John Wesley Cup returns to Grand Island

John Wesley Cup returns to Grand Island
Johnny Paulk spoke Friday night (Source: WALB)
Johnny Paulk spoke Friday night (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The 13th annual John Wesley cup is taking place this weekend over at Grand Island golf course.

The men and women compete in the open tournament for a trophy, prizes and bragging rights.

But the main goal is to raise money for a program called student ministries which looks to uplift the youth in area schools.

"A lot of people tell me this is one of their favorite tournaments to participate in," said event organizer Price Corr.  "Because underlying all of this is the love of the Lord Jesus Christ and that we all treat each other well."

The guest speaker for the night was retired golf pro Johnny Paulk.

He currently serves as the announcer for the 18th hole at the Masters.

The former Albany High Indian is a member of the Georgia golf hall of fame, but he's still going to try and get the competitive edge on the course this weekend.

"Find out how far I can move up," said Paulk. "Make the golf course shorter for me. And my son and I, John Dean we're going to play and we'll have a good time."

The tournament continues Saturday morning with a devotional breakfast at 6:45. They are accepting walk ups, the entry fee is $50.

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