Clay Dotson Open

Clay Dotson Open
Monday, May 22

Held at the beautiful Brasstown Valley Resort, the Clay Dotson Open golf tournament benefits student scholarships at Young Harris College. Nearly 100 percent of YHC students receive some form of financial assistance, and all proceeds from the tournament are used toward student scholarships. Your generous support of this event allows YHC students the opportunity to achieve their academic pursuits and become part of the YHC legacy.


Registration includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments, a goody bag valued at $75, and every dollar we raise pours directly into student scholarships!

Tournament Highlights

  • Morning and afternoon flights (limited to 112 players each)
    (Morning flight activities will begin at 6:45 a.m. Afternoon flight activities will begin at 1:30 p.m.)
  • Awards ceremony with prizes for low net score in each flight
  • Putting contest with prizes
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Complimentary lunch/refreshments 
  • Complimentary team photograph
  • Mulligans available for purchase

The Tom Forkner, Sr. Alumni Challenge

  • Gather at least three YHC alumni on a team and compete for a special award.
  • Discounted rate for alumni on team ($150 per alumnus/alumna player)
  • Award for the team (with three or more alumni) that has the lowest score in the tournament

Goody Bag

  • Calloway Polo with the YHC/Clay Dotson Open Logo
  • Golf Towel with YHC Logo
  • Golf Tees with ball marker and divot repair tool with YHC Logo
  • A sleeve of Wilson Golf Balls with YHC Logo
2022 Clay Dotson Open Winners

Flight A


Brandon Arrowwood
Isiah McPherson
Curtis Phillips
Daryl Allison

Drew Dotson
Mitch Kramer
Chris Mannella

Armond Reese
Kevin Peak
Beaker O'Shaughnessey
John Rowell

Flight B

Ricky Tanner
Tommy Greene
Dusty Rodgers
Adam Meyers

Kurt Momand
Paul Butler
Brett Butler
Grady Mosley

Barbara Williford
Mike Williford
Steve Rowe
Michael Gay

Longest Drive
Robby Kassouf

Closest to the Pin
Beaker O'Shaughnessey


Flight A


Rick Davenport
Andy Burks
Jackson Burks
Ryan Burks

Angus Guberman
Ethan Rogers
Bob Rogers
Phillip Verlander

Steve Conrad
Eric Conrad
Casey Conrad
Andrew Conrad

Flight B

Michael Clements
Billy Roland
Matt Cox
Lumpy Lambert

Dick Conn
Matt Pegg
Steve Patton
Brooks Robinson

Kurt Momand, '77
Paul Butler, '77
Brett Butler
Jim Bates

Cody Ching
Oliver Pratt
Josh Rudnik
Scott Carter

Longest Drive
Grace Jones

Closest to the Pin
Philip Verlander


Tom Forkner, Sr. Alumni Challenge Winners
Rick Davenport, Class of 1971
Jackson Burks, Class of 2019
Ryan Burks, Class of 2013

Andy Burks