7th Annual Dothan Classic set to kick off this week - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

7th Annual Dothan Classic set to kick off this week

Posted by: Daniel Curtis - bio | email

DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - The NGA Hooters pro golf tour is making a stop in the wiregrass this week.

For the 7th year in a row The Hooters Tour is rolling into the circle city.  168 golfers will be teeing off in the Annual Dothan Classic.

"We're always excited to be back, the golf course is a great test for our golfers and the community always gets behind the tournament," says Todd Barbee, tournament director for the Hooters Tour.

This year's field will showcase their talents at the Robert Trent Jones Course Highland Oaks.

"It's just a complete golf course and the players really enjoy it," adds Barbee.

"Anytime a tour wants to come to your facility it's a good thing," explains Mike Barber, director of golf for Highland Oaks.

The weeklong event brings in more than a hundred thousand dollars to the community, as well a portion of the tournaments proceeds go to local charity.

"For local businesses and hotels and things like that it brings business to them and it does keep our golf course in a professional tournament condition and it keeps us possibly in the running for a larger tour down the road," says Barber.

Volunteers are needed for the tournament, if you'd like to volunteer call Highland Oaks at 712-2820.

©2009 WSFA. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

    Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:28:56 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:33:56 GMT
    (Source: KHSB/CNN)(Source: KHSB/CNN)

    Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available.

    More >>

    Authorities are searching for a suspect in the shooting of two police officers in Kansas City, Missouri. Police spokesman Jacob Becchina said Sunday that the officers' conditions aren't available.

    More >>
  • Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

    Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:15:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:33:24 GMT

    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

    More >>

    Speaking during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, he reiterates that there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russian government.

    More >>
  • Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:04:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:33:53 GMT
    (Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP). Crews battle the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge along Highway 140 near El Portal in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018.(Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP). Crews battle the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge along Highway 140 near El Portal in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

    A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park.

    More >>

    A wildfire that killed a California firefighter has grown quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly