Golfers Drive Success at NACE’s Darrel D. Byerley Memorial Golf Tournament

March 25, 2019

By Ben DuBose, Staff Writer, Publications

The drive to NACE International’s CORROSION 2019 began with an above-par turnout at Sunday’s Darrel D. Byerley Memorial Golf Tournament. Presented by the NACE Foundation and graciously sponsored by Tinker & Rasor as the Signature Sponsor, the annual event took place at the private Hermitage Golf Course in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

The President’s Reserve course, designed by renowned golf architect Denis Griffiths, trails through 300 acres of natural Tennessee wetlands and along the banks of the beautiful Cumberland River. It has been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the top 10 courses in Tennessee.

Other sponsors included Sherwin-Williams as Hole In One Sponsor; Stearns Holiday Detectors as Shirt Sponsor; Brown Corrosion Services,Inc. and RCP Integrity Services as Longest Drive Sponsors; Salzgitter Mannesmann Stainless Tubes and RCP as Closest To The Pin Sponsors; and Kema Coatings Ltd. and MSA as Hole Sponsors.

As part of the Hole In One competition, sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, players had an opportunity to drive away in a new Chevrolet Camaro convertible by sinking the first hole-in-one of the day.

The tournament began with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start at 8:00. Awards were given out during the luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Winners included….

1st Place Gross

             Mark Metro

             Dennis McCarty

             Sam Navarro

2nd Place Gross

             Trevor Morrill

             Stephen Gibson

             Rob Atema

             Megan Hodge

3rd Place Gross

             Jeremy Troutman

             Brya Vierthaler

             Chris Brzowski

             Brett Houtz

1st Place Net

             Sean Browning

             Byron Barnett

             Bryan Louque

             Jeremy Ledgewood

2nd Place Net

             Michael Petr

             Roy Nichols

             Amber Petr

             Collette Brogna

3rd Place Net

             Matthew Saint

             Craig Ramsey

             Trey Gunter

             Mike Davis

Proceeds from the tournament go to NACE Foundation, which supports scholarships, training, and workforce development in the field of corrosion mitigation.

For more information about this annual event, contact: NACE Foundation,

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