The 2019 Vernon Parish 4-H Thad Bailes 4-H Scholarship Golf Tournament is set to take place on September 2nd at the Leesville Municipal Golf Course at 8 a.m.

Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit a scholarship fund for Vernon Parish 4-H students who will attend college or vocational school.

To participate in the tournament there is a $50 entry fee that covers the green fee, lunch, and golf

The tournament is named in honor Thad Bailes, who was well known and beloved by many in
the community.

The official release for the tournament says “Thad Bailes was a great believer and supporter of
the youth of Vernon parish and the 4-H Program. This scholarship program is named in his
honor and is given through support of people like you.”

The tournament organizers released that while they have had great support from the community,
they are still looking for sponsors for the tournament. Their official release stated:
“To assist us in these endeavors we are needing sponsors! Any size donation would be
appreciated but we are looking for hole sponsors in the amount of $100.00 or more and corporate

sponsors in the amount of $300 All sponsors will receive media recognition and our corporate
sponsors would also be listed on all printed materials distributed to promote the tournament.”
All checks should be made payable to “Vernon Parish 4-H.”

Tournament organizers also wanted to thank the corporate sponsors who are supporting this
year’s tournament: MMT Resources Buytinuty Coding, Sabine Bank Wayne Bush, Attorney at
Law GEICO-Steven's and Associates Calcasieu SWD Vernon Parish 4-H, Cryer's Sports,Vernon

Parish 4-H Teen Leader Club, Extra Space Storage, Vernon Parish Tourism, West Louisiana
Dental Center, Aaron Nash-Shell Oil Nikki Church, MD Family Medicine, and Schamerhorn,

For more information contact Tournament Chairman Ray Ortiz at (337)-208-7329.