The 24th Annual Michael Martin Golf Tournament was held last week at the Southern Wayne Country Club with a total of 44 man teams playing. The scholarship golf tournament is held annually in memory of North Carolina Highway Patrolman Michael Martin who was killed in the line of duty.
Michael Martin was raised in Mount Olive, and was a police officer for the town of Mount Olive.
Last year’s tournament raised over 50,000, the total raised from the first tournament until now is over $390,000.
This years four man teams were Rob Farmer, Corbett Cummings, Tyler Smith and Mike Brothers. The team teed off in the second set and shot a 51 to win the tournament. The team was representing Rouseco Inc. of Kinston.