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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.

a group of men playing golf

Monday, May 20, 2024

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Clay Dotson Open. We had 240 golfers in this year’s tournament—a new record! Check this page soon for a list of winners, and we’ll keep you posted on the 2025 Clay Dotson Open!

Highlights from 2024

235 golfers hit the links Monday, May 20, 2024 as Young Harris College hosted the 20th Annual Clay Dotson Open Golf Tournament at Brasstown Valley Resort. The tournament raised over $130,000 for student scholarships.

1st Flight 1st

First place winners

Daryl Allison
Brandon Arrowwood
Isiah McPherson
Curtis Phillips


2nd Flight 1st

First place winners

Anna Claire Knight
Molly Vinson
Jennifer Rushton (Not Pictured)

1st Flight 1st (1)

First place winners

Scott Roland
Kern Parks
Chip McFarlin
Craig McKee

2nd Flight 1st (1)

First place winners

Randy Tompkins
Danny Barrett
Mel Halfon
Gary Nicholson

Photo Alumni Challenge Team Winner 2024

Tom Forker, Sr. Alumni Challenge Winners

Awarded to the team with the lowest score and a minimum of three YHC alumni

Frank Butler, 1976
Paul Butler, 1976
Kurt Momand, 1977
Mark Stancil