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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — On Friday, March 25, Mark Dotson, Young Harris College Vice President for Advancement, met with Adam Born, president of the United Community Bank of Blairsville, to graciously accept the bank’s generous donation to the 2022 Young Harris College Clay Dotson Open Golf Tournament.

The 18th annual Clay Dotson Open will be held Monday, May 16 at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Georgia. Every year, this tournament benefits student scholarships at Young Harris College. Nearly 100 percent of YHC students receive some form of financial assistance, so all proceeds from the Clay Dotson Open go toward these young adults’ academic endeavors.

Young Harris College thanks the United Community Bank of Blairsville for being a Diamond Sponsor for the Clay Dotson Open and for helping Mountain Lions to reach their academic goals.

Want to play in the 2022 Clay Dotson Open and contribute to YHC students’ education? Register by Monday, May 2 at There will be a morning flight and an afternoon flight, and refreshments will be served throughout the day. There is a discounted rate for teams made up of all YHC alumni.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires, and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit