ST. CLAIRSVILLE -- The Belmont College Foundation hosted their Sixth Annual Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble on May 15 at the Belmont Hills Country Club with a shotgun start at Noon

The purpose of the event was to raise funds for the Belmont College Thomas R. Dowler Fund which benefits Belmont College students. This fund was established to further the mission of Belmont College and may be used to support the students, faculty, programs, and facilities of Belmont College where the need exists.

"Mr. Dowler, former President of the Foundation Board, played an integral part in building the Belmont College Foundation, and his love of the college was evident to all those who knew him," said R.J. Konkoleski, Vice President of Advancement & Marketing. "We are so pleased to host this golf scramble in Mr. Dowler's memory as the college's way of continuing his legacy. I would like to express my sincere thanks to Mrs. Linda Dowler as well as all of our sponsors and volunteers who assisted with the event."

The winning team of the 2017 Dowler Classic was Team Pathway Growth Partners: Francis Hanasky; Frank Hewitt; Frank Posinelli; and Bruce Thompson.

Major sponsors of the 2017 Thomas R. Dowler Memorial Classic Golf Scramble were as follows: Belmont Savings Bank; Designs and Logos; Doan Ford; Mrs. Linda Dowler; Fulcrum Pittsburgh, LLC; Col. Wayne Smith; Harry & Sue White; and Whiteside.