Golfing for a good cause


Golfers from across Baldwin County gathered together at Rock Creek Golf Course last Friday for the inaugural Bouch’s Balls and Butts Charitable Golf Tournament to help raise much-needed funds for Prodisee Pantry.

The event was the brainchild of Bouch’s Premium Cigars proprietors Gene Bouchillon and Jack Milstead, who wanted to do something to help give back to the community.

“It was something we felt we needed to do,” Bouchillon said. “Prodisee Pantry does so much for the people of Baldwin County, so we looked and thought that maybe we could help just raise 1 percent of what their needed funds for the year would be with this golf tournament.”

Through the generosity of the players, hole sponsors and other donors who just wanted to help out, the tournament was able to raise $17,500 in donations.

“That’s just a testament to the generosity of our customers, our friends and the people of Baldwin County,” Milstead said. “People here can be incredibly generous, and what we were able to help raise here for Prodisee Pantry just highlights that. We’re thankful for the community’s help and support.”