In 2001 The Brett Ringer Memorial Golf Tournament was established by former Rock Hill High School Football Coach, Jim Ringer, to honor his late son Brett Ringer.
The Tournament raises monies in the form of Scholarships for High School Seniors to help with college expenses, at the college of their choice.
Students at each of the 3 Rock Hill High Schools and 1 is given to Lancaster High School, 3 to Clemson University, and 7 are given to the South Carolina Coaches Association to be distributed throughout the state of South Carolina.
Students may inquire and apply through their appropriate school guidance office about the scholarships.
There is a special committee that reviews each application and then selections are made.
Selections are made based on academics, character, and hard work.
The Brett Ringer Memorial Tournament is a non-profit tournament where 100% of the monies raised goes into the fund for the students. $10,000 dollars are allocated for scholarships per year and broken in $500 scholarships for each selected recipient.
Since 2001, we have raised over $150,000 for students! This is achieved through player registration, presenting sponsor, golf hole sponsors, beverage cart sponsor, lunch sponsor, donations, and dedicated volunteers.
FUN FACT: 2022 was a record breaking year for our scholarship tournament, after pausing the tournament for 2 years because of Covid. Our players and sponsors really showed up and we had over 100 players and raised over $18,500. This is wonderful testament to our community's support for Brett and the scholarship program. Thank You Everyone who had a hand in the event!
If you would like to become a sponsor or to donate, please contact Tricia Kimbrell at 803-324-6117. Donations are accepted all year long on this site.
Thank you to all the participants, sponsors, all the donations, and the volunteers who make this tournament such a success!
The 2023 Brett Ringer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Waterford Golf Club in Rock Hill, SC.
Make Sure You Know Your Captain's/Team Name for Check-In Please.
Please fill out our registration form.
You can pay the day of the event or prepay here or the section under the registration form.
Checks can be made out to: Jim Ringer/Brett Ringer Memorial.
If you have additional questions about the tournament's rules or if you would like to speak to someone directly about player registration, Walt Gainey is your contact and he can be reached at 803-984-2994 by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org
There is only 1 Tee Buster per person, and it must be paid for in advance. Tee busters can be used on the long-drive hole but cannot be used for the long-drive prize consideration. Refer to the tournament information above for longest drive contest hole.
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