Tournament renamed Judge James B. Scales Memorial Golf Tournament

Published 5:45 pm Friday, August 11, 2017

Special to The Leader

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to rename its annual golf tournament to the “Judge James B. Scales Memorial Golf Tournament” today at its August board meeting. Golf tournament chairman and City Manager Jerry Jones made the recommendation to change the name in honor of Judge Scales who recently passed away. Scales was a regular participant in the chamber’s annual golf tournament and several other golf tournaments in the area. The tournament will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Babe Zaharias Golf Course in Port Arthur. Tee time is 8:00 am for this four person scramble. The cost is $60 per player which includes green fees, cart, beverages, food, and door prizes. Mulligans may be purchased for $5 each with a limit of two per player.    Hole sponsorships in the form of tee box signs are available for $100 each. All proceeds go to the Bridge City Chamber and Historical Museum formerly the Prairie View Teacherage. For more information or to register, call the chamber at (409) 735-5671 or Golf Tournament Chairman Jerry Jones at (409) 735-6801. Registration forms can be found on the chamber’s website: