The Southeastern Credit Union Foundation (SECUF) successfully hosted its highly anticipated Second Annual Credit Union Loan Source (CULS) Charity Golf Invitational at the scenic White Columns Country Club in Milton, Georgia. The event, sponsored by CULS, drew a remarkable turnout of 89 golfers, all eager to contribute to a worthy cause. Through the combined efforts of participants and sponsors, the tournament raised an impressive sum of more than $86,000 to support the Foundation’s mission.
SECUF is dedicated to fostering economic growth by promoting financial wellness, encouraging collaborative community initiatives, and providing crucial disaster preparedness and relief services to credit unions. The funds generated from the golf tournament will play a vital role in advancing these essential goals, making a tangible difference in the lives of many.
The tournament showcased the spirit of friendly competition as participants vied for the top positions. It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners who demonstrated exceptional skill and sportsmanship throughout the event:
Congratulations to the talented team from Atlanta Postal Credit Union for clinching the first-place victory. Blake Graham, Ryan Busenitz, and Jimmy Busenitz exhibited remarkable teamwork and golfing prowess to secure this esteemed position.
Hats off to the team from LGE Community Credit Union for their outstanding performance, securing the well-deserved second-place position. Murali Krishnan, Ryan Napier, Rodney Grizzle, and Sean Ferrell showcased their skills and dedication on the course.
The team from Credit Union Carfinders showcased their talent and determination, claiming the third-place victory. Steve Strickland, John Rhea, Chris Trantow, and Dean Wertz exemplified excellence and teamwork throughout the tournament.
Additionally, special recognition goes to the winners of the Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin competitions:
Longest Drive Winners:
Chris Trantow from Credit Union Carfinders and Marla Anderson-Smith from Georgia’s Own Credit Union displayed remarkable strength and precision, capturing the title of Longest Drive winners.
Closest to the Pin Winners:
Lin Hodges from Associated Credit Union and Marla Anderson-Smith from Georgia’s Own Credit Union exhibited exceptional accuracy and skill, emerging as the Closest to the Pin winners.
The Putting Contest proved to be an exciting highlight of the tournament, and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Steve Strickland from Credit Union Carfinders for emerging victorious.
SECUF would like to express its sincere gratitude to all the sponsors who played an integral role in making this event a resounding success. We extend our thanks to CULS, defi Solutions, Members Insurance Advisors, LLC, Peachtree Wealth Strategies, National Cooperative Bank, Experian, Allied Solutions, Open Lending, Constant Ai, Nearman, Maynard, Vallez Certified Public Accountants, Zest AI, TransUnion, Lefkoff, Rubin, Gleason, Russo, & Williams, P.C., LGE Community Credit Union, Snatch Masters, Inc., Georgia’s Own Credit Union, Atlanta Postal Credit Union, CUNA Mutual Group, Corporate One Federal Credit Union, and Print Resources, Inc. Your generous support and commitment to our cause are deeply appreciated.
The Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament stands as a testament to the power of collaboration and community engagement. SECUF looks forward to continuing its mission of driving positive change and enhancing financial well-being for credit unions and their communities.