Golf scramble honoring Johnathan Goddard set for Aug. 30

The 2013 Johnathan Goddard Memorial Golf Scramble, played in honor of the former Marshall  football standout, will take place Friday, Aug. 30, at Twin Silos Golf Course in Lavalette.

Goddard was an all-American defensive end for Marshall in the early 2000’s. He died in a motorcycle accident in 2008. Proceeds from the golf tournament go to the Johnathan Goddard Endowment Scholarship, which is given to a chosen student-athlete with a learning disability.

The scramble tees off at 1 p.m. Cost to enter is $75 per person or $300 for a team.

The tournament features closest-to-the-pin prizes, longest-drive prizes, a raffle, an auction, and a chance to win a car. Dinner is at 6 p.m.

Anyone with questions, suggestions or donations, or who is interested in sponsorship or wants to claim a team’s spot in the scramble, can e-mail tournament officials at or call Tamera at 443-865-7281. Participants must pre-register by e-mail or at

Pre-payments will also be accepted by mail. The address is Johnathan Goddard Endowment Scholarship (JGES), 617 W. 10th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701.