Dave Barnes Memorial Scholarship Foundation
In 2014 charitable foundation was established to honor the life of Dave Barnes. Mr. Barnes was a life long resident of Akron, OH. He grew up in west Akron and his second home was Good Park Golf Course. Sports were a way of life for Dave. He began playing golf at an early age and entered his first tournament in 1966 at Good Park in the twelve and under Division then called “The Boys’ Junior Tournament.” He was a 1973 graduate of Buchtel High School and a 1977 graduate of University of Akron. Dave played varsity golf all four years, 1974-1977, that the U of A team earned berth in the NCAA National Tournament. He stands alone as the only first team All-American in golf from the U of A. He earned 5th place finish in the 1976 NCAA II tournament with rounds of 74, 78, 74 and 74. At the time of his passing in 2010, Dave was the general manager of Good Park.
In his honor we will award 3 senior high players a scholarship who are pursuing a college education. In the past 3 years we have awarded over $22000 dollars in college scholarships.
Applicants must be a senior.
Must have competed in Good Park Junior Tournament
Must have a GPA of 3.0
Must be accepted to a college at this time.
Applications can be pick up at Good Park Golf Course.
Further questions or concerns please contact Kristy Biasella at firstname.lastname@example.org