WASHINGTON COUNTY GOLF HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT PAIR
Two veteran golfers will be the latest inductees into the Washington County Golf Hall of Fame during
ceremonies scheduled for Sunday, May 5 at Beaver Creek Country Club.
Randy Barnes was selected as the 2023 inductee. However, the induction event was postponed and HE
will be rewarded in May. The Hall of Fame has selected Fountain Head Country Club member Elaine
Morris as its 2024 inductee.
Among his many achievements on the golf course, Barnes was the first winner of the Washington
County Amateur in 1990 and is a former winner of the original Black Rock Championship in 2003.
Morris has been a dominant figure in women’s golf at Fountain Head. She won her first club
championship in 1981 which was the first of 13 in succession. Overall, Morris has won 20 women’s titles,
most recently in 2022.
In addition, the Hall of Fame will present awards to professional Ashley Grier and amateurs Chuck
Thatcher and Ryan Crabtree. Thatcher was the amateur player of the year in 2022 and Crabtree is the
selection for the 2023 season.
Rod Steiner will also receive the second Service Award.
The Golf Hall of Fame was established to honor successful golf individuals in Washington County. By
year, the inductee list includes: Dirk Schultz, David Grier, Greg Henry, Al Gardner, Rod Steiner, Mark
Weber, Chuck Pessagno, Bert Yingling and Lumar Slocum in 2019; Chuck Ingram, James Johnson, Greg
McNaney and Dick Roulette in 2020; Ken Lampard, Ashley Grier, Lee Cordell and Tim Koelble in 2021;
Tim Steiner and Chuck Thatcher in 2022.