(Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 edition)A record thirty-nine teams competed in this year’s tournament on September 7 at the Dayton Golf and Country Club. 2022 was the inaugural year for the tournament to honor the late Paul Riggs, a long-time member of the Rhea Medical Healthcare Foundation (RMHF) Board and avid golfer.Paul was instrumental in helping to develop this event into the successful tournament it is today. Three teams tied, so a random hole was selected and the team that ended up winning included Patrick Everett, Wayne Stewart, Lexi Leffew and Skyler Everett.The RMHF mission is to provide support to Rhea Medical Center’s mission of partnering with physicians and the community to provide safe, quality, compassionate and affordable healthcare.Proceeds from this event went toward the purchase of four Stryker Arthroscopy lenses. “These lenses are similar to a professional camera lens. They enhance definition and clarity to see in and around the knee or shoulder joint. This allows us to diagnose orthopedic injuries with greater accuracy to that we can get our community back to the activities they love!”, according to Dr. Lee Radford, orthopedic surgeon at Rhea Medical Center. Over $15,500 was raised from our sponsors and players.The RMHF thanks its Title sponsors of Hi-Tech Tire and Auto Service (Mike and Gina Richey), Dillard Construction, Tennessee Valley Bone and Joint, and Quorum Health Resources.Thanks and gratitude to Birdie sponsors Dayton Monuments, McGriff Insurance Services, Simply Bank, Suburban, TenCate Grass, Texas Roadhouse, Edward Jones – Karen Boyd, Arthur Gallagher and Associates, La-Z-Boy, Nokian Tyres, and Concord Medical Group.RMHF also thanks Par sponsors West Star Aviation, Southeast Bank, A+ Technical Service, and Andy Kelly State Farm; Healthcare Hero sponsors Golden Eagle Outfitters and Standifer Orthodontics; Patron sponsors Bradley Tire, Dayton Glass, Lynda Moore, Napa and Eagle Exxon. A special thanks to our many hole sponsors who helped make this tournament a success.To view pictures from the Paul Riggs Memorial Golf Tournament, along with other events and happenings held by the RMHF, visit the RMC Foundation Event Page on Facebook.