MidFirst Bank to sponsor Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame scholarship

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MidFirst Bank of Oklahoma City has agreed to a five-year sponsorship of one of two annual scholarships awarded by the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame.

The Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Scholarship – Presented by MidFirst Bank will be awarded from 2019 to 2023 and this year will go to Carson Rainbolt of Bartlesville.

“MidFirst Bank is honored to be part of the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame scholarship program, assisting deserving young men and women in their future educational goals,” said Ross Hansen, First Senior Vice President – MidFirst Private Bank.

“We are very grateful to MidFirst Bank for their generous support of the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame and our mission and we will look forward to presenting this scholarship in their name beginning November 24,” said Tom Jones, chairman of the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame Executive Board.

Rainbolt and the second scholarship winner, Blayne Barker of Durant, will be honored November 24 at the 2019 Induction Dinner for the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame. Also being honored is 2019 Everett Dobson Award winner Elizabeth Freeman of Oklahoma Christian University.

This year’s Hall of Fame class includes Bill Glasson, Melissa Luellen, Jim Awtrey, Orville Moody and William Nichols. See much more on the class at www.oklahomagolfhof.org.

In addition to MidFirst Bank, sponsors for this year’s dinner include Warren Charité, PGA of America, Southern Hills Country Club, Oak Tree National, Lew Ellen Erickson, Mike Cawley/Terry E. Harris, Oklahoma Golf Association, Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association, Golf Oklahoma Magazine, First Tee of Tulsa, Beverly and Craig Humphreys, Oral Roberts University Athletics and Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.

The induction dinner is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa. Tickets can still be purchased by going to the website HERE or by calling (918) 280-0787

With $21.6 billion in assets, Oklahoma City-based MidFirst Bank ranks as one of the largest privately owned banks in the country. MidFirst Bank has retail banking centers in Oklahoma, Arizona, California, Colorado, and Texas and provides commercial lending, wealth management, private banking and mortgage servicing nationally.

“MidFirst Bank is a proud supporter of Oklahoma and the communities we serve,” Hansen said. “We are excited about our partnership with the Oklahoma Golf Hall of Fame and the incredible opportunities this scholarship will afford its recipients.”

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