Visiting before playingJohn Thompson, right, takes time to talk with Cliff Garrison before the morning session of the 14th annual Ralph Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, aka The Ralph, played Monday at Forrest City Country Club. Thompson and Garrison are both Forrest City natives. Garrison, a 1958 graduate of Forrest City High School and a member of the Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame since 2004, played basketball, football and ran track at Forrest City. Thompson, a member of the Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame since 2006, is the defensive coordinator at Texas State University. The Ralph drew 30 teams, eight for the morning session and 22 for the afternoon session. The tournament is named in honor of John’s father, Ralph Thompson. More photos from the tournament will appear in Wednesday’s edition of the Times-Herald. Photo by Fred Conley.
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