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Tom Alexander Charity Golf Tournament

Sign Up for 1st Annual Tom Alexander Charity Golf Tournament

A full house is expected October 6 when Mountain Air honors one of its most respected residents and club members with the first annual Tom Alexander Charity Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the event go to the Mountain Air Community Fund that supports worthy Tom Alexander Charity Tournament at Mountain Air Golf Courseorganizations throughout Yancey County. The event cranks up with a noon shotgun start on Mountain Air’s beautiful mountaintop course, winding up with a 19th hole celebration in Orville & Wilbur’s, the Mountain’s favorite gathering spot. The $250 entry fee includes golf, lunch, snacks and dinner, plus a commemorative program and hat. Space is limited, so early sign-ups are recommended through the Mountain Air Pro Shop (828-682-4600).      

Porsches Blast Down the Runway at 2019’s “Cars & Coffee”

Taking off took on a different meaning recently on the Mountain Air runway as Porsche drivers from three states visited for another “Cars & Coffee” event, sponsored by Porsche Asheville and the Mountain Air Property Owners Association. Getting things started was the scenic three-mile drive up Slickrock Mountain to the runway, situated at 4,600 feet above sea level. The Porsche group lined up their cars and enjoyed a morning outing with long-range views. The highlight for most was an opportunity to make a high-speed run down the runway, with several Mountain Air residents joining in the fun with their cars. Proving that action speaks louder than words, click here to see the action.