I checked in with former Eagle jock Rhubarb Jones earlier this week when I got a note that his 17th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament was still going on as scheduled despite the fact he no longer has a radio platform to promote it. (Kicks and True Oldies are going to help him out. He taped some spots for them a few days ago.)
“I’ll keep doing it as long as people show up,” he said. Charlie Daniels has committed again to be musical entertainment. It will be held May 5 at the Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta and supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Last year’s event raised $160,000.
Do you miss Rhubarb Jones?
- Yes! I’m glad he found a teaching gig but get him back on the radio!
- Nope. His time has passed.
Jones is now a media professor at Kennesaw State University, teaching “Contemporary Issues in Media” and “Media Management.” “The economy the way it is, I found a niche with something I’m