Our Story

Two Lifelong Friends

An Opportunity ..

And A Dream Comes True

It was a long time dream of partner Gary F. Eudy to own a sports bar. An avid sports fan for just about anything that involves skill, competition and a playoff. Chances are you’ll see him enjoying being a spectator as he watches athletes and teams rise above their own expectations and even defeat thru good sportsmanship of healthy competitions.

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The opportunity became a possibility on Feb. 5 2008. A simple ballot of yes or no for the
registered voters of the City of Locust passed with great lead. Eudy asked his lifelong friend  and partner, Gary C. Honeycutt, “Let’s open a sports bar”. The answer came straightway, a resounding yes. Both successful businessmen in their own right have joined forces to create the area’s icon Tailgators Sports Grill.

Friends in Life, Partners in Business

Gary Eudy, and his brother Jerel continued their father’s legacy with Eudy’s Cabinet Manufacturing, now a third generation success. Beautiful Cabinetry made by hand, from hardwoods from around the country, right in the heart of North Carolina. Generations of woodcrafters come from this area, and three generations of Eudy’s have been in the business of building custom cabinets since 1963. From humble beginnings in a building behind founder Ernest Eudy’s house, to our current cabinet manufacturing and showroom space of over 300,000 square feet, you can count on our dedication to customer satisfaction and the workmanship in our products.

Incorporated in 1964, Locust Pump and Well Drilling sports another family success. In 1983 oldest son, Gary C. Honeycutt joins the family business. Proudly claiming their family reputation based on service and southern pride. “Our company’s most vital asset is our customers. We acknowledge this by providing and delivering helpful, professional, and quality service and assistance.” Accredited by the Better Business Bureau in 2004 with a spotless history of building trust, advertising honestly, truthful and transparent practices of ethics and integrity.

Along with his Mom, Linda, who has meticulously managed the office since the onset, and brother Reggie;
Honeycutt  and their professional team continue to lead the way of success in a business of using land and it’s resources for a better quality of life.  Staying on top of their industry while maintaining a premium service and performance many aspire to duplicate. You’ll see Gary working side by side with his team just as hard as he researches and studies the best of equipment and newest methods of safety and performance practices.

Lucky Number 7

Spring of 2016 marks 7 years since they opened their doors and it will be a lucky summer season for sure. With exciting new changes from music to menus, patrons will continue to bring their families and friends to this hometown restaurant.

With hearts full of passion, spirits of eagerness and solid southern family heritage; it is no wonder this dynamic duo have bred success inside the walls of Tailgators Sports Grill.