Eighty-four players teed it up at Arlington on Aug. 1 in the 24th Madison County Industrial Management Club David Bonn Memorial Scramble.
This event was started by the late David E. Bonn and Bob Geiger 24 years ago at Arlington with the proceeds donated to the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center in Richmond and St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Berea.
The team winning the $500.00 first prize was sponsored by the Concrete Material Corporation and consisted of Anthony Parks, Rob Robertson, Ray Neumister and Rob Condo with a score of 50.
Second place went to the Central Bank and Trust team with Pat Smith, Harold Borders, Ken Riley and Darryl Weaver with 51, earning $300.
Third was the Sherwin Williams Global Finishes Corporation with Bob Geiger, Steve Laslo, Steve Fritz and Wayne Ohr also with a 51, but losing on the scorecard match. They earned $200.
Closest to the pin winners were: No. 5 — Johnny Caudill; No. 7 — Amanda Stepp; No. 14 — Johnny Caudill and No. 16 — Janenne Abney.
Winner of the drawing for four tickets and parking pass to the Cincinnati Reds-Chicago Cubs game on Aug. 18 was Tanner Stambaugh compliments of Republic Services, M&M Sanitation and Provided by Jeff Perry.
For the past 24 years the dinner following the golf tourney has been provided by the Delta Natural Gas Company and the beverages on the golf course have been compliments of the Concrete Materials Corporation.
This scramble was another good boost financially to our local medical and healthcare systems in the county.
I was remiss in not getting the report on this fine tournament to you sooner, so special thanks to chairman Bob Geiger for waking me up and giving me the info.
You da man, Bob!
13th annual Nancy Gillispie Memorial Scramble
Last Wednesday, 52 golfers took to the links at Battlefield in this annual event dedicated to a wonderful lady who lost her battle with cancer after a courageous fight.
There were three teams that tied for first place with identical scores of 57. Going to a scorecard match the winners were: For the Gold — Barry Brock, Brian Dexter, Bobby Lakes, and John Gillum; Silver Medals — Bruce Lainhart, Patrick Schneider, Kelvin Perry and Willy Wallingford. Bronze Medals — John Helton, Kelli Hensley, Mark Buttry and Ricky Clontz.
In the special events, closest to the pin winners were: No. 6 — Pat Brandenburg and No. 17 — John Gillum; longest drive on No. 1 — Kelli Hensley and No. 14 — Michael Botner.
After play the players enjoyed a delicious lunch of steak, chicken, oriental salad, homemade bread and brownies catered by Ann..
Chairwoman Beverly Shearer did a fine job.
The scramble raised $4,500 for the Calicorn Farm Relay For Life Team and proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.
Fun, exciting member/member at MCC
On Friday and Saturday 36 members teed it up in this action-packed event.
It started out on Friday evening with 12 teams in an exciting shootout followed by a motorized gallery rooting for their favorite players. After a lot of chip-offs and the smoke cleared the last team standing tall was Joe Robertson and Derek Ward, who picked up the most marbles.
Second place went to Jeremiah Duerson and Tyler Marcum and third was the team of Steve Brandenburg and Terry Marcum.
On Saturday, the players played 27 holes with the first nine, best ball; second nine, alternate shot; and the third nine, scramble.
Stepping into the winner’s circle was the team of Tommy Broaddus and Joe Robertson with a fantastic 79. Second place was Buzz Little and Mark Metcalf, 86. Third place was J. R. Wells and Jeremiah Duerson, 90, and fourth was Bud Carr and Bruce Lainhart, 92.
Joe, you da man twice!
Closest to the pin winners were: No. 3 — Buddy Stone; No. 6 — Mike Freer and No. 9 — Cal Tolar.
Tournament chairman Hubert Broaddus, with help from Doug Tudor, did his usual fine job of putting on another fun tournament at the old Madison Country Club.
Verda Wylie wins at Arlington
On July 28, Verda Wylie won the Arlington Women’s Championship, barely nosing out defending champion Jan Barnes for the victory.
Verda fired an 81 to edge Jan by two strokes. Stephanie Giacchini took third-place honors with an 84.
Congratulations, Verda, on a great win!
Special thanks to my friend, Katty Wylie, for the info.
Giacchini wins The Bull championship
Over this past weekend, The Bull held its Championship Tournament.
The champ with a two-day total of 145 was Tom Giacchini. Second place went to Lee Sewell, 156 and tied for third with 157 were John Hamilton and Eddie Burkhart.
The First Flight was won by Dale Tucker with a 160. Rounding out the flight was Shannon Potter, second, with 161 and Hameed Koury, third, with 167.
The Senior Champion was Loren Heaney, 149; second was Bob Ford, 150, third was Frankie Crum, 151 and fourth was Larry Wilson, 154.
Senior First Flight was a tie with Jim Houglin and Roland Hanim turning in 166s and sharing the win!
Thanks to Tom Giacchini, tournament director for The Bull, for the information.
Friday at Battlefield – The Annual Preservation Celebrity Shootout Classic. It is presented by the Battle of Richmond Association and The Roy and Sue Kidd Scholarship Fund. Entry fee is $90 per player or $360 per team. Sponsorships are beverage cart $250; hole sponsor $150; cart sponsor $50 for one or $100 for three, $100 for closest to the pin, putting contest or long drive sponsors, (signage is provided for all the sponsorship events). The main sponsor is Peoples Bank of Madison County. Celebrities scheduled for the event are Dave Baker, Mayor Jim Barnes, Joe Blankenship, Rob Bromley, Judge Kent Clark, Dick Gabriel, Jack “Goose” Givens, Myron Guyton, Ralph Hacker, Ernie House, John Jackson, Aaron Jones, Glenmore Jones, Tom Leach, Jim LeMaster (Rupp’s Runts), Wayne Martin, Frank Minniefield, Ed Miracle, Mike Pratt, Mark Sandy, Guy Strong, Jim Tanara, Tuck Woolum and Honorary Chair Coach Roy Kidd.
Saturday and Sunday at Berea Country Club — Member/Member Tournament. Entry fee is $30 per person. Food and entertainment 7 p.m. Saturday. Call the Pro Shop to sign up (986-7141).
Challenges are what makes life interesting; Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful — Unknown
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Until next time … live, love, laugh and learn, Glenmore.