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Golf tournament nets $10,500 for Boys & Girls Club

August 25, 2014

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Flight A WinnersNineteen teams spent a day on the links for a good cause Saturday, with the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri’s Putting “Fore” the Kids Golf Tournament.

Held at Triple Creek Golf Course in Cole Camp, the event raised more than $10,500, which will be used for general operational expenses.

In addition to playing, the tournament also offered raffles and games. Winner of the longest drive contest was Kelli Tosti, winner of closest to the pin contest was Todd Nappe and the hole in one winner was Club board member Matt Melville, who scored on hole No. 5, which has a par 4.

Winning teams included:

Flight A
First Place, Team led by Leonard Creek, 53
Second Place, Team led by Walt Heisterberg, 57
Third Place, Team led by John McConnell, 57

Flight BFlight B Winners
First Place, Team led by Ethan Henson, 64
Second Place, Team led by Stoney Hays, 65
Third Place, Team led by Dave Backer, 66

“Though the weather was hot, we had a great turnout,” said Director of Development Melissa Boeschen. “We’d like to thank everyone involved in Putting ‘Fore’ the Kids: our volunteers, those who played and especially our three major sponsors, W-K Chevrolet, Missouri Bank II and McCarthy Toyota.” --Submitted photos.

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