Hackin for Health tourney raises $5,400

Monday, July 3, 2006
Members of the winning team of the Championship Flight were, from left, Todd Walker, Dustin Walker, Brent Moore, and Taylor Deweese. Submitted photo

BERRYVILLE -- On Friday, June 2, Carroll Health Foundation hosted its 11th annual golf tournament. Held at Holiday Island Country Club, this year's tournament featured a new name, the Carroll County Charity Golf Classic, and a new format.

This year's four-person scramble was very successful, raising approximately $5,400 for People Helping People, healthcare scholarships and community programs for St. John's Hospital -- Berryville.

Thirty-six teams came out for the four-person scramble that kicked off with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Plaques and trophies by Triple S Trophies, as well as pro shop gift certificates and assorted prizes were given to first, second, and third place in each of three flights.

In addition to the flight awards, prizes were given for men's and ladies' Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin by Community First Bank, Morton's Experienced Balls and A.G. Edwards & Sons -- Harrison.

Corporate sponsorships were provided by Carroll County News, First National Bank of Green Forest, KTHS, McBride Distributing Co, Inc., Pinnacle Health Group, and St. John's Hospital-Berryville.

Hole-in-one sponsor for the event was www.softub.com from Eagle Rock, Mo. In addition, there were 26 other sponsors who contributed awards, door prizes, food, and giveaways.

As a special feature for this year's tournament, Bank of Eureka Springs offered participants the opportunity to Beat the Banker and raised over $500 for the tournament's charities.

Special thanks for this year's tournament go to tournament volunteers from St. John's Hospital -- Berryville, People Helping People, and St. John's Clinic -- Holiday Island.

TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Championship Flight: 1st Place- For Community First- Dustin Walker, Taylor DeWeese, Brent Moore, Todd Walker (55); 2nd Place- Dan Perry, Hugh Crawford, Wayne White, Harlin Patrick (57); 3rd Place- Jim Coger, John Carpenter, Barry Tice, Wes Fowler (58).

First Flight: 1st Place-Susan Coenen, Tom Coenen, Jack Rodrock, Keith Pearson (65); 2nd Place- Lyle Slater, Sue Dillard, Frank Banister, Nola Banister (65); 3rd Place -- Tim Hill, Fred Looper, Dr. Steve Shrum, Dr. Jim Stockton (65).

Second Flight: 1st Place -- John Inman, Colleen Inman, Bob Smith, Joe Head (70); 2nd Place -- Bob Parks, Chuck Johnson, Judy Gambill, Gene Gambill (71); 3rd Place -- Marvin Sylvester, Jean Sylvester, Duell Mathis, Irma Mathis (71).

Best Score Mixed Team: Rev. Tom Gripka, Richard Wollard, Kent Stringer, Suzanne Stringer (64).

Closest to the Pin: Scott Jarchow.

Men's Longest Drive: Dr. Larry George.

Ladies' Longest Drive: Sue Dillard.

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