Golf tournament successful
STAUNTON (Oct. 19, 2017) – A total of 64 golfers gathered at Timber Lake Golf Course in Staunton Sept. 22 and helped raise over $16,000 for the Bob Price Memorial Scholarship fund.
Price’s family was there for the event, including sister Carol Harrison of North Carolina, brothers Roger Price of Hillsboro and Jerry Price of Washington, nieces Crissi Harrison of North Carolina and Audra Harrison of Virginia, and nephew Jackson Price of St. Charles, Mo.
Cash payouts went to the first three team places, and eighth place. The first place team with a score of 59 went to the team of Mitch Scheller, Dave Scheller, and Andy Mayer of Mt. Olive and Chuck Satterlee of Walshville.
Second place with a score of 60 went to the team of Adam Tallman and Nick Sievers of Gillespie, Cort Hellman of Hamel and Dennis Stauffer of St. Louis.
Third place with a score of 62 went to the team of Karen Gordon of Troy; Mike Irwin of Mt. Vernon and Ann and Ken Kallall of Carrollton. Eighth place score of 66 went to the team of Bob Malham, Ed Bates, Archie Parker of Carlinville and Darren Malham of Auburn.
The longest drive winner was Mayer. Closets to the pin winner was Stauffer. Mike Gillock of Nokomis won the putting contest. The winner of the cash/gun raffle was Dana Longmeyer of Palmyra, and she chose the gun.
Five $1000 scholarships were awarded last year in Hillsboro, Litchfield, Carlinville, Raymond and Jerseyville, with a total of 14 awarded in the past four years. The scholarships are available to high school senior students in Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery counties. Next year’s tournament is Sept. 21, 2018. Contact Ginger Barnes at 825-9175 for more information. Donations can be made anytime to the Bob Price Memorial Scholarship fund at First National Bank of Raymond.
First place score of 59 at the Bob Price Memorial Scholarship golf tournament Sept. 22, from left are Andy Mayer and Mitch Scheller of Mt. Olive, Chuck Satterlee of Walshville and Dave Scheller of Mt. Olive.
Eighth place team with a score of 66, from left, are Bob Malham of Carlinville, Darren Malham of Auburn, Ed Bates and Archie Parker of Carlinville.