Golf Tournament Benefits Springfield Hospital

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The 17th annual Springfield Hospital Challenge at Okemo Valley Golf Club on Thursday, September 21 was an excellent golf outing and a successful fund raiser.  This year’s tournament proceeds exceeded $20,000 and will support the Hospital’s campaign to renovate its Childbirth Center.

A record 32 teams of golfers competed for awards and raffle prizes. 30 sponsoring organizations underwrote the tournament, which included a box lunch, dinner buffet, complimentary refreshments on the course, and a gift to every golfer of a fleece vest with tournament logo.

Tournament sponsors were Black River Produce, Coverys, H.P. Cummings Construction, Griffin Construction, IPG Employee Benefits Specialists, Kinney Drugs Foundation, Richard Marasa MD, NFP Property & Casualty, and Springfield Printing Corporation.  Club professional, Michael Santa Maria, and the Okemo staff took very good care of the golfers and helped make the event an overall success.

Team and individual winners were:

A flight

1st Place        Low Gross

Kevin Theissen, Ted Stryhas, Ryan McGuire, Ed Richter

2nd Place       Low Gross

Tom Hoyt, Brian Stowell, Peter Goodrich, Joe Tolman

1st Place        Low Net

Shannon Gaulin, Chris Gautreau, Todd Lagrow, Rick Bazluke

2nd Place       Low Net

Rick Marasa, Tim Kangas, Rich Lane, Chris Garvey

B flight

1st Place        Low Gross

Roger Cawvey, Jacob Cawvey, Russ Either, Alan Kinney

2nd Place       Low Gross

Chad Illingworth, Gary Parzych, Eric Warren, Chris Cappello

1st Place        Low Net

Keith Hanatow, Todd Watkins, John Brash, Mike Darcy

2nd Place       Low Net

Neal McIntyre, John Birch, Josh Witkin, Clayton White

Closest to the Line             Dan Patria

Longest Putt                        Peter Goodrich