August 30, 2001

Memphis Teams Win Benefit Golf Tourney At Edina

Championship Flights in this year's annual Cancer Benefit Golf Tourney held at Edina Country Club were both won by teams from Memphis. They have been faithful in their support. Rep. Sam Berkowitz, Dave Seppelt, Brent Bondurant and Larry Hurley won top place in the men's play while Janet Bolick, Keri Hinds, Mary Young and Denise Watson won the ladies' top division. Second place in Men's Championship Flight was won by J.C. Jones, Harold Foreman, Darrell Simmons and Gerald Foreman; and ladies placing second were Fran Mauck, Sherry Mauck, Angie Miller and Tammy Stauffer.

The annual fundraising tournament was held August 19 at the Edina Country Club as part of the American Cancer Society's Golf Championship with winners eligible to participate in state playoffs at the Lake of the Ozarks. Winners from there advance to a national playoff. All are team events with a four-man or four-lady scramble format.

Although it was a beautiful cool sunny day for the play, fewer teams participated in this year's local benefit. Sixteen teams registered for the men's tournament but only nine teams competed in the ladies' play, making a total of 100 golfers.

There were ties in both "A" Flight divisions - Brad Dixon, Doug Perrigo, John Eise and Mike Mathis won the scorecard playoff with Scott Childress, Dick Kelly, Harley Hamlin and Keith Hamlin. Breaking the ladies' tie were Dottie Kriegshauser, Margie DeRosear, Sarah Spaulding and Lila Hilgeford over Carol Gross, Barb Hagerla, Twila See and Janet Kelly.

John Eise of Maryland Heights, had the only chip-in reported during the tournament play and won the $50 savings bond donated by Harrison Insurance Agency.

Ladies' "B" Flight winners were Mary Kriegshauser, Mary Cahalan, Susan Kriegshauser and Jessica Beckman. Men's "B" Flight was taken by Jim Gibbons, Alan Morgret, Terry Shumate and Roger Riebel.

Teams winning Low Putts prizes were Dixon, Perrigo, Eise and Mathis; Mauck, Mauck, Stauffer and Miller; and DeRosear, Spaulding, Kriegshauser and Hilgeford.

Larry Barnes won the special drawing for a $300 gift certificate at Drennan Pro Shop, which was donated by Citizen's Bank of Edina. Curt Snow won the Tom Watson autographed wedge donated by Assured Management Company and Roger Gipson won the autographed Tom Watson book, while Larry Hayes won their Lee Trevino autographed golf cap. Stacie Miller won the Stan Musial autographed photo which was donated by Rep. Sam Berkowitz. There were numerous other winners of door prizes donated by area businesses and individuals who also provided prizes for hole contests, which were won as follows:

Longest putts on #1 were won by Fred Layman and Fran Mauck. Straightest drives on #2 were won by Mary Young and Gerald Foreman. Shortest drives on #3 were won by Paul Parsons and Margie DeRosear. On #4 second shot closest to pin was won by Janet Bolick and longest drive by Kevin Fromm. Drives closest to the rock on #5 were won by Gaylene Morgret and Janet Kelly. Drives closest to the pin on #6 were won by Barb Hagerla and Steve Kriegshauser. Drives closest to the marker on #7 were won by J.D. Foreman and Patty Shumate. Drives closest to the pin on #8 were won by Cindy Mueller and J.L. Brenizer. Second shot closest to pin on #9 was won by Todd Gragg and longest drive by Barb Hagerla.

Lunch was served by ladies from the Knox County Chapter of the American Cancer Society including their usual smorgasbord of desserts. All golfers received a sleeve of golf balls with the American Cancer Society logo and a packet of tees as a registration gift.

Other golfers participating but not previously mentioned were: Mary Delaney, Francie Delaney, Annie Fisher, Jeanette Gibbons, Vickie Miller, Dorothy Parrish, Shirley Eggleston, Cindy Schaffer, Oleva Riney, Leslie Clark, Cinda White, Nancy Shrewsbury, Connie Kelly, Brad Barnes, Greg Barnes, Chris Moubry, Bill Atwater, Jesse James, Vernon Yoder, Dick Johnson, Kelly Hayes, Clint Miller, Mike O'Haver, Mike Glasgow, Davey Strickler, Chase Brenizer, Tony Marble, Tyler Davidson, Chad Davidson, Marty Davidson, Justin Morgret, Carl Kriegshauser, Brent Beckman, Tom Brown, David Morgret, Pat Parsons, Paul Johnson, David Couch, Doug Mayer, Hardin Harrington, Kirk Watson, Bobby Mauck, Robbie Mauck, Mike See and Bill Wolf.

Approximately $2150 was netted from the benefit tournament this year to be used toward the prevention and cure of cancer.

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