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Rotary Golf Tournament marks 30th year
The championship flight winners at the 30th annual Rotary Golf Tournament this past Saturday are, from left, Lee Sperlazza, Steve West, Pat Greene and Jamie King.
The 30th annual Rotary Golf Tournament took place this past Saturday at McMinnville Country Club.There were 25 four-person teams that participated in the tournament, with the winning team of Steve West, Lee Sperlazza, Pat Greens and Jamie King shooting a 16-under par 56 for the day. The first flight winning team of Bill Rogers, Kristie Rogers, Hunter Sain and Hank Patton shot an overall score of 62, while the second flight winning team of Charles Marsh Margaret Sutton, Dan Bryant and Jay Bragg shot 68.Some specialty skill prize winners included: John Wilson, who got closest to the hole on par 3’s, Nick Stern, who had the longest drive, Freddy Davenport, who had the longest putt, and Jamie Stinson won the award for the most accurate drive.Scorecard playoffs were used to break ties for the flight winners and the event raised approximately $8,000 for the work of Breakfast and Noon Rotary clubs of McMinnville.Bill Rogers, who is one of the organizers of the tournament, had this to say to the participants of the tournament and next year’s tournament.“On behalf of the Breakfast and Noon Rotary clubs of McMinnville, I would like to thank all the players, prize donors and sponsors for making our 2016 tournament a great success. Congratulations to all the winners and we hope to see everyone back again next year,” said Rogers.