Grinnell Games Golf Tournament 2012 results

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Golfers from Grinnell and around Iowa gathered at Grinnell Golf and Country Club on Friday, June 8, for the Grinnell Games Golf Tournament. This tournament was a partnership between Grinnell Regional …

Golfers from Grinnell and around Iowa gathered at Grinnell Golf and Country Club on Friday, June 8, for the Grinnell Games Golf Tournament. This tournament was a partnership between Grinnell Regional Medical Center and the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Grinnell Golf and Country Club.

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  • 1. News ReleaseJune 12, 2012For immediate releaseFor more information contact: Laura Nelson Lof, 641-236-2954 Golf Tournament Tees Off Grinnell Games Golfers from around the area gathered at Grinnell Golf and Country Club onFriday, June 8, for the Grinnell Games Golf Tournament. This tournament was apartnership between Grinnell Regional Medical Center and the Grinnell Chamber ofCommerce, as well as the Grinnell Golf and Country Club. Both the morning andafternoon sessions were full with 72 golfers playing 18 holes in each session. Taking home the $1,000 prize was the team of Shane Hart, Nick Kuiper, PeterMarsho, and Jeff Millet sponsored by The Identity Group. It was a very competitivefinish in the first flight as all three teams posted a score of 56. Place was determinedusing scores on certain individual holes. Second place went to the team of Jeff Bates,Scott Gilbert, Mike Mesick, and Mike Winblade, sponsored by HyVee Food Store.Taking third place was the team sponsored by Lincoln Savings Bank, Rich Gogg,Amanda Hintz, Steve Opsal, and Jim Ramsey. Second flight winners were from Cisco Systems with Kent Chapman, ScottIreland, and Sean Parker. Second place, second flight went to the team of Tony Foth, JimGreen, Tom Szary, and Heidi Thompson, sponsored by Associated Computer Systems.Third place, second flight went to Team BMI/GRMC of Tom Mellon, Tom Mellon, Jr.,Levi Kannedy, and Vladimir Titarenko. Third flight winners were Jay Herbers, Mark Johnson, Ryan O’Roake, and AdamSmith, sponsored by Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Second place, third flightwent to the team sponsored by Brookwood, Inc. and Schoon Construction of MattHagman, Jack Schmidt, LeRoy Schoon, and Mike Wood. Third place, third flight went toJT Anderson, Skip Lowe, Tim Lowe, and Mark Thayer, sponsored by Bernie Lowe andAssociates. -more-
  • 2. GRMC6/12/12 This year’s eagle sponsors were Associated Computer Systems, Bernie Lowe andAssociates, Cisco Systems, Grinnell College, Grinnell State Bank, Grinnell MutualReinsurance Company, and JELD-WEN. The GRMC golf outing is a best shot, four-person team format planned by acommittee of community members. They are Jeanette Budding, Dr. Scott Collings, MaryDuke, Becky Froias, Scott Gilbert, Dr. Nick Kuiper, Denise Lamphier, Darcy Swick, andJan Veach. “We are excited to be working with the Grinnell Chamber on this golftournament,” says Todd Linden, GRMC president and CEO. “It really is a greatpartnership for the entire community.” “This spring when I have been at meetings out of town talking about GrinnellGames and this golf tournament in particular, I talk about this great collaborationbetween the hospital and the chamber,” says Angela Harrington, executive director,Grinnell Chamber of Commerce. “The most common response is, ‘That’s so Grinnell.’ The golf tournament included contests at each hole. On the first hole, golfers triedto see who could land closest to the pin in one shot. The winners were Tim Lowe andBecky Froias, who each picked up a $50 HyVee gift card, courtesy of HyVee Food Store. On hole 2, golfers competed to have a better tee-off than Grinnell Golf andCountry Club pro Mitch Burr. Bernie Lowe and Associates put up $500 to the first golferto get a hole-in-one. No one was able to earn the $500 prize. Kim Chapman and Doug Messick each won $50 in Grinnell Chamber Bucks,courtesy of KJWW Engineering, for the longest drives on hole 3. The University of Iowa Community Credit Union sponsored the contest on hole 4.Tony Foth and Dee Fairchild won $50 in Grinnell Chamber Bucks, for sinking thelongest putt. At hole 5, Tyler Harter and Jamie Wang claimed the contest landing their ballclosest to the bedpan and each won $50 in Grinnell Chamber Bucks. Michael’s sponsored the contest on hole 6. Jonathan Manatt’s name was drawnfrom a four-way tie to win $50 Michael’s gift certificate getting closest to the pin in twoshots. The women’s winner was Donna Zylstra.
  • 3. GRMC6/12/12 The winners of the straightest drive on hole 7 were Scott Herbers and DoriPearce. Winners received $50 Grinnell Chamber Bucks, sponsored by The StraubCorporation. Gene Meyers and Terri Wayman each earned $50 in Grinnell Chamber Bucks forgetting closest to the tiger on hole 8. Prizes were sponsored by ASI Signage Innovations. On the 9th hole, golfers paid $5 to bet on themselves or a teammate to land on thegreen in one shot. All golfers who landed on the green in one and paid for a ticket wereentered in a drawing for a $200 Callaway gift card with the winner drawn from thesegolfers. This year’s winners were Stan Stewart and Mike Mesick. Sponsors and donors who made this event possible included: Ahrens ParkFoundation; Alliant Energy, Arnold Motor Supply, ASI Signage Innovations; BernieLowe and Associates; Bill’s Jewelry Shop; Brookwood, Inc.; Brown’s Shoe Fit; CasaMargarita’s; Casey’s General Stores; Cirks Financial Services; Cory Hall Photography;Edward Jones Investments; Electronic Engineering; Family Dentistry; Flowers on Fourth;The Glass Gift Box; Grinnell Golf and Country Club; Grinnell Health Care Center;Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company; Grinnell Regional Medical Center; GrinnellSporting Goods; Grinnell State Bank; Hardee’s; Health Enterprises of Iowa; Hy-VeeFood Store; Julin Printing; KJWW Engineering Consultants; Laser Resources, Inc.;Lincoln Savings Bank; Todd Linden; Linder Tire Service Inc.; Mercy Health Network;Michael’s; Montgomery Sandwich Shop; PC Chiropractic; Pagliai’s Pizza; Patriot Bank;The Peppertree at The Depot Crossing; Pizza Ranch; Poweshiek Publications; PremierPrinting; Priority Plastics; Ramsey-Weeks, Inc.; Schoon Construction, Inc.; SmithBarney; Spacelabs Anesthesia; Steel Erectors of Iowa; The Straub Corporation; SyscoFoods; Total Choice Shipping & Printing; University of Iowa Community Credit Union;Kevin White; and Wine Shop at Home. A special thanks to Rees Vinyl Signs for printingpin event signage.Photo Cutlines –The 2012 GRMC/Grinnell Chamber Golf Tournament winning team, sponsored by TheIdentity Group are, from left to right, Shane Hart, Peter Marsho, Jeff Millet, and Dr. NickKuiper.
  • 4. GRMC6/12/12(Team ASI sinks a putt)Ben Latimer of Team ASI Signage celebrates sinking a putt on hole 9, with teammates,Dave Watts, Rick Rockhold, and Brett McGriff.(Grinnell College)Jeff Blanchard of Grinnell College putts while team members Ben Cooprider, DeeFairchild, and Greg Wallace look on. ###