Duckwall Golf Classic raises $3,500 for youth facility

August 10, 2005

The second Annual Dick Duckwall Golf Classic, held Saturday at the Hood River Golf and Country Club, raised almost $3,500 for the Hood River Alliance Church’s (HRAC) youth program. Through generous hole sponsors, local businesses and the participation of 56 golfers, the HRAC took another step closer to their goal of seeing a youth facility built in Hood River.

“It was a wonderful success,” said organizer Therese Franger. “While we reach for that goal (of the youth center) we will continue to mentor kids and see that they learn the important skills of dealing with real life issues while instilling them with hope for their future and a passion for living a productive life.”

Tournament results:

First place team: Tom Jenkins, Don Lariza, Scott Reynier, and Scott Baklenko

Second place team: Jim Clair, Pat Graham, Fred Duckwall, and Nathan Duckwall

Third place team: Jordan Bryant, Jason Leverich, Tyler Williams, and Holly Low

Mens KP: Tom Jenkins

Womens KP: Armanda Mason

Youth KP: Tyler Mason

Mens long drive: Scott Reynier

Womens long drive: Teri Bryant

Youth long drive: Elliot Sherrell

Organizers would like to thank the following sponsors:

Hole sponsors:

The Crazy Pepper Cantina, Gorge Electric; Todd Clay, Windermere Glen Taylor Realtors, Jacobson Orchards, Gorge Grill, Middle Mountain Tax Services, Deborah Phillips, Attorney at Law, Cascade Hearing Aid Center, Your Rental and Party Center, Stonehedge/North-Oak Brasserie, Bryant Pipe and Supply, Subway.

Other Sponsors:

The Crazy Pepper Cantina, Subway, Taco Bell, Dairy Queen, Windermere/Glen Taylor Realtors, Washington Federal, Hood River Sports Club, Cliff Smith Motors, KeyBank, Anderson Funeral Home, Cascade Central Credit Union. Skylight Theatre, Jacobson Orchards, Gorge Grill, Jan Uhrich Reflexology, Farmers Insurance- Tony White, Middle Mountain Tax Services, Duckwall Pooley, Starbucks, Beautiful Salon, Vagabond Lodge, Patricia Shypertt, Deborah Phillips Attorney at Law, Safeway, Dolce Skamania Lodge, Domino’s Pizza, Cascade Hearing Aid Center, Hood River Golf Course, Your Rental and Party Center, Shortt Supply, Ballah Fishing Guide Service, Indian Creek Golf Course, Stonehedge/ North Oak Brasserie, Hood River Supply, New York City Sub Shop, All Star Raft, Pietro’s Pizza, Oil Can Henry’s, Cebu Lounge, Riverside Grill, Copper Salmon Pub, Bryant Pipe and Supply, U.S. Bank, Aramark Services, Les Schwab, Hood River Lavender.

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