Nineteen teams spent a day on the links for a good cause Saturday, with the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri’s Putting “Fore” the Kids Golf Tournament.

Held at Triple Creek Golf Course in Cole Camp, the event raised more than $10,500, which will be used for general operational expenses.  In addition to playing, the tournament also offered raffles and games. Winner of the longest drive contest was Kelli Tosti, winner of closest to the pin contest was Todd Nappe and the hole in one winner was Club board member Matt Melville, who scored on hole No. 5, which has a par 4.

Winning teams included:

Flight A
First Place, Team led by Leonard Creek, 53
Second Place, Team led by Walt Heisterberg, 57
Third Place, Team led by John McConnell, 57

Flight B
First Place, Team led by Ethan Henson, 64
Second Place, Team led by Stoney Hays, 65
Third Place, Team led by Dave Backer, 66

For more information about the Boys and Girls Clubs and how you can help with their new campaigns, contact Meghan Beard at 826-8331. You can also visit their website for other information.

Golfingly yours,