(Marshall, Mo.) — The 25th Annual Pete H. Rea Memorial Golf Tournament, held on July 11 at the Indian Foothills Golf Course raised $17,000 that will be used to offset the purchase of 3D mammography equipment for Fitzgibbon Hospital. Fifty-three teams participated in the annual tournament this year, which was co-directed by Bub Caldwell and Jason Coffman.

Coffman is Caldwell’s successor as tournament director. Caldwell has served as director of the tournament since its inception 25 years ago. The inaugural tournament was held in conjunction with weekend festivities surrounding the opening of the hospital after it moved to its current location on 65 Highway from an aging building on Brunswick Avenue. Pete H. Rea was a long-time member of the Fitzgibbon Hospital Board of Trustees and was among those who helped in directing the board’s decision to re-locate the hospital and construct a new state-of-the-art facility.

In recognition of a quarter century of service in this capacity, Fitzgibbon Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Darin Haug, D.O., presented a plaque to Caldwell. The plaque made note of Caldwell’s community commitment over the years in raising funds to support services at Fitzgibbon Hospital, which is a not-for-profit hospital receiving no public tax support.

Erv Dahl, well-known Rodney Dangerfield impersonator and his son, Drew, entertained golfers throughout the day, courtesy of Wood & Huston Bank, which also helped sponsor the tournament.  During the recognition ceremonies Dahl presented Caldwell with a glittery silver sequin-encrusted jacket to recognize his work. Dahl was one of the stars of the ABC talent reality show called “The Next Best Thing”, a competition show which features impersonators.

The 25th Annual Pete H. Rea Memorial Golf Tournament was made possible by 16 sponsors and 58 volunteers.

Winners of the tournament are as follows:

Mach #2 Kyle Mach, Connor Mach, Brian Mach 1st place
ServPro Phil Perkins, Phillip Perkins, Cole Perkins 2nd place
Red Cross Steve Hartwig, Justin Heinzler, Jordan Dixon 3rd place
Restituto Dr. Burt Restituto, Tanner Fennewald, Kent Butler 4th place
Thornton Dan Thornton, Dan Brandt, Tom Hayob 5th place
Wood & Huston Team A Britt Zank, Matt Green, Cliff Degraff 6th place
W.B. Young Bub Caldwell, Jason Coffman, Chuck Scudder 1st place
McComas George McComas, Les Jacob, Ron Brown 2nd place
Verts Ian Verts, Craig Noah, Kelly Callanan 3rd place
Theil Billy Theil, Steve Tuck, George Porter 4th place
Green Drew Green, Aaron Floersch, Ryan Beumer 5th place
Bethel Kip Bethel, Bo Griffith, Nick Payne 6th place
Hooper Sheldon "Dog" Hooper, Josh Riley, Jon Alspach 1st place
Percy Willis Percy Willis, Jim Kisner, Tony Willis 2nd place
Wood & Huston Team C Bob Barr, Don Knehans, Tyler Barr 3rd place
AGRIServices of Brunswick Roger Adcock, Cookie Spangler, Mark Renner 4th place
Graves Menu Maker Cal Graves, Brandon Siercks, Lance Gorney 5th place
Mills #3 Jamie Forqurean, Doug Smith, Jim Anderson 6th place

(Courtesy of Fitzgibbon Hospital)