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Annual Chamber of Commerce golf tournament raises funds for local scholarships

Annual Chamber of Commerce golf tournament raises funds for local scholarships
September 13
08:13 2021

The Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce held its annual Scholarship Golf Tournament in memory of Johnny Bates on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Breckenridge Country Club.

“We had a great tournament this year. I really appreciate all the sponsors,” said Carrie Holson, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce. “Of course, we appreciate the players who came out and gave up their Saturday. This money goes for a good cause — it goes to help our Breckenridge students with the scholarship.”

Holson said the number of scholarships they are able to give away is based on how successful the tournament is and how much money they are able to raise. Last year, she said, they were able to give away six $1,000 scholarships.

In addition to thanking all the sponsors, players people and business that made donations, Holson also said they appreciated the Breckenridge Country Club for allowing them to hold the tournament at their course.

“We just can’t do any of these events we do without our sponsors,” she said.

Winner results:

Championship Flight

First Place:      Kyle Sargent and Tanner Swayne

Second Place:  Kelli Windsor  and Chris Windsor

Third Place:     Tucker Sargent and Joseph Richards

1st Flight

First Place:      Cruz Martinez and Victor Duran

Second Place: Steve Williamson and Rodney Barton

Third Place:     Ector Moreno and Ronnie Calsoncin

2nd Flight

First Place:      Blair Vick and Chris Heidelberg

Second Place: Parker Landon and Ryan Ethridge

Third Place:     Jonathan Contreras and Ethan Contreras

3rd Flight

First Place:      Wade Farmer and Jesse Lowen

Second Place: John Kieke and Bob Tessen

Third Place:     Kenny Parks and David Scott

Other event winners

Longest Drive Men under 65
Chris Windsor

Longest Drive Men over 65
Bob Tessen

Longest Drive Women
Sabina Knight

Closest to pin
Parker Landon

Ball Drop winner of the $500 Visa Gift Card
Cindi Woodward

Ronnie Calsoncin makes a shot at hole No. 5 on the Breckenridge Country Club Golf Course during the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Golf Tournament. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Keaton Ragle tees off during the Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

James Curtis watches at Bobby Rust chips a shot on to the green at hole No. 3 at the Breckenridge Golf Course. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Wade Farmer makes a putt on hole No. 3 at the Breckenridge Golf Course as Jesse Cowan watches. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Cutline, top photo: Mark Campbell with J & J Electric dumps the entries golf balls during the Ball Drop at the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce 2021 Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 11. Cindi Woodward’s golf ball landed closest to the hole, and she won the $500 Visa gift card donated by Campbell Farm and Ranch. (Photos by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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