Return of the Annual OSU Turf Club Fundraiser Golf Tournament

first place teamrunner up teamThe OSU Turf Club hosted the return of its annual Turfgrass Classic at Stillwater Country Club on October 24th.  We had a great turnout, excellent weather, and superintendent Jared Wooten had the course in fantastic shape.  Congratulations to our 1st place team of Jacob Gordon, Brady Finton, Keith Callery, and Chad Weinrich (sponsored by Innovative Turf Supply).  Runner-up went to the OKGCSA team of Larry Taylor, Ryan Bailey, Brannon Besse, and Joe Thompkins. Closest to the pin contest went to Larry Taylor and longest drive went to Joe Thompkins.  Thanks go to the tournament sponsors below.  Because of their generous support, the Turf Club was able to raise enough funds to send a team to the national Golf Industry Show Turf Quiz Bowl competition in February of 2017.

Team Sponsors ($300 per team): KC Massey of Jesco Products, Mike Halvorson of Simplot Partners, Kendall Wiley of Harrell’s, Alan Nietenhoefer of P&K Equipment, Jacob Gordon of Innovative Turf Supply, OKGCSA, Rick Murray of Harrell’s and OTRF, Tucker Roderick of Cimarron Trails GC, and OSU Faculty Teams

Hole Sponsors ($100): KC Massey of Jesco Products, Matt Waller of Mohawk Materials, Matt Strong of VGM, OKSTMA, Matt Tatum of AmeriTurf, Connie Sisco of Sisco Turf Services, EZGO, Bentley Turf Farms, Cody Osborne of BWI, Tony Atchison of The Andersons Co, Expect Hope Gateway to Prevention and Recovery, Hogan Taylor LLP and Bret Little CPA, and Mike Kenna of USGA.

Prize Sponsors:  Mike Halvorson of Simplot Partners, Shelley Mitchell of Red Dirt Works OK, Kyle Waters of OSU Athletics, Chris’ University Spirit Store.

Other Important People: Jared Wooten – Superintendent at Stillwater Country Club, Chuck Coatney – General Manager and Head Pro at Stillwater Country Club, Mike Buxton – OTRF Representative and Superintendent at Lakeside Golf Course

We look forward to making this an annual tradition and see you next year! 

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