Okemo Valley Chamber Golf Tournament a great success

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Carrie Allen and foursome from Heritage Family Credit Union. Photo by Donald Dill.

LUDLOW, Vt. – Carol Lighthall, executive director for Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, summed up the 2018 annual Golf Tournament held Tuesday, Oct. 9. “It was a great success! The weather was perfect, the course at Okemo Valley Golf Club was spectacular, especially with the near-peak foliage as a scenic backdrop. And the players had lots of fun. I appreciate everyone’s participation, the support of our sponsors, and all of Julie Bowyer’s amazing work to pull the event together, thank you.”

The event’s entrance fee included 18 holes of golf with cart, range balls, contests, and prizes for top low gross and net scores. A Hole-in-One contest to win a car was sponsored by Benson’s Chevrolet, Inc. (no winner this time), and the day ended with a well-earned dinner buffet and cash bar at Willie Dunn’s Grille.

Julie Bowyer of CTM Media, Tournament chair, organized all aspects of the event, and announced the event winners:

First place: TPW – Roger Danyew, Paul Carroccio, Don Jennings, Ross Powers – with a score of 57.

Second place: Skygate Financial – Kevin Theissen, Eryn Ryan, John Boehrer, Ian Brusso -with a score of 60.

Third place: CTM Media – David Bowyer, Herb Eddy, Doris Eddy – with a score of 64.

Other contests:

Closest to the Pin: Men – Dave Adams, Ladies – Suzanne Garvey

Longest Drive: Men – Terry Bane, Ladies – Eryn Ryan

This annual event is a fundraiser for the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Title sponsors were CTM Media, M&M Excavating, The Killarney, Heritage Family Credit Union, Imerys Talc, TPW Real Estate Sales & Rentals, and Echo Lake Inn. Additional Hole sponsors were Knight Tubs, The Vermont Country Store, Okemo Mountain Resort, Brewfest Beverage, Garvey & Garvey, and People’s United Bank.

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