Marshall Browning Hospital Golf Classic A Big Success
Du Quoin, Illinois - June 28, 2010 - Marshall Browning Hospital hosted their 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic, on Thursday, June 10, at Red Hawk Golf Club. Nearly $11,000 was received to assist the hospital in purchasing state-of-the-art surgical equipment.
A total of 24 teams participated in the four-person scramble. Prior to tee-off, a beautiful engraved bench was dedicated in memory of Bill Wilson, long-time supporter of Red Hawk Golf Club and Marshall Browning Hospital's golf scramble. Lee Wilson and her children, Greg, Josh, and Anna, as well as grandchildren and friends were in attendance for the dedication.
Golfers were treated to ideal weather and good food and refreshments throughout the day. Cash prizes were awarded to the first, seventh, thirteenth and last place team.
The winning team was sponsored by Banterra Bank which included Sandy Jones, Jeanine Ragain, Brad Ragain, and Andrew Darnell with an impressive score of 53. Prizes were also awarded to the 7th place team which included John Schubert, Zeke Jabusch, and Paul Koch. The 13th place team sponsored by MetLife Investments & Insurance included Steve Wilbanks, Janice Wilbanks, Arlene Willi, and Joe Rose.
The 'funnest foursome' was awarded to the Marshall Browning Hospital employee team consisting of Samantha Albers, Sherry Wertz, Chris Albers, and Lance Jones. Winner of the Longest Drive on hole #13 went to Morgan Heisner, Closest to the Pin on hole #3 was Brian Flath, and Longest Putt on hole #18 was awarded to Dan Rieman. Winner of the 50/50 was Dale Behlmann of the MMS team.
Vogler Motor Company of Carbondale generously sponsored a hole-in-one prize including a new 2010 Ford Fusion, as well as other auxiliary prizes for Par 3 hole-in-one contests. There were no winners of the hole-in-one contests.
Marshall Browning Hospital would like to thank those who supported the 9th Annual Charity Golf Classic by playing on a team and the area businesses for their generous support of hole sponsorships and door prizes. A special thanks is given to Sam and Liz Macaluso for their outstanding efforts that contribute greatly to the success of this event.