3-Person Best Shot tourney
On Saturday, July 20, a 3-Person Best Shot Tournament was held at River Bend Golf Course in Story City. In the championship flight, Isaac Rahto, Kyle Nordeen and Tyler Fredrickson won the title with an 18-hole score of 58. One shot behind them were Tanner Birchmier, Shane Carlson and Alex Cunningham at 59. The McKinley group was third.
First flight winner was the Craig Bjorkgren group with a round of 67. Camron Folley, Jole Shaw and Balke Tiedke shot 68, and the Harry Buseman group was third in the first flight with a score of 68 as well.
In the second flight, Taylor Finley, Garret Healy and Mike Healy took first with a round of 69. Arlen Miller, Bill Vierkandt and Butch Bentley shot 70. Ken Hovick, Linda Hovick and Brian Buntt carded a 71 for third place in the second flight.
2-Woman Best Shot tourney
The River Bend Ladies League hosted their annual tournament on July 24. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the low 80s. Forty women took part in the 18-hole adventure, beginning with an 8 a.m. start.
The repeat champions were Terry Becker and Tracey Wilson from Boone, as they shot a one-under par 73. Second in the championship flight were Rhonda Ostrem and her daughter Katie with a score of 77. Jody Ohmact and Sandy Niester of Ames took third with an 82.
First flight winners were Shirley Hemphill and her daughter Tammy Frost with an 83. Second place went to Dee Tasler and Mary Jo Croonquist with a score of 84. And third place in the first flight went to Vicki Saienga and Rita Marinko at 84.
In the second flight, Liz Rahto and Elaine Gansen came in first with a round of 89. Becky Watson and Kathy Twedt shot 90. And Brandy Wheeler and Trish McDonald also carded a 90.
The River Bend Ladies League donated and served the breakfast and lunch. Hole and door prizes were also awarded. A cash raffle drawing was also given to two lucky winners.
The Ladies League and the end-of-season tournament are open to all women golfers, regardless of your golfing talents. League is a fun/social event that awards prizes during the weekly league outings. The annual tournament is usually held the last Wednesday of July. Plan to join the fun next year and bring some friends.