Angus Foundation

Angus Foundation Golf Tournament

Each year, the Angus Foundation Golf Tournament, sponsored by Merck Animal Health, raises more than $20,000 during the National Junior Angus Show.

2018 Title Sponsor

2017 Golf Tournament Has Record Number of Participants

The Angus Foundation sponsored its 17th annual golf tournament July 11, 2017, at The Legacy Golf Club in Norwalk, Iowa. This year's tournament boasted a record 91 participants and raised more than $20,000 in gross proceeds for education, youth and research. The golf tournament was hosted in conjunction with the 2017 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Des Moines, Iowa.

First place teams in the golf tournament

Flight A (L-R): Gordy Clark, Saint Joseph, Mo.; Justin Johnson, Paola, Kan.; Cody Jensen, Saint Joseph, Mo.; and Greg Connell, Eugene, Mo.
Flight B (L-R): Blair Carney, Adair, Iowa; David Wiederstein, West Des Moines, Iowa; Edward Wiederstein, West Des Moines, Iowa; and Ryan Wiederstein, West Des Moines, Iowa
Flight C (L-R): Matt Avila, Visalia, Calif.; Ron Colburn, Visalia, Calif.; Rooter Gray, Buffalo, Ky.; and Logan Boyd, May's Lick, Ky.

The 2017 golf tournament event sponsors

The 2017 golf tournament event sponsors were NuTech Biosciences and Kentucky Nutrition Services, Lawrenceburg, Ky. Hole-in-one sponsors were Behlmann's Carnection and Paul and Lynn Hill; Sarah and Jason Schaffer; and Neenah and Alok Jain, Bidwell, Ohio. Clubhouse sponsors were Colburn Cattle Co., Ron and Lisa Colburn, Visalia, Calif.; Neogen GeneSeek Operations and Zoetis. GeneSeek also sponsored the beverage cart. Tee box sponsors were the Montana Angus Association and Tuckwiller Bros. Farm, Lewisburg, W.Va.

The Certified Angus Beef¨ brand sponsored the steaks for the tournament awards luncheon. Slate Group, Lubbock, Texas, assisted with the printing of signs and banners for the tournament.

Braden Henricks, Foundation Director on the National Junior Angus Association Board (NJAB) from Anadarko, Okla., and Corbin Cowles, NJAB director from Rockfield, Ky., served as this year's masters of ceremonies.

Click below to see the results of the past golf tournaments.