July 16, 2014
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Angus Foundation Golf Tournament Grosses $13,625
Rain or shine, Angus golfers continue to support education, youth and research.
Sixty-five Angus golfers braved the early morning rain until the sun came out on July 8 at the Deer Creek Golf Club in Clayton, Ind., and raised $13,625 in gross proceeds for education, youth and research. The 14th Annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament was hosted in conjunction with the 2014 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) in Indianapolis, Ind.
“Our sponsors and players deserve a huge thank you for their continued support,” says Milford Jenkins, Angus Foundation president. “This year’s event was no exception to the past, and it was a fun-filled day for all who attended.”
Golf tournament winners this year in Flight A were Jim Purfeerst, Matt Purfeerst and Mark Purfeerst, all of Faribault, Minn.; and Lynn Ewald of Waldorf, Minn. Flight B winners were Gary Stevenson and Clayton Stevenson of Caldwell, Texas; Jerry Barnes of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and Arlen Sawyer of Bassett, Neb. Flight C winners were Rob Kay of Madison, Wis.; Kim Hawthorne of Westby, Wis.; Val Gaffney of Barneveld, Wis.; and Jim Rentz of Coldwater, Ohio.
The overall event sponsor for the tournament was Express Ranches, Yukon, Okla. Hole-in-one sponsors were Paul and Lynn Hill; Sarah and Jason Schaffer; and Neenah and Alok Jain, all of Bidwell, Ohio. The Club House sponsor was Sierra Ranches, Modesto, Calf.
Hole sponsors were Briarwood Angus Farms, Bulter, Mo.; the Georgia Angus Association; In Memory of Lyle Haring by Roger J. Hill, Camanche, Iowa; the Indiana Angus Association; Lienemann Mgt. Prds., LLC, Princeton, Neb.; McCabe Genetics, Elk City, Kan.; the Minnesota Angus Association; the Mississippi Angus Association; Pfeiffer Angus Farms, Mulhall, Okla.; Rogen Angus, Brandon, S.D.; Doug Satree Angus, Montague, Texas; Sodak Angus, Reva, S.D.; The Wagner Girls, Billings, Mont.; and the Wisconsin Junior Angus Association.
The Tee Box sponsor was Zoetis Genetics. Flag sponsors were 2K Cattle Enterprises, Glen Haven, Wis.; Harry H. Bachman Auctioneer, Annville, Pa.; the Michigan Angus Association; and Dal Porto Livestock, Brentwood, Calf.
In addition, Sysco Indianapolis, Inc., provided Certified Angus BeefÒ brand steaks for the tournament awards luncheon. Copy Craft Printers, Lubbock, Texas, assisted with the printing of the signs and banners for the tournament.
Serving as this year’s masters of ceremonies were Lucas Nord of Wolverton, Minn., foundation director on the National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) Board of Directors, and Shane Kerner, NJAA director from Weiser, Idaho.
For more news and information from the 2014 NJAS, visit www.ANGUS.org to find contest results, awards, scholarships and show photos. Backdrop and candid photos will be available for purchase online. Coverage is also available on the NJAA Facebook page, as well.
Also, plan to tune in to a special NJAS episode of The Angus Report at 7:30 a.m. (central) Monday, July 21 on RFD-TV.
About Angus Foundation
Established in 1980 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization to support Angus education, youth and research. To learn more about the Angus Foundation and the programs it supports, call the Angus Foundation at 816-383-5100 or go to www.angusfoundation.org.
ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. Explore how the Angus breed impacts every sector of the cattle business – from the feedlot to the meatcase – during the 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show. Hosted by the American Angus Association, the event takes place Nov. 4-6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Participants will hear from top-flight speakers, conduct Association business, visit the trade show featuring allied industry partners and have the opportunity to attend the Angus University.
The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving more than 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries. For more information about Angus cattle and the 2014 convention, visit www.ANGUS.org.