July 19, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Clint Mefford, director of communications
The Angus Foundations Tees Off for Another Year of Success
19th annual Angus Foundation Golf Tournament held in conjunction with 51st National Junior Angus Show.
The Angus Foundation held its 19th annual Golf Tournament in conjunction with the National Junior Angus Show. This year’s tournament was held on July 16 at Quail Chase Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky, drew 88 participants and raised over $25,500 of unrestricted funds to continue to support the Angus Foundation’s mission of education, youth and research.
“The golf tournament this year was an incredible success with a record number of teams,” said Rod Schoenbine, Angus Foundation director of development. “Participants who came out to support the event were absolutely phenomenal, and we are thrilled to be able to host an engaging event that was able to bring together Angus supporters from all over the country. We had a huge outpouring of support and a very enthusiastic group of players, which made this event truly amazing.”
This year’s tournament winners include:
Flight A: Don Denny, Mike Smoot, J. Free, Cooper Free
Flight B: Jay Steenhoek, Cole Greiman, Scott Grass, Greg Van Zee
Flight C: Rena Sliger, Chris Steph, Michael Alexander, Anthony Morris
This year’s event sponsor was ABS Global Inc., and the luncheon and event hole flags were sponsored by Neogen GeneSeek. The lunch steak sponsor was Certified Angus Beef LLC. The Hole-in-One sponsor was Behlmann’s Carnection, from St. Peters, Missouri. The Clubhouse sponsor was Connealy Angus.
Tee Box sponsors included:
American Angus Association® Regional Managers
California Angus Association
Dal Porto Livestock - Brentwood, California
Deer Valley Angus – Fayetteville, Tennessee
Eola Crest Cattle – McMinnville, Oregon & Rosman Enterprises – Creston, Washington
Griswold Cattle – Stillwater, Oklahoma
Innovation AgMarketing, LLC – De Soto, Kansas
Red Plains Ranch – Cashion, Oklahoma
Van Zee Commodities LLC – Sioux Center, Iowa
Hole sponsors included:
BCII Show Cattle – Darlington, Indiana
Bush Angus – Britton, South Dakota
Denny Cattle Company – Lubbock, Texas
Richard Dyar – Crossville, Alabama
G3 Livestock – Cashion, Oklahoma
G5 Cattle Company – Perry, Iowa
Georgia Angus Association
Chuck & Ruth Grove – Forest, Virginia
Hinman Angus – Malta, Montana
Indiana Angus Association
Jensen Angus Farm – Plainfield, Iowa
K Bar D – Redmond, Oregon
McCabe Genetics – Elk City, Kansas
Mark & Gerry McCully – St. Joseph, Missouri
Mitteness Family Angus – Benson, Minnesota
Nord Angus Farms – Wolverton, North Dakota
Oklahoma Angus Association
Pfeiffer Angus Farms – Muhall, Oklahoma
Pleasant Hill Farms – Rockfield, Kentucky
Tarter Farm & Ranch Equipment – Dunnville, Kentucky
Tokach Angus Ranch – St. Anthony, North Dakota
Washington Junior Angus Association
Wendel Livestock – Lamoure, North Dakota
Wisconsin Junior Angus Association
Flag sponsors included:
Bar S Ranch – Paradise, Kansas
Bovine Elite LLC – College Station, Texas
Bradley 3 Ranch Ltd. – Childress, Texas
Branch View Angus – Hustonville, Kentucky
Cactus Rock Cattle Co. – Salado, Texas
Deppe Angus – Waverly, Iowa
Diamond T Land & Cattle Co. – Bidwell, Ohio
Jim & Gil’s Men’s Shop – Bowling Green, Kentucky
Myron Kennedy – Brookeville, Maryland
Michigan Angus Association
North Camp Angus Ranch – St. Ignatius, Montana
North Dakota Junior Angus Association
Garrett Pohlman, M.D. – Kearney, Nebraska
Pollard Farms, LLC – Enid, Oklahoma
Stewart Select Angus – Greensburg, Indiana
National Junior Angus Board (NJAB) Foundation Director Dawson Dal Porto of Oakley, California, and NJAB Director Dylan Denny of Lubbock, Texas, served as the masters of ceremonies.
For more news and information on the Angus Foundation, visit angusfoundation.org, or call 816-383-5100.
— Written by Gabi Ius, Angus Communications
About the Angus Foundation
Established as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1980, the Angus Foundation remains focused on its mission to support Angus education, youth and research. The organization has distributed more than $2.9 million in youth scholarships since 1998, and has also invested more than $1.3 million in beef cattle research throughout the past decade.
For more information, contact the Angus Foundation at 816-383-5100 or visit www.angusfoundation.org.
ANGUS MEANS BUSINESS. The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States and Canada. It provides programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on the power of Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers.
For more information about Angus cattle and the American Angus Association’s programs and services, visit www.angus.org.