The Angus Foundations Tees Off for Another Year of Success

July 19, 2019




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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, 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


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