In spite of a weather report of rain on Saturday on August 20th it only rained golf balls for the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of  Commerce  Golf Tournament at Haven Golf Course.Eighty eight golfers teed off  at a  7:00  shotgun start for a day of fun and competition.  Jim Click and the Inn at San Ignacio sponsored the Hole in One Prizes with one player coming within 4 inches of making the perfect shot.  The format was a scramble scored using a Callaway handicapping system to determine the winning score.  The winners were:

1st Place:

Paul Loomans,  Steve Buchanan, Donnie Lupkes and Sonja Finkes  

2nd Place:

D.J. Williams, Emily Baker, Glenn King, and Jarvis Lim

3rd Place:

Brian Jackson,Joe Tsethlikai, Chris Neely and Ray Romo

4th Place:

Murray Hicks,Ryan Denham, John Rojahn and Zach Rohan

Closest to the Pin for Women was Kim DeMarco; Closest to the Pin for Men was Peter Minot

Longest Drive for Women was Kim DeMarco, Longest Drive for Men was Jim Scott

This year for the Ball Drop, the winning balls all fell into the cup: Mike Bartoletti, John Lockrem and Ben Ramirez shared first place and the purse,  Judi Pierce took 4th place and won a round of golf for four at Haven.

Thank you to the tee sponsors:

Acra Construction                     ASARCO                              Best Western Green Valley

Bill’s Home Service                  Carondelet Medical            Casino Del Sol

Caterpillar                                 Custom Plus                        Desert Diamond Casino

HudBay                                      IMERYS                               Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce

Inn at San Ignacio                   KGVY Radio                        Green Valley Cooling and Heating

La Posada at Park Centre      Pioneer Health Group       Northwest Medical Center

Sunstreet Mortgage                Trico Electric Co-op           Home Watch CareGivers

Twist and Shout                      Wholesum Harvest            U.S. Blind Golf Assoc.


Thank you for those that donated to the event:

Walgreen’s – Adrian Strom 18600 S Nogales Highway

United Health Care –  David Jacome

Trico Electric Co-op  

Cathy Kreutz Copper View Realty

Beeline Travel – Marilyn Stanek

Gayle Clark – Long Realty

O’Reilly Collision

George Boughan, DDS

Chamber Foundation

Sunstreet Mortgage

Haven Golf Course

Jim Click