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25 teams tee off in the 10th Annual Golf FORE Life tournament, raise $9K for Life Educational Trust Fund

Twenty-five teams saw action at the 10th Annual Golf FORE Life Tournament held on an overcast with few sprinkles kind-of-July day at Preston Country Club in Kingwood.

The tournament raised over $9,000 for West Virginians for Life Educational Trust Fund, a non-profit charity.

Platinum Sponsors were Doug and Dana Leech and Trinity Assembly of God, and Gold and Silver Sponsor was Wassick Novelty Co.

Several prizes were awarded during the fundraiser.

Challenge winners

  • Elliott Edwards (Closest to the Pin)
  • Bobby Johnson (Longest Putt)
  • Gary DuBois (Longest Drive)

For their skills, Edwards won a discounted round of golf for four at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke.

Johnson won a round of golf for four at Alpine Lake Resort and the DuBois award was a round of golf for four at the Preston Country Club.

The winner of the Putting Contest prior to the scheduled tee time was Joel Lewis, who received a Lowe’s $100 gift card.

Each person on the first-place team, Pound Town City Council, won a $100 Visa gift card. The foursome’s 59 was 13 under par. Team members were Jim Hall, Alex Louk, Zack Woleen and Will Stone.

The second-place team scored a 62 and each person on the team won $75 worth of merchandise from the Preston Country Club Pro Shop. Teammates were Cleve and Andrew Bowie, Brian Bailey and Patrick Plivelich.

Two teams scored a 65, but the tiebreaker on hole 16 gave third place to Ray and Cody Thompson, Nick Robertson and Wes Barrickman.

Their prize was $50 worth of merchandise each from the Preston Country Club Pro Shop.

Golfers are invited to play in the 11th Annual Golf FORE Life at this same course July 8, 2023.