The annual Soup Kitchen Scramble was held on Friday, May 4 at Crispin Golf Course at Oglebay Park.
The overall championship went to the team of Mike Maguire, Jeff Hockenberry, Brian Myers and Maguire. The foursome teamed to shoot a round of 18-under par, 53.
Runnerup team was comprised of Phil Wright, Dave Frey, Chuck Monfredi and Jerry Fisher. The squad checked in with a 15-under, 56. Third place went to the team of Gary Dietz, Mike Price, Bob Walters and Justin Farrell at 14-under.
Five skins were won during the tournament.
The team of Mike Swann, Larry Robbins, John Robbins and Jimmy Swann posted two skins. Ted Showalter, Andy Poe, Dave Diosi and Brian Brookes had a skin on the 17th hole. Dietz, Price, Walters and Farrell eagled the second.
BOB McLAUGHLIN of Wheeling aced the 130-yard par 3, 13th at Fairway River Links on May 5. He used an 8-iron for his feat, which was witnessed by Bob Boran, Paul Morris and John Walters.
WHEELING PARK GOLF CLUB
The Patti Hoffman Memorial was held on Sunday, May 6. The Stableford event was won by Art Lightner's round of 55. He was eight points better than Kupfer and Nick Klamut. Orie Robinson prevailed in the handicap division with a round o f53. Bill Caldwell was second with a 51.
The top three teams will receive a prize. The tournament is limited to the first 36 teams. For more information please contact Phil Pata at 695-0691.
The event is a four-person, better-ball scramble.
The cost includes: golf, cart and hot dog lunch. Sponsorships are also available for $50 each. For more information please call 740-624-1517 or email email@example.com.
The scramble is held to honor Jesse Ault, who was a member of the 82nd Airborne and then enlisted in the Virginia National Guard and served two tours of duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom, but was killed by a roadside bomb in Tunnis, Iraq on April 9, 2008, which was just a little more than a month before he was scheduled to come home.