Keith Jorgensen Memorial Golf Tournament Fundraiser

PBA held its Fourth Annual Keith Jorgensen Memorial Golf Tournament over the weekend and it can only be considered a great success despite the unusual circumstances we are facing due to COVID-19.  The golf tournament usually held in May was able to happen with 117 alumni and sponsors taking part. Prairie Baseball was able to make this happen with no shortage of hard work to ensure the safety of all in attendance.

 

Rob Greeno played a major role in organizing the Golf Tournament and was very pleased with how the weekend went, “It was great to see so many alumni as well as other coorporate and business individuals supporting the current players. We raised a lot of money for the program.” The plan is to have next years tournament in the fall as well. “I think we have a better chance for good weather when we have it in September, everybody seemed happy to be out. We had great weather all weekend and the online format was a success with our 50/50.”

 

Here are the winners of the 2020 Keith Jorgensen Memorial Golf Tournament:

First Place - With a score of 51 The SunLife Team! Members Don Groves, Chad Layton, Ryan Gorham, and Scott Waltz are the winners of 4 free rounds at the Paradise Valley Golf and Country Club and 4 PBA UnderArmour Golf Shirts.

 

Second Place - With a score of 54 the Diamond Springs Enterprises Team, shooting a 27 on the front and back 9. Team members Nick Tillsley, Chet Oberkirsch, Brock Nakama, and Brady Dickson will receive 4 rounds at the Picture Butte Golf Course & 4 PBA 25th Anniversary Hats.

 

Third Place - Coming up just short of second was the Ryan MacDonald team shooting a 54 as well, however they shot a 29 and 25 which gives the victory to Diamond Enterprises. This team consists of Ryan MacDonald, Dan McNeil, Jordy Granberg, and Tanner Granberg.  They will be treated to 8 rounds of golf at the Hell’s Creek Golf Course in Raymond.

 

Along with the scramble there were 12 other chances to win something over the weekend through draws or golfing challenges! Winners listed below.

 

Event

Winner

Prize Sponsor

Longest Drive – Men

Matt Brassard

Subaru Lethbridge & Scotia Bank

Longest Drive – Women

Gina Nelson

Hudson’s & Scotia Bank

Closest to Pin – Men

Jesse Sawyer

Canadian Energy & Scotia Bank

Closest to Pin – Women

Jada Leavitt

Princess Auto

Longest Putt – Men

Brian Hancock

Asyma Solutions

Closest to Line – Men

John Regehr

Asyma Solutions

Closest to Line – Women

Robin McCulloch

The Keg & Asyma Solutions

Water Hazard Draw

Matt Wiber

Davis GMC

Sand Trap Draw

Matt Chabluck

Sports Connection Medicine Hat

Mulligan Draw

Tyson Ford

Paskal Farms

Putting Contest

Ryan Gorham

Paskal Farms

The winner of the 50/50 was Alumni and former PBA Coach Omar Kadir! He is the winner of the grand prize of $2215.

This would not have been possible without combined efforts from the Prairie Baseball Academy Alumni Association, Under the Lights Sports and Entertainment, and of course the Prairie Baseball Academy itself. The current PBA players were an integral part of the weekend, setting up for the event, recording the contests on the course, and selling 50/50 tickets.

 

 

 

 



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