2019 MARE Scholarship Golf Tournament
The 2019 MARE Scholarship Golf Tournament was held on Tuesday, July 30th at the beautiful Osage National Golf Courses in Lake Ozark, Missouri. This year we had twenty-five (25) teams and 97 golfers participating in the event. The weather was amazing and the entire crew at Osage National was awesome. Proceeds from the event are dedicated to providing scholarship funds for students who plan to become teachers and return to rural Missouri schools to teach. This past year, through the generous support of our corporate sponsors, hole sponsors, players and other patrons MARE was able to award $27,500.00 in scholarships. Our plan is to grow the financial support for the tournament so that we can offer even more scholarships next year. Click on the photo link (right) to see a scrolling list of team photos.
Corporate sponsors for this year include the following:
CTS Group - Founding Collaborator Sponsor - $5,000.00
L.J. Hart & Company - Gold Flight Sponsor - $3,000.00
American Fidelity Assurance Company - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Forrest T. Jones & Company - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Guin Mundorf, LLC - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
MEUHP - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Mickes O'Toole, LLC - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Missouri Education Health Group - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Kemper Health - Bronze Level Sponsor - $1,000.00
Our Hole Sponsors ($250.00 each) this year included: Inter-State Studio, EdCounsel, LLC, MRTA, MUSIC, EduOptimus, George K. Baum & Company, Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C., Central States Bus Sales, Reynolds Construction & Commercial Roofing Company, Pro Energy Solutions, NREA, The Garland Company, GRP Mechanical, Gilmore & Bell, P.C., Wagner Portrait Group, Mike Keith Insurance, Apple Bus Company, Thrive Nutrition Services and McKinstry.
Additional prize support was provided by FTJ (KC Royals Tickets), L.J. Hart & Company (St. Louis Cardinal Tickets) and Osage National Golf Course (2 Foursome with Cart Golf Packages).
A Flight Winner - Mike Nagel, Brian Sherrow & Troy Clawson
A Flight Runner Up - Jim Roe, Jerry Premer, Tim Judd & Jason Irwin
B Flight Winner - Brandon Harding, Marc Spunaugle, Scott Gemes & Matt Unger
B Flight Runner Up - Neil Branham, Matt Robinson, Shannon Nolte & Bryan Copple
C Flight Winner - Drew Beaugard, John French, John Mulford & Jeff Haug
C Flight Runner Up - Todd McCrackin, Danny Dewitt, Darin Carter & Chris Gold
Closest to the Hole Winners - #4 River Course - Jerry Premer, #7 River Course - Tom Gotsch, #2 Mountain Course - Eric Hoyt and #4 Mountain Course - Tom Hibbs
Long Drive Winner - #9 River Course - Eric White
Thank you to all of our golfers for supporting this Scholarship Golf Tournament!!!!!
Please make plans to join us next year for our 10th Annual MARE Scholarship Golf Tournament. Date and location TBA soon!