OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation raises more than $89,000 in golf tourney

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Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George take time to putt around at the 16th annual OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation Charitable Golf Tournament at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course

ALTON – A beautiful day and the generosity of the community made for a successful outing at the 16th annual Saint Anthony’s Foundation Annual Charitable Golf Tournament in June. The tournament at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course raised $89,565 for the hospital’s cancer services.

The tournament is hosted by OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation and included personal appearances by St. Louis Cardinals Fred Bird; meteorologist Mike Roberts and some St. Louis Blues Alumni – Terry Yake, Mike Zuke and Larry Patey – as well as Blues Account Executive Kyle Worman.

The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis and the Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George were also on hand for a smile, a prayer, and took to the links themselves.

“The community support was definitely felt at this year’s event,” said Lee McRaven, annual fund coordinator for OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation. “It’s so wonderful to have over 50 businesses and community members supporting the event, and helping to give hope to our family, friends and neighbors fighting cancer.”

During the past 16 years, the golf tournament has raised more than $989,500 for the OSF Saint Anthony’s Cancer Center of Excellence.

This year’s tournament was co-chaired by two community members: Monica Bristow, President of the RiverBend Growth Association, and Mark Kratschmer, Vice President of Wegman Electric.

Some 36 teams took part.
The following is a list of tournament winners:

A Flight
1st Place: Mike Moeller, Brad Davis, Brig Jones, Michael Deuckhoff
2nd Place: Jim Hoefert, David Oberlink, Mark Osborne, Rick Lauschke
3rd Place: Tyler Atkins, Erich Wilson, Terry Morrow, Earl Kennedy

B Flight
1st Place: Scott Jones, Augie Wuellner, Sam Mormino, Ron Motil
2nd Place: Greg Maag, Jim Price, Joe Hopper, Kelly Gessert
3rd Place: Brad Farrell, Mike Farrell, Ajay Pathak, Senthil Krishnasamy

C Flight
1st Place: Amber Scott, Jeff Whitaker, Bill Drake, Craig Schaaf
2nd Place: Mike Doucleff, Cat Hollis, Dick Alford, John Renick
3rd Place: Tim Wollenberg, Sarah Braundmeier, Paul Braundmeier

Longest Drive – #15
Men’s: Kyle Griffith
Women’s: Shelley Monheiser
Senior: Terry Morrow

Closest to the Hole
Women’s (#12): Shelley Monheiser
Men’s (#5): Mike Doucleff
Men’s (#12): Daryl Charleston
Men’s (#16): Scott Darr

Donut Hole
#16 – Karl Miller

Skins

Mike Moeller, Terry Yake, Ed Bott, Tom Long

— From the Illinois Business Journal

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