Winners Announced of SWOSU Alumni Golf Classic


Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Alumni Association at Weatherford hosted 118 golfers at the 13th annual SWOSU Alumni and Friends Golf Classic held June 24 at Silverhorn Golf Course in Oklahoma City.

Winners in the University Flight with a score of 53 were Craig McMurphy, Mark Barrett and Jeff Niceley, all of Tulsa, and Russell Smith, Elk City.  Finishing second at 54 was the team of Kent Powell, Clint Mahanay and Brian Young, all of Clinton, and Brand Hartsell, Weatherford. There was a two-way tie for third place with scores of 56. Winning on a scorecard playoff was the team of Steve Scott and Shawn Scott, both of Oklahoma City, and Tommy Morris and Rouben Tourian, both of Weatherford. Fourth place winners were Kirk Towe, Hinton; Greg Towe, Bonham, Texas; Justin Twyman, Weatherford; and Todd Towe, Tulsa. 

In the alumni flight, there was a four-way tie for first place with all teams shooting 59. Using the scorecard playoff, the winning team was Terry Nichols, Pete Wood, Dale Hensley and Dub Cromwell, all of Elk City, and Don Wilson, Beaver. Second place winners were Stan Garrison, Dave Madison and Kirk Kitchens, all of Weatherford, and Terry Moseley, Altus. Finishing third were Gaylon Adams and Jerry Eden, both of Oklahoma City; Jim Mitschke, Owasso; and LeRoy Neely, Kansas City.  The fourth place team was Mike Jones, Denver, Colo.; Everett Dobson, Edmond; Doug Ballard, Oklahoma City; and Jim Waites, Weatherford. 

In the blue and white flight, there was a two-way tie for first place with scores of 63. Using the scorecard playoff, the winning team members were Brian Vaverka, Bruce Vaverka and Mike Whaley, all of Moore, and Thomas Schneider, Tahlequah. Second place was won by Donnie Ford and Brad Hale, both of Cheyenne; Chris Corey, Oklahoma City; and Tony Horn, Broken Arrow.  Two teams tied for third with scores of 64. The third place team consisted of Rod Carver, Roger Redd, Jason Redd and Randy Beutler, all of Elk City.  The fourth place team members were Terry Rowe, Oklahoma City; Henry Thomas, Enid; Rick Skinner, Weatherford; and John Bray, Altus. 

Winning teams won $400 for first place, $300 for second, $200 for third and $100 for fourth place.

In the various contests, closest to the pin winners were Kevin Kendall, Oklahoma City; Tony Horn, Broken Arrow; Jim Mitschke, Owasso; and Chad Ramirez, Weatherford, on holes 6, 8, 12 and 14, respectively.

The longest drive winner on hole 3 was Clint Mahanay of Clinton and on hole 16 was Greg Towe of Bonham, Texas.