Journal Staff Report
The weather was perfect for the 15th Annual Les & Lanny Riggin Memorial Golf Tournament was held this past weekend (August 2nd & 3rd) at the Creel Bay Golf Course in Devils Lake.
Journal Staff Report The weather was perfect for the 15th Annual Les & Lanny Riggin Memorial Golf Tournament was held this past weekend (August 2nd & 3rd) at the Creel Bay Golf Course in Devils Lake.
There were 44 2-person mixed doubles teams registered for the 2-day, 4-format tournament. Saturday the festivities were kicked off with an excellent lunch served by Jeff & Sue Schwan and their crew which consisted of Chuck & Carla Stein, Larry & Roxie Ostendorf and Laura Jevning.
Before the tournament began, a memorial bench was donated and dedicated in memory of Glenn Soper a long time golfer at the Devils Lake Town & Country Club; now Creel Bay Golf Course. Saturday’s formats were Best Ball and Alternate Shot which started at 1 p.m. Dinner was served following and the flights were established. Sunday started with a continental breakfast and the tournament continued with the Best Drive and Scramble formats. Lunch was served and the flight awards and special prize awards were distributed.
The flight awards were as follows: Flight Awards Les Riggin Flight: First, Lance and Tammy Riggin, 137; Second, Chad and Wendy Palmer, 143; Third, Bob and Sharon Chapman, 145. Lanny Riggin Flight: 156, Todd and Bev Dalziel, 156; Second, Brandon Hanson and Nicole Parker, 157; Third, Lyle and Joni Morlock, 157. Glenn Soper Flight: First, Dale and Shirley Lintick, 165; Second, Dave and Carole Rudy, 166; Third, Doug and Cathy Corder, 169. Dave O'Gorman Flight: First, Jerome and Loraine Turcotte, 167; Second, Dave and Elaine Bennett, 167; Third, Bob and Kathy Clelland, 173. Dick Prozinski Flight: First, Marty and Melanie Foote, 182; Second, Tiny and Vickie Borho, 184; Third, Mark and Raylene Demontigny, 187.
Saturday: Closest to the pin after three shots, Lance and Tammy Riggin; Closest to the pin after two shots, Lyle and Joni Morlock; Lady's longest drive, Sharon Chapman; Lady's closest to the pin, Kathy Mitchell; Men's (over 60) longest drive, Joe Vetsch; Lady's (over 60) longest drive; Men's longest drive, Jerome Ziegler; Men's closest to the pin, Jason Smith; Longest Putt, Carla Stein; Longest Putt, Marty Foote; Special game in memory of Lanny, Dawn Choy.
Sunday: Closest to the pin after three shots, Jerry and Gisele Sayer; Closest to the pin after two shots, Lance and Tammy Riggin; Lady's longest drive, Sharon Chapman; Lady's closest to the pin, Karen Riggin; Men's (over 60) longest drive, Joe Vetsch; Lady's longest drive (over 60), Gisele Sayer; Men's closest to the pin, Lance Riggin; Longest Putt, Elaine Bennett; Longest putt, Adria Smith; Les Riggin Whooppe Award (Most chipins), Cindy Scott; Lanny Riggin Whap Award (Most lost balls), Connie Krowchuk; Determination Award, Gary and Nancy Conkins