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Copperopolis, CA — Sonora Regional Medical Center’s 16th Annual Golf Classic raised $51,000 for free mobile health clinic. Gail Witzlsteiner, SRMC Director of Development & Public Relations, says it was “a big success thanks to the contributions of sponsors, donors, players and volunteers.”

The event was held on Wednesday, June 6, at Saddle Creek Resort in Copperopolis. $51,000 was raised to support Project HOPE, a three-times-a-week, free health clinic at the Crossroads Shopping Center, InterFaith and Columbia College.

The Medical Center thanked the to Tournament Sponsors. The Golf Classic Committee was chaired by Joe Silva, Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools, and was joined by committee members Bill Brandt, Katie Dunn, Larry Jobe, Elizabeth Jones, Bob Laukat, Lisa Mayo, Jim Mele, Lisa Melville, Tom Nischwitz, Anne Patel, Mark Steichen and Cindy Zelinsky.

The winning golfers were:

  • 1st Place Low Gross – Larry England, Steve Lee, Mike Arnold and Peter Rei
  • 1st Place Low Net – Vern Bailey, Victor Day, Dennis Hendricks and Sydney Foster
  • 2nd Place Low Net – Mark Steichen, Luke Steichen, Brett Clark and Greg Wulf
  • 3rd Place Low Net – Jeff Eller, Tony Conte, MD, James Boyd, MD and James Boyd, Sr.

Closest to the Pins

  • Adam Herd (5’11”)
  • Steve Ventura (38.5″)
  • Victor Day (36″)
  • John Peterson (43″)

Longest Drive

  • Men – Peter Rei
  • Women – Nanette Warzee

Accuracy Drive – Jodie Rodriguez

Circle Contest

  • Lloyd Mathiesen
  • Dennis Hession
  • Victor Day
  • John Quartarolo
  • Jeff Alldrin

Putting Contest  – Jerry Warden

Longest Putt – George Crimmins (21′ 2″)