Friends Golf Tourney draws full card

6/29/2016

The Friends Foundation held its 12th annual charity golf tournament June 24 at the Ste. Genevieve Golf Club with all 36 team slots filled.   (Team Photos)
Tom Keim, SGCMH CEO (at right), welcomed participants to event.
“We rely on our Friends Foundation to raise money to help the hospital provide great care in our community,” he said. “This year the Foundation has taken on some pretty big projects. We’ve expanded the surgery center, which the foundation has committed $300,000 to. The Friends are also helping us upgrade our mammography machine to 3D, so we can continue to improve our women’s health services not only in our county, but the surrounding region as well.”
Keim also thanked the healthcare community.
“It’s wonderful to know that the healthcare communities work together to make sure we’re taking care of patients in our community and I do appreciate my peers in the region supporting our hospital.”
Taking first place in the Championship Flight with a scorecard playoff was St. Francis Medical Center (at left) with a score of 55. In second place, also with a score of 55, was Electrical Contractors, Team 1; and in third place with a score of 56 was Offices Unlimited.
Players tore up the course, and some of the lowest tournament scores in the tourney’s history were posted.
A Flight winners, all with scorecard playoffs and a score of 63 were Southeast Health in first place; Med A-RX in second place; and Hologic in third place.
B Flight rankings, all determined by scorecard playoffs and a score of 63 were Chester Brothers Construction in first place; Citizens Electric in second place; and Electrical Contractors, Team 2 in third place.
The Friends Foundation thanks this year’s lunch and dinner sponsors: Larry and Nancy Roderman, Loida Ag Services-Jan and Russ Loida, Lee Lottes and Lakenan Insurance, Craig Ruble and Signature Health, and Jim Francis State Farm.
The Friends will have a second tournament this year on October 1 at the Castle Ridge Golf Course in Festus. Teams will sign up fast for this premiere course. Call Shawn at 573-883-7725.

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