State University recruit Peyton Childers teamed up with
his partner Andy Rowe to capture the championship flight
crown in the 39th annual Ron King Memorial Member-Guest
Golf Tournament held this weekend at Willowbrook Country
Club, near the Breaks.
who recently signed a scholarship to play golf at Morehead
State University in Kentucky, and Rowe, displayed their
talents on the course during Sunday’s final round to
come back from a one-stroke deficit and take a one-stroke
lead over the finals holes to capture top honors in the
two-day golf/social event at WCC.
30 WCC members and their guests competed in the two-day,
36-hole event which saw a variety of formats played over
the two rounds.
opening round (18 holes) featured a captain’s choice
format for the first nine holes, while the back nine holes
featured a best ball format for the 60 golfers. On Sunday,
the first nine holes were played on an alternate shot
format (modified) and the back nine holes played on a best
ball (among the twosome) format.
and Rowe opened Saturday’s round with a score of
eight-under-par, 62, one stroke back of Saturday’s
leaders Dennis Ratliff and his son, Adam Ratliff.
Ratliff duo posted a blistering round of nine-under-par,
61, to lead all golfers on Saturday, earning the twosome
medalist honors (lowest round score) during the
twosome of Buckey Blankenship and guest Ryan Turner, the
remaining pair in the championship flight, posted a round
of 63 on Saturday, just two strokes back heading into
Sunday’s final 18 holes.
and Rowe shot a round of 69 on Sunday with the tougher
format change, beating out the Ratliff twosome by two
strokes (71) on Sunday for the championship title.
and Rowe finished with a two-day score of 131, while
Dennis and Adam posted a score of 132 to claim runner-up
honors in the championship flight. Blankenship and Turner
completed play in the flight with a 36-hole score 135 to
win third-place honors.
the first flight of competition, the twosome of WCC Pro
Glen Turner and his son, Rusty, took home first-place
honors with a one-stroke advantage after 36 holes of play.
Turner duo posted a score of 67 on Saturday and came back
with a round of 70 on Sunday for a two-day total 137, good
enough to hold off the father-son duo of Mike and Jordan
Mullins by just a single stroke. Mike and Jordan posted
rounds of 69 on Saturday and 69 on Sunday to finish with a
36-hole total 138, earning the twosome runner-up honors in
the first flight.
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Announces Schedule for Annual Three-Day Summer Basketball Camp
Buchanan County YMCA will host is annual Co-Ed Summer
Basketball Camp July 9, 10 and 11 for boys and girls --
rising second graders through rising eighth graders.
camp will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day,, with lunch
and swimming to follow.
fee for the camp is $75 for YMCA members and $95 for
non-members. Deadline for registration is Friday, June 29.
coach for this year’s camp will be Ricky Goodman,
assistant boys varsity basketball coach at Twin Valley
will be numerous learning stations with a coaching
assistant at each station throughout the camp.
typical day at camp will include free shooting (9 a.m. -
9:10), devotion and roll call (9:10 - 9:15),
stretching/conditioning (9:15 - 9:25), station work (9:25
- 10:10), water break (10:10 - 10:15), station work (10:15
- 11:00), break/snack (11:00 - 11:15), group work --
1-on-1, 3-on-3, free throws, hot shot (11:15 - 11:45),
full court games (11:45 - 12:45), daily awards (12:45 -
1:00) and lunch and swimming (1 to 5 p.m.).
free T-shirt, free concession and swim pass (valued at
$5.50) for each day will be given to each participant.
for camper of the day, as well as station awards and one
free throw award will be given daily.
one-year YMCA student membership, valued at $240.00, will
be given to the participant chosen as “camper of the
interested in taking part in the camp may contact the YMC
at (276) 935-8871 for more information and registration.
$25 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration
with the balance due on the first day of camp.