May 06, 2014

33rd Annual Bobcat Open

Bobcat OpenSunday afternoon, May 4th, brought a beautiful sunny day for the College of the Ozarks’ 33rd Annual Bobcat Open at the Ledgestone Golf Course.  Over 100 individuals participated in this yearly event, which supports the College’s Bobcat Booster Club.  Approximately $3,000 was raised, thanks to the golfers and sponsors. 

Following are the results of the days’ events:

Bobcat Flight - (at least 2 players must be alumni or current College employees)

               First Place:  Larry Schmitt, Mike Russell, Mark Wendler, Frank Gallant at 13 under

               Second Place:  Craig Ernsting, Nick Sharp, Stephen Bell, Dori Rapinchuk at 8 under (won tie-breaker)

               Third Place:  Todd Crighton, Aaron Dalton, Matt Hensley, Jim Crighton at 8 under

                Fruitcake:  Chris Randolph, David Miller, Dakota Nash, Derek Daniels at par

Alley Cat Flight (open to any/all players)

                First Place:  Chuck Bristow, Eric Huffman, Jamie Rheem, Joe Rheem at 14 under (won tie-breaker)

                Second Place:  Loren Lund, Ken Julian, Jim Cooke, Bill Hasler at 14 under

                Third Place:  Alvie Russell, Scott Russell, Ryan Russell, Rickey Nichols at 10 under

                Fruitcake:  Larry Bass, Hank Williams, Mike Schultz, Bruce Matson at 4 under (won tie-breaker)

Tom Cat Flight (team members’ ages must add up to 200 years)

                First Place:  Chris Larsen, Rodney Arnold, Fred Mullinax, David Dalton at 16 under

                Second Place:  Jerry Pledger, Brad King, Ron Richardson, Al Waller at 11 under

                Third Place:  Steve Dixon, Greg Bray, Dave Gibson, Steve Hensley at 9 under

                Fruitcake:  Mark Sill, Harvey Hart, Doug Knoop, David Davis at 2 under

Bonus Prizes:

Closest to the Pin:  B J DeMoss, Aaron Dalton, Bill Zeller, Michael Holycross, Matt Hensley, Fred Mullinax, Chris Larsen, Mike Russell, Melissa Herschend, Joe Rheem, Tim Suffal, Ryan Zeller

Longest Drive:  Melissa Herschend, Ricky Nichols, Ken Julian

Longest Putt:  Matt Hensley

The College of the Ozarks’ Athletic Department is thankful for the exceptional support provided by the community’s members and businesses for so many of their events and programs, but most especially at this time for contributions to the Bobcat Booster Club.  The Booster Club enables the College to provide much needed and appreciated general education book scholarships to student-athletes each semester.