(West Plains) – Twenty-one players participated in the West Plains Area Disc Golf Club’s first official event on Sunday, October 28. The event was sponsored by Discraft and called an Ace Race.
Taking the grand prize, valued at more than $150, was Dan Taylor of West Plains, MO. Tony Mayfield of Freeman, MO, placed second and received $32 worth of golf discs. Third place went to J.D. Hodges of Winona, MO, who received a golf disc valued at $16. After payout, the West Plains Area Disc Golf Club raised $91.50 in this inaugural event.
The club’s next event will be an all-day tournament with two rounds of 18-hole disc golf. The event is part of a nationwide series of tournaments called Ice Bowls that are intended to collect food and raise money to help feed the hungry. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, January 5 and will be a benefit for the Samaritan Outreach Center Food Pantry.
For more information about this event, go to www.icebowlhq.com or contact Chairman Mike Sisco at 417-293-0292.