The Ozark Guidance Foundation hosted their 13th annual golf tournament on Friday, August 15 at Stonebridge Meadows Golf Club in Fayetteville. This year’s tournament raised more than $40,000 through cash & in-kind donations. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit children’s counseling services. Annually Ozark Guidance provides counseling services for over 4,000 children.
The first place teams in both the morning & afternoon flights were presented with The Reinert Cup, named in honor & memory of the late Jerry Reinert, former president of First Security Bank Springdale. Mr. Reinert was a 12-year member of the Ozark Guidance Foundation Board of Trustees and chaired the inaugural golf tournament in 1995.
The morning flight Reinert Cup winners was the KNWA team, which posted a low gross score of 56. Team members included Dan Scoff, Travis Spieth, Patrick Guyton, and Norm DeBriyn. An afternoon low gross score of 53 secured the Reinert Cup for the Democrat-Gazette team whose team members included Hector Cueva, Matt Dura, Aaron Hargis and David Long.
Major underwriters of the tournament were Tyson Foods and Packaging Specialties. Tournament sponsors included Arvest Bank of Springdale, AstraZeneca, Gerald Harp Properties, Prairie Grove Telephone Company, The Schmieding Foundation, First Security Bank, Catering Unlimited, Longer Investments, National Home Center, and Signature Bank of Arkansas. Media Sponsor were CitiScapes, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The Morning News, KNWA and KIX-104. A Rolex watch was provided by Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry as the hole-in-one sponsor. Red Ball Productions supplied tents and tables for the BBQ lunch provided for all golfers & volunteers by Catering Unlimited. In all, 39 teams competed in the morning & afternoon flights.