On the course …

Big Brothers, Sisters Golf Fore Kids' Sake tournament

By Staff | Jun 26, 2014
Courtesy of: Mark Haskell Photography The first gross winner Shepard Storage, which includes, from left, Jeff Lindo, Bill Carr, Randy Raynes and Neal Shepard.

Rockport — The second annual Golf Fore Kids’ Sake tournament to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine’s youth mentoring program was held May 30 at the Samoset Resort.

Twenty-six teams competed in the event, which netted nearly $13,000 for BBBSMM. The event was sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank.

“We were very excited by the turnout for this year’s event,” said Alex Gaeth, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine. “We grew the field from 16 teams last year to 26 teams this year. All of the golfers were very generous in their support of our agency, and many local children will benefit as a result of this tournament.”

All proceeds from the tournament will be used locally to support Big/Little matches in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties.

The winning teams and contest winners were:

First gross: Shepard Storage (Neal Shepard, Jeff Lindo, Bill Carr, Randy Raynes) – 57.

Second gross: Team Gaeth (Rick Gaeth, Alex Gaeth, Ryan Madore, Ricky Jones) – 59.

Third gross: Bank of America (Todd Beacham, Mark Brooks, Stephen Brooks, Troy Witham) – 61.

First net: Augusta Fuel Co. (Marc Lacasse, Wesley Travis, Bill Purington, Phil Saracino) – 53.

Second net: Patient Advocates Group (Justin Ward, Jason Olney, Tommy Sterling, Brad Stout) – 55.

Third net: Maritime Energy (Charlie Page, Chris Seavey, Dick Crossman, Tim Matero) – 57.

Other contest winners were: Longest drive men (18th hole), Jeff Lindo; longest drive women (18th hole), Pam Kenniston; closest to pin men, Rick Sarli, 2 feet 3 inches on the 11th; closest to pin women, Kate McAleer, 33-11 on the 11th; putting contest, Michael Lynch and Mike Frauten; and chipping, Alex Gaeth.

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