TPS Foundation Golf Tournament

On Friday May 23rd, 24 teams participated at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in the twenty first annual TPS Foundation sponsored Winfred Tidwell Memorial Fundraiser Golf Tournament. Thanks Topeka for continuing to support TPS and the TPS Foundation!

New to the tournament this year was Learning Quest and American Century Investments as an Underwriter sponsor. State Treasurer Ron Estes played and briefly spoke about the Learning Quest Savings program.      

TPS Board Of Education President, Janel Johnson, came out to meet & greet participants and to show BOE support for the Foundation fundraiser.
Mayor Larry Wolgast issued a proclamation recognizing May 23rd as Winfred Tidwell Day. The proclamation was read and issued to Win’s fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi. Steve Dean, fraternity president accepted the proclamation on behalf of the frat.

Help us to thank all of our sponsors by frequenting their business. The Underwriter sponsors included: BPM, Durham, HTK, Major Saver and American Century Investments/Learning Quest.
Other sponsors included: Leonard Meat & Produce, Control Services Inc., Capital City Bank, States Construction, 4-State Maintenance Supply, American Boiler & Mechanical, Ben Schreiner Construction, Ethel & Jim Edwards, Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, LLP, Janisik Insurance Agency, Bill Kennedy Driving School, Laird Noller Ford, Lattimer Sommers & Associates, PA, Leonard Meat & Produce, Manning Music, NEA-Topeka and Sowards Glass.

Prize contributors were: Capital City Bank, Cypress Ridge, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Eagle Car Wash, Pepsi, Learning Quest, Sam’s Club and The Golf WareHouse.

Team winners in three flights were as follows: First Flight a) First Place, Noller Ford - Doug Duffey, Eric Napue, Donnie Maney & Jerry Kruger b) Second Place, HTK/LSA – Charles Smith, Richard Beardmore, Andrew Johnson & Alex Karam. Second Flight a) First Place, Major Saver – Chris Ary, Angelo Balesteri, Todd Deaton, & Wade Sunderman b) Second PlaceTeam Kelly – Cindy Kelly, Bob Kelly, Dick Koontz, & John Rasmussen Third Flight, a)First Place, Educational Credit Union – Jim Frownfelter, Fai Ng, Andy Velez, Doug Martens b) Second Place, Over Head Door – Chuck Cooper, Brook Havens, Ben Neil & Terry Wilson.

Individual player hole winners were: Johnathan Payne a Hole-in-One; Cindy Kelly(women) & Ben Neil(Men) - Straightest Drive; Closest to School House – Deb Perbeck(women) & Chuck Cooper (Men); Closest To Pin – Marcus Miller & Jerry Kruger; Longest Putt – Doug Duffey & Tommie “Rapp” Smith; Longest Drive Men – Brent Hoskins; Longest Drive Women – Lori Roenbaugh
Because the tournament is a benefit fundraiser for TPS, the monetary prizes given are nominal, thus we heartily thank the golfers for participating anyway, enjoying the day and having a charitable spirit on behalf of youth!

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