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Brattleboro — With many COVID-19 safety measures in place, 29 teams participated in Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s 11th annual Tee It Up For Health golf tournament last weekend at Brattleboro Country Club. The weather was beautiful, the event went smoothly, and over $38,000 was raised, thanks to golfers and generous sponsors.

Net proceeds from the event benefited Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s Patient Care Fund.

Tournament results were as follows: First Place Team (Score of 59): People’s United Bank Team of John Conlon, JJ Conlon, Pat Mulcahy. Second Place Team (Score of 60): David Allbee, Marty Hill, Les Lynch, Bill Stephens. Leaderboard Air Cannon: Marty Hill (4’5”). Putting Contest: Nine golfers sank their putts (Kathy Ballantine, Tom Bedell, Coop Bills, Jim Bogdany, Scott Cleary, Dennis Degnon, Jerry Farmer, Gene Horton, and Bill Hoyt).

Because a putt-off was not possible, due to the staggered start times throughout the day, names were drawn from a hat. The first place winner was Kathy Ballantine, second was Coop Bills, and third was Dennis Degnon. Closest to the Pin Hole #No. 4 Men: Peter Schofield (11’8”). Closest to the Pin Hole No. 4 Women: Ally Barber (23’8”). Closest to the Pin No. 8 Men: Stephen Kapral (2’ 10”). Closest to the Pin No. 8 Women: no winner. Hole-in-One No. 8 (sponsored by Brattleboro Subaru): no winner. Closest to the Pin No. 13 Men: Pat Mulcahy (6’11”). Closest to the Pin No. 13 Women: Gail Martin (31’8”). Closest to the Pin No. 16 Men: Chris Pearson (4’9”). Closest to the Pin No. 16 Women: Ally Barber (36’). Long Drive No. 9 Men: Tray Trudell. Long Drive No. 9 Women: Terry Boyce. Long Drive No. 10 Men: Les Lynch. Long Drive No. 10 Women: Terry Boyce. Closest to the Line No. 15 Men: Rob Lawrence. Closest to the Line No. 15 Women: Alicia Field.

Generous sponsors for the 2020 Tee It Up For Health Golf Benefit included:

Event Sponsors: Brattleboro Country Club, The Richards Group.

Hole-in-One Sponsor: Brattleboro Subaru.

Platinum Sponsors: Coverys, Elizabeth Walker & Eileen Ranslow.

Gold Sponsor: People’s United Bank.

Silver Sponsors: Andy & Linda Barber, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, River Valley Credit Union, West River Family Dental.

Hole Sponsors: Baker Newman Noyes; Farnum Insulators; Howard Printing; Irving Energy; Lawrence & Lober Electric; Northeast Delta Dental; Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer; Tracy J. Sloan, CPA; Southern Vermont Podiatry; David & April Sprague and family; Windham Foundation; WW Building Supply.

Bronze Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield VT; Lawton Floor Design; Leader Beverage; Swiss Precision Turning.

Flag Sponsors: Deerfield Valley News; Phil & June Dibble; Doug & Cathy DiVello; Five Maples; TC’s Restaurant; Two Tannery Road; W&B Management, in memory of Wally & Eleanor Lowe and Effie Chamberlin.

Save the date for Grace Cottage’s 12th annual Tee It Up for Health benefit, on June 12, 2021 at Brattleboro Country Club.


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