Golf tourney raises thousands for sports

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Posted 9/22/21

The Port Townsend and Chimacum high school’s alumni golf tournament raised $6,000 for East Jefferson sports, according to organizers of Saturday’s charity event.

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Golf tourney raises thousands for sports

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The Port Townsend and Chimacum high school’s alumni golf tournament raised $6,000 for East Jefferson sports, according to organizers of Saturday’s charity event.

Sixty golfers divided into 15 teams competed in the tournament Saturday at the Port Townsend Golf Club.

Previously a perennially popular tournament as the Port Townsend High School Alumni Tourney, the fundraiser was expanded this year when the two local school boards agreed to combine athletic programs for the entire 2021-22 school year.

Funds were raised through class sponsorships and business donations, in particular, tournament sponsor the Port Townsend Paper Mill Union Local ASW 175. 

Class recognitions ranged from Chimacum High’s Class of 1938 to the PTHS Class of 2008.

The tournament team winners for low gross were Hazil and Mark Katsikapes, Dan Miller, and Dylan Stanfield. 

Second place was claimed by the team of Mike and Doug Lux, Bobby Dean, and Donnie Weathersby. 

Low net, first place went to Barb Aldrich, Robin Lelievre, Starla Audette, and Linda Deal. Barb Matter, George Bush, Will and Jane Peoples placed second; Russ Jarabek, Doug Collins, Terry Berge, and Pat Moore followed in third.

In the Calloway competition: Tim and Matt Caldwell, and Rita and Jim Beebe, won took first. Lamont and Owen Thorton, and Tim and Mitch Thomas, were second.

Closet to the pin winner was Zach Glover, and for longest putt, the winning team was Keagan and Austin Khile, and Jacob and Dillon Ralls. 

Keagan Khile also won the raffle for a lifetime East Jefferson athletics “Booster” pass to all athletic events.

Organizers of the event gave special thanks to the Port Townsend Golf Course’s Players Club, who in addition to promoting the event, organized the women’s and men’s club volunteer work parties that were instrumental in guaranteeing the golf course would be in excellent condition for the tournament. 

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