The Annual FUMC Spring Golf Tournament was held on Monday May 20 at Pecan Valley Golf Course in Fort Worth. “We were blessed with good weather after a week of rain and had an excellent turnout with 11 teams participating,” says tournament organizer Wayne Maddox.
In all, 44 FUMCFW golfers participated in this tournament. “We had a great time of fellowship today at the First Church Golf Tournament! “ exclaims Rev. Chuck Graff. “And special thanks to Wayne Maddox — it was truly a great time for all.” Chuck has worked with Wayne Maddox, and before that Ed Petruska, to create and grow this beloved annual event to where it is today. Following Chuck’s retirement in July, Rev. Phyllis Barren will assume the role of staff liaison for this annual event.
First place honors went to the team of Michael Blanchard, Hunter Mixson, Joe Schlecte, Andrew Schlecte. Second Place went to the team of Rev. Lamar Smith, John Maddox, Mike Wood, and Evan Farris. Par 3 Closest to the Pin awards went to Mike Blanchard and Evan Farris.
“We were so honored to have Dr. Lamar Smith again participating following the recent celebration of his 92nd birthday,” Wayne continues. “We also were honored to have Rev. Chuck Graff participating just prior to his retirement in July. Both have been longtime supporters and participants in these tournaments. Hopefully both will continue to play in future events.”