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Doozy of a Tournament to Test the Best

Eagle Point--Pear Blossom tourney imageThis tournament is not far off.  Get your team together.  A two day tournament that will test the mettle of some of the best teams in Southern Oregon on two of the area’s best courses.  Eagle Point and Centennial Golf Club are ranked as “Best Public Courses to Play in Southern Oregon,” by






Centennial Golf Club Hosts Tourney to Benefit High School Basketball Teams

Medford, Oregon: North Medford Hoops Golf Tourney Benefits North Medford High School Basketball Teams

Centennial Golf Club has teamed up with North Medford High School to help the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams earn up to 60 scholarships for travel expenses to tournaments outside of the Rogue Valley.  North Medford coach, Tim Karrick, says he is excited about the opportunity to help the players improve their skills by playing upper level teams.  “I’m grateful for the tremendous support of the local community in helping to make this happen.  Centennial has always been a supporter of our fund raising activities, and it’s a great venue.”

The tournament will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.  Teams will play 18 holes with an after tourney auction.

See the tournament and contact information below:

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Golf Tournament Benefits High School Basket Ball Teams

North Medford hoops pic takes part in tournament to benefit high school basket ball program.

North Medford High School in Southern Oregon put on a golf tournament to benefit the North Medford basket ball teams.  Proceeds went toDSCF6274_crop DSCF6273_cropboth boys’ and girls’ programs.  The tournament was held at Centennial Golf Club, a John Fought design.  Rated by as one of the “Top 10 Golf Courses in Oregon,” teams came from all of Southern Oregon to compete in the event.  And, it’s all for a good cause.

DSCF6290 L to R–John Fountain, Kenny McGowan, Brian Edwards, Dave Rush.
North Medford basket ball coaches: L to R Thad Pauck, Rich Faust, Tim Karrick, Scott Plankenhorn, Antonio Carter

Local boosters of North Medford High School’s basket ball program and the community turned out en masse to support the boy’s and girl’s basketball programs. The tournament was a huge success. Golfers didn’t let a torrential down pour get in the way of playing, either. “At one point the rain was going sideways,” says Dave Rush, member of the team sponsored by The forecast was for clouds and rain possible, and in the beginning before the tournament, there was sun and a beautiful rainbow to inaugurate the players. “To my knowledge,” says Head Coach, Tim Karrick, “only three teams dropped out of the tournament because of the weather.  That’s a testament to the dedication and grit that exemplifies all Medford High School athletes.”

The goal of the tournament was to raise funds for scholarships and travel expenses to summer basketball tournaments.  “Our teams will definitely benefit from the experiences DSCF6300_cropgained by traveling outside the Rogue Valley to play upper level teams,” says Karrick.  “We were pleased with the turnout of golfers who came to compete with some of the top golfers in the valley and to support the programs. We really appreciate all the sponsors as well.  Hopefully, next year we’ll have a little better weather,” he added with a grin.
“The team placed 4th Gross in the tournament,” stated Brian Edwards of the LG Team.  “Our team is well rounded, and we look forward to participating in tournaments that are good for the community and help fund worthy causes like the North Medford basketball teams.”

Vince Domenzain, General Manager of Centennial Golf Club, said, “It’s nice to be able to provide a venue to help the local sports programs in the valley. Helping out the students is especially rewarding because they are our future, and that’s a good investment.”DSCF6304_crop


Final Results1st Gross

Greg Jacobs
Jeff Barry
Brent Barry
Jim Barry

1st Net

John Fichtner
Bob Collins
Jeff Jones
Rich Adams

2nd Gross

Scott Covey
Scott Saxon
Chuck Grytness
Phil Cardin

2nd Net

Nick Leonardo
Lanse Leonardo
Andrew Larson
Tyson Nelson

3rd Gross

Kevin Dixon
Todd Dixon
Ron Dixon
Brady Shipley

3rd Net

Gilbert Birdinground
Jarret Pugliano
James Lewis
Brian Paulson

4th Gross

John Fountain
Dave Rush
Kenny McGowan
Brian Edwards
Special Events
# 2 Straightest Drive – Kristeen Weiss
# 6 Closest To Pin – Brent Barry
# 14 Closest To Pin – John Fichtner
Longest Drive
# 16 Men 0-11 – Jeff Barry / 11 + – Ben Griffis

#16 Ladies -Johanna Nealy / Seniors – Tom Mustard