Community Hits the Greens to Raise Green for Golden Girls

Thirty teams participate in debut golf tournament on July 24

Kearney, Mo., July 28, 2021: The debut Kearney High School Golden Girls Golf Tournament was a huge success as 30 teams faced off in a friendly competition on Saturday, July 24, at the Excelsior Springs Golf Club.

The tournament was started by Head Coach Samantha Anderson to raise money for the squad to compete at the Dance Team Union National Championships for the first time in school history.

Awards were given for the top rounds, a putting contest and a closest-to-the-pin contest.

Top Round – Flight A

  1. Team of (last names) Turley, Campbell, Lewis and Glasgow
  2. Team of Acosta, McClaren, Vineyard and Woods

Top Round – Flight B

  1. Team of Gustafson, Woods, Morrison and Schwarzenbach
  2. Team of Prewitt, Prewitt, Prewitt and Kimball

Top Round – Flight C

  1. Team of Lyons, Lyons, Gerstner and Gerstner
  2. Team of Liberty, Ross, Calier and Zeier

The team of KHS Principal Andy Gustafson, Kearney Middle School Principal Bart Woods, KSD Assistant Superintendent Jeff Morrison and Activities Director Dave Schwarzenbach donated their $200 Top Round award back to the squad.

Brent Williams won the putting contest against 11 other players. Mike Williams and B. Freeman won Closest-to-the-Pin trophies.

Community members also supported the Golden Girls by purchasing tournament sponsorships.

Golden Title Sponsors

  • Studio 320 Dance
  • Hotspot Pools Hot Tubs and BBQ

White Sponsors

  • Hennessy & Gondring, P.A.
  • New Heights Tree Specialists
  • FatBoyz
  • Paint4U-Travis Trieb
  • Marty Hensley- GM Peters Insurance
  • Pizza Shoppe Kearney
  • Stables

Purple Sponsors

  • Studio 320 Dance Company
  • Lacey Glennon Guaranteed Rate
  • Hillyard, Inc.
  • Flynn
  • Betty’s Place
  • Advantage Martial Arts
  • Nathan and Tara Alderson Meinert
  • Bree Switzer Shelter Insurance Agency
  • Bill Brown Real Estate
  • Elaine Tyner, Realtor, Eric Craig Real Estate Team
  • Watkins Lithographic, Inc.
  • Chuck Anderson Ford
  • Kearney Trust Company
  • Precision Chiropractic