VALLEYLIFE’s 28th Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, March 1st at the Papago Golf Course in Phoenix. Participants enjoyed taking in the beautiful scenic views of Papago Park while supporting VALLEYLIFE’s mission “to enhance the quality of life of people with disabilities.”
At registration, players were offered the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win golf packages, tickets to sporting events, out of town getaways, dining and wine tasting experiences or other great prizes. Contests were held throughout the tournament and dinner was served at the conclusion of the tournament. After remarks by VALLEYLIFE’s CEO, Cletus Thiebeau, and Director of Donor Relations, Margaret Stephens-Reed, tournament trophies were awarded and raffle winners were announced.
The Cash, Sullivan & Cross foursome won first place with a team score of 57. Forefront Development was a close second with 58 and third place with 62 was The Fruth Group. The Dyer, Bregman & Ferris team won a copy of the book “Why You Suck at Golf” and the title of “Most Honest” this year. Other awards included Closest to the Pin, Austin Wicevich; Men’s Longest Drive, Todd Zegers; Women’s Longest Drive, Jan Dalton; and Longest Putt, Chris Hall.
VALLEYLIFE would like to thank all the sponsors of the event and everyone who volunteered their time, donated items, or played in the tournament. If you missed your chance to participate in this year’s tournament and would like to be included next year, please contact Margaret Stephens-Reed at 602-331-2414. To see photos of the tournament, a list of our upcoming events, or to learn more about VALLEYLIFE, please visit our website at www.valleylifeaz.org.
VALLEYLIFE is a nonprofit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities. This is done through a wide range of programs including residential group homes, day programs, vocational services and in-home care and support. All proceeds from this tournament will be used to meet the many unfunded/underfunded needs of VALLEYLIFE Members, such as prescription copays, eye exams and treatment, physical and speech therapy, vocational training, job placement support, group activities, and outings including participation in Special Olympics.