‘The Frederick’ raises biggest scholarship amount in tournament history

Mark DeLap/PC Record-Times Over $11,000 was raised for scholarships for local high school and college students. The biggest amount raised in the 26-year history of the tournament. Scholarship recipients present at the dinner and presentation were: From left, Derrick Rogers, Katrina Christensen, Chloe Heer, Lakin Reichert, Destiny Covington, Daphne Malcom receiving for Krista Malcom, Whitney Martin, Doug Frederick, Brandi McCoid receiving for Kasey McCoid, Brock Honholt, Alexis Elmore (also receiving for Dalton Elmore), Chuck Frederick, TyLinn Cooper and Macoyia Stoneking. Not present: Jasmine Castellaw.

GUERNSEY – There was plenty of traffic up and down highway 26 in Guernsey this past weekend, but most were tourists stopping to fill up their campers with gas. The rest of the landscape within city limits looked like a ghost town until you passed the bridge on south Wyoming street and found a conglomeration of cars, campers, trucks, motorcycles… and golf carts.

The Frederick Memorial Golf Tournament, or “The Frederick” as some have come to call it took it’s regular time slot at the Trail Ruts Golf Course on the second weekend in August. It has been as regular as clockwork for the past 26 years.

This year the tournament raised more money for local high school scholarships than any of the previous year’s tournaments. According to Mable Frederick, the Calcutta brought in $20,320 and over $11k was raised for scholarships with money coming in from the Calcutta and from donations.

The activities for the weekend included a dinner and Calcutta Friday night, golf tournament on Saturday and Sunday and a dinner and scholarship presentation on Saturday night.

Tournament results

The tournament consisted of 58 3- person teams (174 players) in 6 flights.

Flight winners

Flight A –

1st – Conner Madsen, Ryan Madsen,  Merit Bunker (-15)

Flight B  

1st – Dustin Rothe, Michael Wilhelm, Dave Patterson (-12)

Flight C

1st– Dan Sisson, Mark Jesperson, Dave Barker  (-8)

Flight D

1st – Sam Branham, Trey Sorell, Vance Sorell (-8)

Flight E

1st – Nigel Bristow, Cory Bristow, Kaitlyn Knapp (-8)

Flight F      

1st – Tom Jackson, Gary Lockman, Craig Brown  (-5)

The Frederick family would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for contributing to the success of the 26th Annual Frederick Memorial Golf Tournament.

Contributors to the Frederick Memorial Scholarship fund:

First State Bank - $2,000

Karen Gueke from Crazy Tony’s calcutta- $1,160

TDS - $1,000

Scott and Latisha Frederick – provided the scholarship dinner

Andrew Jensen’s Blueprint Mortgage Group - $750

VFW Auxiliary - $500

VFW - $500

Ron and Marian Gilson - $500

Ben’s Bar - $350

Tim and Sharon Newton - $100

Disco and Edie Harris - $50

Kellie Augustyn - $150

Mark Martinez - $100

Ray and Jeanie Marinez - $100

Rage Geringer - $150

Bristow Built Construction - $500

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