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PORTALES — Leadership ENMU raised approximately $6,000 for scholarships to Eastern New Mexico University for students from Curry and Roosevelt Counties through the Leadership ENMU Scholarship Golf Tournament on Saturday at the Clovis Municipal Golf Course. The scholarships will be awarded in 2006 to current ENMU students, as well as to graduating high school seniors.
Twenty-four teams, with a total of 96 golfers, participated. There were a total of eight winning teams in two handicapped flights. The top three teams in each flight received passes to various golf courses in the Ruidoso and Albuquerque areas, with the fourth-place teams receiving polo shirts.
Taking top honors in the top flight was the team of Wayne Moore, Bobby Crane, Dorven King and Clark Colson. The second-place team included Jay Gurley, Bill Kenyon, Weldon Killough and Robert Fox. Third place went to Brooks Jennings, Roy France, Dave Gutierrez and Jody Balch. Fourth place was captured by Mark Foster, Jason Howl, Andy Reynolds and Donnie Baird.
First place in the second flight went to Eddy Caroland, Larry Caroland, Jerry Crook and Anna Crook. The second-place team was Hubert Morgan, Oscar Robinson, Mike Holder and Arnon Holder. Third place went to Jarrett Watkins, Andres Montoya, Spencer Odom and Joe Wright. Fourth place went to Don Hammons, Chuck Jones, Dale Parrish and Jim Bargas.
The last-place team received a 22-pound turkey from Ty Walker's freezer. Before handicapping, scores in the four-person scramble ranged from 53 to 71.
Prizes were also awarded for closest to the pin (Josh Reeves), longest drive (Wayne Moore), and accuracy drive (Roy Franz), as well as numerous door prizes.
Leadership ENMU expresses its appreciation to all the golfers, sponsors and donors that participated.