32 Teams Compete in Annual International Days Tournament

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Press Release

The 2016‭ ‬Price City International Days Championship Golf Tournament, boosted by Castleview Hospital and powered by Coca-Cola, was held on Saturday at the Carbon County Country Club with over 250 golfers‭, ‬vendors and volunteers in attendance‭.

‬Mr‭. ‬Larry Stella‭, ‬the tournament grand marshall‭, ‬started the tournament with the ceremonial first shot and Keith Cox with an assist from Fox 13’s Big Buddha lit the cannon for the blasts to get things underway‭.‬

Golf pro Tom King commented that the International Days Golf Tournament has quickly become the biggest premiere scramble tournament south of the Wasatch Front‭.‬‭ ‬32‭ ‬Teams from throughout the state and five‭ ‬surrounding states participated and competed‭. ‬

The day started early with breakfast for everyone sponsored by Sutherlands‭, ‬the presentation of the colors by the Price American Legion and singing of the National Anthem by Jennifer Lopez‭. ‬The day concluded with lunch sponsored by Bruno Engineering and Bodec‭. ‬

The team of John Vaszquz‭, ‬Phil Arnold‭, ‬Dan Canata and Dave Canata took home the top spot with a team score of 55‭, ‬15‭ ‬strokes under par‭.‬ Mandy Davis‭, Ggrady McEvoy‭, Terry Erickson and Kent Bigelow all qualified throughout the day for the‭ $‬3,000‭ ‬putting contest and Steve Erramouspe‭, ‬Richard Tatton‭, ‬Jay Noyes‭, ‬Dave Johnson‭, ‬Jake Tanner and TJ Polster all qualified to try a hole-in-one shot for‭ $‬100,000‭. ‬Unfortunately‭,‬ there were not any winners this year‭.‬

Young Ryker Smith won the long drive contest on hole‭ #‬2‭ ‬and Lynn Ray‭,‬ World Long Drive Champion‭, ‬set a Guinness Book of World Records‭, backward long drive record during the event with a backward long drive shot of 339.33‭ ‬yards as well as hit some exhibition shots‭!‬

Price City thanks the many great tournament sponsors‭, ‬vendors‭,‬ volunteers‭, ‬golfers and staff that made the tournament a great success‭.‬ All tournament proceeds will be distributed to local area charities in the coming month‭.‬

Tournament sponsors and vendors include‭:‬

‭ ‬Castleview Hospital
‭ ‬Coca-Cola
‭ ‬Sutherlands
‭ ‬Bruno Engineering and Bodec
‭ ‬Uamps
‭ ‬Zions Bank
‭ ‬Tk’s Pro Shop
‭ ‬Original Creations
‭ ‬Jones‭ ‬&‭ ‬Demille Engineering
‭ ‬Price American Legion
‭ ‬Jennifer Lopez
‭ ‬Keith Cox
‭ ‬Castle Country Radio
‭ ‬Eastern Utah Community Credit Union
‭ ‬Lynn Ray Long Drive Champion
‭ ‬United Way of Eastern Utah
‭ ‬Alf Zoani and Alf Sauce BBQ Sauce
‭ ‬Carbon County Chamber of Commerce
‭ ‬Peczuh Printing
‭ ‬Joy Global
‭ ‬Ward’s Landscaping
‭ ‬Keith Barker Insurance
‭ ‬Carbon County Office of Tourism and Hula Girls
‭ ‬Cold Stone Creamery
‭ ‬Tram Electric
‭ ‬Price Chapel
‭ ‬Tony Basso GM
‭ ‬Great Clips
‭ ‬Price City

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