ASAS tournament results

Service dog “Kaelee” 2010(C) James Falsken

Service dog “Kaelee” 2010(C) James Falsken

Nancy Davis, Publicity

On April 14 the Ocotillo Golf Resort hosted the second Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the American Service Animal Society (ASAS). Gerad and Debbie Claseman, Founders of ASAS, thank all the golfers who participated in the tournament; special thanks to photographer James Falsken who, with his service dog Kaelee, beautifully captured the essence of the event. Thank you Troon golf at the Ocotillo Golf Resort.

Top winners in the tournament were: 1st Jim Ruddy, Dave Thomas, Arnie Hastings and Dan Hagen, 2nd T.J. Jones, Tim Aldrich, Steve Fennelly and Spike Probasco, 3rd Alan Gibbs, Rick Russell, Brenda Swartz and Dee Swartz. Thank you for participating the tournament and congratulations!

Thanks to all who made this possible:

Committee members: Gerad and Debbie Claseman, Pat Wenning, Frank and Marcia Gaudioso, John and Nancy Davis and Jack and Donna Cook.

Sponsors: Numerous individuals both within and outside the Sun Lakes community sponsored holes that significantly contributed to the fundraising: Amy Jones, Amy Jones Group; Anthony Liberatore; Arthur Cunningham; Bill and Marilyn Brenner; Dale and Pat Wenning; Dave and Bev Lutes; Debbie Flinn/Bell Mortgage; Enterprise Bank; Fitness Girls; Frank and Marcia Gaudioso; Garry and Judy Johnson; Gayle King; Gerard and Loraly Becker; Ironwood Lady Niners; Jim and Sandi Bargioni; John and Connie White, Classi Golf Cars; Keith Parlich, R&R Pest Control; Mike McLaren, Miller Designs; Modern Woodmen; Myra Markley; Paco Bargioni; Pawsitive Therapy Dogs; PGA Superstore; Rover’s Rest Stop; Steve Lowe, Regional Manager, Wal-Mart; Sun Lakes Realty; Total Fitness Solutions. All of these most generous donations are greatly appreciated.

Raffle item contributors: A-1 Golf Carts; Brad Hodges, Ocotillo Golf Resort; Cottam Chiropractic/Massage; Holiday Inn at Ocotillo; Home Depot; Kelly’s Kritter Clips; “Leave it” to Me Dog Training; PGA Superstore; Safeway; Sun Devil Auto; Sun Lakes Cottonwood/Palo Verde Country Club; Sun Lakes IronOaks Country Club; Texas Roadhouse Restaurant; Uncle Bear’s Restaurant; and YouFit Health Club.

Silent auction contributors: Agustin Vargas; Ak Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club; Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa; Arizona Cardinals; Chandler Center for the Arts; Donna Cook; Phoenix Coyotes; Thomas Linemyar, President, Lindt Chocolate, USA; Toni Flanagan; and Total Wine & More.

Goodie bag contributors: American Service Animal Society; PGA Superstore; Richard Rich, R&R Lotions; and Snider Sports.

Save the date: We are very pleased to announce the third annual ASAS Golf Tournament at Ocotillo Golf Resort will be April 20, 2015, with an a.m. tee off with lunch inside. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year! v