Drake Hosts Annual Golf Classic At Talons Of Tuscany

first_imgTeams took advantage of the ideal conditions Tuesday to post low scores across the board. The winning team from Wellmark of Chris Verlengia, Andy Verlengia, Jim Verlengia and Scotts Helms claimed the team title with a score of 131. The second flight of the field was won by Mary Brooks, Linda Craig, Kathy Optl and Linda Weidmaier with a score of 152. For the 10th time, Bulldog supporters enjoyed an afternoon of play at the lush Talons of Tuscany. The pristine course is owned by one of Drake’s biggest supporters, Mr. Dennis Albaugh. Mr. Albaugh generously allows the Drake athletics department the opportunity to host its annual golf tournament, which serves as one of the department’s biggest fundraisers. Eric Boehlert was the individual winner of the Classic with a score of 66 to earn the coveted Blue Jacket awarded to the low-score of the tournament. Last year’s winner, Scott Helms, awarded him the Blue Jacket. ANKENY, Iowa – The annual Drake Golf Classic was played under pristine blue skies at one of Iowa’s most exclusive golf courses, the Talons of Tuscany, in Ankeny, Iowa, Tuesday, June 6. Awards were also given for long drives and longest putt with Steve Nellis claiming longest putt, Evan Summer hitting the men’s longest drive and Kathy Optl belting the women’s long drive. For more information about the 2018 Drake Golf Classic at The Talons of Tuscany, contact Austin Strawhacker ([email protected]). Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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