May 2, 2009 Birkdale Golf Club Huntersville, NC
2009 Welcome Party The Welcome Party was held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1st. Birkdale Golf Course generously provided guests with free range balls, private practice range and putting green space, and a cash bar for all to enjoy.
2009 Welcome Party About 50 guests turned out to enjoy a beautiful evening amongst friends and family. Congratulations to Gary Boyle, Jake’s father, for winning the 50/50 putting contest and taking his $85 in winnings straight to Arnie’s!
2009 Golf Tournament With a beautiful day at hand and great attendees ready for a fantastic day of golf, the 2009 Jake Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament went off without a hitch. Upon registration, guests were greeted with a gift bag including balls, tees, a divot tool, a golf towel and much more.
2009 Golf Tournament The shotgun start commenced at 8:30 a.m. after some words from our title sponsor, Newell Rubbermaid, and Kevin Yeh of the tournament committee.
2009 Golf Tournament In all, 142 golfers (out of 144 registrants) participated in the 2009 tournament. The winning team, the White Belts, defended their 2008 title by posting an impressive 16-under-par score of 56 for the day.
2009 Reception At the conclusion of the golf tournament around 2:30 p.m., guests were invited back to the Murphy house for the official post-tournament reception. Party-goers enjoyed a delicious catered “Southern Picnic” with fried chicken, potato salad, green beans, salad, and biscuits. Carolina Beer Company provided six kegs of their various brews for all to enjoy.
2009 Reception Reception guests also had the opportunity to participate in a “Chinese Auction”-style raffle. Prizes included a weekend getaway to Rag Apple Lassie Vineyards for six people, an Irwin Ultimate Tool Bag, a Taylor Made r7 Limited Driver gift basket, two paintings by Lauren Spahr, Calphalon Cookware, 2008 and 2009 U.S. Open merchandise, and much more.
2009 Reception The awards ceremony and raffle drawing took place at 5:00 p.m. as rain threatened, but was concluded before the heavy stuff started coming down. Congratulations to all the winners of the tournament and raffle drawings!
2009 Fun Facts • 2009 Event Income: $26,482.00 • 2009 Event Expenses: $18,331.00 • 2009 Net Donation: $8,151.00 • # of Welcome Reception Attendees: 50 (estimated) • # of Golfers: 142 • # of Male Players: 115 • # of Female Players: 27 • # of Reception Guests: 200-225 (estimated) • # of Raffle Tickets Submitted: 2,385 • Photos: • Rubbermaid Network (Huntersville Campus): P:\Yeh\2009 JBMGT Pics • Online at Shutterfly: http://share.shutterfly.com/share/received/welcome.sfly?fid=9989f30c5db38c49&sid=0BatHDhoyYsnZQ
2009 Awards • 2009 Jake Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament Champions: White Belt: Chris Claypool, Bryan Usinger, Wes Drake, Jody Roach (-16) • Best Team Name: It Burns When I Tee: Tom Scherer, Drew Scherer, Nick Pash, Mick Newsom • Best Dressed: The Spackler Brothers: Gary Scott, Ian Cunningham, Kenny King, Brian Hullinger • Philanthropy Award: Where’s the Beer Girl?: Dave Zak, RJ Valentino, Andy Chan, Justin Gillespe (+1) • Jake Boyle Long Drive (M): Bryan Lempia • Jake Boyle Long Drive (W): Jeniffer Tomes-Smith • Long Drive (M): Steve Yeh • Long Drive (W): Jeniffer Tomes-Smith • Closest to Pin #1: Joe Yankello • Closest to Pin #2: Blair Haskins
2009 Sponsors and Donors Hole Sponsors • Lee Huat • Troyer’s Wholesome Pancakes • McIntyre Metals • Erie Molded Plastics Title Sponsor • Newell Rubbermaid • Color Matrix • Pinnacle Polymers • GLS • Total Petrochemical • PPI • Dow Chemicals • Lempia Braidwood LLC • The Family of Garrett and Julian Yeh Donors • The Carolina Trail • Classic Graphics • Carolina Beer • Rubbermaid Home Products • Irwin • Calphalon • Graco • Lenox • Goody • Ghirardelli • Bank of America • USGA • TaylorMade • Rag Apple Lassie Winery • Lauren Spahr • Angela Albertson Boyle • Rebecca Buchanan • Heather Buchanan • Tom Iten • Tom and Robin Maloof • Arthur Andrews
THANK YOU!!! Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2009 Jake Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament. It was our pleasure to organize the tournament and reception and we appreciate everyone who traveled near and far to help us celebrate the life and memory of Jake Boyle. Keep an eye out for your invitation to play in the 4th Annual Jake Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at Birkdale Golf Course in Huntersville, NC!!! A Special “Thank You” to: • Birkdale Golf Club: Paula Boswell • Check-In Volunteers: Mary Lou Albertson, Christina Albertson • Tournament Volunteers: Lauren Spahr, Jillian Shute, Meridith Bailey, Cecilia Gochoco • Photographers: Lauren Spahr, Rebecca Buchanan, Heather Buchanan, Amanda Dudek • Bagpipes: Timmy Hoard • Reception Hosts: Megan and Chris Murphy • Reception Tables and Chairs: Pat Payne and the Rubbermaid/IRWIN Training Center • Reception Supplies: Costco and Kristy Leedy • Food & Beverage: B & B Catering of Lake Norman, Peter Roman, Tim Koprowski • Graphics: Kim Hoffman
Contact Info As always, you can reach the Jake Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament Committee by email at: JakeBoyleMGT@gmail.com You can also visit the Website at www.JakeBoyleMGT.com for the latest updates. New additions to the site include the 2009 tournament recap and 2008 and 2009 financial breakdowns. We are now also on Facebook!!! Search for the Jake Boyle MGT group and help spread the word.