Hickory Golf Association

3rd Annual Ames Silversmithing Hickory Classic

October 03, 2014
3rd Annual Ames Silversmithing Hickory Classic ImageThe 3rd Annual Ames Silversmithing Hickory Classic was held September 21 at Ames Golf and Country Club. A record 50 players participated in the event. which was resurrected just 3 years ago by the Youngberg family of Ames. The HGA was key in supplying the clubs for the players with Ames Silversmithing, the sponsor, supplying Crystal golf balls for all players. Closest to the pin and long putt prizes were awarded, as were 3 putters donated by the HGA and two golf pictures courtesy of Ames Silversmithing.

The championship was claimed by Justin Moorman of Ames, a first-time hickory participant, with a score of 73, including a four under par 32 on the back nine. Kirk Watson of Ames was second with a 74 and two-time defending champion Gary Youngberg was third shooting 76.