Grow Wabash County Hosts Annual WACCY Golf Outing
15 Jun 2021
Wabash County, IN __Grow Wabash County hosted its annual WACC-Y Golf outing at the Honeywell Public Golf Course on Wednesday, June 9. After the cancellation of the 2020 outing, the green was filled with golfers, sponsors and investors ready for a good time!
On Wednesday afternoon, 21 teams teed off across the course at 1 p.m. With close to a dozen volunteers and hole sponsors, almost every hole had something fun to offer.
The ever-popular Golf Ball Cannon made its heroic return at the 18th hole, elevating game-play even more. Lunch was provided to all participants, volunteers and sponsors thanks to Food Sponsor, Miller’s Merry Manor.
The Wings Etc. team was victorious as the 2021 WACCY Golf Grand Champion with a score of 47, and took home the 2021 WACCY Grand Championship belt, a Weber Grill donated by Do It Best Wabash Hardware and a whole package of other prizes. Second and third place in the outing were won by the two teams from Gaunt & Son Asphalt which awarded them goods and prizes including $100 in gift cards donated by the Honeywell Foundation.
Other contestants took home their own prize packs filled with goodies from many Grow Wabash County Investors. for winning the Longest Putt, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive (Men’s), and Longest drive (Women’s). Al Grossnikle, part of the Miller’s Merry Manor team, took home over $100 for winning the Putting Green Contest.
WACCY Golf Committee members for the 2021 event include: Jami Bartel, Miller’s Merry Manor; Kaye Krom, Owens Corning-Thermafiber; Gary Larson, Ford Meter Box; Mel Thomas, Honeywell Golf Course; Rachel Olsen, Heartland REMC; Paul McCann, Red Earth CPA; and the Grow Wabash County staff.
Grow Wabash County would like to extend a special thank you to the sponsors of this year’s event.
- Team & Hole Sponsors – Kalenborn Abresist Corporation, State of Indiana, Anytime Fitness, City of Wabash, Intrasect Technologies,
- Hole-in-One Sponsor – Heartland REMC
- Drink Cart Sponsors – Wings Etc., INGUARD
- Food Sponsor – Miller’s Merry Manor
- Putting Green Contest Sponsor – Kalenborn Abresist Corporation
- Hole Sponsors – Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Brandt’s Harley-Davidson, POET Biorefining, AgVenture McKillip Seeds, Inc., Beacon Credit Union, Brady Benefits & Associates, LLC, Edward Jones – Office of Wayne Denger, Flagstar Bank, G6 Communications LLC, Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management, Purdue Extension, Rea Logan & Co. LLC, Freedom Academy, Crossroads Bank
- Scoreboard Sponsors – Crossroads Bank, Living Essentials
- Beach Sponsor – Owens Corning – Thermafiber, Inc.
- Golf Cart Sponsor – TWN Communications
- Golf Ball Cannon Sponsor – MPS Egg Farms