The winners of the Ryder Cup, the Tarkio Golf Club, included, from left to right: front row – Drew Devine, Devin Devine, Tristan Ray, Derek Rohlfsen, and Charlie Kirwan; and back row – Tanton Ray, Cody Joesting, Mike Sockrider, Mark Devine, Kelly Rohlfsen, and HA Hawkins. Not pictured are Morris Ray, Brett Wennihan, Kavin Wood, Bakul Patel, Ed Salmond, Greg Cook, and Mike Fisher. (Charlie Kirwan’s Facebook Photo)
The 14th Annual Atchison-Holt Ryder Cup took place on Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29, 2018, between Rock Port Golf & Country Club, Mound City Golf Club, and Tarkio Golf Club. The tournament began in Mound City on Saturday morning with a 9-hole scramble, then moved to Tarkio in the afternoon for a 9-hole Best Ball round. It then moved to Rock Port on Sunday morning playing a 9 hole scramble on the front 9 and a modified alternate shot on the back 9. Each club took the top 6 scores from each 9-holes played. The results are as follows:
Tarkio Golf Club – 818
Rock Port Golf & Country Club – 859
Mound City Golf Club – 860
Tarkio Golf Club won the Ryder Cup for the 8th time in 14 years. The complete history of the Ryder Cup is as follows: Tarkio Golf Club – 2005-2007, 2010-2012, and 2017-2018; Mound City Golf Club – 2008-2009; and Rock Port Golf & Country Club – 2013-2016.
Individual team results include:
CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT – 1st – Derek Rohlfsen/Tristan Ray (Tarkio), 128; 2nd – Miles Jumps/Garrett Burge (Mound City), 135; 3rd – Brett Wennihan/Morris Ray (Tarkio), 136; and other scores – Brock Nuckolls/Troy Cook (Rock Port), 136; Carter Montgomery/Michael Nauman (Mound City), 136; HA Hawkins/Charlie Kirwan (Tarkio), 138; Mark Bennington/Tad Gebhards (Rock Port), 139; and Jay Hunter/Garrett Schomburg (Rock Port), 139
Wennihan and Ray took 3rd place on the 1st playoff hole with Brett Wennihan knocking one in for eagle from about 50 yards.
A FLIGHT – 1st – Bakul Patel/Kaven Wood (Tarkio), 140; 2nd – Jordan Landis/Jeff Atkins (Mound City), 141; 3rd – Wilmes/Costello (Mound City), 142; and other scores – Devine/Sockrider (Tarkio), 144; Ed Salmond/Greg Cook (Tarkio), 145; Devine/Devine (Tarkio), 146; Ross Hastert/Demian Ellis (Rock Port), 146; and Kelly Rohlfsen/Mike Fisher (Tarkio), 148
B FLIGHT – 1st – Brogan Lair/Reid Hunter (Rock Port), 149; 2nd – Rusty Burge/Drew Bruner (Mound City), 149; 3rd – Cody Joesting/Tanton Ray (Tarkio), 155; and other scores – Jordan Shrader/Ron Deatz (Rock Port), 156; Ermal Wilson/Bill Bunton (Rock Port), 157; Tyler Thomas/Dave Fast (Rock Port), 157; Tyler Heits/Jacob Erdman (Rock Port), 158; John Luna/KC Brandon (Mound City), 159; and Harvey Mills/Glen Caton (Mound City), 162
Brogan Lair and Reid Hunter won on the 1st playoff hole with a par.