The Ryder Cup was returned to Tarkio after the Tarkio Golf Team won the tournament by 28 strokes this past weekend. Pictured are, from left to right: front row – Derek Rohlfsen and Bakul Patel; and back row – Morris Ray, Charlie Kirwan, Cody Joesting, Brett Wennihan, Tristan Ray, Donnie Meek, HA Hawkins, Kelly Rohlfsen, Devin Devine, Mark Devine, Kaven Wood, Mike Sockrider, Drew Devine, Greg Cook, Ed Salmond, and Tanton Ray.
The 13th Annual Atchison-Holt Ryder Cup took place on Saturday and Sunday, July 29th & 30th between Rock Port Golf & Country Club, Mound City Golf Club, and Tarkio Golf Club. 9-teams from each club participated in the 2-day tournament. The tournament began in Tarkio on Saturday morning with a 9-hole scramble on the front 9 and a 9-hole Best Ball on the back 9. We then moved to Mound City 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:
Results: Tarkio Golf Club – 852; Rock Port Golf & Country Club – 880; Mound City Golf Club – 886
*Tarkio Golf Club won the Ryder Cup for the 7th time in 13-years.
The complete history of the Ryder Cup is as follows:
2005 Tarkio Golf Club 2012 Tarkio Golf Club
2006 Tarkio Golf Club 2013 Rock Port Golf & Country Club
2007 Tarkio Golf Club 2014 Rock Port Golf & Country Club
2008 Mound City Golf Club 2015 Rock Port Golf & Country Club
2009 Mound City Golf Club 2016 Rock Port Golf & Country Club
2010 Tarkio Golf Club 2017 Tarkio Golf Club
2011 Tarkio Golf Club
Individual Team Results:
1st Place – Derek Rohlfsen/Tristan Ray- 128
2nd Place – Miles Jumps/Garrett Burge – 139
3rd Place – Brock Nuckolls/Troy Cook – 139
1st Place – Jay Hunter/Garrett Schomburg – 144
2nd Place – Bakul Patel/Kaven Wood – 144
3rd Place – Doug Kline/Rusty Burge – 145
1st Place – Michael Nauman/Carter Montgomery – 151
2nd Place – Ross Hastert/Demian Ellis – 153
3rd Place – Mark Devine/Mike Sockrider – 153
C Flight: 1st Place Dave Fast/Tyler Heits – 161; 2nd Place – Bill Bunton/Ermal Wilson – 162; 3rd Place – Brogan Lair/Reid Hunter- 162
Tarkio Golf Club will defend at the 2018 Atchison-Holt Ryder Cup on July 28th & 29th, beginning at Mound City Golf Club on the 28th and ending at Rock Port Golf & Country Club on the 29th.