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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: June 15

Boomerang Awards Banquet, Pool Party, WSGA Reception, Hefner Graduation Party, OFE Awards Banquet
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: June 15, 2014


Member-guest tournament dinner: 212 members and guests who played in the Boomerang Golf Tournament at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club were entertained Saturday at the awards dinner. The menu featured salmon and beef tenderloin. Table decorations featured LED lights under each table and vases with white shades and LED sprays.

Music: Jam Wowz Band played during the evening.

Program: Head golf professional Tim Fleming announced the winners and the golf staff handed out trophies.

Winners: The 18-team winners and their flights include: Cooper Johnson and Don Robert Johnson, Oakmont Flight; Ran Oliver and Ryan Cole, Merion; Jon Virostek and Ronald Hill, August National; Bobby Hall and Matt Stonecipher, Muirfield Village; Chip Keating and Dave McKenney, Prairie Dunes; David Feroli and Gary Shaffer, Pine Valley; Daniel Reineke Jr. and Seth Vannatta, Seminole; Allen Clark and Sammy Garcia, Cypress Point; Michael Nichols and Court Roueche, Pebble Beach; Bradley Gawey and Mark Scott, Crystal Downs; Aaron Horton and Brooks Walker, Medinah; Chris Dobbins and Chris McGuire, Shinnecock Hills; Cary Amundsen and Mark Hagan, Fishers Island; Jerry Scott and Todd Summers, Pacific Dunes; Brad Haines and Randy Davis, Winged Foot; Doug Fellrath and Kelly Griggs, Sand Hills; John McCaleb and Steve Peterson, Oakland Hills; and Brandt Vawter and Matt Whitaker, Baltusrol.


Event: Tables for guests were set outside at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club for the pool party and food tables were set up under tents. Driftwood centerpieces held candles, sand and seashells, as well as LED globes. Grass skirting was on the buffet tables. Guests wore colorful leis.

Special drinks: Mai tais, Singapore slings and pina coladas were served in tiki cups as guests arrived, and a margarita machine was available.

Dinner: Five food stations offered a variety of dishes, including Polynesian fish tacos, coconut-crusted crab cakes, a sushi platter with seared tuna, marinated and grilled lobster tail, a pit-roasted pig, sugar cane smoked rib-eye steak, mini-taco salad bowls, passion fruit creme Brule, coconut and mango rice pudding, pina colado bites, key lime bites, caramelized banana pudding and green tea Panna Cotta.

Other activities: There was a stag party for the men on Wednesday night as well as a reception, dinner and fashion show at Balliet’s for the women.


Event: The Women’s Southern Golf Association Amateur Tournament was held at Gaillardia Golf & Country Club. The first day was a welcome reception where pairings were posted. Other activities during the week of qualifying rounds and match play included a cocktail reception, dinners and a special awards ceremony and banquet.

Golfers: Among the golfers were Hally Leabetter, Caroline Goodin, Jade Staggs, Samantha Stewart, Nan Dyer, LeeAnn Fairlie, Jessica Schiele. Diane Wheat, Chrissy Bagwell, Elaine Davis, Jennifer Hays, Allison Sell, Abby Thompson, Maci Arrington, Ann Cowan, Emma Allen, Erika Salinas, Jennifer Hoyt, Kailey Campbell, Carolyn Martin, Jayde Panos, Reagan Barnes, Kina Boone, Anna Mikish, Katie-Lee Wilson, Kathlyn Smith, Kathy West, Becky Masoner, Jaime Branch and Taylor Neidy.

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by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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