Weatherford Optimist hosts annual Junior Golf Tourney

Posted Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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On June 12, the Weatherford Optimist Club sponsored the local Junior World of Golf Tournament hosted by the Canyon West Golf Club.

Area golfers from Weatherford, Azle, Peaster and Springtown competed in the 21st annual youth golf tournament.

Winners were as follows:

16-18 Boys’ Division

1, Dylan Tritton, 84, Azle High School

2, Miller Spann, 108, Peaster High School

14-15 Boys’ Division

1, Blake Brown, 85, Acton Middle School-Granbury

2, Brad Hart, 89, Azle High School

3, Bryson Power, 96, Millsap High School

“The Weatherford Optimist Club extends a hearty ‘thank you’ to the Canyon West Golf Club for its continued support of student golfers,” a press release stated.

Optimist International is one of the world’s largest and most active service club organizations with more than 157,000 volunteer members in 4,200 Optimist Clubs in the United States, Canada and other nations. Carrying the motto "Friend of Youth," Optimist Clubs conduct service programs, which reach six million young people each year.

The Weatherford Optimist Club meets at 6:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Weatherford College Doss Center . Besides the golf tournament, the club proudly sponsors Pee Wee Football, Flag Football and Cheerleaders, Boy and Girl of the Month Awards, Respect for Law Week, Youth Appreciation Month, the Optimist Oratorical and Essay Contests, Peach Festival cobbler sales, Rodeo Flags, academic scholarships and countless other events to assist Parker County youth and their schools.

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