Opie/Coxie Tournament Saturday
The Opie-Coxie benefitscramble golf tournamentat Dominion MeadowsGolf Course will be held onSaturday. The tournamentpays tribute to the late JohnOchs and Steve Cox.This fun event, open togolfers of all ability levels,raises money for the nonprofitOpie-Coxie Foundation.All proceeds from oneof the most popular golftournaments on the DominionMeadows calendar eachseason are used to supportyouth in the area. Fundsare utilized to help youngpeople participate in sportsor educational programsthey might not otherwisebe able to afford.The foundation motto:“No child will be left out…not if the Opie-Coxie can doanything about it!”Scramble golf is theformat for the four to fivepersonteams. Entry feeis $45 per person if paidby July 16 and $50 if paidafter July 16. The entry feeincludes golf, dinner and afull day of fun.Check-in for the tournamentstarts at 9 a.m. PotatoGun start is at 10 a.m. atDominion Meadows.Entry forms are availableat DM pro Andy Hite’s JustRip it Golf Shop at DominionMeadows. Completedentry fees can be turned inat the pro shop or mailedto Marilee Floener, 1140S.E. Park Drive, Colville,99114.Once again, BuxtonFinancial Services is sponsoringa hole-in-one contest.Each par 3 hole playedwill have a special prize fora hole-in-one. The par 316th hole will have a $5,000cash prize for an ace.The final Shootout HoleIn One Contest is at DM onSept. 20.Those who don’t playgolf are invited to attendin the evening and takeadvantage of the live andsilent auctions. Some of theauction items include golfpackages to Circling Raven(Worley, Idaho) and WildhorseCasino in Pendleton,Oregon. There are ticketsto Silverwood, the SpokaneIndians and the SpokaneChiefs. Night stays at theHilton and DoubleTree inSpokane are also available.There are also many otheritems up for auction.Over the course of nineyears, the Opie/Coxie hashelped to contribute morethan $99,000 to area youngpeople through the memorialfund. To date, $85,000of that money has beenpaid out to help area youthand to Colville’s own ElksLodge No. 1753 and theElks Therapy Program forChildren.