For more than 20 years, Churchill County has hosted the Jim Regan Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds for academic scholarships for county staff and their children. Regan was a county commissioner who was heavily involved in the community and died in office in April 2000.
The 2022 tournament saw 63 golfers come out on September 17 for a day of golfing, raffles, food and fun. After several two rounds through the 9-hole course, the tournament results are:
1st Place – Thomas Rhodes, Kevin Kirby, Randy Kroshus and Colton Bakios. Score: 54
2nd Place – Ed Smirnes, Andrew Palmer, Chad Munoz and Tomas Kutansky. Score: 55
3rd Place – Tim Openshaw, Quinn Cypher and Aaron Harvell. Score: 59.
Longest Drive – Andrew Palmer and Michelle White
Closest to the Pin – Dano Wright and Jamie Davis
The Jim Regan Memorial Tournament was conceived by former county Comptroller Alan Kalt and is today organized by Pam Moore in the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office.
The tournament was sponsored by City of Fallon, Ormat Technologies, Churchill County, Banner Churchill Community Hospital, A & K Earth Movers, Inc., Churchill County Federal Credit Union, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth P.C., Tedford Tire and Auto Service, Bassham Furniture, Evie Regan, Fallon Golf Course, Harmon Junction, Kent’s Supply, Les Schwab, Patti & Scott Hiatt, Western Big R, New Millennium Building Systems, Western Nevada Supply Company, Lahontan Valley Veterinary Clinic, Nugget/Bonanza, Out West Buildings, Hillside Dairy, Sheriff Richard Hickox, Terri Schultz, Vicki Paul, and Lonne Sheldon.
The tournament has raised more than $77,000 over the last two decades which has in turn been given out in scholarships to county employees and their children each spring. This year, five scholarships, totaling $5,500, were awarded to Kyla Trotter, Wendy Bullock, Tayler Felton, Kaitlyn Hertz, and Gabriana Loop.
Churchill County wishes to extend its sincere appreciation for the support and donations from this community that make this event such a great success.
Photo caption: First place winners Thomas Rhodes and Kevin Kirby with Pam Moore. Not pictured: Team members Randy Kroshus and Colton Bakios.