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Washington Wine Industry Raises $50,000 with Wine Cup


Date: 07/18/14

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Washington’s Wine Industry Foundation raised nearly $50,000 at its annual golf event appropriately called the “Wine Cup” last week at Meadow Springs Country Club in Richland.

The 14th annual event marked the second year with a morning start, helping golfers beat the heat as they took in 18 holes plus competed for longest drive, longest putt, closest to the pin, cork chipping, and putting.

This year's Wine Cup winner was Kitzke Cellars. The winning team included Seth Kitzke, Mike Hennick, Eric Patrick, and Wilton Guaria. All four golfers won a 5 day cruise for two to the Caribbean, Mexico, or the Bahamas. Skylite Cellars (Greg Matiko, Chris Jacky, Ryan Garton, and George Martinez) took second and Northwest Farm Credit Services (Dennis Bigness, Bryan Alford, Will Hoppes, and Mike Babenko) took third.

The high score team was West Harvesting/Henry Earl (Wendy West, Beth Roller, Kasee Woods, and Cathy Sahli) who won prizes as well.

Wilton Guaria won closest to the pin for men and Cathy Sahli won for women. Longest drive for men came from George Martinez and longest drive for women came from Jill Harvill. Ron Shea had the longest putt for men and Mandy Galbreath had the longest putt for women.

Three participants hit hole-in-ones during the putting contest. Sean Tudor beat out Tom Tudor and Lee Colclasure in a putt-off to win $250 in hotel certificates. Eleven golfers were able to chip a cork into a wine barrel ring to enter their name with Joe Prior being named winner of the cork chipping contest.


The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is a 501-c-3 nonprofit with a focus on advancing research, education, and leadership.

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