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June 19th, 2009
Insurance Agency wins LBJ fundraiser

Posting a 51, the Insurance Agency of San Marcos team placed first at the seventh annual LBJ Museum of San Marcos Golf Tournament.  Agency owners Connie and James Fite (left) and teammates David Davidson and Curtis Painton show off their trophies. Connie Fite won the longest drive and closest to the hole awards in the women’s division.

STAFF REPORT

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos Golf Tournament moved from Woodcreek to San Marcos this year, drawing 16 teams from various local businesses.

A four-person team from Insurance Agency of San Marcos captured first place at the seventh annual event, played on June 13 at Quail Creek Country Club.

LBJ Museum Board President Pat Murdock praised the move to Quail Creek and applauded the efforts of the non-profit’s vice president, Steve Searle, who served as tournament director.

“We are indebted to Quail Creek Country Club and its staff – particularly John Ferguson Jr. – for making it possible to bring this tournament to San Marcos,” Murdock said. “We appreciate so much the special assistance that John (Ferguson) gave us and all the hard work Steve (Searle) put into this event.”

Insurance Agency owners Connie and James Fite and teammates Curtis Painton and David Davidson posted 51 to lead the winning effort. Connie Fite won the longest drive and closest to the pin awards in the women’s division.

Second place went to Ted Breihan Electric Company’s team, composed of Stacy Breihan, Mike Tidwell, Cody Risien and David Anderson. John Clarke’s Farm Bureau Insurance team, with Clarke and teammates Robert Shroyer, Darrell Beakley and Keenon Rodgers, was third.

In the men’s division, Jesse Sanchez of Ozona Bank took the longest drive award while Stacy Breihan of Ted Breihan Electric Company came in closest to the hole.

Playing for the first time were two teams from Perdenales Electric Cooperative (PEC), including general manager Juan Garza. PEC was a gold sponsor. Silver sponsors included Ted Breihan Electric Company, Lupe Carbajal and Associates, CenturyTel, Scott Gregson, Bill E. Hughes and R.P. Constructors, Inc.

Hamburgers grilled on site for the tournament were cooked by Hays County  Precinct 1 Constable David Peterson. Peterson announced to the golfers that he would cook barbecued chicken for the tournament next year.

Ted Breihan Electric Company’s team placed second at the LBJ Museum Golf Tournament on June 13. Ted Breihan’s (left) team included (center left to right) Mike Tidwell and Cody Risien and his son Stacy Breihan (right) and David Anderson (not pictured). Breihan was standing in for Anderson. The Breihan Electric team scored a 52.

John Clarke’s Farm Bureau Insurance team took third place. Clarke’s team included (left to right) Robert Shroyer, Clarke, Keenon Rodgers and Darrell Beakley. The team came in with a 54.

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