It was another day of friends, fellowship, fundraising…and golf at the 2021 SDARL West River golf outing. Seventy golfers registered for the event, which was held on a beautifully warm pre-Autumn September 9th at the Elks Golf Course in Rapid City.

The event featured skill prizes, a Hole-in-One contest, the “Minute to Win It” putting and chipping competition, and challenging tricks like teeing off from a saddle. The winning foursome was from Great Western Bank, featuring Tiffany Robertson (SDARL IX), Paige Kadlec, Doug Theel (SDARL V), and Marv Larabee.

Several dignitaries participated in the day, including Lieutenant Governor Larry Rhoden, South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott Vander Wal, and American Sheep Industry Association Executive Director Peter Orwick.  Enjoy more pictures below!

This group enjoyed the delicious steak dinner that followed the event. From left, Jesse Lewis (SDARL IV), Lieutenant Governor Larry Rhoden, JD Wangsness (SDARL VI), SDARL Board Chair Todd Mortenson (SDARL VI), Jeff Danburg, and long time SDARL supporter Henry Karrels.

    

Above left, American Sheep Institute Association Executive Director Peter Orwick talks golf strategy with South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott Vander Wal (SDARL III). At right, Bob Thaler (SDARL III) tees off from the saddle on the first hole.

      

At top, Bo Slovek (SDARL IX) takes his turn with quick putting and chipping in the “Minute to Win It” competition. Below, SDARL CEO Don Norton, at left, listens to opening remarks from Lieutenant Governor Larry Rhoden.

From left, Doug Theel (SDARL V), Eric Jennings (SDARL VIII), and Tiffany Robertson (SDARL IX) at the Hole-in-One competition.

 

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