Memorial golf tournament huge success

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

In the first year of adding David Bates to the name of the annual Vale golf tournament, organizer Tom Snook finally had to cap the number of teams wanting to play.

Bates, avid golfer and Vale resident, died in a collision in January on his way to work.

“People just kept calling and wanting to play,” Snook said.

On Saturday, 20 teams gathered at Country View Gold . . .

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