Golf tournament honors Vale man’s memory, helps kids

Happy Willowcreek Elementary students hold their new yoga mats, purchased with money generated from the David Bates Memorial Golf Tournament. At upper right, Beau Mooney and his son Thomas are standing next to Jessica Bates, David Bates’ widow. (Submitted photo)

VALE - Three years after his death, and in honor of his namesake, the David Bates Memorial Golf Tournament continues to help fund programs at Vale schools. 

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