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2023 Golf for Health Fundraiser Exceeds Goals

October 2023

We would like to thank everyone who attended our 16th annual Golf for Health fundraiser on Sept. 16, 2023! The event was a success, with 114 golfers enjoying the beautiful weather at Bandon Crossings. Everyone had a great time being outdoors, playing golf with friends, winning prizes, and eating delicious food.

And, thanks to you, we exceeded our fundraising goal this year!

Our winning teams were:

1st Place Magness Cup: Billy Smoothboars – Bryan Church, Dave Friedland, Kent Harper, and Ryan Wall

2nd Place Magness Cup: Wild Rivers Coast Alliance – Marie, Jeff and Jackson Simonds, and Nick Bonander

3rd Place Magness Cup: Bandon High School – Peyton Simonds, Sean Ells, Sevren Quinn, and Carter Brown

1st Place Chivaroli Cup: Team of Bob and Bryan Gilder, Johnny Ohanesian, and Walt Ostergard

2nd Place Chivaroli Cup: Banner Bank – David Hisel, Steve Messner, Wes Osborne, and Sheryl Todd

3rd Place Chivaroli Cup: Team of Bobby Cox, John and Judy Miles, and Amanda Carlton














Women’s Longest Drive: Jane Suppes

Women’s Closest to the Pin: Jane Suppes

Men’s Longest Drive: Nick Bonander

Men’s Closest to the Pin: Wayne Everest

We also had a Celebrity Golfer at our event! Bob Gilder, a professional golfer who won six tournaments on the PGA Tour, came to play in our Golf for Health tournament with his son Bryan.

Bryan and Bob Gilder

Bryan and Bob Gilder

Please enjoy these event photos by Sally Ann Smith Photography. If you have any issues downloading them or would like higher resolution images, please email

Friday Reception:


Team Shots:


Mark your calendars for next year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2024, with our Sponsor Recognition Reception on Friday, Sept. 20, 2024.

Your participation in the Golf for Health Classic ensures that Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center stays on the leading edge of medicine and technology. It helps support projects such as our School Nurse Program in the Bandon School District, healthcare outreach events such as Women’s Health Day and the Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic, Mary Richards Memorial Scholarships, and many other worthwhile projects.

Your support makes you a partner in our commitment to excellence embodied in our mission to provide “Quality Health Care with a Personal Touch.”

Southern Coos Health Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under IRS tax law. Donations are tax-deductible depending upon your tax situation. For your tax purposes, our EIN # is 26-1328991.

Your donation benefits healthcare in Bandon, Oregon and beyond. We sincerely thank you.

Scott McEachern, Executive Director, Southern Coos Health Foudation

Joseph Bain, President, Southern Coos Health Foundation Board of Directors



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