(October 29, 2015) -The Park Ridge Health Foundation hosted the 16th annual Partners in Health Golf Classic on Oct. 13 at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove with 112 golfers.

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The tournament raised $63,685. The proceeds of this year’s Golf Classic will help fund a transformation to the hospital’s second floor behavioral health services.  Behavioral health services include a full range of women’s programs for inpatient psychiatric treatment.

The hospital also has a geriatrics and med-psyche program designed to address the behavioral care needs and the physical and psychiatric needs of adults ages 65 and older, and is the only such program in Western North Carolina. 


Double Eagle Sponsors included Hendersonville Health & Rehabilitation and The Lodge at Mills River. Eagle Sponsors was PT Solutions at Park Ridge Health. Golden Bear Sponsor was Wells Fargo Bank.   Jaguar Land Rover Asheville provided the Hole-in-Once contest incentives with an opportunity to win a Land Rover Discovery Sport, set of Calloway Irons, two domestic airplane tickets and a $500 pro shop gift certificate.

Other sponsors included Andy Oxy Company, Dr. Jeff & Debra Coston, Haywood Regional Medical Center, Mountain Home Care, North American Credit Services, Novus Bowers Ellis Watson Architects, Bruce Perlman, M.D., Pisgah Valley Retirement Community, The Biltmore Company, Carolina Village, Champion Comfort Experts, Duke Energy, The Laurels of Hendersonville, Selee Corporation, United Community Bank, Resource Corporation of America, Chick-fil-A, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company and Biltmore Farms Hotel.

Exclusive Tee Box Sponsors were Bankers, Insurance; Dr. Donald Culver & Covenant Geriatrics, Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Hendersonville Times-News, Morrow Insurance Agency, Inc., Mountain Credit Union and Southern Alarm & Security. The Tee Box Sponsors were Foliage Concepts and Sleight Advertising.

The following golfers placed in winning categories:

First place Low Gross: Lee Stepp, Greg Reynolds, George Ratchford and Steve Bowen

First place Low Net: Jimm Bunch, Bruce Frank, Jason Wells and Michael Neuenschwander

Second place Low Gross: Jeremy Wilde, Jessica Hauser, Matt Dickelman and Stefan Magura

Second place Low Net: George Rallis, Larry Russell, Rob Peck and Eric Mohler

Longest Drive Women: Julie Willinghaus

Longest Drive Men: George Rallis

Closest to the Pin: George Ratchford

Hole-in-One winner of two domestic airline tickets: Michael Neuenschwander