Record turnout for the 2nd Annual Little Big Show, The Monkey takes the Title! - Aug 30th, 2009
Five states were represented by an eighty-one player field with participants coming from all over Missouri as well as Arkansas, Oklahoma Kansas, and Nebraska coming in to show off their skills in the tournament's second year event. Two rounds of eighteen holes were played by participants in six different divisions ranging from Juniors up to the Professional division. All tournament players received a souvenir event t-shirt, disc, and lunch and dinner provided by tournament sponsors Sam's Cellar & Coors.
Russ Burns Tournament Director from Springfield, MO took down top overall honors in the Men's Open division with a total cumulative score of 95 for the 36 holes (-15). Other winners included: Advanced Division ("Home Boy Hero" Cody Crocker - Neosho, MO 103), Advanced Masters Division (Stan Balke - Eugene, MO - 115), Intermediate Division (Jerod Hay - Neosho, MO - 108), Recreational Division (Johnny Wynne - Webb City, MO - 111), and Juniors Girls Division (Phoenix - Siloam Springs, AR - 147).
The players package and tournament prizes were all made possible by local sponsors including: Innova, Quality Trim & Sign, Creator Designs, Discs Unlimited, Gateway Disc Sports, Coors, Joplin Disc Golf, Workmans Mini Mart, Sam's Cellar, Southwest Missouri Bank, Fly By Nite Music, Neosho Graphics, and Wildcat Wireless.
Once again, we would like to sincerely thank you all for helping make this event such a tremendous success and we look forward to doing this again in 2010 for the 3nd Annual Little Big Show.