61st Annual Buddy Fund Golf Classic & Auction
Friday, September 15, 2023

Thank you to everyone who participated in and sponsored the 60th Buddy Fund Golf Classic & Auction 

Total income raised in sponsorship, golfers, and donations: $242,000.00

Total income from the online auction, Fund A Need, and the Bourbon raffle $50,000.00

Grand total $292,000.00

It is only because of each of YOU and with your support of time or donations that we can positively impact the lives of thousands of at-risk, underserved youth! From all of us at The Buddy Fund, we are so grateful,  Cale Prokopf and George Kriegshauser-Golf Co-Chairs Joan Rejda-Heath and Amy Tipton Auction Co-Chairs. — Tim Much, Chairman, and Ann Lederman, Executive Director


Save the Date for next year’s golf classic on 9.15.2023

Congratulations to all the golfers who won the on-course games!

The  leaderboard is as follows:

Flights A, B & C-1st Place

Chris Arends, Cole Milam,  Charlie Scheipeter, Matt Harris

Alex Hood, Mike Moore, Mitch Wink, Stephen Pretzer

George G Kriegshauser, Larry Costello, Mark McCabe, Rick Fox

Flights A, B & C-2nd Place

Andy Weissler, Bob Berkley, Dan Weber, Weissler

Jack Buck, John McLain, Brian McLain, Witham

Mike Nienkemper, Matt Wehking, Mike Moriarty, Brandon Wenking 

Closets to the Pin

Ellie Mills

Amanda Adams 

Dave Baiter

Zach Goers

Longest Drive

Gretchen Borzillo

Ellie Mills

Mike Corrigan

Cole Milam

Skins-4  way split

Doug Couch, Ali Wells, Zach Goers, Mackenzie Myers

Chris Arends, Cole Milam, Charlie, Scheipeter, Matt Harris

Brad Laramie, Parker Mitchem, Brian Michler, Mark O’Moran

Scott Evans, Clayton Eveans, Jesse Tierney, Jeff Meizer

Big Shout out to our 50 Awesome Volunteers –We could not do this without each of you!



Attend the Tournament and Auction

Whether you golf with friends, volunteer to set up or help at the event, there are many ways to enjoy the festivities. Whichever way you choose, everybody wins, especially the kids that The Buddy Fund serves.

Donate an Auction Item

Do you have an item you would like to donate?

All items are accepted and are tax-deductible, just email us the form and let us know so we can arrange to pick up the item!

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Volunteer and Attend for Free

We need help with setup, check-in and the silent auction. As a volunteer you are eligible to receive: Door Prizes / Raffle / Auction / Buffet / Cocktails
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Sponsor the Tournament

Select from the ten sponsorship levels below to promote your brand and support the development of St. Louis area youth.

Auction Items

Our supporters, sponsors, and volunteers each year donate incredible items that are auctioned off during our Annual Golf Classic & Auction.

Here are just a few of the auction items from the 2022 event. Check back soon for the 2023 auction items.

Featured Auction Items

  • -Golf with Ozzie Smith at St. Albans Country Club
  • -Upland Game Hunt for 2
  • -Kentucky Derby – Trip for Two to the 2023 or 2024 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs
  • -Trip for Two to the 2023 or 2024 NHL Winter Classic for 3 Days & 2 Nights
  • -Pickleball Private Lesson up to 3 people by the -2019 U.S. Open Pickleball Gold & Silver Medalist USA
  • -Premier Retreat in the Great American West-Explore Jackson Hole, Wyoming for 4 days/3 nights for Two 
  • -Golf certificates for Lake Forest, Forest Park, Bellerive, Normandy and more!

Awesome Door Prizes