Joe Thomeczek Memorial Golf Tournament to be held June 19

Ken Hamrick
LA Junta Tribune
The Joe Thomeczek Memorial Golf Tournament will take place June 19 at the Las Animas/Bent County Golf Course.

There will be a memorial golf tournament honoring Joe Thomeczek on June 19 at the Las Animas/Bent County Golf Course.

Thomeczek died from complications of COVID-19 in January. He was a member of many golf and bowling leagues in La Junta and was one of the first members of the Las Animas/Bent County Golf Course.

Special guest PGA Pro Mike Zaremba will give a golf clinic.

Sign in is at 9 a.m., followed by the Zaremba clinic at 10 a.m. The tournament will begin at 11 a.m. and it will be an 18-hole, two-person scramble. There will be two flights — competitive and ladies recreational.

The awards ceremony will be at 4 p.m.

The entry fees are $35 for the competitive flight and $20 for the recreational. Submit name and check to Scott Peterson, P.O. Box 375, Las Animas, CO, 81054.

Tribune-Democrat reporter Ken Hamrick can be reached by email atKHamrick1@gannett.com