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2009 Predators Foundation Golf Tournament A Success

Friday, 09.11.2009 / 6:11 PM CT / Community
By Sarah Ryan  - Nashville Predators
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2009 Predators Foundation Golf Tournament A Success
The Nashville Predators recently spent a day on the links at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin at the 12th Annual First Tennessee Dr. Mac Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament - which was renamed in 2004 in honor of the late Dr. James McPherson, who served as the Predators' dentist from 1998-2004 - raised more than $50,000 for the Nashville Predators Foundation.

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The tournament featured 32 Predators players providing a fifth shot to all 33 golfing foursomes. More than 130 golfers spent the day interacting with members of the Nashville Predators organization including players, coaches and executives. The tournament, which was a scramble format, began with a shotgun start and concluded with an awards ceremony.

Event awards included:

Winning Foursome (shot a 53):
Brian Whitfield
Brandon Burris
Chip Jefferson
Craig Gilliam

Closest to the Hole:
John Boyens

Longest Drive:
Fred Pisano

Putting Contest Winner:
Ed Morgan

The event also featured the first ever hole-in-one in the history of the First Tennessee Dr. Mac Memorial Golf Tournament, sunk by Brandon Burris.

All funds raised from the tournament benefited the Nashville Predators Foundation. The Nashville Predators Foundation strives to meet the educational, social, health and cultural needs of the community by offering unique resources and financial support to local youth-oriented organizations. The Foundation has awarded more than $2 million since its establishment in 1998.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61