Camden Day celebrates 50th year


R-H Staff



Jim Lucas, who played in the first Camden Day event, tees off during the 50th event held Thursday, July 20, at Liberty Country Club, in Liberty, Indiana. For the first time, Lucas was able to play with his son Roy, grandson Josh, and two grandsons-in-law, Josh Smith and Danny Smith, as part of non-competing team.

Jim Lucas, who played in the first Camden Day event, tees off during the 50th event held Thursday, July 20, at Liberty Country Club, in Liberty, Indiana. For the first time, Lucas was able to play with his son Roy, grandson Josh, and two grandsons-in-law, Josh Smith and Danny Smith, as part of non-competing team.


LIBERTY, INDIANA — The Annual Camden Day Golf Outing took place Thursday, July 20, at Liberty Country Club in Liberty, Indiana.

This year’s outing was the 50th anniversary of this event which was first held on July 27, 1967.

A total of 107 men and 21 women took part in the tourney which was open to individuals who were at least 18 years of age and presently residing in the Preble Shawnee School District; those who had previously lived or worked in Camden; those who have played in the Camden Day tournament previously during the past five years; anyone who has a current Camden mailing address or Camden Post Office Box, or is a spouse or an adult child of someone who has been eligible to play.

Jim Lucas, Bill Miller and Mildred Steele, the widow of Nick Steele where there for the dinner. Lucas, Miller and Nick Steele played in the first Camden Day.

The team of Brenda Hale, Kim Dean, Danielle Simpson, Sandy Simpson, and Sarah Kurtz took first place in the women’s tournament.

Second place went to Angi Sears, Bailey Simpson, Joan Neff and Donna O’Dell.

Judi O’Dell, Keisha McDaniel, Holly Rader and Darcy Powell came in third.

Special contest winners included: Closest to the Pin #12 Brenda Hale; Closest to the Pin #15 Keisha McDaniel; Longest Drive #18 Brenda Hale.

In the men’s tournament, the group of Bill Miller, Richard Grimes, John Tusing, Jeff Dennis, Gary Hanley II, and Duane Dean won first place.

Second place went to Mike O’Dell, Barry Austin, Mike Neanover, James Ramey and Jacob Moore.

Ryan Klapper, Levi Lovely, Jeff Wood, Chuck Floyd, and Nathan Moore took third.

Special contest winners included: Closest to the Pin #3: Dale Kuykendoll; Closest to the Pin #6: Casey Austin; Closest to the Pin #9: Gary Moore, Sr.; Closest to the Pin #12:Jim Lucas; Closest to the Pin #15: Shelby Williams; and Longest Drive #17: Doug Adams.

The Camden Day Committee, comprised of Mike O’Dell, Tony Keller, Scott Barnett, Dan Michael, Judy Michael, Judi O’Dell and Mike Akers, thanks the following sponsors whose donations were vital at keeping the cost affordable for the participants and for providing prizes and other items:

4 J’s Pizza, American Legion Post 377, Arby’s – Eaton, Barnet’s Mill, Big Dawgz, Bruce Gregory and Liberty Country Club, Butler Rural Electric, Camden Crossings dba BP, Camden Dollar General Store, Camden Hardware, Camden IGA, Camden Tire and Service, Camden Village Pharmacy, Dan Michael, Dave Bigg’s Insurance, Doran Roof Systems, Dunkelberger Lawn and Garden, East Side Seal Coating, Eaton Floor and Wall, Eaton Hometowne Furniture, Eaton One Stop, Eaton Place, Elms Hotel, Essence of Wellness, F.O.E. #4289 Gratis, F.O.E. #4289 Auxiliary Gratis, First Financial Bank, Hamilton Merchandising Co., Hampton Inn Oxford, Henny Penny Corporation, Immediate Transportation Solution, Inc., In memory of Elmer, Jeanette and Mark Back, Jerry Harsh Insurance, Larkin Cobb Chevrolet, Law Offices of Brian Munchenbach, Lovely’s Furniture, Mamma Macs, Mike Neanover, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts Eaton, Powerhouse Pizza, The Register-Herald, Ron’s Pizza, Scott Barnett, Smith Harvey Law Offices, Somerville National Bank, Sons of American Legion, Style Station, Thomson Medical LLC, Tony Keller, Tracy Keller, Trader Tuck’s, VFW Post 1577 Camden, Wood Propane and Your Flower Shop.

Jim Lucas, who played in the first Camden Day event, tees off during the 50th event held Thursday, July 20, at Liberty Country Club, in Liberty, Indiana. For the first time, Lucas was able to play with his son Roy, grandson Josh, and two grandsons-in-law, Josh Smith and Danny Smith, as part of non-competing team.
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