Annual Bob Cup Golf Tournament honoring Duncan, Dow

Created in memory of longtime Sequim resident Bob Duncan, the seventh annual Bob Cup Golf Tournament fundraiser for Clallam Mosaic will also honor Duncan’s brother-in-law, David Dow, who passed away October 5, 2021 this year. complications of Down syndrome.

The tournament is scheduled for Saturday July 30 at Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road.

Memories run deep at the Dungeness course, organizers said, as Duncan’s father helped create the course in the early 1960s, and Duncan and Dow played there extensively.

Player check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun check-out is at 9:00 a.m.

Registration is $100 per player. Fees include green fees, cart, raffle ticket, and food and beverage vouchers for the Snack Shack. Pre-registration is preferred.

Entry forms are available at ClallamMosaic.org/BobCup. Prepayment and donations can be made securely through Mosaic’s Square page.

The winning team of players will win the coveted “Bob Cup” for a year, with their names engraved for permanent recognition.

Other winning opportunities include a long drive prize; the awards closest to the pin on a selection of par 3 holes; and wine on the practice green. Each golfer receives a raffle ticket to win one of the locally donated prizes. Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase.

For more information about the tournament, call Clallam Mosaic at 360-681-8642 or Mary Jane Dow Duncan at 360-775-1197, or email [email protected]

Shared activities

Duncan and Dow shared many similar interests, including airplanes, golf, animals, driving golf carts, attending Dungeness Community Church, rooting for the Seahawks, and their love for Mary Jane Dow Duncan.

When Duncan proposed to Dow’s sister, Mary Jane, she told him, “David and I are a forfeit. He will live with me one day.

Dow lived with the Duncan family, coming to worship his late brother-in-law, family members said. Mary Jane said she remembers the relationship between her husband and brother as “sweet” and “wonderful”.

According to Mary Jane, Dow enjoyed the classes, dances, being part of the Snappy Players theater group and other activities offered by Clallam Mosaic. It was this connection and commitment that inspired family conversations about how to support the organization, which ultimately led Mary Jane to create the Bob Cup Golf Tournament in Memoriam.

Dow was a shining presence at the annual fundraising tournament, often providing artwork for the silent auction table, tournament organizers said. This year, Dow and Duncan will be remembered by sponsors, donors and golfers coming together to support their friends and neighbors living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

About Clallam Mosaic

Since 1998, local non-profit organization Clallam Mosaic has worked to “empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and special health care needs.” The only source of year-round non-vocational day programs in the northern Olympic Peninsula, Mosaic provides lifelong learning opportunities, recreational experiences, supports for creative endeavours, social interactions and advocacy education.

Mosaic also provides community engagement services to increase access to the community through one-on-one support and hosts the local Parent to Parent Chapter, providing support and advocacy to families caring for people with special needs.

For more information, visit clallammosaic.org.

Bob Cup Golf Tournament

What: Fundraising for Clallam Mosaic

When: Saturday July 30

Where: The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road

Cost: $100 per player

More information: ClallamMosaic.org/BobCup

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