ASTAC and the City of Utqiaġvik had a great time at this year’s Top of the World Golf Tournament. This event was a part of the 35th Annual Piuraaġiaqta Festival April 13-16, 2018 in Utqiaġvik (formerly Barrow).
The golf tournament was held on Sunday, April 15 at 4pm and 11 teams of 3 players played 9 holes around the Middle Lagoon. This year we had a 3 way tie for 2nd place.To break the tie, officials referred to the lowest score on the 9th hole, which still resulted in a tie. Officials had to refer to the 8th, 7th & 6th holes to break the tie!
Congratulations to the top three teams: Qaaqulaaqs, Tree Slashers & Dude, Where’s my Par. ASTAC hopes everyone had as much fun as our crew did!
Place Team Prize
1st Qaaqulaaqs Samsung Gear 360 Cameras
Frank Akpik, Jr, Tony Kaleak, Will Stevens
2nd Tree Slashers Amazon Echo Plus
Scott Barr, David Brower, Moses Barr
3rd Dude, Where’s My Par $100 cash
Scott Danner, Bertrand Britt, Christopher Danner
During 2017’s tournament 10 teams participated. The tournament resulted in a 2 way tie between 1st place AND 2nd place! To break the tie, officials referred to the lowest score on the 9th hole.