Successful weekend for first-ever Mason Cup

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO)– The final day of the inaugural Mason Cup at the Club of Olde Stone was Sunday.

The group of more than 20 junior golfers was split up into two groups.

Bowling Green native and event coordinator Canon Claycomb took one group and his future roommate at the University of Alabama, JP Cave, led the other.

Team Cave won the cup.

“To be a part of something to go towards something so important and the youth and sports and anything in life is very good,” Cave said. “to be able to give back and do it with my future roommate, Canon.”

The golfers raised $40,000 and there was about $66,000 raised as a whole with that money going towards the Mason Goodnight Foundation.

A lot of talent was on display in Bowling Green this weekend with golfers that have already committed to schools like Alabama, Duke and not only that, PGA Tour golfer Ian Poulter’s son, Luke, participated as well.

“It was so much fun to play and be a part of it,” Poulter said. “Playing for Mason was great. It was a good course, it was really fun. There were some tough holes and some good holes. I loved it. It was a good course out here in Kentucky.”

Claycomb said year one was memorable and pleased with how it turned out.

“We had a good time this weekend, the golf course was amazing, and all of these competitors were great both on the golf course and off the golf course this weekend,” he said. “It was a great time and I’m looking forward to having this event for many years to come.”

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