Bridging Religious and Cultural Divides

alumni dominate inter generational golf tournament 2017 thumbRED HOOK, NY - Canadian Fred Lacroix (UTS’94) was the winner of the first trophy-awarded Blessed Culture and Sports Festival (BCSF) inter-generational golf tournament held Saturday, August 12 at the Red Hook Golf Club. A total of 17 players took part in the tournament which Jin Kwon Kim (UTS’10), BCSF founder and coordinator, organized this year.

[from left] 2nd place: Shin Yeop Yu (UTS'09), 1st place: Fred Lacroix (UTS'94), and 3rd place: Dae Myun Park (UTS'06) 

“One of the things with me is I’m always trying to initiate stuff,” said Kim. “For example, golf this year. We didn’t have a set person for golf so I took it upon myself to make sure that it happened. Eventually I hope to find someone who can just take it on and I can move on to something else”

Lacroix, an avid golfer, shot a 4-under par 76 to take home the winner’s trophy on a perfect day for golf: warm, but slightly overcast, which kept the hot, August sun at bay. Two more UTS alumni, Mr. Shin Yeop Yu (UTS’09) and Mr. Dae Myung Park (UTS’06), finished a respectable second and third. Mr. Yu shot a 78 to capture second place and Mr. Park shot an 80 to place third.

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This year’s tournament was dedicated to the memory of Joe Coyne, a competitor in last year’s tournament, who passed away earlier this year.

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