The Missouri Pork Association hosted the 20th annual Missouri Pork Classic Golf Tournament on June 25 at Columbia’s L.A. Nickell Golf Course. This year’s tournament was a tremendous success, assembling a total of 36 teams comprised of area producers and industry representatives. Players enjoyed great food and endless fun on the course. Several prizes were awarded during the annual Rib Fest immediately following the tournament. Remember to mark your calendar for the 2020 Pork Classic, to be held Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at the L.A. Nickell Golf Course.


Flight A

1st Place – N-5 Enterprises Team – Ben Jacobi, Brian Nobis, Seth Brunkhorst and Nick Larson – score of 45

2nd Place – Missouri Soybean Association Team – Cassie Wasser, Representative Travis Fitzwater, Senator Caleb Rowden and Representative J. Eggleston – score of 51

3rd Place – Mt. Zion Homestead Team – Carrie North, Edna Speaker, Cindy Metts and Connie Welch – score of 52


Flight B

1st Place – Merck Animal Health Team – Dave Webber, Doug King, James Sullivan and Blake Boland – score of 63

2nd Place – Purina Animal Nutrition Team – Jerry Epperson, Janet Epperson, Jordan Epperson and Kylie Epperson – score of 64

3rd Place – ADM Team – Doug Wirth, Tessa Chastain, Warren Weber and Jeff Okones – score of 65


Additional Cash Prizes

Longest Putt – Steve Menke, Pipestone

Longest Drive – Nick Larson, N-5 Enterprises

Closest to Hole – Richard Hawkins, FCS Financial

Skins Winners – Teams from N-5 Enterprises, Mt. Zion Homestead and Missouri Soybean Association



Thanks to Our Sponsors!


Presenting Sponsors

Missouri Corn Missouri Soybean
Rabo AgriFinance



Meal Sponsors

MFA Incorporated pork-checkoff-logo

Reliance Pork



Beverage Sponsors

Fechtel Beverage



Margaritaville Sponsors

Rabo AgriFinance



Hole and Contest Sponsors


Advanced Pork Systems

AMVC Management Services

AgriServices of Brunswick

Dairy Farmers of America

Fechtel Beverage

Harrison Creek

Brent Hemphill & Associates

Howerton Farms, LLC.

Reliance Pork


Missouri Wines

 Murphy Family Ventures


Dave Oetting

Phillips Family Farm

Pike Feeds

Protect the Harvest

RIAN Livestock