On a bright, sunshiny day with a temperature of 81 and a cooling breeze, 100 golfers enjoyed Masonic fellowship and a great day of golf in support of two wonderful charities – the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation (IMHF) and Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC) Cincinnati – at the All Indiana Freemason and Shrine Golf Outing.

The date was Monday, June 9, 2016, and the location was the Country Club of Indianapolis. Grand Master Carey B. Carter, Murat Potentate Carl E. Culmann, and IMHF Executive Director Jeffery P. Zaring greeted the field before the shotgun start.

After dinner, Gary E. Brinley, Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee of the Indiana Masonic Home at Compass Park and Potentate Culmann spoke about programs of the two ultimate beneficiaries of the outing. The proceeds will be split equally between IMHF in support of our continuing care Masonic retirement community in Franklin and the burn research program at SHC Cincinnati. Many Indiana children benefit from the cutting edge research and treatment programs at Shriners Hospitals for Children Cincinnati. The proceeds are not yet known, but the 2015 outing raised almost $14,000.

A number of generous sponsors made the outing possible:

  • Shelby Lodge 28 – Dinner
  • The National Bank of Indianapolis, Jill Robisch – Lunch
  • Old National Bank and Old National Wealth Management, Terry Young – Lunch
  • Katz Sapper& Miller CPAs, Scott Schuster – Reception
  • Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects, Greg Jacoby – Reception
  • Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Paul St. Pierre – Beverage Cart
  • McGowan Insurance, Carl Boyer – Beverage Cart
  • Indiana Masonic Home at Compass Park, Mike Spencer – Beverage Cart
  • Rasner Enterprises, Bill Rasner – Course
  • COM, Mark Genung – Course
  • Monarch Beverage – Beer
  • Tim Whitaker – Water


The following Hole Sponsors contributed to the event:

  • Enterprise Title
  • Shiel Sexton Construction Management
  • Lynhurst Lodge 723
  • Upland Management Service
  • Stewart Lewis & Evans Group of Raymond James
  • Merril Lynch, Phil Williams
  • Rick Elman, PGM
  • Jim Chesney, PGM
  • Selective Systems DirectTV
  • Waldrips’ Racers
  • Vince May, PGM
  • Alex Rogers, Past Potentate
  • Order of Amaranth
  • Ellettsville Lodge 245
  • Rodney Mann, DGM
  • Belleville Lodge 65
  • Dunes Lodge 741
  • Peru-Miami Lodge 67
  • Carey and Kathy Carter
  • Jeff Zaring, PGM
  • Six Pack + 1 – Margie, Connie, Vicki, Sharon, Margaret, Betty, Sally Jo


Two teams shot a blazing 55. Handicap holes were used to break the tie, and the winners were:


First Place Team – Danny Terril, Chip Terril, Mike Oehler, David Chamberlin

Second Place Team – Doug Stewart, Jim Evans, Norm Jones, Phil thrasher

Third Place Team – Carl Culmann, Mark Genung, John Cazares, Shon Hough

Longest Putt – Don DeHart

Longest Putt – Ross Dalton

Longest Putt – Keith Sutherlin

Men’s Long Drive – Jim Evans

Men’s Long Drive – Phil Alt

Ladies’ Long Drives – Elissa Hall (double winner)

Closest to the Pin – Ross Dalton

Closest to the Pin, Men – Norm Jones


The 2017 outing is in the planning stages. Keep a lookout for the date announcement.