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Golfers raise $10,000 for women’s drug-abuse recovery center in Marble Falls

HORSESHOE BAY — About 130 golfers helped raise more than $10,000 for Open Door Recovery House on Oct. 30 at Slick Rock golf course.

Open Door in Marble Falls is a residential facility for women recovering from drug or alcohol abuse that provides guidance and counseling in a Christian environment, according to a news release.

Since opening in May 2010, Open Door has served as a temporary home for 35 women in transition.

PHOTO: Glen and Kathy Salem of Horseshoe Bay won first place at an Oct. 30 golf fundraiser for Open Door Recovery House at Slick Rock golf course in Horseshoe Bay. Courtesy photo

"We are so grateful to so many people for making our first golf outing such a success," said Karen Vincent, president of Open Door’s board of directors. "Few families are untouched in some way by the disease of alcoholism, and it is gratifying to have so many wonderful people come out to enjoy a round of golf, good companionship and benefit our cause."

Glenn and Kathy Salem of Horseshoe Bay won the first prize of eight guest rounds at any of the Horseshoe Bay courses. Jay and Kel Win of Marble Falls finished second and won a guest pass for a foursome at the private Escondido course. Ray and Lynn Bishop of Horseshoe Bay were third, winning eight guest rounds at Horseshoe Bay’s Whitewater putting course.

Heidy Rodgers of Burnet won the closest-to-the-pin competition for women, while Glenn Salem won for the men. Jimmy Davis of Horseshoe Bay won most accurate drive.

For more about Open Door, call (830) 693-9292.