Winning Skyward team members from left, Ben Lind, Jerry Lind, Nick Cappotto, and Ron Cisewski in full rain gear on the 17th hole at Wisconsin River Golf Club. Inset, the group holds its artillery shell-style trophy. (Courtesy VFW)

Skyward team wins Plover VFW Golf Scramble

Metro Wire Staff

A rainy Sept. 10 didn’t stop Skyward from taking the top spot at this year’s VFW golf scramble.

The 17th Annual Plover Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10262 Golf Scramble was held at the Wisconsin River Golf Club.

The winning team was awarded an artillery shell-styled traveling trophy in a ceremony at the Post. Team members’ names will be engraved upon the trophy and include Nick Cappotto, Ronald Cisewski, Ben Lind, and Jerry Lind.

The team also received a round of golf for four with carts from Wisconsin River Golf Club and each member received a dozen golf balls.

Twenty-three teams braved challenging weather conditions in the fundraising scramble at Wisconsin River Golf Club, which kicked off at noon with a shotgun start fired from a 105 mm howitzer named “Big Bang Theory,” courtesy of the Wisconsin National Guard Bravo Battery 1/120 unit.

The event also featured special hole challenges, a banquet dinner, and basket raffles afterward at the Post.

Funds raised will be used for local area veteran needs and community support.