The 2017 TrueNorth GCRO will be held July 25-29

Leaver takes things one step at a time to win GCRO

Grant Leaver was never out of the lead Saturday and went on to win the 19th annual TrueNorth Greater Cedar Rapids Open. (Brian Draeger photo)

An early wedding present? Umm, probably not. One is led to believe Grant Leaver might have not been planning that far ahead in this case. He’s more a man of the moment and what needs to be handled at that time is handled.

That’s why he’s the winner of the $25,000 first-place prize of the 19th annual TrueNorth Greater Cedar Rapids Open, presented by Granite City Food & Brewery.

Leaver, 31, held off an array of challengers to win the GCRO by three shots, shooting a 17-under-par 199. The slim, 6-foot-7 Leaver, out of Centerville, TN, does need to keep his calendar open for a Sept. 9 wedding date. But Saturday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, it was all about handling the moment one step at a time.

 

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July 29

For images of our tournament

Brain Draeger, a professional photographer and Hunters Ridge resident, takes photos of all the pro/ams and shots throughout the tournament. To see some images, go under the Media category on our website or click here.

July 27

Thank you to all our sponsors!

The TrueNorth GCRO would like to thank all of our sponsors and supporters who make this tournament possible. Without you, we could not give back to the community as we do nor could we provide a springboard to a professional golf career for our competitors.

July 23

Thanks to Firehouse Subs, Bug Soother for joining our team!

A big THANK YOU to new sponsors Firehouse Subs and Bug Soother! Firehouse subs is the Volunteer sponsor and will be providing T-shirts to all of our volunteers this week while Bug Soother, an Iowa company, will be providing  a spiffy aluminum water bottle to all volunteers as well as product samples to keep the bugs off!

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This tournament is supported in part by the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, hotel/motel tax.