Ninth annual Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Golf Tournament

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ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A very special golf tournament took place over the weekend. It was the ninth annual Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Tournament at Foxfire.

Jenni-Lyn was studying dance at Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend. Her passion for helping others alive, her family hosts the golf tournament at Foxfire in Baldwinsville to raise money for a memorial scholarship in her name.

“It’s quite amazing that people are still coming and feeling the impact that she left on people that are here.  Family members of people that are here. It was really powerful and strong and sustained all this time,” said Jackie Watson, Jenni-Lyn’s mother.

Thirty teams took part in this year’s tournament, raising thousands of dollars for the scholarship.


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