Traveling Retiree Golf Open Season
On June 16, twenty-two retired golfers visited Chautauqua golf club and played the lower course. Six four man teams competed for prize money with the team of Todd Swanson, Doug Rothwell, Phil Young and Dennis Burek taking first place with a score of 220. Two teams finished tied for second place with scores of 225. Low gross score of 84 by Jeff Wagner gave the team of Wagner, John Barone, Gary Farley and Roger Kolpien the tie breaker for second place. The team of Pete Miller, Sam Arcadipane and Vinny Paternosh took third place money.
Jim Quinn was closest to the pin on hole #6 and Rothwell was closest to the pin on hole #15. Individual honors went to Les Yokum for low net score of 70 and Wagner for low gross score of 84. Skins were wild with 8 being recorded. One each by Wagner, Miller, Paternosh, Arcadipane, Quinn, Gary Nash and two by Rothwell.
The next outing was July 1 at Peek-n-Peak's lower course.
A shambles format was played this week. The team of Ray Lewis, Bill Cole and Keith Rothwell had the low score of 115 with Keith also winning closest to the pin 2nd shot on number 3. Second place with a score of 123 went to the other threesome of Bob Lokietek, Gene Noble and Les Yokum. Third place team was Pete Miller, Dave Holser, John Jones and Al Easton. Pete also won both closest to the pin on the par three's. Fourth place after the tie breaker at 124 was Jim (what no money) Quinn, Vinny Paternosh, Todd Swanson and George Tanner. Last place team with a 131 were Trenny Jordon, Bob Rogers, Mel Allen and Sam Arcadipane.
Wednesday Morning Ladies League at Willow Run
Low Gross Class A, Cindy Kolpien 37; Low Net Class A, Margie Coran 27; Low Putts Class A, Helen Adams 15; Low Gross Class B, Fran McCarren 47; Low Net Class B, Linda Hubbard 28; Low Putts Class B, Pat Kinney 17; Birdies, Cindy Kolpien No. 5.
Traveling Retiree Golf Open Season
Each week has brought the scores closer for the randomly drawn teams. The difference of three strokes separated first and sixth place teams. Even a rain delay did not dampen play as the first place team of Jim Quinn, Bill Christ and Todd Swanson finished at 3 under 33. Another threesome - Doug Rothwell, Butch Joint and Mr. Money - Trenny Jordan had a two under 34.
Four foursomes finished at even par and places were decided by tie breakers. Third place money went to Bob Lokietek, John Jones, Les Yokum and Dennis Shively. Fourth place was the team of Bill Ottaway, Gene Noble, Pete Miller and Bob Rogers. Fifth was the team of Mel Allen, Vinny Paternosh, Cliff Hubbard and Sam Arcadipane. The final foursome of Al Easton, Jeff Greabell, Rick Lawson and George Tanner finished in sixth place.
Extra money holes were won by Trenny Jordan - closest to the pin on No. 7 and closest drive to the 150 yard marker on No. 3. No one was able to keep a ball on the green on No. 4.
More retires are welcome to join this Thursday morning group. We have players from Ripley, Sherman, Fredonia, Brocton , Lakewood and Westfield. All skill levels are welcome, we tee at 9 a.m. at Pinehurst.
June 3 - The Pinehurst ParTee Girls enjoyed an Italian theme fun night sponsored by Ann Mulkin and Lynn LaMattina. The winning team of Amy North, Amy Swanson, Kathy Brown, and Mona Rosskamp shot a 31. Closest to the Italian flag on #5 went to Colleen Paradis, and closest to the "Leaning Tower of Pisa" (150 marker) went to Caroline Rawlinson. The prize for the team with the longest spaghetti string and best score went to Shelly Cady, Dana Boland, Penny Newman, & Rawlinson. Pat Thompson won the 50/50.
June 10 - Caroline Rawlinson fired the low gross and net scores of the evening with a 47 gross, 27 net. Other low gross scores were shot by Kathy Brown and Lori Foster (50), and June Beers (52). Dawn Raynor had a 29 net, followed by Sue Slate (30), Jill Muck (32), and Eileen LaPorte (33). Slate was closest to the 150 marker on #2, and Raynor was closest to the pin on #4. Amy North won the 50/50.
June 17 - Pinehurst ParTee Girls - Amy North shot the low gross and net of 40/29. June Beers followed with a 48/30, and Caroline Rawlinson had a 48/31. Other low net scores went to Kathy Brown (35), Penny Newman (36), and Trudy Gollnitz, Bert Vilardo, anbd Shelly Cady (37). The longest drive on #9 was won by Amy Swanson, and the longest putt of #6 went to June Beers.