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Sports Scores & Stats

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association

Beautiful course conditions, as well as excellent weather, are bringing out more CVMGA golfers to enjoy the events arranged for their two scheduled play days each week. On June 24, a Shark Classic was set up by Ralph Neill at the South Course. This event calls for each golfer to play his own ball on all holes, but only one best ball counts on holes 1-6; two best balls are counted on holes 7-12; and three low balls are counted on holes 13-18. In the Niners flight, old pro Floyd Hannon heard about a 29 shot in the previous week's play and attempted to duplicate that score. With very little help from his teammates, his three birdie putts were enough to insure a first place finish for his team. Winners for the day were:

FIRST FLIGHT

1st: B. Berger, W. Brown, L. Parten, R. Neill

2nd: J. Oplinger, P. Opalewski, R. Thornton

3rd: B. Wade, G. Duggan, J. Hawbaker, B. Wellman

SECOND FLIGHT

1st: J. Mann, A. Voorhies, J. Soden, L. Hight

2nd: B. Smith, K. Helland, D. Girman, P. LaCroix

NINERS (Scramble)

1st: L. Harrass, F. Hannon, T. Manning, H. Weisman

2nd: D. Reynolds, L. Haas, D. Gammie, J. Bryan

3rd: V. Crumpler, J. Harris, T. Jones, D. Kates.

Once again, the game at the North Course on June 26 required golfers to play their own ball all the way, this time in a Hup 1-2-3 game. This game (as well as the Shark Classic played on June 24) enables individual scores to be recorded and subsequently used to adjust the individual handicaps which become the competition equalizers when teams are set up. For the Hup 1-2-3 game, the total of the three best balls are counted on the par-three holes; two best balls on the par-four holes; and one best ball on the par-fives. Coupons are in the box for the following:

FIRST FLIGHT

1st: W. Broadway, B. Gracie, B. Staneck, T. Morris

2nd: A. Dohn, W. Brown, C. McMahon, R. Thornton

SECOND FLIGHT

1st: L. Mennen, J. Yates, C. Wolff, J. Gove

2nd: R. Neill, R. Wing, S. Erickson, J. Soden

NINERS (Scramble)

1st: T. Zabel, F. Hannon, T. Manning, D. Gammie

2nd: P. Baker, J. Bryan, W. Yanke, D. Reynolds, B. Drain.

Chip shot: You don't know what pressure is until you play for five bucks with only two in your pocket. -- Lee Trevino

Cherokee Village Women's 9-Hole Golf Association

July 2 was the perfect day to have our "Firecracker" event. Happy winning teams were:

FIRST

Lorraine McMurray, Sue Soden, Helen Tedford, Jewell Hamilton

SECOND

Joni Norrish, Marie Corso, Betty Crumpler, June Bell.

We have one more pre-sign event this month, on July 25. The event will be Hup 1-2-3 (four gal). Sign-up sheets will be up at both courses soon.

Cherokee Village Women's 18-Hole Golf Association

Betty Stokes hosted the Shark Classic at the South Course June 25 with the following results:

FIRST PLACE

A tie between the team of Virginia Morow, Sandy Shear and Lynne Paeth and the team of Barb Hawbaker, Betty Stokes w/blind draw

SECOND PLACE

Penny Reynolds, Michele Dugan and Martha Chester

BIRDIES

Sharon Ramsey on hole #18, Penny Reynolds on #11 and Jeanette Graham on #15

CHIPINS

Sandy Shear on hole #12.

On June 27, we played golf at the North Course. The game was low gross/low net with the following results:

FIRST FLIGHT

Low gross: Virginia Morrow;low net: Doris Gill

SECOND FLIGHT

Low gross: Gerri Dennis;low net: Olive Stacey

THIRD FLIGHT

Low gross: Lynne Paeth;low net: Lois Ferguson

BIRDIES

Virginia Morrow on holes #7, 12 and 15.

On July 2, Dottie Carlisle hosted a field of lady golfers who played par-threes this date.

Results of the scoring are as follows:

FIRST FLIGHT

1st place: Pat McCarroll

SECOND FLIGHT

1st place: Michele Dugan; 2nd place: Inga Bieberitz; 3rd place: Betty Stokes

THIRD FLIGHT

1st place: Barb Lofquist; 2nd place: Martha Chester

BIRDIES

Pat McCarroll on holes #1, #6, #10 and #17; Sharon Ramsey on holes #2 and #18; Carolyn Murphy on hole #10 and Michele Dugan on hole #9

CHIPINS

Martha Chester on hole #2 and Michele Dugan on #9.



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