seniors golf season begins

Senior men’s golf 2016

May 19th

the new season stated off with 15 senior golfers, ( if you are 50 years old you can play seniors golf on Thursday morning)

The seniors were greeted with a nice sunny morning , Greens in good shape and dry hard fairways, for this time of the year.

All the players names were put in a hat and drawn to make up the teams.

they played best ball and each player had to use his drive at least 2 times for each nine holes.
all players played from the red tees.

the team of Ron(Rudy) Speck, Jean Lambert and Vern Herbert shot a 71 with 3 birdies and 2 Boggies.
Rudy Played a lot of golf during the winter in texas and it showed as he led his team to the best score of the day.

Ted McLeod, Allan(Spud) Bruyere and Ray Laquerre turned in a score of 72 to capture the # 2 spot on the day.

Vern Craven, Pete Barna and Jerry Cripps shot a 73 to wrap up third place on the day.

Ed Kennedy, Brian McLeod and Eli Kempf had a score of 77 as did the team of Brian McCallum, Richard Lampi and George Coulson.

Seniors thurday july 23 2015

seniors Thursday:
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The format for the day was best ball on the first 6 holes, alternate shot on holes 7 to 12 and best score on the remaining holes 13 to 18.

Those with handicap under 19 , hit from the white tees on the front nine and from the red tees on the back nine.
the high handicap (20 and up ) hit from the yellow tees on the front nine and from the whites on the back nine.

With this format the golfers with a high handicap played from the white tees had longer shots than the low handicap golfers who played off the red tees on the back nine.

Ed Kennedy and Jean Lambert led the way today scoring a 38 ( a birdie on # 7) on the front nine and a 43 on the back nine, for an 81, which give then first place on the day.

Gary Ladoceur and Richard Lampi came in with a pair of 41’s for second place with an 82.
They had their only birdie on the day on # 5 on the back nine.
Ray Laquerre and Steve Splawski shot an even par 36 on the front nine, they Eagled # 5,
( playing best ball, Ray hit the Green in 2 and Steve drained the eagle putt.) they then birdied # 6.
The back nine was not kind to them, as they shot a 47, they had the best score on the front nine . In spite of all that the turned in an 83 , good for third place.

Franko Calvelli and Scotty Russell had a 40 on the front and a 44 on the back for an 84, good for 4th place.

Fifth place was shared between the team of Barry Anderson and Vern Herbert, who scored a 44 and 42 for a total of 86, and matching that 86 were Ron Speck and Brian McCallum with a 45 on the front and a 41 on the back nine with birdies # 7 on the front and # 3, on the back nine.

Coming in with an 87 were John Williams and Ted McLeod, turning in a 43, with a birdie on # 5 on the front and a 44 on the back nine.

Larry Brown and Harold Mosley shot a 48 on the front nine but took 7 strokes off that score for 41 on the back nine. They birdied # 7 on the back. Their total for the day was an 89.

today was likely the warmest day of the season so far.