A beautiful day brought out 19 golfers – 8 eighteen hole golfers who played our Eclectic format; 5 nine holers and 6 putters.
Frank Severn was the big winner today taking first place with a net score of 28 1/3 and also winning closest to the pin by 2 inches over John Buford. He also tied for low gross with Bob Tuttle who took home the prize by bettering Frank on hole #3 on a score card playoff.
Jerry Robinson won second place with a net score of 31 1/3 and Bob Tuttle and John Buford tied for third with a net score of 32.
With a forecast of a summer like day, those BLGC MGA World Famous 9-Holers were out in mass today for the new starting time of 8:30 a.m.
Here’s how the Herd did today:
Putting Competition (handicap adjusted and always subject to change):
1st Place for $4: Greg Kepner, net 36.00 putts;
2nd Place for $3: Doug Miller, net 36.43 putts;
3rd Place for $2: James Longoria, net 36.87 putts;
4th Place for $1: Don Webb, net 40.30 putts;
5th Place for $1: Ken Mayne, net 41.50 putts;
6th Place for $1: C.L. “short-timer” Newsome, net 42.25 putts.
Golfing Competition (also handicapped):
1st Place for $3: Jim Buckingham, net 28 ½;
2nd Place for $3: Mac McConahy, net 29 ½;
3rd Place for $2: Paul Castiglione, net 32 ½;
4th Place for $1: John Moran, net 35;
5th Place for $1: Tommy Atkins, net 36.
That’s it for another great day of 9-Holer golf at good old Blue Lake.
Paul Castiglione 9-Holer Herder