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IMGA Personality of the Month

Danny Smith, IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bruce McCorkle “It’s been a life accented by wonderful memories and good fortune, but also great tragedy,” recounts Danny Smith, our IMGA Golfer of the Month. Born in 1948, he grew up in a modest neighborhood only a few blocks from Grosse Pointe, the mansion-filled suburb of Detroit on Lake Sinclair where the automotive elite…

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IMGA and Sun Lakes 1 Home and Home Champions Ed Norris, Joe Rizzi, Chris Bell and Jon Kelley

Bruce McCorkle Congratulations to the IMGA/Phase 1 Home and Home Champions – 1st Place: Ed Norris, Joe Rizzi, Chris Bell, Jon Kelley. The Home and Home with Phase 1 was well attended, and a good time was had by all. Hole-in-One: Bob Deken got a hole-in-one on No. 10 during IMGA play. Congratulations, Bob! Weekly…

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Bruce McCorkle Congratulations to our 2017 IMGA Tournament Champions: * Club Champion – Larry Horner * Super Senior Club Champion – Don Noble * Ironwood Cup – Bruce McCorkle The 2017 Club Championship is now “in the books” with Larry Horner winning the title by a three-stroke margin in a tight race to the finish.…

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IMGA photo album

Bruce McCorkle IMGA Photo Album – Are you tired of seeing someone whom you’ve played golf with multiple times and saying, “Hi buddy, how are you doing?” (because you forgot his name)? For those of us who have difficulty connecting names with faces, we are creating an IMGA photo album which will be posted on…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Bill Saxton

Bruce McCorkle He was sitting on the curb with his mother, his sister and four suitcases. It was December of 1941, just after Pearl Harbor, and his family had been evicted from their apartment because his single mother had been laid off from her $18-a-week job. How did that youngster become a well-respected attorney who…

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John Concannon – Publicity As I mentioned last month, the activity here at Ironwood Golf Club is hot and heavy. The Ironwood Cup completed play, and the flight winners are as follows: 1st Flight – Bruce McCorkle, 2nd Flight – Dale Bassi, 3rd Flight – Larry Birlin, 4th Flight – Paul Jordan, 5th Flight –…

IMGA Personality of the Month

IMGA Personality of the Month, Bruce McCorkle

John Concannon – Publicity I’m very happy to introduce my IMGA Personality of the Month, Bruce McCorkle. Bruce will be taking over as Publicity Chairman for IMGA, ending my 12-plus years of covering IMGA events and activities. Bruce was born in Denton, Texas, in 1949 but grew up in Breckenridge, Texas, a small town of…

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John Concannon The 2016-2017 Season is in full swing with the Ironwood Cup about to wrap up. Results will be published in the next issue of the Splash. However, results can be viewed on the IMGA web page in another week or so. The annual Member/Guest tournament is scheduled for February 7. IMGA provided the…

IMGA news and events

John Concannon, Publicity I hope that you all had a very Merry Christmas and I wish you a happy and healthy New Year. As we enter 2017, the IMGA scheduled special events are rushing toward us starting with the 2016 Awards luncheon on January 11. It will start at 11:30 a.m. in the Ironwood Clubhouse.…

IMGA Personality of the Month

Eddy Renio

John Concannon, Publicity In a departure from the norm, I would like to feature not a playing member, but a person who has been an important part of Ironwood Golf Club’s success and a strong supporter of IMGA, Eddy Renio. Eddy was born in Augusta, Georgia, the last of 10 children. Because his father was…