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IMGA News and Events

Bruce McCorkle At the time of this printing, the Ironwood Cup results were not yet in. Stay tuned. President Joe D’Amore and Bruce McCorkle have appealed to BlueStar to provide the four Ironwood Golf Leagues with an appropriate trophy case in the clubhouse after the upcoming renovations. Treasurer Dan Jonker reports that the league’s financial…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

Dick Winkelman, IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bruce McCorkle The Nazis invaded Poland, The Wizard of OZ premiered in Hollywood, gas cost 10 cents per gallon, and Richard (Dick) Winkelman was born in his parents’ bedroom in Belleville, IL. Dick is the IMGA Golfer of the Month for March. Born into a working-class family with his dad working in a munitions plant in…

IMGA News and Events

Bruce McCorkle IMGA Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast It takes a lot of work to run a successful golf league, and IMGA is fortunate to have some great people who have stepped up to make it a great place to play golf. Some of our volunteers were recognized at Stone & Barrel with a complimentary breakfast. Thanks…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

Bruce McCorkle If you had the privilege of working alongside your dad when you were a youngster, repairing things around the house, doing carpentry and electrical work, fixing cars, and basically doing anything that needed to be done, you have some insight into Bob Clark’s younger years. That partially explains how he was able to…

IMGA News and Events

Bruce McCorkle Flying Pigs Are pigs now flying? Did the swallows stop coming back to Capistrano? Did the Cardinals win the Super Bowl? Are Canada geese now flying North for the winter? Did Hell freeze over? Well, something is amiss in the universe, because for the first time in recorded history, the IMGA Ryder cup team…

IMGA Golfer of the Month

IMGA Golfer of the Month, Bill Pender

Bruce McCorkle Canadian Bill Pender recently became a U.S. citizen and is the IMGA Golfer of the Month. Born in Toronto, Canada, Bill was the youngest of four. His construction worker father and stay-at-home mother created a stable environment where the kids could play and work with full family support. His youthful employment included shoveling…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle New Members of IMGA Board Two of IMGA members have “stepped up to the plate” and volunteered to serve on the IMGA Board. Bob Clark is our new vice president. Richard Rathburn is our new chair for the prize committee. Thank you, Bob and Richard, for being willing to serve. Your Course Handicap is…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle Congratulations to all our IMGA Club Champions! Well done! IMGA Club Championship – Larry Horner stormed to his third IMGA Club Championship and won by a hefty 10 strokes! Super Senior 75 Championship – Don Noble squeaked out a victory in the Super Senior 75 Championship over Rich Pavlak by a narrow margin…

IMGA news and events

Bruce McCorkle Club Championship: Unfortunately, the final round of the IMGA Club Championship was rained out, so as of this printing, the results are unknown. Here are the standings going into the final round: Blue Flight: Larry Horner holds a 7-stroke lead over Steve Westhoff, an 8-stroke lead over Mark Saylor and an 18-stroke lead…

IMGA news and events

Bernie Dugan, Ironwood Cup Champion

Bruce McCorkle Ironwood Cup: The Ironwood Cup is now history… and, wow, was it a close one! Bernie Dugan edged out Bill Beltz by two strokes… and Jim Martin was a close third. Bernie is the new Ironwood Cup Champion. Congratulations, Bernie! The first-place finishers by flight were: Flight 1 Bill Beltz, Flight 2 Mark…