The month of January started with the Ace of Aces Qualifier on the 7th. The competition was flighted by handicaps with one Blue, three White, and one Green flight. The low gross and low net score from each flight will qualify for the Championship played at the end of this year.
Blue Flight: Low Gross Tom Kastelitz, Low Net Don Vock
First White Flight: Low Gross Don Cerimeli, Low Net Dennis Chenier
Second Flight: Low Gross William Moore, Low Net Robert Walk
Third Flight: Low Gross Tom Gartner, Low Net Randy McManus
Green Flight: Low Gross Dale Falk, Low Net Steve Martz
The annual Presidents Cup Qualifier was played on Jan. 14. The 64 players with the lowest net scores were bracketed 1-64. Over the next several months, they will play matches until the field is whittled down to the last two standing. To be the champion will require winning eight head-to-head matches.
The annual Member/Member Championship sponsored by A-1 Golf Carts was played Jan. 21 and 22. The two-man team format on Saturday included a 9-hole alternate shot and a 9-hole one net team score. Sunday’s format included a 9-hole alternating select a drive and a 9-hole two net team score. There was one Blue and two White flights.
Blue Flight: Team Winners: Jack Goyer and Tom Kastelitz, Second Place Team: Steve Ambroso and Dennis Chenier, Third Place Team: Tim Healey and Grover Hargrove
White Flight 1: Team Winners: Bob Lewis and Jim Dickie, Second Place Team: Sam Selby and Buddy Meola, Third Place Team: Bob Mifflin and Terry Wilson
White Flight 2: Team Winner Jerry Cisneros and Duane Peyton, Second Place Team: Don Mugrage and Pat Hawkins, Third Place Team: Jim Werlinger and Gene Kivi
A lunch followed Sunday’s play, with nominations for several open positions for club offices accepted.
On Jan. 28 a four-man team assigned hole competition was held. It required a team 2 net score on each hole, with one score being the assigned player’s score.
Winning Team: Marty Oerter, Dennis Chenier, Steve Cabe, Al Grefsheim; Second Place Team: Tom Kastelitz, Greg Botma, Tim Healy, Stan Gross; Third Place Team: Ed Frees, Don Vock, Doug Friesen, Mick Schniepp
February events included an Ace of Aces qualifier, the two-weekend CMGA Club Championship, and a two-man team Pick Your Partner one net competition.