CMGA January Results

Buddy Meola

January started out with an Ace of Aces Qualifier on Jan. 6. The low gross and low net scores from each flight will qualify for the Ace of Aces Championship to be played at the end of the year.

Blue Flight: Low Gross Tom Kastelitz, Low Net Bruce Pape

White Flight 1: Low Gross Thomas Bersano, Low Net Jason Burger

White Flight 2: Low Gross Keith Peterson, Low Net Robert Walk

White Flight 3: Low Gross Herbye White, Low Net Bill Score

Green Flight: Low Gross James Key, Low Net Dennis Madigan

The annual Member/Member two-day event was played on Jan. 13 and 14. Four flights were divided by the team’s total handicap. A Calcutta auction of teams was held on Jan. 12 with some spirited bidding. Saturday’s format included an alternate shot team score on holes 1-9 and a team 1 net score for holes 10-18. Sunday’s format was a team select-a-drive with the team’s lowest gross score on holes 1-9 and a team 2 ball net score on holes 10-18. Lunch was held in the ballroom after Sunday’s play, with winners announced. The top four teams in each flight were awarded prizes.

Flight 1: 1st Tony Phillips and Jason Burger, 2nd Steve Lowe and Marty Oerter

Flight 2: 1st Steve Ambroso and Dennis Chenier, 2nd Jay Mays and Cliff Mattson

Flight 3: 1st Bob Kaczmarek and Don Cerimeli, 2nd Jim Govea and Don Klein

Flight 4: 1st Terry Cronin and Tim Fettis, 2nd Jim Fergal and Herbye White

On Jan. 20 the qualifier for the Presidents Cup was played. The total number of entrants was divided into four flights of similar handicap indexes. The top 16 scores in each flight will move on to individual match play over the next six weeks. The final four winners (one in each flight) will then compete in match play to determine the eventual Presidents Cup Champion.

On Jan. 27 an ABCD scramble event was played with each team having almost equal total handicap indexes. Each member of the team was required to use two drives. Twenty teams competed in an afternoon start.

Winning Team: Ed Mays, Dave Hickok, Jeff Sedlack, Russ Yeager

Second Place Team: Don Vock, Jim Hipp, Craig Christensen, Tim Healy

February events included an Ace of Aces Qualifier, the three-day A-1 Golf Carts Club Championship, and a 2-Man Pick Your Partner team competition.