Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association July Results

Buddy Meola

July 1 was the monthly Ace of Aces Qualifier with the low gross and low net scores qualifying. All of the qualifiers will play in the Ace of Aces Tournament later this year.

Blue Flight: Low Gross Gary Broadbent, Low Net Orlando Orta

White Flight 1: Low Gross William Moore, Low Net Mark Lynne

White Flight 2: Low Gross Jim Govea, Low Net Mike Rufert

Green Flight: Low Gross Robert Schrote, Low Net Ron Hance

On July 8, 42 players competed in 21 matches based on handicaps. Only two matches ended in ties, but most matches were very close.

On July 15, 11 four-man teams played an ABCD Low Gross/Low Net Ladder event. Each team used two low gross scores from each hole, with one score from the player assigned that particular hole. Each team has a formulated team handicap for their low net score.

First Low Gross Team: Steve Lowe, Bob Mifflin, Jeff Sedlack, Dennis Madigan

Second Low Gross Team: Orlando Orta, Bob Kish, Stan Gross, Al Grefsheim

First Low Net Team: Tim Mandt, Tom Bursano, Don Goodwin, David Marcus

Second Low Net Team: Jim Rumpler, Jim Lightfoot, Bill Score, and Blind Draw

Due to Cottonwood course closure on July 22, a CMGA and PVGA four-man team event was played at Palo Verde Golf Course. The event was a team 1 net best ball.

First Place Team: Scott Rogers, Dan Paxton, Cliff Joyes, Phil Hollevoet

Second Place Team: Steve Bennett, Gary Whiting, Rick Nelson, Richard Hair

Third Place Team: Ron Resop, Lee Hood, Bud Murray, Bob Torres

July 29 was an ABCD team event with a Stableford scoring system used. Teams received one point for a bogey, two points for a par, three points for a birdie, four points for an eagle, five points for an albatross, and six points for a condor.

Winning Team: Martin Oerter, Scott Crouch, Vic DeGrande, Herbye White

Second Place Team: David Platt, Pat Pennington, Jim Govea, Donald Goodwin

Third Place Team: Lowell Hargrove, Doug Friesen, Garrett Bertsch, Al Grefsheim

August events included the Ace of Aces Qualifier, a pick your partner two-man team 1 gross and 1 net team score, an A&D versus B&C team best ball score, an individual combo score with the Pro Shop picking two par 3, two par 5, and five par 4 scores to be used.