Cottonwood Men’s Golf Association’s July Activities

Buddy Meola

The month of July started with the Ace of Aces qualifier on July 2. The low gross and low net in each flight qualified for the Ace of Aces Tournament to be played in early 2023.

Flight A: Low Gross Lowell Hargrove, Low Net Bob Fish

Flight B: Low Gross Martin Oerter, Low Net Neal Lordos

Flight C: Low Gross Don Cerimeli, Low Net Bob Reider

Flight D: Low Gross Stan Mohoric, Low Net Bob Kaczmarek

Flight E: Low Gross Robert Schrote, Low Net (tie) Paco Venegas and Scott Johnson

The July 9 competition was a flighted match play format that had 38 participants. The opponents were evenly matched, and the after-match party contained some friendly banter between the competitors.

The July 16 event was an ABCD team competition using a Cha Cha Cha format. This format requires use of the net score of the hole by the teammate assigned that hole.

First-Place Team: Martin Oerter, Timothy Mandt, John Ladd, Doug Friesen

Second-Place Team: Lowell Hargrove, Bob Reider, Dan Paxton, Paco Venegas

Third-Place Team: Mark Nilsen, Bob Kish, Craig Christensen, Robert Schrote

Fourth-Place Team: Robert Fish, Martin Lopez, Bob Kaczmarek, Jim Govea

The July 23 event was canceled due to weather, but a flighted Individual Low Gross/Low Net competition was held on July 30.

Blue Flight 1: Low Gross Steven Bennett, Second Low Gross Pat Conry, Low Net Martin Oerter, Second Low Net Mark Nilsen

Blue Flight 2: Low Gross Robert Fish, Second Low Gross Ron Resop, Low Net (tie) Thomas Bersano and Don Vock

White Flight 1: Low Gross Don Cerimeli, Second Low Gross William Moore, Low Net Robert Mifflin, Second Low Net James Grube

White Flight 2: Low Gross Bob Schaedel, Second Low Gross Ron Sarnicki and Garrett Bertsch, Low Net Bob Kaczmarek and Rick Miller

Green Flight: Low Gross Terence Cronin, Low Net Ray Osborne

August events included the Ace of Aces Qualifier, a two-man pick your partner team gross and net score challenge, an A/D versus B/C with teams chosen by the Pro Shop, and an ABCD ladder competition.