Members of the Men’s IronOaks Nine Hole Golf Association, the Niners, gather on the patio of the Oakwood clubhouse after enjoying a fantastic lunch (photo by league photographer Bruce McCorkle).
Jim Wegman, Publicity
The golfers attended the annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on March 24 and also celebrated the 19th anniversary of the league.
With much sadness I must announce the passing of our friend and fellow Niner, Tom Murray. Tom joined in 2002 and played a lot of rounds with the league. To Rose, Tom’s wife, and the Murray family, we offer our sincere condolences on Tom’s passing.
The annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon was a success thanks to the planning of Vice President Joe Sigillo and the guys who worked our 50/50 raffle: the Jims, Janowski and Theobald. Speaking of success stories, here are the 2016 League Champions: Flt. A: Bill Flinn, Flt. B: Mike Osborn, Flt. C: Bill Becker and the annual Awards for 2015-2016 – Most Rounds Played: 1st Mike Stegina, 2nd Jerry Richards, 3rd Bob Deken; Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: (T) 1st Ed Allen, Jim Wegman, Bill Whitely, (T) 2nd Jim Broich, Dennis Fisher, Jerry Vickery, (T) 3rd Bob Deken, Bill Flinn, Larry Johnson; Most Chits Won: 1st Jerry Richards, 2nd Mike Stegina and (T) 3rd Bob Deken, Jordy Primack; Most Improved Golfers: 1st Jim Wegman, 2nd Bill Whitely (T), 3rd Dave Peters, Dennis Fisher.
3/03. Low Gross Palms – Flt. A: 1st Bruce McCorkle, 2nd Ed Allen, 3rd Jerry Richards; Flt. B: (tie) 1st Jim Wegman and Bob Hiller, 2nd Paul Bopko, 3rd (tie) Jordy Primack and Richard Nelson; Flt. C: 1st Joe Klouda, 2nd (tie) Bob Deken and Dennis Clark, 3rd Jim Theobald; Closest-to-the Pin Honors: No. 4 Jerry Richards, No. 7 Bill Lacey
3/10. Low Gross Sonoran -Flt. A: 1st John Walker, 2nd Bruce McCorkle, 3rd Al Metz; Flt. B: 1st Warren McCurdy, 2nd Jim Wegman, 3rd Jack Cook; Flt. C: 1st Joe Lombardo, 2nd (tie) Joe Klouda, Bill Bartoo and Doug Baker, 3rd (tie) Bob Deken and Renny Vowell; Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 3 Bob Hiller, No. 8 Dave Bauer. Today’s round closes the 2016 Ringers Tournament; thanks to all participants and congratulations to the winners.
3/17. Net Score Lakes – Today was the Hamilton High Boy’s Golf Team fund raising event hosted by the Niners. Special thanks to the Pro Shop staff and to David Mork for arranging the day’s play; $1317 was raised for the team. Well done, Niners. Flt. A: 1st Ron Betti, 2nd (tie) Al Metz, Jerry Richards and Jim Wegman, 3rd John Walker; Flt. B: 1st Bill Lacey, 2nd (tie) Bill Slattery, Jim Theobald, Tom Thibodeau and Lynn Thompson, 3rd Paul Bopko; Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 2 Ron Betti
3/24. Best Balls One Gross, One Net Palms – 1st (tie) Ron Betti, Mike Goodyear, Joe Klouda, Bill Slattery, Bruce Henderson, Mark Moberg, Larry Stadler, Greg Sutton, Bruce McCorkle, Gerry Regan, Bill Bartoo and Bill Becker; Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 4 Dave Bauer, No. 7 Ron Betti
3/31. Cha-Cha-Cha Sonoran – 1st Marvin Carmickle, Pat O’Connell, Mark Moberg and Bill Slattery, 2nd Larry Johnson, Bill Whitely and Bob Deken,(T) 3rd Ed Allen, Jack Cook, Bob Hiller, Joe Lombardo and Bill Bartoo, Paul Bopko, Jerry Richards and Tom Thibodeau; Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 3 Jerry Richards, No. 8 Larry Johnson