Dan Strafalace, MOGA president (left), receives the Ryder Cup Trophy from Bob Clark, IMGA president.

MOGA Wins the Ryder Cup! The top MOGA (Men’s Oakwood Golf Association) winners were Dan Bogaard, Kevin Goodwin, Tim Cooper, Pat Wilson, Ron Rogers, Dan Kiska, Richard Engler, Mark Palmatier, Randy Moe, Rodger Brandt, Eddie Cauffman, Leroy Hall, Jim Ray, Brian Thornton, William Knack, Michael Krol, Tom Kiste, Steve Toon, and Gary Hansen.

Oakwood Shootout: Mark Nilsen, our new tournament chair, has scheduled an Oakwood Shootout for the first Thursday of every month. It will be a flighted, low net game where the first-place member of each flight qualifies for a final “Shootout” tournament on Dec. 7. Sounds like fun!

PS: Thanks to Dan Muth for doing an outstanding job as tournament chair for the past five years!

Hole-in-One! According to the PGA, the odds of an average golfer making a hole-in-one are 12,500 to 1. Randy Moe beat the odds on Nov. 17 on Palms number 4! Congratulations, Randy!

Coming Soon:

Oakwood Shootout: Jan. 5

Member/Member: Jan. 19

Presidents Cup: Feb 2, 9, and 16

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New Website: Fred Smith, MOGA webmaster, has done an amazing job redesigning the MOGA website. With 6,260 page views in November, it has been well received. Fred has invested a lot of time and used his creative skills to our benefit. Please thank him when you next see him.

First-Place Winners in Their Flight:

Nov. 17: Richard Engler, Ron Rogers, Tom Tucker, Ronald Wagener, Larry Gagnon, Keith Landry, Joe Reitano, Mark Starley, Gary Hodges, Ward Stone, Alan Gibbs

Nov. 24: Lee Smith, Bruce Koehler, Bob Love, Eddie Cauffman, Ted Osborne

Dec. 1: Bob Radisich, Dean Skaret, Gene Valenta, Daniel Strandberg, Morton Klein, Bill Dutoit

Dec. 8: Joe Reitano, William Lewis, Russ Rupiper, Eddie Cauffman, Charles Fields, Rex Bunkley

Tee Time Change: Tee times will be at 10 a.m. for the month of January. There will be no afternoon play due to the possibility of frost delays.

Revised Constitution: A special meeting will be held at the Jan. 19 Member/Member tournament to vote on the revised MOGA constitution.

Summer Play: Summer PM play will continue in 2023 with the players being included in the AM flight results.

Join MOGA: MOGA has events every Thursday for players of every level. Join today and meet some new friends. See the MOGA website