Jim Wegman, Publicity
The old saying goes like this: “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” It must be true, because the first league day in March was March 2, and it was washed out due to weather and course conditions from the previous night’s storms.
Winners: 3/9/23 Best Balls 1 Gross 1 Net Lakes. 1st Jim Campbell, Jerry Pederson, Jim Deleo, Ted Piotrowski; 2nd Terry Simmons, Mike Krol, Jim Johnson; 3rd Bill Pender, Mike Halleck, Paul Wilde; 4th (tie) Lloyd Schaeffer, Bill Stoutenberg, Bill Whitely, Steve Stumpff/Bob Clark, Tom Bleier, Dennis Clark/Jerry Richards, Tom Walker, Steve Moody; KPs: #2 Don Fayfar, John Schuler; #6 Jerry Vickery, Rod Rudzinski
3/16/23 Fewest Putts Palms. Flight 1: 1st Ed Anderson; 2nd Erich Tiepel; 3rd (tie) Lee Boudreaux, Terrill Simmons; 5th (tie) Ron Rudzinski, Lloyd Schaeffer; Flight B: 1st (tie) Dennis Martin, John Rolfe; 3rd Bill Stoutenberg; 4th Lou Blas; 5th (tie) Len Dolins, Jordy Primack; Flight 3: 1st Stan Posey; 2nd James Coughlin; 3rd Bob Deken; 4th (tie) John Schuler, Bill Whitely; 6th Jim Deleo; Flight 4: 1st Steve Touchstone; 2nd James Dawson; 3rd (tie) John Gaudioso, Bruce Vantine; 5th (3-way tie) Peter Gerdik, Ray Greenbush, Paul Wilde; KPs: #4 Stan Posey, Terrill Simmons; #7 Larry Munson, Terrill Simmons
3/23/23 Low Gross Sonoran. Today was the Hamilton High Men’s Golf Team Fundraiser, and the weather was great for the event. General Manager John Reyhons arranged a pizza and pop lunch for the golfers. Thank you, John. A tip of the old golf cap to David Mork for his great work as the main fundraiser for this event over the last nine years. Flight 1: 1st Erich Tiepel; 2nd Larry Johnson; 3rd Bob Gresen; 4th (3-way tie) Joe D’Amore, Jerry Richards, Ron Rudzinski; Flight 2: 1st Jerry Vickery; 2nd (tie) Mark Bernier, John Schuler; 4th Bill Flinn; Flight 3: 1st (tie) Nunzio Cusumano, Gaylord Lind; 3rd Bob Deken; 4th Jim Janowski; Flight 4: 1st (tie) Jim Dawson, Steve Stumpff; 3rd Peter Gerdik; 4th John Gaudioso; KPs: #3 Jim Dawson, Jerry Richards; #8 Joe D’Amore, Larry Swanson
3/30/23 Cha Cha Lakes. 1st Lloyd Schaeffer, John Schuler, Jim Coughlin; 2nd (tie) Larry Swanson, Bob Deken, Greg Gustafson/Jon Deiter, Jerry Vickery, Ted Piotrowski; 4th Larry Johnson, Bill Stoutenberg, Bill Whitely, Jim Theobald; 5th Erich Tiepel, Tom Bleier, Jim Deleo; KPs: #2 John Rolfe, Bill Stoutenberg; #6 Larry Munson, Erich Tiepel
Our last play day of March featured low temperatures, high winds, a few raindrops, and cloudy skies. It reminded me of Scotland in August.