Jim Wegman, Publicity
Well, gentlemen, the summer is over. We are entering the fall, the IronOaks golf courses are entering the overseeding period and some of our winter visitors have already returned from their summer homes. We can expect some cooler mornings and more members signing up to play.
Golf Equipment Demo Day. Want to see the newest gear, clothes and golf accessories? Want to cash in some of those chits for new gear? Plan to attend the IronOaks Demo day at the Oakwood range, November 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2: 00 p.m.
Winners 9/6/18 Best Balls One Gross One Net Palms. 1st Lee Boudreaux, Don Lewis, Bob Deken, Renny Vowell; 2nd (tie) Bill Pender, Jim Deleo, Mike Stewart and Bob Clark, Larry Burke, Bruce Henderson Bill Bartoo; 4th Ed Anderson, Larry Swanson, Larry Stadler, Rich Funk; 5th Jerry Richards, Murray Luther, Jordy Primack. Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 4 Bruce Henderson, No. 7 Bill Pender
9/13/18 2 Best Net Balls Sonoran. 1st Jerry Richards, Jerry Vickery, Bill Whitely, Rich Funk; 2nd (tie) Lloyd Schaeffer, Larry Swanson, Jim Deleo and Frank Pender, Tom Bleier, Paul Bobko, Len Dolins; 4th Ron Betti, Jim Janowski, Bruce Henderson; 5th Bob Clark, Bob Pender, Murray Luther, Jordy Primack. Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 3 Lloyd Schaeffer, No. 8 Ron Betti
9/20/18 Best Balls Par 3-4-5 Palms. 1st Tom Bleier, Pete Stein, Renny Vowell, Gary Nessel; 2nd Lloyd Schaeffer, Jim Janowski, Mike Stegina, John Gaudioso; 3rd Bob Clark, Norm Noble, Peter Gerdik; 4th Jerry Vickery, Jim Deleo, Larry Burke, Jim Johnson; 5th Frank Pender, Bob Deken, Tom Thibodeau. Closest-to-the-Pin Honors: No. 2 Jim Wegman, No. 6 Jerry Richards
Niners Golf During the Overseed Period. Ironwood Golf Course, Palms course and all IronOaks practice facilities will be closed from September 24 until October 15, 2018. From September 15 to November 4, 2018, Oakwood’s Lakes and Sonoran courses will be closed. Niners play days September 27, October 4 and October 11, 2018, are cancelled. Niners play will resume on the Palms course on Thursday, October 18, 2018, with a Scramble format on the Palms, cart path only. The scramble format will continue on the Palms for October 25 and November 1, 2018, cart path only. Our regular game and course rotation will resume on November 8, 2018.
Those of you who are not signed up for the online version of the Golf Connection can read it in “The Pulse,” available at the Oakwood clubhouse. Our course Superintendent Ross Buckendahl provides a great deal of information and explains the procedures and methods of caring for the IronOaks golf courses. Director of Golf Operations Eddy Renio keeps us up-to-date with golf activities and news.
Correction: The October edition of the Splash newspaper features the Niners Results for August. Unfortunately, through a dating system error, the column appearing was from August, 2017. Please accept my apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.