Mens’ Niners (2/15/2019)

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  • Stan Augustine

Ten players turned out on January 21st to play with Ron Bickert’s 29.5 winning sweeps, followed by Stan Augustine’s 32.5 and Neil Huber at 33. Otis Brinkley and Phil Sapp each carded net l34’s.. Nine teams of two players each played a 2-Man Shamble on January 28th. First place team of Rich Silvas and Art Boot netted a combined 58, followed by Al Bentham and Don Schulte at 59.5. Third place team of Jack Robinson and Charlie Perotti finished at 61, and Ron Bickert and David Beach got fourth place honors at 62.5. Jack Robinson was Closest to Pin (#8) at 20’3” with Wayne Mickaelian (23’2”) and John Derby (31’3”) second and third closest.

The Men’s Niners Annual Section Luncheon held on January 21 at the Quail Inn was attended by 21 members. A power point recap of 2018 play was presented. Twenty-seven different players won first place honors over the year, but Bill Wellman won most first place awards with seven. Eighteen different players won closest to pin (#8), but Stan Augustine had closest to pin at 2’ 7”. Rodi Martinelli was most improved, dropping his handicap by 6 strokes. A review of the new 2019 NCGA playing rules were shared and discussed, and the 2019 new officers were elected: Captain Stan Augustine; Tony D’Agosta Assistant Captain; Dan Levin Secretary/Treasurer; Ron Bickert Eclectic coordinator; and, David Beach handicap chairman.

Come join us. Email: stanaugustine@icloud.com for more information and try it out one day, then decide.

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