It was a strong week of tournament play on two of our area courses as we move into the busy summer months of July and August.
I have results of three events, a plethora of golf clinics and Juniors taking the spotlight.
Dalton Ranch Golf Club, which is looking spectacular with these early monsoonal waves of recent moisture, held two annual events last week: The Columbine Classic, a premier ladies event; and The Choker.
Aimee Fladt, Laurie Simmons, Paula Okun and Shelly Earl took top honors in the Championship Flight of the Columbine Classic. Second gross went to the team of Barbara Staley, Cindy Bryniarski, Linda Akins and Sandie Gates.
Low net was Carol Treat, Kerri Smoak, Mary Hawkins and Sue Ries, with Daphne D'Agostino, June Lowrey, Patty Crigler and Teresa Ross second net.
First Flight low gross honors went to Barbara Lorenzini, Fran Rusk, Marilyn French and Patti Lane.
Low net was captured by Cindy Simpson, Kathy Giordano, Kay McKee and Leslie Fluharty. Dolly Turner, Lindy Allenbaugh, Sally Miller and Sheri Scarafiotti were second net, while Cathy Malone, Edie Reafearn-Moore, Kerry Allgood and Midge Cron came in third net.
Claudia Patterson, Jill Rickelman, Marilyn Anderson and Mary Butler topped the Second Flight low gross standings.
Debbie Wright and her teammates Julia Hall, Laurie Truax and Mary Mascaro finished low net. Gail Aalund, Jan Fleming, Linda Crowther and Susan Voorhees came in second net, while the team of KC Pfafman, Nanine Reynolds, Sandy Blaisdell and Sandy Elliott rounded out the place winners at third net.
The Miller team of Mark, Kim, Mason and Morgan captured top honors with a score of 133 in The Choker on Saturday. Jeff Grigsby, Jeff Markel, Adrian Morse and Charlie Peterson came in second with a score of 135. Chuck Kuehn, Doug Sitter, Phil Patterson and Mark Wagner tied David Ganevsky, Mark Hill, Pete Guerra and David Gustine with scores of 136 for third place. The Draw Team was comprised of Jim Hollingsworth, Greg Walsh, Brad Caskey and John Betka.
The Hillcrest Golf Club held the Waste Corporation of America Pink Ball Challenge on Sunday, and the team of Cody Civiletto, Devon Pierce, Ted Olsen and Reid Francis captured the First Flight with a score of 116. Gavin Lyons was joined by Justin Lyons, Paul Herz and Paul McGurr to come in second at 121. Jason Williams, Andy Peterson, Don Cumm and Dan Zalbowitz scored a 124 for third.
The Gaughan contingent of Patrick, Mark, Michael and Sarah captured the Second Flight honors with a 128, while right behind at 129 was Team Miller - Mark, Morgan, Megan and Kim. Third place went to Dan Hedrick, Dru English, Don and Louie Esquibel with a score of 131.
The Hillcrest Adult/Junior Tournament, presented by Paul Cahill, will be played this Sunday. Flighted tee times begin at 1 p.m. Check with the pro shop for sign-up and pairings information.
The first of three single-session Adult Clinics will begin July 7 at Hillcrest. The other two single sessions will be July 21 and July 28. The cost is $20 per person/per clinic. Check with the pro shop for the sign-up sheet.