I stepped out onto my porch earlier this week and saw the opening touches of fall hitting my ash trees – the red and yellow colors have come out of hiding, and the dark red scrub oak are not far behind; I knew then it was getting close to wrapping things up for the season.
Dalton Ranch Golf Club
The inaugural Dalton Cup, Sept. 10:
1. Red Team – Iiona Cofman, Diane Curtis, Cathy Gaskell, JM Jones, Claudia Patterson, Carol Riggs, Kerry Smoak and Nancy West, 40.
2. White Team – Amy Brunvand, Marlene Gebhardt, Bonnie Johnson, Patti Lane, Nannine Reynolds, Jill Rickleman, Fran Rusk and Diane Smith, 32.
Hillcrest Golf Club
The Directory Plus Fall Classic/2 Person Best Ball, Sept. 13-14:
1. Mick McDermott and Ross McDermott, low gross.
T2. Jake Brown and Tyler Coates; Matt Gerber and Will Herz.
4. Jeff Madeen and Russ Pool.
1. Michael Howe and Dennis Price, low net.
2. David March and Mickey Walsh.
3. Ray Sigwart and Skip Vaughn.
T4. Mike Carney and Steve Pease; Ryan Cleveland and Whitey Powers.
1. Russ Monell and Bob Therrell, low gross.
2. Gary Meredith and Steve Woolverton.
T3. Bob Drum and David Whatcott; Bob Giles and Ken Van Zee.
1. George Sheridan and Jo Warfield, low net.
2. John Ball and Brett Jameson.
3. Daphne D’Agostino and Ann Emigh.
4. Kevin Devine and Jim Howell.
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St. Columba Parish, Sept. 7:
1. Michael Albert Jr., Russell Jones, John Siegrist and Will Siegrist, 61.
T2. Mike Burns, Jim Hoffman, Nick Johnson and Mike Testa; Scott Brunvand, Jim Foltz, Doug Meamew and Chris Moore, 62.
4. Tom Dunne, Larry Gaughan, Mark Gaughan and Sarah Gaughan, 65.
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The Hillcrest Women’s Golf Association Beat the Pro (John Vickers, 66 for 18 holes) and Club Champion (Daphne D’Agostino, 33 for 9 holes), Sept. 1:
There were five twosomes that beat the 66, with Bev Ellis and Anna Wilson teaming for the lowest score of 58.
D’Agostino’s score held up for the 9-hole event.
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Hillcrest still has a few more events in the coming weeks, and now that the unofficial summer is over, tee times should be easier to obtain:
The inaugural Shootout on the Hill – a fundraiser for the Durango Area Youth Hockey Association – at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Dave Peterson Memorial 3 Clubs and a Putter Tournament will be held Sept. 27.
The Coldwell Banker Heritage House Realtors-Todd Sieger Shootout on Oct. 4.
Dave Bray has been covering the local golf scene for 33 years. He can be reached at email@example.com.