Little Falls summer golf season.

Senior Thursday morning golf for those 50+ yearsold.

14 golfers toured the course Playing Scramble golf, each player had to use 2 of thier drive on the front nine and the back nine, all played from the red tees.

Jerry Cripps team of Dave Warren, Scottie Russell and Vern Herbert toured the course in 74 strokes good for a tie for first place.

Jean Lambert’s team also shot a 74 to share the weekly honors, Franco Calvelli, Ed Kennedy and Richard Lampi made up this team.

Wayne Thomas, Brent Johnson and Brian McCallum made up team three and the put up a score of 83 to take second place.

Ray Laquerre along with Ray Carlson and Allen Bruyerre took a total of 86 stroked to get around the course.

The course was damp so there was very little roll of the ball when it hit the ground, the greens showed some winter kill but for the most part were in good shape

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LaCopa Seniors Golf

laCopa seniors group

cottonwood golf course

A foggy morning greeted the LaCopa seniors mixed golf group as they assembled
at the golf course at Cottonwood country Club, for their regular Friday golf.
The weather was foggy and a bit of misty rain was falling at the ten o’clock tee time.

It Did not seem to bother the golfers much and the headed out onto the fairways.

The fairways and the greens are also in great shape and the greens are fast.

Twenty golfers took part and were looking forward to the days chalanges even thought a misty rain was falling,
it only lasted about 15 minutes.

the scores refected the conditions and were a bit above the average scores of the golfers.

from the luck of the draw, the red team turned in the lowest combined score of 146 and took the bragging wrights for the day.
Duane Miller shot a 37, Dan Lunnesman 34, Richard Recker 42 and Richard Lampi a 33.

Doug Mazur shot a 39, Keith Bess had the lowest round of the day with a 31 and a birdie on #3, Harry LaCore turned in a 39 and Jim Williams a 46.
The pink team score was 155, good for second place.

The Blue teams total was 156 for the day. Teresa Williams shot a 42, Gary Millar scored a 37 (matched his father’s 37) Jerry Pape turned in a 38 and Joyce Foy shot a 39 with a birdie on her first hole.

The foursome of David Andrews 41, Jo LaCore 40, Bev Gaudagnollo 41 and Sandra Olson 37, made up the Green Team, their total strokes for the day was 159.

The White team led by Tony Gaudagnollo who shot a 34 with a birdie on # 7, Merv Andrews, who had trouble adjusting to the short holes and had to chip back from behind the greens, shot a 38.


Nancy Ruhlow carded a 46 and Tracy Andrews scored a 45 to round out a team score of 163 for the day.

week three LaCopa league seniors mixed golf

Tony Gaudagnollo and his Wife Bev along with Richard Lampi made up the red team and teed off first at the Cottonwood golf course. the temperature was a nice pleasant 65 degree’s with partly sunny skies.

the players played regular golf, and to see who had the bragging rights for the week the total score from each team was used.

Tony shot a 40, Bev shot a 41 and Richard a 34 for a total of 115 strokes to get around the course, that was good for 3rd place.

The yellow team of Doug Mazur with a 40, Harry La Core shot a 37 and Keith Bess turned in a 35 for a team total of 112 strokes. that was good enough to take second place.

Dan Lunnesman took 34 stokes to make it around the course, Jo La Core turned in a 37 and Duane Miller scored a 37 and that added up to 108 strokes for the green team and the best score of the day.

even the nice weather and the happy attitude of the players did not produce a birdie on the day, but there was a hint of a golf club sailing through the air.

when the men are playing this what happens

Russ Desserre takes Kitchen Creek Senior Open after a 5 hole playoff.

The Rain delayed the start of Seniors open by  1 hour , after a storm soaked the course early Tuesday morning.

Some 70 golfers waited as the storm blew by, then the day turned nice for the rest of the day.

 

Russ Desserre teeing off on the fifth play -off hole after 18 holes left 3 players tied.

Gerry Hercum, Larry Beck and Russ all finished with score of 75.

 

Russ prevailed on the 5th extra hole and won the kitchen creek seniors open.

winter golf in the Rio Grande Valley

La Copa Inn league, mixed seniors golf 2018

the La Copa Inn, Seniors mixed golf league is played every Friday at 10 am tee time.

Play each week at the Cottonwood Country Club, 1001 S. Ed Carey Drive, Harlingen Texas

the first week of play saw only 7 golfers who were in the south to start the season. teams were made up by a draw of colored tees, red and white. only 9 holes are played.

Joyce Foy, Jim Williams and His wife Teresa and Kieth Bess made up team one and each player used their own score. Joyce 37, Jim 45, Teresa 39 and Keith shot a 34.

Team Two were Duane Miller, Dan Luensesman and Richard Lampi. Duane shot a 37 , Dan Matched him with a 37 and Richard turned in a 34, Richard recorded the only birdie on the day on the 95 yard #7.

Next week should see more golfers as they make their way south for the winter.

oldtimers scoring stats 1970-71

stats from a long time ago

1970-71        
Legion Vets goals assists points
Jacques Perron 9 11 20
Rolly Pare 13 6 19
Bill Mazurkewich 8 9 17
Keith Norman 9 2 11
Jerry Duhamel 5 4 9
Richard Lampi 3 2 5
Glen Lambkin 3 2 5
Max Beyak 4 1 5
Dave Alton 4 0 4
Reg White 3 0 3
Ron Bang 2 0 2
Clyde Riddel 1 0 1
Jim Koroscil 1 0 1
Louis Zucchiatti 1 0 1
Owen Boland 0 1 1
Jerry Zajak 0 1 1