The weather looked like the rain would start at any time but 10 hardy golfers braved the cooler temperatures to play 18 holes of golf.
the format for the day was best ball , with the teams chosen by their handicap factor . The teams were scored on the team net score.
team 1 ,Vern Herbert , Jean Lambert and Ed Kennedy with a combined handicap of 54.
Team 2, Brian Mcleod, George Coulson and Vern Craven with a combined handicap of 69.
Team 3 , Wayne Thomas, Gary Ladoceur, Richard Lampi and Allan Bruyere with a combined handicap of 77.
Team 3 turning in a round of 68 with 5 birdies and only one bogie for a low net score of 9.
Team 2 shot an 81 and came in second with a net score of 12.
Team 1 had 3 birdies and an eagle for a round of 70. thier net score was 16,good for third place.
The eagle scored by team 1 on the 10th hole and was the first this year in seniors golf.
Jean Lambert chipped in from about 60 yards out for a great eagle, congrats to the # 1 team of Ed Kennedy, Vern Herbert and Jean Lambert.
Next Seniors golf is on thursday June 2, see you there.
the new season stated off with 15 senior golfers, ( if you are 50 years old you can play seniors golf on Thursday morning)
The seniors were greeted with a nice sunny morning , Greens in good shape and dry hard fairways, for this time of the year.
All the players names were put in a hat and drawn to make up the teams.
they played best ball and each player had to use his drive at least 2 times for each nine holes.
all players played from the red tees.
the team of Ron(Rudy) Speck, Jean Lambert and Vern Herbert shot a 71 with 3 birdies and 2 Boggies.
Rudy Played a lot of golf during the winter in texas and it showed as he led his team to the best score of the day.
Ted McLeod, Allan(Spud) Bruyere and Ray Laquerre turned in a score of 72 to capture the # 2 spot on the day.
Vern Craven, Pete Barna and Jerry Cripps shot a 73 to wrap up third place on the day.
Ed Kennedy, Brian McLeod and Eli Kempf had a score of 77 as did the team of Brian McCallum, Richard Lampi and George Coulson.
Sid started his epic round from the first tee, his shot hit the fairway in front of the green and the ball slowly rolled onto the green and right into the cup. Don Reisberg, Joyce Foy and George Coulson watched this from the tee.
with this excitement George and Don each shot a four and Joyce scored a 5 on the first hole.
On the second hole Sid was all pumped up and hit a couple of wayward shots and took a 5 on the hole, Joyce parred the hole and George and Don shot 4s.
Sid recovered with a par on # 3, along with George and Don Joyce took a 5.
On # 4 Sid hit the green and birdied the hole, Don parred the hole and Joyce and George each shot 4.
hole # 5 plays long, you have to hit across a canal onto a small green, George likes this hole and parred it. Don and Sid had 4s and Joyce took a 5.
#6 is 170 yards long, Don, Sid and Joyce took 4 and George recorded a 5 on this hole.
Don Led the way on the seventh hole with a birdie, George and Joyce shot a pair of three’s and Sid took a four count.
on the 200 yard eight hole George shot a par Don a 4, Joyce a 5 and Sid took a six.
# 9 is a 125 yarder which Joyce shot a 5, Sid and George took 4s and Don parred the hole to finish his round with a 33 which tied him with George and Sid.
Joyce took 5 strokes on this hole to finished her round with a 38.
It was a great day for the golfers to see a hole in one.