Golf in Texas Dec 30th 2016

The La Copa Group Winter golf has started today.

 With  those  who play in the  La Copa group golf league arriving in larger numbers, the players got together at the Cottonwood golf course and played their first round of golf on Dec 30th.

The weather was mostly sunny with a few clouds and the temperature about 65 degrees and a light breeze blowing.

Kieth Bess , Joyce Foy and Richard Lampi from the La Copa were joined by Jim and Teresa Williams to play golf.

Keith had the lowest score of the day when he shot a 32,  Jim had the only birdie of the day. He got that on the number seven which plays 95 yards.

Joyce and Richard both had 35s and Jim shot a 38.

The fairways and the greens are in good shape, the canal that runs through the middle of the course claimed a couple  of balls during the days play.

Missing this year will be Sid Bina from North Dakota, George and Betty Coulson along with Gary and Helen Cook, from North western Ontario.

 

Week 2, Seniors golf

Vern Herbert Tee off on # 7 2

Week two of the seniors golf season

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.

 

seniors golf season begins

Senior men’s golf 2016

May 19th

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 Bina’s Ace and the rest of his round

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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.

Congratulations Sid

Who showes up to golf

who showes up to golf

It seems, in golf that each golfer has two persona’s, one that is a good golfer and the other is

the evil twin.

On any given day, we do not know which person will show up when we go golfing. Todays golf at Cottonwood

George Coulson, Sid Bina, Don Reisberg and Richard Lampi, teed off # 1.

George and Sid hit to the left side if the green, Richard to the right. Don hit the green and was left with a 15 footer
which he drained for a Birdie, a great way to start the game.

On # 2 Don’s Evil twin showed up and for the next two holes, he hung around resulting in a 5 and a 6. Then he was gone and Don played

good golf for the rest of the round, adding another Birdie on #7, for a 31

George matched Don’s Birdie with one of his own on #7, with Sid and Richard with pars on that hole.

Sid shot steady golf all day and finished with a 33. Richard stayed out of the water for a change and shot a 32.

George’s evil twin kept on comming back to visit him which resulted in a score of 37.

Judy Bess was out in front of us and Arthur Barnett played with her from hole # 2.

As we were finishing our round Howard and Dianne Stewart were starting thier round, hope they had a good round.