Flight 1 winner again the Golden Lad Rusty Silverman at 65 net. 2nd goes to Tom Hebert at a tie 66 net with Mike Roether. Mike got third on the scorecard playoff. Phil Weidemann takes the Atta Boy at 67 net. Flight 2 first place goes to Neal Fisel tied at 65 net with Doug Rankin. Doug took 2nd on the scorecard playoff. Third place goes to Rich Golz at net 67, with Fred Baldwin getting the Atta Boy at 68 net. Well done gentlemen.
Next, up for VGA, Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Union Hills 7:30 AM $35.00.
Today the front 9 Blue course looking like they were mowing hay and the bailers hadn’t shown up. Not the usual Octotillo fair that’s for sure. But its that time of year. Rich Golz my cart partner showed me the way but I could not imitate it. I mean banging 40 foot or more putts from off the green, please Rich. He ended up tied at 67 net with George Kowalchik who came in second on the scorecard playoff. Rusty Silverman took third at 69 net and Tim Haight took the Atta Boy at 70 net.
Next up for VGA, Saturday, September 29, 2018, 500 Club (+) 7:30 AM $50.00
Mike Roether wins the flight 1 players division with a 65 net. Nice work for Mike. Ron Amstutz takes second place at 66 net. Rusty the Golden Lad from PV takes third place with a 67 net tied with Ben Hughes also at 67 net. Ben took the Atta Boy on a scorecard playoff. The second Flight winner was again the Little Giant Ron Gundersen with a 65 net. Tom Hebert took 2nd place with a 67 net. Eddie Litte took at 3rd place with a 70 net. Eugene Disque and Dennis Haigwood took home the Atta Boy tied at 71 par.
Rich Golz wins at Arrowhead today with a 65 net. Excellent work Rich. 2nd place goes to Alan Arndt in a tie with George Kowalchik at net 69. George got 3rd on the scorecard playoff. Ken Slagle accepts the Atta Boy.
Wow George Kowalchik and The Dean of VGA, Gordon Lukert tied at 63 nets. Great scores guys. George took first and Gordon took second on the scorecard playoff. Tom Willis the snake wrangler took third at 65 net. Well played Tom. Tom had 3 Birds today. Three way tie for Atta Boy today, Doug Rankin, Steve Richter and Neal Fisel share the coveted title today at 66 nets.
Winners today at Rancho Manana in 1st place the “Little Giant and down the middle” Ron Gunderson with 63 net. Well done Ron. 2nd place goes to Doug Rankin also at 63 net Ron won it on a scorecard playoff. Hard to believe the 2nd place with a 63 eh? Right in there for 3rd place Rich Golz at 64 net. There he is again, John Euler with another Atta Boy at 65 net. Sorry, John.
Next up for VGA, 2018 VGA Club Championship a two-day event, Saturday, September 8, 2018, Los Caballeros (2) 8:00 AM $59.00 + Club Championship Play and Sunday, September 9 at Wickenburg Ranch 8 am for $59 for the day two Club Championship Play.
2018 VGA Club Championship and how it is going work and play.
The Club Championship is a two-day stroke play tournament usually held near the end of the year. For the recent past, the Club Championship has been run in conjunction with two consecutive VGA Saturday tournaments. This time it will be a Saturday event which will be the usual VGA event and the first round of the 2018 VGA Club Championship and the next day for Round 2 of the Championship round. Just enter the Championship event if you wish to play in it, pay the $10 entry one time and you are all set. Those that do not desire or are not eligible to be in the Championship will enter the regular event as usual. Members should sign up before September 1 in order to be sure to be in the field. After that, guests may play and take a members spot. Spaces for tee times are limited by the Course and our arrangement with them. The Club Championship is scheduled for the weekend of September 8 and 9. The first round will be at Los Caballeros (including a $10 food credit) and the second round at Wickenburg Ranch. VGA members with a minimum of ten rounds played in VGA events are eligible. The starting time for each day is 8:00 and the greens fees are $50 for Los Caballeros and $59 for Wickenburg Ranch. The tournament will consist of two or three net flights based on the number of participants. Each flight will consist of about ten players. If there are two flights in the tournament, then the first four places in each flight will award prize money. If there are three flights, then the first three places in each flight will be awarded prize money. The prize money amounts will be $200 for first place, $150 for the second, $100 for third, and, if needed, $75 for the fourth place let’s have a great turnout! Make your plans to attend now! Players that are not eligible for the tournament are welcome to play as well. Schedule for 2018 for the 2018 Club Championship below.
Saturday, September 8, 2018, Los Caballeros (2) 8:00 AM $59.00 + Club Championship Play and Sunday, September 9 at Wickenburg Ranch 8 am for $59 for the day two Club Championship Play.
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