The Christmas Goose Golf Tournament at Meadow Lakes Golf Course provided one last chance in 2021 to play golf, and at the same time was an opportunity to participate in charity.
The tournament, which was held on Dec. 4, Filled a giant Toys for Tots box, plus a little more.
The Chapman format tournament was won by Kerry Cowgill and Ken Johnson, who shot a two-under par round of 70. Finishing second in the A flight were Michael Jackson and Wink Jackson, who were one shot back with a round of 71. Jesse Heinly and Ryan Heck came away with third place in the A flight with an even par round of 72, while Ted Kennedy and Patrick Andrade were fourth with rounds of 73.
The B flight saw a tie for first place as Norman Mallonee and Scott Smyth finished with a seven-over par round of 79and the pair of Daron Hill and Jack Rutz shot identical rounds of 79. Finishing third in the B flight were Tom Hatch and Dewey Springer.
Jose Sanchez and Brandin Noland took first in the A flight net with a score of 62.7, while J.W. Miller and Dave Christian were second with a net score of 63.7. John Lanning and Paul Klotz tied with Steve Anderson and Kimmo Akerblom for third place in the A flight net with scores of 64.9.
Taking first in the B flight net were James Withers and Anthony Strand with a score of 56.3. Zuanne Neal and Kathy Lieser were second with a score of 60.8, while Peter Wallis and Rene Swift finished third at 64.3.
Jim Johnson won the closest to the pin contest on hole eight for the A flight with a distance of 10 feet 2 inches, while Todd O'Neal won the closest to the pin competition on the 13th hole with a distance of 18 feet.
In the B flight, Peter Wallis won closest to the pin on hole four with a distance of 11 feet eight inches, while Zuanne Neal was closest on the 17th hole with a distance of just two feet five inches.
Gross skins winners were Steve Spangler and Jim Johnson with a birdie on the 16th hole; Gabe Couch and Rob Bailey with an eagle on hole 12; Chris Kraft and Brian Cox with a Birdie on 10; Tony Ashcraft and Rick Fosburg with an eagle on the first hole; Jesse Heinly and Ryan Heck with a birdie on two; John Lanning and Paul Klotz with a hole in one on the fourth hole; Scott Boyer and Daniel Thompson with a birdie on eight; and James Withers and Anthony Strand with a birdie on nine.
Net skins were won by Zuanne Neal and Kathy Lieser with an eagle on 13 and a double eagle on 17; James Withers and Anthony Strand with an eagle on seven and a double eagle on nine; Steve Spangler and Jim Johnson with an eagle on 16; Chris Kraft and Brian Cox with an eagle on 10; Scott Boyer and Daniel Thompson with a net 1.8 on eight; Tony Ashcraft and Rick Fosburg with a double eagle on the first hole; Peter Wallis and Rene Swift with an eagle on 11; and Tom Hatch and Dewey Springer with an eagle on five. Each gross skin earned $23, while those with two net skins earned $37 and single net skins were worth $18.
Closest to the pin winners won golf balls.
The next tournament on the schedule is not until Jan. 8, 2022 when Meadow Lakes hosts the New Year Scramble.
The two-person, 18-hole tournament starts with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Cost to enter is $65 with a cart or $55 walking. Members and pros can enter for $30.
To enter, contact Meadow Lakes.
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