Summerfield men's golf happenings
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Chapman #4: Play Monday, Aug. 2. Fall Match Play: Signup Aug. 4 through Aug. 25 and start play on Sept. 1. Chapman #5: Signup, Aug. 2 through Aug. 24 and play Aug. 30. Wakefield Scramble: Signup Aug. 25 through Sept. 15 and play Sept. 22 and 24.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND CONGRATULATIONS: Dick Hiller had two birdies and celebrated his 89th birthday on the same day. Way to go.
JUNE 28 CHAPMAN: Due to mistreatment by the weather, with temps that could almost melt a golf ball, the Chapman was postponed until July 12. The results missed press time and will be reported next month.
SPRING HANDICAP RESULTS (Top 4): A total of 62 golfers played in 3 flights with payouts going to 32 players. Scores were close and competitive. A Flight: 1st, John Clifford; 2nd, Larry Comstock; 3rd, Mel Scott;. 4th Del Jordan. B Flight: 1st, Kent Nelson; Tie for 2nd, Gene Chandlee and Bill Kuyper; Tie for 4th, Dan O'Brien and Art Schmidt. C Flight: Tie, 1st Dudley Strain and Craig Currie; 3rd, Walley Hadden; 4th, Anthony Stephano. KP Winners by Handicap: 0 – 9, Buzz Smith on #2. 0. 10 Gary Heintz on #18. 10 -13 Kent Nelson on #7. 10 – 13 Larry Launder on #16. 13+ Wally Hadden on #7. 14+ Rob Casey on #11.
ROB'S BEST 3 OF 5: A Flight: 1st, Dick Hiller; Tie for 2nd, Buzz Smith and John Clifford. B Flight: 1st, Gene Chandlee; 2nd, Dan Coughlin; Tie 3rd, Jack Endicott and Larry Launder. C Flight 1st: Jim Thielke; Tie for 2nd, Craig Currie and John Kammann.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: Rafael Palacios, Fred Prosser and Donald Swygard.
SLANG IS PART OF THE GAME: To some, golf terms are like a foreign language. Here are a few translations that may help: Barkie: A bet won by a golfer who makes par on a hole after his golf ball hit a tree. Buzzard: A double bogey. Fizzo: When you are still out after your first putt. A Tolstoy: A putt that's hard to read. Chicken Stick: A play-it-safe club. Wall Street: The bailout area on a hole, i.e., the drop area on #9. U.S.G.A.: What you say to a buddy who is reloading. It stand for "ugly shot, go again.
— Submitted by Ken Rose, Summerfiled Men's Golf Club
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