Nothing like a change in format to jazz up the top of the 2018 golf season.

The Montgomery Golf Affiliation held a scramble at Capitol Hill on Nov. 26 and 66 members participated.

The four-person group of Rodney Clark, Richard Weishaupt, Seaborn Kennamer and Billy McPherson mixed for a 62 to take first place by one shot over two different groups.

The foursome of Lee Lengthy, Carlos Kimbrough, Tom Baxter and Joe Madison fired a 62, as did the group of Rick Keaton, Gerald Donaldson, Frank Humphrey and Scott Sutton.

Fourth place, at 65, went to the group of Nicky Grimes, Tom Watson and Johnny Hassett.

Closest-to-the-pin winners had been Larry Cornwell (No. 2), Joe Howard (No. 7), Ralph Rucker (No. 13) and Hugh Garrett (No. 16).

MGA returned to dogfight motion at Lagoon this previous Thursday, and 49 performed. The profitable group of Nicky Grimes, John Robinson, Bruce Bloomquist and Don Hardegree completed at even.

In second at minus-5 was the group of Steve Autrey, Mack Hataway, Ronald Martin and Ed Collier. Third, at minus-8, went to the foursome of Frank Humphrey, Dixie Robinson, Paul Bowlin and John Williams.

Most over was Rick Keaton at plus-7.

Earlier, on Monday, Nov. 19, MGA performed a dogfight at Wynlakes, and the group of Frank Guidas. Woody Wordlawy, Wayne Dees and Don Reid took first with a minus-3; 46 performed.

In second at minus-6 was the group of Nicky Grimes, Bruce Bloomquist, Del Goebel and Ronald Martin. Third, at minus-14, was the foursome of Ralph Rucker, John Robinson, Tom Baxter and Harold Williams. Williams additionally was most over at plus-7.

MGA performs Thursday at Arrowhead; Monday, Dec. 10, at Prattville Nation Membership; and Thursday, Dec. 20, at The Pines in Millbrook.


• Nita Caviness, at plus-5, received the ladies’s metropolis dogfight at Cypress Tree on Thursday. Carolyn Dent was subsequent at plus-4, adopted by Okay.C. Borgman at plus-1.

Play this Thursday can be at The Pines in Millbrook, adopted on Dec. 13 with a dogfight at Cottonwood. Winter tee time is from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

• The climate has been profitable throughout current Central Alabama Golf Affiliation (CAGA) dogfights. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, solely 12 gamers confirmed up on a uncooked, blustery day at Cottonwood. Mike Scanlon was the one participant within the plus column with plus-4. Bobby Pruit was second at minus-1 and Henry Noell was third at minus-2.

On Monday, Nov. 19, the Choose dominated. CAGA had 89 gamers on The Choose course at Robert Trent Jones Capitol Hill in Prattville, and solely three made it into the plus column, with quite a few gamers as little as minus-20.

The group of Sarah Vandervoort, Sam Lett, Mack Hataway and David Campbell took first-place honors at minus-5. That is the primary time in CAGA historical past that each one groups had been within the minus column.

Second place, at minus-7, went to the group of Ed Garrison, Jerry Bennett, AJ Jones and Alan Hackel.

John Bradford, Gary Jordan, Lyndol Williamson and Mark O’Connor mixed for a minus-16 for third place. Bradford additionally took most-over honors with an incredible plus-10.

CAGA performs Thursday at Prattville Nation Membership, and closes out the season on Dec. 17 at Grand Nationwide in Opelika. The 2019 schedule will quickly be out there at  gamers can even contact the CAGA administrator at [email protected] for added details about the Affiliation.

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