Suspicious Activity at the Men’s Niners
There’s a RHUBARB in the making over the incessant winning of our Tournament co-chairman, Mike Baca. It seems Mike Baca came in first again in the July 18 Red(Green) White & Blue Tournament. This on the heels of winning the June 26 Four Man Scramble Tourney. As Tom Lalli, co-chair, calls it …TOURNAMENTGATE. We’ll have to wait and see how all of this plays out.
Here are the official results of the Red(Green) White & Blue:
First Place Tie (129) — Rick Laponzina, Mark Malak, Bob McCartney and MIKE BACA. Tied with Ric Gagelin, Bernie Scalisi, Blind Draw and Blind Draw. (Who is this guy, Blind Draw?)
3rd Place (131) — Steve Holman, Rick Kahil, Pablo Velasco and Ed Lauchner.
4th Place (132) — Dave Kedie, Darrell Hendricks, Don Streseman and Mark Stanle.
5th Place (133) — Mike Doscher, Lou Lawver, John Vogel and Blind Draw.
6th Place (137) — Ray MacIntyre, Tom Baldwin, Tom Wulf and Jim Moss.
Our congratulations to all those deserving winners.
You may remember in my last article some of us spotted an eagle flying and nesting in a large pine tree. Evidently, more have noticed this beautiful bird. Barna Szabo told me he has watched our eagle friend flying over his place regularly and was fascinated by its regal appearance.
Well now another Niner has come forward — Chet Butler claims he saw a group of pelicans on our lake a few weeks ago. And he has a photo to prove it. (See the pelican photo in the article.)
It appears our Niners have taken up bird watching and maybe we should apply for membership in the Audubon Society. All excellent golfers keep their heads down but the Men Niners evidently keep their heads up. That may account for some high scores from time to time. Enjoy the rest of the summer with good golfing.
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