We are starting to take sign ups for the Club Championship. The 6th is Shelby Football Program Scramble, 10th Muskegon Vikings are coming in the AM, June 13th, and 14th the Annual Joe Foster Open 2 person better ball event, 20th New Era Christian Scramble 8:00 AM, then on the 26th Representative Goeff Hansen has the golf course until 2:00 PM, so the dollar day special for the general public will start after 2:00. For an entire Schedule of Events go to http://www.oceanagolfclub.com/ and click on the events tab for a printable version.
There is an error on the 2009 schedule of events. The Open Stroke Play Championship is July 11th and 12th. It is not the 18th and 19th as on the calendar of events. That weekend is the OC Cup with the Colonial Golf Course. For a complete list of events click on the link.
Congratulations to the three members elected to the Oceana Golf Club Board Of Directors. At the Annual Meeting of The Membership the vote was tallied with both incumbents Rich Tompkins and Doug Raeth retaining their seat for another three (3) years, along with Frank Schramm winning the third seat. Congratulations to them and a special Thank You to Gary Babinec for his nine (9) years on the Board and last five as President.
The team from MARS (Mobile Auto Reconditioning Specialists INC.) Gary Babinec owner, Doug Raeth, Joe Firestone, Gary Burrington, shot lights out, 16 under (57) to win by one shot over Motive Bowling and two shots over Woodbine. Go to oceanagolfclub.com and click on the events tab to see all events coming up this season.
The weather was almost perfect for the 24th Annual Shelby Rotary Club 4 Person Scramble. The event was held May 2nd and 3rd. Champions pictured are Jim Boals, Tim Genson, Tom Leafstrand, Don Leafstrand firing 56-59=115 total. They were followed by Kyle Klotz, Corey Parmalee, Mike DeRuiter, Justin Wilson at 119, Fred Sanford, Craig Deiters, Erik Sanford, Dave Nelson 120.
First Flight Winners were Jason Freiheit, Bracken Netcott, Lance Hodges, Jordan Gosselin 64-59=123. Mark DeVries, Lance Gosselin, Scott Kriesel, Tony Augustyn 124, Larry Chapman, Steve Allard, Tom Hinman, Ben Glendening 125.
Second Flight Winners were Dick DeBruin, Dave DeBruin, Duane Keith, John Nousain 68-63=131. Followed by tom Pruim, Bill Daugherty, Jeff Timmins, Keith Brott 132, Ty French, Jeff Johnson, Brian Mathis, Doug Bryant 134
After a brief Frost delay, and a calm morning, the wind picked up and the sun shone brightly all day, the results for the first day are in. Winners of the four closest to the pin holes were on #6 Josh Doerr, #8 Paul Senecal, #12 John Arnoldi, #17 Joe Firestone. The Flight breakdown was a little more difficult to decide, but after a long discussion between Fred Sanford Rotary Tournament Chairman and Marc Inglis Oceana Golf Club PGA Professional, it came about. The Championship Flight leaders (56 to 62), of Tom Leafstrand, Tim Genson, Jim Boals, Don Leafstrand shooting 17 under par 56 set a pace only to be awed at. The First Flight, (63 to 66), leaders has two teams at 63 has 20 teams total. Second Flight (67 to 76) has 24 teams. Sunday Day two starts at 7:45 am.