The MPMGA’s 2022 Member-Visitor match was held Thursday, April 28 right up until Saturday, April 30 at the MountainView and Maintain golfing courses. This was the Club’s initial 3-working day Member-Guest considering that 2019. Fortunately, our out-of-city guests were being able to journey with fewer restrictions.
Member-Visitor groups have been divided into three flights of 10 teams every, dependent on handicaps: Flight 1, Scorpions Flight 2, Bobcats and flight 3, Rattlesnakes. The 60 participants savored best weather, difficult competition, and terrific camaraderie.
Day One particular was a Shootout, played at MountainView. This was an alternate-shot format in which each and every 10-team flight was assigned a setting up hole, and only five groups superior to the subsequent hole, then a few groups state-of-the-art, then the flight winners played to decide the over-all winner.
And the winner of the Shootout was the workforce of Dennis Marchand and his visitor Tom Swikoski from the Scorpion Flight. Following the competitiveness, members and guests, alongside with spouses, savored a delectable food of BBQ riblets, hen and all the fixings at the Mesquite Grill. Some persons might even have had a few eyeglasses of beer or wine.
Day Two was performed at the Preserve, with 9 holes of Scramble and 9 holes of Shamble.
Day Two Flight Winners
- Flight 1:Dennis Marchand and guest Tom Swikoski, with a web score of -9.
- Flight 2: Dan Schroeder and guest Peter Wright, with a web score of -8.
- Flight 3:Alan Doan and guest Ron Gillespie, with the overall lower internet score of -10.
Working day A few was performed at MountainView, with 9 holes of Chapman Scramble and 9 holes of Greatest Internet.
Working day A few Flight Winners
- Flight 1:Jim Creel and visitor Mike Fullmer, with a internet rating of -7.
- Flight 2:George Kaplan and visitor Arthur Kaplan, with a web rating of -6.
- Flight 3:A few groups in this flight tied for the guide with a net rating of -4: Gary Cain and guest Jim King, Peter Baragona and visitor John Lauder, and Chuck Kelsey and visitor Mike Batton.
Total Winners Right after 36 Holes of Enjoy
Flight 1: Dennis Marchand and Tom Swikoski, -14. Dennis and Tom hit a trifecta by successful the Shootout, Working day Two reduced net, and General small net of the tournament, earning them the 2022 Member-Visitor Champions.
Flight 2: George Kaplan and Arthur Kaplan, -12.
Flight 3: Alan Doan and Ron Gillespie, -12.
What an satisfying three times of aggressive golf for the participating MPMGA users and their visitors. It was a enjoyment for our users to satisfy and compete with all the company who came from out of city, as properly as individuals who are non-MPMGA associates from SaddleBrooke. A great encounter all around.
The awards luncheon was held in the MountainView Ballroom, the place the astounding food stuff and beverage staff served a excellent meal of Apple-Brined Pork Chop with herb stuffing, whipped potatoes and chef’s vegetable, with a back garden salad to start out. Oh, of course, and pie with whipped product for dessert. We now know where by to go for Thanksgiving evening meal.
Exclusive thanks go to our highlighted tournament sponsor, Robson Vacation resort Communities. Significantly credit for the achievement of the tournament goes to: Joe Oczak, Event Chair Dan Schroeder, Event Committee Chair Pete Lima, Exclusive Occasions Director the experienced golf workers at the two classes and all people who volunteered their time to help with routines through the 3-day party. Specific mention also to Elizabeth Lawson and her good staff members for getting treatment of our foodstuff and beverage requirements. And we simply cannot forget about to thank Bill George for producing a pleasant photo report of the function.
If you’re an MPMGA member and you did not engage in in the match, you skipped out on a unforgettable working experience. Now is the time