Dye scorching the greens at Kenai Golf Course

  • By Gordon Griffin
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017 11:29pm
  • Sports

Hooray for sunshine! Golfing at the Kenai Golf Course is outstanding. From tee to green, the course is in prime shape and I invite you all to come play all 18 gorgeous holes.

July KGA Event results: Low Gross Champion was Max Dye with a gross score of 75. In the Men’s Division Max Dye finished first with a net score of 72, followed by Michael Houghton with a net 73. Third place was won by Chris Morin with a net 74. Todd Eskelin finished fifth with a net score of 75. In the Senior Division, Charlie K. won first place with a net score of 70. Pat Bowen won second with a net 74. In the Ladies’ Division, Lara Griffin finished first with a net score of 65, followed by Tammy Matturro with a net 73. With a net 83, Shawna Cooper finished third with a net 83. Closest to the pin on hole No. 5 was won by Max Dye with a shot of 19 feet, 10 inches. Max also won hole No. 9 with 24 feet, 7 inches. Hole No. 10, Max struck again with 9 feet, 8 inches. Michael Houghton prevented Max’s royal flush with an outstanding shot of 7 feet, 3 inches, on hole No. 14.

Skins in the Men’s division were won by Michael Houghton, Todd Eskelin and Chris Morin with two skins each. Max Dye had one skin. There were 13 skins out in the Senior Division. Charlie K. won six. Kirk Hyman and Pat Bowen won three skins each. In the Ladies’ Division, Lara Griffin won six skins, followed by Tammy Matturro with five, and Shawna Cooper had two. Congratulations to all the participants.

Two-Day Memorial Tournament, July 22 &23 — Max Dye continued his winning streak with a two day gross total of 146. He shot 73 each day, which is just one over par. Congratulations Max! He also won Low Net with a net score of 140. There was a tie for second place between Pat Bowen and Rene Alvarez, both shooting 142 net. Fourth place was won by Chuck Rupenthal with 144. Gordon Griffin placed fifth with a 147, followed by Bobby Bush, who took sixth place with a net 149. Closest to the Pin on hole No. 5 was won by Chuck Rupenthal with 8 feet, 1 inch. Hole No. 9 was won by Kirk Hyman with a shot of 24 feet, 8 inches. Rene Alvarez won hole No. 10 at 35 feet, 10 inches. Gordon Griffin won hole No. 14 with 10 feet, 7 inches.

Skins on Saturday: Max Dye three skins, Rene Alvarez one, Kirk Hyman one, Tom Reese one, Gordon Griffin one. Skins on Sunday: Max Dye two, Tom Reese one, Bobby Bush one, Pat Bowen one.

Men’s Night July 27 results — The team of Seth Jorgerson, Jim Holliman and Dan Jorgerson placed first with a score of four under par. Tim Bornowski, Bill Haese and Steve Griglione finished second at even par. Closest to the pin on hole No. 5 was won by Roy Wells. Tim Bornowski won Closest to the pin on hole No. 9.

Senior League, August 1 results — Low Gross was won by Jesse Wade with a score of 37. There was a three-way tie for Low Net with 31: Pat Bowen, Gary Brumley and John Davis. Fairways in Regulation was won by Pat Bowen. He hit seven fairways in regulation, followed by Gary Brumley with six and Keith Stuart with five. Closest to the Pin on hole No. 5 was won by John Davis with a shot of 34 feet, 5 inches. This was significant because there was a carry over from last week. There was only one skin out in this competition. The previous week there were no skins, so all carried over. Jim Holliman won the kin money for both weeks.

Kenai Cup Standings — In the Men’s Gross Division through the Memorial Tournament, Chris Morin is in first place with 45 points. He is followed by Todd Eskelin 42, Gordon Griffin 28. In the Men’s Net Division Pat Bowen and Kirk Hyman are currently tied for first place with 51 points each. They are followed by Bob Tepp 28, Michael Houghton 27, Rene Alvarez 26, Keith Stuart 15, Skip Dove 13.

Our final Junior Clinic of the season is August 14 to 16. All boys and girls ages 7 to 14 are invited to take our Junior clinic.

August Tournaments

Sunday, August 6th: KGA Tourney

Sat. &Sun., August 12th &13th: Donnie Morgan Memorial Club Championship

Sat. &Sun., August 19th &20th: Kenai Open

Sat. &Sun., August 26th &27th: Atigun Cup Finals


Saturday, September 2nd: Fall 2 Person Scramble

Sunday, September 10th: KGA Tourney

Saturday, Sept. 23rd – River City Cheer Glow Ball Tournament

As always, see you on the course.

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