Wedgewood Happenings — 07.31.2017

The anuual Wedgewood Cat & Dog Tournament was played Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30.   Congratulations to the following Championship Flight winners Michele McDaniel and Jordan Slayton; 2nd place Michele McDaniel and Kevin Osborne; and 3rd place Roger and Denna Tune.   A-Flight winners were Doug and Melanie Cook; 2nd place Charlie and Gala Blackwell; and  3rd place Charlie Blackwell and Diana Harris.  B-Flight winners included Brian Fleetwood and Linda Benyo; 2nd place Jeremy and Amber Raney; and  3rd place Sam and Carrie Piefer.  C-Flight winners were Richard and Julie Lenardson; 2nd place Kevin and Mary Armstrong; and 3rd place John and Margie Cook.    Mary Beth and Martin Kaps received Consolation Prize. Both days were perfect for golfing with beautiful summer weather  — cool temperatures and light breezes.

Saturday C&D Tournament CTP winners were  hole 2 Amber Raney and Danny Landsdown;  and holes 5 and 7 Jona Hull and Leroy Trone.   Sunday CTP winners included hole 2  Carolyn Bunch and Jerry Armstrong; hole 5  Michele McDaniel and Charlie Blackwell and hole 7 Michele McDaniel and Harry Linton.  The following Wedgewood sign sponsors provided the hole prize money —  Cabool Drug and Dime, Cabool Lease Inc., Cabool Medical Clinic, Cabool Tires Inc., Dr. Jim Perry, OD, El Imperial Mexican Restaurant, Elite Aire,  Jack McGownd Auto Sales, L&R Industries, Peoples Community Bank, Pryor Family Dental, and Stilley Electric.

Other prize winners on Saturday included Closest 2nd Shot on hole 3 Jody Jarrett and Doug Jones; and Longest Putt on hole 9 Leroy Trone 19 feet 4 inches and Melissa Abney 9 feet 8 inches.   Sunday winners were Closest 2nd Shot on hole 3 Michele McDaniel and Roger Tune, and Longest Putt on hole 9 was Jordan Noirfalise, 19 feet 2 inches and Tonya Skyles, 10 feet 8 inches.  The following businesses provided prizes for the above winners — Cabool Florist, Cabool Subway, Cranberry Merchant, Cozumel Mexican Restaurant, Curtis Department Stores, Fun City Mtn. Grove, Malisha’s Sunflowers to Spurs, Midway Sports Bar and Grill, O’Reillys Cabool and Mtn. Grove, and Time For You Massage.

This seasons last official Monday Women’s League will play Monday, July 31.  The ladies will continue to play as schedules permit.   Wednesday Women’s league had light numbers this week but this league will continue to play until fall.  Congratulations to the following CTP winners — Mary Beth Kaps, hole 2 and Michelle McDaniel, hole 7.

10 Rules for Good Golf Etiquette, Arnold Palmer, Golf Digest 07.027.2008


6.  Make your golf cart ‘invisible’ — Leave no trace you were there.  Avoid wet areas and spots heavily traveled. Golfers tend to play “follow the leader” and drive in single file.  It is usually better to scatter — everyone takes a different route — so cart traffic is spread out.

7.  Always look your best — Your appearance speaks volumes and a neatly dressed golfer gives the impression he/she thinks the golf course and people there are special.

8.  Turn off your cell phone — Silence your phone and if you have to make or take a call, move away from the other players and keep it brief.

9.  Lend a hand when you can — It is easy to help out your fellow players:  look for lost balls, watch errant shots, pick up that extra club left on the fringe or the headcover dropped next to the tee, and return it to its owner after saying, “Nice shot”.

10. Learn the little things — There are a hundred bits of etiquette not mentioned, like laying the flagstick down carefully, tamping down spike marks, letting faster groups play through, and so on.  Golf has a way of returning favors and every piece of etiquette you practice will be repaid tenfold.

Mark your calendar for the next Wedgwood events:  Community Foundation of the Ozarks Tournament, Saturday August 12 and Cabool Kiwanis Tournament, August 26.

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