A big thank you to the members that attended the annual Wedgewood meeting Saturday, October 20th. Thanks to everyone who donated silent auctions items, for bidding on the items and for buying items. The $325 from the auction will go toward the #8 cartpath project. New board members include Jeremy Hannaford, Steve Hawkins, Doug Jones and Jeremy Raney. Winners of the putting contest were first place Martin Kaps and Doug Jones and consolation Mary Auen and Amber Raney.
Wednesday women’s league October 17 enjoyed temperatures in the 60’s and a stunning sunset. The Monday and Wednesday women’s leagues plan to continue play as weather permits. The 2018 Men’s League and Cat & Dog games will end this week due to the time change. The daily big game will continue to play as weather permits and will start around noon. Ted Noirfalsie said to “show up” or for game information to call him at 417.254.3121.
Scott requests that golfers avoid driving carts in the fairway during the winter. This will help minimize winter kill of the bermuda. If you haven’t visited Wedgewood for a while, volunteers have been sprucing up the grounds. Please stop by and take a look at the improvements.
The temperatures are cooler but feels great with the sunshine. A lot of leaves are changing color at Wedgewood come out and enjoy the beauty with a round of golf at Wedgewood.
The proshop will be open through the end of October then the club will operate on the honor system for green fees. Please use the mail slot on the pro shop door.
The annual fall member meeting and board elections will be held Saturday, October 20 in the clubhouse.
A big thank you to our 2018 proshop volunteers — Mary Auen, Alicia Biffle, Bob and Charlotte Cameron, Karla Clark, Jeanette Hale, John Mark Hale, Ron Lemon, Fred Preciado and Cathy Stapp.
Thank you to our league organizers — Mary Beth Kaps, Julie Lenardson and Jeremy Raney. Also our C&D helpers Julie and Dick Lenardson and Frank and Freda Proctor.
The proshop, clubhouse and restrooms will close November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. An on-course facility is located near #6 tee box. The course will be open daily and will operate on the honor system. A greens fee drop box is located on the east side of the building with prices displayed and money envelopes are provided in the mailbox.
Kevin Clary was on fire during the September 18 Men’s League. Kevin won first place and CTPs on 2, 5 and 7. He won skins on 3, 4 and 7. David Walker finished in second place.
Congratulations to Levi West, 1st place on September 25th. Ray Allen had CTP on holes 2 and 7, and Kevin Clary had CTP on hole 5. Kevin had skins on holes 3 and 6 and Levi had a skin on hole 8.
Plans are to continue league play until the time change but starting times are being bumped up in hopes of finishing before dark.
The annual fall members meeting will be held Saturday, October 20 at the clubhouse. The fall membership special is available and for more information call the proshop at 417.926.4378.
Golfers are taking advantage of the beautiful fall weather. Come visit Wedgewood and enjoy a round of golf.
Men’s League results for September 11 include CTP winners Gary Maggard, hole 2; Trent Jones, hole 5 and Levi West, hole 7. The lone skin winner was Levi West on hole 7. Congratulations to Kevin Clary, lst place and Trent Jones, 2nd place.
The Wedgewood daily Big Game plays at 1 p.m. except Mondays. The evening league times have been bumped up to 5:30 p.m. in hopes of finishing before dark (Men’s Tuesdays, Ladies Wednesdays and C&D Fridays). Plans are being made to have a short fall night golf league possibly in late October and November.
The Marshfield Cat & Dog tournament held at the Whispering Oaks golf course has been rescheduled for October 14 at 1 p.m. Several Mtn Grove, Cabool and Willow golfers make this an annual event.
The annual Wedgewood fall member meeting will be held in October. The meeting date will be announced as soon as the date is finalized.
Congratulations to the Wedgewood 2018 Club Champion, Tod Rose and Senior Champion Dave Davis. The 2018 Super Senior Champion is Dick Lenardson.
Wedgewood Country Club held the first annual 18-Hole Women’s Scramble Tournament Saturday, September 15th. Participants attended from Cabool, Cherokee Village, Houston, Mountain Grove, Mountain View, Springfield, Thayer, West Plains and Willow Springs. Congratulations to Michele Myers and Bev Hicks, lst place Championship and Penny Reynolds and Virgina Morrow, 2nd place. A-Flight winners were 1st place Carolyn Bunch and Sandra Hawkins, and 2nd place Jody Jarrett and Amber Raney. Other prizes included CTP hole 2/11 Penny Reynolds; Longest Birdie Putt hole 3/12, Julie Lenardson; Longest Bogey Putt hole 4/13, Linda Moyer; CTP hole 5/14, Bev Hicks; Closest 2nd Shot hole 6/15, Diane Schuster; CTP hole 7/16 Linda Benyo; CTP 3rd Shot hole 8/17, Wendy Willard and Longest Putt hole 9/18, Virgina Morrow. Thank you to our hole prize sponsors: Audrey Jett, Massage Therapist, Mountain Grove; Jodi Calus, Soft Touch Laser, Mountain Grove; Michele Myers, Michele’s U-Lock U Store LLC, Willow Springs; Miles James, Landmark Investments, Mountain View and Terry Newton, Shelter Insurance Agency, Willow Springs. Thank you to Doug Jones, WWCC Board President, for providing the fried chicken for lunch and thanks to the Wedgewood ladies that provided sides, deserts and drinks. Donna Jones decorated the tables in a green and white theme including the Wedgewood vintage china.
Several local golfers from Cabool, Mtn. Grove, and Willow Springs traveled to Mtn Home, Arkansas Thursday, September 13th to play at Twin Lakes Golf Course in the Ladies League Annual Memorial Golf Tournament. Congratulations to Michele Myers, Wedgewood member, and Bev Hicks, Willow Springs Thomas F. Benyo Municipal member, for placing 4th in Championship Flight out of 48 teams.
Men’s League results for September 4th include CTP winners Gary Maggard, hole 2; Jeremy Hannaford, hole 5 and David Walker, hole 7. Skin winners were Trent Jones, hole 1 and Gary Maggard, hole 5. David Walker and Levi West tied for 1st place.
The Wedgewood Fall Membership Special is available and for additional information please visit or call the proshop at 417.926.5374. The course is green and beautiful and the temperature is warm but nice golfing weather.
Weather cancelled the annual club championship scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Stay tuned for the future date which will be announced shortly.
Please join us Saturday, September 15 for the Wedgewood Ladies Tournament an 18-Hole 2-Person Tournament starting at 9 AM. The cost is $80 per team and rental carts are available ($15). Flights and prizes will be based on the number of participants (60% payback) and additional hole prizes will be awarded. Lunch and tournament results to follow play.
The evening league times –Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday — will be bumped up to 5:30 in hopes of finishing play before dark. Fall is in the air and the Wedgewood grounds continue to be in excellent shape. The leaves are beginning to fall and we invite you to come out and enjoy the beauty and the wonderful weather ahead.
Men’s League results Tuesday, August 14 includes CTP winners David Walker, hole 2; Gary Maggard, hole 5 and Trent Jones, hole 7. Skin winners were John Cook, hole 1; Doug Jones, hole 4 and Shelby Gray, hole 6. Congratulations to Shelby Gray, lst place and Kevin Clary, 2nd place. Men’s League results Tuesday, August 21 CTP winners were Jeremy Raney, hole 2 and John Cook, holes 5 and 7. Skin winners included Trent Jones, hole 1; Jeremy Raney, hole 3 and John Cook, hole 6. Congratulations to Levi West, lst place and Kevin Clary and John Cook tied for 2nd place. Congratulations to Philip Chafin, 1st place and Adam Howe, 2nd place on Tuesday, the 28th. CTP winners were Doug Jones, hole 2; Ray Allen, hole 5 and Philip Chafin, hole 7. Skin winners included Ray Allen, hole 4 and Doug Jones, hole 7.
The Ladies leagues continue to play Monday mornings and Wednesday evenings and the Friday C&D League continues to play as participants schedules and weather permits. Come join us Mondays at 9:30 AM and Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 PM. Jody Jarrett will be leading a team event Wednesday, September 5th at 6 p.m. She will be showing the ladies the “big” game a traditional Wedgewood golf game.
Upcoming Wedgewood events include the annual Club Championship event Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9. The Wedgewood Ladies Tournament will be held Saturday, September 15th at 9 AM.
During National Golf Month in August, golfers are encouraged to share their experience and bring new golfers to the game. Be a mentor to a new golfer. Introduce them to the fairway and the hazards. Help them keep score and don’t be too rough. They might be a little green, but at the end of the month they just might be on par! (nationalcalendarday.com)
Monday Women’s League participates played a one-person scramble and Donna Jones finished first place; Jackie Smith second place and Jeanette Hale 3rd place. Donna had CTP on hole 2 and Jackie had CTP on hole 5. Wednesday Women’s League was cancelled due to the weather but everyone is very thankful for the much needed rain. The ladies had varying rainfall reports with 3 inches in Mtn. Grove to 1 inch near Cabool.
Dick and Julie Lenardson finished in 1st place during the Friday Cat & Dog and Marty Todd and Michele Myers finished 2nd. Dick had CTP on hole 5 and Donna Jones had CTP on hole 7. This league will soon need the time bumped up to finish before dark.
I learned a new golf term last weekend — greenie. While playing in a tournament at Marshfield, Ted Noirfalise said I had a greenie which I had never heard the term. A greenie is a closest to the pin on a par 3 hole within the group you are playing with. Greenies are a side game added to existing games or played by itself.
Saturday, August 25th is the 3rd annual Cabool Kiwanis Tournament at Wedgewood with tee times at 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Cost is $80 per team and includes lunch, soda and water. Rental carts are available. For additional information or to sign up to play contact Jeremy Hannaford at Cabool People’s Community Bank at 417.962.3168.
The Wedgewood course is in great shape and we hope you can find time to visit Wedgewood and enjoy a round of golf. Wedgewood also has a driving range and a putting green areas. The clubhouse is open from 8 AM till 7 PM Tuesday through Sunday. To reach the proshop, call 417.926.5374.
The Wedgewood new member fall special is in effect. New members can join for $525 and this price includes full family membership till April 1, 2020. For additional information contact the proshop at 417.926.5374.
WWCC hosted the 6th Annual Mountain Grove Area Community Foundation of the Ozarks Golf Tournament and Sweet Summer Soiree Saturday, August 11. Saturday was a hot day with the temperature at 90 degrees but with occasional breezes, lots of fluids and by seeking shade 28 teams participated and enjoyed the fun hole games throughout the day. Congratulations to Championship winners Derrick Shelton, Houston and Wendy Willard, Willow Springs. Also, congratulations to Wedgewood members Michele Myers and Marty Todd A-Flight winners.
Dick Lenardson won 1st place in Men’s League Tuesday, August 7 and Trent Jones finished 2nd place. CTP winners were John Cook, hole 2, Trent Jones, hole 5 and Todd Ferguson, hole 7. Skin winners were Doug Jones, hole 4, Trent Jones, hole 5 and Dick Lenardson, hole 9.
The team of Jackie Smith and Mary Auen won 1st place in Ladies League Monday, August 6. Jackie and Mary were on a roll — Jackie had CTP on hole 2 and Mary had CTP on hole 5.
Just a few more weeks for members to enjoy the Wedgewood pool this season. These hot summer days of August are a great time to relax in the pool.
Mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual Cabool Kiwanis Tournament to be held at Wedgewood, Saturday August 25 with tee times available at 8 AM and 1 PM. To register contact Jeremy Hannaford at Peoples Community Bank at 417.962.3168.
Donations are being accepted to cover expenses on the #8 cart path project. Thank you to River Rock Redi-Mix for payment flexibility. Anyone interested may leave a donation at the proshop or with a board member. Donations can be mailed to WWCC, PO Box 73, Cabool, MO 65689.
Wedgewood is hosting the 6th Annual Community Foundation Golf Tournament Saturday, August 11. Tee times are available at 8 AM and 1 PM. The Sweet Summer Soiree dinner and auction will be held at 6 PM on the lawn. To register to golf or to attend the dinner contact Kim Norris at American Family Insurance at 417.926.3446 or 417.926.2104.
The Monday Ladies Group had a treat this week. June Szody-Gantner, LPGA Class “A” Retired Member, instructed a session on golf technique and also led a session Sunday morning. We appreciate her great instruction skills and donation of her time.
Congratulations to Julie Lenardson, 1st place in Wednesday evening ladies league. Jackie Smith won 2nd place. Julie had CTP on hole 2 and Donna Jones had CTP on holes 5 and 7. The beautiful sunset was picturesque — huge, bright orange sun with cloud coverage making some pretty blue, pink and red hues.
Men’s League results July 31 include CTP winners Gary Maggard, hole 2; Jim Perry, hole 5 and Jeremy Raney, hole 7. Congratulations to Tony Courtney, 1st place. Doug Jones and Shelby Gray tied for 2nd place.
Friday Cat & Dog Championship winners were June and John Gantner and A-Flight winners were Barbara Tate and David Walker. June had CTP on hole 2 and David CTP on hole 7.
The chestnut tree on hole 6 is loaded with nuts this year. You will not want to go barefoot in the area of the tree because the nuts are very prickly. Also, a few walnut and hickory nuts are already falling possible due to dry weather. We are in dire need of rain at Wedgewood for the trees, grasses, shrubs and ponds.
Have a great golfing week and come visit Wedgewood.