Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf division

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club, a division of the Lake Chelan Men’s Golf Club, held regular play at the Lake Chelan Golf Course on Wednesday, August 21.  At 8 a.m., 40 golfers teed off using a shotgun start.
Prior to golf, the Club welcomed new member, John Jamieson, future new member Rick Patello, along with guests Mark Cook and Skip Lindsey.
Five game competitions were scheduled and the winning golfers were as follows:  
For the Front 9 Holes Gross Score, Less Half Your Handicap contest, Ed Ferguson and Scott Patrick tied for first place with scores of 32.5.  Cliff House and Gary Searle tied for second place with scores of 34.  For the Back 9 Holes Gross Score, Less Half Your Handicap contest, first place went to Mike Wilson (Score 29), the second place finisher was Bill Fenton (Score 30.5), Tom Fagerholm placed third (Score 31) and Jim Wisdom (Score 31.5) secured fourth place.  For the Most Number of Chip-Ins game, Mike Giffin, Bob Koontz and Dr. Darrell Richards all recorded one chip-in.  Scott McDonald won the Closest to the Pin on Hole #7 competition with a distance of 9’ 1”.  The weekly winners of the Mega Par 3 Closest to the Pin Contest on Hole #11 were Scott Patrick (Distance - 3’ 2”) and Ray Wilson (Distance - 17’ 0”).
Special Game Winner Recognition was presented to Mike Wilson, who posted winning results on the two of the four game contests and to Scott McDonald who placed in the winner’s column for four out of the five game contests.  (Senior Men’s Golf Club By-Laws limit the number of game competitions a single player can win every week.)
Mike Berger (Tony Berger's son), and Members, Scott Patrick and Mike Storey were thanked for their assistance in providing information for an article about Tony Berger’s life in advance of the 2nd Annual Tony Berger Memorial Scramble Golf Tournament.  
It was announced to the Members that on Wednesday, August 28 any Senior Member Golfers during Regular Club Play, that repair at least three ball divots on every green, will enjoy a 3-Putt Penalty Holiday.  Usually, Senior Members are asked to voluntarily contribute $.25 for every 3-Putt they commit (Maximum $1.00 Penalty) every Wednesday.  The 3-Putt Fines collected are donated at the end of the golf season to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Senior Members were reminded the Regular Play Tee Time will move to 9 a.m. beginning Sept. 4 and there will not be any Regular Play on Wednesday, Sept. 11 due to a special tournament taking place at the Lake Chelan Golf Course.  Instead, Senior Members will hold Regular Play that week on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Guests are welcome to join the Senior Men’s Group any Wednesday through October.  Guests should plan to arrive by 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Chelan Golf Course.  For more information about the Senior Men’s Golf Club, contact Bob Matson 509-888-1554.

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