Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Division - May 29

CHELAN - On a near perfect weather day, the Senior Men’s Golf Club teed off on Wednesday, May 29 with over 40 golfers in attendance.  The Club Members welcomed back prior members, Bob Carleton and Jim Wisdom, along with long time absent (vacationing) member, Ed Holtz.

Prior to play, Lyle Burns addressed the members regarding the 2019 Men’s Golf Club Open Tournament scheduled for July 20-21 at the Chelan Golf Course.  Lyle reminded the group the Open Tournament is the primary fundraising event that enables the funding of two Annual Student Scholarships and funding for Equipment Needs of the Chelan High School Boy’s and Girl’s Golf Teams.  He recommended the members show their support of these community programs by participating in the Open Tournament and by soliciting item donations for the Tournament’s Raffle.

Dr. Darrell Richards, Field Day Captain announced the Senior Men’s Club would be playing at Desert Canyon Golf Course on Wednesday, June 12 and hopefully holding a competition with the Desert Canyon Men’s Golf Club.  Tony Montoya, Field Day Captain shared the Senior Men’s Club would be traveling to Three Lakes Golf Course to play on Tuesday, August 6.  George Nickle, Tournament Chair reported the 2019 Double Elimination Match Play Tournament would begin on Wednesday, June 19 and conclude on Wednesday, July 17.

The member game competition results from May 29 are as follows:
For the Low Net Score, Cliff House (1st Place – Score 69), Gary Searle and Eric Lorenz (2nd Place – Tie), and Jim Storms, Ray Wilson and Ed Holst (3rd Place – Tie).

For the Number of Fairways Hit, Darrell Simpson, Dave Jansen, and Mike Storey (1st Place (Tie) – 11 Fairways) and George Nickle (2nd Place).

The Long Drive on Hole #5 was won by Mike Wilson, the Closest to the Pin on Hole #18 was won by Ron Huffer (Distance 24’ 5”), and the Mega Par 3 Closest to the Pin on Hole #11 Weekly Winner was Gary Searle (Distance 21’ 1”).Special recognition goes to Dave Jansen, Mike Wilson and Ron Huffer for winning multiple game competitions.

The Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club was formed in 1999 and is affiliated with the Lake Chelan Men’s Golf Club which was formed in 1954.  Both the Senior Men’s Club and Men’s Club play weekly at the Chelan Municipal Golf Course from April through October, depending on weather conditions.  The Senior Men’s Club plays on Wednesdays and the Men’s Club plays on Sundays.  More information is available at

Guests and prospective members are welcome to join the Senior Men’s Club for play on any Wednesday at the Chelan Municipal Golf Course.  The tee time for the month of June is 8:30 a.m.

For more information about the Senior Men’s Golf Club, contact Bob Matson at or (509) 888-1554.

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