04-18-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker

Here’s the results of Saturday’s Tri-format Tournament. The tournament had three formats: best ball full handicap, alternate shot scratch and scramble 1/3 handicap.
Winners in each category and flight, by lowest handicap determined flight-to-flight, are:

Golf Flights
Best ball
First tie
Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen -5
Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs -5
Third
Richard Primrose and Dan Wiggins -3

Alternate Shot
First tie
Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen +3
Roger Bowe and Dave Hein +3
Third
Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs +5

Scramble
First
Rod Denton and Charlie Bowen -6
Second tie
Arnett Hooser and Des Griggs -5
Roger Bowe and Dave Hein -5

Purple Flight Winners
Best Ball
First
Don Wellborn and Gale Brown -6
Second tie
Qasim Badshah and Justin Alvarez -4
Stephen Smith and Johnny Barreras -4
Alternate Shot
First
Sam Marshno and Andy Garcia +4
Second
Qasim Badshah and Justin Alvarez +5
Third tie
Stephen Smith and Johnny Barreras +6
Kenny Kingston and Ronny Sanders +6

Scramble
First tie
Sam Marshno and Andy Garcia -5
Don Wellborn and Gale Brown -5
Third
Qasim Badsah and Justin Alvarez -4

Course update
Finally, all of the spring and summer prep is done. The plugging of the greens and other little things have been touched up for the upcoming year and hopefully we can get some good hot weather to fire up the native Bermuda and get the bent grass going on the putting greens.

Reminders
l  Handicap updates for tournament play are due. Stop by the shop and update your dues.
l  Mailers have been sent out for the Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales Golf Tournament on May 19 and 20.
Great format and prizes and many surprises are in store for everyone in the tournament. For entry information, call Howie Tucker at 461-1849 or John at 461-0254.

Howie Tucker is the course pro at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course.