Wilson strikes gold in gold country

Mike WilsonMike Wilson (142) was the overall low net winner at our April event at Saddle Creek and Greenhorn Creek.

Larry Rambaud (145) took second low net honors and Bob Wyrick (149) was third. Sid Williams (150) was fourth. Rambaud (167) edged Wilson (168) for the overall low gross money.

The Gold Country two day tournament began at Saddle Creek Golf Club and Rambaud (80-69) claimed both first low net and low gross. Rambaud won a card-off over Wilson (69) and Wyrick (69) for the net win. Gary Paden was fourth low net.

Saturday's closest to the flagstick winners were Lou Cosentino and Rambaud.

On Sunday at Greenhorn Creek, Sid Williams (70) was low net winner, Wilson (73) was second, Engles (74) was third and Jim Pescatore (75) was fourth. Wilson (86) edged Rambaud (87) for the low gross money.

Rambaud repeated as a closest to the flagstick winner on Sunday and Jerry Schock picked up the other award.

Participants enjoyed a group dinner at Camps Restuarant at Greenhorn Creek on Saturday evening.

Thanks to Jim Pescatore for hosting our second two day event of the year.


vejvoda crowned at kings country club

Craig VejvodaAlthough Craig Vejvoda didn't have a par all day, his three birdies set the pace for a net 73 (93) to claim first place in our March 19 event at Kings Country Club in Hanford.

Chris Meyer (84) claimed low gross money and second low net went to Larry Rambaud (87-76). Jim Pescatore (88-76) won a card off over Bob Wyrick (89-76) for third.

Pescatore also took home closest to the flagstick honors on holes 7 and 17.

Sixteen MBGFR members enjoyed a beautiful day at Kings CC. Player consensus is to plan a return visit next year. Thanks to Gary Paden for hosting the event and special thanks to member Richard Neff who donated divot repair tools and Pro V1s to all participants.