benson prevails at corral de tierra

John BensonJohn Benson (85-71) was low net winner at our October tournament on October 15 at Corral De Tierra Country Club.

Second low net went to Sid Williams (91-72) and MBGFR President Tom McKinney (89-73) was third. Bob Wyrick (90-76) won a card-off over Geary Engles for fourth.

Chris Meyer (85) carded-off John Benson for the low gross money.

Closest to the flagstick winners were Larry Rambaud (#4) and Janice McKinney (#11).

Fifteen players participated in the tournament and the course saw rain on both Friday and Sunday but perfect conditions on Saturday. Thanks to Jim Pescatore for hosting this event.

The race for the 2016 Trotter Cup continues on November 12 at Crazy Horse Country Club in Salinas.


Members bring home USGFR Hardware


Mike Laughlin & Dick KimbellGeary Engles

Deb Knowles


Three MBGFR members brought home trophies from the 27th annual USGFR National Tournament held September 24-28 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Deb Knowles took first place honors in the Ladies Division, Geary Engles finished second in the Heritage Division and Mike Laughlin and partner Dick Kimbell from Oregon took second place in the Two Person Team competition.

The tournament was played on the Twin Warriors and Santa Ana courses on the Santa Ana Pueblo northwest of Albuquerque. Other MBGFR participants included Jim Brock, Jim Pescatore and Tom McKinney.

Next year's USGFR National Championship is scheduled for September 11-15 in beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.