McKinney, Pescatore Claim Poppy wins

Janice McKinney (105-68) cruised to a four stroke victory in the net competition at the MBGFR's June tournament at Poppy Hills on June 18. Jim Pescatore (83-72) claimed the low gross honors.

Dean Glass (87-72) won a card-off over Pescatore for second low net and Geary Engles (95-74) was fourth.

Larry Rambaud and Don Hutton took home the closest to the flagstick money in the event.

We had 24 players on a beautiful Pebble Beach day. Thanks to MBGFR President Tom McKinney for setting up this event.


Members bring home USGFR Hardware

USGFR WinnersThree MBGFR members brought home hardware from the recently concluded United States Golfing Fellowship of Rotarians National Tournament on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

The 26th annual tournament, held May 16-20, was hosted by the Rotary Club of Hilton Head-Sunset.

Mike Laughlin walked away with first low net in the Champions Division and Jim Brock won second low net in the Blue & Gold Divison. Janice McKinney was second in the Ladies Division.

Competitors played three courses on the island including the Oyster Reef Golf Club at Hilton Head Plantation and the Robert Cupp and Arthur Hills courses at Palmetto Hall Plantation. A number of tours were held for non-golfers.

MBGFR members attending this year's National Tournament were Mike & Lynn Laughlin, Jim & Susan Brock, Tom & Janice McKinney, Jim & Rita Pescatore, Geary & Denise Engles and Louie & Kay Cosentino.

The 2016 National Championship is scheduled for September 24-28 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.