Men’s Golf League
The Monday Night Men’s Golf League wrapped up its league season on Monday, Aug. 21, with the last week of head-to-head competition.
When the last foursome had putted out, the Hotshots team of Bryan Black, Mike Gille, Puppy Whitford and Ray Spellman defeated Blackbourn’s 3.5 to 1.5 to capture the second-half championship.
Fritz’s Burners hung on to second place despite being beaten by the Club 4-1. My Turn Pub completed their season in third place with a 3.5-1.5 win over Avon Locker, while Legends II got shutout by Wagner Pest Control and dropped to fourth place.
In the other matches of the night, Jean Construction split with the New Guys 2.5 apiece, Legends got by DDS 3.5-1.5, and Mexican Cheese flushed Reilly Plumbing 4-1.
Nine different golfers broke the 40 mark led by Brent Tuescher and Aric Barnard at 37. Mike Gille, John Knellwolf and Nick McElrath all came in with 38s, and Dean Wagner, Torry Thuli, Cody and Brian Bredeson with 39s.
Brent Tuescher’s eagle on #3 led the Skin barrage. It was joined by Pastor Nick’s birdie on #2, Mike Curry’s birdie on #4 and John Knellwolf’s birdie on #6.
Flags were won by: Lucas Ritchie’s tee shot on #1, Dick Fox’s long putts on both #2 and #7, Steve Pilling’s tee shot on #5, Pete Parkinson’s long putt on #8 and Andrew Ritchie’s long putt on #9.
Low team net on the night was by Mexican Cheese at 130.
The Individual League Champion was Bryan Black with 9.5 total points on the season followed closely by Kyle McCarville, Harry Lee Blackbourn, and Greg Schulte all at 9.0 points.
Final 2nd-Half Standings: Hotshots 21.0, Fritz’s Burners 19.0, My Turn Pub 18.5, Legends II 18.0, New Guys/TriCom 17.5, Legends Bar & Grill 17.0, The Club 17.0, Wagner Pest Control 15.0, Mexican Cheese Producers 13.0, Jean Construction 12.5, Reilly Plumbing 12.0, Blackbourn’s 11.0, Avon Locker 10.0, DDS 7.5.
On Monday night, the Men’s golf league enjoyed their traditional season ending steak and sweet corn feed following a team scramble tournament. There was a lot of hooting and hollering heard throughout the course as birdies were made and poor shots were laughed at.
When all the scores were tallied up, Wagner Pest Control and The New Guys tied for first place with identical scores of 29 with identical handicaps.
Avon Locker was close behind as they fired the best round of the night with a 28, including five birdies and an eagle on #2. Hotshots continued steady play with a fourth-place finish.
Flag prizes were won by: Legends II with a nice tee shot on #1, Avon Locker with a long drive on #2, Wagner’s with a close tee shot on #5, Avon Locker with another long drive on #7, My Turn Pub with a long putt on #8 and TriCom with a long putt on #9.
Avon Locker captured the Eagle pot on #2.
The first-half winner, DDS, squared off against the second-half winners, Hotshots, for the overall championship and The Hotshots came out ahead by a slim margin.
A shout out goes to Lee, Kyle and the league committee of Don Hastert, Bill Tuescher and Tom Jean for another successful and enjoyable season.
There is still time to enjoy the best part of the year and get in a few more rounds of golf, so get out and enjoy the fall season.
Darlington Ladies Golf Notes
Tuesday, Aug. 22
Low Gross: Rose Schulte and LuAnn Smith. Low Net: LuAnn Smith. Low Putts: Rose Schulte and LuAnn Smith.
Flag Prizes: #1- Rose Schulte; #2- Rose Schulte; #3- Jeanie Gille; #4- Harolyn Hastert; #5- Elaine Wiegel; #6- Elaine Wiegel; #7- Gayle Soper; #8- Janet Mosley; #9- Carol Johnson.
Women’s Volleyball League
Schedule for Monday, Sept. 11
A Division– 7 p.m.: Hoof Solutions vs. Avon/GDC. 7:45 p.m.: VW Fencing vs. See-Mor Grain Inc. Bye: McGuire Construction.
B Division– 7:00 p.m.: Krank’s Custom Farming vs. Double KA Custom Chopping. 7:45 p.m.: Mike’s Engine Works vs. Rural Insurance. Bye: Fritz’s Burner Service.
Schedule for Monday, Sept. 18
A Division– 7 p.m.: Avon/GDC vs. VW Fencing. 7:45 p.m.: Hoof Solutions vs. McGuire Construction. Bye: See-Mor Grain Inc.
B Division– 7:00 p.m.: Rural Insurance vs. Krank’s Custom Farming. 7:45 p.m.: Fritz’s Burner Service vs. Double KA Custom Chopping. Bye: Mike’s Engine Works.