Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, gave this report about the Friday, Sept. 18, regular monthly golf tournament and club playoffs held at The Country Club at Soboba Springs.
The regular monthly tournament was also in conjunction with its second round of match-play playoffs for the 2015 club championship.
In the match-play playoffs, Pete Capparelli (course handicap 22) beat John Brower (9) five holes up
with four to play, and Lee Lanfried (22) beat Dave Robb (14) two holes up with one to play. Capparelli will face off with Lanfried in the final matchup, which will be played in conjunction with the regular October tourney.
In September’s regular tourney, Lanfried shot a net 63 for first place, Robb took second with a net 64, Capparelli took third with a net 68, John King (25) took fourth with a net 69, and there was a three-way tie for fifth. Pete Holzman (10), Robert Priefer (24) and Barry Zander (36) all finished with net 72s.
Robb won the low-gross side pot with his 78.
The closest-to-the-pin winners on the four par 3s were Barry Wallace on hole number 4, Robb on no. 8, Capparelli on no. 13, and no winner on the 15th hole.
The 2015-16 season runs from August 2015 through July 2016.
Here are the year-to-date points:
1 Lee Lanfried 13
2 Dave Robb 9
3 Pete Capparelli 5.5
4 Barry Zander 4.33
5 Pete Holzman 2.83
6 John King 2.5
7 John Brower 1
tied Jerry Daquila 1
Lev Sanford 1
11 Robert Priefer 0.83
12 Gary Brown 0.5
tied Jim Crandall 0.5
Chris Kramer 0.5
Bill Ragland 0.5
Points are awarded at each tournament as follows: first place, 6 points; second place, 4 points; third place, 3 points; fourth place, 2 points; fifth place, 1 point. Also, one-half point is awarded to everyone who participates.
A member has to compete in at least five regular-season tournaments to qualify for the playoffs.
The club is a member of the Southern California Golf Association and is sanctioned to establish SCGA handicaps for members.