Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, provided this report about the association’s regular monthly tourney held on Friday, April 21, at The Legends Golf Course at Temeku Hills, Temecula.

It was a beautiful spring day and the hilly course was in good shape.

Dennis Chavez (course handicap 9) shot a net 65 for first place. Ken Garelick (25) took second with a net 71, John King (25) took third with a net 72, and Crandall (14) and Tom Flanagan (38) tied for fourth with net 73s.

Closest-to-the pin winners on the four par-3 holes were Crandall on hole no. 3, Pete Capparelli on hole no. 6, Garelick on no. 11 and Chavez on no. 15.

For the 2016-17 season, which started in August  and runs through July, here are the current point standings:

Place Golfer Points

1 Pete Holzman 25

2 Barry Wallace 17.5

3 Dennis Chavez 17

tied Chris Kramer 17

5 Dave Hiemenz 15

6 Jim Crandall 12.5

7 Lee Lanfried 11

8 Dave Robb 10

tied John LoGiudice 10

10 Chuck Alkire 9

11 Pete Capparelli 8.5

12 Barry Zander 8

13 Jerry Daquila 7.5

tied Ken Garelick 7.5

15 John Newman 6.5

16 Jeff White 6

17 Tom Flanagan 5

tied John King 5

19 John Brower 4.5

tied Bill Ragland 4.5

Lev Sanford 4.5

22 Scott Schroeder 4

tied James White 4

Don DePalma 4

25 Gary Brown 3.5

26 Robert Priefer 1.5

tied Dale Calderon 1.5

Dave Curl 1.5

29 Chris Davis 1

tied Walter Reeves 1

Mike Feyder 1

32 Les Widerynski 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.

If interested in joining the club or playing as a guest, contact Crandall at jim.crandall@verizon.net or 951-265-5732, or Capparelli at pete@capparelli.com or 951-452-5552.

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