Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, provided this report about the association’s regular monthly tourney on Friday, Nov. 17 ,at the Seven Hills Golf Course in Hemet.

Pete Capparelli (course handicap 20) and Dennis Chavez (9) tied for first place with net 72s. Scott Schroeder’s (20) net 74 earned him third place.

Fourth place was also a tie between Pete Holzman (14) and Crandall (12), who both shot a net 75.

The winners of the closest-to-the-pin contests on the four par 3s were Dale Calderon on hole no. 2, Crandall on hole no. 5, Holzman on the 12th hole and Chavez on the 16th hole.

After four tournaments for the 2017-18 season, here are the current point standings for the club championship playoffs for the new season, which runs from August  2017 through July 2018:

Place Golfer Points

1 Pete Capparelli 19

2 Pete Holzman 11.83

tied Scott Schroeder 11.33

4 Dennis Chavez 10

5 Ken Garelick 5.83

6 Dave Robb 5.5

7 Lee Lanfried 4.5

8 Mike Brown 4

tied Jim Crandall 4

10 John King 3.5

11 Bob Wadlow 2

12 Barry Wallace 1

13 Gary Brown 0.5

tied Mike Higginbotham 0.5

Robert Priefer 0.5

Jeff White 0.5

Les Widerynski 0.5

Flight B comprises high handicappers who don’t qualify to compete in the club championships, but participate in the monthly tournaments.

The B-Flighters will go into their own playoffs at the end of the year, to determine the B-Flight Club Champion.

Place Golfer Points

1 Dave Curl 19

2 David Hiemenz 18

3 Jerry Daquila 15.5

4 Don DePalma 6.5

Place Golfer Points

5 Barry Zander 4

6 Tom Flanagan 3.5

7 Chris Kramer 1

8 Dale Calderon 0.5

In regular season, 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 [email protected] or 951-265-5732, or Capparelli at [email protected] or 951-452-5552.