Adult Coed Softball
Town Hall Sports Coordinator Mike Holato gave this report on recent Adult Coed Softball games.
Results of July 23 week: Ajax defeated Forest Lumber 14-12 and Patty Perez 11-7.
Idyllwild Arts was defeated by Creekstone 13-8 and Patty Perez 17-8.
Results of Aug. 9 week: Ajax and Forest Lumber split a double header, Forest Lumber winning 14-11, then Ajax won 16-14.
Creekstone swept a double header with Patty Perez 19-17 and 8-7 moving Creekstone into first place.
Playoffs begin Friday, Aug 24.
Creekstone Inn 6 2
Patty Perez 6 3
Ajax 4 4
Forest Lumber 2 4
Idyllwild Arts 0 5
Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, provided this report about the Association’s regular July tournament.
The tourney was on Friday, July 20, at the Red Hawk Golf Course in Temecula.
This was the final tourney of the 2017-18 season and it determined the eight players, who will compete for club championship during August, September and October. The club champion will play in the Southern California Tournament of Club Champions in December.
Crandall (course handicap 13) captured first place with his net 70. This was his second consecutive tournament win.
Three players tied for second place. Pete Capparelli (22), Lee Lanfried (26) and Bob Wadlow (16) all shot a 73. Pete Holzman (15) rounded out the top five with a net 75.
In the B flight, made up of golfers with a handicap index of 24.4 or above as of Oct. 1, 2017, Jerry Daquila (26) finished first with a net 74. David Hiemenz (35) was second with a net 76. Barry Zander (37) earned third place with a net 87. Don DePalma (39) had a net 90 and placed fourth.
The winners of the closest-to-the-pin contests on the four par 3s were Wadlow on hole no. 4, Lanfried on no. 8, Crandall on hole no. 12 and Hiemenz on hole 17.
The current point standings for the club championship playoffs for the new season, which runs from August 2017 through July 2018, are:
Place Golfer Points
1 Pete Capparelli 39
2 Scott Schroeder 29.83
3 Bob Wadlow 28.5
4 Dennis Chavez 25.5
5 Ken Garelick 25.33
6 Jim Crandall 23.5
7 Pete Holzman 18.83
8 Lee Lanfried 15
9 John King 10.5
10 Mike Brown 10
11 Barry Wallace 8
12 Dave Robb 5.5
13 Robert Priefer 2.5
14 Mike Higginboth 2
15 Gary Brown 1.5
16 Danny Crosser 0.5
tied John Newman 0.5
tied Jeff White 0.5
Flight B comprises high handicappers (greater than 24.4 as of Oct. 1) who don’t qualify to compete in the club championships, but participate in the monthly tournaments.
The B Flight will hold its own playoff at the end of the year to determine the B-Flight Club Champion.
Place Golfer Points
1 David Hiemenz 51.5
2 Jerry Daquila 50
3 Barry Zander 38.5
4 Dave Curl 27
5 Don DePalma 17.5
6 Chris Kramer 12.5
7 Tom Flanagan 3.5
8 Dale Calderon 2
9 Diane Cardinalli 0.5
tied Tony Viola 0.5
The eight contenders will have four one-on-one matches. In the A-Flight, the pairings will be:
Capparelli (1) vs. Lanfried (8)
Schroeder (2) vs. Holzman (7)
Wadlow (3) vs. Crandall (6)
Chavez (4) vs. Garelick (5)
The B-Flighters won’t complete for club champion, but will compete for bragging rights and a special trophy:
Hiemenz (1) vs. Kramer (6)
Daquila (2) vs. DePalma (5)
Zander (3) vs. Curl (4)
This month’s tourney will be at Oak Valley Golf Club, according to Crandall. The games are usually played on the third Friday of the month, but may be adjusted for holidays and such.
Points are awarded at each regular 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.