Thursday Night Men’s Twilight News

The August 2 edition of the Thursday Night Men’s Twilight was sponsored by Corby Spirit and Wine Limited. A beautiful evening for golf and a huge prize table; it doesn’t get any better. The scramble format was back, and the patrons were eager to play.

Graham Merpaw, Colin Brown, Mike Patti, Billy Crawford, Jeff Jones, and Bob Gauthier showed they were “Wiser” golfers, posting the low score on the front nine. Mark Wiltsie, Jordan McKenna, Shane Johnson, and Curtis Kerfoot had a spirited back nine, also claiming victory.

The Roosteraunt closest to the pin prizes went to Jack Anderson and Shawn Crosby for their tee shots on holes 8 and 14.Tim Seed and Dennis Mooretook home the Burns Jewelers prizes for the best approach shots on hole 4 and 12.

Travis Shelley won the Milano’s Pizza prize for a great tee shot on hole 3, the Valley Custom Cutting gift certificate went to Richard Crowe for his beauty on hole 16, and the Town and Country Chrysler longest drive of the evening was launched by Ryan Carty on hole 5.

The fabulous test of skill was performedbyMike Patti and Art Rent. Their ventriloquist act had the patrons in stitches. 

This week’s Rocky’s Road Rash ballwent to Nic Vaillancourt. He’ll try for a hole in one to win the $15,000 Hunt and Dopson prize at the Closing. Good luck!

Lastweek’s Obsessed With Golf trivia question: How many magnolia trees line the roadway at Augusta National?Answer: A. 61

This week’s question: The highest average score of any round in a U.S. Open was a 93.0 that came in the first round. In which U.S. Open venue did this occur?
  1. Newport Golf Club, 1895
  2. Chicago Golf Club, 1900
  3. Myopia Hunt Club, 1898
  4. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, 1896
See next week’s article for the answer.
 

Thursday Night Men's Twilight News

The August 9 edition of the Thursday Night Men's Twilight was sponsored by Smiths Falls Ford. A modified scramble format was in play, with tee locations determined by your team's score on the previous hole. It's the only time birdies give you the blues, and it made for a challenging night of golf action.
Graham Merpaw, Mike Patti, Billy Crawford, Jeff Jones, and Bob Gauthier continued their strong play, posting the low score on the front nine. Ron Bernicky, Rick Wiseman, Jack Buxcey, and John McKenney held off the competition, claiming honors on the back.
The Roosteraunt closest to the pin prizes went to Peter O'Neil and Murray Campbell for their tee shots on holes 3 and 18. Bob James won the Milano's Pizza prize for a great tee shot on hole 8, and the Valley Custom Cutting gift certificate went to Tim Dowdall for his beauty on hole 16.
The Town and Country Chrysler longest drives were sent into orbit by Evan Jeffreys and Rod Hunt on holes 6 and 17.
The fabulous test of skill was performed by Mike Milks and Larry Willard. Who doesn't love Shakespeare sonnets?
This week's Rocky's Road Rash ball went to Billy Ballantyne. He'll try for a hole in one to win the $15,000 Hunt and Dopson prize at the Closing. Good luck!
Last week's Obsessed With Golf trivia question: The highest average score of any round in a U.S. Open was a 93.0 that came in the first round. In which U.S. Open venue did this occur? Answer: C. Myopia Hunt Club, 1898
This week's question: Which former USGA president made the following statement, which is now the USGA mantra for setting up U.S. Open venues? "We're not trying to humiliate the best players in the world. We're simply trying to identify who they are."
A. Frank Hannigan
B. Sandy Tatum
C. David Fay
D. Joe Dye
See next week's article for the answer.