Koronis Hills hosts senior tournament

This article submitted by Michael Jacobson on 7/6/00.

Ron Clayton and Ben Sieck tied with net rounds of 67 in the championship flight of the senior tournament at Koronis Hills on Tuesday, June 27.

Clayton shot rounds of 35 on both the front and back for a gross, 18-hole score of one-over-par 70. That total won for the lowest gross score in the flight. He birdied four holes (#5, #6, #12, and #17) while bogeying three (#1, #10, and #16). He has a handicap of three.

Sieck put together rounds of 38 and 37 in shooting a gross 75. He had two birdies (on #2 and #11). With an eight handicap, his net was 67 as well.

Third in the net score in the championship flight was Roger Collins with 41+40=81-11=70 (front 9 + back nine = gross score - handicap = net score). Fourth was Jon Hagge 36+40= 76-6=70. Fifth was Tony Werlinger 41+39=80-9=71.

Prizes went to the lowest five net scores and lowest three gross scores in each flight. The gross score winners were no longer available at press time.

In the first flight, Lowell Olson (40+42=82-15=67) won the net competition with a 67. Rich Schlemmer and Jim Drimel tied for second with net 68s. Schlemmer shot 42+42=84-16=71. Drimel shot 38+48=86-18=68.

Drimel played in a foursome with fourth-place winner Jim Loomis (41+46=87-16=71). On the par-five sixth hole, their group recorded two eagles and a birdie. Drimel and Bill Fure carded eagle threes, and Jim Saulsbury had a birdie four.

Jack Ruhland was fifth in the first flight with a total of 43+44=87-15=72.

Dale Captain recorded the lowest net score in the second flight. With a handicap of 23, he shot rounds of 39 and 44 for an 18-hole total of 83. His net total was 60, two better than runner-up Jim Weber (41+40=81-19=62).

Don Thune was third (45+40=85-21=64), Jerry Hunt was fourth (44+42= 86-22=64), and Don Lehman (45+42= 87-20=67) was fifth.

Harry Paul (47+48=95-29=66) won the fourth flight, with Bob Arend (53+64=117-50) second, Conrad Patch (50+53=103-35=68) third, Conrad Fitch (52+50=102-34=68) fourth, and Harold Tisdell (50+52=102-33=69) fifth.

A total of 56 golfers competed in the tournament. They played a mixture of the gold and white tees.

Correction Last week's story about the Shortstop Tournament at Koronis Hills should have included that Robert Patrick won the championship flight in a playoff, breaking a tie with Dave Isaacson.

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