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Local Golf Results

Jan. 7, four-person scramble format, for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association

First place at 53.2: Kieth Hoffman, Brad Kreutzer, Robert Pittman and John Ryan.

Second place at 53.4: Larry Eden, Mike Frye and Jeff Novak.

Third place at 56.1: Al Thomas, Bruce Courtney, Ernie Green and Jess Hinojosa.

Closest to the pin winners on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Bruce Courtney, Jeff Finney, Clark Newby and Benji Sarnessar.


Jan. 15, four-man scramble tournament for Boulder City Men’s Golf Association

Flight 1 winners at 49: Jim Stephens, Mark Holmstrand, Garland Saip and DW Warczak

Flight 2 winners at 46: Steve Betley, Bruce Gold, Ken Taylor and Ron Ohlhausen

Flight 3 winners at 44: Larry Eden, Jeff Finney and Phil Sewell

Flight 4 winners at 40: Jim McCullough, Ibrahim Garba, Clark Newby and Lary Street

Closest to the pin winners on holes No 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Bruce Gold, Benji Sarnessar, Benji Sarnessar and Bob Kennedy.


Jan. 16

Flight 1 winners at 49: Randy Lemos, Mike Frye and Jeff Novak

Flight 2 winners at 46: Craig Boggess, Jerry Boggess and Gary Reed

Flight 3 winners at 38: Wendy Layne, Mike Layne Mike Falvo and Gayland Grabau

Closest to the pin winners on holes 4, 7, 14 and 17, respectively: Gaylen Grabau, Ken Miyazono, Jack Brumfield and Jerry Boggess


Information on how to join these two Boulder City golf associations is available on the bulletin boards at Boulder City Municipal Golf Course. Information also is available about the Winterwood Men’s and Boulder City Women’s golf associations.

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