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Local golf results

Aug. 3, four-person four club net, for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association:

Flight A, first place at 122: Carlene Voerding, Bob Kennedy, Wade Cordray and Ernie Green.

Second place at 125: Larry Arnold, Amo Sanchez and Phil Sewell.

Flight B, first-place at 123: Randy Lemos, Deb Lemos, Dee Imboden and Ken Miyazono.

Second place at 127: Jess Hamilton, Wayne Ross, Garland Saip and Clark Newby.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Jeff Novak, Clark Newby, Larry Arnold and Garland Saip, respectively.

Tournaments for those 55 and older are held the first Thursday of the month.


Aug. 21, four-man scramble tournament for Boulder City Men’s Golf Association:

First place gross at 65: Wade Cordray, Bob Kennedy, Cecil Short and Jim Turner.

Second place gross at 65: Steve Betley, Bruce Gold, Ken Taylor and Ron Ohlhausen.

First place net at 51.2: Larry Eden, Mike Frye, Jeff Novak and Larry Arnold.

Second place net at 51.4: Garland Saip, Jim Stephens and Jim Ropp.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Bullseye shooter Bruce Gold, Bruce Gold, Bruce Gold and John Ryan.


Aug. 22, first place gross at 62: Romeo Ramos, Anthony Spingler, Bill Bahr and Lou Kachnik.

Second place gross at 63: Charles Mailhot Jr., Rick Fellows, Kevin Rossiter and Ken White.

Third place gross at 66: Jason Janson, Russ Gilmore and Homer Myers.

First place net at 48.5: Wendy Layne, Mike Layne and Mike Falvo.

Second place net at 49.4: Lary Street Bruce Courtney and Ken Miyazono.

Third place net at 51.6: Glen Colgate, Jason Bardol and Jason Ng.

Closest to the pin on holes No. 4, 7, 14 and 17: Brian Bien, Jeff Novak, Homer Myers and Ken White.

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

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