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July 14 Results: After Terrible Start, Winning Team Turns it On

By Rick Colvin

The team of Kevin Brandon, John Landuyt, Phil Redmond, and David Ryan got off to a terrible start in the Team Stableford event July 14th on Palmetto’s par 5 18th hole, with all four players putting shots in the water. Two team members put their tee shots in the lagooon in front of the tee. Two others put their approach shots in the lagoon on the right side of the fairway near the green. Somehow, they managed to scrape by with 3 points.

After that disconcerting start, however, everyone turned it on and the team ended up in first place in the 2nd Flight with 141 points. Along the way, Landuyt had three birdies and Brandon had twoThe team edged out John Bellucci, Michael Peebles, Bob Schmidt, and Scott Stockslager, who came in with 140 points. In third, with 137 points, was the team of Larry Batanian, Bruce Gingold, Gary Poleynard, and Frank Schepis.

In the 1st Flight, the team of Pat Beringer, Bryan Morton, John Evans and Bill Delaney put up 141 points, the best total of the day. In second was the team of Michael Allen, Charlie Bradford, Sam Story and Steve Voss, with 131 points. Third place went to Peter Altman, David Johnson, Tom Richards, and Eric Rosenstock, with 128 points.

First Tee Early Notice

Once again this year, the LMGA will be sponsoring a collection of balls, clubs, bags, and other equipment to benefit the Savannah chapter of First Tee. Donations accepted September 29 at Deer Creek.