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Oak Creek Golf Course was in great shape and the weather was great for the 60+ golfers in the field. Early returns indicate all had a great time and challenge. The alternate shot can be an exciting challenge. Kudos for this round go to Team Cox, who edged ahead of Team Lightfoot for the 5 points awarded to the round’s winning team.
Lightfoot’s Team pair of Mulzac & Brown, the only pair to post a score in the seventies. Round 3 promises to be even more exciting and enjoyable, with all Teams still in the hunt. Round 3 is scheduled for Friday, July 9th @ Enterprise Golf Course. Format will be “2-man scramble.”
The 2021 Red Jacket club championship got off to a great start Saturday at Renditions Golf Course. 60+ golfers across 5 Flights Teed Off to post their 1st round scores.
Team Smith takes lead in 2021 Season “Ice-Breaker Opener”
Washington DC’s Pro-Duffers’ first 2-Man Team results are in
A Club record 65 golfers in bumblebee yellow, descended from the hive in Silver Spring, MD to Northwest Golf Course on April 24th – 2-Man Team is back!
Another 18 holes in the heart of Montgomery County: a brand new starting gun to the 2021 tournament season, denoting a new era for the organization, benchmarked by the events of a mid-vaccine, post-coronavirus world.
Last season, crowned champions Team Stewart made a strong showing of prowess, upholding their reputation as a dominant force on the fairway. But even though it’s early, the standings don’t quite yet predict the probability that their dominion is a forgone conclusion for this season.
Team Smith, new kid on the block, has started strong, finished Round 1 of the tournament with a combined high score of 192, edging out the reigning monarchs , Team Stewart, by 5 POINTS. Smith and Stewart were the only two teams to break 200 this Round. The closest encroaching threat is Team Cox who landed in 3rd with 200 even. The standout low scores for the day came from Team Stewart and Smith as well, the duos of Mathis & Weddington and Galiber & Edwards tied for 64 strokes and the 63 from Collins and Strudwick.
Team Captain Larry Smith said, “I told my Team, do not worry about the other Teams, play to your handicap and go low!”
That seems to do the trick.
Energy is high and the quality of competitive play only raises year after year, so at this point, it really is still anyone’s game. But if the results in Round 1 become a regular occurrence, there could be a new reigning trophy holder for the 2-Man Team Championship in 2021.
Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser took time out of her busy schedule to issue a Proclamation to the DC Pro-Duffers and the Richard Carter Foundation for their community efforts to advance the game of golf in establishing the $100, 000 scholarship fund with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The Mayor also challenges the DC Pro-Duffers to get vaccinated, and for each member to encourage 10 other fellow golfers to get vaccinated too.
The Howard University golf team pictured with coach Puryear and three Pro Duffers-William (Bill) Powell, Richard (Dickie) Carter and William (Rick) Hyde at Argyle Country Club.
Congrats to Dickie and Cal for leading the charge in establishing this great opportunity for University of Maryland Eastern Shore, PGA Golf Management degree program, and for the Pro Duffers. Read the complete story by clicking here UMES
a wonderful way to end our 2020 golf program with The President’s Pic 4. The Weather was great, and of course, the club’s camaraderie was outstanding @ Argyle Country Club. 50+ golfers, competing for their respective teams for this one last time.