The Port Arthur News
PORT ARTHUR —
While still awaiting that first 2012 hole-in-one report, here’s a reminder that I’m taking votes for favorite golf movie. Response has been slow, so I’m going to take votes through the end of January. Just e-mail your choice to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thus far, Caddyshack and Tin Cup are in a dead heat . . . The Babe Zaharas DogFight was won in 20&6 by the team of Butch Cross, Dwayne Morvant, Dillard Darbonne and Gary Anderson. Placing second at 18&7 was the foursome of Steve Picou, Teddy Davis, Ed Hetzel and Paul Duplantis. Third at 17&5 was the team of Troy Sedatole, Jack Pittman, Emmanuel Preston and Ron Block. Closest to the pin winners were Adam Noel (No. 2), David English (No. 7), Roger Kock (No. 12) and Rick Pritchett (No. 15) . . . The Super Saturday Game at Zaharias was played in a team 2 ball format and ended in a two-way tie. The foursome of Tom Lawton, Thad Borne, Art Lecoq and Steve Cameron finished minus 6, as did the team of Cody Metts, Larry Johnson, Richard Sibley and Harold Roundtree . . . The Seniors at The Babe was also played in a team 2 ball format, with the team of Jim Jordan, Roy Martinez, Dan Flood and Stedman Taheny winning both nines. They were minus 6 on the front and minus 3 on the back. Closest to the pin winners were Harold Wilkinson (No. 2), Larry Morris (No. 7), Larry Thompson (No. 12) and Orland DeFrates (No. 15) . . . The team of J.R. Humble, Bob May, Tommy Leon and Dan Flood finished 13&3 to win the Bayou Din DogFight. Second at 12&4 was the team of Troy Sedtal, David English, Gary Anderson and Bob Moore . . . The Patch Senior 50 game was played in a two-ball front, with the team of Dennis Walsh, Gerald Huebel, Walter Colvin and Ronnie Scirella finishing in a three-way tie at minus 6 on the front and winning the back in minus 10. Also finishing at minus 6 on the front was the team of Rick Labove, Don MacNeil, Richard McClelland and Don Storey and the foursome of Richard Briggs, Bob Briggs, David Arnaud and Wes McGuire . . . Twyman Ash finished at plus 9 to win the Friday Seniors at Belle Oaks. Norm Shannon and Rufus Mier tied for second at minus 5. Bill Worsham (No. 8) and Shannon (No. 12) . . . As most golf fans know, the 2012 PGA Tour kicked off this past week with Steve Stricker winning the Hyundai Tournament of Champions and pocketing $1.12 millon for his effort. Next to Stricker, the biggest winners may have been Dustin Johnson, Fredrik Jacobson and Brandt Snedeker. Because they had qualified for the event by winning a tournament in 2011, but could play because of injuries, they were each awarded a last-place share of $59,000 . . . Those who are putting on charity tournaments in 2012 are reminded that Babe Zaharias pro Ed Campbell is putting together a master list of area tourneys to be published in the Port Arthur News in mid February. Anyone who would like to have their event on the list should contact Campbell at 722-8286 with the tournament name, date it will be played and the host course.
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