August 5, 2010
Memphis Democrat Calcutta Draws 26 Teams to TRGC
Turnout for tournaments at Timber Ridge Golf Course continued to trend upwards as 26 two-man teams took part in Sunday’s 27-hole calcutta sponsored by the Memphis Democrat.
The two-player teams played nine holes in the morning round to establish three flights for the 18-hole calcutta played in the afternoon.
The team of Holt and Harris tied for first place in both the calcutta and the overall tournament. They shot a 57 in the last 18 holes to score an 86 for the 27-hole tourney score. The team of Turner and Stewart opened with a tourney best 28 on the first nine holes, but shot a 58 in the calcutta to tie for first in the tournament with an 86. They lost out in the calcutta as the team of Blackman and Beville shot a 57 to tie for first. That gave them an 87 overall, good for third place in the tournament.
The team of Mike Frazier and Kyle Lister won a playoff to claim first place in the A flight with a total score of 95. They shot a 32 in the opener and finished up with a score of 63 in the calcutta, which was good for second place in it. That was because the team of Kent and Srnka shot a 62 in the calcutta to claim first and to tie for the best score overall before losing out in the playoff and having to settle for second place. The team of Ken McMinn and Ryan Robinson shot a 98 to earn third place in the tournament.
Chris Hunt and Steve Simpson took home top honors in the B flight, winning the calcutta with a 67 and tying for first in the tournament with a 102. They tied with the team of Horner and Biggerstaff, who shot a 67 in the clacutta after an opening round 35 to tie for the best tourney score and take home second in the calcutta. Third place in the tournament went to Harry Ransford and Gary Young with a score of 106.