Association Golfers Hit Links In September

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Low net and four man select drive was the play of the past week for members of the Payson Men's and Women's Golf Associations.

The PWGA 18-hole group battled in the low net tournament won by Isabella Sockrider, in the first flight, with card of 67.

The battle for second place in the flight turned into a dead knot between Laura Meyocks and Mary Jones. Both turned in identical scores of 70.

With a 74, Janice Burns was third.

In the second flight, Joyce Karnes netted a 69 to take the gold. Alesha Calderwood's 75 was good enough for second place.

Sockrider won the closest to the pin contest on No. 17 with a tee shot that rolled to within 31 feet, 8 inches of the flag.

In the PMGA select drive event, Troy Neal, Jack Greenshield, Herb Sherman and Bobby Bryant joined forces for a tally of 167 and first.

For Neal, the day turned into a banner outing. Not only was the former high school basketball coach on the winning team, he also pocketed closest to the pin prize money on two par 3 holes.

On No. 2, he was within 23 feet, 1 inch of the hole and on No. 14, he was 2 feet, 11 inches shy of an ace.

Terry Lindsey, Russ Morris, Tom Dahl and Frank Karnes garnered second place in the tournament. The four scored a 175.

Posting a 179, the foursome of Larry Smith, Gary Vaplon, Sid Gee and Tony LeGault was third.

Closest to the pin winners other than Neal were Frank Szakal (No. 5; 8 feet), Armand Werle (No. 17; 7 feet, 9 inches) and Smith (No. 14; 2 feet, 11 inches).

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