Honeywell Golf Course hosted the 2012 PGA Senior Championship Thursday and Friday. The two day event brought players to Wabash from clubs around the state. The tournament went to the wire with Gary Sowinski of Briar Ridge Country Club and David Carich of The Bridgewater Club having to play a sudden death hole to decide a winner, which was Sowinski. Both players shot a two day total of 138.
|Gary Sowinski Briar Ridge CC (p)||-4||F||-2||69||69||138|
|David Carich The Bridgewater Club||-4||F||E||67||71||138|
|Denny Hepler Raccoon Run GC||-2||F||-2||71||69||140|
|Quinn Griffing Donald Ross GC||-2||F||E||69||71||140|
|Scott Steger Anderson CC||+1||F||+1||71||72||143|
|Denny Ford Pleasant Run GC||+2||F||+1||72||72||144|
|Tim Pittenger Albany GC||+2||F||+1||72||72||144|
|Bill Schumaker Crooked Lake GC||+3||F||+1||73||72||145|
|Scott Morris Gray Eagle GC||+3||F||+2||72||73||145|
|Jeff Schroeder Greg Norman Collection||+3||F||+2||72||73||145|
|Todd Sandow Sycamore GC||+4||F||-3||78||68||146|
|Randy Hunt Ki-Ann GC||+4||F||-1||76||70||146|
|Cary Hungate Green Acres GC||+4||F||+1||74||72||146|
|Bill Miller PGA Life Member||+4||F||+1||74||72||146|
|Perry Dotson The Player’s Club @ Woodland Trails||+4||F||+3||72||74||146|
|Bob Rothgeb Logansport GC||+5||F||+6||70||77||147|
|Greg Havill The Woodstock Club||+6||F||+2||75||73||148|
|Kent Lockwood Cricket Ridge CC||+7||F||+3||75||74||149|
|Lon Kinney PGA Life Member||+7||F||+6||72||77||14|
|Terry Govern Swan Lake Golf Resort||+8||F||+3||76||74||150|
|Bob Placido Pleasant Run GC||+10||F||+6||75||77||152|
|Rick Hemsoth McMillen Park GC||+11||F||+7||75||78||153|
|Tom Harris Delaware CC||+12||F||+8||75||79||154|
|John Messner The Ravines GC||+14||F||+13||72||84||15|
|Mike Reynolds Evansville CC||+15||F||+7||79||78||157|
|Pat Welch Woodland CC||+15||F||+8||78||79||157|
|Bill Murray PGA Life Member||+18||F||+12||77||83||160|
|Jeff Bridgford Sunrise GC||+19||F||+7||83||78||161|
|Chip Sadler Dick’s Sporting Goods||+26||F||+11||86||82||168|
|Mel Thomas Honeywell GC||+28||F||+14||85||85||170|
|J.D. Hull Sprig O’Mint GC||+35||F||+21||85||92||177|
County amateur runner up Jarrod McKee is the 2012 Honeywell Golf Course club champion. McKee won the two day event, firing a two day total 149. Brad Olson was a close second with a two day total of 153.
Championship Net Winners
Jarrod McKee 74-75 149 Roger White
Brad Olson 76-77 153 Stan Leland
Gary Grimm 73-82 155 Mike Shira
Phil Draper 79-80 159 Ty Baer
Roger Flitcraft 81-84 165 Chad McWhirt
Gary Bryant 85-86 171 Larry Conner
Ken Dale 91-84 175 Jim Hunt
Steve Conner 83-93 176 Steve Fox
The final day of the county amateur golf tournament was Sunday at Honeywell Golf Course with seven different divisions being crowned. Day one was played at Etna Acres.
The super, super senior class (70 & over) was won by Jim Ridenour firing an 89 on Sunday for a two day total of 173. Paul Schroeter was second.
The super senior(60-69) class was won by Dan Bickel, firing a Sunday 81 for a 164 total. Roger Flitcraft was second.
Winning the senior class was Drew Smith with 86 on Sunday for a 174 total. Richard(Digger) Bell was second.
The ladies class was won by JoDee Dale, firing 92 on Sunday for a 176 total. Liz Conley was second.
The open class was divided in to flights after day one.
The second flight was won by Jack Leland, firing 77 on Sunday for a 163 total. Troy Cole was second.
The first flight was won by Roger White, shooting 77 on Sunday for a 157 total. M.J. Vrooman was second.
The championship flight was won by Quinton Flora. Flora(74) trailed by three strokes after day one to Jarrod McKee(71) before firing a 74 on Sunday to edge McKee by two strokes and claim the Wabash County Amateur title with a two day total of 148.
All the county player totals are pictured in the last few pictures of the slide show.
Saturday was the opening round of the county amateur golf tournament at Etna Acres Golf Course. The tournament is divided in to four different divisions, open, ladies, senior and super senior.
Leading after day one is Jarrod McKee in the open division, firing a 71. On the heels of McKee are Quinton Flora 74, Trae Cole 75 and Ed Tackett 75.
Leading the ladies division is JoDee Dale with an 84, Liz Conley 91 and Sandi Kastner 104.
On top of the senior class is Drew Smith, firing an 88. Richard Bell shot 91 and Jon Reed 94.
Leading the super seniors is Dan Bickel with 83. Jim Ridenour is right behind with 84, Roger Flitcraft 85 and Dan Hannaford 86.
All scores are shown on the last six pictures of the slide show
The final round is Sunday at Honeywell Golf Course. Tee times are listed in the previous article.
Listed below are the tee times for the final round of the county amateur championship at Honeywell Golf Course. Day one was played at Etna acres.
The ” Little Guy ” junior tour was held at Etna Acres Monday.
Players from Howard, Tipton, Wabash, Huntington, Grant and Miami counties played in the event.
High school boys : 1st, Jack Leland 83, 2nd Nathan Edwards 83, 3rd Richie Brooks 85
High school girls : 1st Elizabeth Conley 83, Kait Wickersham 94, 3rd Jordan Rauh 101
Junior high boys : 1st Austin Trump 42, 2nd Dylan Meyer 45, Caleb Kroh 48
Junior high girls : 1st Dayna Dale 51, Jaylnn Stull 66, Erika Bakehorn 67
The next Little Guy tournament will be July 5th at Chippendale Golf Course, Kokomo. Future events are July 9th @ Dykeman, Logansport, July 11th @ Honeywell, July 18, Peru GC, July 23rd Round Barn, Rochester and July 26th, Rock Hollow, Peru.
Mother’s Day Special
Celebrate mom this Sunday, May 13th by taking her to Honeywell Golf Course! All moms will play for free with a cart as well as receive a free fountain soda and sleeve of golf balls when accompanied by another paid player. Click here to book your Mother’s Day tee time online!
Memorial Day Celebration
We are honoring Veterans this Memorial Day by offering them a free ride when they play. Book a tee time for Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday of Memorial Day Weekend and Veterans will receive a free cart. You must mention that you are a Veteran when booking this time. Call the Pro Shop at (260) 563-8663 to book your tee time for May 25th – 28th or click here!
Couples Friday Night Follies
Sign up now for the Friday Night Couples Event on May 16th at Honeywell! There will be a 6:00pm shotgun carry in following golf. Come join the fun and excitment of the Couples Friday Night Follies! Please call the Pro Shop to sign up.
Honeywell Golf Course will be hosting the FCA Scramble on Monday, May 21st with a 12:00pm Shotgun start. Please check the Pro Shop for course availablity.
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The Staff at Honeywell Golf Course
Hump Day Special
Get over the hump every Wednesday with the following Hump Day Special:
$29 per player for 2 players including cart
$25 per player for 3 or more players including cart
As a special bonus, if you have a foursome you all will receive a sleeve of golf balls!
Loretta Cornwell won the Tuesday Honeywell Ladies Low Net event with a score of 69. There was a 3 way tie for second with Mary Jo McClelland, Anne Ridenour and Shirley Sparks all scoring 72. Four different ladies had chip-ins: Sandi Kastner, Jane Mann, Jayne Pepple and Edith Sparks. Next Tuesday’s modified scramble concludes the regular season.