NCGA Senior 4-Ball Qualifier

June 6th, 2021

With just a few clouds in the sky, Baylands Golf Links was setup for would be a perfect day of golf. This is the 2021 NCGA Senior 4-Ball Qualifier. Who will represent the Palo Alto Golf Club? We had 64 players paired up and divided into three flights of 11 pairs.

In Flight 1, Heath Black & Douglas Marinkovich took home first place with a net 63 (-9). Second place with a net 65 (-7) was had by Dennis Fuller & Donald Ragno. Keith Shiver & John Driver posted a net 66 (-6) to take 3rd place via tie-breaker rules. Steven Guzman & Douglas Olkein also posted a net 66 (-6) to secure the final $45 & 56 TOC points in 4th place.

Flight 2 was tightly contested and 1st place came down to a tie-breaker. Karl Schmidt & Kent Peacock was able to edge out the competition and take first place with a net 62 (-10). Second place, also with a net 62 (-10), and holders of the only gross eagle, goes to Buzz Ogren & Ray Coler. Patrick Beaulieu & Rocky Wolf snagged up 3rd place and their $50 & 60 TOC points with a net 65 (-7). Fourth place was decided by tie-breaker with both teams posting a net 67 (-5) with 4th place taken by Brad Martin and Mark Heucke. 5th place goes to Ryan Hallum & Michael Waller

Flight 3 was also a race to the finish but Paul Lesti & Nick Weyland grabbed the first place spot with a net 64 (-8). Ken Arends & Robert Arends also shot a net 64 (-8) and 2nd place. 3rd place came via tie-breaker, with a net 65 (-7) and held by Karl Berta & Robert Gaffney. James Kaku & Trevor Heathorn took 4th place, also with a net 65 (-7).

We want to also congratulate Karl Schmidt, Kent Peacock, Buzz Ogren, and Ray Coler who will be representing our club for the NCGA Senior 4-Ball Championships. Good luck gentlemen and have fun! Thank you all to joined this weekend and look forward to see you all out on the Links.

Richard Mundy
Webmaster

Place Players Net Score
1 Karl Schmidt + Kent Peacock 62 (-10)
2 Heath Black + Douglas Marinkovich 63 (-9)
3 Buzz Ogren + Ray Coler 63 (-9)
4 Paul Lesti + Nick Weyland 65 (-7)
5 Patrick Beaulieu + Rocky Wolf 65 (-7)
6 Dennis Fuller + Donald Ragno 65 (-7)
7 Keith Shiver + John Driver 66 (-6)
8 Steven Guzman + Douglas Olkein 66 (-6)
9 Karl Berta + Robert Gaffney 67 (-5)
10 Brad Martin + Mark Heucke 67 (-5)
11 Ryan Hallum + Michael Waller 67 (-5)
12 Jim Cowie 67 (-5)
13 Adam Fink + Siegfried Wroebel 67 (-5)
14 Brede Kolsrud + John Tellis 67 (-5)
15 Ken Arends + Robert Arends 68 (-4)
16 Andrew Clauson + Howard Stein 68 (-4)
17 James Kaku + Trevor Heathorn 69 (-3)
18 Jeff Johnson + Gervais Fong 69 (-3)
19 Kevin Yamada + William Wei 70 (-2)
20 Rick Wheat + Michael Kern 70 (-2)
21 Ross Erickson + Lou Sehl 71 (-1)
22 Tom Michalak + Tim Schleiger 71 (-1)
23 Todd Gebhart + Gerg Guslani 72 (E)
24 Kenneth Stalder + James Yeaman 72 (E)
25 Dominic Ascani + John Osness 73 (+1)
26 Nick Gebhart + Greg Guslani 73 (+1)
27 Tyler Biggs + Walter Joyce 73 (+1)
28 Niraj Jain + Dinesh Barman 74 (+4)
29 William Yang + Richard Fikes 77 (+5)
30 Creighton Pockalny + 78 (+6)
31 Jack Woods + Chuck Pickett 80 (+8)
32 Gordon Cole + Gary Pruitt 91 (+19)
Flight 1
Place Players Net Score Purse Points
1 Heath Black + Douglas Marinkovich 63 (-9) $90 100
2 Dennis Fuller + Donald Ragno 65 (7) $70 80
3 Keith Shives + John Driver 66 (-6) $45 56
4 Steven Guzman + Douglas Olkein 66 (-6) $45 56
5 Jim Cowie + Martin Lagod 67 (-5) $0 10
6 Brede Kolsrud + John Tellis 67 (-5) $0 10
7 Adam Fink + Siegried Wroebel 68 (-4) $0 10
8 Andrew Clauson + Howard Stein 68 (4) $0 10
9 Kevin Yamada + William Wei 70 (-2) $0 10
10 Tyler Biggs + Walter Joyce 73 (+1) $0 10
11 Todd Gebhart + Matt Gebhart 84 (+12) $0 10
Flight 2
Place Players Net Score Purse Points
1 Buzz Ogren + Ray Coler 62 (-10) $90 100
2 Karl Schmidt + Kent Peacock 64 (-8) $70 80
3 Patrick Beaulieu + Rocky Wolf 65 (-7) $50 60
4 Brad Martin + Mark Heucke 67 (-5) $20 30
5 Ryan Hallum + Michael Waller 67 (-5) $20 30
6 Jeff Johnson + Gervais Fong 69 (-3) $0 10
T7 Rick Wheat + Michael Kern 70 (-2) $0 10
T7 Ross Erickson + Lou Sehl 70 (-2) $0 10
T9 Kenneth Stalder + James Yeaman 71 (-1) $0 10
T9 Tom Michalak + Tim Schleiger 71 (-1) $0 10
11 Nick Gebhart + Greg Guslani 73 (+1) $0 10
Flight 3
Place Players Net Score Purse Points
1 Paul Lesti + Nick Weyland 64 (-8) $90 100
2 Ken Arends + Robert Arends 64 (-8) $70 80
3 Karl Berta + Robert Gaffney 65 (-7) $45 56
4 James Kaku + Trevor Heathorn 65 (-7) $45 56
5 William Yang + Richard Fikes 69 (-3) $0 10
T6 Dominic Ascani + John Osness 72 (E) $0 10
T6 Niraj Jain + Dinesh Barman 72 (E) $0 10
8 Jack Woods + Chuck Pickett 75 (+3) $0 10
9 Gordon Cole + Gary Pruitt 76 (+4) $0 10
10 Creighton Pockalny + Paolo Werbrouck 77 (+5) $0 10