By John Carson
Although the temperature highs were not as high as some past years, there was plenty of humidity. Kevin Murray and his guest Casey Harbour were the champions and are now proud owners of green jackets. The runners up were Robert Weems and his guest Tucker Weems. Third place went to Bill Wengert and his guest Vance Stauffer.
Flight winners were as follows: Flight 1 – Kevin Murray and Casey Harbour; Flight 2 – Eric Vossman and Blake Olney; Flight 3 – Mike Noack and Randy O’Shea; Flight 4 – Bill Wengert and Vance Stauffer; Flight 5 – Robert Weems and Tucker Weems; Flight 6 – Colin Ashby and Steve Larkin; Flight 7 – Geof Gehring and Chris Gehring; Flight 8 – Scott Strohm and Bruce Strohm; Flight 9 – Charlie Gomer and Chuck Gomer; Flight 10 – Gene Koski and Matt Kornfeind; Flight 11 – Phil Caballero and Wayne Johnson; Flight 12 – David Prather and Bill Mahood.
The Par 3 Derby Winners were as follows:
Flights 1 thru 6. 1st – Jim Ericson and Brad Mickens; 2nd – John Cotter and Billy Meyer; 3rd – John Emanuels and Steve Brown.
Flights 7 thru 12. 1st – Dave Blakenship and Geno Huenint; 2nd – Phil Caballero and Wayne Robinson; 3rd – Geof Gehring and Chris Gehring.
The Putting Contest Winners were as follows:
Flights 1 thru 6. T-1st – Thad Millard and Cary Bourque, Steve Hull and Mike Eichenauer; 3rd – Kevin Murray and Casey Harbour.
Flights 7 thru 12. 1st – Jeff Welch and Joel Plaas; 2nd – Dave White and Mickey Stewart; 3rd – Ed Markley and Craig Scherzer;
The Chipping Contest Winners are as follows:
Flights 1 thru 6. 1st – Kevin Murray and Casey Harbour; 2nd – Robert Weems and Tucker Weems; 3rd – Kevin Londeen and Eric Londeen.
Flights 7 thru 12. 1st – Charlie Gomer and Chuck Gomer; 2nd – Steve Roellchen and John Prince; 3rd – Whitey Kuhn and Rick Miles.
The QMGA would like to thank Head Professional Tom Aikmus and the pro shop staff, Golf Course Superintendent Jeff Eldridge and his staff, The Club House Manager Mark Allen and his staff and all the volunteers from the QWGA and the QMGA, whose combined efforts which made the Lake Classic come together and make the event a success.
A special thanks to this year’s Lake Classic Chairman, Roy Owens, for all his work and worry for such an event as the Classic.