The Senior Club Championship
At the end of May, we hosted “The Senior Club Championship”. Leading after round one was Matt Griffin with a 72 and following him was Steve Hultquist with a 74 and BK Cody and Todd Ezell with a 76. Defending champion, Dennis Emerson, Mike Lewis and Bill Stillwell opened round one with a 77 and only trailed the leader by 5 shots. Matt Griffin closed round two with a 75 for a total of 147 to become our new Senior Club Champion. Coming in second was Steve Hultquist with a 74, 75 (total 149) and in third Dennis Emerson 77, 73 (total 150). Great playing, Matt Griffin, for winning the 2013 Senior Club Championship.
In the President’s Flight, David Barker lead the net flight with an opening 72 and following was Steve Phillips with a net 73. Finishing the last hole in the rain, the two played strong and finished the round tied for First Place with net scores of 145 for both days. Coming in third was Jimmy Locke with a net total of 153.
Congratulations to all those players who took first in their flights and great playing.
Ladies Club Championship
In June, the Ladies Club Championship was played to see who would be crowned the Ladies Club Champion for 2013. After round one, SuSu Meyer was leading the field with an opening round of 79. Cheryl Wood, Trish Butler, and Sherry Maytorena followed SuSu. On round two, SuSu followed up with an 84 to be crowned our new Ladies Club Champion. Congratulations, SuSu Meyer, for your great play and performance. In second place was Ariana Almond making a great comeback with her Round Two score of 86. Finishing in third place were Anne Hearn and Sherry Maytorena. In the Net Flight, Carla Barlow opened with her best round of the year with a net 66 and Marian Ezell followed behind in second. Carla held in her last round to finish the event with a net 66, 78 for a total of 144 to finish first in the Net Flight. Finishing in second place with a 73, 75 was Marian Ezell and coming in one shot behind Marian was Joan Spear with a 149. Great play all week and congratulations again to all the players.
Right around the corner is this year’s 2013 Men’s Member Guest, “The Futurity”. The all-inclusive, threeday event will showcase our beautiful golf course, immaculate greens, and addition to our outstanding food and hospitality. This year’s event will be lined up with a full schedule of events, which will include practice round on Thursday, followed by competitive golf on Friday and Saturday. Breakfast and lunch will be served on Friday and Saturday. Practice rounds will be included on Thursday for your guests and spouses. On Friday night, we will have a fabulous dinner lined up for you and your guests in the Vista Room, along with complimentary drinks. Spouses are welcome on Friday. Following the men’s starting times on Friday, we’ll have a Ladies’ Day Golf Tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m. with a fun format and lunch following play. On Thursday during registration, there will be a tee gift value for each player; equipment and soft goods will be available from vendors including Titleist, FootJoy, Taylormade, and Callaway. The staff and I are looking forward to making this year’s event a great success and yet a memorable one for you and your guests. To sign up or to receive further information for this year’s Futurity, please call the Golf Shop at (830) 895-8500.
We would also like to welcome our new Assistant Golf Professionals – Robert Wenning and Stephen Knight. Robert grew up in Dallas and played golf at both Schreiner University and briefly at University of North Texas. Robert is newly married and excited to be a part of the Comanche Trace team. The things he has excelled at in the past, such as going above and beyond in the areas of customer service and work ethic, are attributes that he brings with him to the club. Stephen comes to Comanche Trace from the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, where he was the Assistant Golf Professional at Shady Oaks before accepting the Head Golf Professional position at SugarTree Golf Club in Dennis, Texas. Stephen is also recently married and is delighted to now call the Hill Country “home”.