BCI Remodeling nabs city golf championship
BCI Remodeling won the league championship of the Cross Creek Men’s Golf Association Sunday taking out Hi-Way Service with a gross score of 320-361 and after the handicap was figured in BCI held a 289-307 advantage.
The two teams had advanced to play Sunday by winning team matches Saturday. BCI had captured the Thursday Night division play with a 326-340 gross score win over Complete Flooring and 297-309 handicap mark. In Monday Night action, Hi-Way Service fought off a challenge from Mr. Grumpy Pants, 337-365 (gross) and 283-306 (handicap).
In the semi-finals, three golfers shot sub-80 rounds in the Thursday night tilt with Keith Blythe and Bob Goulet tearing up the Cross Creek course with one-over par rounds of 73 for Complete Flooring and Steve Pilkington fired a 79 for the eventual winners. The next two scores for Complete Flooring found Mike Rambo and John Goulet with respective marks of 95 and 99 and when BCI’s Jim Manley and Greg Litchfield both toured the course in 80 strokes and Jeff Bauermeister posted an 88, they were able to sneak past the strong play of Blythe and Goulet.
Hi-Way Service rode to a nearly 30 stroke win over Mr. Grumpy Pants and they were led by Kraig Hart and Scott Ellsworth with rounds of 75 and 76 respectively. while Craig Coshow ended up at 84 and Mike Grimm had a 102. Luke Ainsworth had the low effort for Mr. Grumpy Pants with a 79. Kevin Mahlan took an 88, Brian Ehrsam came in at 91, and Ray Ditto had a 107.
That set up another 18-hole encounter for the title on Sunday. Bauermeister took a 76 for medalist honors for the winners while Hart knocked in three birdies on the front nine enroute to a 35 but the back nine wasn’t as kind and he ended with a 77.
The rest of the BCI team played consistent golf as well with Manley and Litchfield get taking 81 shots while Pilkington toured the links in 82 swings. For Hi-Way Service, Other players for Hi-Way Service found Ellsworth at 83, Coshow at 94, and Grimm with a 107.