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2C Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter . When to ch i, ose putting over chi Whenever Phil Mickelson no green to work with, the is near the lead 60-degree 60-degree wedge is your wedges, or lob wedges, sellticket. through the roof. Now let's position How do we judge what club ourselves 10 yards off the to use when we are near thegreen with a relatively good green? Unless you are a PGAlie and the pin 30 paces on PP, O'S CORNER Tour player, I recommend the green. Which wedge? JON JARESS keeping the ball out of the air P tching, sand or lob? PGA Professional, Director of Golf as much as possible. Cutting to the chase -- we Nakoma Golf Resort Obviously, when you are want the ball to carry behind a bunker with little to one-third of the way, letting the ball naturally release, or amount of work? Moving myyourself, When was the last roll two-thirds of the way. ego aside, I've found great time you practiced the putter The sand wedge havingmore results in using my putter from off the green? With a loft, will need to be carried 50 from off the green, little bit of practice, you will percent of way. "Off the green?" you say. "I see lower scores. The lob wedge, on the other won't be able to keep the ball hand, will need to be carried on line or control my Jon Jaress is the PGA head golf two-thirds of the way. speeds." professional at Nakoma Golf Knowing that golf is a Remember, the lowest Resort in Clio. To inquire about game where the lowest score score wins and I've found my private lessons or to ask him a wins -- what club is going to worst put is always better question, email him at get you closest with the least than my worst chip. Ask jjaress@nakomagolfresort.com. Vots win three, heading into Division IH championship i~ i ii iiiiii~i ii iiii fl iiiiI i Wyatt Durkin leads the charge for the Chester Volcanoes golf team and shoots the lowest score at Bailey Creek last week, winning his second straight Feather River League MVP title. Jeremiah White, Sawyer Durkin and Quinton Wilkinson were all awarded all-league. Jack Stiarwalt was honorable mention for all-league. Results for Chester's appearance at the Tuesday, May 5, Division Ill championship at Likely~Links in Alturas were not available by press time. File photo by Greg Knight Jack 5tiarwalt 94 ah Labosky --137 Honored as the 5th Friendliest Golf Staff in the U. S. and the 9th Top Golf Course in California in 2014 by GolfAdvisor.com =60 PlayAII Day Available Until May 21 NowOpen NowUntil May21 ,t GOLF RESULTS. Graeagle Meadows tees fought it out but Dan Men's Golf Club Friedman and Chuck Pratt Friday, April 24, the ran away with the event weather held out long with a best ball net score of enough to play in excellent 68. Jim Reynolds and Norm conditions, except for the Miller were a distant second last foursome on the 18thplace with 75. Seventy-five? hole. Twelve Badditos Anyway, so many skins braved the elements to play were won that nobody won low net with Chuck Franckany. One thing is for sure: taking first place with a67, almost everybody had a good followed by Marv Pierce (69) time. and Jim Bilger and John Sciborski coming in third. Mt. Huff Golf Course The Bandits had a game but' The return of balmy results were kept secret this weather brought the week. swallows back, and the . Monday, April 27, allowedgolfers were right behind a large field to participate in them. The turnout for the two best balls out of four. Wednesday Morning The team of Randy and Scramble on April 29 was Debbie Pearson, Pricilla great. Piper and Steve Harding In first place, at 11 under took first place with a net par, was the team of Matt score of 128. Welcome back, Rutledge, Jeff Stevens, Randy and Debbie. :The team Margie Joseph and.Darel of Duane Austin, Ron' Joseph. Tobler, Jac Castleton andIn second place, at 9 under Bill Smidt earned second par, were Ron Carter, Dick place with 130. The Grace and Bill Arave, husband-and-wife team of Ron Carter hit closest to Pratt and Franck came in the pin and he scored the third with 136, while Amychip-in as well. Jeff Stevens Fischer, Tom Gossett, Dick also chipped it in on an eagle Eck and Wally Walker shot. Nice going, Jeff. managed fourth place with a On Thursday evening, the 138. great weather held out and On Wednesday, April 29, we had a good showing for winners from the combo tees the Thursday Evening were the team of Bill Smidt Scramble. and Leo Reihsen (66) and Two teams tied at 3 under Reihsen and Bob Baker (71). par so a chip-off was held to Mr. Reihsen got lucky as a determine the first and blind draw for the doublesecond place. In first place dip. Players on the whitewere Carol Metzdorf, Gary Metzdorf and Matt Rutledge. Second place was awarded to Margie Joseph, Darel Joseph, Dave Ricetti and Ralph Cote. Closest to the pin on the ninth hole was scored by Ly McClellan and Dave Ricetti hit it on the sixth. Ashley served us a fantastic taco bar. Safe to say that everyone left satisfied. Graeagle Meadows Women's Golf Club On the last Thursday of each month, in addition to the game of the day, an Ace of Aces qualifier is held. At the end of the golf season, the players who qualified compete in the Ace of Aces playoff. April's qualifiers included Priscilla Piper, low gross; Holly Anderson, low net (red tee division); and Lois Childress, low net (combo tee division). The game of the day was Best Nine (either front or back nine), minus one-half of the player's handicap.in the red tee division, the winners were first place, Donna Swanson; second place, Debbie Peterson; and third place was a four-way tie among Holly Anderson, Cathy Churchill, Carol Mitchell and Dee Walker. Combo tee division winners included first place, Annie Fischer; second place, Lois Childress; third'place, Ann Pratt; and fourth place, Linda Bilger. Lois Childress and Maureen Ford both had chip-ins. To have gol~ results and club news included in this weekly section, email the information to sports@plumasnews.com by Friday at 3p.m. PLUMASNEWS.COM PI.,UMAS ....... GOLF RESORT www.PlumasPinesGolf.cOm 402 Poplar Valley Road, Graeagle, Ca