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:: 2C Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter As sure as the sun will set. it will rise again tomorrow. That holds true for golf as well. There is always tomorrow when it comes to playing the game we so dearly love. I'm a true believer the game of golf is won between the ears, both personally and competitively• Remember this and employ it when the not-so-great round is in the making. We've all heard the old adage about turning the negative into a positive. We should always be able to take away something from our last round, both good and bad. PRO'S CORNER PGA JON JARESS Professional, Director of Golf Nakoma Golf Resort But for some strange reason, instead of exercising the making-lemons-into-lemonad e school of thought, we often apply Einstein's very definition of insanity - doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Throw caution to the wind and mix it up. This could be as simple as our pace of walk from our car to the golf shop. Make that leisurely country club stroll, and as Walter Hagen once put it, take time to smell the roses• What Walter is saying is enjoy the things that are right in front of us. Even though a range ball just cracked my windshield and the outside service kid ran over my clubs with a cart I'm good. I found a flower, took a whiff and walked slowly to thefirst tee. Knowing the game is usually won on the first tee, I negotiated my bets for a sure victory. I felt so good, I was searching for another whiff. A bit of a rough start, but I think this Hagen dude might be on to something. The Grind Standing on the fi_rst tee, I spot it, that lovely lake lingering on the right side. As I tee up my ball, ! take a moment to enjoy the beauty and I'm ready. But, low and behold - bingo - a new Pro V at the bottom of the lake. What the ... this can't be! I took two whiffs and drank in the lake's majestic aesthetics• This Hagen guy needs to hang it up. Relax and break it down. Water on the right, so hit it left. How do we do this consistently? By playing the odds. Tee your ball up as far as you can on the side of the trouble and then hit away from it. This approach will open up the fairway tremendously. We need to think strategically like this with every swing of the club or tap of the putter. Up hill, down hill, side hill or flat? Wind in our face, or at our back? Putting with the grain, or against it? The questions are limitless. To make the most of every round we play, we must survey our surrounds before every shot. This is the grind. The windshield can be fixed, the six iron can be reordered, but some flowers only bloom once a year. Take the time, walk with Walter, and smell the roses. Jon Jaress is the PGA head golf professional at Nakoma Golf Resort in Clio. To inquire about private lessons or to ask him a question, email him at jjaress@nakomagolfresort.com. ° GOLF RESULTS Bailey Creek Women's journalist and golfer Susan Club Fornoff, from Oakland and After month of planning, Littleton, Colorado. After the Bailey Creek Women's playing with the group, Club hosted an exciting guest Susan spoke at the luncheon, play day on Wed., June 17. adding personal humor and The ladies and the course insight to her time spent welcomed author, speaker, covering the A's for the p & Smoke Whiskey and Cigar Tasting Top Shelf Whiskeys • Food • Fun bar ~. grill (~" PLUMAS PINES 402 POPLAR VALLEY RD., www.plumaspinesgolf.com i Sacramento Bee and the on hole No. 8 by Mo Clark. low net, Lorraine Cornish Chronicle. She also (65). entertained the audience Graeagle Meadows An abundance of chip-ins with her highlights from her Women's Golf Club were made by (one each): books, "Confessions of a Golf On Thursday, June 25, 23Carol Desmond (No. 14), Slut" and "Lady in the intrepid players teed it up in Carol Miller (No. 12), Renee Locker Room." The 97 degree heat (no breeze) to Miller (No. 17), Priscilla afternoon of fun concluded contend for June's Ace of Piper (No. 13), Dee Walker with book signings and Aces Qualifier. The (No. 12), and Suzie Wiese (No. picture taking. Qualifiers (survivors} were: 13). Joining the Bailey Creek Red Tee Division, low gross: members were golfers from Cheryl Brennan (94); low net, Mt. Huff Golf Diamond Mountain, Table Suzie Wiese (79); Combo Tee Hot enough for ya'? Mountain and LACC courses. Division, low net, Jennifer Well, it's not too hot for A two-person best ball format Baker (67). These sturdygolf on the Wednesday was played with two flights, souls will contend in Morning Scramble on June The following were awarded September in the Ace of Aces 24. Good turnout, great time gift certificates: first flight: Playoff. was had. first place, Mary Craig and There was also a funky In first place at a smoking Michelle Reghero (LACC); game of the day: "Hate 'Em," ten under par was the team second place, Maggie in which each player, before of Le{r Sorosinski, Matt Hemming and Madeline the beginning of play, Rutledge and Dick Grace. Furman (LACC). Second designates one hole on the In second place the hot flight: first place, Karen front nine, and one hole on team of Tom Gossett, Jeff Scurlock and Karen Eastham the back nine that she wants Stevens, Mary Trafton and (Table Mountain); second to "throw out," along with its Margie Joseph sizzled at nine place, Kim Holiday and handicap strokes (after the under. Diana Pallari (Bailey Creek). round was completed, many Closest to the pin was Closest to the pin on hole No. wanted to change the twodriven by Don McConnell on 8 was awarded to Cathy holes to be "thrown out," number eight and Leo Rideout. including this scribe). The Sorosinski hit the chip-in. As Wed., June 24, found the winners from the Red Tees a matter of fact, Leo hit three weather heating up and a few were: fi_rst low gross, chip-ins. Leo rocks! more members returning to Priscilla Piper, with a 74 It just got a tad warmer, the Lake. Our game of the gross for her selected 16 but a brisk breeze came up in day was "Toss 'Em," holes; second low gross,time for the Thursday allowing the players to throw Cheryl Brennan (84); first Evening Scramble on June out their three worstholes low net, Dee Walker (59); 25th. Yes, it was hot, but the and deduct half of their second low net, Debbie competition was, too. handicap. Peterson (66). In first place at six under The first flight winners In the Combo Tee Division, par was the team of Darel were Ginger Birchfield in First Flight, 1st low gross Joseph, Marie Joseph and first place and Jan Vortman was won by Janie Grossman Jeff Stevens. placing second. Second flight: (76); f'n-st low net, Linda Second place was decided first place Joyce Gronroos Bilger (59); second low net, by a chip-in and the kudos and second place Diana Jennifer Baker (60); Second went to Jesse Larson, David Pallari, also chipping in on Flight, first low gross, Ellen Smuts, and John Bowen. hole 18. A "birdie" was made Fearing (90); first low net, Closest to the pin on No. Annie Fischer (60); second nine was hit by Jeff Stevens and the long drive on No. six went to Mike Astin. The play was followed by a family-style meal of chicken Alfredo, salad and garlic bread. Ashley is a fantastic cook, just in caseyou haven't had the Thursday evening "apres-le-golf' feast. Graeagle Men's Club Results The week of June 19 saw lots of golf at Graeagle Meadows• The Badditos started it off with Individual Low Net and Skins• Marv Pierce won again with a net 67. At least he was tied this time, by Eric Nelson. Jim Oster took third with a 69. A record 11 skins were won by everybody. Bill Kennedy got a little greedy and took two. The long ball Bandits followed with their own game of Low Net. Dan Anderson and Bryan Hansen tied for first with a pair of 67s. Jack Gilbert and Mike Herrington were close behind with a pair of 69s. Winston Giles, recovering from injury, was able to join the fun for the fn'st time this year as the only contestant in the "social" flight. Welcome back Winston. On Sunday, The Men's and Women's Clubs joined forces for their annual Mini Ha Ha Tournament. With four flights, there were lots of winners. 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