Ron Adams follows the flight of an approach during his winning performance.
Ron Adams regained his position atop the NW La. District golf competition Friday at Northwood Hills Golf Club.
Adams and Don Ashworth have taken turns posting the low score in the competition for the past five years. Adams shot 42-40–82 on the day, 10 over par. “We all battled slow greens and judging speed on the greens,” said Adams, 73. “And we were playing the ball down.”
Ashworth finished early in the day, posting a 48-46–94, one of his highest scores in the event’s history. Second place Friday went to 80-year old Val Tucker an d 68-year-old Bob Jahnke who posted an 84s, Jahnke on nines of 44-40 and Tucker on nines of 42-42.
On the female side, Jan Warner led with a 46-47–93, followed by Vicki Cella, 48-49–97.
Susan Berry coordinated the event which was carried off with the assistance of club pro Don Donohue and a band of volunteers.
Leading scores in the NW La. District Senior Olympics golf tournament at Northwood Hills Golf Club Friday: Female--Jan Warner 46-47–93, Vicki Cella 48-49–97, Marg Snyder 50-50–100, Susan Berry 50-57–107, Sue Gilley 57-62–119. Male–Ron Adams 42-40–82, Val Tucker 42-42–84, Bob Jahnke 44-40–84, Jon Snyder 43-44–87, Charles Knox 44-44–88, Larry Gilley 44-44–88, Dwayne Pickett 44-44–88, Larry Joubert 46-45–91, Don Ashworth 48-46–94, Steve Pinkley 48-37–95,Tom Bachman 47-49—96, Larry Rowe 47-49–96, Bill Hendricks 48-48–96, Bobby Waddell 48-53—101, Ray Mitchell 47-54—101, Jerry Warren 49-56—105, Dennis Calhoun 55-56—111, Bill Carrier 54-63—117.
Medals: Female—Warner Gold, Cella Silver, Snyder Silver. Male—65-69: Jahnke Gold, Knox Silver, Pickett Bronze. 70-74: Adams Gold, Joubert Silver. 75-79: Jon Snyder Gold, Larry Rowe Silver, Jerry Warren Bronze. 80-84: Tucker Gold, Bachman Silver, Mitchell Bronze.