On a bright afternoon, these participants helped close down the curtain on our 24th season.
2016 CHIPS AND PUTTS ITS WAY INTO RECORDBOOK
Larry Joubert captured two Gold Medals, Jerry and his son Dale each captured a gold medallion and Leon Darden wrapped up the golfing sweepstakes crown during the annual Chip and Putt competition of the NW District Senior Olympics at The Practice Tee May 29th.
Joubert was the best among 70-74 age group entries in putting, ahead of Richard Beall and Robert Gatti. He bested Gatti and Joel McKinzie in chipping. Beall was the only golfer to can a putt in the competition, making and 18-foot downhiller.
Dale Warren claimed gold in putting and his dad gold in the 75-79 age bracket.
Darden won a Gold Medal in chipping among the 75-79s and a silver in putting and those two medals carried him to the best showing among contestants who entered the four events used to determine the golf sweepstakes winner, 18-hole medal play, miniature golf and chipping and putting. To be eligible, contestants must enter all four.
65-69: Steve Pinkley Gold. Harold Delaune Silver. 70-74: Larry Joubert Gold. Robert Gatti Silver. Joel McKenzie Bronze. 75-79: Leon Darden Gold. Jerry Warren Silver.
50-54: Dale Warren Gold. 65-69 Harold Delaune Gold. Steve Pinkley Silver. 70-74: Larry Joubert Gold. Richard Beale Silver. Robert Gatti Bronze. 75-79: Jerry Warren Gold. Leon Darden Silver.