Key Royale golf news
The Key Royale Club men and women teamed up on June 5 for a coed team-low-net scramble. The team of Barbara Estok, Sylvia Price, Chaz McMullin and Moon Mullen carded an 11-under-par 21 to take home first place. Second place went to the team of Margaret Ksiazek, Erma McMullen, Bob Dickinson and Larry Fowler, who shot a 10-under 22. One shot back in third place was the team of Joyce Reith, Nancy Grimme, Rosewitha Fowler and Dick Grimme.
Matt Behan chipped in on number six, while Charlie Knopp did the same on hole nine. Moon Mullen won the closest-to-the-pin contest on hole one, while Bev Neville captured the closest-to-the-pin contest hole eight.
The men of the Key Royale Club played an 18-hole, individual-low-net golf tournament June 3. Bob Kral matched the PGA tour record score of 59 by Al Geiberger to take first place. Second place went to Bob Jorgensen with a 63, followed by Dick Grimme at 64 and Vince Mercadante at 65.
The men played a 9-hole, best-ball-of-foursome game on June 1. The team of Danny Hayes, Austin Rice, Bob King and Ralph Bassett combined to card a 7-under-par 25 to earn the day’s bragging rights. Three teams carded 27 to tie for second place.
Only two teams managed to emerge from pool play June 6 with the prerequisite 3-0 record and were left to battle for the day’s bragging rights in horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City hall pits. Steve Grossman and Tom Skoloda edged Bob Hawks and Tom Rhodes 21-19 to claim first place for the day.
The June 3 games saw Jay Disbrow and Sam Samuels claim first place for the day after being the only team to post a 3-0 pool-play record. Grossman and Skoloda earned second-place honors by defeating Debbie Rhodes and Dalton Aquilo 22-15.
Play gets under way at 9 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by random team selection. There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.