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CMGC Rules Committee: Determining “Nearest Point of Relief”December 6th, 2016 posted by John Rains
The CMGC Rules Committee recently provided the definition of nearest point of relief to be used when taking relief from interference. The interference was from an immovable obstruction or from an unusual ground condition.
In a follow-up to the Rules definition is how to determine the nearest point of relief.
Determining “Nearest Point of Relief”
Question: The Note to the Definition of “Nearest Point of Relief” provides that the player should determine this point by using “the club with which he would have made his next stroke if the condition were not there to simulate the address position, direction of play and swing for such stroke.
“May the player use any club, address position, direction of play or swing in determining the nearest point of relief?
Answer: No. In determining the nearest point of relief accurately it is recommended that the player use the club, address position, direction of play and swing (right or left-handed) that he would have used had the obstruction or condition not been there.
For example, the player has interference from an immovable obstruction and, were it not for the obstruction, he would have used a right-handed stroke with a 4-iron to play the ball from its original position towards the green. To determine the nearest point of relief accurately, he should use a right-handed stroke with a 4-iron and the direction of play should be towards the green.
CMGC Supports Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots-Sat. Dec. 10thNovember 28th, 2016 posted by John Rains
The CMGC again will support the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in 2016. In working with Col. Michael Wastila USMCR the CMGC will be conducting a toy drive in connection with this year’s Past Presidents’ Memorial Tournament.
A toy collection box to be placed at the check-in table on Saturday morning, Saturday December 10th. Members can simply bring a new, unwrapped toy for donation to check-in on that morning. Please remember to bring an unwrapped ball, doll and sporting equipment as a few gift thoughts on that Saturday morning.
Best, JR Rains
CMGC Board of Governors
Savvy Huffman Tournament Winners Mike Maloney and John MeyerNovember 16th, 2016 posted by John Rains
Congratulations to the team of Mike Maloney and John Meyer who won the annual Savvy Huffman tournament with a net 127. The event had a better ball partners format followed by a Pinehurst scoring process on Sunday.
Flight 1 winners were Ed Bastarache and Chris Murray, with William Smith and Michael Williams and Roy Burchill and Paul Gargan tying for 2nd place.
Flight 2 winners were Maloney and Meyer with David Hudson and Bill Wilson in 2nd place, and Ron Mispagel and Richard Kersulis in 3rd place.
Flight 3 winners were Jon Dickie and Alan Kulp, with Bob Stuermer and Ray Moore in 2nd place, and Ken Flandro and Lee Duneclift in 3rd place.
Flight 4 had a tie for 1st place with Bob Concannon and Marty Jensen and Gene Kemp and Tony Blatnik, with David Kachigan and Jeff Armstrong in 3rd place.
In the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree category, Taylor Wagner, the great grandson of Savvy Huffman, won closest to the hole at the 11th on Sunday!
Thanks to all those who participated over the weekend.
Bob Concannon Wins November 2-in-1 SatelliteNovember 16th, 2016 posted by John Rains
Congratulations to the Bob Concannon who won the November 2-in-1 Satellite with a net 66. The November 5th tournament format was a combination of stroke play with a dish is skins.
Flight 1 was won by Mike Maloney, with Roman Lansang in 2nd place and Jeb Bakke and David Bryant tying for 3rd place.
Flight 2 had a tie for 1st place with Stephen Smith and Dan Malloy, with Ray Puffpaff and Rod Ritchie tying for 3rd place.
Flight 3 also had a tie for 1st place with Mike Senkier and Joe Calabria, with Tom Thompson in 3rd place.
Flight 4 was won by Concannon with Troy Darrock in 2nd place and Joe Ravenis in 3rd place.
Thanks to all those who participated.