Donna Cole (left) and Ed Reynolds were female and male medalists in Miniature Golf.
Top female scorers included (from left) Juanita Tucker, Mary Price, Louise Rowell and Linda Brangham.
A father-son medal performance for Jerry Warren (front) and Jimmy Warren
TORRID RACE IN MEN’S GROUP
Donna Cole and Ed Reynolds, two newcomers to the Northwest District’s Miniature Golf competition, posted the low score in their respective divisions Thursday evening at Party Central in Bossier City.
Reynolds shot six-over par 42 to pace the men’s competition, a stroke better than last year’s low scorer Harold Harvill, Bob Taylor and Lionel Brangham, who conducted the event. Cole posted 48 to lead the women, two better than Juanita Tucker and three ahead of Mary Price.
It is interesting to see the attention Harvill draws in this event (he has been low scorer 14 times over the years). When Taylor, who beat Harvill for the honor in 2002, rolled in a hole-in-one on the 18th hole, he realized he had tied Harvill at 43. Alas Taylor and Harville were in the same age bracket (70-74) with Reynolds. Under tournament rules, ties are broken by a scorecard playoff in determining the medal standings and Harvill captured the Silver Medal and Taylor settled for bronze behind Reynolds’ gold.
Brangham won the Gold Medal in the 65-69 age group. Bill Snow and Jerry Warren also won age group Gold Medals among the men.
Besides Cole, Carol Estrada, Juanita Tucker, Mary Price and Louise Rowell won Gold Medals among the women. On the women’s leader board, Tucker 50, Price 51, Rowell 52, Linda Brangham 53 and Sally Vaughan 54 followed Cole. Top men’s scores included Steve Pinkley 47. Jerry Warren 47, Jimmy Warren 47 and Bill Snow 47.
Female Ages 60-64: Donna Cole 48 Gold. Linda Johnson 64 Silver. No Bronze awarded. 65-69: Louise Rowell 52 Gold. Linda Brangham 53 Silver. Betty Smith 62 Bronze. 70-74: Carol Estrada 56 Gold. Jeanette Kohlnhofer 56 Silver (tie broken by scorecard playoff). Marilyn Hainey 58 Bronze. 75-79: Juanita Tucker 50 Gold. Sallie Vaughn 54 Silver. Kay Aldrich 57 Bronze. 80-84: Mary Price 51 Gold. Doris Carter 56 Silver. Retta Matthews 64 Bronze.
Males Ages 65-69: Lionel Brangham 43 Gold. Steve Pinkley 47 Silver. Jimmy Warren 47 Bronze (tie broken by scorecard playoff). 70-74: Ed Reynolds 42 Gold. Harold Harvill 43 Silver. Bob Taylor 43 Bronze (tie broken by scorecard playoff). 75-79: Bill Snow 47 Gold. Jim Aldrich 49 Silver. Leon Darden 54 Bronze. 80-89: Jerry Warren 47 Gold. Gary Price 52 Silver. Les Brosset 54 Bronze.