2014 Better Ball of Pairs Championship

Casa de Campo – La Romana, D.R.
February 6-9, 2014

Casa de Campo once again provided the perfect winter getaway for Members in attendance at the 2014 ASGA Better Ball of Pairs Championship.  Temperatures were, as always, a warm 83 degrees and sunny during the day with gentle Caribbean breezes.  Teeth of the Dog, consistently ranked among the best courses in the World, was in outstanding condition, as was the Dye Fore course which continues to improve each year and is considered the favored course by many.  The food, drink and service were also as good as ever and our opening reception and dinner at sunset at The Beach Club was the perfect way to start the week with a great guitar trio and a cigar roller!

As is always the case with ASGA events, the hospitality and camaraderie were featured throughout and we were thrilled to welcome eight terrific new members and guests!!! – Kieran and Susan Duffy of Jupiter, FL; Bill Franz of Naples, FL; Billy Harper of Hobe Sound, FL; Charlie Johnson of Woodbridge, CT; Roger and Gayle Klouda of Cedar Rapids, IA; Rick McKinnish of Wagener, SC; Phil and Susan Morse of Lake George, NY; Buzz and Colette Tarver of Lakeland, FL;  – to their first event with ASGA and hope that we see them at many more to come.

Some great play also highlighted the week and congratulations go to the team of Billy Harper and Rick McKinnish who took home the title for the top Gross prize, highlighted by under par rounds in both the second and third rounds for a total of 4-under par…truly great playing on two very difficult golf courses!!!  Congratulations also go to Ken Kinsey and new Member Roger Klouda for their great play in posting the best Net score and taking top Net honors.

In the Ladies Championship Division, the top gross score was posted by Susan Duffy while Pam Woerner took home the trophy for low net.  Congratulations also to Gayle Klouda and Carol Cerone who tied at the top of the Stableford Division.