Thursday, August 21, 2014

Taylor, Tout ace 14th hole at McCormick Creek in Nappanee

A calender of area results and summer tournaments.

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 12:25 p.m.



Christiana Creek

Walt Fallon

ELKHART — Walt Fallon shot a hole-in-one at Christiana Creek Country Club.

Fallon aced the 125-yard No. 12 hole with a 3-hybrid. Witnesses were Gene Hungate, Harry Lovejoy and Dave Solow.

Four Lakes

Barbara Karch

ADAMSVILLE — Barbara Karch shot a hole-in-one Saturday, May 31, at Four Lakes Country Club.

Karch aced the No. 7 hole with a 7-wood. The shot was witnessed by Don Collins.

Greg Zeigert

ADAMSVILLE — Greg Zeigert shot a hole-in-one at Four Lakes Country Club.

Zeigert aced the 191-yard No. 15 hole with a 3-iron.

McCormick Creek

Earl Taylor and Bill Tout

Earl Taylor and Bill Tout, among 28 individuals playing in the Sodbusters league out of Goshen, recorded back-to-back holes-in-one on the 113-yard 14th on Tuesday, June 3, at McCormick Creek. Each used a pitching wedge. Witnesses included Bob Mason, Tom Yoder, Jim Nicholas, Gordan Foster, Ralph Bontrager and Edd Saunders.




18-Hole Women: Low gross: A Flight — Joyce Dematteo. B — Dixie Robinson. Low net: A — Rhonda Collins. B — tie between Emma Zehr and Nancy Hawkins. Overall low putts — Ann Porter. Grandmother’s Tournament —  Joyce Dematteo.



June 10-13 — McCormick Creek Golf Course Junior Program, Nappanee; ages 6-8, 9 to 10 a.m. daily, $25; ages 9-12 10:30 a.m. to noon daily; $30; sign up in the pro shop;

June 13 — Bethel College Athletics Golf Outing, Knollwood Country Club, Granger; cost for the scramble is $125 per player or $600 for a foursome; contact Mike Lightfoot at or 807-7226.

June 13 — Elkhart County Junior Golf Tour, Meadow Valley Golf Club, Middlebury; Register at;

June 16 — Elkhart County Junior Golf Tour, McCormick Creek Golf Course, Nappanee; Register at;

June 17 — Wakarusa/Nappanee Joint Chamber Outing, McCormick Creek, Nappanee; Register at

June 18 — Elkhart County 4-H Fair Golf Tournament, Maplecrest Country Club, Goshen. Cost is $400 per team, $200 per hole sponsor on up to $2,500 for a tournament underwriter. Send payment to Elkhart County 4-H Fair Golf Tournament, 17746 C.R. 34, Suite D, Goshen, IN 46528. Pay by phone by calling 574-533-3247.

June 20 — Elkhart County Junior Golf Tour, Old Orchard Golf Course, Elkhart; Register at

June 21 — Elkhart County Special Olympics Golf Outing, McCormick Creek Golf Course, Nappanee. Cost is $55 per player or $220 per four-player team for an 8 a.m. scramble. Entry deadline is June 1. Hole sponsorships are still available for $50 each. Money goes directly to the Elkhart County Fund. For more information on entry or sponsorship, call Bud Miller at 574-361-1925 (cell) or 574-862-4863 (home).

June 21 — Mishawaka Wrestling Golf Outing, Eberhart-Petro Golf Course, Mishawaka; 1 p.m. tee time; $75 per person or $300 per four-player team (before May 30; add $15 per player after May 30); online registration is mandatory. Visit

June 24-27 — McCormick Creek Golf Course Junior Program, Nappanee; ages 6-8, 9 to 10 a.m. daily, $25; ages 9-12 10:30 a.m. to noon daily; $30; sign up in the pro shop;

June 25 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, Timber Ridge Golf Club, Millersburg; Register at;

June 27-29 — Greater Elkhart Men's Golf Championship, Christiana Creek Country Club, Elkhart (June 27), Bent Oak Golf Club, Elkhart (June 28), Meadow Valley Golf Club, Middlebury (June 29); entries close 5 p.m. Monday, June 9; Cost is $80 ($60 for high school golf team players); entry form available on Elkhart Golf Association Facebook page.

June 28 — Raider Nation Golf Outing, Meadow Valley Golf Club, Middlebury. The fundraiser for Northridge High School football will have registration at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration forms are available by emailing or calling Tony Bontrager at 574-849-9946.

June 30 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, South Bend Country Club; Register at;

July 7 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, Orchard Hills Country Club, Buchanan, Mich.; Register at;

July 11 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, Black Squirrel Golf Club, Goshen; Register at;

July 12 — Northridge Boys & Girls Basketball Golf Outing, Meadow Valley Golf Club, Middlebury; 8 a.m. shotgun start; to benefit Northridge High School basketball programs; cost is $60 per player or $240 per foursome; contact Ronnie Thomas at or 822-5134 or Doug Springer at or 822-5350; team and sponsorship forms at

July 18-19 — Michiana Men’s Senior Amateur Open, Maplecrest Country Club/Goshen (July 18) and Bent Oak Golf Club/Elkhart (July 19); age 50 and older; $50 entry fee ($60 after June 1), cart required and not included in fee; field limited to 90 players; must have a USGA formulated handicap; prizes for top finishers; entry forms available at local pro shops; email for more information.

July 19 — Coach Mike Sorrell Memorial Scholarship Outing, Maplecrest Country Club; $200 per four-player team or $50 per player; 1 p.m. shotgun start, Florida Scramble format. For more information contact Jon Everingham at or 574-780-4194, or Bruce Zimmerman at or 574-522-7419.

July 21 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, Knollwood Country Club,  Granger; Register at;

July 28 — Elkhart County Junior Tour, Christiana Creek Country Club, Elkhart; Register at;

July 28-Aug. 1 — Women's Western Golf Association National Junior Championships, Knollwood County Club, Granger; field of 96 top-ranked junior girls will compete in stroke play qualifying and match play;;

Aug. 9 — Elkhart County Junior Tour Tournament of Champions, Christiana Creek Country Club, Elkhart; Register at;

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