SHADOW HILLS SENIOR MEN (SHSM) Mid- Season Report: The 11th year of the Shadow Hills Senior Men’s Golf Group (SHSM) has reached the ½ point of the season. We have completed eight events and have 10 remaining events! Players have earned 44,000 SHSM points with 56,000 still available so anyone can get hot and win the prestigious 2019 Mason Cup! Our next event is the July major at Shadow Hills on Friday July 12 plus we have two July away events scheduled at Tokatee on July 22 and at Willamette Valley Country Club on July 29. The group includes 71 Shadow Hills Men golfers who are 50 years old or older. New members are welcome to join us for any event or for the rest of the season and enjoy some great fellowship and relaxed but competitive golf! Contact the golf shop or Steve Mason at 541-521-6782 for more information!
NEW PLAYERS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US: Eligibility is limited to Senior Men who are Shadow Hills members born before January 1, 1970. Our fees are $10 per event or players can join for the season for the prorated fee of $70 in July. Annual membership includes the year end finals and dinner plus the SHSM point game. Annual members also receive entry priority for the away events to sign up 30 days in advance. Others may join us for any event at Shadow Hills and sign up 7 days in advance for all away events if space is available.
With a change in format this year, the Club Championships were compressed into a stroke-play competition that allowed some new faces, as well as some familiar, to take honors in this year’s Shadow Hills Country Club Championship competition.
In the Championship Division, Tim Calhoun (148) took Low Gross honors, with Jeff Croissant claiming Low Net (144). Senior Division winner was Rob Johnson for low Gross (150) and Bill Lang was the Low Net winner (136). Bob Holloway outlasted the Super Senior field to win low gross (151) with Don Richardson claiming the Super Senior Net prize (134).
Carla Glasgow was the overall Gross winner of the Women’s Championship division (157), with Tricia Johnson winning the Women’s Senior Division (160). Super Senior Women Winner was Carolyn Townsend (160).
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It is rare that Oregon Golfers have to play through elements as thick as those enveloping the two days of play for this year’s Shadow Hills Women’s Invitational. Between almost record heat, and a pervasive cloak of smoke from regional forest fires, the participants and winners truly earned the right to celebrate a long 36 holes!
In the end, a previous champion, and some new faces prevailed to take home honors.
Overall Gross Champion was Leilani Norman.
Net Championship honors went to Lori Reynolds.
Super Senior Gross winner Nettie Morrison.
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In it’s 54th year, the tournament has grown to be one of the preeminent invitational tournaments in the Northwest. This year, the weather was hot, but the competition was even hotter, as just a single stroke separated many of the winners from the runner-ups, with more than $30,000 in prizes and entry gifts being offered.
Trent Thompson and Ryan Schaefer captured the overall Gross Championship with Ryan Larsen and Ed Flores claiming the Net Championship.
The course was in pristine shape, with good roll on the fairways, and fast greens for both days of competition.
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24 Teams, including 12 from each A and B divisions competed once again for the honor of claiming the Men’s League Championship.
In the end, the two winning teams won by margins of a point and a half, and two points respectively. with a cluster of teams finishing in the top half. But both winning teams only lost a single match, and remained tied or in sole possession of the lead, from start to finish.
As always, the real winners were the members who participated, as a great sense of competition with camaraderie was had by all.
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