The Referee School originally scheduled for Feb. 7 had to be postponed until Feb. 21 due to congestion downtown at the Bradenton Area Riverwalk Regatta.
Jerry Everett will carry it out from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 21. Bring cue and lunch if desired. Anyone not planning to be present because of prior commitment Feb. 7 is in luck. You may be available on the 21st! You can still register with Jerry at 845-337-5506.
This column apologizes to Ed Leonard, whose name was inadvertently omitted from the list at Palmetto, SWCD D-14 Restricted Draw Doubles. First in Consolation was Faren VanDeGrift and Ed Leonard.
Also notice of Hoss Collar at Bradenton on Feb. 8 should include Feb. 15 as well. Bring $1 at 1:30 p.m. Info from Brad Thomas at 941-704-4888.
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The 2015-2016 tournament schedules are now circulating. Your club president has access to one that may be reproduced.
The new schedule provides a draw for the Amateur Division each week that the Open Division has a draw. Thus Amateurs will experience nearly twice as many draws next season. On the bright side, new partners may become good friends.
Feb. 2, FL P-18A at Betmar, M/L/ Division. Ladies Main: 4. Nancy Sclafani. Consolation: 4. Marlene Coburn-Shirley McCullough.
FL P-18B at Hollywood, M/L Division. Men Main: 1. Jerry Stannard-Dave Kudro, 4. John L. Brown.
FL A-16A at Paradise Bay, Amateurs/Any Doubles. Main: 1. John Mickle-Bill Reinbolt, 2. Jerry Rahl-Terry McNamara, 3. Steve Biscontine-Henry Chatain, 4. Paul Nadeau-Wolter Bootsma. Consolation: 1. Lowell and Debra Williams, 2. Ronald Moran-Roger Breault, 3. Gilbert and Ingrid Broadhead, 4. Elizabeth and Patrick O'Brien.
Feb. 5, SWCD D-15 at Bradenton, M/L Division Restricted to State Amateurs and Pros. Men's Main: 1. Dave Kudro-Jerry Everett, 2. Dwayne Cross-Dave Minnich, 3. Hank Hoekstra-Stan Kowalewski, 4. Jim Bailey-Peter Berg. Consolation: 1. Charlie DeVries-Ed Leonard, 2. Clare Mitchell-John L Brown, 3. J.R. Rathburn-Larry Toole, 4. Jim Miller-Clarence Gingerich. Ladies Main: 1. Joyce Marquis-Joan McCurdy, 2. Pat Batdorff-Marilyn Everett, 3. Nancy Sclafani-Flo Kowalewski, 4. Erika Berg-Carol Lumsden. Consolation: 1. Pam Nurnberger-Judy Taylor, 2. Lois Wegner-Marie Hunter, 3. Carol McLeod-Shirley Bootsma, 4. Shirley McCullough-Ingrid Broadhead.
Feb. 6, SWCD A-12 at Bradenton, Any Amateurs/Any Doubles. Main: 1. Tom and Cheryl Putnam, 2. Brad Thomas-Terry Weigel, 3. Emmons Berry-Bill Jenkins, 4. Gilles Emard-Ray Rossen. Consolation: 1. Jim Clark-Bill Rials, 2. Kay Lynn Duncan-Ron Middleton, 3. Judy Cross-Paula Jacobson, 4. Linden Terwilliger-James Nitti.
Tuesday is the second day of FL P-19 at Fort Pierce, State-Sponsored M/L Doubles.
Also, Tuesday is the second day of FL A-17 at Sebring, Any Amateurs/Any Doubles.
Thursday at Tri-Par, SWCD D-16 Restricted Draw, M/L Doubles. 16 frames or 75 points.
Friday at Tri-Par, Draw Doubles, Any Amateurs/Any Doubles, no points for State Ams.
Feb. 16, FL P-20A at Golf Lakes M/L Doubles, 75 points. And P-20B at Leesburg.
Feb. 17 at Golf Lakes FL A-18, Any Amateurs/Any Doubles, 75 points.