Final Results of the 35th Edition of the Heart of America Hickory Championship
July 20, 2012
Final Results of the 35th Edition of the Heart of America Hickory Championship, played at Otter Creek Golf Course at Ankeny, Iowa
July 13-15, 2012.
July 13-15, 2012.
The Open Division top three are as follows:
1st Place Richard Bullock - Clearwater, Florida 68 - 73 = 141
2nd Place Roger Andrews - Jenks, Oklahoma 76 - 71 = 147
3rd Place Brian Schuman - Melville, New York 77 - 76 = 153
The Open Reserve Division (net) top three are as follows:
1st Place Dave Gamet - St. Joseph, Missouri 60 - 64 = 124
2nd Place Tim Fynn - Lexington, Kentucky 68 - 69 = 137
3rd Place Ernie Ernst - Neenah, Wisconsin 67 - 72 = 139
The Senior Open Division top three are as follows:
1st Place Bill Dickens - Polk City, Iowa 74 - 76 = 150
2nd Place John Hutton - Lakewood, Colorado 75 - 78 = 153
3rd Place John Piffer - Indianola, Iowa 78 - 79 = 155
The Senior Reserve Division (net) top three are as follows:
1st Place Max Hollon - Evansville, Indiana 67 - 59 = 126
2nd Place Dave Dunigan - Lincoln, Nebraska 61 - 65 = 126
3rd Place Tom Heiken - Des Moines, Iowa 70 - 69 = 139
The Ladies Open Division Champion:
1st Place Jeanne Swenson - Kelly, Iowa 94 - 90 = 184
Scramble Teams were flighted :
Champions of the Hickory Golf Association Flight with 61 - 63 = 124 are as follow:
Dennis Olson - Long Grove, Iowa
Mark Larson, Rushford, Minnesta.
Kelly Gay - Des Moines, Iowa.
Bobby Jones - Des Moines, Iowa.
Champions of the Golf Collectors Society Flight with a 65 - 68 = 133 are as follow:
Mike Enich - Pengilly, Minnesota
Joel Hartjes - Middleton, Wisconsin
Russ Fisher - Des Moines, Iowa
Bob Baldus - Windsor Heights, Iowa
Champions of the Society of Hickory Golfers Flight with 65 - 71 = 136 are as follow:
John Ausen - Urbandale, Iowa
Ron Lyons - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Rives McBee - Irving, Texas
Cory Miller - Irving, Texas
49 total registered players and 17 guests made the 35th Edition of the Heart of America a success by any standard. The temperature averaged twice the number of our players and the scores were just as hot on a links style golf course that was tough but fair for hickory play. Golf course management of your ball and the philosophy of " risk vs. reward " was indeed a consideration.
The Tournament Committee wants to thank all of those that were able to attend, participate and continue 35 years of tradition in hickory golf. Thank you again.
Bill Reed - President of the Golf Collectors Society.