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Local golf: Smith, Dingess lead Flight 1 at Royal Lakes
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In the opening round of the Member-Member golf tournament at Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club in Flowery Branch, the team of Greg Smith and Dannie Dingess led the way in the first flight, followed by the teams of Grant Cagle/Steve Garner and Jared Cagle/Randy Bailey in second and David Wilder/Greg Hurley and Michael Stephens/David Tewksbury in third.

The team of Andy Todd/Toney Weyenberg finished first in the second flight, followed by Jack Kenney/Lamar Lea in second and the teams of Jim Mathis/Bobby Jones and Matt Rochlin/Steve Rochlin in third.

Michael Buchanan and Gordon Crenshaw led the way in the third flight, followed by the teams of Robert Kearney/Pat Smith, Stu Laroche/John Flood and David Emmett/Don Gordon in second. The team of Donnie Smith/Justin McCain came in third.

The fourth flight was led by Danny Power and Steve Blair, with Thomas Posey/Michael Posey finishing second and John Rowlett/Ron Lowe coming in third.

Rex Mizer and Ed Wood led the fifth flight, followed by the teams of Mike Mahaffey/Derald Long, Ashley Shemain/Steve Burkhalter and Boma Pennebaker/Don Eaton in second and the teams of Joe Straka/Richard Rossini and Norbert Fichter/Ron Marler in third.

WEDNESDAY’S DOGFIGHT: Greg Lee finished in first place as the Wednesday Dogfight played this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Mike Stokes and Karl Steigele tied for second, Jim Arendt and Dan Arthurs tied for fourth, and Yoko Komoto and Darrel Pinner tied for sixth. The team of Mike Stokes, Mark Black, and Darrel Pinner finished in first place in the two-best-ball net game. Greg Lee, Bob Arendt and George McMath came in second, and Phil Rothermel, Don Schrum, and Yoko Komoto finished third.

CMGA: The Chattahoochee Men’s Golf Association played a three-best-ball, aggregated-net strokes game Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Rick Reed, Paul Payne, Eddie Johnson, and J.B. Johnston finished in first place. Stan Davidson, Jr., Bob Pyne, Harry Barnett, and Bob Layne came in second.

Joe Kolesar, Don Wells, Roy Lyle, and Jim Griffin finished third, and Ben Martin, Bill Kinser, Bud Clegg, and Dave Gleason were fourth. Closest to the pin winners were Davidson, Jr. (No. 3), Martin (No. 5), Reed (No. 12), and Sutton (No. 17).

DPG: The Dedicated Players Group played matches on Wednesday and Friday this week at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course. On Wednesday, Horace Smallwood finished in first place, Dwight Miller came in second, and Bob Kidd finished third. On Friday, Al Crego finished in first place, Bill Ingram came in second, and Bob Kidd, Steve Knowles, and Fred Gaunca tied for third.

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