Yellow Ball Tournament
The team of Bill Mitchell and Walt Swanson cruised to a two shot victory over two other teams to capture the 2019 Yellow Ball tournament.
Tom Yesaki and Brad Blisner made a triumphant return to tournament play finishing in a tie for second place with Rich Odamura and Alan Ohashi. With identical scores on both the front and back nines, a third tie-breaker was needed to determine the second place finisher. In the end, it was the team of Yesaki & Blisner edging out their opponents after counting back to the 16th hole to determine a winner.
Despite not finishing in the money, Frank Beck fired a sizzling 73 but his team was disqualified on the first hole for losing both yellow balls.
In match play action there have been several matches played. Kuni Ikuta edged out Frank Beck on the 18th hole to advance. It took an extra hole for Rob Currie to defeat Dennis LaPlaca. Rich Odamura will move on after a 3 & 2 victory over Shawn Hailes. Alan Ohashi pulled out a 1 up victory over Bill Mitchell and a hot putter helped Aki Akizuki to a 3 & 2 victory over favoured Dave Wolsey.