BGA SANDBAGGERS

The BGA Sandbagger is defined as a golfer who scores net 64 or better.

Members, several weeks ago David Beck and Dave Dewar each had an outstanding round of golf on the same date.  They each earned the BGA Sandbag and the "you da man" trophy.  I don't remember the date or the score but the award was initially given to David Beck with the intent to transfer it to Dave Dewar at a later date.  This photo shows Dave Beck transferring the sandbag and another of Dave Dewar showing how proud he is to get to take care of the sandbag. (Thanks to BGA Commissioner W. A. Pace for this info.)
 

Dave Dewar showing how proud he is to get to take care of the sandbag.

Bob Feldberg and Dave Barber both earned the sandbag on the same day.

 

On Friday November 11 the sandbag was transferred from Bob to Dave Barber.

Documenting the transfer of the BGA sandbag from Dave Dewar to Bob Feldberg to David Barber.  

 

Dave Barber enjoys the Sandbag.

 

Transfer of the Sandbag from Neil Messina to Bob Feldberg June, 2022 

Bob shot a 73 with a 12 handicap.  Congrats  Bob!

 

Thanks to Foster Panza for the pictures.  

 

 

" YOU DA MAN BOB! "

Sol transferring the sandbag and the "you da man"trophy to Neil Messina.  Neil shot an 88 with a 25 handicap to earn the trophy.  Sol did not keep the trophy long. 

 

Also, Sol mentioned that the sandbag was unusually heavy and found that someone had deposited a chunk of cement....
 

A really nice picture of Neil with the sandbag and trophy.

David Barber marveling at a hunk of concrete that was presented to him by Sol.  Sol is pretty sure who put the concrete in the sandbag.
 

Paul Piotte, with pleasure, passes the Sandbag on to Jim Pachmayer on April 22, 2022.

And here is Jim, in all his glory, with the Sandbag. (Per Commissioner Pace.) "Jim shot an 83 on April 1  (no fooling).  Net 63, I believe."

Jim Pachmayer passing the sandbag to John Balais.  If my notes are correct John had an 82 with a 20 handicap. (Per: Commissioner W. A. Pace.) May 2022.

John Balais passing the sandbag to Sol.  Sol shot a 72 with a 10 handicap.  Congratulations Sol. 

Commissioner W. A. Pace provided pictures taken by Commissioner Emeritus Jim Remler. There are four pictures from Friday 3/4/2022 covering the sandbag exchange.

 

One picture shows Paul Piotte and John Balais, one shows John Balais by himself, the next one shows John Balais and Foster Panza, and the last a solo of Foster.

 

Paul had the sandbag for only a week or so until John Balais had his great round.

 

Then Foster had a really good round on the Meadows, on Monday, February 28 and earned the sandbag from John Balais.

 

Congratulations to all.
 

Ren Marquette passes on the BGA Sandbag and "You're the Man" trophy to Bob Feldberg on BGA Valentine Day postponed to February 18, 2022. 

This was the official "transfer" of the BGA sandbag and trophy from Bob Feldberg to the latest winner, Paul Piotte.  

 

We had another winner on Friday, with transfer to take place at a future date.  John Balais had an 86 for a net 64.  Congratulations to John.  

 

 

Here it is, the transfer of the BGA sandbag from Dennis Kudla to Ren Marquette January 2022.

Then Ren with his sandbag and "Your The Man" trophy.

BGA Commissioner Emeritus Jim Remler forwarded a couple of pictures of Dennis Kudla receiving the BGA Sandbag.

The story is that Dennis earned the sandbag a couple of weeks ago with a score of 82, net 62.

Dennis duplicated that score recently on Monday Dec. 13.

So there are two pictures...1) BGA Commissioner W. A. Pace presenting the sandbag to Dennis (he should be presenting the sandbag to himself)

And 2) a picture of Dennis by himself.

We can't remember a previous time where the current sandbag holder won the sandbag again.....
 

From Jim  Remler, a picture of the transfer of the BGA sandbag to Dennis Kudla.

 

Picture shows Peter Bockiaro, standing in for Bob Stone, presenting the sandbag to Dennis.  

 

The other picture shows Dennis proudly showing the sandbag.

 

On Friday Dec. 3 Dennis had a net 63. Dennis had a really nice round of 83 with a 20 handicap.  Nice round Dennis.
 

And now the transfer of the Sandbag on Friday October 29, 2021, from previous award winner, Ed Ryan, to the new sandbag winner Bob Stone. Bob shot an 80 with an 18 handicap for a net 62.  Bob recently returned to Citrus Hills from Michigan.  Congratulations Bob.

On Friday September 17 Ed Ryan had a stellar round of golf.  Ed had a gross score of 73 with a handicap of 11 resulting in a net score of 62.  As a matter of information, Ed (at age 74) shot under his age.  Here Ed receives the award from former Sandbagger Stephen Keen.

 

And this is how Ed reacted!

Stephen Keen shot a 79 with a 16 handicap for a net 63.  This tied a career best for Stephen. Stephen had this great score on Monday September 13. This was reported by Commissioner Pace with picture supplied by Commissioneer Emeritus Remler.

 

Transfer of the Sandbag on Friday, August 27, 2021 from John Keller to David Beck. David is a two time winner. He recently shot a net 64. Congratulations David! These two guys are good!

John Keller receives the Sandbag from Dave Beck Friday, July 30. Net 64. Nice day John. Congratulations!

It's official, BGA Commissioner W. A. Pace oversees the transfer of the BGA Sandbag from Dave Beck to John Keller on July 30, 2021.

A new trophy for the Sandbagger. (Donated by Don Morrison.)

Dave Barber and Bob Peck

Bob Peck and Dave Beck

 

 

Quick exchange of the sandbag today July 2, 2021.  Dave Barber gave sandbag to Bob Peck. After one minute Bob Peck gave the sandbag to Dave Beck.  Dave is looking to pass the sandbag on to someone.

 










 

Dave Beck

Bob Peck

 

"Randy Robertson passes the sandbag to Dave Barber today. June 4, 2021. Dave shot a cool 71. He pared the course and ended up with a net 59. This 12 handicaper lost 4 strokes and now is an 8. That sandbag has been traveling around the last couple of weeks." (Quote from Jim Remler.)

Dave is so happy to be an eight. Look at the expression on his face. (Per Jim Remler.)

Ron Krieger passes the sandbag to Randy Robertson. May, 2021

Randy Robertson is very proud of the sandbag.  Randy shot a 78 (net 59) on Friday, May 28.

Peter Bockiaro giving Ron Krieger the BGA sandbag.  Ron shot a 75 with a net of 64  - May 2021.

Dave Flo gives Peter Bockairo the BGA Sand Bag, May 21, 2021

Ken Gerling transferring the sand bag to David Flo who earned the sandbag at the Ringer tournament.  Ken was a stand in for Bob Stone.  Previously Ken transferred the sand bag to Bruce Cohoon who transferred it to Bob Stone.  Bob Stone could not be present for the transfer of the sandbag to David Flo.

 

The third photo is of David Flo proudly holding the BGA sandbag.

Dave Flo

April 12, 2021

BGA Commissioner Emeritus Jim Remler took the following pictures today and  says,

"A busy day for BGA sandbaggers. Ken Gerling gives the sandbag to Bruce Cohoon who gives it to Bob Stone.  Can’t keep track of the action."

 


 

Bob Stone accepts the coverted BGA Sandbag.

ED RYAN, A RECENT SANDBAGGER, IS HAPPY TO DELIVER THE SANDBAGGER AWARD TO RANDY ROBERTSON.  RANDY SHOT A GROSS 79 - NET 63 ON 10/17/20.  GREAT SHOOTING RANDY!

RANDY LOVES THIS AWARD

ON 10/05/20 TWO BGA MEMBERS HAD GREAT GAMES AND BECAME OFFICIAL MEMBERS OF THE SANDBAGGER CLUB.


DAVE BARBER (again) ACCEPTS THE SANDBAGGER AWARD FROM JIM BROWN, WHO WAS OUR MOST RECENT RECIPIENT.  DAVE SHOT A GROSS 76.

DAVE IS HAPPY TO RECEIVE THE SANDBAGGER AWARD.
 

HOWEVER, THAT JOY WAS SHORT LIVED AS ED RYAN SCORES A COOL 75 AND TAKES THE AWARD AWAY FROM DAVE BARBER JUST MINUTES LATER. ED IS HAPPY TO RECEIVE IT, AND DAVE IS HAPPY TO GET RID OF IT.

ED PROUDLY DISPLAYES THE SANDBAGGER AWARD WHILE DAVE SLIPPED AWAY.

 

Jim Brown receives the Sandbag today, 9/7/2020, from Neil Messina who held it for only a few days.

NEIL MESSINA RECIEVES THE COVETED SANDBAGGER AWARD ON AUGUST 21, 2020, AFTER SHOOTING A NET 64. NEIL RECEIVED THE AWARD FROM PREVIOUS WINNER JERRY KRAUSE, WHO ONLY ENJOYED THE AWARD FOR A SHORT TIME.  NOTICE THE NEW HIGH QUALITY DESIGNER SANDBAG!

JERRY KRAUSE, RECEIVES THE COVETED SANDBAGGER AWARD FROM OUR PREVIOUS WINNER, SOL ASEKUN.  JERRY SHOT A GROSS 74 FOR A NET 64.  GREAT ROUND OF GOLF JERRY. FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020.

John Erdman presents the Sandbag to John Walton. Net 64 Nice going John. March 20, 2020

ONLY IN THE BGA, RANDY & JERRY

AND JERRY AND JOHN

 

ONLY IN THE BGA ——————————

 

TODAYS HAPPENINGS:

MARCH 2, 2020

 

NORMAL HAPPENINGS——————

 

A new sandbagger was recognized today.

 

Jerry Krause shot a 79 with a 14 handicap for a net 65. (the new low for receiving the sandbag we thought) Randy Robertson the current sandbagger presented the sandbag to Jerry and Foster took pictures that will appear in an email. Jerry was so proud to receive the sandbag. He couldn’t wait to take it home and show Monica. All golfers were so proud of Jerry receiving the sandbag. 

 

ABNORMAL HAPPINGS————————

 

Some golfers had departed and some were getting ready to leave when it was discovered that another golfer had a net 65. This non disclosure was discovered. John Walton shot a 91 with a 26 handicap for a net 65. Captain Jim Brown failed to report John’s score.  So the only sensible thing to do was to present the sandbag to the newest sandbagger John Walton.  So—— Jerry Krause presented the sandbag to John.

Jerry had the sandbag for 14 minutes 29 seconds  —— a record.

Now John Walton was surprised regarding the new low net score  qualifying for the sandbag. Claims he did not know the new low net number. The typical response was I didn’t get the email or hear any changes. He knows now. (Have we heard this before?)

 

SO ALL IS GOOD AND ALL ARE HAPPY.

 

A new BGA record for having the sandbag was set —— Jerry Krause had the bag for 14 minutes and 29 seconds.

 

Captain Jim Brown paid a $3.00 fine for not identifying John’s net score of 65.   (He will have his picture taken with the BGA poster———DO THE CRIME —— PAY THE FINE)

 

John Walton is proud to have the sandbag.

 

ALL IS GOOD IN THE BGA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FROM ONE VETERAN SANDBAGGER TO ANOTHER - FRANK MAZZOTTA PASSES THE COVETED AWARD TO RANDY ROBERTSON, WHO SHOT AN 85! JANUARY 3, 2020.

Contact Us Today!

BGA of Citrus Hill

BGA Commissioner W. A. Pace

Phone: 746-4238

Cell- 352-601-3444

Email wapace@aol.com

BGA Commissioner Emeritus Jim Remler.
Hernando, Florida 34442

Phone: +1 352 527-3596+1 352 527-3596

E-mail: ninthole@tampabay.rr.com

 

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