On August 18, Chaparral Golf Club celebrated the tournament “Captain´s Day”. The captains of Chaparral, Joyce Toms (Ladies Captains) and John Scase (Men’s Captain) were proud and happy to once again celebrate this important day after a 2 year break.
The competition was played in Individual Stableford modality, in two mixed categories with prizes for the three best classified in each category, scratch winner, longest drive and nearest to the pin for both men and ladies.
Upon arrival, the captains had prepared a courtesy table for all the players with fruits and snacks. Before being escorted to the holes, the players were also invited to have a coffee on the terrace of Chaparral´s Restaurant “The Green Label”. Once the shotgun start went off at nine in the morning, the players started a perfect day to play golf with sun and blue sky, but still with a light breeze for comfort.
When the temperature started to rise, the buggy bar went out onto the course with complimentary drinks for all participants. After the game, the participants sat down for a 2-course menu and the prize giving ceremony.
The results showed a high level of play by the participants throughout the day. In addition, the players faced an additional challenge on the course, with 4 special prizes: Nearest to the Pin on the 18th hole for men and on hole 2 for ladies and the Longest Drive on hole 13 for men and on hole 6 for ladies.
Tournament winners Captain´s Day 2022
The three best classified in the first Handicap category went to Bosco Pita with 37 points on first place, and on second and third place, both with 36 points were Paul Cunningham and José Boville Garcia de Vinuesa.
In the second category, the three best classified were all members of Chaparral: Winner Gerard Dixon with 43 points, second place, Keith Toms with 42 points and third position Francisco Pecino with 41 points.
The special prize for Scratch winner went to another member of Chaparral, Gary Cameron. The Nearest to the pin prize (ladies) on hole 2 went to Ana Pérez and on hole 18 (men) to Robert Sammon. The strongest hitters, winning the Longest drive prizes were again Ana Perez on hole 6 and the Chaparral member Joe Smyth on hole 13.
The prize giving ceremony was held on the terrrace of Chaparral´s Restaurant along with a draw with prizes for all participants.
The Captain´s Day 2022 was organized in collaboration with AFA (Association Alzheimer Málaga, and 5€ of the competition fee was allocated to the organization. After finishing the prize giving, an auction was also held in favor of AFA, and a total amount of 2500€ was raised.
Chaparral Golf Club, congratulates all the classified and thanks all the participants for their participation, without them, the successful day would not have been possible.
Chaparral and its Captains also want to thank and express their gratitude to all the collaborators and sponsors of the prize table, draw and auction.
Tournament Results | Captain´s Day 2022
The next tournament in Chaparral will be celebrated on December 17, with a Texas Scramble Christmas Competition. The entry lists are now open. Don´t miss this competition and the famous Chaparral Christmas stew that will be served after the game!!