NEFCC SPRING CROQUET OPEN GOLF CROQUET
Hosted by Ponte Vedra Croquet Club
Front Row: Sue Emond, Dana Beisheim, Helen Covington, Cami Russack, Dave Paukovick
Back Row: Jim Podraza, Nick Doms, John Curington, Marc Stearns, Bill Simmons (TD), Tommy Dean, Tate Russack
The Northeast Florida Croquet Club LLC (NEFCC) sponsored the NEFCC Spring Croquet Open Golf Croquet. It was hosted by the Ponte Vedra Croquet Club (PVCC) in Ponte Vedra Beach Florida. Fifteen players representing seven clubs came together bringing their best games. The weather was great.
This tournament was played in the Cup, Plate, Bowl, and Shield format. Players were seeded by their skill level into three blocks playing four games each. Jim Podraza upset John Curington to win Block A. Helen Covington edged Bill Simmons out 7-6 to win Block B. Tommy Dean beat Tate Russack by six net wickets to win Block C.
The block results were used to seed the first round of the knockout. The winners of the first round continued in the Cup competition. The losers moved to the Bowl.
Helen Covington beat Tommy Dean in the Cup Semi-final to advance to the Final. Bill Simmons beat David Paukovich in the Semi-final and advanced to the Cup Final to beat Helen Covington 2 games straight, 7-6 and 7-4 winning the tournament.
Jim Podraza beat John Curington in the Plate Final.
Phil Emond upset Marc Stearns 10-8 in the Bowl Semi-final to face Nick Doms in the Bowl Final, which Phil won in two hard fought games 10-9 and 10-8.
Cami Russack bested Sue Emond in the Shield Final.
John Curington & Bill Simmons John Curington & Helen Covington John Curington & Jim Podraza
Championship Cup Winner Championship Cup Finalist Plate Winner
John Curington John Curington & Phil Emond John Curington & Nick Doms
Plate Finalist Bowl Winner Bowl Finalist
Cami Russack Sue Emond
Shield Winner Shield Finalist
Tournament winner: Bill Simmons
Plate winner: James Podraza
Bowl winner: Philip Emond
Shield winner: Camilla Russack
- Bill Simmons
- Helen Covington
- Tommy Dean
- Dave Paukovich
- Jim Podraza
- John Curington
- Dave Spivey
- Mary Shields
- Phil Emond
- Nick Doms
- Tate Russack
- Marc Stearns
- Cami Russack
- Sue Emond
- Dana Beisheim
Tournament Director: Bill Simmons
Mark your calendar for the Northeast Florida Croquet Club (NEFCC) Fall Open Golf Croquet October 15-17, 2021 at Ponte Vedra Croquet Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. We plan doubles and singles at this event.
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