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The Sandy Point Team Invitational

STANDINGS        W  L  T

Fox Valley                     5 – 1 – 1    Final    6.5

Minnesota                      5 – 1 – 1    Final    5.5

Michigan                       5 – 2

Milwaukee                     5 – 2

Illinois                          3 – 4

Madison                          2 – 4 - 1

Kansas City                    1 – 6

Sandy Point                   0 – 6 - 1

 

johnnyv1.jpg Team Fox Valley Squeaks Out a Winner

Ken Kreie's Pin High Flyers from the Fox Valley mounted a come-from-behind record to make it to the finals. Edging out Jon Drummond's Team Minnesota by a score of 6.5 to 5.5, they took first place honors and the $3,000 prize.

These two teams were very evenly matched. In regular tournament play, they tied 6-6 and went into the final with even records, 5 - 1 - 1. In the final round of 18 match play holes, Fox Valley scored 63 points to Minnesota's 61 points.

From Captain Ken Kreie: "On behalf of everyone on the Fox Valley Pin High Flyers, we want to thank everyone for their kind words of congratulations. We had an amazing time with all of the cool people out there. Thank you Mike and Michele for bringing this team event back and that great feeling of teamwork into a sport that is primarily an individual sport. We all felt privileged just to be a part of it and even more grateful to have won such an historic event. We can't say thank you enough.

 

 

Team Michigan Wins the 2003 Sandy Point Invitational

Team Michigan Captain Gary Laura brought Team Michigan back to its winning ways here in the Northwoods. With a 5-1-1 record going into the finals against Ben Hansen's HalBabies from Kansas City, also holding a 5-1-1 record, Michigan posted a decisive victory in the final 12-hold match, winning 8-4 and $5,400.

First tee sign

Finishing in second place, The HalBabies, named for their beloved former captain, Hal Kurz, managed to make it to the finals for the first time without a complete roster. Minus a grand master, their only loss during regular tournament play was to Team Michigan. The tie came from last year's champs, Team NorCal. Captain Ben Hansen and his team took home $2,700.

Team Michigan
  • Seeds 1-7 (Open Pro): Ken Gill, Scott Martin, Al Sugar Schack, Todd Branch, Drew Bray, Darren Harper and Mike Raley.
  • Seed 8 (Pro Woman) Sue Stephens
  • Seeds 9-11 (Pro Masters) Jav Kowalski, Gary Laura and Mark Ellis
  • Seed 12 (Grand Master) Don Wetzel

The HalBabies
  • Seeds 1-7 (Open Pro): Mike Randolph, Brian Mace, Brian McRee, Tim Scanlon, Brian Schweberger, Ben Hansen, Chris Hall
  • Seed 8 (Pro Woman) Ruth Steele
  • Seeds 9-11 (Pro Masters) Billy Crump, Jeff Woods, Brett Sharbono
  • Seed 12 (Grand Master) n/a

2003 Final Standings
  • Team Michigan 5 - 1 - 1
  • HalBabies 5 - 1 - 1
  • Team Diehard 4 - 2 - 1
  • Team NorCal 4 - 2 - 1
  • Bombers 2 - 4 - 1
  • Team Sandy Point 2 - 4 - 1
  • Team NorthDog 2 - 5 - 0
  • Player's Club 1 - 6 - 0

Disc golf basket in front of US flag Team Invitational Champions
  • 2003, Team Michigan, Captain, Gary Laura
  • 2002, Team NorCal, Captain, Peter Sontag
  • 2001, Team NorCal, Captain Peter Sontag
  • 2000, Team In-Flight, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Captain, Pad Timmons
  • 1999, Team In-Flight, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Captain, Pad Timmons
  • 1998, Team In-Flight, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Captain, Mark Ellis
  • 1997, Team Northdog, Captain, Tim Mackey
  • 1996, Team Northdog, Captain, Tim Mackey
  • 1995, Sheboygan Aces, Captain, Barry Schultz
 
2002 Round by Round Scores
Round 1

ChainDogs 3.5
Sandy Point 8.5

Michigan 8.5
Bombers 3.5

Player's Club 7
HalBabies 5

NorCal 3.5
DieHard 8.5

Round 2

HalBabies 5
Michigan 7

Sandy Point 5
DieHard 7

Player's Club 5.5
Bombers 6.5

ChainDogs 4
NorCal 8

Round 3

HalBabies 7.5
Bombers 4.5

Sandy Point 5
NorCal 7

Player's Club 5.5
Michigan 6.5

DieHard 11
ChainDogs 1

Round 4

HalBabies 5
Sandy Point 7

NorCal 7.5
Bombers 4.5

Michigan 6.5
DieHards 5.5

Player's Club 9
ChainDogs 3

Round 5

NorCal 7
HalBabies 5

Sandy Point 4.5
Bombers 7.5

Michigan 11
ChainDogs 1

Player's Club 2.5
DieHards 9.5

Round 6

HalBabies 12 ** (first shut-out in tournament history)
ChainDogs 0

Sandy Point 5.5
Player's Club 6.5

NorCal 6.5
Michigan 5.5

Bombers 3.5
DieHards 8.5

Round 7

DieHards 6.5
HalBabies 5.5

Sandy Point 6.5
Michigan 5.5

ChainDogs 6
Bombers 6

Player's Club 5
NorCal

2001 Overall Results First Place ($4,000 + Trophies)

Team Nor Cal: Captain, Peter Sontag: 8-0-0

Second Place ($2,000 + Trophies)

Team Michigan: Captain, Pad Timmons: 6-2-0

Third Place (Trophies)

Team Die Hard: Captain, Dan Harbeck: 5-2-0

Fourth Place

ChainDogs: Captain, Matt Koerner: 4-3-0

Fifth Place

Bombers: Captain, Duster Don Hoffman: 3-4-0

Sixth Place

Team Sandy Point: Captain, Mike Cozzens 2-5-0

Seventh Place

The Halbabies: Captain, Ben Hansen:1-6-0

Eighth Place

Team Rumbletown: Captain, Steve Cobus: 0-7-0

2000 Results First Place

Team In-Flight, captain Pad Timmons

Second Place

Team F.I.B., captain Dan Harbeck

Third Place

Sandy Point All-Stars, captain Mike Cozzens

Fourth Place

Bombers, captain, Duster Don Hoffman

Fifth Place

KC Dirty Dozen, captain Hal-Baby Kurz

Sixth Place

Team Rumbletown, captain Steve Cobus

Seventh Place

Chaindogs, captain, Matt Koerner

Eighth Place

Team Lonestar, captain Kelly Hicks