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Ginger Cove Co-Hosts Fifth Annual Senior Olympics Croquet Tournament

October 12, 2017

The Maryland Senior Olympics in Croquet was recently co-hosted by the Croquet Club at Ginger Cove (Annapolis, MD) and the West River Wickets Croquet Club (West River, MD). A total of 30 players competed in two flights, based on croquet handicaps. Players came from Annapolis, Galesville, Baltimore, Bethesda, Rochester NY, and Charlotte NC.

The competition was played at two facilities, Ginger Cove, which utilizes artificial turf, and the Wayson Lawn, which features grass courts. Awards were presented at a closing ceremony hosted by Ginger Cove.

In Flight A (the Championship Flight), medals were awarded to:

Gold: Lee Jorde (WRW) and Peter Stevens (WRW)
Silver: Byron Lee (GC) and Sue Sherer (Rochester)
Bronze: Rich Laging (Rochester) and Hugh Collie (Baltimore)

In Flight B, medals were awarded to:

Gold: Jamie Chan (WRW) and Jerry Reed (GC)
Silver: Sue Laging (Rochester) and Bobbie Pittman (WRW)
Bronze: Linda Bowers (Rochester) and Jane McCarl (GC)

 

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“At first, it was a challenge to learn to hit the croquet ball properly. Then I realized it was an intellectual challenge. I now have good friends throughout the area who play and are able to play in tournaments.”

Byron

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