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Darby, Edwards fire 69’s to take Blitz
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Jan Umholtz grab a points win during the recent Jake Blitz with a +7. - photo by Dee McLelland, Publisher

Patrick Edwards and Robert Darby had low rounds of the week during the Jake Blitz held at Cherokee Rose Country Club.

Edwards and Darby shot 2-under 69 rounds to grab low medalist honors on Wednesday and Saturday with Dwayne Rye shooting an even par 71 to win the Sunday blitz.

Points winners for the week were Arthur Stewart and John Holiman +4, Jan Umholtz +7 and Ed Dean +8.

Cherokee Rose also holds a four-person scramble every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. Players are invited to show up by 12:30 and will be paired with other participants for the 18-hole scramble.

The Cherokee Rose Country Club Jake Blitz is held every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.  Sign up times end at 8:30 am on Wednesday and Saturday with start time at 9:00 am. Sign up time ends at 12:30 pm on Sunday with start at 1:00 pm. Golfers are paired into groups and are on a points system. Course members and the public are invited to play. For more information contact Cherokee Rose Country Club at (912) 876-5503.

Wednesday, August 25: 33 Golfers

Medalist – Patrick Edwards 69

Front Nine – John Holiman +5 1/2 

Back Nine – Arthur Stewart +3 1/2

Overall – Arthur Stewart, John Holiman (both +4)

Par Threes – Arthur Stewart, Jimmy Keel, John Holiman, Luke Wells

 Saturday, August 28: 55 Golfers

Medalist – Robert Darby 69

Front Nine – Charles Strickland, Jan Umholtz (both +6)

Back Nine – Michael Sanders +3

Overall – Jan Umholtz +7

Par Threes – Bermuda Schwartz, Jan Umholtz, Josh Olson, Patrick Edwards


 Sunday, August 29: 22 Golfers

Medalist – Dwayne Rye 71

Front Nine – Jeff Eastlake, Will Bowman (both +4 ½)

Back Nine – Ed Dean +5

Overall – Ed Dean +8

Par Threes – Daryl Chandler, Bermuda Schwartz, Vern Cook x2

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