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Rye sweeps medalist honors at Cherokee
Gary Hellum
Photo by Lauren Sanker Gary Hellums fires a tee shot at Cherokee Rose Country Club.

Dwayne Rye had a clean sweep this past week by winning or sharing low medalist honors at the Jake Blitz. Rye had the best round of the week with a 7-under 64 on Wednesday and then had rounds of 73, 68 and 72. Bradley Abbgy shared the Sunday honors with Rye with a 68.

Points winners for the week were Rye at +7, Jake Umholtz +11 after shooting his age with a 76. Abbgy +13 and Jim Rowe +9 for the other points wins.

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. For more information contact Cherokee Rose Country Club at (912) 876-5503.

Wednesday, September 1: 29 Golfers

Medalist – Dwayne Rye 64

Front Nine – Bradley Abbgy +6 1/2 

Back Nine – Ernest Lee, Shawn Mills (both +3 ½)

Overall – Dwayne Rye +7

Par Threes – Brandon Simmons, Dwayne Rye x2, Ed Dean

 Saturday, September 4: 45 Golfers

Medalist – Dwayne Rye 73

Front Nine – Bill Wege +11

Back Nine – Jake Umholtz, Phil Cerniglia (both +4)

Overall – Jake Umholtz +11 

(Hit his age – 76)

Par Threes – Bradley Abbgy, Daryl Chandler, Phil Cerniglia, Ronnie Brown


Sunday, September 5: 16 Golfers

Medalist – Bradley Abbgy, Dwayne Rye (both 68)

Front Nine – J.C. Connors +4 1/2

Back Nine – Bradley Abbgy +9 1/2

Overall – Bradley Abbgy +13

Par Threes – Dwayne Rye x2, Julian Hodges, Ronnie Brown

Monday, September 6: 31 Golfers (Labor Day Jake Blitz)

Medalist – Dwayne Rye 72

Front Nine – Emma Strickland +7

Back Nine – Floyd Marks +3 1/2

Overall – Jim Rowe +9

Par Threes – Josh Olson, Leroy Strickland x2, Phil Cerniglia

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