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« 2016 US Open: Block Day 2 | Main | 2016 United States Open: Opening Party »
Tuesday
Dec062016

2016 US Open: Block Day 1

Doug Grimsley in play on day one of the 2016 US Open. Photo provided by Leo Nikora.

PLAYER JOURNAL BY LEO NIKORA:

The first day of Block play was perfect croquet weather – cool air and warm sun.  Each player played three games.

Open Flight

Paul Bennett had a very good day, winning all three of his games, two with triple peels. Jim Butts got the upset of the day, coming from behind to beat Brian Cumming.

Wins
3:  Bennett
2:  Butts, Cumming, Grimsley, Kelley, Smith
1:  Nikora, Pailas
0:  Curtis, Kraft

There were five triple peels today.

Peels
2:  Bennett
1:  Cumming, Grimsley, Nikora

“A” Flight: I don’t know what happened, because they were playing on different lawns.

See all the scores on Croquet Scores.

See more pictures in the 2016 United States Open album.

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