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Entries in Danny Huneycutt (111)

Monday
Oct152012

Top Players Ready to Battle for USCA Nationals

Twenty-nine of the United States best six-wicket croquet players will go to battle next week in the USCA
American Rules Croquet National Championship to be held at the National Croquet Center in West Palm
Beach, Florida. The event runs October 15-21 and will be the 36th edition of the USCA National

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Saturday
Oct132012

Solomon Trophy: Britain Closes Fast 11-4

BALD HEAD ISLAND, NC -- They left no doubt this time around. A 4-0 performance on Day Three returned the Solomon Trophy to the British team and erased U.S. hopes of a potential comeback on the final day. David Maugham claimed the test winning peg in a +22 win in game two with partner Marcus Evans over

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Tuesday
May082012

U.S. Names Solomon Team

The USA will attempt to retain the Solomon Trophy against Great Britain October 10-13.  The Bald Head Island Croquet Club in North Carolina will be hosting the event.  The following team has been selected:

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Friday
Feb102012

USCA AC Nationals Player Journal #4

Today, my spring disaster tour officially came to an end. There were some high heights and some low depths. But more lessons were learned, mostly about expectations.

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Wednesday
Dec212011

2011 USCA GC Nationals Report

Golf Croquet Nationals were cancelled. Low turnout took the blame for a last minute tournament change this August. So instead of the sticky heat in North Carolina, Golf Croquet aficionados assembled in Rancho Mirage for a Southern California winter experience. The USCA managed to resurrect the tournament at the same venue of the record breaking 2010 competition.

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Saturday
Dec172011

Huneycutt Takes 2011 U.S. Open

The 24th annual U.S. Open was played last week at the Mission Hills Croquet Club in Rancho Mirage, CA. The event was organized and run by Rory Kelly, the current USCA American Rules doubles champion. Rory did an incredible job with this event.

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Tuesday
Dec062011

Morning Coffee: A New U.S. Golf Croquet Champion

Visit the storeJust in time for the holidays, Issue #12 of Croquet Network Magazine has mailed and should have hit most North American mailboxes over the weekend. It's a good one featuring an in-depth interview with new GC World Champion Mark McInerney that you won't want to miss.

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Tuesday
Dec062011

USCA GC Nationals: Rich Lamm Wins!

In the Championship Doubles, Danny Huneycutt and Rich Lamm beat Ron Hendry and I two-games to none to advance into the Finals. It's never fun to lose, but losing to great players and true gentlemen like Danny and Rich sure softens the blow.

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Monday
Dec052011

USCA GC Nationals: Playoffs Continue

Thankfully the winds were absent today, but the cold wasn't. Temperatures at the start of the matches were in the 40s. I was tempted to buy a pair of gloves and a white sweater, but I didn't want to break my karma. So I just froze until the sun came up. When it did, it turned out to be a pleasant desert day, which is what I expect when I come out here. But once the sun goes down, our friend the cold comes back. Like I say, expect the unexpected.

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Sunday
Dec042011

USCA GC Nationals: Playoff Time

More clouds, brisk wind and cold in croquet paradise. Hey, isn't this the desert? When is the weather going to get nice. The winds are really bad for people that cast, like myself. My mallet is buffeted so much by the wind that I can see the shaft going back and forth as I follow-through. It is no fluke that I played my best games in the morning and late afternoon, when the wind was calm or light, and my worst games in the height of the gusts. Excuses, excuses.

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