Entries in Mission Hills Croquet Club (26)
The opening party was held at the 55th Hole bar at the Country Club. Twenty players and nine guest attended the gala. Tournament Director Rory Kelley, demurred, and Assistant Tournament Director Doug Grimsley presided.
The U.S.Open, the longest running association rules tournament in the United States, celebrates it's 29th continuous year this December. The tournament will run Tuesday, Dec. 6 through Saturday Dec. 10 at the Mission Hills Club in Palm Springs, CA. The TD will be Rory Kelley assisted by Doug Grimsley. There will be two flights with three games guaranteed each day through Friday leading to a BO3 Championship final and court side luncheon on Saturday. For information contact Rory Kelley -- firstname.lastname@example.org or Doug Grimsley -- email@example.com
Please note that the post title had a typo -- the dates should be December 6-10, 2016. The post has been corrected but the enewsletter cannot be un-sent.
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA -- The USCA National Association Rules Championship has narrowed down to Stuart Lawrence, Doug Grimsley, Brian Cumming and David Maloof. The quarterfinal action had Stuart Lawrence over Mike Todorovich 26tp-0, 26-18. Doug Grimsley took out Jim Hanks 26-0, 26tp-10. Brian Cumming worked past Paul Bennett 26tp-9, 0-26tp, 26-23, while David Maloof beat Sherif Abdelwahab 26tp-0, 26-18.
Association Croquet: November 30 – December 5, 2015 / Mission Hills Country Club / Rancho, Mirage, California
Two (2) Championship Blocks of Ten players.
The 20 highest grade entries will be seeded and placed in the Championship Blocks.
A/B Combo will develop if an ample number of players enter.
Contact: Contact Rory Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or phone 602-686-3941.
The Mission Hills Croquet Club in Ranch Mirage, CA has announced that it has submitted a bid to host the next MacRobertson International Croquet Shield in 2017. The bid must be approved by all four MacRobertson Shield countries. The United States has only hosted the event one previous time -- at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach, FL in 2003.
RANCHO MIRAGE -- As the number one ranked player in the US, Ben Rothman certainly has his name all over the USCA Champion's page. In fact, he is currently in possession of all six major singles and doubles national titles for the USCA. But when the balls roll out for the 2013 USCA American Rules Croquet National Championship to be held November 11-17 at the Mission Hills
The Mission Hills Croquet Club reported that club pro Ben Rothman proposed to Cody Aichele on February 15 near Lawn #1 at the Mission Hills Club in Rancho Mirage, California (link to the announcement).
Twenty-one players took to the courts yesterday for the start of the USCA’s 2012 Golf Croquet National Championship held at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. At least five former National Champions will be on hand including, Sherif Abdelwahab of West Greenwich, RI, US Team Captain, Ben Rothman the Mission Hills Club Pro and 2010 Champion, both of whom just returned from the Golf
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.
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.