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Entries in USCA Grand Prix (13)

Sunday
Dec182016

Abdelwahab in Control of US GP

Updated on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 07:47PM by Registered CommenterDylan

Looking at the current USCA Grand Prix standings, it appears as though Sherif Abdelwahab is on his way to claiming the 2016 race. The standings below were pulled from the USCA website on December 18, 2016, and show that Abdelwahab is just ahead of Stuart Lawrence. From our last glance at the end of August, the positions are exactly switched.

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Monday
Sep052016

Lawrence Leads USCA Grand Prix

Heading into fall Stuart Lawrence now leads the 2016 USCA Grand Prix. Our last look at the USCA Grand Prix race was at the end of the April and this snapshot taken on August 31 has a number of new players in the rankings:

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Friday
Apr012016

Wassink Officially Takes Lead in USCA Grand Prix

In last month's look at the USCA Grand Prix Top 25, we gave Stephen Morgan the headline, but officially there was a tie with Derek Wassink at 6,000 points. This month Wassink has established a slight gap with a 200 point lead based on his total of 7,540. Randy Cardo is now chasing Wassink with 7,340 for second place, while Morgan is in third with 7,120.

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Friday
Mar042016

Morgan Takes Grand Prix Lead

Updated on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 09:53AM by Registered CommenterDylan

An updated look at the 2016 USCA Grand Prix shows that Stephen Morgan has jumped to the front of the pack:

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Friday
Feb052016

Hafner Has Early 2016 Grand Prix Lead

The end of January look at the 2016 Grand Prix race shows that Bob Hafner has the early lead. Here's a look at the Top 20 pulled January 31:

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Tuesday
Jan062015

Morning Coffee: Soo Claims 2014 Grand Prix

TIGHT GP RACE FOR 2014: With 2014 in the books, that brings another USCA Grand Prix to a close. The standings show that Jeff Soo edged out Ben Rothman with 22,225 points to Rothman's 19,515. Based on Rothman's three national titles (USCA Singles, GC Singles and GC Doubles) versus Soo's two titles (AC Singles and USCA Doubles), it could again spell controversy for the USCA which uses the Grand Prix to select the USCA Player of the Year.

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Monday
Dec022013

Morning Coffee: USCA Grand Prix Surprise

If you haven't dialed into the USCA Grand Prix race lately, you might be in for a bit of a surprise. Danny Huneycutt currently has 30,418 points to lead the race while Ben Rothman has second place with 27,280 points.  That should change slightly as the Association Doubles National Championship results have not yet been submitted and Rothman took a win there with partner Doug Grimsley. However, it's unclear whether or not that would actually bump Rothman into first.

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Tuesday
Oct042011

Search Trends August 2011

Here are the hottest trending keywords to hit croquetnetwork.com last month:

01    usca grand prix
02    martin french croquet

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Monday
Aug012011

Morning Coffee: The Croquet Gazette Goes Big Time

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Okay, we've got to take a little time out this morning to talk about a bold move on the croquet media scene. This weekend I was checking out digital editions of back issues for Croquet Network on the Yudu site. When I did a search for croquet, I detected a beautiful new croquet magazine delivered through my same host at no charge to readers. And in fact, it was immediately clear that this new magazine was superior in content and design to Croquet Network. But wait, it's not new. It was the venerable old Croquet Gazette produced by the Croquet Association. Further research indicates that the Croquet Association has made the Gazette a marketing initiative and has hired

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Wednesday
Jun012011

Morning Coffee: Huneycutt Leads USCA Grand Prix

Visit the Store Maine's Big Lobster Croquet Tournament will be held from Tuesday, September 6, through Sunday, September 11, 2011. The opening reception and BBQ will be on Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. and play will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The finals will finish before 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.  The format will be the same as all previous "Big Lobsters" -- nine wicket doubles and six wicket singles, USCA sanctioned.  Details and entry forms will be sent out later, but mark it on your calendars and come join us here on the coast of Maine for a fun week of croquet in a beautiful setting. Perry Mattson

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Monday
Mar072011

Morning Coffee: USCA Grand Prix, NZ Earthquake Donation and MCA News

CQNet StoreThe Croquet New Zealand website has a page available for people that would like to donate to the Canterbury Croquet Clubs for repairs needed from the February 22 earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand. The page has several photos that show the damage to the courts and clubs --
http://www.croquet.org.nz/?id=293&entityType=HTML

The 2011 USCA Grand Prix is underway and Johnny Mitchell has an early lead. Top 10 listed below or

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Monday
Feb142011

Morning Coffee: Tom Armstrong, Rothman's Grand Prix and a New World Order

Wow. I've been tracking croquet news since roughly 2008 now and I have to say I haven't really seen anything quite like the current news cycle. More and more websites are getting updates out and it makes for a full slate news. Good for the sport and a lot of fun. Here's what we saw over the last week ...

From Croquet Australia, WCF Hall of Famer Tom Armstrong passed away at the age of 102 --

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Monday
Feb082010

Morning Coffee: USCA Grand Prix, 2011 Women's GC + Twitter 

The 2009 USCA Grand Prix results are in and Croquet World has a fantastic article with photos breaking down the season. Ben Rothman took the overall Grand Prix title and also finished first in both the doubles and singles standings. Rothman's frequent doubles partner Doug Grimsley was second overall and second in doubles play. Following Rothman (18,570 singles points) in singles play -- 2. Danny Huneycutt (15,525) 3. Jeff Soo (13,800 ) 4. Doug Grimsley (11,810) 5. John C. Osborn (11,180).

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