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JCC retains Niemeyer Cup

The Jamestown Country Club team of front row: Don Walz, Steve Bennion, Mike Stoller, Shane Ost. Back row: Len Orr, Brent Geisler, Noel Johnson. Not pictured: Jeff Romsdahl. 1 / 2
Hillcrest team members front row: Gary Speidel, Alden Kollman, Roger Fisher. Back row: Marcus Cross, Hank Kates, Phil Cross, Kevin Widmer, Doug Wahl. 2 / 2

The Jamestown Country Club team of Don Walz, Steve Bennion, Mike Stoller, Shane Ost, Len Orr, Brent Geisler, Noel Johnson and Jeff Romsdahl retained the Niemeyer Cup in the Ryder Cup-style competition on Aug. 19-20.

The JCC team defeated the Hillcrest Golf Course team, 11-5.

The competition featured better ball, alternate shot and head-to-head matches. JCC led 5-3 after play on Saturday, but netted six of eight points on Sunday to seal the deal.

Hillcrest team members were Gary Speidel, Alden Kollman, Roger Fisher, Marcus Cross, Hank Kates, Phil Cross, Kevin Widmer and Doug Wahl.

Niemeyer Cup

Jamestown Country Club 11, Hillcrest 5

Better ball

Geisler/Ost, JCC def. Widmer/Kates, 2 up

Orr/Bennion, JCC def. Wahl, M.Cross, 1 up

Speidel/Fisher, HGC def. Stoller/Johnson, 3&2

Kollman/P.Cross, HGC def. Romsdahl/Walz, 2&1.

Alternate shot

Widmer/Wahl, HGC vs. Geisler/Orr, All square

Ost/Bennion vs. Kates/M./Cross, AS

Johnson/Walz, JCC def. Kollman/P.Cross, 5&3

Stoller/Romsdahl, JCC def. Speidel/Fisher, 1 up

Head to head

Geisler, GCC def. Widmer, 3&2

Johnson def. Kollman, 5&3

Ost def. Kates, 8&6

Stoller def. Speidel, 3&2

M.Cross vs. Bennion, AS

P.Cross def. Don Walz, 3&1

Orr, JCC def. Wahl, 5&4

Fisher, JCC def. Romsdahl, AS

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