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tim alpaugh replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"it was once said….cry not for what you have lost…but cherish what you have had….my heart is saddened by this news ….i have had the sincere pleasure to meet mike, speak with him on the phone a number of times and his…"
9 hours ago
Andrea Hodel replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"I'm sorry to hear this."
11 hours ago
Erik Beer replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"Only had the opportunity meet Mike once, it was truly a pleasure.  He took the time to advise me on some epoxy filling to the face of a brassie that split during play.  A wealth of knowledge and generosity in that man."
12 hours ago
charles mitchell jr. replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"NO BETTER MAN HAS WALKED THE EARTH IN JEFFERSON COUNTY KY THAN MIKE JUST..  CHARLES MITCHELL JR"
20 hours ago
Jeff Stern replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"Arnold Palmer passed away Sunday (25th). Now to read that Mike may not go on longer makes my heart ache for him and his family.  My prayers for him and his family."
20 hours ago
Karl Nagy posted photos
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Robert Birman posted a status
"RIP Arnold Palmer"
yesterday
Jeff Loh replied to James Clawson's discussion Rookie @ Roaring Gap
"Being an (ex) Yanqui I had heard many great things about Roaring Gap but was not prepared for how great it is in person. The entire place is very special and just the drive up the mountain gets your heart racing as you anticipate what Mr. Ross could…"
Thursday
tom ochs left a comment for Charles Jay Harris,Jr.
"Dr J. We had a wonderful time hickory golfing at Roaring Gap CC. The golf course was just spectacular. The food and accomdations at the club were also first class. Thanks for the invite. Tom Ochs"
Sep 20
tom ochs left a comment for tom ochs
"Thank you Dr Jay for the invite to Roaring Gap golf club for hockey golf. Rusty Wells and I enjoyed the accomdations and the food each night. Now the golf course , spectacular best describes the golf course. We had a wonderful time."
Sep 20
Bryant Kittrell might attend Christopher J. Deinlein's event

LANG WILLIE ENGELSON CLASSIC at Mid Pines

December 10, 2016 from 9am to 2pm
On Saturday, December 10, The "Lang Willie" follows the Moye Maximus.  The format is Foursomes (Alternate Shots).  A test of skill and patience with your partner. In last year's inaugural tournament, the team of K. Curtis / A. Moye posted a winning round of net 65.All members are encouraged to join us in the NC Sand Hills for the final 2 CHGA events in 2016.  See More
Sep 19
Charles Jay Harris,Jr. replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"A good man is being taken away from us way too soon.  I have done a lot of business with Mike the last several years in developing new iron head models.  And never a hint of  disagreement.  Mike went out of his way to please you.…"
Sep 19
Paul Dodge replied to James Clawson's discussion Rookie @ Roaring Gap
"James, Your review was spot on, RG has become one of my favorite courses in the the region, great course, good maintenance and typical Ross greens, enough to hear more than one or two 'damn you Donald Ross'. Dinner was excellent with…"
Sep 19
Andrea Hodel replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"Cancer is an evil SOB. I'm sorry to hear about Mike. He will sorely be missed and my heart goes out to his family."
Sep 18
Robert Birman replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"Here is a classic from the 2012 Southern Hickory Fourball in Birmingham with longtime associate and friend Josh Fischer, Robert Birman and Rich Grula.  What a treat to play with Mike and watch his unpretentious play put him in the middle of the…"
Sep 18
richard woodson payne replied to Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson's discussion Mike Just near the end of his final round
"He one of the best , always willing to help you blessing my friend"
Sep 18
Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson posted a discussion

Mike Just near the end of his final round

Our good friend, Mike Just is unfortunately nearing the end of his final round in this world.  His daughter, Emily, has posted his current situation on Caring Bridge and it seems the docs have done all they can for Mike.  It is now a matter of days or weeks.  I'm so sad for Mike and his family and the fact that they have to all endure this terrible disease.Our hearts and prayers go out to Mike and his family at this difficult time.Treasure the moments you've spent with Mike over the years which…See More
Sep 18
Jeff Stern replied to Karl Nagy's discussion 2016 US Hickory Open
"Have much fun and be sure to put up a brief post as to your experience at this major event. All the finest to each of you, Jeff"
Sep 17
Karl Nagy posted a discussion

2016 US Hickory Open

Good luck to the 23 members of the CHGA participating in the USHO in Wisconsin next week. Participants include Jim Conine, Russell Eaves, Ernie Ernst, Brian Giboney, Andy Kurncz, Andy Moye, Karl Nagy, Skip Platt, David Ramos, Rich Schmidt, Jim von Lossow, Greg Whitmer, Rick Woeckener, Steve Block, Dave Brown, Bob Caston, Paul Dietz, Roger Hill, Ken Holtz, Will Jacoby, Chris Deinlein, Bill Engelson and Tad Moore.See More
Sep 17
Mike Hill commented on Mike Hill's blog post Help a new guy.
"Thank you for the invite. Tried to move schedule but was unable. Please invite in future. Thank you, Mike"
Sep 15

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Mike Just near the end of his final round 9 Replies

Our good friend, Mike Just is unfortunately nearing the end of his final round in this world.  His daughter, Emily, has posted his current situation on Caring Bridge and it seems the docs have done…Continue

Started by Bill "Lang Willie" Engelson. Last reply by tim alpaugh 9 hours ago.

Rookie @ Roaring Gap 3 Replies

Rookie at Roaring GapIn 1926, Leonard Tufts, president of Pinehurst Inc, and his course architect Donald Ross opened a golf course for the over-heated Carolina summer folks in Roaring Gap, 3,000 feet…Continue

Started by James Clawson. Last reply by Jeff Loh on Thursday.

2016 US Hickory Open 1 Reply

Good luck to the 23 members of the CHGA participating in the USHO in Wisconsin next week. Participants include Jim Conine, Russell Eaves, Ernie Ernst, Brian Giboney, Andy Kurncz, Andy Moye, Karl…Continue

Started by Karl Nagy. Last reply by Jeff Stern Sep 17.

RESULTS FROM THE MOUNTAINS 4 Replies

Cooler temperatures and gentle breezes greeted us at the Grove Park Inn in Ashville.  We played a modified Stableford format and Paula Zellers shot an 85 which gave her a winning total of 49…Continue

Started by Christopher J. Deinlein. Last reply by Jeff Stern Sep 10.

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Roaring Gap a Hit Again

Jay Harris once again hosted a wonderful Hickory event at Roaring Gap CC. The course is a treat to pay using hickories and the greens are terrific. Weather was perfect for the 24 players and this is something you should not miss next September. Thanks to Jay for all his efforts.

Posted by jim rohr on September 13, 2016 at 11:40am

PARTNER NEEDED FOR PINE NEEDLES FOURSOMES EVENT NOVEMBER 4 2016

PLEASE ADVISE IF YOU CAN JOIN ME..THANKS, CHARLES

Posted by charles mitchell jr. on August 31, 2016 at 9:16am

Help a new guy.

Good evening golf enthusiasts,



I have been in love with this game since the first time I could not feel a "black titlist/Balata" ball hit my persimmon club. My passion has only escaped me due to life's challenges called "reality." Love the game and interested in playing with passionate people that respect the history and enjoyment of this great game.



Read blogs and concerned about participation and technical arguments. Have talked with hickory club builders and find that… Continue

Posted by Mike Hill on August 23, 2016 at 11:21pm — 4 Comments

 
 
 

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