Tony Aragon watches his ball track for the hole on the 18th green Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Aragon was playing with teammates Ken Harjes, Rick Holford and John Whinery in the Dirt Hog Scramble, the first tournament of the season at YVGC. They shot a 64 as a team.

Photo by Nate Waggenspack

Tony Aragon watches his ball track for the hole on the 18th green Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course. Aragon was playing with teammates Ken Harjes, Rick Holford and John Whinery in the Dirt Hog Scramble, the first tournament of the season at YVGC. They shot a 64 as a team.

Dirt Hog Scramble kickstarts golf tournament season

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Dirt Hog Scramble Results: team gross scores

• Tim Boyle, Grant Corey, Brett Etzler, Scott Kitchen, 55

• Bud Bower, Shane Camilletti, Joe Padon, Kyle Sorenson, 56

• Dan Brown, Pete Heuer, Glenn Navratil, Austin Zimmerman, 58

• Doug Lewis, Wayne Rickaby, John Such, Mike Wommack, 61

• David Brookshire, Jeff Richards, 63

• Tony Aragon, Ken Harjes, Rick Holford, John Whinery, 64

• Willy Barclay, Jackie Heuer, Chester Hinkler, Teresa White, 64

• Charlie Gottschall, Matt Hammer, Jesse Haskins, Kelby Virden, 64

• Ross Avina, Brad Baker, Aaron Hornstein, Ryan Steinmetz, 64

• Dave Andujo, Randy Delay, Jim Doolin, Mo Ortega, 65

• Angela Doane, John Doane, Dave O’Malia, Ethan O’Malia, 65

• Butch Behrman, Stan Darveau, Chad Evenson, Bob Haddock, 65

• Fred Boss, Trevor Hyer, Randy Larson, Lisa McCurdy, 65

• John Savage, Brett Sperl, John Svoboda, Rusty Wolfrum, 66

• Gory Ganon, Todd Ruckman, Alton Simones, Aril Williams, 66

• Troy Breyfogle, Tim Dever, Gene Graham, Scott Stevens, 66

• Jim Liljedahl, Ferrel McCurdy, Dave Prince, Rick Shouse, 67

• Gary Baysinger, Earl Cherry, Dewayne Powell, Don Smith, 68

• Brenda Anderson, Gary Anderson, Catherine Gush, Michael Gush, 70

• Blaine Bradshaw, Dave Jenkins, Brenda Parfrey, Ray Parfrey, 78

— It was a beautiful weekend for golf as Yampa Valley Golf Course kicked off its tournament season with sunny skies and low scores.

YVGC was host to the Dirt Hog Scramble on Saturday, pitting 20 teams of four golfers against one another in a scramble format. In the end, the team of Tim Boyle, Grant Corey, Brett Etzler and Scott Kitchen posted the lowest score, a 55.

Bud Bower, Shane Camilletti, Joe Padon and Kyle Sorenson took first place in the net score competition, with a 49.8 after shooting 56 as a team. One other team broke 60 in the gross score — the group of Dan Brown, Pete Heuer, Glenn Navratil and Austin Zimmerman.

It was the first tournament on the schedule for Yampa Valley Golf Course. The tournament season really kicks into gear during June and July.

Next up at the golf course is the Ladies Club Early Bird Eclectic on May 22 and 29.

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