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Golf “Hole in One” 2004

August 13, 2019 Leave a comment

2004 Herman’s Hole-in-One

From left Herman Santa, Leticia Goff, Atty. Gary Sweet and Dana Peterson

I’m proud to announce that I made the first “Hole-In One” of my career on September 19, 2004, at the Savanna Club in Port St. Lucie.

I aced the 93 yard-par 3, No. 15th hole using a pitching wedge.  I was practicing for the SACI golf tournament and was in a group with Atty. Gary Sweet (Now a Circuit Judge), Dana Peterson and Leticia Goff.  After the game we went to Pueblo Viejo Restaurant of Port St. Lucie to celebrate.

Golf “Hole in One” 2016

August 13, 2019 Leave a comment

2016 Fernando’s “Hole in-One”

By Herman Santa

Fernando Mejia made his first Hole-In-One of his career on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Fernando aced the 114 yard-par 3, No. 16thhole using a # Pitching Wedge.  He was part of the SACI group with Gus Migliore, Lou Arroyo and Bernard Jethroe

Photo #1 Photo Above.  From left Fernando Mejia, Ray (Golf Shop-Presenting Fernando the plaque) and Herman Santa

Photo # 2 From left: Lou Arroyo, Bernard Jethroe, Fernando Mejia and Gus Migliore

Photos #3 & 4 Plaques at the Pro shop showing Fernando’s Hole in One

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Golf “Eagles” 2018

August 13, 2019 Leave a comment

Golf “Eagles” 2018

By Herman Santa

2018 Terri’s Eagle

Terri Hemings made an Eagle on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Terri aced the 300 yard-par 4, Hole No. 12th using a driver, the he used his A Wedge from 75 yards.  He was part of the SACI group with Herman Santa, Gus Migliore and Ralph Morrison.

2018 David’s Eagle

David Santiago made an Eagle on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  David aced the 221 yard-Par 4, No. 17th hole using a driver.  He was part of the SACI group with Herman Santa, Hugo Rios and Norman Robinson.

2018 Norman’s Eagle

Norman Robinson made an Eagle on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Norman aced the 212 yard-par 4, No. 17th hole using a driver.  He was part of the SACI group with Al Peña, Roberto Belardo and Cecil Elie.

Photo Ray Guadalupe and Gus Migliore

Photo # 1 From left Gus Migliore and Terri Hemings

Photo # 2 From left Norman Robinson, David Santiago and Hugo Rios

Photo # 3 From left Luis Arroyo, Herman Santa, Norman Robinson (Seated), Jorge Crespo, Gus Migliore and Al Peña (Seated)

 

Golf “Eagles” 2019

August 6, 2019 Leave a comment

Golf “Eagles” 2019

By Herman Santa

2019 Jorge’s Eagles

Jorge Crespo made two Eagles on Friday, May 24, 2019, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Jorge aced the 490 yard-par 5, Hole No. 2 using a driver, then he used his 9 iron from 140 yards.  Then he aced the 490 yard-par 5, Hole No. 9 using a driver, then he used his 6 iron.  He was part of the SACI group with David Santiago and Ruben Aleman.

Jorge Crespo again made an Eagle on Friday, May 17, 2019, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Jorge aced the 490 yard-par 5, Hole No. 2 using a driver, then he used his 6 iron from 150 yards.  He was part of the SACI group with Mike O’Donnell, Cecil Ellie and Mike Bolaños.

Golf “Hole in One” 2014

August 6, 2019 Leave a comment

2014 Ruben’s Hole in-One

By Herman Santa

From left Herman Santa, Ruben Aleman and Fernando Mejia

Ruben Aleman made his first Hole-In-One of his career on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.  Ruben aced the 115 yard-par 3, No. 16th hole using a # 7 iron club.  He was practicing for the SACI group with Fernando Mejia and Herman Santa.  After the game we went to the club house “19th Hole” restaurant to celebrate.

Golf Rules

August 6, 2019 Leave a comment

Rules: (Revised 8/19/15)

(1) Winner is determined when surpassing betting line

(2) Looser is determined when not meeting betting line

(3) Tie is determined when matching the betting line. (no win, no loss)

(4) Completed rounds count. Incomplete round is null and void. (rain, lightning etc…)

(5) Maximum strokes counted = 2 over par (double boggie)

(6) Gimmi = Must be given not taken. Note: NO gimmi’s when putting for Eagle, Birdie or Par.

(7) Greene = Land on green from the Tee and Par the hole.

(8) Birdie & Greene (Par 3’s) PAYS OUT $2 DOLLARS.

(9) Sandy = Par a par 3, 4, or 5 if you play a stroke from the sand.

(10) Follow golf rules when out of bounds, water etc. Drop ball as rule requires – shoulder high no closer to flag.

(11) Remember Golf is a gentleman’s game and we play with friends. Play within the rules. No exceptions.

(12) When there are no losers in betting points one dollar in the pot to player/s with most points over betting line.

(13) A newcomer must play a minimum of three rounds before being allowed to participate in betting line scoring

(14) Players must notify Herman via Email or phone by Monday evening if they are not able to play.

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Scholarship 2019 (Gonzalez)

August 5, 2019 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the six club’s 2019 scholarship awards. The recipient is Jaisen González of Pt. St. Lucie.

Jaisen was born in Bronk, New York.  His father Richard and his mother Jessica were born in Puerto Rico.  He is now living with her parents in Pt. St. Lucie. Jaisen attended St. Lucie Centennial High School. This fall he will attend University of Central Florida for his Associate Degree.  He would like to transfer to the Florida State University to complete his Criminology Degree and then would attend Quantico to become an FBI agent for Behavioral Analysis.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Elizabeth Mejía, María McCutheon and Pamela Peña along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations Director: Nancy Rozon, Vocal Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

The scholarship was established in 1992 for low-income students. Over the past 27 years, the club has awarded more than $32,000 in scholarships to 47 Hispanic senior of Martin and St. Lucie counties. The board raises money for the scholarships by having 50/50 raffles at the monthly dance parties. The board also organizes other events such as picnics, cruises and garage sales. The committees organize events such as bowling, golf and dominoes tournaments. The Golf Group plays golf every Friday at The Saints Golf Course in Port St. Lucie.  They hold a 50/50 raffle on the last Friday of the month. The Bowling Group plays every Monday at 6:00 P.M. at the Saint Lucie Lanes. The bowling group has a 50/50 raffle on the first Monday of the month.

The mission of the club is to promote friendship and solidarity among its members, neighbors and other non profit organizations of the Treasure Coast through cultural, social, civic, charity and sports activities to promote knowledge of the Spanish speaking countries, their geography, history, art and folklore.

Scholarship 2019 (Lopez)

August 4, 2019 Leave a comment

The Spanish American Club, Inc. awards scholarship

By Herman Santa

The Spanish American Club, Inc. is proud to recognize one outstanding student selected to receive one of the six club’s 2019 scholarship awards. The recipient is Alejandra Lopez of Ft. Pierce.

Alejandra Lopez was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico.  Her mother Marta de la Cruz was born in Mexico.  She is now living with her mother in Ft. Pierce.  Alejandra attended Ft. Pierce Central High School. This fall she will attend Indian River State College. She will be majoring in Criminal Justice  and become a Police Officer.  After graduating she will be working in her community and will continue her education to help stop crime around the world.

This year scholarship committee Chair by Nancy Rozon and Co-chair by Elizabeth Mejía, María McCutheon and Pamela Peña along with the board of directors Carlos Bonet, President; Al Feliciano, Vice President; Evelyn Carrillo, Secretary; Josephine Guadalupe, Treasurer; Vivian Megaro, Public Relations Director: Nancy Rozon, Vocal Director; Mary Figliola, Substitute Director did a magnificent job selecting the students and  running the program smoothly. The committee selected the students for their achievements, trustworthiness, character, responsibility, fairness and academics.

The scholarship was established in 1992 for low-income students. Over the past 27 years, the club has awarded more than $32,000 in scholarships to 47 Hispanic senior of Martin and St. Lucie counties. The board raises money for the scholarships by having 50/50 raffles at the monthly dance parties. The board also organizes other events such as picnics, cruises and garage sales. The committees organize events such as bowling, golf and dominoes tournaments. The Golf Group plays golf every Friday at The Saints Golf Course in Port St. Lucie.  They hold a 50/50 raffle on the last Friday of the month. The Bowling Group plays every Monday at 6:00 P.M. at the Saint Lucie Lanes. The bowling group has a 50/50 raffle on the first Monday of the month.

The mission of the club is to promote friendship and solidarity among its members, neighbors and other non profit organizations of the Treasure Coast through cultural, social, civic, charity and sports activities to promote knowledge of the Spanish speaking countries, their geography, history, art and folklore.