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October 27, 2019 Leave a comment

Members of The Spanish American Club, Inc. Golf Group held their Annual Scholarship Tournament event at The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie

By Herman Santa

Members and their friends of The Spanish American Club, Inc. held their Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 25th at The Saints Golf Course in Port St. Lucie.  The 2 men scramble event featured a number of activities, including “The Longest Drive”, “Closest to the Pin” “Low Score”, “50/50 raffle”, etc.  Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day and camaraderie, which concluded at the 19th Hole restaurant with food,  awards and raffles

Congratulations to the tournament winners: Harvey Taylor, “Longest Drive”, Gary Bradley“, Closest to the Pin”, Gary Bradley and Rafael Velasquez“Low Net Score”, “Honesty High Score” Cecil Elie and Robert Osborne, “Par 3’s Closest to the Pin” Gary Bradley, Al Peña and Mike Bolanos, “50/50 raffle ” Rafael Velasquez and Herman Santa. Jorge Crespo “Most Improved Player of the Year”.

Other players that participated were: Jorge Crespo, Cecil Elie, Gus Migliore, Mike O’Donnell, Paul Mitchell, Dennis Schmidt, Rob Boals, Ruben Aleman, Norman Robinson, David Santiago, José Garcia, Fernando Mejia, Carlos Bonet and Tony Torello.

Players that donated but could not attend were: Carl Atkins, Frank Timan, John Williams, Jack Klein, Luis Arroyo, Bill Allen, Marco Flores, Jim Lao, Mike Remy and Ed Faivre.  Special thanks to David O’Kelly, Manager of The Saints Pro Shop  and Mike Bolanos, President of OTHL Logistics LLC who sponsored the tournament.

All funds raised at the event will help the club’s scholarship funds for next year graduating high school seniors of Martin and St. Lucie counties. The Spanish American Club was founded in 1992. The mission of the club is to promote friendship and solidarity among its members and other non profit organizations throughout the Treasure Coast through cultural, social, civic and sport activities; to promote knowledge of all Spanish speaking countries, their geography, history, art, and folklore.

Future events of the club this year: November 9th thru 11th ” Bahamas Cruise”; Saturday, November 30 “Thanksgiving Party”;  Saturday, December 8th “Bowling Christmas Dinner/Dance” and Saturday, December 28 “Christmas Dinner/Dance”.

For more information or to become part of the golf group contact Herman Santa at email: hermansanta@comcast.net.  For information about the events, please contact Carlos Bonet at (917) 204-6141 at c.bonet@aol.com. To learn more information about the club and to see additional photographs of the events, visit the club’s website at www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org

Exitoso Torneo Anual de Golf del Spanish American Club

Por Herman Santa

El grupo de jugadores de golf del “Spanish American Club, Inc.” (SACI) por sus siglas en Inglés, celebraron su Torneo Anual de Golf el viernes 25 de octubre en el The Saints Golf Club in Port St. Lucie.

El formato del torneo fue al estilo de “2 men scramble” que incluyó muchos premios como el de “Longest Drive”, “Closest to the Pin” y “Low Score”.  Los ganadores de los premios fuero los siguientes: “Longest Drive”Harvey Taylor, nativo de Jamaica, “Closest to the Pin” el estadounidense Gary Bradley , “Low Score” Gary Bradley y Rafael Velasquez, nativo de Venezuela.  “Honesty High Score”, Cecil Elie, nativo de Dominica y Robert Osborne de USA.  Los gandoadores de los “Par 3’s Closest to the Pin” fueron Gary Bradley (USA), Al Peña (PR) y Mike Bolaños (Cuba).  Los ganadores de la rifa del “50/50 raffle ” fueron  Rafael Velasquez y Herman Santa (PR).

Muchas gracias a todo los jugadores que donaron y a los que auspiciaron el torneo entre ellos David O’Kelly, adminstrador del campo de golf y Mike Bolaños, Presidente de OTHL Logistics LLC.  Todas las ganacia irán al fondo de la beca del club.  Las personas que estén interesadas en unirse al grupo pueden llamar a Herman Santa (772) 486-4928, correo electrónico hermansanta@comcast.net

El próximo baile del club está planeados para celebrar la “Fiesta de Acción Gracias” el sábado 30 de noviembre en el Elks Lodge en la ciudad de Port St. Lucie. El evento es con cena y no pueden traer su licor.  Para reservación contactar al presidente del club Carlos Bonet al (917) 204-6141 o c.bonet@aol.com.  Para información con respecto al club visite: www.thespanishamericanclubinc.org

Photo # 1 (Back row) From left Robert Osborne, Michael Bolaños, Juan Conde, Rob Boals, Tony Torello, Norman Robinson, Dennis Schmidt, Harvey Taylor, Al Peña, Cecil Elie, Rubén Alemán, Gus Migliore, José Garcia and Fernando Mejía.  (Front Row) David Santiago, Paul Mitchell, Herman Santa and Jorge Crespo

Photo # 2 (Back row) From left José Garcia, Michael Bolaños, Al Peña, Rubén Alemán and Harvey Taylor.  (Front row) From left Jorge Crespo, Gus Migliore and Herman Santa

Photo #3 From left Carlos Bonet and Mike O’Donnell

Photo # 4 From left Gary Bradley and Rafael Velasquez