Palm Coast, FL – Nine of the nearly one hundred members of the Grand Haven Croquet Club competed in a weekend tournament held at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach, FL July 16-18.

Club members swept first and second place in First, Second, and Third flights in which they competed with thirty-three nationally ranked players. Flights are assigned by handicap.

Bringing home first place awards were Robert Brightman (Flight 1A); Mijai Pagano  (Flight 1B); Marsha Cargill (Flight 2A);  Bill Todd (Flight 2B) and Jim Hester (Flight 3).

Second place was awarded to Nancy Crouch (Flight 1A); David Paukovich (Flight 2B); and Margaret Matuszak (Flight 3).  Edmund  Giancola also competed in the Third Flight.

The National Croquet Center is the largest croquet center in  the world  that houses the United States Croquet Association (USCA) whose mission is to promote the growth and enjoyment of croquet and to govern the sport in America.

Media Release; Nancy Crouch, Vice President Grand Haven Croquet Club

Photo: (Patti Paukovich) Back Row: Jim Hester,  Marsha  Cargill,  Robert Brightman, Bill Todd, David Paukovich. Front Row: Mijai Pagano, Nancy Crouch, and Margaret Matuszak.