The Jackson Park Men’s Golf Club Tuesday and Wednesday leagues have concluded their seasons. Records were set for participation and payouts.
Top money winners: Wednesdays was Ryan Coghill at $515 and Tuesdays was Jeff Schoening at $943.50.
Tuesday Championship: Low Gross of Field was Karl Meier at 155 and Low Net of Field saw a four-way tie at 144 with Reed Johnson, Dave Pope, Nik Quesnell, and Tim Rowe. The two-day championship was played in July.
The Most Improved Players: Dale Croghan on Tuesday, going from a 33.2 to a 16.1 handicap index, and Ian O’Brien on Wednesdays going from 37.1 to 22.1 handicap index. The complete lists can be found on Golf Genius.
Wednesday Book Money Payouts: This year the Wednesday league initiated an $8 tournament fee. Last year all the payout money came from the club; this year $7,112 were collected from players. As a result, payouts went up from $1,922 in 2021 to $10,373 in 2022.
Tuesday Book Money Payouts: The Tuesday league saw payouts go up from $15,126 to $24,025, with the tournament fees collected likewise increasing, from $10,914 to $16,383.
The Club Share of Book Money Payouts: The club share of Tuesday payouts was $7,642 and $3,261 on Wednesdays. Their combined total of $10,903 is 56% more than the $6,134 of last year.
Wednesday Attendance: The Wednesday attendance increased by 180 participants over last year’s Thursday league total. There were 709 last year and 889 this year, a 25% increase.
Tuesday Attendance: The Tuesday attendance increased by 280 participants. There were 669 last year and 949 this year, a 42% increase.
What a good year for the weekday leagues!