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Golf 'n Grille Fact Sheet

Initial Event Date: 8/93
Venue: Mens Golf, Ladies & Juniors Competition and Family Picnic
(Families Mandatory)
Location: Various Greater Atlanta Courses
2000 Results
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2004 Results
2005 Results
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2007 Results
2008 Results
2009 Results


There are none

2010 RULES

This years format will be BEST BALL/BEST SCORE for the FRONT NINE.  The back nine is ALTERNATING SHOT. 

LightWeight rule is in effect.  Whomever has the highest individual score on front nine for the two man team will be deemed the “Lightweight”.   TWO (2) of his scores will be used (from  the front nine) for the final total.    These holes will be picked in a blind draw at the Awards Ceremony.  This means you don't know who wins until 9:00 Saturday night!!  This is a VF&SE scoring tradition!!


Double Par +1  is the MAXIMUM score you can post on any hole.  


Cash Prizes for closest to Pin on all par 3’s

Cash Prize for Longest Drive  ON #15

The Belcher Rule”
 BOTH TEAM MEMBERS MUST be present at Awards Ceremony to be eligible to win.


Ellen "the magician" is running the show again in 2010

Cooking again ...ladies and gentleman, would you welcome...
Click on me to email me!!
Ellen Van Frayen
Cookout Champ!!


Golf 'n Grille
Trivia Corner

Rookies have taken top prize in the GnG in 3 of the last 4 years.


VFSE Probing Poll
Who will capture the the 8th G'nG Juniors's  Title
  Gabby Van Frayen 41% 80
  Heather Yancey 10% 21
  Naomi Hoffner 26% 49
  Jack Burbrink 23% 44
Total Votes 199






18th Annual 

October 2, 2010 

Lanier Golf Club
Cumming, GA

Lindroos, Bowler Take Top Honors



Fred gets the prize for BEST DRESSED!!

2010 Pairings 
Golf 'n Grille  

Bruce Washington - Ryan Spindler 8:45 Spindler is past champion and can be good...and he can be average! Rookie Washington knows the course.  Could be in the running on the whiteboard Saturday night
Mike Lackey - Lee Ramby 8:45 Lackey is solid as a piece of granite.  If Lee-boy gives him a little help, they'll definitely be a contender.
Jim Lindenmayer - Tom Lenahan 8:52 Lindy will hit a big ball and has been playing a lot but still hold the title of TBGTNHWTGNG.  You know Tommy will bring two things -- the quickest mulligan in the West and good beer!.  
Alfred Galang - John Reineking 8:52 Phreddie is the consummate thinker on the course.  If he sheds the putting yipps, it could get interesting.  Reineking will make or break their chances.
Pete Barnett - Jim Hughes 8:59 Barnett's got game and Jimmy ain't no slouch.  THey'll need to play off each other and not pick a bad ball from the hat to bury them at the grille.
Mike Yancey - Bob McGowan 8:59 Vegas has them at 5-2 odds to win.  As a rookie Yancey burst on to the scene two years ago to win.  McGowan thrives on pressure.  
Sandy Dlugozima - Vince Terry 9:06 Recent birth of twins will take a toll on Lugo but don't count this pair out.  Vince will have to have a solid outing and stay out of trouble.
Fred Terry - Scott Terry 9:06 If papa bear can channel baby bear's zeal and enthusiasm into some golf this will be fun twosome to watch.  Scott's a human filibuster so we'll have to put the clock on him to keep things moving
Gary Savage - Tyler Savage 9:13 Gary hits a nice ball and if he get's it going early, this might be a dark horse team.  T-bone needs to play within his game and give pappa some help along the way.
Ryan Nichols - Randy Nichols 9:13 Young Ryan has spent some time around a golf course and loves the game.  With Daddy-O's guidance (and some help) ya just never know! 
Tom Dutton - Mark Reifenberger 9:20 Always a fan favorite, TD returns after breaking a 16 year consecutive GnG appearance streak last year.  Reif's a rookie and an unknown but as sure as there will be a few Buds drank in this foursome you can be sure this will be a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place team!
Jeff Bowler - Rob Lindroos 9:20 Bowler has a sweet game and notched a win in his GnG debut in 2009.  Lindroos has been dying to use that big 'ol driver that he got for Christmas 2 years ago.  Bring it on Rob-o! 
Pete Van Frayen - Tim Patterson 9:27 This cousin duo just might have what it takes.  Rumor has it that Timbo has been on the course just a "few times" as of late.  Young VF has got some distance and could combine a little brawn and brain to give GnG 2010 a run!
Mike Van Frayen - Joe Van Frayen 9:27 Rich friends who live on golf courses has given 'ol Joe quite a bit of time on the courses this summer.  He'll need to be on top of his much improved game to pull Pops around the course.  No VF has been in the winners circle in 17 years. Divine Intervention might be the needed elixir!! 






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Past Champions Plaque



Ever wonder why golf is growing in popularity and people who don't even play go
to tournaments or watch it on TV? These truisms may shed light on reasons why.

Golf is an honorable game, with the overwhelming majority of players being
honorable people who don't need referees.

Golfers don't scratch their privates on the golf course.

Golfers don't kick dirt on, or throw bottles at, other people.

Professional golfers are compensated in direct proportion to how well they play.

Golfers don't get per diem and two seats on a charter flight when they travel
between tournaments.

Golfers don't hold out for more money, or demand new contracts, because of
another player's deal.

Professional Golfers don't demand that the taxpayers pay for the courses on
which they play.

When golfers make a mistake, nobody is there to cover for them or back them up.

The PGA Tour raises more money for charity in one year than the National
Football League does in two.

You can watch the best golfers in the world up close, at any tournament,
including the majors, all day, every day for $25 or $30. The cost for a seat in
the nosebleed section at the Super Bowl will cost around $300 or more.

You can bring a picnic lunch to the tournament golf course, watch the best in
the world and not spend a small fortune on food and drink. Try that at one of
the taxpayer funded baseball or football stadium. I brought a Coke into Oriole
Park at Camden Yards last year, and an usher came to my seat and told me I had
to dispose of it, or I would not be allowed to stay in the stadium.

In golf you cannot fail 70% of the time and make $9 million a season, like the
best baseball hitters (.300 batting average) do.

Golf doesn't change its rules to attract Fans.

Golfers keep their clothes on while they are being interviewed.

Golf doesn't have free agency.

In their prime, Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer and other stars, would shake your
hand and say they were happy to meet you. In his prime Jose Canseco wore
T-shirts that read "Leave Me Alone."

You can hear birds chirping on the golf course during a tournament.

Ladies are welcome players.

At a golf tournament, (unlike at taxpayer funded sports stadium and arenas) you
won't hear a steady stream of four letter words and nasty name calling while
you're hoping that no one spills beer on you.

If you have re-gripped your golf ball retriever more than once you might question if this game is really for you.
1. Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by
the occasional miracle.

2. "I wish I could play my normal game...just once."

3. "Golf is harder than baseball. In golf, you have to play your foul balls."

4. If you find you do not mind playing golf in the rain, the snow, even during a hurricane, here's a valuable tip: Your life is in trouble.

5. Golfers who try to make everything perfect before taking the shot
rarely make a perfect shot.

6. The term "mulligan" is really a contraction of the phrase "maul it again."

7. A "gimme" can best be defined as an agreement between two golfers ....neither of whom can putt very well.

8. An interesting thing about golf is that no matter how badly you play; it is always possible to get worse.

9. Golf's a hard game to figure. One day you'll go out and slice it and shank it, hit into all the traps and miss every green. The next day you go out and for no reason at all you really stink.

10. I play in the low 80s. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play.

11. If your best shots are the practice swing and the "gimme Putt", you might wish to reconsider this game.

12. Achieving a certain level of success in golf is only important if you can finally enjoy the level you've reached after you've reached it.

13. Golf is the only sport where the most feared opponent is you.

14. Golf is like marriage If you take yourself too seriously it won't work... and both are expensive.

15. The best wood in most amateurs' bags is the pencil.

16. To some golfers, the greatest handicap is the ability to add correctly. 


Golf Club Rules

1. Back straight, knees bent, feet shoulder width apart.

2. Form a loose grip.

3. Keep your head down.

4. Avoid a quick back swing.

5. Stay out of the water.

6. Try not to hit anyone.

7. If you are taking too long, please let others go ahead of you.

8. Don't stand directly in front of others.

9. Quiet please... while others are preparing to go.

10. Don't take extra strokes.

Very good. Now flush the urinal, go outside, and tee off!

If you drink, dont. drive.  Don't even putt. 

Dean Martin


When I die, bury me on the golf course so my husband will visit. 

Author Unknown


I'm hitting the woods just great....but having a terrible time getting out of them! 

 Author Unknown


If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

Jack Lemmon

1. Never try to keep more than 300 separate thoughts in your mind during
your swing.

2. When your shot has to carry over a water hazard, you can either hit
one more club or two more balls.

3. If you are afraid a full shot might reach the green while the group
ahead are still putting, you have two options: you can immediately
shank a lay-up, or you can wait until the green is clear and top a
ball halfway there.

4. The less skilled the player, the more likely he is to share his ideas
about the golf swing.

5. If it isn't broke, try changing your grip.

6. Golfers who claim they don't cheat also lie.

7. Everyone replaces his divot after a perfect approach shot.

8. A golf match is a test of your skill against your opponent's luck.

9. It's surprisingly easy to sink a 50 foot putt when you lie 10.

10. Counting on your opponent to inform you when he breaks a rule is like
expecting him to make fun of his own haircut.

11. Nonchalant putts count the same as chalant putts.

12. It's not a gimme putt if you're still away.

13. The shortest distance between any two points on a golf course is a
straight line that passes directly through the large tree.

14. There are two kinds of bounces: unfair bounces and bounces just the
way you intended to play it.

15. You can hit a two-acre fairway 10% of the time and a 2-inch branch
on a tree 90% of the time.

16. Every time a golfer makes a birdie he must subsequently make three
triple bogeys to restore the fundamental equilibrium of the universe. 

Feast on These!!

Golfer: "I've played so poorly all day; I think I'm going to go drown myself in that lake." 
Caddy: "I doubt you could keep your head down that long."

 Golfer: "I'd move heaven and earth to be able to break 100 on this  course."
Caddy: "Try heaven. You've already moved most of the earth."

 Golfer: "Well, I have never played this badly before!
 Caddy: "I didn't realize you had played before, sir."

Golfer: "Caddy, do you think my game is improving?"
Caddy: "Oh yes, sir! You miss the ball much closer than you used to."

  Golfer: "Please stop checking your watch all the time, caddy. It's  distracting!"
Caddy: "This isn't a watch, sir, its a compass!"

Golfer: "Caddy, do you think it is a sin to play golf on Sunday?"
 Caddy: "The way you play, sir, it's a sin any day of the week!"

  Golfer: "This golf is a funny game."
Caddy: "It's not supposed to be."

Golfer: "That can't be my ball, caddy. It looks far too old."
Caddy: "It's a long time since we started, sir."

Golfer: "Do you think I can get there with a 5-iron?"
Caddy: "Eventually."

Golfer (screaming): "You've got to be the worst caddy in the world!"
Caddy: "I doubt it. That would be too much of a coincidence!"

17. If you want to hit a 7-iron as far as Tiger Woods does, simply try to
lay up just short of a water hazard.

18. To calculate the speed of a player's downswing, multiply the speed
of his backswing by his handicap. Example, backswing 20 miles per
hour, handicap, 15, downswing = 300 m.p.h.

19. There are two things you can learn by stopping your backswing at
the top and checking the position of your hands: how many hands
you have, and which hand is wearing the golf glove.

20. Hazards attract; Fairways repel.

21. You can put "draw" on the ball, you can put "fade" on the ball, but
no golfer can put "straight" on the ball.

22. A ball you can see in the rough from 50 yards away is not yours.

23. If there is a ball in the fringe and a ball in the bunker, your ball is
in the bunker.

24. If both balls are in the sand, yours is in the footprint.

25. Don't buy a putter until you have had a chance to throw it.

26. The inevitable result of any golf lesson is the instant elimination of
the one critical unconscious motion that allowed you to compensate for
all your errors.

When I die, bury me on the golf course so my husband will visit--Author Unknown

I don't say my golf game is bad, but if I grew tomatoes they'd come up sliced. -- Author Unknown

I've spent most of my life golfing. the rest I've just wasted.-- Author Unknown

They call it golf because all the other four-letter words were taken. -- Raymond Floyd

  The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flag stick on top. ~Pete Dye (His golf courses reflect this belief!!!)

  Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun. ~Jim Bishop

  It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course. ~Hank Aaron

 Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five

~Paul Harvey

Give me golf clubs, fresh air &a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. ~Jack Benny

  Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?~Al Boliska

  The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course. -- Billy Graham

  Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing. ~Ben Hogan


 Go play golf. Go to the golf course. Hit the ball. Find the ball. Repeat until the ball is in the hole. Have fun. The end.~Chuck Hogan


 If you think it's hard to meet new people, try picking up thewrong golf ball.

~Jack Lemmon

  It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.~Mark Twain

  Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.

 ~Harry Vardon

  Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose. ~Woodrow Wilson


A golfer's diet: live on greens as much as possible .~Author Unknown  

The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie.
----George Deukmejian


 Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them. ~Jimmy DeMaret

 If I hit it right, it's a slice. If I hit it left, it's a hook. If Ihit it straight, it's a miracle.~Author Unknown

  The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie. George Deukmejian

 Golf is a game invented by the same people who think music comes out of a bagpipe.~Author Unknown