Monday, November 14, 2016

NFJG Amelia National Tournamnet 11/12/16 AND Ford's Birthday!

Ford was a Daddy-Caddie for his birthday weekend at a two-day tournament (Amelia National). AA did well on the first day with the Foundation Boys, a 48 to be in the lead. On day 2, she scored two strokes higher, but kept the lead for a first place finish. Good job!! She has a nasty cough but it didn't slow her down (cough is from her allergies, her lungs are clear).
We waited and celebrated Ford's birthday on Sunday evening, after the tournament was over. Carolyn drove over after work, and we enjoyed wine, bruschetta and shrimp scampi (with capers) - and in that order! A great weekend!
These photos are from the NFJG Facebook page (since I can't go, we have very few pictures).

 Great photo of them walking in stride:
 Day 2:
Stern look on their faces!
 
To compare, this photo is from 2013, both with hands on hips!!
 Back to the present:
Scores Day 1:
 
The winner!
From Director Jack's Newsletter: If you played in “The National Challenge” this past weekend at Amelia National Golf and Country Club then you found out what a beautiful venue the National is. Eighteen Championship holes designed by renowned course designer Tom Fazio which required and demands constant attention on any given normal weather day. Throw in some strong steady winds, with gusts to 25 miles per hour, a chill in the air and you’re in for a long day if you’re not prepared and don’t have a knockdown game. At Amelia the wind seems to come at you from all directions, swirling at will, but what a great test for our talented junior players. 
Our Foundation Division would once again find the Boys and the Girls battling it out for the right to become Champion and this week day one would find Alyzabeth Morgan atop the leaderboard by six strokes over Anderson Palm and Cole Taylor.


At the start of round two Morgan would continue to dominate with her steady play, but Anderson was pushing the envelope to catch the leader, but in the end would come up a few short. In this winner take all battle ground Morgan would take home the lone trophy with bragging rights for the runner up spot going to Anderson.

Celebrating (very low key) Ford's 65th!
Have to mention that I tried the new pre-measured Crisco solid shortening and it is great! Way too expensive to buy all the time but what a convenience and no greasy mess!
I made six pie crusts (used two for the apple pie). Since I had the day free (watching the mutt!) and not working, I have time to plan ahead a little better. Pioneer Woman has my favorite crust recipe and directions on freezing extra, so made enough for Thanksgiving too!
Finished apple pie with Maine apples!
Bruschetta with my homemade pesto (my basil plant is huge this year!):
Table set for Sunday dinner:
Shrimp Scampi with capers:
Carolyn came for dinner!
Happy Birthday to Ford!! From Facebook: Happy - Happy Birthday to my Wonderful Husband! He is out doing what he loves - being the "Daddy Caddie" for Alyzabeth today! No big celebration this year even though this one ends with a "5" (instead, we may celebrate my last year in my 50's in Key West with Pam Davis - who knows!). On Thursday, Ford had his first official bike ride with Werner (Catherine Hollaway), just three days shy of his four month anniversary of quadruple-bypass open heart surgery! Love this man!!
Amanda Dietz Happy birthday, Ford!

Rhett Morgan Have a super birthday, cuz.
Jamie Stone Happy Birthday Uncle Ford!!!
David Cürewitz Happy Birthday Ford!
Chris Stone Happy birthday uncle ford
Katie Pounds Forte Happy Birthday! It's Hannah's birthday today too. She's in good company 😄
Cathy Moore Rangeo Happy birthday to you
Debbie Hester Happy Birthday Ford!
Eric Coultoff Happy birthday Ford!
Brian-Melinda Decker Happy Birthday Ford!!! We hope you have a blessed day!!! :-)
Jody Pascual Happy birthday, Dude! May God bless you with many more!
Candy Kennard Garska Happy Birthday to my favorite big brother I hope you have a great day and get some wind therapy. Love you Ford.
Pam Davis Have a wonderful day Mr. Morgan ! Enjoy the bike ride! And Kenny says happy bday too! We love ya' , friend ! 🎂🎉🍷🎈
Tonyia Foy Happy happy birthday!!
Linda Hill Happy Birthday Ford! Hope you have a Blessed Day!
Maria Castellucci Happy Birthday!!!!
Lisa Glazier Shanahan Happy birthday!
Bobby Hobbs Nice bike Happy Birthday Ford
Jan Morgan Happy birthday, Ford.Glad you are doing well
Kathy Redmond Scalesse Happy birthday, Ford. I hope you have a great day!
Jan Morgan Happy birthday, Ford. Glad you are doing well.
Don Shafauser Medicare on a chopper.
Babette Morgan Have a great birthday, Ford!
Kathy Fitzgerald Eason HappyHappy Birthday
Kimberley DeGroff Girvin Happy Birthday Ford!
Debbie Emmons Have a great birthday Ford
Chris Clarke Happy birthday
Jay Hardy Happy Birthday Ford
Sharon Register Happy, Happy Birthday Ford! Looking great!
Liz Nguyen-Chao Happy Birthday!!! You look great!
Donna Perry Give him our love and congratulations.
Sandi Ashley Peiffer OH, so it really IS Ford's birthday this time. I'll try to remember next time that it is yours, and not get it wrong again. LOL HAPPY BIRTHDAY FORD!!! Like, FOR REAL!!!!!
Windy M Plummer Happy birthday Ford
Barbara Jo Ford-Coffee Happy, happy, happy birthday, cuz....hope your day is awesome...love ya
Linda Kay Bell Happy birthday and have a great day
Pam M Thurston Ford Alyson Cobb Morgan please tell your husband Happy Birthday from me thanks
Donna Nitschke Musselwhite Happy, happy birthday Ford!!!! You look amazing!!!!
Ruby Anderson Happy Birthday Ford 🎈🎉🎂
George Alston Happy Birthday Ford!!
Sue Sifford Happy Birthday Cuz!
Scott Anderson Looking good
Joey Rouse Happy Birthday young man! I hope you have a good one. Keep the shiny side up ol' buddy.
Ralph Bonna Happy Birthday!
Amy Donaldson Standish Happy birthday Ford!!
Dianne Cashwell Sullivan Happy Birthday, Ford! 🎈
MC MC Too cool!!
Victoria Photos Happy Birthday Ford! May you have a year of happiness and health in front of you. Hope to see you and Alyson in 2017...
Britney Carter Happy birthday!! Hugs from the three of us!
Catherine Hollaway Happy Birthday! You are a badass!
Kenny Emerson Hey FM: correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it "Happy Birthday #33!"
Marsha Cruce Happy Birthday Ford!
Roy JR Samples HAPPY BIRTHDAY FORD... I hope you enjoy the ride. "JR"
Mark Gray Happy Birthday from the Grays! Hope each of you enjoy the getaway! 😊 K~
Steve Hayes Happy birthday Ford
Shawn Grindstaff Kavanaugh Happy birthday, Ford!
Rose Sutton Sweatland Happy Birthday, Ford. Hope you had a great day and that your year will be full of good health and blessings.
Sarah Clarke Kleinhans Happy happy Ford Alyson Cobb Morgan! We miss you guys!
Mia Abner Morge Happy birthday brother! I'm glad you spent the day doing what you love.
Nikki Morgan Cary Happy birthday, Ford!
Carl Cruce Go Ford Go!
Marilyn Garner Happy birthday Ford!! Hope it is a blessed day! So happy for your recovery!
Debbi Bollinger Happy Birthday Ford! Wishing you the best.
Linda Ray Boyd Happy Birthday Ford🎂🎂🎂
Tiffany Brooke Morgan Deimund Happy Birthday!! Love you!!
Liana Keller Jenkins Happy birthday Ford!
Wendi Baker Happy birthday Uncle Ford!!

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