Tega Cay Croquet Club
TCCC Annual Fall Six Wicket Tournament
On September 22, the TCCC held the third Annual Fall Six Wicket Tournament on a warm sunny day at the Anderson Lawn. Twelve mixed doubles teams competed in this American Rules single elimination tournament with 55 minute timed games. The teams were selected by an independent committee. After two rounds, the semifinal matches came down to Maggie Christman and Frank Powell vs. Betty Anderson and Terry Hunt and Ceil Runde and Jack McGuire vs. Barbara Williams and George Fiegel. Christman/Powell won by 18 to 14 and Runde/McGuire came out ahead by 15 to 12. In the final match, Christman/Powell won by 17 to 11. Frank Powell played exceptionally well in the last two matches and scored 12 points in both of these games. First and second place teams received prizes and the first place team won a tournament trophy.
Thanks to Jerry Misik for serving as Tournament Manager.
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This Club is formed to promote the sport of croquet in this community
Founded in 2008
2018 Senior Games
The 2018 Senior Games sponsored by the City of Tega Cay were held September 10 - 12. The Games included several croquet events in which many of our TCCC members participated. Some of the winners of these croquet events include:
Women's Doubles Golf Croquet - Michele McGuire and Peggy Towner
Men's Doubles Golf Croquet - Terry Hunt and Frank Powell
Mixed Doubles Golf Croquet - Michele and Jack McGuire
Women's Doubles Six Wicket - Sue Gulasky and Maggie Christman
Men's Singles Six Wicket - Frank Powell
Pictures of some of our members who participated in the Senior Games are shown below. Left click on any picture to see enlarged pictures.
TCCC Play Day
The TCCC held a Play Day on September 27 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Over fifty TCCC members and guests attended. Special guests included Mayor David O'Neal and City Council Members Heather Overman and Gus Matchunis. TCCC Member Damon Bidencope gave a talk on croquet and a demonstration on several croquet shots. All attendees were able to participate in several croquet games and refreshments were served. The event was hosted by the Monday and Wednesday 6 Wicket groups along with a Friday morning Golf Croquet group. Jerry Misik was the lead person for these groups.
Pictures of the event are shown below. Left click any pictures to see enlarged pictures.
2018 TCCC "Golf With Wickets" Golf Tournament
On October 8, 2018, the Tega Cay Croquet Club held their third annual "Golf With Wickets" Golf Tournament at the Tega Cay Golf Club. The event was held to raise funds to support the operation and maintenance of the Tega Cay croquet facilities. There were nine golf teams that participated in the 18 hole Captains Choice event that had the golfers putt croquet balls through wickets set up on two of the par three greens.
The winning team consisted of Bruce Parker, Mike Webster, Fergol O'Shea and Austin Irvin. They shot a low score of 54. Prizes were awarded to the top four teams and all players received gifts that were donated by merchants from around the area. We wish to thank all of the donors who made contributions of cash and prizes to support this fundraising event.
The Tournament Managers were Peggy Towner and Bob Towner. They would like to especially thank:
- all of the Croquet Club members who volunteered their time to make this tournament a success,
- Josh Brownell, the Director of Golf, and his Staff at the Tega Cay Golf Club who supported the
tournament at every step,
- the seven Croquet Club members who played in the GWW Tournament and
- the ten regular croquet groups who sponsored golf holes on the course. Their signs are shown in the
Pictures shown below of the event were taken by Marilyn Pendleton, Michele McGuire and Terry Hunt. Left click any picture to see an enlarged picture.