Category Archives: Lore

Mallet Memories: Dr. Pye is in Ohio…

There was a sign hanging near the start/finish of the F.O.P. back in my childhood.  It read “Dr. Pye is in Ohio and his mother is much worse”. On it was depicted the foot of a player smashing his own … Continue reading

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F.O.P. Is Open: 2011

Golden Mallet winners DJB and MGL opened the field of play this afternoon with a thorough raking.  The course hasn’t looked better in years!

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1985 Golden Mallet Comments & Archives

5/12/85 Bellaire Michigan In the 1st game of 1985 season, TDB led the field of play against DJB & LEB.  After his victory, TDB said: “I took last year off from GM competition because I wanted to give others a … Continue reading

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Golden Mallet Lore

[Author unknown, may be KJB or RHB.  The precise date of this document is unknown.  It appears in the book following the “International Women’s Year Award” entry and, therefore, is given a date in late September, 1975] Golden Mallet Lore … Continue reading

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1975 International Women’s Year Award

In recognition of the special significance of this year to the weaker sex we award the Golden Mallet Woman of the Year Award – 1975 to Martha LeMessurier for her “nice try.” Needless to say there will be no further … Continue reading

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Golden Mallet Lore

[Date is believed to be around July 1, 1973, author unknown] Prior to the commencement of games wherein former or current Golden Mallets are the only players, it is customary for all of these players to raise and cross mallets, … Continue reading

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Archives

ROS Gene Kornegay drove HJB and DLeM (ranking Colfax members) into the lake in the same game!  Consideration was given to awarding him the Special Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Golden Mallet Competition, but this game was rejected by … Continue reading

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