2021 Dos Equis Cup Challenge

BGA veterans Frank Mejia and Jim Frenette captained two 10-man teams in a Ryder Cup format (match play) over the weekend of Friday, October 15, Saturday October 16th and Sunday, October 17th at The Bridges in Abbottstown, PA.

Results

Friday Afternoon – Four Ball

Weather was absolutely perfect for Golf this afternoon. Temperature was 78 degrees and Sunny, humidity was around 60%. Winds were light and variable at around 10 mph. The event began at 12:30 pm with a shotgun start from holes 15 through 18.

Team Mejia Team Frenette
Bob Hoff
Tom Nelson
6 & 5 – $40 split
Jim Frenette
Don Drehoff (x)
Mark Chester
Matt Schwam
2 & 1 – $40 split
Leon Anderson
Dan Saylor
Frank Mejia
Doug Mejia
2 & 1 – $40 split
Scott Ward
Al Solis
Jerry Green
Pat Keough
Matt Johnson
Matt Clary
4 & 3 – $40 split
Mike Cravens
Scott Lacey
6 & 5 – $40 split
John Eldridge
Greg Robinson
4 Points 1 Point
Saturday AM – Captains Choice

68 degrees, partly cloudy and winds around 10 mph. Humidity was 80 to 90% for the morning matches starting at 8:00 am.

Team Mejia Team Frenette
Bob Hoff
Pat Keough
2 & 1 – $40 split
Leon Anderson
Matt Clary
Mark Chester
Jerry Green
3 & 2 – $40 split
Dan Saylor
Don Drehoff
Matt Schwam
Doug Mejia
6 & 5 – $40 split
Matt Johnson
John Eldgridge
Mike Cravens
Tom Nelson
3 & 1 – $40 split
Scott Ward
Greg Robinson
Frank Mejia
Scott Lacey
Jim Frenette
Al Solis
5 & 4 – $40 split
8 Points 2 Points
Saturday PM – Alternate Shot

Rain delayed the start of the afternoon Alternate shot matches. Due to the late start, we shortened the matches to the front nine only with a shotgun start at 4pm. Temperature was 60 degrees with light rain and winds between 10 to 20 mph when play resumed.

Team Mejia Team Frenette
Matt Schwam
Scott Lacy
Leon Anderson
Scott Ward
2 & 1 – $40 split
Frank Mejia
Mike Cravens
4 & 3 – $40 split
Don Drehoff
Matt Johnson
Bob Hoff
Jerry Green
5 & 3 – $40 split
Dan Saylor
John Eldgridge
Mark Chester
Pat Keough
Jim Frenette
Matt Clary
2 up – $40 split
Tom Nelson
Doug Mejia
3 & 2 – $40 split
Al Solis
Greg Robinson
11 Points 4 Points
Sunday – Single Matches

Much cooler for the singles matches at 8am with a temperature of 50 degrees and mostly cloudy skies. Winds were 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph by the time we started the back nine.

Team Mejia Team Frenette
Pat Keough Matt Clary
3 & 2 – $20
Jerry Green Greg Robinson
4 & 3 – $20
Scott Lacey
4 & 3 – $20
John Eldridge
Tom Nelson Dan Saylor
5 & 4 – $20
Mike Cravens
$10
Matt Johnson
$10
Doug Mejia
3 & 2 – $20
Al Solis
Bob Hoff
1 up – $20
Leon Anderson
Mark Chester
6 & 5 – $20
Don Drehoff
Matt Schwam Scott Ward
6 & 5 – $20
Frank Mejia
2 & 1 – $20
Jim Frenette
16.5 Points 8.5 Points

Congratulations to Captain Frank Mejia and his team for winning the Dos Equis Cup!


Closest to the Pin

Friday
4 Scott Lacey $10
7 Doug Mejia $10
11 Mark Chester $10
16 Mark Chester $10
Saturday AM
4 nobody
7 Pat Keough $10
11 Leon Anderson $10
16 Pat Keough $10
Sunday
4 Tom Nelson $10
7 Scott Ward $10
11 Leon Anderson $10
16 Matt Clary $10

Doug Mejia – MVP

Both Bob Hoff and Doug Mejia won all of their matches with a 4 – 0 record. The 2021 Dos Equis XX Cup MVP award goes to returning BGA member Doug Mejia who also won a closest to the pin Friday on the 7th hole.

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2021 BGA Dos Equis Cup Teams Announced

The Bridges Golf Course

Teams are set for the Dos Equis XX Cup. Frank Mejia’s "Blue Team" versus Jim Frenette’s "Red Team" to be contested at The Bridges Golf Club, Friday October 15th – Sunday October 17th. Jim’s team has won the last three Cups while Frank’s team is looking to end the drought.

Red Team

Blue Team

Frank Mejia (Captain) Jim Frenette (Captain)
Mark Chester Leon Anderson
Bob Hoff Dan Saylor
Tom Nelson Al Solis
Matt Schwam Scott Ward (FNG)
Mike Cravens Matt Johnson (FNG)
Jerry Green John Eldridge (FNG)
Scott Lacey Greg Robinson
Pat Keough Matt Clary
Doug Mejia Don Drehoff

"you want more of the good things in life, then stay thirsty my friends"

Dos Equis Cup Results

There have been 6 Dos Equis Cups in The History of The BGA

Jim Frenette’s Team Frank Mejia’s &
Mark Chester’s Team

2019
14 points – Retains Cup 5 points

2017
9 points – Retains Cup 6 points

2016
13 points – Wins Cup 6 points
11 points
2015
14 points – Wins Cup

2014
8 points – Wins Cup 7 points
9 ½ points
2011
10 ½ points – Wins Cup