Results from Annual Marian Medical Center Golf Tournament

Author: Elliott Stern, Santa Maria Times

Doc Harrison got his wish.

After losing last year’s Simas/Fly Memorial Golf Tournament in a card-off, Dr. Alex Harrison said he’d rather lose in a playoff than win a card off.

“Bogus” was his carefully chosen word for the card-off.

“We ought to do a playoff. It would be great just for the drama of it,” was what Doc Harrison said at the time.

Daniel Dreifuss/Staff

Photo credit: Daniel Dreifuss/Staff

Then Marian Medical Center President Chuck Cova named the young cardiologist to the tournament committee where he quickly rose to become its chairman.

And they immediately got rid of the card-off.

It was replaced this year with a playoff.

As luck would have it, the first time out, the 24th annual Leland “Butch” Simas/Felix Fly, M.D. Memorial Golf Tournament — which was played Monday at the Santa Maria Country Club as a fundraiser for the Marian Medical Center Foundation — ended in a tie in the low gross (no handicap) division.

The championship was settled with the tournament’s first-ever playoff.

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