Wrangell golfers reclaim Ryder Cup
May 17, 2018
Outnumbered over the weekend, Wrangell’s team of golfers reclaimed the Ray Pederson Ryder Cup from their Petersburg rivals.
Eighteen golfers played on Saturday, with a point awarded for the best score on each individual hole. Wrangell led five points to three.
With 16 hitting the links on Sunday, Wrangell led 12.5 to 7.5, reclaiming the Ryder Cup. Petersburg had won the trophy at last year’s event, taking it back from Wrangell after it won in 2016.
One of the two communities’ enduring rivalries, the cup is named for Petersburg’s former Public Works operator, in life an avid golfer....