Report: Morgan Stanley in Settlement Talks with New York AG Over Subprime Loans

first_img Tagged with: Morgan Stanley New York Attorney General Settlements Subprime Loans Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Report: Morgan Stanley in Settlement Talks with New York AG Over Subprime Loans Related Articles March 2, 2015 866 Views Share Save The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. Investment firm Morgan Stanley is currently negotiating a possible settlement with the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over the mishandling of subprime mortgage loans in the run-up to the housing market crash and financial crisis, according to multiple media reports.According to a regulatory filing from Morgan Stanley, the New York AG said on January 13 that it planned to file a lawsuit against the investment firm under the Martin Act, a New York law that allows the state’s AG to file such suits with regards to financial fraud. The suit in this case is over alleged omissions of material information for 30 subprime securitizations on the part of Morgan Stanley, calling into question the investment firm’s due diligence, underwriting, and valuation processes, according to reports.A spokesperson from Schneiderman’s office, when reached by email, declined to comment on the lawsuit or the possibility of a settlement. According to Morgan Stanley’s regulatory filing, the investment firm disagrees with the allegations and has presented Schneiderman’s office with defenses, the reports said.The settlement talks with the New York AG are separate from an agreement Morgan Stanley made last week with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay $2.6 billion to resolve similar claims the handling of residential mortgage-backed securities.Morgan Stanley, a worldwide investment firm that is headquartered in New York, has had ongoing legal troubles in the last year with regards to its sales of RMBS prior to the financial crisis, resulting in a series of settlements totaling hundreds of millions.In mid-February, Morgan Stanley made a motion in the New York Supreme Court to dismiss two lawsuits filed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) accusing the firm of failing to buy back $2.5 billion worth of faulty residential mortgage-backed securities.In February 2014, the firm settled a separate lawsuit filed by FHFA for $1.25 billion over the selling of faulty RMBS to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the run-up to the financial crisis. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agocenter_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago About Author: Brian Honea Home / Daily Dose / Report: Morgan Stanley in Settlement Talks with New York AG Over Subprime Loans Previous: Analysts: Mortgage Market Can Handle Twice As Much Default Risk Next: Treasury Official Says Administration is ‘Ready, Willing, and Able’ to Talk Housing Finance Reform The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Morgan Stanley New York Attorney General Settlements Subprime Loans 2015-03-02 Brian Honea in Daily Dose, Featured, News Subscribelast_img read more

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News story: National award showcases Cumbria as key player in the North

first_img WiN Cumbria started a movement that has caught the eye of industry and parliament. It has given countless women within the nuclear industry access to conferences, events, mentoring and role models that wouldn’t have otherwise been in their reach. I’d like to thank the team for being a real engineer for positive change, helping our Northern Power Women network create gender balance and equality in the North. The Women in Nuclear (WiN) Cumbria branch scooped the top ‘Innovation’ award at the Northern Power Women Awards ceremony in Manchester.The event gathered 800 people from industry across the north of the country to celebrate the women and men working to improve gender balance in the workforce across the entire Northern Powerhouse.Simone Roche MBE, Founder and CEO of Northern Power Women, said: Angela Seeney, Transformation Director for Sellafield Ltd, said: It was wonderful to be there to see Cumbria recognised as a key influential player alongside Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Newcastle, contributing to the UK economy. The WiN Cumbria network is critical to the transformation of Sellafield Ltd, our industry and the future of the county. I’d like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to the team and the other finalists, who have worked hard to build a powerful community of women, men and businesses with an important goal. I look forward to seeing what they do next. When we launched a year ago, we set out to make a difference, but never dreamed we would make such an impact so quickly. It is down to our incredible community of men and women who have embraced the WiN Cumbria vision. To be joined at the awards by other finalists like Sarah Purdham, Sally Fielding and Amanda McKay meant we were really flying the flag for Cumbria.center_img To have the WiN Cumbria name announced on such a national stage, in a room full of 800 inspirational and influential people, was overwhelming. The WiN team was joined by other Cumbria finalists – Sarah Purdham of Prima Uno Ltd, Balfour Beatty’s Amanda Mackay and Sally Fielding of ‘Sally’s Cottages’.Chair of the WiN Cumbria, Claire Gallery-Strong, said; We are excited to be heading into the next year knowing we’re part of the wider northern power community, building a diverse workforce of the future, for Cumbria and the UK. The WiN Cumbria team was established in March 2018, as part of the global organisation, WiN UK, which recognised the unique contribution that the county makes to the nuclear sector.Since its launch, the network has become a powerful community of local organisations and individuals working together to achieve gender diversity within the Cumbrian workforce.The patron for WiN UK and CEO of the Office for Nuclear Regulation, Adrienne Kelbie, was crowned ‘Transformational Leader’.last_img read more

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Gov’t Mule Gets A Little Help From Many Friends In NYC [Video/Photo]

first_imgLast night, Gov’t Mule continued their New Year’s run with the first of two nights at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The show was energetic from start to finish, with the band welcoming nearly a dozen special guests onto the stage to join them throughout the night.The first guest of the evening was drummer Shawn Pelton, who emerged for “Broke Down On The Brazos” halfway through set one and stayed on ’til the end of the set. Following this number, guitarist Oz Noy and drummer Jeff Babcock came out for a cover of Billy Cobham’s “Stratus” ahead of a cover of Traffic’s “Feelin’ Alright”, which featured The Better Half Singers—a group composed of Mini Carlsson and Machan Taylor, both of whom are wives to members of the band. Finishing out set one, Lincoln Schleifer joined Mule, Pelton, and the Better Half Singers for an appropriately chosen rendition of The Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends”.“Bad Little Doggie”[Video: Paul Allegretta]Similar to the first set, the second set started with just the core members of the band fronted by Warren Haynes. However, as the set unfolded, guests again returned to the stage, first during “Easy Times” featuring the Better Half Singers. From there, after “Fool’s Moon”, the band invited out guitarist Jimmy Vivino and drummer Carmine Appice for a take on Free’s “Heartbreaker”. Eventually, bassist Paul Ill also joined in for the next tune, another Free song, “Walk In My Shadow”.With a number of drummers on hand, the second set featured an extensive drums portion that allowed Appice, Pelton, and Matt Abts to be featured before landing in a cover of the Allman Brothers Band’s “In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed” that saw Pelton and Vivino joining the group. The final tune featured the traditional Gov’t Mule lineup, before the final encore of Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” featuring The Better Half Singers and Shawn Pelton.“Wish You Were Here”[Video: Paul Allegretta]You can check out photos from last night’s show below, courtesy of Eric Gettler.Setlist: Gov’t Mule | Beacon Theatre | New York, NY | 12/30/2017Set 1: Traveling Tune > Rocking Horse, Banks Of The Deep End, Blind Man In The Dark, Bad Little Doggie, Burning Point, Broke Down On The Brazos with Shawn Pelton, Stratus with Shawn Pelton, Oz Noy & Jeff Babcock, Feeling Alright with Shawn Pelton & The Better Half Singers, With A Little Help From My Friends with Shawn Pelton, The Better Half Singers & Lincoln Schleifer without Jorgen CarlssonSet 2: Stone Cold Rage, Drawn That Way, Easy Times with The Better Half Singers, Fool’s Moon, Heartbreaker with Jimmy Vivino & Carmine Appice; without Matt Abts, Walk In My Shadow > with Jimmy Vivino, Carmine Appice & Paul Ill; without Matt Abts & Jorgen Carlsson, Carmine Appice Drums > Shawn Pelton Drums > Matt Abts Drums >In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed with Shawn Pelton & Jimmy Vivino, Railroad Boy > Traveling TuneEncore: Wish You Were Here with Shawn Pelton & The Better Half Singers; Little Martha teaseThe Better Half Singers (Machan Taylor, Mini Carlsson & Elaine Caswell) Gov’t Mule | Beacon Theatre | New York, NY | 12/30/2017 | Photos: Eric Gettler Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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Stunning scaevola

first_imgTwenty years ago, something odd happened in the plant world. As I look back now, I realize it really kind of flew under the radar. In 1997, a new plant called “‘New Wonder’ scaevola” won the Georgia Gold Medal Plant, Mississippi Medallion and Louisiana Select awards. That trifecta was indeed quite rare. This little plant from Australia captured the imagination of the green industry with its fan-shaped flowers and rugged, persevering performance.‘New Wonder’ scaevola has since won countless other awards, but now competes with more varieties than most of us could have ever imagined. I have always been partial to the varieties with various shades of blue. I always joke with my color designer son, James, and ask him, “Where is your blue?”This year, however, other colors are catching my attention. ‘Bombay Pink’ has stunned me at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Garden at the Historic Bamboo Farm in Savannah, Georgia. I am not a fan of pink, but ‘Bombay Pink’ performs like the perfect spiller plant in mixed containers, and packs the most flower power I have ever seen on a scaevola.We have several in large containers that are mixed with blood leaf bananas, bromeliads, SunPatiens and ‘Silver Falls’ dichondra for a most exotic look. They all perform at a superior level.Another I am watching is ‘Purple Haze’ scaevola. I really considered it blue until all of my photographs convinced me that it is indeed a rare shade of purple. We are using it with lavender SunPatiens and ‘Gold Mound’ duranta for an absolutely dreamy combination. We are also using it in the landscape with white pentas and pink ‘Telstar’ dianthus, which are still blooming as we head into July.The last new selection that has caught my attention this year is ‘Surdiva Blue Violet’ scaevola. This one really does pick up the best of both blue and violet. It is compact, yet still has the ability to tumble over an edge. I promise it will have you asking, “How do you get that many flowers on one plant?” It is amazing and has “winner” written all over it.One of my favorite combinations is ‘Surdiva Blue Violet’ partnered with the new ‘Sun Parasol Apricot’ mandevilla. I assure you that this pastel apricot and vibrant blue-violet creates a most rare partnership in the world of flowers.Scaevolas do best when they are given plenty of sun and planted in fertile, organic-rich, well-drained beds. Wet, soggy conditions are not satisfactory. This is one of the reasons they are amazing in containers. They will do equally well in the landscape if you amend heavy soils or poorly drained locations by adding 3 to 4 inches of organic matter and tilling or shoveling to a depth of 6 to 8 inches.Plant your scaevola at the same depth it is growing in the container. Space the plants 12 to 18 inches apart or by varietal tag recommendations. Apply a layer of mulch after planting.They are very drought-tolerant once established in the landscape, but they will need watering daily if they’re in containers, just like any other container plants. Scaevolas are the perfect front-of-the-border plant as they reach 8 to 10 inches in height and spread outward 18 to 24 inches. The blue shades do one other remarkable thing — they seem to almost glow as the sun sets for the evening.If, for some reason, you have never tried scaevola in the summer landscape or your mixed containers, you are missing one of the best. They come in shades of blue, pink and white and are among the most durable of summer annuals.Follow me on Twitter at @CGBGgardenguru. For more information about the UGA Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, go to coastalgeorgiabg.org.last_img read more

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OnSite: CUES Symposium CEO/Board Exchange

first_img 23SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Randall Smith Randall Smith is the co-founder of CUInsight.com, the host of The CUInsight Experience podcast, and a bit of a wanderlust.As one of the co-founders of CUInsight.com he … Web: www.CUInsight.com Details If you thought that the CUES Symposium at Grand Wailea here in Hawaii was all fun and games – think again! The past few days have been packed with learning and priceless moments that couldn’t happen anywhere else.The team from DDJ Myers has been hard at work engaging both credit union CEO’s and board members in discussions that can help them keep up with the changing pace of the industry. The balance of this relationship is crucial, yet tricky. It’s important to establish early on who will be responsible for setting the mission and strategy for the credit union in the coming years –only then can you successfully tackle issues that you both face; such as diversity, outdated technology, compensation, talent and mergers. Clarity of roles is a key component and cannot be stressed enough. CEO’s and board members ask yourself this question: “In 10 words or less what am I responsible for?” This gives you a starting point for open communication moving forward.Another point driven home here was the idea of creating “priceless surprises”. With help from MasterCard, attendees had the opportunity to meet golf pro, Tom Watson. Credit unions pride themselves on being member-centric and while you might not be able to arrange a meet and greet between a celebrity and your members what you can do is create a moment that they will always remember. Take a moment to consider what your members really care about and what influences their lives – then ask yourself how you help them achieve something they never thought possible. What I love most about this concept is that it’s scalable; creating a moment that a member cherishes will earn your credit union more loyalty and more “word of mouth” points than any promotional campaign could possibly achieve.In a fast paced world where being in the grind seems impossible to get out of, I challenge you to make time to be honest and transparent about your responsibilities, skills and limits. I also challenge you to get out of your comfort zone and really focus on your members as individuals and not a sub-group of the community you serve: what can you do for them that no one else can? Let’s make 2016 the year that members will never forget!last_img read more

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5 things you can do immediately to improve your marketing efforts

first_img 27SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,Hilary Reed Hilary Reed, founder of EmpowerFi, is an innovative thought-leader who has been involved in various aspects of strategic sales and marketing for 15 years. Her career began in 2000 when … Web: www.empowerfi.org Details BE AUTHENTICDon’t ever be anything less than honest in your advertising – consumers (especially your own members) will see right through it. You can start by simply avoiding standard jargon and robotic messaging. Consumers are exposed to over 360 ads per day. That’s about one ad every 2 minutes that we’re awake. They know hogwash when they see it. Be genuine. Be authentic. Don’t swindle. Once you’ve lost consumer trust, gaining it back will be costly.Take a look at some of these unique ads for some inspiration.THE BOTTOM LINEOf course, you can implement these ideas immediately, but as I mentioned before, success comes with efficiency, and more importantly, consistency. Learn from your results and continuously evolve, and you’ll be guaranteed to find marketing strategy success.———————–Need help writing your marketing strategy? Download this free Marketing Strategy Template. Many credit unions make the mistake of believing that the more money you throw at marketing, the more successful it will be. As many of you know, or have come to learn the hard way, that’s simply not the case.Marketing a credit union can be hard to get a grasp on sometimes, especially seeing that not only marketing mediums, but the industry itself is evolving daily. Changing demographics, fluctuating financial situations for your members given the national economic climate, among other contributors can lead to countless hours of frustration, especially if you’re looking for immediate turnaround.So, what can you do? How can you improve your marketing ROI? How can you invest your time, energy and money into marketing so that it produces almost immediate results? Take a deep breath and don’t worry! Here are five things you can do to immediately improve your marketing efforts. PERSONALIZE YOUR MESSAGEOne of the coolest selling points of credit unions over banks is the fact that credit unions are more personable, right? Who doesn’t love a “mom and pop shop” where everybody knows your name? Your members are more than just a number when they walk into your branch. This is the same mindset you should have when putting your marketing strategy together.Any message you send out about your credit union, whether you are promoting your credit card services, or educating members about home equity loans, you need to make it about the member. Every piece of marketing should be specifically targeted to varying demographics.73% of U.S. consumers agree that ads should tell a unique story rather than just try to sell (Adobe and Edelman Berland, 2012). Try using local stories or member testimonials to your advantage. They are inexpensive (often free), and right at your fingertips. Never let a good story go to waste. KNOW WHO YOU’RE TALKING TOThis goes hand-in-hand with personalizing your message. Your marketing strategy will go down the drain immediately if you do not know who exactly you’re marketing to.I challenge you to look deeper than the typical “lives, works worships” or “employees of XYZ”. Those target markets are great for the overall strategic plan, but when it comes to marketing you need to differentiate your audience a bit further. Identify your target marketing audience and parse into consumer segments, noting the differences and similarities in buying habits. Be sure to determine a tone of voice, marketing pitch, and high propensity delivery channels for each segment. For example, if you’re marketing financial investment options to baby boomer members, using the same tone, imagery, and language that you would use when marketing to Millennials will surely reduce the response rate.Set your goal, set your tone, set your strategy, and THEN approach your chosen audience. This may seem like a no-brainer, but you would be surprised at how many credit unions try to speak to each of their consumer segments in the same tone, and ultimately have a failed marketing strategy before it even begins. USE THE RIGHT DELIVERY CHANNELS#3 clearly piggy-backs off #4… and it is very important.Knowing your audience ultimately means that you know the best ways to reach them. Take the time to do research on the best ways to reach each demographic or segment. This is a sure-fire way to immediately improve your marketing strategy.An obvious example; if you are trying to reach a person between the ages of 17-22, placing an ad in the newspaper may not be the best way to reach them (unless you are trying to reach their parents or grandparents). Millennials are multi-taskers which makes marketing to them even more difficult. Syncing your millennial-focused ads across multiple delivery channels (and devices) might be a better way to reach this group. KNOW THE IMPORTANCE OF ‘CALL-TO-ACTION’“Read to the end of this article and get $1 million to renovate your bedroom!”If only that were true. But it caught your attention, right? It gave you clear instructions on how to win the money and why. That is an effective call-to-action (depending on the consumer segment of course).When it comes to marketing, quick results only come with an efficient strategy. Quite frankly, there is no successful marketing strategy without a successful call-to-action. Here are some tips:Use a strong command verb (i.e. buy, download, subscribe, apply)Use vocabulary that will entice an emotion or enthusiasm (i.e. Plan your dream vacation!)Take advantage of a human’s FOMO (fear of missing out) (i.e. Don’t wait. Sale ends Monday!)Be creative (Buck the norm)When possible, use numbers (i.e. Payments as low as $299/mo!)last_img read more

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Season-opening sweep sets stage for Bowers in run to first Jet Racing Central Region crown

first_imgSteven Bowers Jr. won his first title in the Jet Racing Central Region for IMCA Modifieds this season. He is pictured with IMCA President Brett Root. (Photo by Bruce Badgley, Motorsports Photography)TOPEKA, Kan. – It’s a good thing Steven Bowers Jr. doesn’t believe in bad omens.Bowers ran out of gas en route to the practice night that preceded the season-opening Sunflower Classic at RPM Speedway in March.Undeterred, he returned to Hays to sweep the weekend IMCA Modified features and begin his drive to the Jet Racing Central Region championship.“Winning the region is pretty cool,” said Bowers. “Winning both nights of the Sunflower Classic was probably the highlight. It really amped up our season and we went from there.”Bowers totaled 14 wins despite “a rough July,” along with Thunder Hill Speedway and Heartland Park Topeka track championships and the Allstar Performance Kansas State crown.Fourth in the national points race, he’d collect six checkers at Heartland Park, three at both Thunder Hill and RPM, and single victories at Salina Speedway and Beatrice Speedway.The Topeka, Kan., veteran drove a homebuilt car to his career-first regional title. He plugged both the cost of the division and the point system that allowed him to compete for regional honors.“One of the best things about IMCA is that you don’t have to race 100 times to be a regional champion,” Bowers said. “A regional championship is something that I would never have been able to win racing for some other sanctioning bodies.”Starts-48Wins-14Additional Top Fives-23 HIS CREW: Fiancee Rhonda McNorton, John Meinholdt, brother Bryan Bowers, Ben Keithley, Blake Hanika, Greg Overbey and Alexa Gaither.HIS SPONSORS: Meinholdt’s Welding & Machine Shop, Harold’s Tires, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 441, Schmelz’s Mad Mike’s Barbecue, Capital City Nissan, Straight From North Topeka, Heartland Tree Service, Advantage Recycling and Metals, IBEW Local 226, Signs by Taco and American Eagle Tax, all of Topeka; Feldkamp’s Furniture; Akin Trucking of Saint Mary’s; BSB Manufacturing of Wellington; Rod End Supply of Olathe; On Another Level Designs of Lawton, Okla.; Schoenfeld Headers of Van Buren, Ark.; Swift Springs of Chino Hills, Calif.; Wehrs Machine of Bangor, Wis.; A & A Manufacturing of Spring Lake, Mich.; REAL Racing Wheels of Independence, Iowa; Dickson Racing Shocks of Williamstown, W.V.; and PFC Brakes of Clover, S.C.last_img read more

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IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings through Aug. 13

first_imgIMCA Modifieds – 1. Tom Berry, Des Moines, Iowa, and Brandon Beckendorf, Danube, Minn., both 796; 3. Jeff Larson (B1), Freeport, Ill., 794; 4. Steven Bowers Jr., Topeka, Kan., 792; 5. Da­kota Sproul, Hays, Kan., 788; 6. Chaz Baca, Mesa, Ariz., 781; 7. Chris Abelson, Sioux City, Iowa, Jesse Rogotzke, Sanborn, Minn., and Tim Ward, Chandler, Ariz., each 770; 10. Ethan Braaksma, Newton, Iowa, and Jeremy Mills, Britt, Iowa, both 768; 12. Jim Thies, Mapleton, Iowa, and William Gould, Calera, Okla., both 767; 14. Tony Leiker, Gillette, Wy., 764; 15. Aaron Johnson, Brainerd, Minn., Anthony Roth, Columbus, Neb., and Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa, each 761; 18. Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb., 758; 19. Troy Cordes, Dunkerton, Iowa, 755; 20. Matt Guillaume, Has­let, Texas, 752. Lady Eagle – 1. Kaytee DeVries, Spencer, Iowa, 757; 2. Leah Wroten, Independ­ence, Iowa, 722; 3. Taylor Kuehl, Cave Creek, Ariz., 691; 4. Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas, 682; 5. Kel­sie Foley, Tucson, Ariz., 678;6. Shelby Frye, Casa Grande, Ariz., 668; 7. Jenna Hagemann, Fort Rip­ley, Minn., and Kenzie Ritter, Keystone, Iowa, both 612; 9. Brianna Maughlin, Dighton, Kan., 597; 10. Torey Fischer, West Fargo, N.D., 574; 11. Allison Morris, Taylor, Texas, 564; 12. Brooke Fluckiger, Columbus, Neb., 542; 13. Jill George, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 536; 14. Brook­lynne Kibel, Cortez, Colo., 523; 15. Krissy Car­penter, Aztec, N.M., 503; 16. Megan Hatley, Newark, Texas, 457; 17. Chelsea Clark, Cortez, Colo., 452; 18. Hannah Chesmore, Rowley, Iowa, 440; 19. Han­nah Miller, Phoenix, Ariz., 423; 20. Jordan Bartz, Shawano, Wis., 407.  IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars ­–­ 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 747; 2. Garrett Bard, Wells Tan­nery, Pa., 709; 3. Ryan Voss, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 695; 4. Trefer Waller, Oneill, Neb., 688; 5. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 677; 6. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 612; 7. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 604; 8. Kyler Johnson, Quinter, Kan., 581; 9. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., 563; 10. Mitch­ell Dvorak, Stuart, Neb., 547; 11. Christopher Thram, Sanborn, Minn., 545; 12. Jason Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 525; 13. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 505; 14. Adam Gullion, Lincoln, Neb., 502; 15. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., 480; 16. J.D. Johnson, Maize, Kan., 447; 17. Taylor Ve­lasquez, Turpin, Okla., 432; 18. Douglas Dodson, Middletown, Pa., 420; 19. Jeremy Allen, Blanchard, Okla., 417; 20. Monty Ferriera, Lincoln, Neb., 416. IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks – 1. Cory Probst, Brewster, Minn., 794; 2. Cody Nielsen, Spencer, Iowa, 793; 3. Kaden Reynolds, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 792; 4. Jason Wilkinson, Neligh, Neb., 790; 5. Jeff Ware, Columbus, Neb., 789; 6. Tim Gonska, Brainerd, Minn., 783; 7. Brady J. Bencken, Oak­ley, Kan., 781; 8. Jason Duggins, Farmington, N.M., and Brandon Nielsen, Spencer, Iowa, both 780; 10. Malik Sampson, Worthington, Minn., 775; 11. Jason Fusselman, Avoca, Iowa, 773; 12. Steve Bitting, Phoenix, Ariz., 762; 13. Zach Olmstead, Overton, Neb., and Cody Williams, Minneap­olis, Kan., both 758; 15. Tathan Burkhart, Hays, Kan., 748; 16. Brett Vanous, Quasque­ton, Iowa, 745; 17. Solomon Bennett, Minburn, Iowa, 742; 18. Jason Kohl, Missouri Valley, Iowa, 721; 19. Mike Smith, Lake City, Iowa, and Josh Sidles, Emmetsburg, Iowa, both 719. IMCA Sunoco Late Models – 1. Cory Dumpert, York, Neb., 789; 2. Matt Ryan, Davenport, Iowa, 782; 3. Logan Duffy, Independence, Iowa, 762; 4. Dalton Simonsen, Fairfax, Iowa, 721; 5. Zach­ary Zentner, Cedar Rapids, Neb., 714; 6. Nelson Vollbrecht, Stanton, Neb., 703; 7. Andy Nezwor­ski, Buffalo, Iowa, 700; 8. Eric Pollard, Peosta, Iowa, 686; 9. Chase Osborne, Battle Creek, Neb., and Mitch Manternach, Dyersville, Iowa, both 678; 11. Robert Osborne, Norfolk, Neb., and Alex Banks, Newman Grove, Neb., both 673; 13. Jacob Waterman, Colona, Ill., and Colton Leal, Dubu­que, Iowa, both 643; 15. Jim Johnson, Plainview, Neb., 623; 16. Chuck Hanna, Port Byron, Ill., 607; 17. Ben Sukup, Norfolk, Neb., 564; 18. Jon Haase, Plainview, Neb., 557; 19. Justin Kay, Wheatland, Iowa, 545; 20. Jill George, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 536.  Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods – 1. Cody Thompson, Sioux City, Iowa, 800; 2. Doug Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 794; 3. Brian Osantowski, Columbus, Neb., 793; 4. Matt Looft, Swea City, Iowa, 791; 5. Jayden Schmidt, Seymour, Wis., 776; 6. Jared Boumeester, Waseca, Minn., and Tony Olson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, both 771; 8. Jarett Franzen, Maquoketa, Iowa, 770; 9. Johnathon D. Logue, Boone, Iowa, 769; 10. Brayton Carter, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 767; 11. Gage Neal, Anamosa, Iowa, 765; 12. Tyler Soppe, Dubuque, Iowa, 764; 13. Austen Becerra, Carthage, Ill., 758; 14. Rusty Montagne, North Sioux City, S.D., 753; 15. Kyle Olson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 751; 16. Jake Sachau, Manning, Iowa, and Alec Fett, Algona, Iowa, both 749; 18. Colby Fett, Algona, Iowa, and Brian J. Carey, Aztec, N.M., both 747; 20. James Roebuck, Genoa, Neb., 743.center_img Smiley’s Racing Products Southern SportMods – 1. Dean Abbey, Boyd, Texas, 798; 2. Da­mon Hammond, Burleson, Texas, 742; 3. Matthew Day, Farmersville, Texas, 726; 4. James Hanu­sch, Belton, Texas, 702; 5. Jerrett Bransom, Burleson, Texas, 689; 6. Dan Day, Farmersville, Texas, 688; 7. Taylor Florio, Copperas Cove, Texas, 682; 8. Casey Brunson, Lott, Texas, 678; 9. Billy J. Gould, Kingwood, Texas, 675; 10. Jeff Reynolds, Godley, Texas, 659; 11. Jackson Har­pole, Farmington, N.M., 642; 12. Gary Fox, Fort Worth, Texas, 603; 13. James Skinner, Burleson, Texas, 593; 14. Tim Ihnen, Cortez, Colo., 584; 15. Tommy Freeman, Runaway Bay, Texas, 548; 16. Cullen Hill, Healdton, Okla., and Steve Blair, Cortez, Colo., both 542; 18. Brooklynne Kibel, Cortez, Colo., 523; 19. Bradley Poor, Hawley, Texas, 521; 20. Jake Upchurch, Red Oak, Texas, 509. Mach-1 Sport Compacts – 1. Kaytee DeVries, Spencer, Iowa, 757; 2. Darwin “Bubba” Brown Jr., Jackson, Minn., 748; 3. R.J. Esqueda, Granada, Minn., 746; 4. Jack Bransom, Burleson, Texas, 737; 5. Tyler Fiebelkorn, Creston, Iowa, 730; 6. Jaedon Erickson, Welcome, Minn., 729; 7. Bondy Can­non, Mineral Wells, Texas, 724; 8. Justin Dose, Biscay, Minn., 715; 9. Gilbert Aldape, Sioux City, Iowa, 704; 10. Greg Kohl, Fort Ripley, Minn., 687; 11. Ted Trumbo, Saint Francis, Kan., 670; 12. Caine Mahlberg, Dunlap, Iowa, 656; 13. Ramsey Meyer, Pierce, Neb., 650; 14. Dennis Co­sens, Mentmore, N.M., 646; 15. Austin Friedrich, Saint James, Minn., 628; 16. Nathan Kohl, Fort Ripley, Minn., 615; 17. Jenna Hagemann, Fort Ripley, Minn., 612; 18. Brandon Hartmann, Fair­mont, Minn., 608; 19. William Millard, Dolores, Colo., 599; 20. Brianna Maughlin, Dighton, Kan., 597. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars – 1. Michael Nichols, Harlan, Iowa, 800; 2. Steffan Carey, Bloomfield, N.M., 789; 3. Jeffrey Larson, Lakefield, Minn., 788; 4. Damon Murty, Chelsea, Iowa, 787; 5. Dal­lon Murty, Chelsea, Iowa, 782; 6. Jake Masters, Graettinger, Iowa, 770; 7. Donavon Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 767; 8. Jason Batt, Harker Heights, Texas, 764; 9. Kelly Shryock, Fertile, Iowa, 763; 10. Justin Luinenburg, Reading, Minn., 761; 11. Dan Mackenthun, Hamburg, Minn., 759; 12. Aus­tin Brauner, Platte Center, Neb., 755; 13. Devin Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 754; 14. David Smith, Lake City, Iowa, and Dustin Mooney, Forney, Texas, both 753; 16. Elijah Zevenbergen, Ocheyedan, Iowa, and Derek Green, Granada, Minn., both 742; 18. Cameron Wilkinson, Neligh, Neb., 740; 19. Shelby Williams, Bonham, Texas, 734; 20. Brian Blessington, Breda, Iowa, 733. Junior National Champion – 1. Kaden Reynolds, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 792; 2. Dallon Murty, Chelsea, Iowa, 782; 3. Jayden Schmidt, Seymour, Wis., 776; 4. Logan Duffy, Independence, Iowa, 762; 5. Kollin Hibdon, Pahrump, Nev., 747; 6. Jack Bransom, Bur­leson, Texas, 737; 7. Mat­thew Day, Farmersville, Texas, 726; 8. Cade Rich­ards, Lincoln, Neb., 725; 9. Mike Smith, Lake City, Iowa, 719; 10. Jerret Bransom, Burleson, Texas, 689; 11. Casey Brunson, Lott, Texas, and Jake Pike, Pahrump, Nev., both 678; 13. Blake Luinenburg, Reading, Minn., 677; 14. Dylan Thornton, Santa Maria, Calif., and Carter Koop, Rockwell, Iowa, both 673; 16. Jay­den Larson, Mankato, Minn., 669; 17. Justin Erickson, Glendale, Ariz., 667;  18. Blake Clark, Joshua, Texas, 661; 19. Ashton Wilkey, Batesville, Ark., 657; 20. Dennis Cosens, Mentmore, N.M., 646.last_img read more

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A 66: Ronald Otile smashes Serena golf course record

first_imgOtile teeing off TODAY. PHOTO CASTLE-LITE MEDIA Otile DAY 3 #UGGolfOpen19 66 strokes from 18 holes >> – 6 under par 1 Eagle 6 birdies 9 Pars DAY 3 – LEADER-BOARD LIVE S Njoroge 213 S Njogu 215 R Otile 216 D Nduva 216 J Cwinyaai 221 D Asaba 223Venue: Lake Victoria Serena LIVE: Results (click)Final day draw (bottom)Entebbe, Uganda | LOUIS JADWONG |  Ronald Otile showed he will not lose his Uganda Amateur Golf Open title without a fight by breaking the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa course record to charge into Saturday’s final day ‘pressure group’.The 24-year-old carded an astonishing 66 – six under par on Friday, courtesy of a eagle, six birdies and 9 pars.Otile rewrote the record he had set just a day earlier with a four under par 68 strokes as he chased a pack of Kenyans, who have dominated the 78th Uganda Amateur Golf Open from day one.After a terrible start, that saw him card 82 strokes on Wednesday, he had remained optimistic, and warned that, “It is a game. I played +10 today, but I can still play -10 tomorrow.”Today’s all Kenyan pressure group heading to the back nine. PHOTO LOUIS JADWONGWhat will not be good news for his opponents is the fact that after his six-under par score today, Otile still feels there is room for improvement. “I need to play the course as it is and on regulations. I’ll also need to commit on putting tomorrow,” he said, when asked about his thoughts ahead of D-day.From being 13 strokes behind the leader on day one, Otile will be in the ‘pressure group’ for the final round on Saturday. He will tee off at 12.30pm in a group of three that includes Njoroge and Njogu, and this time he will be only three strokes behind.Uganda Amateur Open Main Event Draw Day 4 – Uganda Open 2019 by The Independent Magazine on ScribdGolf Open Winners since 19321932 – H.Davidson (Uganda Golf Club)1933 – H.Davidson (Uganda Golf Club)1934 – R.W Hooker (Muthaiga Golf Club)1935 – J.D Rankine (Uganda Golf Club)1936 – J.D Rankine (Uganda Golf Clun)1937 – H. Davidson (Uganda Golf Club)1938 – R.W Bun (Mombasa Golf Club)1939 – J.E Higginson1940 – 1947 NOT HELD1948 – D. F Stewart (Uganda Golf Club)1949 – A.Q Roberts (Kitale Golf Club)1950 – N.C Elwell (Uganda Golf Club)1951 – N.C Elwell (Mwanza Golf Club)1952 – J.R Cooke (Uganda Golf Club)1953 – R.W Hooper (Nairobi Golf Club)1954 – M.Johnson (Kabalae Golf Club)1955 – J.R Oglive (Kitale Golf Club)1956 – J.R Oglive (Kitale Golf Club)1957 – Ian McAdam (Uganda Golf Club)1958 – Brian Malone (Uganda Golf Club)1959 – Ian McAdam (Uganda Golf Club)1960 – Mike Johnson (Mbale Golf Club)1961 – Mike Johnson (Mbale Golf Club)1962 – Mike Johnson (Mbale Golf Club)1963 – John Higginson (Uganda Golf Club)1964 – John Higginson (Uganda Golf Club)1965 – Muhammed Rajab (Nairobi Golf Club)1966 – John Higginson (Uganda Golf Club)1967 – I.Pattinson (Dar es Salaam Golf Club)1968 – G.Burrows (Uganda Golf Club)1969 – M.Rajab(Nairobi Golf Club)1970 – M.Couma (Uganda Golf Club)1971 – J. Kahugu (Sigona Golf Club)1972 – Ben Okello (Masaka Golf Club) Share on: WhatsApp 1973 – Tom Taban (Uganda Golf Club)1974 – Alex Okodan (Uganda Golf Club)1975 – Ramathan Kayamba (Uganda Golf Club)1976 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1977 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1978 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1979 – 1980 – Not held1981 – Juma Jaffer (Uganda Golf Club)1982 – Juma Jaffer (Uganda Golf Club)1983 – Sadi Onito (Uganda Golf Club)1984 – John Mucheru (Uganda Golf Club)1985 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1986 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1987 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1988 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1989 – Allan Njoroge (Muthaiga Golf Club)1990- Dedan Kagonyera (Kabale Golf Club)1991 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1992 – Juma Jaffer (Uganda Golf Club)1993 – John Gavin (Uganda Golf Club)1994 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1995 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1996 – Sadi Onito (Jinja Golf Club)1997 – Steven Birungi (Uganda Golf Club)1998 – Steven Birungi (Uganda Golf Club)1999 – Steven Birungi (Uganda Golf Club)2000 – Deo Akope (Entebbe Golf Club)2001 – Deo Akope (Entebbe Golf Club)2002 – Deo Akope (Entebbe Golf Club)2003 – Charles Yokwe (Jinja Golf Club)2004 – David Odhiambo (Nyanza Golf Club)2005 – Charles Yokwe (Jinja Golf Club)2006 – Amos Kamya (Entebbe Golf Club)2007 – Nicholas Rokoine (Muthaiga Golf Club)2008 – George Olayo (Entebbe Golf Club)2009 – Peter Ssendaula (Entebbe Golf Club)2010 – Brian Mwesigwa (Kabale Golf Club)2011 –Rogers Byaruhanga (Uganda Golf Club)2012 – Phillip Kasozi (Uganda Golf Club)2013 – Peter Ssendaula (Entebbe Golf Club)2014 – Kitata (Entebbe Golf Club)2015 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)2016 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)2017 – Ronald Rugumayo (Tooro Golf Club)2018 – Ronald Otile (Tooro Golf Club)last_img read more

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