Maui Croquet Club CROQUET NEWSRocky Mountain International Won by Ben Rothman

  Place #Rank Player (State) Prize
  1st #2 Ben Rothman (CA) $966
  2nd #8 Paul Bennett (AZ) $666
  3rd #7 Jim Bast (TX) $300
  4th #4 Rich Lamm (CO) $66
  5th #19 David Maloof (NC) $300
  6th #23 Matt Baird (OK)  
  7th #13 Bob Van Tassell (CA)  
  8th #24 Jim Butts (CA)  
  9th #5 Jeff Soo (NC) $300
  10th #40 Eileen Soo (NC)  
  11th #20 Paul Billings (CO)  
  12th #29 Ron Hendry (CA)  
  13th #36 Martyn Selman (CA)  

20-23 May 2010
Denver Country Club, Denver, Colorado, USA United States of America
Washington Park, Denver, Colorado, USA United States of America
by Rich Lamm in Croquet World Online

Ben Rothman of California won the Rocky Mountain International, beating Paul Bennett of Arizona in the final +4, +25tp.

Awards

TP PRIZE: split evenly between Bennett, Lamm & Rothman

SXP PRIZE: unclaimed. $200 carried forward to 2011

BEST ARMADILLO JUMP: Jeff Soo, which may well haunt us all for the rest of our lives (not in a good way). Mouse pads and T shirts of Jeff's armadillo jump available online next week (a great stocking stuffer idea for Christmas)

HOW TO GIVE AWAY THE GAME AND LOOK SILLY DOING IT: Martyn Selman
RUNNER UP: Rich Lamm, who played break to pink while participating in primary colors game

WORST SXP ATTEMPT: Ben Rothman
RUNNER UP: Ben Rothman
3rd PLACE: Ben Rothman
4th PLACE: Ben Rothman
5th PLACE: Jeff Soo

MISS CONGENIALITY: Jim Bast

STAR OF STAGE AND SCREEN: Jeff Soo, whose action photograph in the sports section of the Denver Post conveyed the icy cold focus and concentration that scares us all to death (in a good way)

BEST BROWNIES: Tim Charney (what was in them?)

BEST TABLE DANCER: Ron Hendry (judged solely on number of dollar bills collected..... he had alot of brownies)
RUNNER UP: Ben Rothman (although he didn't get any dollar bills)

Results

Knockout Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final Champion
  1st Ben Rothman (CA) Rothman
+26
Rothman
+7 TP
Rothman
+4
+25 TP
4th Martyn Selman (CA) Butts
+18
5th Jim Butts (CA)
3rd Jim Bast (TX) Bast
+26 TP
Bast
+11
6th Ron Hendry (CA)
7th Eileen Soo (NC) Van Tassell
+17
2nd Bob Van Tassell (CA)
  2nd Paul Bennett (AZ) Bennett
+11
Bennett
+17
3rd Jeff Soo (NC) Baird
+11
6th Matt Baird (OK)
5th Paul Billings (CO) Maloof
+17
Lamm
+18 TP
4th David Maloof (NC)
  1st Rich Lamm (CO)

Rocky Block Rothman Bast Bennett Maloof Baird Butts Soo
#2 Ben Rothman (CA) 1st (6) +13 TPO +1 +5 +5 +20 +24
#7 Jim Bast (TX)   3rd (4)   +4 +26 +26 TP +12
#8 Paul Bennett (AZ)   +26 TP 2nd (5) +3 +23 +24 STP +17 TP
#19 David Maloof (NC)       4th (3) +23 +4 +26 TP
#23 Matt Baird (OK)         6th (1)   +8
#24 Jim Butts (CA)         +5 5th (2) +8
#40 Eileen Soo (NC)             7th (0)

Mountain Block Lamm Soo Van Tassell Billings Hendry Selman
#4 Rich Lamm (CO) 1st (4) +17 TP   +21 +19 TP +26
#5 Jeff Soo (NC)   3rd (3, +15) +1   +26 TP +11
#13 Bob Van Tassell (CA) +16   2nd (3, +26) +7 +17  
#20 Paul Billings (CO)   +6   5th (2) +4  
#29 Ron Hendry (CA)         6th (0)  
#36 Martyn Selman (CA)     +13 +26 +11 4th (3, +13)