Tag: bonspiel

Palmetto Curling Club Showcased On Fox Carolina

This morning the Palmetto Curling Club was showcased on Fox Carolina‘s Town Takeover at Otter Creek Water Park at North Side Park, along with several other sports and events that are available at The Pavilion.  Both The Pavilion and Otter Creek Water Park are part of the Greenville County Recreation District. Matt Sharkey and Lon …

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That First Bonspiel

What is a bonspiel anyway? It sounds like a German word and curling was created about the same time in Scotland as golf.  It’s not enough that we have to explain the game to all our non-curling friends; then we have these quirky little terms as well.  A bonspiel is a curling tournament and there …

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GNCC Championships – Final Update

Palmetto 1 (Team Marshall) lost Saturday night, 6-4, and were eliminated from the Bonspiel, finishing with a 2-3 record.   Palmetto 2 (Team Philip) defeated Triangle 5, 12-9, to advance to Sundays games.  Kurt Wagner had this to share about this game: “The most exciting game I’ve played in. Possibly the game of the Bonspiel. …

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GNCC Championship Updates

The Palmetto Curling Club is making a good showing at the GNCC Championships.   Palmetto 1 (Team Marshall) lost their second match yesterday by a score of  7-4.   Both Palmetto 1 and 2 played at 10:15 this morning.  Palmetto 1 played Triangle 4, while Palmetto 2 played Charlotte 2.  Palmetto 1 bounced back against …

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2011 McKay-Douglas International Bonspiel

The 2011 McKay-Douglas International Bonspiel will be held in Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY at the Ardsley Curling Club February 24 – 27, 2011. This men’s bonspiel has 6 medal events, with a 4 game guarantee.  All meals during the bonspiel are included.  It is limited to 24 teams, entry fee is $340 per team and the entry …

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