Clark Vernon (left) Tournament Chair and Dr. Russ Jones (right) American Contract Bridge League Board of Directors Member congratulate Judy Duitsman and Lee Phillips on their First Place finish at the Village Card Club Silver Lode Sectional tournament in Hot Springs Village.
Sectional Masters Judy Duitsman and Lee Phillips, of the Fairfield Bay Duplicate Bridge Club, participated in the Village Card Club Silver Lode Sectional (500 NLM) Tournament in Hot Springs Village on August 21 and 22. Almost 200 participants from Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, and Oklahoma gathered to fill 48 tables, enjoy a weekend of duplicate bridge and compete for ACBL Silver Master Points. Judy and Lee finished 2nd in Section and 3rd Overall in the Friday morning session with 55.89%, 4th in Section and 5th Overall in the Friday afternoon session with 55.00%, 1st in Section in the Saturday morning session with 70.91%, and 4th in Section and 6th Overall in the Saturday afternoon session with 52.00%. Their section consisted of 14 tables and 28 pairs. Judy and Lee garnered a total of 2.63 Silver Master Points for their weekend effort. The Fairfield Bay Duplicate Bridge Club plays on Friday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center. For more information please contact Karen Ammermann, Director, at 884-6332.