desert crab logoThe Hairy Crab Desert Classic
April 28- May 2 2024
Palm Springs, CA

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2024 - The Desert Classic

Honors    
Champs   Bryan Marsh & Mark Jared
Toilet Bowl   Shawn Poisson & Rob Goble
DFL   Janek Guminski & Joel Forrest
     
Venues    
Best Ball   PGA West - Nicklaus Tournament Course
Scramble   PGA West - Nicklaus Tounament Course
Alternate Shot   La Quinta - Dunes Course

2023 - Beaches and Holes

Honors    
Champs   Bryan Marsh &  Dave Dodds
Toilet Bowl   Mike Lauterman & Keelan Chapman
DFL   Paul Chan & Mark Jared
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Old Memorial GC
Scramble   Feather Sound CC
Alternate Shot   Pasadena Yacht & CC

2019 - Old Head Gets The Crabs

Honors    
Champs

 

  Chris Mather & Russell Dunham

 

Toilet Bowl  

Mark Cooley & Hasanand

Boo Siak Chua & Jim Kaptzan

Reink Hamstra & Brad Newcomb

DFL   Sam Mulligan & Dave Dodds
     
Venues    
Best Ball    Old Head
Scramble   Cork Golf Club
Alternate Shot   Old Head

2018 - What's Your Safe Word ?

Honors    
Champs   Grant Horsfield & Chris Grossick
Toilet Bowl   Mark McGrail & Brad Newcomb
DFL   Tom Nettleman & Pat Powers
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City - Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City - Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City - Mountain Course

2017 - Got A Redneck In My Shed

Honors    
Champs   Tom Nettleman & John Chen
Toilet Bowl  

Boo Siak Chuah & Chris Ross

Anukorn & Chris Grossick

DFL   Seamus Cornelius & Tim Real
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City - Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City - Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City - Mountain Course

2016 - Who's Your Daddy ?

Honors    
Champs   Mark Jared & Joey Tatelbaum
Toilet Bowl   Lennon Zhang & Russell Dunham
DFL   Seamus Cornelius & Kevin O'Connell
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City - Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City - Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City - Mountain Course

2015 - You Can Dance If You Wanna

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Elliott Powers & Brad Newcomb
Toilet Bowl   Rob Taylor & Joey Tatelbaum
DFL   Gavin Keane & Craig Daniel
     
Venues    
Scramble   Spring City - Lake Course
Best Ball   Spring City - Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City - Mountain Course

2014 - Ya Didn't Come to Lu Mu to Lay Up Did Ya ?

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Ian Watkins, Michael Collozzi, Jack Heath & Kevin O'Connell
Toilet Bowl   Elliott Powers & Dave Dodds
DFL   Mark Jared & Craig Daniel
     
Venues    
Scramble   Suzhou Sunrise
Best Ball   Suzhou Sunrise
Alternate Shot   Tianma

2013 - Seamus'd by the Gerbil

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Gavin Keane & Phil Davis
Toilet Bowl   Steve Trexler & Rob Goble
DFL   Paul Chan & Joel Forrest
     
Venues    
Scramble   Suzhou Sun Island
Best Ball   Suzhou Sunrise
Alternate Shot   Tianma

2012 - Let's Get Ready to Stumbllllllle !!!

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Gavin Keane & Kevin Crowe
Toilet Bowl   Seamus Cornelius & Dave Dodds
DFL   Sam Mulligan & Rudi Messner
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City Mountain Course

2011 - It'll Take the Contagious

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Gary Goh & Rob Goble
Toilet Bowl   Bryan Marsh & Sean Looram
    David Roy & Brad Newcomb
DFL   Rienk Hamstra & Peter Hamilton
    Mark McGrail & Michael Colozzi
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City Lake Course
Scramble   Spring City Mountain Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City Mountain Course

2010 - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Sausage

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Mark McGrail & Rob Callaway
Toilet Bowl   Bryan Marsh & Joey Tatelbaum
DFL   Ian Watkins & Martin Hashka
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City Mountain Course

2009 - What a Long Strange Chip It's Been

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Grant Horsfield & Nigel Papi
Clam Champ   Andreas Utiger
Toilet Bowl   Dave Dodds & Thomas Gramm
DFL   Bryan Marsh & Rob Callaway
    Trevor Rosmarin & Alan Duffy
HC Idol   Brad Newcomb
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Spring City Mountain Course
Scramble   Spring City Lake Course
Alternate Shot   Spring City Mountain Course

2008 - From Puxi with Love

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Swampy Marsh & Rob Callaway
Clam Champ   Chris Anthony
    Rienk Hamstra
Toilet Bowl   Clay Wedan & Alan Duffy
DFL   Mark Spitalnik & Kevin Crowe
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Shanghai Links
Scramble   Nine Dragons
Alternate Shot   Tianma

2007 - Beat'emlikeasnake

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Grant Horsfield & Sam Mulligan
Clam Champ   Stefan Kuenzli
Toilet Bowl   Jan Olsen & Sareet Majumder
DFL   Sita Atafua & Nigel Papi
    Clay Wedan & Dave Dodds
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Suzhou Sun Island
Scramble   Shanghai Links
Alternate Shot   Tianma

2006 - Fight for Your Right to BIRDIE !

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Seamus Cornelius & Will Caldwell
Clam Champ   Martin Haska
DFL   Pierre Hagman & Rob Blackwood
     
Venues    
Alternate Shot   Tianma
Best Ball   Lake Malaren
Scramble   Shanghai Links

2005 - A Lotta Lip 'n' No Hole

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Tommy Moose & Vinnie Colozzi
Clam Champ   Dave Gilian
DFL   Peter Hamilton & Rob Blackwood
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Shanghai Country Club
Alternate Shot   Suzhou Sun Island
Scramble   Shanghai Links

2004 - Spanks for the Memories

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Stew Beck & Keith Lomason
Clam Champs   Jim Stuart-Young
    Peter Sparkes
    Mike Plaspohl
DFL   Jim Kaptzan & Mike Duffy
     
Venues    
Alternate Shot   Tianma
Best Ball   Shanghai Links
Scramble   Shanghai Links

2003 - May the Gorse Be With You

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Tommy Moose & Rudi Messner
Clam Champs   Peter Grant
    Mike Plaspohl
    Jim Ledage
DFL   Dave Dodds & Bill Varconie
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Shanghai West
Scramble   Qi Zhong
Alternate Shot   Tianma

2002 - Grip It and Yip It

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Nik Wallin & Brad Newcomb
DFL   Dave Dodds & Sam Mulligan
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Binhai
Alternate Shot   Tianma
Scramble   Shanghai Links

2001 - A Slice Odyssey

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Stew Beck & Nick Ryan
DFL   Russell Probert & Mike Duffy
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Suzhou Sunrise
Alternate Shot   Shanghai West
Scramble   Shanghai Links

2000 - Shanking and Yanking

Honors    
Crab/Shrimp Champs   Joey Tatelbaum, Rob Formon & Ian Watkins
DFL   Bruce Jellard & Kevin O'Connell
     
Venues    
Best Ball   Suzhou Sunrise
Alternate Shot   Yin Tao
Scramble   Shanghai Links