FAIRWAY NOTEBOOK: Freitag, Beal Card Aces
Hole-in-One : Bill Freitag, a member of the Country Club of Whispering Pines, aced the 122-yard 12th hole on the East Course April 2. He used his 8-iron to record the fourth hole-in-one of his golfing career. His partners were Peter Jones, Dick Hammond and Stan Outland.
Howard Beal of The Bluff Golf Links, scored a hole-in-one on the 133-yard 13th hole March 18. He used his 6-iron, and his witnesses were David Wade, Billy Swann and Marty Fiunch.
Southern Pines : The Early Bird Golf League played a net team tournament with a format of one best ball on par-5 holes, two on par-4 holes, and three on par-3 holes.
Bob Workman, Bill Hipple, Ed Sechrist and Jim Pare were first with a score of 118. In second place were Paul Sechrist, Roy Hanna and Walt Evick, at 128.
Pat Bryant carded a net 66 to win The Par Seekers' monthly low net Members Cup tournament. Jenny Sherrill was second with 71 and Bonnie Quesenberry came in third with 72. In the second flight Elaine Workman was first with 66, Barbara Michetti and Flo DeSandy tied at 72, and Ann Kendall was third with 73. In the third flight Billie Joyce Hill had 71; Pat Hoffman, 73; and Millie Johnson, 74.
The Par Seekers played their Spring Fling Tournament, with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring. The top finishing teams were: Carol Millard, Nancy Tenbroek, Nancy Jacobs and Stella Karshner, 118; Cricket Gentry, Ginger Addis, Elaine Workman and Rita Mae Taylor, 124; Jenny Sherrill, Sue McMullan, Pat Black and Pat Hoffman tied at 125 with the teams of Cathy Murphy, Joann Slayton, Jeanice Snyder and Charlotte Donovan, and Joan McCreedy, Ann Kendall, Lavon Pare and Dottie Harper.
National : Results for Men's Day held March 31 are as follows:
Two Player Blind Draw: 1st -- Sven Tilly and Glen Subin; 2nd -- Andrew Lyons and Dave Hall; 3rd -- Tom Boals and Bill Womble; 4th -- Ron Ward and Dick Tilley.
Skins: Andrew Lyons, Sven Tilly, Glen Subin, Bill Womble, two each; Mark Packard, Tom Boals, Ron Murray, one each.
Stableford: Bill Womble, +11; Andrew Lyons, +9; Gary Gough, +8; Tom Boals +6; Mark Packard, +5; Dick Tilley, Ron Ward, Phil Magnarella, +2 each; Ron Murray and Ollie Sweeney, +1 each.
Ladies Day results for March 28 are as follows: First -- Paula McEachen and Wanda Clevenger tied at 72; Second -- Dot Kennihan, 73; Third -- Norma Lee Hyland, 74.
Woodlake: The Woodlake Niners played on April 2, in a Bunny Hop Tournament, with an A, B and C player in each threesome. After each hole was played, a "bunny egg" was opened to determine which player's gross score would be recorded for that hole. The results: First -- Barbara Johnson, Doris Munguia, and Ellie Leaman, 55 (playoff); Elena Burd, Margie Spory, and Barbara Misiaszek, 55; Joyce Boisvert, Norma Loase, and Mary Lawrie, 56. Cherie Shields chipped in on the second hole.
Pinehurst : The Women's Association played March 30 on No. 3, in the Women's Transnational Low Net/Low Gross individual tournament.
The top finishers: Flight 1: Gross -- Dianne Yelovich, 75; Maggie Sanger, 80. Net -- Sue Liston, 70; Jean Sundstrom, 71. Flight 2: Gross -- Thersia Noggle, 86; Davida Jadlos, 89. Net -- Joan Sponik, 89; Cathy Hamblen, 70. Flight 3: Gross -- Cindy Motter, 89; Silvia Bisbe, 94. Net -- Emily Hauslohner, 67; Linda Querec, 69. Flight 4: Gross -- Soung Ja Neubauer, 94; Carol Wright, 97. Net -- Phyllis Reaper, 69; Margaret Van Riper, 71. Flight 5: Gross -- Sigrid Gross, 98 (MOC); Darya Glass, 98 (MOC); Net -- Vera Gabriel, 69; Estelle Menke, 71. Flight 6: Gross -- Mary Ann Rowe, 103 (MOC); Pat Peterson, 103 (MOC). Flight 7: Gross -- Marilyn Gondon, 103; Therese Witczak, 104. Net -- Dorothy Olson, 69; Glenna Pope, 71. Flight 8: Gross -- Barbara Raugh, 109; Mary Lou Sutter, 111. Net -- Irene Drew, 74 (MOC), Ellie Ray, 74 (MOC).
The Women's Association played a Women's Transnational Low Net/Low Gross tournament with the following winners: Overall: Flight 1: Gross -- Dianne Yelovich, 75; Maggie Sanger, 80. Net -- Sis Liston, 70; Jean Sundstrom, 71. Flight 2: Gross -- Thersia Noggle, 86; Davida Jadlos, 89. Net -- Joan Sponik, 69; Cathy Hamblen, 70. Flight 3: Gross -- Cindy Motter, 89; Silvia Bisbe, 94. Net -- Emily Hauslohner, 67; Linda Querec, 69. Flight 4: Gross -- Soung Ja Neubauer, 94; Carole Wright, 97. Net -- Phyllis Reaper, 69; Margaret Vanriper, 71. Flight 5: Gross -- Sigrid Gross, 98 (MOC); Darya Glass, 98 (MOC). Net -- Vera Gabriel, 69; Estelle Menke, 71. Flight 6: Gross -- Mary Ann Rowe, 103 (MOC); Pat Peterson, 103 (MOC). Net -- Rita Clayton, 71; Patti Molloy, 74. Flight 7: Gross -- Marilyn Gordon, 103; Therese Witczak, 104. Net -- Dorothy Olson, 69; Glenna Pope, 71. Flight 8: Gross -- Barbara Raugh, 109; Mary Lou Sutter, 111. Net -- Irene Drew, 74 (MOC); Ellie Ray, 74 (MOC).
The Birdies played April 3 on No. 4 in a Rack up the Points contest with 90 percent of each player's handicap needed for scoring.
The results were: Class AABB: Sheryl Robinson, Dave Jadlos, Cookie Kremer, Cindy Motter, 59; Cathy Hamblen, Bobbie Smith, Phyllis Reaper, Lisa Carothers, 58; Josie Bunting, Soung Ja Neubauer, Rita Clayton, Val Minick, 56 (MOC); Mary Bartley, Chris Lawn, Angela Jones, Margaret Vanriper, 56 (MOC). Class CCDD: Pat Durkee, Mary Jane White, blind draw, Darlene Skinner, 59; Ellie Ray, Jane Sheridan, Zona Willis, Louise Weiss, 53; Marilyn Gordon, Marlene Picard, Judy Gemme, Diane Sanford, 50 (MOC); and Carol Collins, Josie Maniskas, Barbara Raugh, Blind Draw, 50 (MOC).
The Silver Foils played a two best balls of the foursome contest, with each player throwing out her worst hole.
The results of the contest were: Tricia Johnson, Mary Scott Arnold, Norma Small, Kay Monteith, 118. Sis Liston, Emma Howerton, Jean Underwood, Nancy See, 118; Claire Gaston, Lulu Eichhorn, Mary Wardrop, Elsie Jasinski.
Beacon Ridge : The 18-Hole Ladies played a T&F Holes Game.
The winners were the teams of Pat Mark, Sandy Easter, Jackie Thompson and Carol Johnson, tied for first with Marion Goercke, Kitsie Valiton, Nancy Cunningham and Donna Fellows.
In second place were Clarice Moreau, Marilyn Dumbleton, Sarah Abbott and Linda DeBrine.
Linda Talbot won closest to the pin on the fifth hole.
Candy Alderman won the 18-Hole April Beacon Cup April 3 with a net score of 64. The top finishers in the various flights were: First -- Judy Kullberg, 65; Marion Goercke, 66; Sonya White, 69. Second -- Nancy Cunningham, 64; Jeanie Auditore, 65; Barbara Card, 67. Third -- Linda Dunning, 65; Regina Gregory, 71; Betty Buechel, 72.
The Men's Association played on March 17 in their annual Winter Shoot-Out Tournament. Each twosome played an alternate shot format.
There were seven teams in each flight, with all seven teams playing six holes together, and with one team being eliminated for the highest score on that hole.
The winners were: Flight 1 -- Bruce Bedder and Bob Thomas. Flight 2 -- Max Picinich and Manny James. Flight 3 -- Ron Price and Colen Swain.
These three teams competed in a two-hole shootout to determine the winner of the tournament. Picinich and James were the survivors and won the championship.
Whispering Pines : The Ninettes played March 19 in a game where each player was allowed two-thirds of his or her handicap.
The players were allowed to toss out three holes for scoring.
The top finishers: Flight 1 -- Pam Lyons, 16.5; Sandy Gertes, 17.5. Flight 2 -- Wilma Hohwald, 22; Alma Jones, 24.
On March 26, the Ninettes played a contest where only 6s and 7s counted.
The top finishers were: Flight 1 -- Mimi Schoolcraft with 8; Pam Lyons with 6. Flight 2 -- Gail Coffin with 6; Linda Reinhardt with 4.
Marcia Osborne birdied the 16th hole.
The Pinettes played a Member-Member Tournament, a match play event of five 9-hole matches, played over three days. Points were awarded for a win and a tie, and overall. The top finishers: Flight 1 -- Karen Hobbs and Betty MacDonald, 7.4 points; Elaine Fetters and Marsha Paff, 7.2 points. Flight 2 -- Mary Ann Blake and Sandy Starr, 8.4 points (sudden death playoff) over Hope Dugenske and Joy Hertel, 8.4 points. Flight 3 -- Anne Jones and Elke Phillingane, 8.2; Sallie Daughtrey and Nancy O'Connell, 7.3 points. Flight 4 -- Marilyn Hogle and Gladys Wade, 9.5; Louise Warnimont and Betty Winslow, 9.5. Flight 5 -- Sue Leary and Anne Gerwig, 9,7 points; Nancy Derrick and Joan Gillis, 6.8. Flight 6 -- Valerie Lehr and Jeannette Persons, 5.3 points; Sandy Fisher and Claire Nacca, 5.2 points.
The Pinettes played a Three Blind Mice Tournament on April 3, with the following top finishers: Flight 1 -- Diane Hendrick, 61; Isabelle Daley, 66; Jane Lankford, 66. Flight 2 -- Nell Crawford, 66; Marilyn Hogle, 66; Sandy Starr, 67. Flight 3 -- Gloria Beck, Alice Pardy, Kathy Schroedter, 78. Flight 4 -- Lucy Price, 79; Agnes Buckley, 80. Flight 5 -- Sandra Grose, 83; Joan Molloy, 85; Marilyn Navarro, 86.
The Men's Association played a Captain's Choice Tournament April 4, with the following winners: Art Woodward, Phil Guzzo, Jim Mullin, and Casey Mullin with 58.
Pinewild : The Women's Association played a Peer DayAce of the Day tournament with low gross and low net winners.
Jean Dix was the Ace of the Day with net 66.
The top finishers in each flight winners were: Flight 1: Gross -- Jean Grieshaber, 80; Joann Sluder, 83. Net -- Judy Mills, 69 (MOC); Anke Biller, 69 (MOC). Flight 2: Gross -- Bobbi Erdman, 89; Inge Stipe, 91. Net -- Jan Garber, 72; Nancy Keel, 74. Flight 3: Gross -- Chris Novak, 91; Dee McMahon, 92. Net -- Jean Dix, 66; Mary Schneider, 72. Flight 4: Gross -- Connie Heimann, 95; Hester Ham, 101. Net -- Pat King, 69; Dolly Mott, 71. Flight 5: Gross -- Jean Weiler, 102; Adrienne Oxendine, 103. Net -- Judy Block, 69; Nancy Schmidt, 73.
Foxfire : The Ladies Golf Association played its Spring Ringers Tournament, the first major of 2007, over two days of play. The format was a two-day, two-person, team event. The top finishers were: Kim Spaulding and Sue Manley, 51; Judy Smith and Bertha Christman, 57; Jean Brown and Rita Ward, 59; LaVerne Hess and Ginny Siedler, Nancy Cauto and Joan Fruiesen, tied at 60, with Millie Comninaki and Vernelle Otter.
Seven Lakes: Evie Launhardt won the April Cordial Cup award on April 7, in a match of cards at 31. Top finishers in each flight: Flight 1 -- Ellen Smith, 31; Doris Pierce, 33; Betsy Jones, 35. Flight 2 -- Sandi Keyser, 35. Flight 3: Edie Barrett, 34.
Ellen Smith won low putts with 15.
The Lakers played their annual Lakers Mug Tournament on March 28, using a Stableford format. Betsy Jones, Sandi Keyser, Sandy Zimmer and Dot Baetzhold were the winning team with 117.
Midland: The Men's Association played a Nassau Tournament April 4, using two best balls of the foursome.
Overall winners were Tom Delehaunty, Harvey Koonce, Henry Fuhrmann and Paul Aschmetat at 110. Front nine winners were Joel Rabdau, Art Gula, Wade Vollmer and Jim Braunscheidel, 56. Back nine winners were Jack Tobin, Dick Baird, Maury Finnegan and Nate McClure, 62.
Joel Rabdau had an eagle on the first hole and Jim Braunscheidel birdied the 13th. Joel Rabdau won low gross with 78. Henry Fuhrmann won low net with 60.
In a 9-hole skins game, Howard Fordree won on the first hole, Jack Henderson on the second hole and Len Grasso on the ninth hole.
Whispering Woods : The Men's Association played March 30, in a contest where two best balls were needed for scoring on par-3 and par-5 holes, and one on par-4 holes. The top finishers were Tom Rittenhouse, Charlie DiLaura, Bill Woodruff, Dick Colegrove, 80; and Dan Wilcox, Werner Klingener, Rich Moran, blind score, 81.
The Men's Association played April 2, where two low net balls on par-4 holes, and one on par-3 and par-5 holes were needed for scoring. The top finishers were: Dan Wilcox, Ray Libbey, Bill Crump, Joe Matejka, 84; Fred Miller, Werner Klingener, Charlie Brady, Al Eisold, 91.
On March 23, the Men's Association played a one low net ball on even holes and two on odd holes contest with the following top finishers: John Hamm, Charlie Brady, Dan Wilcox , Al Eisold, 85; and Tom Rittenhouse, Claude Bandy, Bill Bartlett, Ken Pomeroy, 88.
The Men's Association game on March 26, needed three low net balls of the foursome for scoring. The top finishers were Bill Anderson, Bill Bartlett, Joe Haas, Bud Henty, 187; and Claude Bandy, Joe Matejka, Ken Pomeroy, Dan Wilcox, 188.
On March 28, the Men's Association played a "Man in the Box" game, plus one low net ball for scoring. The top finishers were Phil Scalia, Joe Matejka, Ray Libbey, blind score, 120; Steve Luckhaus, Bill Kirk, Bud Henty, Wayne Studer,124; and Dan Wilcox, Smoke Wood, Joe Pepe, Blind Score, 126.
Couples Golf was held April 5, and the game was two best balls of the foursome. Three teams tied for first at 122 and they were: the Woods and Willards; the Carlsons and Lehmans; the Maines and Scalias.
The Ladies Association played a contest with two net scores of the team needed for scoring. The top finishers were Shirley Smedley, Fred Sidders, Fannie Maines and Mary Ella Miller, at 110; Brenda Kirk, Carol LeMunyon, Nancy Eisold and Irene Hetterich, 113.
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