NANCY O'CONNELL: Fairway Notebook: Three Score Holes-In-One
Hole-In-One: Jan Schultz, a member of Whispering Pines, recorded her fourth hole-in-one Sept. 9. She was playing the 155-yard 16th hole and used her 4-wood to reach the green. It was "Beat the Pro" day, and her playing partners were Mary Ann Blake, Dot DeMasi and Marilyn Merry.
Trish Christina, a member of Pinehurst, recorded her first hole-in-one Aug. 21 while playing the 100-yard fifth hole of Course No. 8, using her 8-iron. Her husband, Bill Christina, Jackie Meyer and John Kaye witnessed her perfect shot.
Fred Mock, a member of Beacon Ridge, recorded his first hole-in-one July 14. He was playing the 146-yard, seventh hole, and he used his 7-wood. He was playing with Bud Holzerland and George Mercer.
Whispering Pines: The Pinettes played a "Beat the Pro" tournament Sept. 9, with 29 members recording net scores lower than Pro Barry Mattey's gross score of 78.
The winning ladies were Sis Aleksa, Sandra Armstrong, Edie Azar, Mary Ann Blake, Agnes Buckley, Ginny Campling, Nancy Donley, Elaine Fetters, Helen Gibbons, Joan Gillis, Bonnie Gollehon, Betty Lou Kinney, Patricia Linss, Marilyn Merry, Lori Myers, Claire Nacca, Marsha Paff, Elke Phillingane, Daryl Pierce, Ginny Piper, Joyce Reitler, Gail Ruppert, Janet Schultz, Shirley Sherrill, Mary Steffan, Gladys Wade, Karen Wheeler, Joan Willison, Judy Woodward.
The Ninettes played Sept. 8 on the front nine of the East Course, and the game was odd holes only, with the following winners:
Flight 1 -- Dixie Oliver, 18 by a match of cards (MOC) over Gene Marcum.
Flight 2 -- Mimi Schoolcraft, 16; Dee Heine, 17.
Pinehurst: The Silver Foils played a game of one best ball on the front nine and two best balls on the back nine of each foursome.
Flight 1 -- Norma Small, Mary Ann Mills, Sigrid Gross and Marilyn Thomas, 98; Dolores Muller, Joan Williams, Nancy Bookmyer and Nancy Cassidy, 102 by a MOC over Jean Sundstrom, Louise Burton, Sis Liston and Lin Hutaff.
The Women's Golf Association played an individual low net and low gross tournament Sept. 5 on Course No. 4, with Mary E. Green winning overall low net with 66.
Flight 1 -- Gross: Dianne Yelovich, 76; Diane McCall, 87. Net: Donna Skidmore, 73 by a MOC over Jane Wilkinson, 73.
Flight 2 -- Gross: Nancy Geddes, 90; Chris Lawn, 93. Net: Soung Ja Neubauer, 69; Bonnie Hanly, 70.
Flight 3 -- Gross: Rhonda Brooks, 95; Cheri Guidice, 98. Net: Segrid Gross, 71; Dee Bilodeau, 74.
Flight 4 -- Gross: Mary Bartley, 101; Janice Biegger, 103. Net: Helen Brissette, 72; Pat Durkee, 74.
The Birdies played Course No. 6 on Sept. 9 in an individual tournament, with each player's full handicap used for scoring.
Flight A -- Gross: Kendra Muir, 77; Nancy Brooks, 79; Jane Wilkinson, 82. Net: Beth Bennington, 67; Joan Sponik, 68; Chris Lawn, 69.
Flight B -- Gross: Betsy Bindley, 83; Carol Mulcahy, 89; Sara Sutton, 96. Net: Bobby Smith, 69; Billie Oxrieder, 70; Maryann Burns, 74.
Flight C -- Gross: Shirley Kronbach, 93; Carol Moody, 96; Anne Culwick, 99. Net: Josie Maniskas, 70; Mary Bartley, 73 by a MOC over Olive Muiter.
Flight D -- Gross: Deborah Long, 100; Maggie Langley, 104 by a MOC over Nora Sinclair. Net: Andrae Thibodeau, 68; Mary Jane White, 70; Ann Burton, 73.
Birdies were recorded by Denise Frobey, Kendra Muir, Mary Green and Joan Sponik on 16, Bonnie Hanly and Beth Bennington on 18, Tonya Brown on 5 and 16, Jane Wilkinson on 7, Maryann Burns on 13, Kathy Townsend, Charlotte Cable and Mary Jane White on 3, Betsy Bindley on 7 and 5, Billie Oxrieder on 3 and 13.
Longleaf: The Women's Golf Association played Aug. 28 in a 1-2-3 format of one best ball on holes 1 to 6, two best balls on holes 7 to 12 and three best balls on holes 13 to 18.
The winners were Diane Steele, Lynn Dunn, Joan Baldwin and Joan Bell, 130; and Christine Carter, Annette Castle, Jean Gleason and Matti Jakobsen, 134. Annette Castle birdied hole 7.
Seven Lakes: Joyce Charles won the Women's Golf Association Cordial Cup tournament in a playoff with Peggy Ballew after both carded net 66s.
Other winners were:
Flight 1 -- Peggy Ballew, 66; Grae Starwald, 71 by a MOC over Lillie Alexander.
Flight 2 -- Betty Larson, 67; Bev Needler, 68; Ann McClymonds, 70.
Flight 3 -- Jane Franks, 70; Lois Newsham, 78; Lillian Schafer, 84.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played Sept. 4 in a low gross/low net game. Winners in the 18-hole division were:
Flight 1 -- Joanne Rabdau, 84; Lois Vollmer, 71.
Flight 2 -- Dee Hancock, 105; Gerda Pittinger, 73.
Winners in the nine-hole division were:
Flight 1 -- Margene Chapman, 52; Beverly Braunscheidel, 39.
Flight 2 -- Doris Griffith and Bernice Hackett tied at 53; Alberta Settzo, 35.
Bonnie Colwell chipped in on 2 and Barbara Mellinger on 3.
Pinewild: The Men's Golf Association played a five-man elimination scramble from a combination of red, white, blue and black tees on the Holly Course. The winning teams were (in order of finish): Jack Heimann, Frank Johnson, Thomas Galusky, Len Block and Bob Blandford; Mike Wirt, Larry Perkinson, Charlie weaver, Paul Kaufmann and Daryl Clever; Mike Skrabak, Jim Menges, Robert Cormier and Marty Samchalk; Bernie Schultz, Michael Weisser, Ron Cherep, Bob Jones and Manfred Buller;
Bill Revenaugh, Fred Zimmerman, Gil Underwood and Bill Gonska; Fran Marki, Tom Patochek, Tim Donahue, Gary Blair and Norm Koltunovich; Mike Tencza, Pete Nehlsen, Gary Lewis and Bruce Townsend; Johann Rudzitis, Tim Moore, Rich Rantala and John Wake; Gary Mott, Phillip Walthall and John Snyder;
Allan Vernier, Walt Danker, Leo Zande, Jim Young and Greg Thompson; Frank Rezelli, Roger Clark, Stainton Smith and Jan Garber; Chuck Mills, David Gray, Jim Keffer and Bud Kanaley; Jim Wilson, Doug Harper, Dave Otto, Don Hamilton and Maurice Johnson.
Closest to the pin were Gary Mott on 3, Mike Skrabak on 8, Jim Menges on 12 and Harry Porter on 17.
The Women's Golf Association played Sept. 10 in an Ace of the Day tournament, and the format was net scores only. Marilyn Elliott won the Ace of the Day award with a net 65. Rose McHenry was the alternate with net 68.
Flight 1 -- Gross: Jean Grieshaber, 78; Gay Strojny, 86. Net: Rose McHenry, 68; Linda Bell, 70.
Flight 2 -- Gross: Chris Novak, 90; Inge Stipe, 91. Net: Linda Critzer, 69; Dee McMahon, 71.
Flight 3 -- Gross: Denise Petricola, 94; Sue Zande, 97. Net: Janis Tartalio, 68; Florence Miller, 72.
Flight 4 -- Marilyn Elliott, 102; Betty Mulvaney, 104. Net: Julie Jones, 72; Mary Ann Smith, 75.
Jean Grieshaber won closest to the pin on 3 and Phyllis Clark on 7.
On Sept. 9, the Women's Golf Association played on the Magnolia Course in an ABCD contest using two best balls of the foursome and allowing holes 3, 8 and 11 to be thrown out, because of a blind draw after play started. The winning teams were Dee Dee Schmitt, Carole Roth, Shelley Rhone and Lynne Moore, 100; Grace Hill, Shari Devendorf, Connie Norman and Jean Brobst, 103; Anke Buller, Linda Critzer, Nanette Prosser and Louise Pryor, 107 by a MOC over Ellen Sherman, Anne Mason, B. J. Fulcher and Lois Davidheiser.
North Carolina Women -- On Sept. 5, 26 teams played in the North Carolina Women's Golf Association tournament at Little River. The format was two best balls of the foursome. The team of LaVonne Hurd, Sonja White, Joyce Loney and Mary Lois Teyssier came in sixth with a score of 221.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played on Sept. 9 in a contest using two best balls of the foursome contest. The winners were Wallace Gourley, Tom Delehaunty, Justin Hendrix and Bill Parke, 56; Jim Pittenger, Jim Taylor, Mac Andrews and Frank Griffin, 58 by a MOC over Ron Flock, Rick Stone, Dick Madeira and Len Grasso.
Jim Braunscheidel won low gross with 37, and Justin Hendrix won low net with 30. Birdies were recorded by Steve Zachary on 5, Doug Toler and Jim Braunscheidel on 6, Paul Leach on 7, and Bill Clark, Bob Edwards and Rick Stone on 9. Ron Flock was closest to the pin on hole 1.
Beacon Ridge: The 18-Hole Ladies played a "Criss-Cross" tournament Sept. 9, with the following winners: Joyce Loney, Ellen Leslie and Linda DeBrine, 87; Nancy Cunningham, Barbara Card and Millie Allen, 91; and LaVonne Hurd, Sue Keenan and Betty Buechel, 91. Lindy DiBella won closest to the pin on #5.
Woodlake: The Woodlake Niners played a "Lady in the Box" tournament Sept. 8 with three-person teams. Scoring was determined by the lowest-handicap player using her score on the three-lowest handicap holes, the middle-handicap player on the middle-three handicap holes and the highest-handicap player on the three-highest handicap holes.
The winners were Joyce Boisvert, Margie Spory and Barb Schmidt, 33; Barb Johnson, Joyce Petersen, Margaret Corbin, 36; and Pat Hruska, Elena Burd and Ellie Leaman, 37.
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