NANCY O'CONNELL: Fairway Notebook: Snead Wins Club Championship
Beacon Ridge: Mary Snead is the Beaconettes Club Champion for 2009.
The Club Championship is a three-day event played over three weeks of 9-hole competitions.
Snead tied at 73 with Bev Covault and won in a score card playoff. Alice Shaughnessy was second runner-up with a score of 77.
The Ladies 18-Holers played their monthly Beacon Cup Round, a net score event, on Nov. 3 with the following winners:
Lindy DiBella won with a net 67. Flight 1 -- Hilde Krallinger, 71; Clarice Moreau, 77; Sonja White, 79. Flight 2 -- Irene Galioto, 73; Nancy Cunningham, 74; Sarah Abbott, 76. Flight 3 -- Ann Sciarrino, 73; Lois Owen, 75; Ellen Leslie, 78; Pat Land, 78; Barbara Card, 78; Ann Nueslien, 78; Flight 4 -- Dawn Shapiro, 74; Jeanie Auditore, 75; Edna Henrich, 80.
Pinehurst: The Silver Foils played their annual Couples Tournament, a two best ball contest. The winners: Nancy and Stu Heilman and Ginny and Doug Lapins, 10 under par; Anne and Mike Nash and Irene and Lowell Corbin, 7 under par (MOC); Ronda Brooks and Bob Sandler and Kathy and Pat Mondock, 7 under par (MOC); Lisa and Don Akers and Cookie and Pete Kremer, 6 under par.
The Chippers played on Nov. 4 on Course No. 3, and the contest was that each player could throw out one hole and 90 percent of each player's handicap was used for scoring. The winners were Marie Richmond at 30, Marge Lavoie with 31 and Tracy Nater with 34.
The Chippers played on Oct. 28 on Course No. 1 in a low net contest. Marge Lavoie scored 35 to win first place. Flight 1 -- Jeanne Mager, 39; Nancy Nielsen, 40; Joanne Drengler, 42. Flight 2 -- Peg Schirmer, 37; Susan Angelier, 44; Sylvia Booth, 46.
The Birdies played on Course No. 1 on Nov. 2 and the game was one best ball on yellow flag holes, two on white flag holes and three on red flag holes with 95 percent of each player's handicap used for scoring. The winners: AA/BB -- June Eichele, Beth Bennington, Joan Sponik, Joyce McWane, 138; Karen Fox Cook, Bonnie Hanly, Vera Pelekoudas, Val Minick, 140. BB/CC -- Josie Maniskas, Nancy McNally, Margaret Cropley, Darlene Skinner, 142; Diane Ghekas, Helen Brissette, Mary Bartley, Joanne Drengler, 143.
Birdies were recorded by Joan Sponik on No. 7; Val Minick on No. 2 and Bonnie Hanly on No. 2.
The Women's Golf Association played a two best balls on red and white flags and one best ball on yellow flags with the following winners: Cindy Motter, Olive Muiter, Joann Breslin, Joyce Harter, 104 (MOC); Rita Clayton, Diane Sanford, Helen Wainwright, Linda Smythe, 104 (MOC); Linn Ardner, Jane white, Mary Green, Josie Bunting, 106 (MOC); Corky Howell, Sandy Smith, Linda Querec, Cathy Renner, 106 (MOC); Maggie Sanger, Chris Mastaler, Sandy Edens, Marjorie Swinarton, 107 (MOC); Patsy Parkhill, Audrae Thibodeau, Mary Kay Monteith, Marlynn Gerney, 107 (MOC); Jacque Weston, Thersia Noggle, Pat Anderson, Sara Lee Sutton, 107 (MOC); Linda Bond, Diane McCarthy, Helen Brissette, Carol Hansen, 107 (MOC).
Whispering Pines: The Ninettes played a "Long Shot" game, gaining points for longest drive landing in the fairway and longest putt. The game was on Nov. 2 using the back nine of the West Course. Flight 1 -- Val Flahie, 9 points; Mary Jakucyk, 7 points. Flight 2 -- Sandy O'Malley, 8 points.
The Men's Golf Association played on Nov. 4 in a Star Tournament. The team score was the star player's net score and the scramble score of his three playing partners. Jim Kelley, George Venet, John Ginniff, Bill Freitag, 136; John Wheeler, Tony Grose, Larry Bergman, 137; Phil Guzzo, Gerry Leary, Tom Bowersox, Rodger Williams, 140.
The Wanderers are a Whispering Pines traveling group that played at Scotch Meadows Country Club on Nov. 3 and the format was a two man team best ball. The results: Flight 1 -- Chuck Daley and Don MacIlvaine, 63; Chet Paff and Jim Kelly, 65; Tony Pisacane and Bob Cunningham, 66. Chuck Daley won low gross with 76 and Bob Cunningham won low net with 69. Flight 2 -- Tom Jones and Jerry Lloyd, 63; Mac McCormack and a blind draw, 64; Dick Mills and Ron Derrick, 65; Tom Jones won low gross with 86 and Jerry Lewis tied for low net at 71 with Ron Derrick.
Marilyn Merry won the Pinettes' Founders Day Tournament in a sudden-death playoff against Daryl Pierce and Anne Gerwig, who also finished with net 73. Merry won the first hole of the playoff. Flight results: Flight 1 -- Marilyn Merry, 73; Karen Hobbs, 74; Helen Gibbons, 74; Isabelle Daley, 74. Flight 2 -- Elke Philingane, 75; Marsha Paff, 76; Elaine Fetters, 76. Flight 3 -- Daryl Pierce, 73; Nancy Donley, 74, Nancy O'Connell, 76. Flight 4 -- Anne Gerwig, 73; Betty Winslow, 74; Gloria Beck, 76. Flight 5 -- Barbara Tompkins, 75; Elouise Burns, 81; Barbara Gruninger, 82; Sandy Armstrong, 82.
Foxfire: The 18-Hole Ladies played on Nov. 4 on the East Course and the game was 1-2-3 net balls on par 5-4-3 holes. The winners: Phyllis Bottoms, Anita Clapp (blind draw), Judy Smith, Carolyn Gilbert, 123; LaVerne Hess, Anita Clapp (blind draw), Rhea Boelter, Pam Koos, 127.
Midland: The Men's Golf Association played a Nassau Tournament on Nov. 4 with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring. Overall winners: Walter Scheyett, Frank Griffin, Dick Baird and a blind draw with 120. Front nine winners: Paul Aschmetat, Jerry Kelly, Joe Alden and Richard Madeira, 58. Back nine winners: Harvey Koonce, Jim Braunscheidel, Joel Rabdau and a blind draw, 57. Harvey Koonce won low gross with 79. Richard Madeira won low net with 64.
In a nine-hole skins game Bill Crenson won on hole No. 3, Ken Batchelder on No. 4 and Neil Hartwick on No. 5. Birdies were recorded by Ken Betchelder on No. 6, Joel Rabdau on No's 10, 14 and 15, Lee Hancock on No. 10 and Jack Henderson on No. 16.
The Ladies Golf Association played a team event and the winners were: Pat Easter, Nancy Hartwick, Sally Kelly Georgia Snow, 151; Pegge Banks, Carolyn Crenson, Alberta Settzo, Lois Vollmer, tied at 152, with Beverly Braunscheidel, Margene Chapmen, Dee Hancock and Carol Linthicum. Mary Ann LaLonde, Dee Hancock and Penny Higgins had chip-in birdies on the second hole. Pegge Banks chipped-in on No. 3.
Whispering Woods: The Men's Golf Association played on Oct. 30 and the format was one low net on par 4s and 5s and two low nets on par 3s. Bob Carlson, Al Gaeta, Bud Henty and Jim Willard had a winning score of 70.
The Men's Golf Association played on Nov. 4 and the event was three low nets balls of the foursome, with Phil Scalia, Jim Willard, Carl Williams and Bill Woodruff scoring 197.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played in a captain's choice on Nov. 3 with the following winners: Bill Metters, Dick Madeira, Carl Arnett, Blind Draw, 34; Steve Zachary, Don Palmer, Charles Childers, Bill Parke, 35 (MOC); Ron Flock, Paul Leach, Doug Toler, Clark Russell, 35 (MOC).
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers played an Even Holes Tournament on Sept. 22 with the following results: Flight 1 -- Jenny Sherrill, 35; Cathy Murphy, 35; Bonnie Quesenberry, 36; Louise Pierce, 36; Sharon Hinkle, 40. Flight 2 -- Nancy Jacobs, 38; Penny Burke, 40; Billie Joyce Hill, 49; Dottie Garman, 49.
On Oct. 20 the Par Seekers played their monthly Member Cup, an all-net tournament and the results were: Flight 1 -- Suzy Ray, 71; Jenny Sherrill, 73; Cathy Murphy, 74. Flight 2 -- Jenny Stuber, 74; Billie Joyce Hill, 76; Penny Burke, 79.
The Par Seekers played their fall Wing Ding on Nov. 2 and the format was captain's choice on the front nine and the back nine was two best balls. First: Ann Kendall, Sue McMullan, Joy Shelton, Blind Draw, 104; Second: Jenny Sherrill, Susie Ray, Flo DeSandy, Milli Johnson, 109; Bonnie Quesenberry, Ginger Addis, Mary Margaret McNeill, 112; Sharon Hinkle, Nancy Jacobs, Penny Burke, Marquita Daniels, 112; Pat Billingham, Barb Michetti, Jeanice Snyder, Blind Draw, 112.
Pinetop: The final tournament for Pinetop was held at Southern Pines Golf Club on Oct. 8 with the following results:
Flight 1 -- Gross: Donna Tanner, Pinehurst, tied at 84 with Isabelle Daley, Whispering Pines; Bonnie Quesenberry, Southern Pines, tied at 78 with Betty MacDonald, Whispering Pines. Net: Sharon Hinkle, Southern Pines, tied at 79 with Helen Gibbons, Whispering Pines.
Flight 2 -- Gross: Joan Fruiesen, tied at 92 with Judy Dickerson, Foxfire. Net: Chris Lawn, Pinehurst, 79; Tee Noggle, Pinehurst, tied at 80 with Marsha Paff, Whispering Pines.
Flight 3 -- Gross: Kay Rednour, Pinewild. Net: Ginny Siedler, Foxfire, tied at 78 with Leslie Frusco, Foxfire. Ann Kendall, Southern Pines, 79.
Flight 4 -- Gross: LaVonne Hurd, Beacon Ridge, tied at 97 with Cathy Murphy, Southern Pines. Net: Judy Kullberg, Beacon Ridge, 76; Jenny Sherrill, Southern Pines, tied at 78 with Brenda Thomas, Pinehurst.
Flight 5 -- Gross: Lois Sliepsiek, Seven Lakes, 96. Net: Shirley Potter, Pinehurst, 76; Sue Manley, Foxfire, 77.
Flight 6 -- Gross: Lisa Carothers, Pinehurst, 90. Net: Peggy Ballew, Seven Lakes, 67; Gay Griffith, Pinehurst, 74; Shirley Wake, Pinewild, tied at 75 with Susie Ray, Southern Pines.
Flight 7 -- Gross: Betsy Brezinski, Beacon Ridge, 101. Net: Judy Silver, Pinehurst, tied at 77 with Connie Galford, Seven Lakes; Gladys Wade, Whispering Pines, 78.
Flight 8 -- Gross: Jeanice Snyder, Southern Pines, tied at 102 with Nancy Donley, Whispering Pines, and Diane Boston, Seven Lakes and Daryl Pierce, Whispering Pines. Net: Nancy Jacobs, Southern Pines, tied at 79 with Anne Gerwig, Whispering Pines; Nancy Burgoon, Seven Lakes, 81.
Flight 9 -- Gross: Penny Burke, Southern Pines, 101. Net: Joyce Charles, Seven Lakes, 72; Karen Teems, Pinewild, tied at 81 with Marge Blake, Seven Lakes.
Flight 10 -- Gross: Nancy Dorato, Pinehurst, tied at 107 with Ann Sciarrino, Beacon Ridge, 107. Net: Marilyn Dumbleton, Beacon Ridge, 76; Joy Shelton, Southern Pines, 79.
Flight 11 -- Gross: Jule Thornton, Seven Lakes, 106. Net: Nora Sinclair, Pinehurst, 79; Barb Siegel, Pinehurst, tied at 80 with Jeanie Auditore, Beacon Ridge.
Flight 12 -- Gross: Bev Needler, Seven Lakes, 110. Net: Char Donovan, Southern Pines, 74; Carol Yeoman, Seven Lakes, 79.
Results: Seven Lakes, 21; Pinehurst, 20; Southern Pines, 20; Beacon Ridge, 14; Whispering Pines, 16; Foxfire, 11; Pinewild, 5.
Final Results for 2009: Seven Lakes retains the plaque with 118 points; Pinehurst, 107; Beacon Ridge, 105; Whispering Pines, 104; Pinewild, 95; Southern Pines, 53 and Foxfire, 43.
Woodlake: The Ladies Golf Association played on Oct. 27 in a low putts contest on the Maples Course. Darla Howe won with 33 putts and Pam Congelosi was second with 35 in a match of cards over Wanda Parker, who also carded 35 putts.
National: The Men's Day results for play on Oct. 31 are: Skins -- Andy Summers, Van Warren, Giff Fisher, Ron Coffman Jr. and Steve Points, had two skins each. Dave Dunn and John Doster had one skin each. Stableford winners were Van Warren with plus-2 and Giff Fisher with plus-1.
Team play was a two man blind draw with Van Warren and John Doster scoring 138.
Pinewild: The Men's Golf Association results for Oct. 29 are as follows:
Team: Bob Watt, Harold Bell, Thom Galusky and Jack Butler, 24 under par; John Schmitt, Doug Schmidt, Tony Tucker and Dick Keener, 18 under par; Dwight Pike, Mike Skrabak, Larry Perkinson, Blind Draw, 16 under par.
Individual: Flight 1 -- Gross: John Schmitt, 75; Mike Skrabak, 77. Net: Bernie Schultz, 69; Bill Pozdol, 70. Flight 2 -- Gross: Fergie Ferguson, 80; Vern DeGrange, 82. Net: Doug Schmidt, 68; Harold Bell, 71. Flight 3 -- Gross: Thom Galusky, 86; Mike Fowley, 88. Net: Dick Mack, 71; Gordon Rednour, 72. Flight 4 -- Gross: Bill Graning, 88; Jack Butler, 90. Net: Jim Flashman, 73; Andy Rueb, 73.
Closest to the pin on No.s 3 and 8 was Jack Butler, Mike Skrabak on No. 12 and Jim Young on No. 17.
The Women's Golf Association played on the Magnolia Course on Nov. 3 and the game was ABCD teams, best ball of the foursome, with one hole thrown out on the front and the back nine. The winners: Carol Pitzer, Debra Smith, Sue Zande, Liz Polston, 108; Peggy Clark, Inge Stipe, Barbara Cumberland, Nancy Butler, 110; Ginger Lash, Connie Norman, Nanette Prosser, Jim Block, 111.
Closest to the on No.s 3 and 15 was Ginger Lash, on No. 7 Nanette Prosser and on No. 12 it was Nancy Butler .
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