NANCY O'CONNELL: Fairway Notebook: Three Blind Mice Tourney
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played on Nov. 24 in a two best balls of the foursome format. The winners were: Jim Braunscheidel, Jim Taylor, Jack Henderson, Bob Edwards, 58; Bob Mellinger, Dick Maderia, Steve Zachary, Pate Feeney, 60; Ken Batchelder, Mike Lloyd, Paul Cottam, Don Palmer, 61.
Birdies were recorded by Paul Cottam on No. 1 and Jim Taylor on No. 9.
Whispering Pines: The Pinettes played on Nov. 24 in a Blind Partners Net Tournament with the following winners:
Flight 1 -- Red Tees: Dot DeMasi and Karen Hobbs, 70; Betty MacDonald and Mary Ann Blake, tied at 71, with Jane Lankford and a blind draw.
Flight 2 -- Peggy Flygar and Louise Warnimont, 71; Ginny Campling and Nancy Donley, tied at 72, with Judy Woodward and Daryl Pierce.
Silver Tees: Elouise Burns and Claire Nacca tied at 65, with Barbara Tompkins and a blind draw.
Pinehurst: The Birdies played on Nov. 23 in an individual low net tournament. Donna Tanner led the field with a 78.
The Women's Golf Association played on Nov. 9 in a "Three Blind Mice" tournament. One best ball was needed on all holes, and upon completion of play three blind holes were posted and thrown out. Total score is for 15 holes. The individual winners: Jackie Meyer and Linda Smythe tied at gross 84.
Tournament winners: Jackie Meyer, Jean Funderburg, Franny Stewart, Cheri Guidice, 51; Lynn Cain, Jill Saum, Lisa Carothers, Mary Pappas, 51; Bette Rycroft, Marie Schneider, Cathy Renner, Diana Staley, 52; Mary Bartley, Patsy Parkhill, Diane McCarthy, Patricia Williamson, 52; Irene Corbin, Susan Smith, Diane Becker, Linda Bond, 52; Sue Griggs, Gay Padgett, Suzanne Greenleaf, Pat Milligan. 55.
Pinewild: The Pinewild Men played a team and individual match on the Holly Course and the format was two best balls on holes 1 to 9 and three best balls on holes 10 to 18.
Team results: Allan Vernier, Dick Horky, Stainton Smith and Al Fassett at 15-under par; Johann Rudzitis, Gordon Rednour, Steve Blecharczyk and a blind draw at 15-under par; Vern DeGrange, Dick Mitchell, Tony Petricola and a blind draw at 14-under par.
Individual results: Flight 1 -- Gross: Johann Rudzitis, 77; Tony Tucker, 80. Net: Spike Billings, 70; Allan Vernier, 72. Flight 2 -- Gross: Norm Elliott, 85; Tony Petricola, 90. Net: Al Fassett, 68; Jim Keffer, 73.
Closest to the pin winners were Dick Mitchell on No. 3, Walt Kaczynski on No. 8, Norm Elliott on No. 12 and Dick Horky on No. 17.
National: The Men's Day results for Nov. 21 are as follows:
Best 17 Holes -- Gross and Net: Andy Summers, gross 70. James Blank, net 63 and Sven Tilley, net 65.
Skins Game -- Andy Summers and Richard Gais, 4 each; Rick Finnin, 3; Pat Butcher, 2; Bob Faenza and Dave Dunn, 1 each.
Stableford -- James Blank plus-1.
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