NANCY O'CONNELL: Fairway Notebook: Two Get Holes-in-One
Hole-In-One: Dot Kennihan, a member of the National Golf Club, recorded the third ace of her career Sept. 15th while playing in the ladies member-guest tournament. She used her 9-iron to reach the 95-yard ninth hole. Her playing partners were Nancy Patcke, Betty Lynch and Toni Goodrich.
Rich Gibbons, a member of Whispering Pines, made his second hole-in-one, Oct. 4 while playing the 170-yard 12th hole of the East Course at Foxfire. Witnessing this shot, which rattled the flag pole and dropped into the cup, were his wife, Helen, Susan Shorten and Pat Lynch.
Whispering Pines: The Men's Golf Association played Oct. 7, and the format was gross scores only, one from the two low handicappers and one from the two high handicappers in each foursome. Rich Gibbons, Lenny Mills, Jerry Lloyd and John Ginniff, and John Wheeler, Bob Flygar, George Venet and Joe Thomas tied at 153. Art Woodward, Mac McCormick, Phil Guzzo and Chub Nintzell had 154.
Beacon Ridge: The Beaconettes played Oct. 1 for the Beaconette Cup. Mary Snead had a 39 to win this month. A player can win the Beaconette Cup only once during the year.
Flight 1 -- Alice Shaughnessy, 38; Pat Land and Lore Olsen tied at 41.
Flight 2 -- Linda DeBrine, 40; Nancy Steelman and Linda Talbot tied at 41.
Hilda Krallinger won the 18-hole ladies monthly Beacon Cup tournament Oct. 6 with a net score of 74. Other winners: aVonne Hurd and Sonja White tied at 77; Ann Nueslein and Ellen Leslie tied at 79; and Barbara Card carded an 80.
The couples' championship was played Oct. 3 and 5, with the following results: Overall gross, Paul Sowell and Candy Alderman, 338; overall net, Carol and Ann Nueslein, 281.
Flight 1 -- Ron and Linda Dunning, net 288 by a match of cards (MOC); Jim and Sarah Abbott, 288 (MOC).
Flight 2 -- Terry and Barbara Card, 303; Jack and Marilyn Dumbleton, 312.
The Men's Golf Association played its monthly Ace of Aces tournament Oct. 7, with the following winners:
Gross: white tees, Ron Dunning, 77; gold tees, Ron Daly, 83.
Net: white tees, Stuart Chase, 67; gold tees, Bob Simpson, 68.
White tees flight 1 -- Cliff Barlow, Mike Schurr and George Talbot tied at 74.
White tees flight 2 -- Mike Wheeler, 68; Jamie Cagle and Chuck Teyssier tied at 69.
Gold tees flight 1 -- Jim Kullberg, 70; Bob Allen and Doug Leslie tied at 72.
Gold tees flight 2 -- Carl Nueslein, 69; Boyd Covault, 72; Holton Easter, 73; Norris Stanley, 75.
Cliff Barlow won closest to the pin from the white tees.
Scotch Riflemen: The Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 2001 held its annual golf tournament at Whispering Woods on Sept. 27. The tournament raised more than $400 to support historical sites in and around Moore County. The winning team, at three-under-par 69, consisted of Mark Dysart, Brent McDonald, Bret Dysart and Jack Dysart.
Pinehurst: The Women's Golf Association played two best balls of the foursome, and then each foursome could throw out any two holes for scoring. The winners were: Irene Corbin, Ann Nash, Nancy Geddes and Judy Silver, 103; Dorothy Olson, Audrae Thibodeau, Deborah Long and Patsy Parkhill, 107; Joyce McWane, Gay Padgett, Sue Griggs and Pat Milligan, 108; Helga Pluckhorn, Betsy Bindley, Anne Culwick and Teresa Harmicar, 109;
Jane Lee, Joan Sponik, Tee Noggle and Kathy Mondock, 110; Dee Bilodeau, Jean Conry, Janice Biegger and Jene Sakowski, 112; Sigrid Gross, Maureen Reeves, Courtney Herndon and Susan LaGraff, 113, and Margaret Cropley, Pat Durkee, Barbara Miklos and Regina Stoddard, 114.
Patty Moore is the women's club champion for 2009 after playing three 18-hole rounds Oct. 2-4 with a score of 217. JoAnn Sluder is the senior champion with her three-day total of 242. Linda Smythe is the super senior champion with a three-day scores of 255.
Flight 1 -- Valetta Pittman, 242; Maggie Sanger, 243; Debbie Smith, 251.
Flight 2 -- Nancy Brooks, 247; Donna Tanner, 248; Jackie Meyer, 248.
Flight 3 -- Teresa Errickson, 256; Jean Fecteau, 258; Amy Rich, 361.
Flight 4 -- Trish Christina, 280; Davida Jadlos, 280; Marie Schneider, 286.
Flight 5 -- Pat Anderson, 275; Julie Polk, 281; Ann Hall, 287.
Flight 6 -- Cathy Hamblen, 298; Rhonda Brooks, 301; Ruth Graham, 304.
Flight 7 -- Irene Corbin, 306; Jane White, 309; Lynette Crosby, 321.
Pinewild: The Men's Golf Association held an individual peer play match on the Magnolia Course in a gross and net format. The flight winners were:
Flight 1 -- Gross: Jim Moon, 76; Scott Sutherland, 77; Rich Grieshaber 79. Net: Greg McDuffie, 70; Rich Winkley, 72; Bernie Schultz, 72.
Flight 2 -- Gross: Bob Cormier, 79; Allan Vernier, 80; Doug Harper, 81. Net: Jack Godwin, 68; Bob Behnke, 69; Harold Bell, 72.
Flight 3 -- Gross: J. C. Norman, 83; Dick Mitchell, 86; Larry Perkinson, 87. Net: Bob Livingston, 71; Norm Elliot, 72; Thomas Buckley, 75.
Flight 4 -- Gross: Leo Zande, 86; Gary Lewis, 90; Don Schneider, 91. Net: Howard Schubert, 71; Kevin Connelly, 72; Stainton Ssmith, 73.
Flight 5 -- Gross: Andy Rueb, 90; Ken Powers, 93; Bill Stevens, 95 Net: Paul Kauffman, 71; Dave Blessings, 72; Daryl Clever, 72.
Closest to the pin on 3 was Duane Barlow, Mike Skrabak on 7, Bill Stevens on 12 and Jim Keffer on 15.
Midland: The Men's Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Oct. 7, in a format of two best balls of the foursome. The overall winners were Dave Petro, Jack Henderson, Jim Leonard and a blind draw at 117. Dick Baird, Paul Aschmetat, Richard Madeira and a blind draw won the front nine with 57. Ted Cadieu, Harvey Koonce, Joel Rabdau and Stephen Zachary won the back nine with 62.
Joel Rabdau won low gross with 78, and Dave Petro won low net with 67.
In the nine-hole Skins Game, Rick Stone won on 2 and Charles Childers on 7 and 9. Birdies were recorded by Richard Madeira on 1, Joel Rabdau on 2, Paul Aschmetat on 6, Jim Leonard on 7 and Richard Madeira on 15.
The Ladies Golf Association played a low gross and low net game Oct. 1, and the results were:
18-holes: Gross, Joanne Rabdau, 93; Net, Lois Vollmer, 71.
Nine-holes: Gross, Linda Parke, 47; Net, Carolyn Crenson, 34.
Linda Parke birdied hole 6.
Joanne Rabdau's score of 140 as the Club Champion was over 27 holes and not 36 holes as reported. The tournament was shortened due to inclement weather.
Whispering Woods: The Men's Golf Association played a "Mystery Golf" team event with Gaylord Maines, Earnest Rizzi, John Hamm and Ken Pomeroy scoring 132.
The Ladies Golf Association played a rain-shortened member-guest tournament. Only nine holes counted, and the winners were: Gerry Scalia and Barbara Gerber, net 29; Lisa Richie and Pat Punch, and Shirley Smedley and Peggy Jones tied at net 32; Carole Huber and Judy McGrath, and Margret Endrigat and Rita Byles, tied at 33.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played an individual game in flights. The winners were:
Flight 1 -- Paul Leach, 34; Steve Zachary, 35; Ted Cadieu, 39.
Flight 2 -- Paul Cottam, 34; Jack Henderson, 35; Jim Burrell, 36.
Flight 3 -- Dave Petro, 34, Bob Mellinger, 35; Bob Edwards, 37.
Flight 4 -- Len Grasso, 32; Joe Reilly, 37; Tom Bernett, 41.
Paul Leach and Steve Zachary tied at 41 for low gross honors. Len Grasso won low net with 32. Paul Leach birdied holes 1 and 3. Ted Cadieu won closest to the pin.
Seven Lakes: Sally Kindsvatter had a net 33 to win the Cordial Cup and low putts contest Oct. 7. Kindsvatter tied with Nancy Burgoon for low putts at 16.
Flight 1 -- Diane Boston, 35; Dot Sparke, 37.
Flights 2-3 -- Marge Randolph, 37; Evelyn Launhardt, 41.
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