Fairway Notebook: Better Weather Brings Aces
Hole-In-One: Jean Fish, a member at Longleaf, scored her first ace on March 19 while playing the 95-yard 15th hole. She used her 6-hybrid to reach the green. Her playing partners were Matti Jakobsen and Holly Meystre.
Chris Novak, of Pinewild, made her hole-in-one on April 2 on the Magnolia Course. She used her 7-wood to reach the 130-yard third hole. Completing her foursome were Pat King, Dolly Mott and Mary Scribner.
Dick Snow scored an ace on March 15 while playing at the Hyland Golf Club. He used his 3-wood to cover the 172 yards to the third hole. His witnesses were Jerry Kolkhorst and Hobie Fazenbaker.
Dan Ridenour, of Carthage, made a hole-in-one on March 15 while playing at the Hyland Golf Club. He used his 7-wood to reach the 155-yard third hole. His witnesses were Al Spoko, Rick Pennypacker and Keith Wright.
Jim McFadyen, of Roanoke, Va., made his hole-in-one on April 2 while playing the Hyland Golf Club. He used his Adams hybrid club to reach the 167-yard 10th hole. He was playing with Joe Gray and Dan McFadyen.
Dale Dakins, a member of The Bluff Golf Links, scored his first hole-in-one on March 21. He used a 9-iron from 110 yards on the eighth hole. Tom Berkmeyer was his playing partner.
Pinewild: The Women’s Golf Association played an ABCD Net Choke Tournament on the Holly Course on April 6. The team scores are as follows: Joann Sluder, Marie Gilbertson, Kay Cormier, Anke Buller, 190; Ginger Lash, Sandra Schnare, Lynn Walker, Blind Draw, 192; Sandy Gruin, Marilyn Otto, Karen Greene, Nancy Schmidt, 194; Debra Smith, Gay Strojny, Marilyn Mahan, Adrienne Oxendine, 195; Grace Hill, Shirley Wake, Denise Petricola, Jan Behnke, 195.
Bluff Golf Links: In a Wednesday Scramble played at 12:30, the winners were Parks Allred, Greg Jackson, Charlie Needham and Jerry Wagner. They scored 16 birdies and only two pars.
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Beacon Ridge: The 18-Hole Ladies Golf Association played on April 6 for their monthly Beacon Cup Tournament. Sarah Abbott won with a net score of 66.
Flight 1 — LaVonne Hurd, 64; Judy Kullberg, 68; Lois Ashley, Sonja, 73, and Olga Manning, all tied at 73. Flight 2 — Nancy Cunningham, 70; Cindy Osborne, 73; Barbara Keiffer and Carolyn James tied at 76. Flight 3 — Ann Doster, 68; Mary Snead and Millie Allen tied at 69; Edna Henrich, 71. Flight 4 — Linda Dunning, 68; Marianne Foley and Marilyn Holzerland tied at 74; Carolyn Johnson, 80. Sonja White won closest to the pin on No. 5.
The Men’s Golf Association played its monthly Ace of Aces Tournament on April 7. This is a low gross and low net contest with the winners qualifying for a Match Play Tournament in October. Low Gross Qualifiers: White Tees — Ed Schroeder, 78 Ace; Gold Tees — Bruce Bedder, 83 Ace. Low Net Qualifiers: White Tees — Max Picinich, 70 Ace.
Best net scores after qualifiers were: White Tees Flight 1 — George Talbot, tied at 72 with, Steve Auditore; Gary Kuhn, tied at 73, with Dick Van Horne. Flight 2 — Larry D’Amico, 72; Pete Chase, Tom Snead and Rich Zegar all tied at 74. Gold Tees Flight 1 — Ron Daly and Jim Abbott, tied at 67, Doug Leslie had 68. Flight 2 — John Kelly, 68; Doug Halpin, 69; George Butt, 72.
Seven Lakes: The Nine Hole Lakers played on April 7 in a Cordial Cup Plus Low Putts event. Diane Boston won the cup with a score of 33. Flight 1 — Betsy Jones, 35; Ellen Smith, 38; Ann McClymonds, 39. Flight 2 — Evelyn Launhardt, 34 MOC); Marge Randolph, 34 (MOC); Gerry Sullivan, 38.
Pinehurst: The Pinehurst Scramblers played on April 5 on No. 5. The format was a 4-ball Stableford (one for a par, three for a bird and five for an eagle).
The winners: First — Rick Gagliardo, Tom Holderby, Mat Marder, Bob Nielson, 92. Second — Bill Hannah, Charley Flood, Dave Kinney, Gale Smith, 85. Third — Bill Bancroft, Clark Conlon, John Gerney, Tom Knorr, 84. Front Nine — Bob Campbell, Mike Doyle, Paul Hoban, Luther Hutchinson. Back Nine — Tom Coleman, Dick Haefele, Jack Owens, Andy Paesani. Closest to the pin on No. 13 was Gale Smith.
The Birdies played on No. 1 on April 5 and the format was Ham and Eggs (one best ball from the first two players on the card and one best ball from the next two players on the card), with 95 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring. The winners: AA/BB — Billie Oxrieder, Joan Sponik, Rhonda Brooks, Sandy Smith, 121; Diana Staley, Susan Smith, Lisa Carothers, Bonnie Hanly, 123 (MOC); Sara Lee Sutton, Linda Bond, Betsy Bindley, Beth Bennington, 123 (MOC); Karen Fox Cook, Val Minick, Bette Rycroft, Thersia Noggle, 124. CC/DD — Debra Bauighman, Teresa Harmicar, Jo Rolman, Alice Drew, 123; Nancy McNally, Louise Weiss, Anne Burton, Anne Culwick, 125; Sue Ferretti, Olive Muiter, Karol Collins, Michelle Satterfield, 126; Linda Guiope, June Eichele, Rita Clayton, Regina Stoddard, 127.
The Women’s Golf Association played on April 1 in a TransNational Individual Low Net Tournament. The overall winner was Michelle Girade with 62. Flight 1 — Gross: Patty Moore, 77; Dianne Yelovich, 83. Net: Beth Bennington, 72 (MOC); Jackie Meyer, 72 (MOC). Flight 2 — Gross: Franny Stewart, 86; Betsy Bindley, 89. Net: Bonnie Hanly, 66; Paulette Clayton, 68. Flight 3 — Gross: Janice Mellus, 95; Cathy Hamblen, 96. Net: Bonnie Dingman, 64; Soung Ja Neubauer, 72. Flight 4 — Gross: Joyce McWane, 96 (MOC); Darya Glass, 96 (MOC); Net: Bonnie Smith, 67; Billie Oxrieder, 69. Flight 5 — Gross: June Eichele, 99; Sue Ferretti, 102. Net: Judy Silver, 69; Shirley Petersen, 72. Flight 6 — Gross: Janice Beigger, 98; Karol Collins, 100. Net: Gloria Dahlmann, 64; Deborah Groom, 65. Flight 7 — Gross: Germaine Conrad, 107; Irene Drew, 108. Net: Helen Brissette, 69; Barbara Raugh, 70.
The Silver Foils played on April 6 and the format was two best balls on the front nine and one best ball on the back nine. The winners were as follows: Joyce Harter, Kathy Mondock, Mira Reynolds, Mary Scott Arnold, 92 (MOC); Lulu Eichhorn, Dee Bilodeau, Ruth Ertel, Susan LaGraff, 92 (MOC); Pat Lambie, Joann Breslin, Marge Swinarton, Nancy Geddes, 93 (MOC).
The Chippers played on April 7 on No. 3 and the format was even holes plus No. 9, with 50 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring. The winners: Nancy Nielsen, 18; Sheryl Robinson, 20; Ruthi Walker, 21.
Whispering Pines: The Pinettes played on March 30 and April 1 in a two-person low net Ringers Tournament. Flight 1 — Marsha Paff and Barb Harp, 59; Marilyn Merry and Sandy Hallet, Betty MacDonald and Jane Lankford and Karen Hobbs and Helen Gibbons all tied at 60. Flight 2 — Elaine Fetters and Sallie Daughtrey, 57; Elke Phillingane and Anne Jones, 58; Alice Sheridan and Nancy O’Connell, 61. Flight 3 — Ann Gerwig and Betty Lou Kinney, Jan Flesca and Nancy Donley, tied at 61; Agnes Buckley and Pam Venet, Joan Gillis and Judy Woodard, Ginny Campling and Gloria Beck, all tied at 62. Flight 4 — Kimi McDevitt and Valerie Lehr, Jane Adams and Susan Leary, tied at 52; Sandra Grose and Mary Jane Barth, 63.
The Pinettes played on April 6 in an ABCD Tournament — 6-6-6 on the West Course. The winning teams: Isabelle Daley, Anne Gerwig, Lynn Hammond, Kimi McDevitt, 117; Judy Woodward, Nancy Kendrick, Mary Steffan, Jane Adams, 122; Debbie McCormick, Daryl Pierce, Rita Diffor, Claire Nacca, 125; Joy Hertel, Alice Pardy, Anne Jones, Valerie Lehr, tied at 127, with Helen Gibbons, Gloria Beck, Lois McKeon, Joyce Reitler.
The Men’s Golf Association played a two best ball event on April 7 with one best net and one best gross ball on each hole needed for scoring. Flight 1 — Tony Dodge, George Venet, Jim O’Malley and Jerry Leary, 130; Junior Jones, Jerry Lloyd, Pat Lynch and Jim Phillingane, 131. Flight 2 — Tom Daughtrey, Art Reetz, Joe Thomas and Chub Nintzel, 137; Stan Outland, Tom McKeon, Rudy Carlson and Stand Dudek, 139.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played on April 1 in a team and individual contest on the Holly Course. The format was two best balls of the foursome.
Winning teams: First — Rich Winkley, Frank Rezeli, Dick Mack and Paul Kaufmann, 27-under par; Second — Tim Moore, Dick Horky, Tony Munday and Jack Mahan, 26-under par; Third — Jim Destival, Jim Wilson, Don Schneider and Gil Underwood, 24-under par; Fourth — Vern DeGrange, Miles Baldwin, Jim Young and Walt Schramm at 23-under par; Fifth — Tom Clark, Lou Roth, David Gray and Jerry Rutherford at 22-under par; Sixth — Bill Pozdol, Frank Johnson, Thom Galusky and Joseph Owen at 22-under par.
Individual winners: Flight 1 — Gross: Rocco Simone, 74; Bernie Schultz, 75. Net: Bill Pozdol, 65; Vern DeGrange, 67. Flight 2 — Gross: Dick Horky, 79; Frank Rezeli, 80. Net: Mike Maggio, 66; Mike Tencza, 68. Flight 3 — Gross: Frank Johnson, 84; Tony Alvarez, 87. Net: Jim McMahon, 70; Mike Weisser, 73. Flight 4 — Gross: Dick Mack, 85; Jim Young, 90. Net: Kevin Carroll, 71; Don Schneider, 73. Flight 5 — Gross: Bill Montgomery, 88; Tony Patricola, 94. Net: Walt Schramm, 69; Joseph Owen, 73.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played on April 1 and the game was low gross and low net. The 18-hole winners were: Gross — Jo Ann Slayton, 94. Net — Lois Vollmer, 65. The 9-hole winners were: Gross — Doris Stone, 50. Net — Linda Parke, 37.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau Tournament on April 7 in a two best balls of the foursome format.
Overall winners: Harvey Koonce, Steve Zachary, Joel Rabdau and Lee Hancock with 110. Front nine winners: Bill Moore, Mike Moore, Vic Kendall and a blind draw, 56. Back nine winners: Joe Alden, Paul Aschmetat, Dick Baird and a blind draw, 52. Lee Hancock won low gross honors with 72. Jim Burrill won the Skins Game with only one skin on No. 9.
Knollwood: The Rainmakers played on April 5 in a Low Gross, Low Net and Low Putts tournament. Flight 1 — Gross: Penny Higgins, 41; Net: Jo Ann Slayton, 31; Putts: Marilyn Huntress and Lucky Levin tied at 14. Flight 2 — Gross: Doris Stone, 47; Net: Shirley Ross, 28; Putts: Pat Easter, 16. Flight 3 — Gross: Janet McDowell, 46; Net: Alberta Settzo, 32; Putts: Liz Green, 13. Flight 4 — Gross: Elizabeth Garner, 59; Net: Alberta Settzo, 31; Putts: Liz Green, 13. Flight 4 — Gross: Elizabeth Garner, 59; Net: Barbara Farr, 30; Putts: Norma Garfield, 14.
Woodlake: The Ladies Niners held their “Bunny Hop” team tournament on the front nine of the Palmer Course on April 5 with the following results: First — Sheila Mulvaney, Judy Kerr, Margie Spory and Barbara Schmidt, 58 (MOC); Second — Lois Vaughn, Barbara Misiaszek, Barbara Johnson and Eileen Roome, 58 (MOC); Joy Nuzzie, Katy Scroggins, Mary Lawrie, Lil Johnston, 61.
The Ladies Golf Association played their April Ace Day on the Maples Course and the results are as follows: Low Gross Ace — Lorraine Buracker, 101. Low Net Ace — Louise Plumb. Low Gross — Pat Bickoff, 97; Angie Forge, 101 (MOC). Low Net — Louise Plumb, 71; Lynn Ball, 73.
Ladies Golf Association played on April 1 on the Maples Course. The format was to toss out all par five holes, and 75 percent of each player’s handicap was used for scoring. Dot Dube won with 60.
Whispering Woods: The Ladies Golf Association played on April 6 in a Best 9 of 18 Tournament. Geri Scalia and Fannie Maines tied for first with net 22. Jean Hinkle and Carol LeMunyon tied for third with a net score of 25.
The Men’s Golf Association played on April 5 in a two low net format. Bill Bartlett, Bill Blades, Ken Pomeroy and Jim Willard, 115.
On April 7, the Men’s Golf Association played a Man in the Box contest, and the winning teams were Charlie Brady, John Hamm, Don Smedley and a blind draw with 126, and Bill Bartlett, Lloyd Brennan, Steve Luckhaus and Bill Woodruff with 131.
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers played their monthly Member’s Cup, a net tournament, with the following winners: Flight 1 — Bonnie Quesenberry, 67; Jenny Sherrill, 69; Judy Barrenger, tied at 70 with Carol Morris. Flight 2 — Jeanice Snyder, 68; Ginger Addis, 69; Nancy Jacobs, 70. Flight 3 — Dotty Garman, 68; Pat Hoffman, 70; Jenny Stuber, tied at 74, with Billie Joyce Hill.
National: The Men’s Day results for April 3 are as follows: Skins — Tom Keane and Tom Lorenz four each; Bob Knorr three; James Blank, Dick Tilley, Don Hearn, Norman Finegold one each.
Stableford: Tom Lorenz +2; Gary Gough +6; Don Hearn +4; Tom Keane +4; Dave Dunn +3; Bill Womble +2; Bob Knorr +2; Mike Fiske +2; Dick Tilley +1.
Team (two best net balls of the foursome): First — Tom Boals, Norman Finegold, Tom Lorenz and James Blank, 121; Ed Bernard, Bill Womble and Dick Tilley, 124.
Longleaf: The 18-Hole Ladies Golf Association played on April 1 and the game was low putts. Carol Crook, Jean Fish, Jan Fisher and Mary Oleck all tied at 33.
The 9-Hole Ladies played a game of Low Net on April 1 with Kath Sponsler winning with 34.
On March 31, the Men’s Golf Association played a Stableford Tournament, with Gary Carroll winning 22 points, Ted Gleason 21 points and Bob Leo 20 points. Ed Rowland won low net with 60 from the Gold Tees. Jim Steele won low net with 64 from the White Tees.
Foxfire: The 18-Hole Ladies played a Spring Ringers Event on April 6-7. The format was twosomes, with 90 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring. First — Jean Brown and Susan Williamson, 56. Second — Anita Clapp and Susan Manley, 59; Marion Bereznoff and Joan Fruiesen, 59; Kim Spaulding and Linda Ryder, 59. Third — Leslie Frusco and Sue Durham, 60.
Carolina Hickory Golf: April 16 is the date for Southern Pines. First tee time is 11 a.m. E-mail Bill Engelson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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