Fairway Notebook: Five Holes-in-One Reported
Holes-In-One: Junior Jones, a member at Whispering Pines, made a hole-in-one on Feb. 12 while playing the 16th hole on the East Course.
He used his 3-iron to cover the 187 yards to the green. His playing partners were Chuck Daley, Dean Donley and John Gerwig.
Frank Young, a member of Whispering Pines, placed a one on his card on Feb. 16, while playing the 12th hole on the East Course.
He used his 7-wood to travel the 122 yards to the green. His playing partners were Tom Daughtrey, Pat Lynch and Don MacIlvaine.
Tom Cecka, a member of Pinewild, scored his ace on Feb. 19, on the 13th hole of the Teeth of the Dog course at Casa de Compo Resort in the Dominican Republic.
He hit his 7-iron for the 143 yard shot to the green. Witnessing this, his ninth hole-in-one, were his wife, Andy, Rick Ferris and Miriam Ferris.
Sue Leary, a member of Whispering Pines, carded her ace on Feb. 21, while playing the 12th hole of the East Course. The length from the silver tees is 85 yards. Her playing partners were her husband, Jerry, and Jane and Bob Adams.
Thomas Cherone, of North Prairie, Wis., aced the 170-yard third hole of the Hyland Golf Club on Feb. 27.
He used his 4-iron to reach the green. He was vacationing in the Sandhills with friends from Wisconsin.
Beacon Ridge: The Men’s Association held it’s annual Kickoff Memorial Tournament on Feb. 27, with a two best balls of the foursome format. The winners:
Flight 1 — Ed Schroeder, Terry Carraher, Chuck Teyssier and Dick Skobo, tied at 123, with Dennis Brobst, Jack Henrich, Jan Pollnow and John Cunningham. Jim Weiker, Doug Leslie, Stan Boley and Dick Halpin, tied at 126, with Larry Scott, Jim Mark, Pete Chase and Jim Schrum.
Flight 2 — Rich Martinez, Colin Swain, Gerry Buelow and Jack Berquist, 114; Mike Schurr, Bruce Bedder, Ron Price and Frank Land, 116; Dennis Kalp, Bill Price, Steve Gregory and Boyd Covault, 119.
Pinehurst: The Pinehurst Scramblers played on March 1, on Course No. 4 in a one best ball on odd holes and two best balls on even holes format. The winners:
First — Luther Hutchinson, Lou Mongelluzzo, Bill Sherman, Leo Ganater, 87. Second — Lowell Corbin, John McPhaul, Dick Haefele, Bob Rhodes, 92 (MOC); Mike Doyle, John Gerney, Sam Shirey, Jack Lafin, 92 (MOC).
Front nine — Bob Campbell, Greg Maushart, Bob Nielson, 43 (MOC). Back nine — John Bitting, Jack Owens, Jack Pritchard, John Wiatrak, 45.
Closest to the pin on the fourth hole was Jack Pritchard, just 2 feet, 5 inches.
The Birdies played on March 1, in a game of March Madness. On the front nine, it was one best ball on red and yellow flag holes and two best balls on white flag holes.
Flight A — Kathy Townsend, Patricia Williamson, Myrna Floyd, Donna Tanner, 87.
Flight B — Linda Bond, Joyce Mc-Wane, Patti Molloy, Billie Ozreider, 90.
Flight C — Michelle Satterfield, Deborah Groom, Nancy Dorato, 94.
Flight D — Eileen Lowrie, Judy Gemme, Nora Sinclair, Mary Kish, 85.
Birdies were made by Joan Sponik on No. 3, Donna Tanner on No. 7 and No. 11, Myrna Floyd, Patti Molloy and Sara Sutton on No. 16, Helga Pluckhorn on No. 4 and Louise Weiss on No. 3.
The Women’s Golf Association played on Feb. 25, in a one best ball on all holes plus the fewest number of putts on each hole (on green putts only). The winners were Dee Becker, Katie McCarthy and Bobbie Smith, 90.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played on Feb. 26, in a team low net contest. The winners were Charlie Brady, Charlie DeLaura, Al Gaeta and Carl Williams, 58.
On March 1, the Men’s Golf Association played a team event with one low gross plus two low net balls needed for scoring. The winners were Bill Blades, Charlie Brady, Larry Meyer and Jim Willard, 206.
Mid Carolina Men’s Golf Association: This group has been in existence since 1991. For the 2010 season, here are the golf clubs participating: Anderson Creek, Bayonet, Beacon Ridge, Carolina Trace, Deercroft, Foxfire, Kin’s Grant, Pinehurst, Pinewild, Seven Lakes, Whispering Pines and Woodlake.
Each competition will be reported in the Fairway Notebook.
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