Notebook: Two Holes-In-One Reported
Hole-In-One: Cindy Edgar, of Pinewild, made her first hole-in-one on Oct. 5, on the Magnolia Course, while playing the 135-yard third hole. She was competing in the Solheim Tournament and her playing partners were Kathy Lannon, Pat Marki and Arlene Knapp. Excitement ruled the day.
Gerd Puricz made a hole-in-one at Hyland Golf Club on Sept. 25 while playing the 154-yard third hole. He used his Mizuno 7-iron and his witness was Vince Dunn.
Southern Pines: Sharon Hinkle won the club championship with a two day gross total of 159. Flight winners were:
Flight 1 — Gross: Pat Billingham, 177; Ann Kendall, 178. Net: Elaine Workman, 140.
Flight 2 — Gross: Susie Ray, 192; Joan McCreedy, 209. Net: Ginger Addis, 151.
Flight 3 — Gross: Joy Shelton, 213; Flo DeSandy, 215. Net: Billie Joyce Hill, 157.
The Par Seekers played on October 5 in their monthly Member’s Cup Net Tournament. The winners:
Flight 1 — Judy Barrenger and Jeanice Snyder tied at 78; Ann Kendall and Joan McCreedy tied at 81; Louise Pierce, 83.
Flight 2 — Billie Joyce Hill, 74; Joy Shelton and Dotty German, tied at 75; Flo DeSandy, 77.
Whispering Pines: The fifth annual Friday Golf Gender Challenge was played on Oct. 1 between the Friday Femmes and the Bud Boys groups. The format for this competition is a better ball, match play, of each two person team, ladies against the men. One point is awarded for winning the front nine, one for the back nine and one for overall. One-half point is awarded for each tie.
The results: George Carfi and Tom Murphy vs. Charlaine Hirst and Dot DeMasi, 2.5 to 0.5; Kurt Ludke and Felix DeMasi vs. Jane Lankford and Isabelle Daley, 3 to 0; Marsha Paff and Mary Ann Blake vs. Ken Gagnon and Joe Ryan, 2.5 to 0.5; Ron Derrick and Tom Daughtrey vs. Marilyn Merry and Sandy Hallet, 3 to 0; Joe Merry and Jerry Lewis vs. Sallie Daughtrey and Nancy O’Connell 2.5 to 0.5; Gordon Galtere and Jerry Barton vs. Nancy Donley and Marge Tovey, 2 to 1.
Total: Men 13.5 – Ladies – 4.5
The Bud Boys now lead the challenge 4 to 1.
The Ninettes played on Oct. 4 on the back nine of the West Course. The format was “Three Clubs and a Putter.” Jane Adams won the first flight with net 39. Sandy Gerdes won flight two with net 43.
The Men’s Golf Association played on Oct. 5 in a two best net balls of the foursome. The results: Jim Phillingane, Fred Gruninger, Frank Carrara and Chris Reitler, 119; Phil Duggins, Ron Hendrick, Cody Talcott and Bob Tice, 122; Bill Stripling, George Venet, Michael Tile and John Ginniff, 123.
The Wanderers, a traveling group from Whispering Pines, played Anderson Creek Club on Oct. 5. The format was one best ball of each twosome. The winners:
Flight 1 — George Carfi and Rich Dougherty, 65; Chuck Daley and Dean Donley, 68 (MOC); Bill Campling and Tom Jones, 68 (MOC). Chuck Daley won low gross with 78 and Pat O’Malley won low net with 70.
Flight 2 — Jack Jakucyk and Blind Draw, 59; George Venet and Gerry Chupik, 64; Al Motta and John Harte, 65; George Venet won low gross with 83 and Jack Jakucyk won low net with 71.
On Nov. 18 the Wanderers will be at Pinewild.
Seven Lakes: The Women’s Golf Association held a two-week Ryderett Tournament on Sept. 21 and 28. The Blue Team won with a score of 9.5 to 6.5.
Connie Galford won the monthly Cordial Cup event with a net 69 on Oct. 5. Flight winners are as follows:
First — Peggy Ballew, 73; Diane Boson, 74.
Second — Nancy Peterson, 72; Joyce Charles, 74.
Woodlake: The Woodlake Ladies Niners played a “Net Best Ball Threesome” on Oct. 4 on the Palmer Course. The winners:
First — Joyce Boisvert, Norma Loase, Lillian Johnston, 31 (MOC); Lois Vaughn, Barb Schmidt, Margaret Corbin, 31 (MOC); Pat Brennan, Joyce Peterson, Sheila Essom, 34.
Pinewild: The Pinewild Men played individual “Peer Play” matches on the Magnolia Course. The winners:
Flight 1 — Gross: Scott Sutherland, 74; Jim Moon, 75; Tony Tucker, 81. Net: Bill Pozdol, 67; Bob Behnke, 68; Vern DeGrange, 70.
Flight 2 — Gross: Bill Kennedy, 85; John Cashion, 86; Harold Bell, 86. Net: Art Lannon, 71; James O’Brien, 72; Ron Johnson, 75.
Flight 3 — Gross: Gordon Rednour, 83; David Lynn, 90; Jim Young, 93. Net: JC Norman, 66; Ron Joseph, 73; Bill Montgomery, 74.
Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Bill Kennedy, on No. 7 Mike Tencza, on No. 12 Rich Winkley and on No. 15 Jerry Rutherford.
Beacon Ridge: Hilde Krallinger won the 18-Hole Ladies monthly Beacon Cup Round played on Oct. 5 with a net 69. Flight winners:
First — LaVonne Hurd, 68; Joyce Loney, 70; Pat Mark, 71.
Second — Olga Manning, 69; Janice Sargert, 72; Mary Snead, 73.
Third — Lindy DiBella, 70; Ellen Leslie, 75; Marilyn Dumbleton, 75.
Fourth — Mary McMahon, 71; Linda Dunning, 77; Linda DeBrine, 81.
Mary Snead won the Beaconettes October Cup with a net score of 31.
Pinehurst: Curtis Richardson is the 2010 Low Gross Champion of the Men’s Golf Association with rounds of 71 and 75 for a total of 146, played over two weeks in September.
Sterling Stetson is the 2010 Low Net Champion with scores of 64 and 69 for a 133 total. Net winners by flight were:
Flight 1 — John Hamblen, 63-70—133; Tony Embrey, 63-72—135; Pete Wilkinson, 64-74—138; Jeff Smythe, 69-70—139 (MOC); Evan Whalley, 64-77—139 (MOC); Ken Hepner, 66-74—140.
Flight 2 — William Norris, 65-73—138; David Cook, 68-71—139; Stanley Peterson, 69-71—140 (MOC); Terry Davis, 67-73—141 (MOC); Ray Dingman, 68-73—141; Bill May – 68-75—143.
Flight 3 — Joe Gregory, 68-72—140; John Wiatrak, 67-74—141; Ron Reynolds, 66-75—141; Joseph Sobon, 69-78—145.
The Silver Foils played on Oct. 5 in a “Better Ball of Pair” low gross and low net tournament.
The winners were: Gross — Diane McCall and Jean Conry, 82; Betsy Bindley and Blind Draw, 85; Louise Burton and Sandy Smith, 86. Net — Emma Howerton and Blind Draw, 68; Vera Gabriel and Elsie Jasinski, 69 (MOC); Marge Swinarton and Pauline Roe, 69.
Midland: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau Tournament on Oct. 6 and the format was two best balls of the foursome.
Overall winners were Bill Crenson, Steve Zachary, Paul Aschmetat and Pat Ryan, 119. Front nine winners were Mike Lloyd, Harvey Koonce, Art Gula and Lee Hancock, 58. Back nine winners were Joe Alden, Dick Baird, Joel Rabdau and Dick Madeira, 58.
Art Gula won low gross with 77.
In the 9-Hole Skins game, Dick Kelly won on No. 3, Charles Childers on No. 7, Dave Petro on No. 9. Dick Kelly won low gross in this event.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played on Oct. 6 and the game was individual low net by flights.
Flight 1 — Rick Stone, 29; Bill Crenson, 33 (MOC); Justen Hendrix, 33 (MOC).
Flight 2 — Chuck Crum, 28; Mac Andrews, 35; Joe Alden, 36.
Flight 3 — Dick Baird, 34; Chark Russell, 35 (MOC); Jim Shoemaker, 35 (MOC).
Rick Stone won low gross with 37 and Chuck Crum won low net with 28.
National: The Women’s Golf Association, 18-Hole Division, played on Oct. 7 for its President’s Cup. Gross winners — Norma Hyland, 85; Dot Kennihan, 89. Net winners — Kathy Fiske, 70; Pat Blank, 73.
Carol Spears won the 9-Hole division with 43.
The Men’s Golf Association played on Oct. 2 with the following results:
Stableford — Tom Lorenz, +4; Jim Blank, +4; Ron Coffman, Jr., +3.
Skins — Ron Coffman, Jr. made one, Peter Vanica, Clair Smith and Bill Womble all made two.
In the Two Player Blind Draw the winning team was Peter Vanica and Tom Lorena with 63.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played on Oct. 6 in a threesome’s team event, with one low net ball needed for scoring.
The winning team was Rich Moran, Tony Rodiquez and Hank Smallacombe with 53.
On Oct. 4, the game was three low net balls of each foursome. The winners were Bob Carlson, John Hamm, Fred Miller and Rich Moran with 200.
On Oct. 6 the game was Mystery Golf played in foursomes. Tom Lyon, Tom Nagele, Phil Scalia and Bill Woodruff with 153.
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