Fairway Notebook: Elliott Collects Ace
Hole-in-One: John Elliott, a member at the Bluff Golf Links, aced the par-3 eighth hole on June 30. He used his 7-iron to cover the 155 yards to the green. Playing with him were Starling Pride, Walt Capel, Raymond Ingram and Guy Morrison.
Pinewild: The Women’s Golf Association played July 19 on the Holly Course in a peer play – low gross/low net tournament.
Flight 1 – Gross: Judith Kelley, 73; Jean Grieshaber, 76; Carol Pitzer, 77. Net: Kay Rednour, 68; Peggy Clark, 68; Gay Strojny, 68.
Flight 2 – Gross: Marie Gilbertson, 86; Linda Critzer, 90; Shirley Wake, 92. Net: Janet Clark, 66; Chris Johnson, 68; Mary Schneider, 70.
Flight 3 - Gross: Jan Behnke, 95; Nancy Reutter, 96; Marilyn Mahan, 98. Net: Jan Cashion, 65; Liz Ploston, 67; Gayl Welter, 72.
Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Barbara Tencza and on No. 17 it was Janet Clark.
The Women’s Golf Association played July 26 on the Magnolia Course in an ABCD tournament. The format was one best ball on odd holes and two best balls on even holes.
The winners: Diane Vosilus, Debra Smith, Dee McMahon, Jeanne Alvarez, 92 (MOC); Nan Moore, Shirley Wake, Pat Watterworth, Kay Cormier, 92; Jean Grieshaber, Gay Strojny, Karen Smith, Nancy Niedermaier, 96.
The Women’s Golf Association hosted the 9-holers for the 18/9 Holers Invitational on Aug. 2 in a team gross best ball scramble. Competition was on the front nine of the Magnolia Course.
First – Betsey Mitchell, Lynne Moore, Judy Connelly, Kay Buckley, 34. Second – Karen S. Smith, Mary Ann Smith, Marilyn Elliott, Jeannie DeParis. Third – Sally Manich, Susan Fassett, Mary Jane Hegedus, Cathy Jones, 38.
The Women’s Golf Association played Aug. 9 in an ABCD elimination scramble: Kay Rednour, Barbara Tencza, Chris Johnson, Sue Fassett, 68 (MOC); Diane Vosilus, Karen Smith, Liz Polston, Judith Kelley, 68 (MOC); Third – BJ Fulcher, Marcia Krasicky, Patty Hmel, Jan Behnke, 69 (MOC).
The Men’s Golf Association played July 28 in an ABCD and individual matches tournament on the Holly Course. The format was two best balls on odd holes and three best balls on even holes.
Team: Bob Behnke, Johann Rudzitis, Bill Graning, Allen Fassett, 30 under par; Frank Rezeli, Rex Smith, Dick Mack, Stainton Smith, 29 under par; Bob Weber, Harold Bell, Norm Elliott, Bill Montgomery, 27 under par.
Individual: Flight 1 – Gross – Johann Rudzitis, 71; Rocco Simone, 72. Net – Bob Behnke, 64; Michael Young, 66. Flight 2 – Gross – Jim McMahon, 79; Norm Elliott, 80. Net – Harold Bell, 67; JC Norman, 68. Flight 3 – Gross – Jim Keffer, 79; Ron Johnson, 90. Net – Dick Mack, 68; Joe Owen, 70.
Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Tom Vicenik, on No. 8 Glenn Manich, on No. 12 Jim McMahon, and on No. 17 Norm Elliott.
The Men’s Golf Association played a team ABCD and individual contest on the Magnolia Course with two best balls needed for scoring. Scoring was on holes one to five from the red tees, holes six to 10 from the white tees, holes 11 to 15 from the blue tees, and holes 16 to 18 from the black tees.
Team: Flight 1 – Gross – Bill Pozdol, 78; Jim Moon, 79. Net – Harold Bell 70; Michael Young, 71. Flight 2 – Gross – Walt Kaczynski, 84; Jack Godwin, 84. Net – Pat Mastandrea, 68; Warren Crabill, 71. Flight 3 – Gross – Gene Lyszyk, 83; Dick Mitchell, 85. Net – Joe Owen, 68; Ted Kenny, 71.
Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Dick Mack, on No. 7 it was Bob Sweed, on No. 12 it was Ed Rackowski, and on No. 15 it was Jim Keffer.
Woodlake: The Ladies’ Niners down 150 tournament was played Aug. 8 on the Maples Course. The winners: Flight A – Pat Hruska, 30; Brenda Tillman, 33; Elena Burd, 35. Flight B – Barb Schmidt, 33; Pat Brennan, 36; Margie Spory, tied at 38, with Norma Loase. Flight C – Mary Lawrie, 30; Ellen Harris, 32; Katy Scroggins, 35.
The Ladies Golf Association played Aug. 9 on the Palmer Course. The game was par-3 holes only. Wanda Parker, 7 (MOC); Almira Weber, 7 (MOC); Dee Kirschke, 8 (MOC); Lynn Ball, 8 (MOC).
The Ladies Niners played a true/false tournament on the Palmer Course on Aug. 1: Flight A – Sook Shin, 17 (MOC); Brenda Tillman, 17 (MOC); Joy Nuzzie, 17 (MOC). Flight B – Mary Lawrie, 13 (MOC); Norma Loase, 13 (MOC); Margie Spory, 14.
Beacon Ridge: Pat Land won the 18-Hole Ladies monthly Beacon Cup with a net 70. The winners: Flight 1 – Sonja White, 72; Hilde Krallinger 72; LaVonne Hurd, 75; Joyce Loney, 75. Flight 2 – Marianne Foley, 71; Marilyn Dumbleton, 72; Linda Dunning, 73.
Mary Snead won closest to the pin on No. 15.
Susan Schurr won the Aug. Beaconette Cup with a net score of 33. Linda DeBrine scored 30, Sue Sikes 34 and Ann Doster and Sandra Easter tied at 35.
The 18-Hole Ladies played their President Cup tournament July 18, 19, 26 in a match play format. Flight 1 – Sonja White defeated Hilde Krallinger, 1 up. Flight 2 – Linda Talbot defeated Pat Land, 2 up.
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers played Aug. 9 and the game was to throw out one hole on each nine. Flight 1 – Susie Ray, 60; Elaine Workman, 61; Louise Pierce and Judy Barrenger tied at 62. Flight 2 – Rosemary Dietrichson, 63; Nancy Jacobs, 64; Joy Shelton, 65.
Foxfire: The Ladies Golf Association played a game of low net on holes starting with T and F. Sandy Williams was first with net 35, and Brenda Sheldon, Kim Spaulding and Jean Brown tied at 37.
Seven Lakes: The Women’s Golf Association played a 1-2-3 game Aug. 9, one best ball, two best balls, and three best balls on designated holes. Team A – Roni Hann, Linda Strohmenger, Melva Johnston and Marilyn Quintana, 133. Team B – Mary Ann Gerney, Grae Starwald, Peggy Ballew and Betty Larson, 133.
The Nine Hole Lakers played Aug. 10 from the green tees with the following winners: Flight 1 - Nancy Burgoon, 35. Flight 2 – Maureen Malone, 32; Lillian Schafer, 35.
Pinehurst: The Birdies played Aug. 8 in a “step-aside” Nassau tournament, with 90 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring.
A – Group: Front – Carol Hannah, Gloria Sectish, Tee Noggle and Sue Griggs, 32 points. Back – Donna Tanner, Jane Lee, Joyce McWane, 35 points.
B – Group: Front – Terry Harmicar, Silvia Bisbe, Estelle Menke and Jill Saum, 31 points. Back – Irene Corbin, Sue Smith, Jan Kuklok, 37 points.
C – Group: Front – June Eichele, MJ White, Marcia Davis and Josie Maniskas, 35 points. Back – Nancy McNally, Sandra Weir, Linda Bond and Blind Draw, 36 points.
D – Group – Front – Joyce Riedell, Jo Rolman, Darlene Skinner, Glenna Pope, 33 points. Back – Regina Stoddard, Caroly Shaffer, Audrae Thibodeau, Blind Draw, 37 points.
The Silver Foils played Aug. 9 in a mixer format and two best balls of the foursome were needed for scoring. First – Jean Funderburg, Silvia Bisbe, Nancy Cassidy, Diane McCarthy, 126. Second – Flossie Parks, Pauline Roe, Solita Hawes, Mary Wardrop, 128 (MOC). Third – Nancy Blum, Sigrid Gross and Zona Willis, 128 (MOC).
The Chippers played Aug. 10 in a low gross game on Course No. 5: Jackie Romanker, 51; Donna May, 52; Pat Wallace, 55.
The Women’s Golf Association played Aug. 4 in a National Coast Guard Day. The format was one best ball on red and yellow flag holes and two on white flag holes: Lynn Delgarn, Jean Conry, Teresa Harmicar, Nancy Dorato, 79; Marcia Davis, Jane Lee, Patricia Christina, Nancy McNally, 81; Roe Lyons, Mary Pappas, Lisa Carothers, Franny Stewart, 83 (MOC); Jeanne Casey, Michelle Satterfield, Lynette Crosby, Patsy Rhody, 83 (MOC); Tonya Brown, Maggie Sanger, Pat Anderson, Joan Sponik, 83 (MOC).
The Women’s Golf Association played a summer sizzle scramble on Course No. 4: Lynn Delgarn, Jakki Whitten, Betsy Bindley, Terri Harmicar, 45 (MOC); Janet Baron, Brenda Thomas, Bonnie Becker-Jones, Marcia Davis, 45 (MOC); Patsy Parkhill, Audrae Thibodeau, Nancy Blum, Diane McCarthy, 47; Susan Smith, Jan Kuklok, Soung Ja Neubauer, Cathy Hamblen, 48; Sandy Smith, Regina Stoddard, Ann Nash, Marjorie Swinarton, 49.
The Men’s Golf Association played the second round of their member/member tournament Aug. 2 and 3. The format was a better ball on the front nine and an alternate shot on the back nine.
The winners Aug. 2: Overall – Curtis Richardson and Richard Osborne, 127. First – Howard Milligan and John Zalewski, 128; second – Dave Kinney and Larry Ringen, 129 (MOC); third – Sterling Stetson and Steven Wright, 129 (MOC); fourth – John Malpass and John Vann, 131 (MOC); fifth – Robert Dauenhauer and Charles Oxrieder, 131 (MOC); sixth – Stanley Peterson and Richard Smetana, 131 (MOC).
The winners on Aug. 3: Overall – Jim Casey and Frederick Flemming, 129 (MOC); first – Ron Kuklok and Vince Gamble, 129 (MOC); second – John Gerney and Alan Greenblatt, 131 (MOC); third – Bob Edens and Robert Verzera, 131 (MOC); fourth – Gary Rathburn and Ron Kuzniar, 131 (MOC); fifth – Ronald Hasbrouck and Joe Pizzi, 132.
Tuesday – Front nine: Howard Milligan and John Zalewski, 29 (MOC); Dennis McCann and Phil Reaper, 29 (MOC); Curtis Richardson and Richard Osborne, 30 (MOC). Back nine – John Malpass and John Vann, 31; Howard Milligan and John Zalewski, 32 (MOC); Lee Nagle and Jay Vogel, 32 (MOC).
Wednesday – Front nine – Ron Kuklok and Vince Gamble, 31; Jim Casey and Frederick Flemming, 32 (MOC); Richard Berkshire and Richard Johnston, 32 (MOC). Back nine – Richard Berkshire and Richard Johnston, 31 (MOC); Richard Moss and Bob Sandler, 31 (MOC); Clay Cathey and Hank Struck, 33 (MOC).
Knollwood: The Rainmaker results for Aug. 8 in a low net tournament: Flight 1 – Dot Smith, 31; Lackana Levin and Dee Hancock tied at 35. Flight 2 – Carole Amlot, 36; Bonnie Colwell, 38.
The Sandblasters results for Aug. 9 in a two best balls of the foursome contest: Paul Cottom, Ron Flock, Joe Alden, Dick Baird, 55; Wallace Gourley, James Burrill, John Conroy, Richard Lawrenson, 57; John Wunderlin, Dean Walker, Chuck Crum, John Clavin, 59.
Harvey Koonce won low gross with 37, and John Conroy won low net with 29. Bill Bradley won closest to the pin.
Whispering Pines: The Ninettes played Aug. 1 in their member/member tournament on the front nine of the East Course. JoAnn Boron and Margaret Pluff won with net 71.
The Ninettes played Aug. 8 in a ones game, counting only holes one, six, seven, eight and nine with one-half of each player’s handicap used for scoring. Flight 1 – Margaret Pluff, 20.5 (MOC); Shirley Sherril, 20.5 (MOC). Flight 2 – Sandy O’Malley, 25.5.
The Pinettes played Aug. 9 on the West Course in an AABB – CCDD tournament. Flight 1 – Diane Hendrick, Janet Schultz, Elke Phillingane, Judy Woodward, 192. Helen Gibbons, Debbie McCormick, Nancy Kendrick, 197; Karen Wheeler, Mary Ann Blake, Marilyn Merry, Kathy Schroedter, 197.Flight 2 – Alice Pardy, Pam Venet, Susan Leary, Valerie Lehr, 207; Betty Hendrix, Peggy Flygar, Daryl Pierce, Joyce Reitler, 210.
Hal Dugenske is the 2011 Club Champion for the Men’s Golf Association. He defeated Bill Wade in match play 5 and 3.
Flight 2 – Jim Kelley defeated Chet Paff 2 and 1. Flight 3 – Bob Cunningham defeated Paul Hallet 6 and 5. Flight 4 –Rich Gibbons defeated Dick Mills 5 and 3. Flight 5 – Stafford Thornton defeated Chris Reitler 4 and 3.
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 10 in a 1-2-3 format, low net scores only, one on par-5 holes, two on par-4 holes and three on par-3 holes.
The winners: Jim Kelley, Paul Hallet, Bill Hobbs, Michael Tile, 98; George Venet, Tommy Nacca, Rich Mancuso, Joe Thomas, 100; Bob Beck, Ron Hendricks, John Harte, Tom Harp, 102.
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