Fairway Notebook: Three Score Holes-in-One
Hole-In-One: Dipak Patel, a member at Bluff Golf Links, scored his ace Aug. 13 while playing the 129-yard 13th hole, using his 9-iron. His playing partners were Bascom Johnson and Robbie and Austin Scarboro.
Eddie Simms, a member of Pinewild, posted his first-ever hole-in-one Aug. 15. He used his 8-iron to ace the 131-yard 17th hole of the Holly Course. His playing partners were Jim O’Brien, Glen Robison and Tom Greene.
Doe Ann Litton made her first career ace while playing at Hyland Golf Club Aug. 21. She holed a 7-iron on the 103-yard 10th hole. Her husband, Douglas Litton, witnessed the event.
Bluff Golf Links: The Jeff Horton Charity Tournament was played Aug. 13 with the following winners: Heath Lupo, Shawn Beasley, Thomas Muller and Dawg Pitman, 15 under par. Marty Talbert, Jonathon Phillips, Todd Burleson, P.J. Blankenship, 13 under par (MOC). Dipak Patel, Bascom Johnson, Robbie and Austin Scarboro, 13 under par (MOC).
Whispering Pines: Marilyn and Joe Merry won the first annual Couples Championship Aug. 21 with a net 60. The format was best ball on holes one to nine and Pinehurst alternate shot on holes 10 to 18.
Tied for second were Lu and Marilyn Navarro, Bill and Gladys Wade and Bill and Carol Saylor with net 62. Dean and Nancy Donley, Dave and Sharon Mathias, Bob and Gloria Beck and Don MacIlvaine and Mary Steffan tied at net 63.
The Pinettes played an odd-holes-only contest Aug. 23, on the East Course. The winners: Flight 1 – Karen Hobbs, 38; Helen Gibbons, tied at 39, with Dot DeMasi. Flight 2 – Barbara Fulghum, 38; Alice Sheridan, 40. Flight 3 – Judy Woodward, 36; Nancy O’Connell, 38; Elke Phillingane, tied at 39, with Nancy Kendrick. Flight 4 – Daryl Pierce, 36; Mary Steffan, 37; Betty Lou Kinney, 39. Flight 5 – Edie Azar, 39; Joyce Reitler, 40; Kimi McDevitt, 42.
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 17 in a modified best ball format; one low net and one low gross were needed for scoring. Jim Phillingane, Ron Hendrick, Jake Jakucyk, 125. Tied at 137 were the teams of Fred Gruninger, Gerald Leary, Michael Tile; Don MacIlvaine, Bill Hobbs, Stafford Thornton; Bob Beck, Rich Gibbons, Bill Saylor.
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 24 and the format was two best net balls of the foursome. First – Jim Phillingane, Jim Kelley, Rick McNulty and Jack Jakucyk, 121. Second – John Harte, Pat O’Malley, Bill Stripling, John Saul, 128.
The Ninettes played Aug. 22, in an “odds” game (scoring was on odd numbered holes only). One-half of each player’s handicap was used for scoring. Competition was on the front nine of the East Course. Flight 1 – Margaret Pluff, 25. Flight 2 – Linda Schubert, 25; Sandy O’Malley, 26.
Pinehurst: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Aug. 16 on Course No. 6.
Overall – Thomas Burton, Lyman Johnson, Jim Allen, Robert Campbell, 123; David Cook, Robert Saum, Larry Scanlan, Donald Staley, 125 (MOC); Don Kinney, Randy Whitten, Mark Bodenheimer, Larry Ringen, 125 (MOC). Front nine – Douglas Adams, Phil Reaper, Robert Van Laningham, Dennis McCann, 58; Robert Nielsen, William Norris, Robert Dauenhauer, Charles Oxrieder, 61; Antoni Chempinski, Howard Schwartz , Wayne Cooper, Terry Lane, 62. Back nine – James Cooley, John Munz, Joseph Sousa, Tony Embrey, 60; William Noggle, Jim Tomashoff, Tom Little, Donald Marchetti, 62 (MOC); Bill Moore, Dunton Wyatt, Dave Kinney, Garry Walsh, 62 (MOC)
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 17 in a Nassau tournament, with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring. Competition was on Course No. 6.
Overall – Clay Cathey, Hank Struck, James Jacobsen, Jim Boyd, 120; Vince Gamble, Terry Allie, Charles Clayton, Merle Lewis, 121; Jack McCall, Mike Wallace, David Brown, Ronald Wiles, 123. Front nine – Robert Hoffman, Gale Smith, John Brewster, John Lammers, 59; Jerry Dunn, John Mattoon, David Funderburg, Gerald Weston, 60; Jim Casey, Frederick Flemming, Walt Bond, Richard Means, 62. Back nine – Edward Carey, Jim Vigilis, George Vickers, Kenneth Boyle, 59; Bob Edens, John McNeill, Jay Carothers, Ken Hepner, 61; Steve Mager, Ronald Speedling, Paul Locklear, Mark McFarland, 62.
The Silver Foils played in the Williamson Memorial Tournament July 12 with Tricia Johnson and Betsy Bindley tied for low gross at 85.
On July 22, Tricia Johnson won in the 18-hole playoff with a gross score of 81. Betsy Bindley was second with 86. Paulette Clayton was third with 86. Net winners: Courtney Herndon, 63; Irene Corbin, 66; Sigrid Gross, 67.
The Women’s Golf Association played an individual low gross and low net tournament Aug. 18 on Course No. 3. Jackie Meyer was the overall winner with a gross score of 79.
Flight 1– Gross: Maggie Sanger, 81; Diane Becker, 83. Net: Chris Lawn, 71 (MOC); Jean Funderburg, 71(MOC).
Flight 2 –Gross: Diana Staley, 86; Sis Liston, 87. Net – Jean Sponik, 73 (MOC); Tee Noggle, 73 (MOC).
Flight 3 –Gross: Terri Harmicar, 90; Mary Pappas, 91. Net: Lorraine Allie, 73; Gay Padgett, 77.
Flight 4 - Gross: Cathy Hamblen, 92; Lisa Carothers, 93. Net: Soung Ja Neubauer, 72; Billie Oxrieder, 73.
Flight 5 –Gross: Jan Kuklok, 99 (MOC); June Eichele, 99 (MOC). Net: Zona Willis, 74; Pat Collins, 76.
Flight 6 –Gross: Carol Alexander, 104; Anne Culwick, 109. Net: Helen Brissette, 74. Carolyn Shaffer, 76.
The Women’s Golf Association played Aug. 25 in a throw it out tournament. The format was one best ball on all holes, then throw out one par-3, one par-4 and one par-5. The winners: Lisa Carothers, Gay Griffith, Judi Avist, Roe Lyons, 45 (MOC); Tonya Brown, Pat Anderson, Tee Noggle, Kimberly Kettering, 45 (MOC); Gail Ford, Sheryl Robinson, Jodi Barth, Susan Smith, 48 (MOC); Marilynn Gerney, Jan Kulok, Nancy Bouldry, Mary Lou Greenblatt, 48 (MOC); Trish Christina, 48; Donna Tanner, 48; Bonnie Howard, Maggie Sanger, 48 (MOC); Betsy Bindley, Nancy Durato, Lynn Delgarn, Terri Harmicar, 49 (MOC); Jimmie Hepner, Nan Wood, Susan LaGraff, MJ Zinn, 49 (MOC). Donna Tanner won low gross with 78.
The Chippers played Aug. 24 and the game was that each player could throw out their worst hole; 90 percent of each player’s handicap was used for scoring. Competition was on Course No. 3. The winners: Jackie Romanker, 30; Jeanne Mager, 31 (MOC); Nancy Neilson, 31 (MOC).
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers’ results for Aug. 23 in a three blind mice contest, with holes four, five and 15 thrown out. Flight 1 – Ann Kendall and Louise Pierce tied for first with net 58. Jenny Sherrill was second with 60. Flight 2 – Carol Morris was first with net 59 and Ginger Addis was second with 60. Flight 3 – Rosemary Dietrichson was first with 61 and tied for second at 63 were Joy Shelton, Dotty Garman and Pat Hoffman.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played Aug. 18 and the game was low net scores for 9-holes. Flight 1 – Joann Slayton, tied at 37, with Bev Braunscheidel, 37; Sally Kelly, tied at 38, with Doris Stone. Flight 2 – Georgia Snow, 33; Mary Ann LaLonde, 34.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Aug. 24 and scoring was two best balls of the foursome. Overall winners were Henry Fuhrmann, Harvey Koonce, Richard Madeira, Blind Draw, 114. Harvey Koonce won low gross with a 79.
In a nine-hole skins game the winners were Paul Cottam on hole No. 2, Chuck Crum on hole No. 5, Bill Crenson on hole No. 6, Charles Childers on hole No. 7 and Dick Lawrenson on hole No. 8. Jim Braunscheidel won low gross with 41 and Jack Henderson won low net with 32.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played an ABCD team and individual matches Aug. 18 on the Magnolia Course. The format was two best balls on holes one to nine and three best balls on holes 10 to 18. Team winners: Mike Critzer, Howard Schubert, Ed Biebrich, 24 under par; Miles Baldwin, Bob Mason, Jim O’Brien, Skip Kendrick, 19 under par; Frank Rezeli, Norm Elliott, Ron Davis, 18 under par.
Individual winners: Flight 1 – Gross: Frank Rezeli, 78; Miles Baldwin, 80. Net: Rex Smith, 68; Doug Harper, 69. Flight 2 – Gross: Dave Lynn, 83; Warren Crabill, 85. Net: Bob Mason, 70; David Gray, 72. Flight 3 – Gross: Howard Schubert, 86; Stainton Smith, 89. Net: Don Garratt, 69; Jim O’Brien, 73. Flight 4 – Gross: John Wake, 91; Ted Kenny, 93. Net: Ed Biebrich, 66; Ron Davis, 72. Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Norm Elliott, on No. 7 Vince Leone, on No. 12 John Wake and on No. 15 Bob Mason.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 19 in a team event with two low net scores needed for scoring. Glenn Bernard, Bud Henty, Ken Pomeroy and a Blind Draw had 116.
On Aug. 22 the Men’s Golf Association played a team event and the format was one low net on the front nine and two low nets on the back nine. Harley Frick, Tom Lyon, Joe Matejka and Tony Rodriquez, won with a score of 90.
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 24 in a team event with two low net scores needed on even holes on the front nine and odd holes on the back nine. Al Gaeta, Rich Moran, Jerry Moran and Hank Smallacombe won with 47.
Beacon Ridge: The 18-Hole Ladies played a low net round with the pro choosing the nine holes that would count for the score. Flight 1 – Joyce Loney, 35; Pat Mark, 35; LaVonne Hurd, 39; Hilde Krallinger, 39; Sonja White, 39. Flight 2 – Millie Allen, 33; Marilyn Dumbleton, 35; Marianne Foley, 38. Flight 3 – Kathleen Deignan, 37; Ann Doster, 38; Jeanie Auditore, 39; Dawn Shapiro, 39. Dawn Shapiro won closest to the pin on No. 5.
The Beaconettes played a match play tournament Aug. 25. Winners of their matches were Jo Ann Dyson, Bev Covault, Mary McMahon, Mary Snead, Sue Sikes, Linda Talbot, Linda DeBrine and Sally Terrutty. Matches that ended all square were Pat Wartman and Jo Nicholas, and Susan Schurr and Sandy Easter.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played Aug. 23 in a two best balls of the foursome contest. The winners were: Len Grasso, Jack Henderson, Steven Zachary, 53; Dick Baird, Jim Braunscheidel, Paul Aschmetat, Chuck Crum, 58; Bill Bradley, Derrick North, Dick Heilman, Justin, 58. Jack Henderson won low gross with 37.
The Rainmaker results for Aug. 22 in a low gross and low gross minus putts competition: Flight 1 – Gross - Doris Stone, 44. Low gross minus putts – Lucky Levin, 27. Flight 2 – Gross – Mary Curl, 52. Low gross minus putts – Peggy Crew, 37. Flight 3 – Gross – Marie Wojcieszak, 59. Low gross minus putts – Honey Hackett, 39.
Longleaf: The Longleaf Ladies played a crier’s throw-out game Aug. 18. Each player’s three worst holes were thrown out. The winners: Marcia Hayes, 52; Eleanor Carraher, tied at 54, with Michelle Liveris.
The Longleaf Ladies played Aug. 25th in a Stableford format. The winners: Pat Koubek tied at 34, with Alane Lennon. Matti Jakobsen, 33; Sally Emerine, 32.
Woodlake: The Ladies Niners’ played a toss out par-3s tournament on the Palmer Course Aug. 15: Flight A – Barbara Misiaszek, 26; Brenda Tillman, 28; Elena Burd, 30. Flight B – Barbara Schmidt, 27; Norma Loase, 30; Joyce Petersen, 32. Flight C – Margaret Corbin, 23; Ellen Harris, 35; Rhea Russell, 36.
The Ladies Niners played a low gross and low net tournament Aug. 22 on the Palmer Course. The winners: Flight A – Sook Shin, gross 51; Bev Lawson, net 35. Flight B – Barbara Misiaszek, gross 55; Joyce Petersen, net 36. Flight C – Margaret Corbin, gross 62; Rhea Russell, net 39.
The Ladies Golf Association played the monthly ACE Day tournament Aug. 16 on the Maples Course. Pam Congelosi won low gross with 81 and Darla Howe was second with 90. Shirley Sterling won low net with 75 and Angie Forge was second with 76.
Pam Congelosi is the 2011 Club Champion with a 36-hole total of 158. Flight 1 - Gross: Darla Howe with a 36-hole total of 184. Net: Lynn Ball with a 36-hole total of 138.
Flight 2 – Gross: Kathy Slotter, 36-hole total of 208. Net: Dee Kirschke, 36-hole total of 147.
Foxfire: The Ladies Golf Association played a points tournament Aug. 23 with points awarded for net pars, birdies and eagles. The winners: Laverne Hess, 21; Kim Spaulding, 20; Susan Williamson, 18; Lucille Cardelle, Phyllis Jones, Sue Manley, Judy Dickerson and Barbara Price, all tied at 16.
Seven Lakes: The club hosted the annual North – South – West tournament that was played Aug. 20. The format was a better ball net. This tournament matches the Seven Lakes geographic areas against each other. The South Side has won this event in 2010 and 2011.
Overall champions – Diane Boston and Marti Elliott, 63 (South Side). Flight 1 – Jack and Butch Allen, 67; Bill Oliver and Al Hann, 67; Sam and Savannah Thompson, tied at 68, with Tom Smith and Mark Rice. Flight 2 – Bill Wiebking and Gil Jones, 64; Jack Fetzer and Ray Moore, tied at 66, with Charlie Peterson and Terry McPheeters and Mary Ann Gerney and Nancy Petersen. Bill Oliver and Al Hann won closest to the pin on No. 7 and Bud Darragh and John Strohmenger on No. 10.
The Nine Hole Lakers played Aug. 24 in a free “tee-up anywhere” on the course. The winners: Joan Anderson, 35; Marilyn Hoffman, 36 (MOC); Betsy Jones, 36 (MOC). Flight 2 – Lillian Schafer, 31; Judy Hogan, 37.
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