Fairway Notebook: Four Record Holes-in-One
Holes-in-One: Rich Faraci, a member at Foxfire, scored an ace Nov. 25 while playing the 155-yard second hole of the East Course. Rich used his 5-iron to reach the green. His playing partners were Charlie Lang, Dennis Micallef and Joe Demaria. This was his second hole-in-one.
John Shoaf, also a member at Foxfire, aced the 109-yard 13th hole of the West Course Nov. 30, using his 7-iron. This was John’s fifth hole in one, and his witnesses were John Hall and Bill Pomplun.
Bob Behnke, a member at Pinewild, aced the seventh hole of the Magnolia Course Nov. 9, using a 4-hybrid for the 158-yard shot. Playing with Bob were Ted Davison, David Lynn and Jim Belford.
John Condon, also a member at Pinewild, scored his ace while playing the 12th hole of the Magnolia Course Nov. 30. He used his 7-iron to cover the 130 yards to the green. Witnesses were Gary Mott, Bill Caso and Bernie Schultz.
Pinehurst: The Silver Foils played Dec. 6 in a one best ball of the foursome game: Mary Wardrop, Mary O’Malley, Silvia Bisbe, Jean Sundstrom, 55; Joann Breslin, Barbara Moore, Estelle Menke, Kay Monteith, 60; Ann Nash, Louise Burton, Irene Corbin, Diane McCall, 63.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Nov. 29, on Course No. 4. The game was one best ball on par-3 and par-4 holes and two best balls on par-5 holes. Overall: Richard Osborne, Frank Ragona, Jerry Montgomery, Curtis Richardson, 76; Jack Briley, Steve Frobey, Harvey Kettering, Hank Szchzsponik, 77 (MOC); William Cantley, Alexander Lowrie, Francis Corcoran, Louis DeStefano, 77 (MOC).
Front nine: Larry Harter, Don Torgersen, Charles Bradbury, Ron Reynolds, 37; Gene Horvath, Richard Moore, James Cooley, Tony Embrey, 38.
Back nine: David Cook, Donald Staley, Robert Saum, Larry Scanlon, 38; Lee Grant, William Noggle, Dennis McCann, Walter Hess.
Robert Dauenhauer was closest to the pin on No. 4 and Richard Osborne on No. 12.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Nov. 30, and the format was one best ball on the first hole, two on the second hole and three on the third. This sequence was followed through 18 holes. Overall: Andy Anderson, Robert Groom, Dennis Green, Duane Tanner, 88; Jim Casey, James Williams, Stephen Boyd, Richard Means, 89 (MOC); Thomas Brown, Michael LaGraff, Bob Hepner, Joel Shribert, 89 (MOC).
Front nine: Jay Clatworthy, Raymond, Larry Cox, Jerry Raugh, 41 (MOC); Richard Berkshire, Dick Haefele, Gary Butler, Harry Herman, 41 (MOC); Bobby Jones, Jeff Smythe, Peter Hanly, Mike Yelovich, 43.
Back nine: Paul Locklear, Steve Mager, Mark McFarland, Ronald Speedling, 45 (MOC); Robert Hebert, Malcolm Ware, Richard Curl, Robert Williams, 45 (MOC); Ronald Hasbrouck, Jerry Ullmann, Herb Teitelman, Joe Pizzi, 46.
Joe Pizzi won closest to the pin on No. 3 and Steve Mager on No. 13.
The Birdies played Dec. 5, on Course No. 1, in a game of two best balls on red flag holes and one best ball on all others. AA/BB winners – Nora Sinclair, Thersia Noggle, Charlotte Cable, Roe Lyons, 76; Jan Wilkinson, Joan Sponik, Lisa Carothers, Carol Hanna, 81; Jane Lee, Teresa Harmicar, Brenda Thomas, Nancy Dorado, 84. CC/DD winners – Mary Bartley, Marcia Davis, Judy Gemme, Darlene sSkinner, 82; Nancy McNally, Sandra Weir, Regina Stoddard, Diane Sanford, 84 (MOC); June Eichele, Mary Chapman, Janet Baron, Jo Rolman, 84 (MOC).
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. in a team event with one low gross and one low needed for scoring. The winners: Glenn Bernhard, Charlie Brady, Steve Luckhaus, Ken Pomeroy, 138.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 5 in an individual Stableford tournament. The results: Tony Rodriquez, tied at 39 points, with Bud Henty; Ken Pomeroy, 38 points; Charley Frick, 33 points.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 7 and the game was two low net balls on even holes on the front nine and two low net balls, odd holes, on the back nine. The team of Bill Anderson, Bud Henty, Ken Pomeroy and Tony Rodriguez carded 47.
Whispering Pines: The Wanderers, a CCWP travel group, played Dec. 1 at Bayonet at Puppy Creek. The format was one best ball of each two-man team. Flight 1 – Junior Jones and Bob Adams, 64; Chuck Daley and George Venet, 67. Hal Dugenske won low gross with 75 and Bill Crombine won low net with 70. Flight 2 – Pat Lynch and Ron Hendrick, 65; Mike Yeager and Ernest Rizzi, 66. Tom Stevens won low gross with 83 and Ron Hendrick won low net with 72. The Wanderers will travel to Mid Pines Dec. 13.
Chris Reitler is the 2011 winner of the Claussen/Dawson Cup presented each year by the Men’s Golf Association. This cup is awarded to the member who has accumulated the most points from a combination of events played during the year. The cup has been named for Frank Claussen and Cliff Dawson, who are longtime members of CCWP and at 90 plus years of age are still active golfers.
The Men’s Golf Association started their “Guilt Free” golf program Dec. 7, with seven foursomes playing in a two best ball format. George Venet, Eric Stefanko, Lenny Mills and Jerry Lloyd scored 123. Peter Jones, Don MacIlvaine, John Harte and Win Loughlin carded 126.
The Pinettes played a nine-hole Christmas scramble, a modified captain’s choice, Dec. 6, followed by lunch and introduction of the new board members.
East Course/Inside 9 – Flight 1 – Jane Lankford, Sis Aleksa, Peggy Flygar, Carol Saylor, 21.75; Marsha Paff, Alice Sheridan, Anne Jones and Elouise Burns, tied at 24.62, with Debbie McCormick, Nancy O’Connell, Pat Talcott and Mary Linkins.
East Course/Outside 9 – Flight 2 – Karen Hobbs, Betty Hendrix, Daryl Pierce and Judy Loughlin, tied at 24.75, with Elke Phillingane, Nancy Kendrick, Joan Gillis and Sue Leary. Marilyn Merry, Susan Shorten and Betty Lou Kinney, tied at 25, with Sandy Hallet, Elaine Fetters, Millie Mills and Betty Winslow.
Seven Lakes: Diane Boston is the Nine Hole Lakers 2011 champion with an average score of 45.17 per round. This is the third year in the row that Diane has earned this honor. Winners in the 9-hole contest Dec. 8: Flight 1 – Roni Hann, 36. Flight 2 – Lillian Schafer, 37.
Beacon Ridge: Don Freiert won in a three hole sudden playoff over George Talbot in the 2011 money leaders tournament of the Men’s Golf Association. They tied at net 67. Play was held Nov. 6, with participation determined by the individual money won on the Men’s Club weekly tournament. Other winners: Doug Leslie and Michael Swensen tied for third with net 70; Steve Auditore and Tom Snead tied at 71; Stuart Chase, 72; George Deignan, 73; Bob Sargert, 74; John Shaughnessy, 75.
Midland: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Dec. 7 in a two best balls of the foursome format. Overall: Joe Alden, Neil Hartwick, John Conroy and Dick Baird, 118. Harvey Koonce won low gross with 81. In a 9-hole skins game, Mike Lloyd won on No. 3 and Bill Parke on No. 4. Mike Lloyd won low gross with 40.
Knollwood: The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 6 in a captain’s choice tournament. First: Ron Flock, Paul Cottam, Jim Shoemaker, John Conroy, 33. Second: Harvey Koonce, Dick Maderia, Jim Kennedy, Blind Draw, 34 (MOC). Third: Mike Lloyd, Ken Batchelder, Dick Kelly, Bill Parke, 34 (MOC).
The Rainmakers played Dec. 5 in a low gross, low net and low putts tournament. Flight 1 – Gross – Doris Stone, 41; Net –Dee Hancock, 28; Putts – Liz Marks, 12. Flight 2 – Gross – Georgia Snow, 49; Net – Dot Harper, 33; Putts – Janet McDowell, 18. Flight 3 – Gross – Marquita Daniels, 48; Net – June Davidson, 32; Putts – Eleanor Heron, 19. Flight 4 – Gross- Carol Amlot, 52; Net – Barbara Farr, 28; Putts, Elizabeth Garner, 17.
Pinewild: The Pinewild Men played a team event, in an ABCD format, on the Holly Course. The format was one best ball on holes with yellow flags, two best balls on holes with white flags and three best balls on holes with red flags.
Individual: Flight 1 – Gross: Mike Tencza, 79; Peter Nehlsen, 82.Net: Johann Rudzitis, 70; Norm Elliott, 71. Flight 2 – Gross: Warren Crabill, 86; Ron Cherep, 86. Net: Bill Craning, 67; Pat Mastandrea, 67. Peter Nehlsen was closest to the pin on No. 3, Stainton Smith on No. 8, Mike Critzer on No. 12 and Bob Livingston on No. 17.
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