Fairway Notebook: Winter League Play
Whispering Pines: The Men’s Golf Association played on Jan. 19 in a two best balls of the foursome. The results – Dick Hammond, Pat O’Malley, Jim O’Malley, Tommy Nacca, 123; Art Woodward, Peter Jones, Cody Talcot, Blind Draw, 129; Joe Merry, Tom Murphy, Chuck Barth, Ken Gagnon, 130.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played in threesomes on Jan. 17 and the format was two low net balls on the front nine, one low net on the back nine, with one hole unavailable on each nine. The winners: Charlie Frick, Bud Henty and Tony Rodriquez, tied at 82, with Al Gaeta, Tom Lyon and Fred Miller.
On Jan. 19 the game was a team event with one low gross and one low net needed for scoring. The winners: Bob Carlson, Bill Woodruff, Ken Pomeroy, Bud Henty, 138; Bill Anderson, Rich Moran, Tom Lyon, Blind Draw, 140.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played on Jan. 6 on the Magnolia Course in team and Individual contests. The format was two best balls on each hole with the following winners. Team: Harold Bell, Walt Kaczynski, Ted Kenny and Joseph Owen at 25 under par. Ted Davison, Bill Graning, David Gray and Bob Blandford at 20 under par. Individual: Flight 1 – Gross: Jim Pryor, 82; Harold Bell, 86. Net: Ted Davison, 72; Lenny Duckman, 72. Flight 2 – Gross: David Gray, 87; Walt Schramm, 90. Net: Bob Blandford, 67; Norm Elliott, 72. Closest to the pin: Walt Schramm on No. 3; Vern DeGrange on No. 7; Bill Graning on No. 12; Ted Kenny on No. 15.
On Jan. 20, in a game of team and individual scores, the results were: Team: Doug Schmidt, Harold Bell, Bob Livingston and Gil Underwood, 22 under par; Bill Pozdol, Jim McMahon, James O’Brien and Joseph Owen, 17 under par; Jim Moon, Leon D’Onle, Walt Blackwell and Bob Blandford, 16 under par. Individual: Flight 1 – Gross: Bill Pozdol, 74; Jim Moon, 78. Net: Harold Bell, 68; John Schmitt, 71. Flight 2 – Gross: Bob Reutter, 86; Johann Rudzitis, 88. Net: Bill Graning, 71; Leon D’Onle, 72. Flight 3 – Gross: Bob Livingston, 81; David Gray, 84. Net: Joseph Owen, 67; Bob Blandford, 67. Closest to the pin: Jim Moon on No. 3, Ron Joseph on No. 7, John Schmitt on No. 12, and Bill Pozdol on No. 15.
Pinehurst: The Women’s Golf Association played on Jan. 20 on Course No. 6 and the game was “Middle Six." One best ball on holes No. 1 to No. 6 and holes No. 13 to No. 18, with two best balls on holes No. 7 and No. 17. The winners: First – Jean Sundstrom, Aurel Timken, Dee Bilodeau, Gay Griffith, 87. Second – Roe Lyons, Lisa Carothers, Barbara Raugh, Jo Rolman, 88. Third – Sandy Edens, Jackie Meyer, Gail Ford, Franny Stewart, 89 (MOC). Fourth – June Eichele, Chris Lawn, Darya Glass, Mary Pappas, 89 (MOC).
On Jan. 8 the Women’s Golf Association played on Course No. 5 in a Happy 2011 Tournament. The winners: Joyce McWane, Gay Padgett, Shirley Potter, Pat Milligan, 61; Jackie Meyer, Sandy Edens, Donna Tanner, 69 (MOC); Jane Wilkinson, Rhonda Brooks, Dianne Yelovich, Tonya Brown, 69 (MOC). Jane Wilkinson and Dianne Yelovich tied at 84 to win low gross honors.
On Jan. 27 the Women’s Golf Association played a “four on four” contest. Two best balls on holes beginning with letters FOUR were needed for scoring. The winners: Sue Wright, Deborah Groom, Carole Wright, Diane Zalewski, 76; Tonya Brown, Gloria Sectish, Sara Sutton, Jane Wilkinson, 80; Rita Clayton, Barbara Raugh, Jeanne Mager, Carol Hannah, 81. Gloria Sectish won low gross with 86.
The Men’s Golf Association played on Jan. 4 and 5 in a two best ball Nassau tournament on Course No. 5. Overall: Richard Osborne, John McPhaul, Jim Allen, Thomas Burton, 124; Gary Walsh, Dunton Wyatt, Ernie Ferrell, Bill Moore, 125; Al Beranek, Paul Gemme, Don Kinney, Randy Whiten, 127. Front nine: Dennis McCann, Douglas Adams, Dave Kinney, Robert Van Laningham, 62; John Munz, Joseph Sousa, Les Turner, Garth Laidlaw, 63. Back nine: Tony Embrey, James Cooley, Gene Horvath, Ron Milam, 63; Tony Inman, Dan Bryant, Louis Ferretti, 65.
On Jan. 5 the Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament and the format was one best ball on odd holes and two best balls on even holes. Overall: Edward Carey, John Wittenstrom, Jim Vigilis, Kenneth Boyle, 87; Jack McCall, Ronald Wiles, David Brown, Mike Wallace, 88. Front nine: Bob McNally, John Wiatrak, Robert Hoffman, Gale Smith, 41. Back nine: Doug Rogers, James Stoner, Mark McFarland, Mike Singleton, 46.
On Jan. 19, the Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament and the format was two best balls on par 4 holes and one best ball on par 3 and par 5 holes. Overall: Ronald Hasbrouck, Joe Pizzi, Aly Badawy, Jerry Ullman, 96; Wayne Pensenstadler, Ron Kuklok, Joe Koontz, Ray Rosinski, 97 (MOC); Matthew Marder, Alex Porter, Clive Becker-Jones, David Crosby, 97 (MOC). Front nine: Bryan Cropley, Terry Wade, Richard Gesswein, Roy Longhta, 46; Ron Sundstrom, Richard Dixon, Graham Huston, Murray Stern, 47 (MOC); Richard Caswell, Thomas Holderby, Charles Flood, Lou Mongelluzzo, 47 (MOC). Back nine: Ken Hepner, William Huber, William Hannah, John Lammers, 47; John Bitting, Jack Pritchard, Robert Jamieson, Leonard Neubauer, 48 (MOC); Charles Butters, James Jones, don Anderson, Jim Voelkel, 48 (MOC).
The Silver Foils played on Jan. 25 in a one best ball of the foursome contest. The winners were Gay Griffith, Judy Lewis, Cheri Guidice and Solita Hawes, with 63.
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