Fairway Notebook: Her Second Ace, His Seventh
Hole-In-One: Marcia Paff, a member of Whispering Pines, scored her ace while playing at National Golf Club in an Interclub II tournament.
Marcia used her 9-iron on the 95-yard ninth hole. Her playing partners were Elke Phillingane, of Whispering Pines, and Cheri Guidice and Teresa Errikson, both of Fairwoods on 7. This was her second hole-in-one since 1995, in New Jersey.
Jim Cassidy, a member of Pinehurst, scored his seventh hole-in-one while playing the 144-yard third hole of Course No. 6. He used his 4-iron to reach the green.
Jim was a competitor in the Men’s Golf Association’s “Hot Dog Tournament” played on June 15. Jim and his wife, Jeanne, have a combined total of 11 holes-in-one. Box score now is Jim seven and Jeanne four.
Interclub II of Moore County: National Golf Club hosted the competition on June 24, with the following day of play results: National, 37.5; Pinewild, 36.5; Fairwoods on 7, 36; Whispering Pines, 36, Pinehurst, 35.5; and Mid South, 34.5.
Year to date: Fairwoods on 7, 74.5; National, 73; Whispering Pines, 72.5; Pinewild, 72; Mid South, 71; and Pinehurst, 69.
Pinehurst: The Chippers played a “par-4s only” with 50 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring. Competition was on Course No. 1, and the winners were: Francine Smarrelli, 19 (MOC); Pat Wallace, 19 (MOC); Liz Hemming, 19 (MOC).
The Chippers played on June 22, on Course No. 2, in a captain’s choice tournament. Nancy Nielsen, Donna May, Francine Smarrelli, Joanne Drengler won with 44.
The Silver Foils played on June 28 and the game was one best ball of the foursome, with two holes thrown out for scoring. Diane McCall, Mary Scott Arnold, Terry Harmicar, Betsy Bindley, 44; Gay Griffith, Sandy Smith, Marilyn Thomas, Cindy Motter, 47 (MOC); Ruth Ertel, Lisa Akers, Dorothy Zihal, M.J. Zinn, 47(MOC)
The Men’s Golf Association played on June 21 in a Nassau tournament and the game was one best ball on par-3 holes, two on par-4 and par-5 holes. Overall: Tony Wildt, Roger Saylor, Larry Phillips, Jack Jaenisch, 112. Ray Smith, Dan Bryant, Robert Nielsen, Jack Quick, 113; Douglas Adams, Phil Reaper, Paul Mago, Dennis McCann, 114.
Front nine: James Lucey, William Noggle, Paul Hoban, Sterling Stetson, 56; Al Barrick, Robert Dauenhauer, William Norris, Charles Oxrieder, 57.
Back nine: Albert Barbero, John Roe, Terry Daly, Clifford Rees, 58 (MOC); Antoni Chempinski, Howard Schwartz, Wayne Cooper, Terry Lane, 58 (MOC).
The Men’s Golf Association played on June 22 in a Nassau tournament. The game was one best ball on par-5 holes, two on par-3 and par-4 holes. Competition was on Course No. 6. Overall: Ray Dingman, Lawrence Heiden, Ron Kelly, Dave Kilpatrick, 107; Jerry Dunn, Gerald Weston, David Funderburg, Robert Verzera, 108 (MOC); Richard Dixon, Rick Dorato, Dave Hampton, Dennis Sedivy, 108 (MOC).
Front nine: Walt Densmore, Pete Kremer, Richard Warters, Gary Ahlfeld, 52; Charles Flood, Thomas Holderby, Bryan Culwick, Lou Mongelluzzo, 53 (MOC); Roy Longhta, Terry Wade, Richard Gesswein, John Kuney, 53 (MOC).
Back nine: Jim Vigilis, John Wittenstrom, Kenneth Boyle, Edward Carey, 54; Joe Koontz, Ron Kuklok, Richard Byrd, Wayne Pensenstadler, 56; Charles Kachel, Doug Lapins, Richard Heilman, Michael Zihal, 57.
The Men’s Golf Association played in their annual “Hot Dog Tournament” on June 14 and 15 and the format was two-man teams, match play over three 9-hole matches, with a hot dog lunch between first and second matches.
A team had to win three matches to win in their flight.
Tuesday’s flight winners: Flight 1 – Phil Husted and Curtis Richardson. Flight 2 – Gerald Weston and Jim Hilderbrand. Flight 3 – Paul Conover and Jack Laflin. Flight 4 – Alan Langley and Stewart Heilman. Flight 5 – Garrett Walsh and David Kinney.
Wednesday’s flight winners: Flight 1 – Allen Lee and Gary Evans. Flight 2 – Bob Hepner and Gary Denman. Flight 3 – John Carlyle and Tom Brown. Flight 4 – Maury Donnelly and Pat Brong. Flight 5 – Carmen Lloyd & Michael LeGraff. Flight 6 – Charles Leib and Ralph Angle. Flight 7 – John Kuney.
The Women’s Golf Association played on June 23 on Course No. 4 and the game was “Take Your Dog to Work Today.” Scoring was two best balls on dogleg holes one, three, 11, 13 and one best ball on all other holes.
The winners: First – Gayle Geoghegan, Jane White, Aurele Timken, Jo Borthwick, 72. Second – Carol Hannah, Diane Yelovich, Sandy Edens, Maggie Sanger, 73. Third – Patti O’Day, Nan Wood, Jimmie Hepner, Ro Kachel, 74. Fourth – Helen Brissette, Sigrid Gross, Mary Ann Rowe, Zona Willis, 75 (MOC). Fifth – Billie Oxrieder, Jane White, Mary Ann Green, Gloria Sectish, 75 (MOC). Sixth – Sue Wright, Soung Ja Neubauer, Elizabeth Barnette, Janet Baron, 75 (MOC).
Foxfire: The Ladies Golf Association played a game called “par-3s par-4s par-5s” with only net scores counting. Sue Durham scored 9 on the par-3 holes. Leslie Frusco tied at 38, with Flo LaShomb, on par-4 holes. Judy Rankin scored 18 on par five-5 holes.
The Men’s Golf Association held their member-guest tournament on June 18-19 with a format of better ball of the pair on Saturday and best ball of each two-man team on Sunday.
Mike Cray and Ted Hansen – 65-134-199; Mick McCue and Mike Hotchkiss, 63-137-200; Terry Ward and Mike Campbell, 64-137-201.
Tournament chairman was Bob Kirby and was acknowledged for his efforts.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played on June 23 in a game of “roll the die.” Nancy Hartwick scored 61 for the 18-hole division. Margene Chapman scored 26 and Peg Baran 31 for the 9-hole division.
The Ladies Golf Association played on June 16 in a “beat the pro” game. Each player needed to tie or better Anthony Becke’s gross score on the second hole. The successful players were Sally Kelly, Sally Stultz, Georgia Snow, Pat Easter, Rosa Scheyette, Marjorie Heffner, Bonnie Colwell, Linda Parke, Olive Baird, Peg Baran and Carol Linthecum.
Seven Lakes: The Women’s Golf Association played on June 21 in a Stableford format team tournament. First – Marge Blake, Connie Galford, Edie Starkey, 123; Marti Elliott, Mary Ann Gerney. Betty Larson, 115; Melva Johnston, Bev Needler, Linda Strohmonger. 114.
The Women’s Golf Association held their member-guest tournament on June 28 and the format was two best balls of each foursome.
Overall winners: Rose Gaynor, Kathy Goodman, Donna McClung, Darlene Wiebking, 113. Flight 1 – Candy Alderman, Eleanor Carraher, Mary Hemblin, Bev Needler, 117; Suzanne Allan, Connie Galford, Roni Hann, Barb Keiffer, 117. Flight 2 – Judy Francis, Mary Pagano, Nancy Peterson, Sandy Williams, 115; Jane Franks, Becky Jett, Marilyn McDonald, Lillian Schaefer, 123.
The Seven Lakes annual member-guest tournament was held over three days, June 24-26. It was a match play tournament with an overall winner and flight winners. The overall winner was determined by a shootout of all first-place teams in five flights.
Overall: Ricky Lee Dunn and Doug Hevner, 32.5 points.
Flight 1 – Ricky Lee Dunn and Doug Hevner, 32.5 points; Denny Galford and Leon Davis, 28 points.
Flight 2 – Ray Moore and Kirk Talbot, 34.5 points; Don Gerhardt and Scott Letsinger, 30 points.
Flight 3 – Jim Davis and Andy Bilodeau, 29.5 points; Gordon Zeller and Mike Thompson, 29 points.
Flight 4 – Dick Zimmer and Jeff Zimmer, 31 points; Bill Schmidt and Maurice Martin, 29.5 points.
Flight 5 – Tony Rocco and Marty Matula, 28.5 points; Ed Massimo and Dale Schmidt, 28 points.
Closest to the pin for guests on hole No. 7 was Jimmy Davis and on No. 10 it was Moss Withers. For members it was Jim Davis on hole No. 7 and Larry Cagle on No. 10.
Longleaf: The Longleaf Ladies held a contest of low net scores on either the front or the back nine. The winners were Gloria Botnick and Eleanor Caraher, tied at 27.
Woodlake: The Woodlake Niners played on June 27 in an invitational tournament, with 18-holers: First – Margie Spory, Pat Bickoff, Roberta Danielson and Dee Kirschke, 59. Second – Norma Loase, Angie Forge, Mary Lawrie and Pat Scoggins, 61. Third – Nancy Kuhary, Kathy Slotter, Pat Brennan and Lynn Ball, 69. Fourth – Pat Hruska, Donna McClary, Katy Scroggins and Wanda Parker, 70.
National: The Women’s Golf Association played on June 22 in a president’s cup tournament. Dot Kennihan won low gross with 86, and Susie Points won low net with 69. In the 9-Hole Ladies the winner was Karen Mamusiz with 58.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played in an individual Stableford contest on June 24 with Al Gaeta gaining 47 points and Fred Miller and Bud Henty tied at 45 points.
On June 17 in a team one low net tournament the winners were Glenn Bernhard, Bud Henty, Steve Luckhaus and a Blind Draw, 46.
On June 29, in skins gross and net, the gross winners were Steve Luckhaus on No. 3 and No. 9; Ken Pomeroy on No. 12 and No. 18; Fred Miller on No. 14; Bill Woodruff on No. 15.Net winners: Steve Luckhaus, Ken Pomeroy and Bill Woodruff.
Whispering Pines: The Men’s Golf Association hosted their member-guest tournament on June 24 and 25 with guests arriving locally and from Vermont and Texas. Forty two-man teams added up to four flights with one gross and three net winners in each flight.
Flight 1 – Gross: Hal Dugenske and Chris Dugenske, 141. Net – Tony Pisacane and Tom Henderson, 129 (MOC); Jim Kelly and Bill Kelly, 129 (MOC); Don MacIlvaine and Lin MacIlvaine, 129 (MOC).
Flight 2 – Gross: Kurt Ludke and Greg Galtere, 142. Net – Pat O’Malley and Byron Gates, 122; Felix DeMasi and John DeMasi, 123.
Flight 3 – Gross: Tom Daughtrey and Bill Daughtrey, 150. Net - Ron Raines and Terry Seaford, 128; Fred Linkins and Larry Perkinson, 129.
Flight 4 – Gross: Gordon Galtere and Ethan Galtere, 151. Net: Rich Gibbons and Sam Strite, 122; Ernest Rizzi and Mike Yeager, 124.
Closest to the pin on Friday was Kurt Ludke, and for guests it was Ethan Galtere. On Saturday it was Jim Brammer for members and Bob Kirby for guests.
The Men’s Golf Association played on June 29 in a game using the 1-2-3 format, one low net on par-3 holes, two on par-4 holes and three on par 5-holes.
The winners: Jim Phillingane, Michael Tile, Don MacIlvaine, Chris Reitler, 147; Bill Hobbs, John Rossi, Phil Guzzo and Bruce Robson, 153; Bill Collier, Art Woodward, Tommy Nacca, Rich Mancuso, 154.
The Pinettes held their member-guest tournament on June 23 in a one gross and one net score needed on each hole for scoring. Prizes were awarded for overall gross and net and in each flight for two gross and two net winners.
The theme was “puttin’ on the Ritz” with a beautifully decorated dining room with top hats and glitter and all players wearing every variation of black and white golf outfits.
Overall gross – Karen Hobbs, Donna Tanner, Shari Duggan, Ruth Graham, 141.
Overall net - Daryl Pierce, Marcia Osborne, Betty Winslow, Barbara Woodruff, 116.
Flight 1 – Gross: Isabelle Daley, Sue Kress, Marjory Leidy, Nan Moore, 148; Helen Gibbons, Laurie Strite, Kendra Muir, Ginny Seidler, 149. Net – Dot DeMasi, Gay Strogny, Rita Roberts, Jean Fecteau, 120; Betty MacDonald, Laverne Hess, Jane Lankford, Penny Higgins, 124.
Flight 2 – Gross: Barbara Fulghum, Donna Morgan, Jan Marshall, Judy Rankin, 161; Elke Phillingane, Lorraine Buracker, Alice Pardy, Carol Carlson, 161. Net – Sallie Daughtrey, Linda Bell, Pat Talcott, Gayle Buresh, 119; Pam Venet, Patricia McCarthy, Chris Mancuso, Shirley Wake, 127.
Flight 3 – Gross – Sharon Mathias, Penny Junk, Lynn Gardam, Judy Leggett, 173; Robbie Salisbury, Martha Smith, Alice Sheridan, Susan Ray, 174. Net – Kathy Schroeder, Kathy Galtere, Mary Steffan, Candy Howard, 117; Anne Gerwig, Carolyn Wagenblast, MJ Barth, Magda Sonderfan, 126.
Flight 4 – Gross – Marge Tovey, Lucie Saylor, Edie Azar, Pat Scoggins, 177; Barbara Gruninger, Jan Kane, Ann Culwick, Katherine Johnson, 183. Net – Joyce Reitler, Mary Jakuyck, Marilyn Navarro, Sandy Gerdes, 119; Jane Adams, Kathy Ivey, Nancy Kendrick, Susan Buchanan, 121.
Beacon Ridge: The Beaconettes played on June 30 in a game of two best net balls on odd holes.
Alice Shaughnessy, Ellie Lyons, Jo Ann Dyson, Blind Draw, 27; Sally Terrutty, Carol Skau, Joan Matula, Marlyn MacDonald, 28.
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