Fairway Notebook: Scoring An Ace
Hole-In-One: Stu Selvig scored an ace while playing at Hyland Golf Club on March 1. He used his pitching wedge to cover the 120 yards to the sixth green. Playing in his foursome were Jim Crawford, Tom Glausky and Fred Behing.
Beacon Ridge: The 9-hole Beaconettes hosted Unity Day with the 18-hole Ladies Association. The day included a “kick-off” breakfast before the start of the 9-hole tournament with a two best ball format. Each foursome had two 9-hole players and two 18-hole players.
The winners: Marion Goercke, Barbara Horney, Pat Blair, Jan Mitchell, 52; Dorothy Martin, Millie Allen, Mary Hauck, Blind Draw, 59; Nancy Cunningham, Lois Dole, Dawn Shapiro, Rose Gaynor, 60; Jeannie Auditore, Sally Terrutty, Jo Ann Dyson, Linda DeBrine, 61.
Nancy Cunningham is the 18-Hole Ladies March Beacon Cup winner with a net score of 68.
Flight Winners: Flight 1 – Barbara Card, 69; Judy Kullberg, 69; LaVonne Hurd, 70. Flight 2 – Marion Goercke, 71; Mary Snead, 71; Sarah Abbott, 72. Flight 3 – Millie Allen, 75; Kathleen Deignan, 75; Linda Dunning, 77. Sandra McDermott won closest to the pin on hole No. 5.
Midland: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament on March 2 and the format was two best balls of the foursome.
Overall: Neil Hartwick, Dick Baird, Paul Aschmetat, John Conroy, 116. Steve Zachary won low gross with 78.
In a 9-hole skins game, Jim Burrill won on hole No. 5. Bill Crenson won low gross with 42.
Pinehurst: The Men’s Golf Association played on Feb. 22, on Course No. 5, in a two best ball Nassau tournament.
The winners: Overall – Doug Adams, Robert Van Laningham, Paul Mago, Phil Reaper, 117. Antoni Chempinski, Terry Lane, George Neil, Carmine Lemma, 121. Jerry Phillips, Clif Johnson, Dennis McCann, Jim Tomashoff. 122.
Front nine: James Cooley, Ron Milam, Tony Embrey, Richard Moore, 59; Gordon Smith, Ken Wilhelm, Robert Nielsen, Richard Liston, 60; Terry Daly, Clifford Rees, Albert Barbero, John Roe, 61.
Back nine: Frank Collins, Timothy Dwyer, John Strickland, 60 (MOC); Paul Hoban, James Lucey, Sterling Stetson, Jerry Kolster, 60 (MOC); Joseph Sousa, Les Turner, Jerome Forrest, John Munz, 62.
On Feb. 23, a Nassau tournament was played on Course No. 4 and the format was one best ball on odd holes and two best balls on even holes.
The winners: Overall – Charles Flood, Thomas Holderby, Bryan Culwick, Lou Mongelluzzo, 82; Edward Carey, John Wittenstrom, Kenneth Boyle, Jim Vigilis, 85; David Brown, Ronald Wiles, Jack McCall, Mike Wallace, 87.
Front nine – Steve Mager, Mark McFarland, Paul Locklear, Ronald Speedling, 40; Jack McAuliffe, Frank Coffey, Norman Pope, James Stoner, 42 (MOC); Harry Herman, Richard Johnston, Tom Knorr, 42 (MOC).
Back nine – Richard Byrd, Ron Kuklok, Joe Koontz, Wayne Pensenstadler, 42; Bryan Cropley, Luther Hutchinson, Jerry Raugh, David Cook, 44; Jay Clatworthy, Larry Cox, Lawrence Heiden, Ron Kelly, 45.
The Birdies played on Feb. 28, on Course No. 6, in a sleigh ride/Nassau game with a format of one best ball on holes one to six, two best balls on holes seven to 12 and one best ball on holes 13 to 18.
The winners: AA/BB, overall – Joan Sponik, Joyce McWane, Nathalie Thomas, Mary K. Kist, 83. Front nine – Donna Tanner, Bette Rycroft, Vera Pelekoudas, Sue Ferretti, 40. Back nine – Diana Staley, Brenda Thomas, Sara Lee Sutton, Gail Ford, 42.
CC/DD, overall – June Eichele, Virginia Lammers, Joanne Drengler, Joyce Riedell, 80. Front nine – Irene Corbin, Pat Collins, Carolyn Shaffer, Deborah Groom, 40. Back nine – Aurele Timkin, Nancy McNally, Nora Sinclair, Jo Rolman, 42.
Birdies were made by Diane Yelovich on No. 2, No. 5, No. 11 and No. 16; Bette Rycroft on No. 1; Joan Sponik on No. 8; Pat Collins on No. 15.
The Silver Foils played on March 1 in a two best balls of the foursome contest. The winners: Joanie Moynihan, Penny Salley, Karen Collins, Courtney Herndon, 127; Lulu Eichhorn, Tricia, Jimmie Hepner, Marge Swinarton, 130 (MOC); Gay Griffith, Silvia Bisbe, Sigrid Gross, Solita Hawes, 130 (MOC).
The Chippers played on March 2 with one best ball on odd holes and two best balls on even holes needed for scoring. The winners: Jeanne Mager, Marilynn Ferrell, Patricia Stoner, Margie Lavoie, 44; Eileen Lowrie, Sheryl Robinson, Susan Angelier, 47; Pat Wallace, Janice Huff, Kathy Spangler, Marie Richmond, 49; Deborah, Francine Smarelli, Patricia Smith, Sylvia Booth, 51; Pamela Irwin, Ellie Ray, Anna Thumm-Borst, Susan Lockley, 53; Joanne Drengler, Ann Kastl, Carol Wyatt, 55; Jean Bascom, Nancy Mooney, Carol Nevins, Carole Williams, 57. Pat Stoner chipped in on No. 4 and Carol Nevins on No. 1.
The Women’s Golf Association played on March 3 on Course No. 4 and the format was two best balls on par-3 holes and one best ball on all other holes.
The winners: Lynn Delgarn, Theresa Harmicar, Nancy Dorato, Helga Pluckhorn, 74; Carol Mulcahy, Jean Sundstrom, Diane McCall, Thersia Noggle, 75; Myrna Floyd, Judie Roensch, Ellen Hamilton, Kathy Townsend, 76 (MOC); Patricia Willianson, Pat Collins, Dave Jadlos, Jean Funderburg, 76 (MOC); Irene Corbin, Ann Nash, Laura Harmon, Mary Ann Mills, 76 (MOC); Silvia Bisbe, Josie Bunting, MJ White, Anne Culwick, 76 (MOC).
Whispering Pines: The Men’s Golf Association played on Feb. 23 in a two best balls of the foursome contest on the East Course. The winning teams were: Jim Phillingane, Joe Thomas, Robert Beck, 125 (MOC); John Ginniff, Pat O’Malley, Tom Harp, Frank Reinhardt, 125 (MOC); Tom McKeon, Art Woodward, George Venet, Peter Jones, 127.
The Men’s Golf Association played on March 2 in a 1-2-3 format. Individual net scores were used to calculate team scores based on the following system: one best ball on par-5 holes, two on par-4 holes and three on par-3 holes.
The winners: Roger Amoroso, Dick Mills, Jim Phillingane, John Wheeler, 119; John Harte, Bob Cunningham, Lenny Mills, Bob Flygar, 124; Chuck Barth, Kurt Ludke, Tom Murphy, Joe Merry, 126 (MOC); Dick Hammond, Jim O’Malley, Pat O’Malley, John Ginniff, 126 (MOC).
Foxfire: The Ladies Golf Association met on March 2 for their first meeting and golf competition of the season. Tiffany Priest, of the Carolina Golf Association, presented a program on the new and old rules of golf and answered questions from the FLGA members. Chef Matt Logwood served a delicious lunch that was followed by a 9-hole captain’s choice tournament.
The winners: Sue Sedlak, Diane Cray, Brenda Sheldon, Sandy Williams, 34; Ginny Siedler, Shirley Horne, Kim Spaulding, Page Coker, 36; Judy Rankin, Sue Bachelder, Sonja Nelson, Barbara Phillips, tied at 37, with Judy Dickerson, Barbara Gaimari, Gail Ruppert, Carlotta Young.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Asssociation played on Feb. 28 and the format was three low net balls on red flag holes, two on white flag holes and one on blue flag holes. Ken Pomeroy, Rich Moran, Bill Bartlett, Tony Rodriquez, 121 (17 holes).
The Men’s Golf Association played on March 2 in a format that had one low net on the first six holes, two on the next five holes and three on the last six holes. Bob Carlson, Bud Henty, Joe Matejka and Ken Pomeroy won with 113 (17 holes).
Seven Lakes: Marge Randolph, with a net 31, won the nine-hole Lakers Cordial Cup and low putts tournament. Other winners were: Flight 1 – Diane Boston, 33; Roni Hann, 34. Flight 2 – Maureen Malone, 36; Nancy Kling, tied at 37, with Lillian Schafer.
Peggy Ballew, with a net 68, is the Women’s Golf Association Cordial Cup winner. Other winners: Flight 1 – Kathy Mokricky 70; Roni Hann, 73; Melva Johnston, 77. Flight 2 – Kristen Foster, 75; Kathy Goodman, 80; Marge Blake, 84.
Knollwood: The Rainmakers played a low gross and low net tournament on Feb. 28 with the following winners: Flight 1 – Joanne Rabdau, gross 44; Lucky Levin and Doris Stone tied at net 32. Flight 2 – Mary Pat Curl, gross 47; Liz Green, net 33. Flight 3 – Marquita Daniels, gross 53; Honey Hackett, net 30.
Longleaf: The Longleaf Ladies played on Feb. 24 and the format was five points for fairway drives, minus each player’s putts. The winners: Diane Steele, 53; Betty Bahler, tied at 42, with Sally Emerine.
On March 3, the Longleaf Ladies played a best nine-hole individual net tournament using two par 3s, two par 5s and five par 4s. Pat Koubek won with 26. Christine Carter had 31, and Jan Fisher, Alane Lennon, Darlene Luppino and Terry Zeterberg tied at 33.
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