Notebook: Making a Fifth Hole-In-One
Hole-in-One: Bill Woodruff, a member at Whispering Woods, shot a hole-in-one on April 29 while playing the 155-yard par- three eighth hole. He used his 5-hybrid iron to reach the green. His playing partners were Bill Bartlett, Ken Pomeroy and Jim Willard.
This was Bill’s fifth hole-in-one, carding four at Whispering Pines and one at Cheraw State Park Golf Course.
Janis Tartalio, a member of Pinewild, scored an ace on May 1 on the 120-yard eighth hole of the Holly Course. She used her 4-hybrid to reach the hole. Her playing partners were Jen Donahue, Tim Donahue and Paul Tartalio.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played on April 29 in a one low net team event. Al Gaeta, Tom Lyon, Tony Rodriguez and a Blind Draw won with 57.
On May 2 the Men’s Golf Association played a team event and the format was three low net balls of the foursome. Bill Anderson, Bob Carlson, John Hamm and Fred Miller carded 184, 32 under par.
Midland: Neil Hartwick is the 2011 winner of the President’s Cup with a net score of 127. This is an individual net scores only tournament, played over 36 holes.
Matchmakers: Competition was played at Deercroft on April 19 with the following seven clubs participating: Sanford, Foxfire, Deercroft, Whispering Woods, Woodlake, Beacon Ridge and Midland.
The winners: Flight 1 – Gross: Cathy Eubanks, Sanford, 89. Net: Leslie Frusco, Foxfire, 74; Dot Bounds, Deercroft, 75; Margret Endrigat, Whispering Woods, 75.
Flight 2 – Gross: Barbara Burke, Deercroft, 90. Jan Nassick, Deercroft, 70; Edna Purtell, Sanford, 71.
Flight 3 – Gross: Paulette Bryant, Sanford, 89. Net: Sue Bachelder, Foxfire, 68; Lorraine Buracker, Woodlake, 69.
Flight 4 – Gross: Sonya White, Beacon Ridge, 93. Net: Wanda Parker, Woodlake, 66; Pam Jones, Woodlake, 72.
Flight 5 – Gross: Lynn Ball, Woodlake, 97. Net: Mary Snead, Beacon Ridge, 66; Olga Manning, Beacon Ridge, 69.
Flight 6 - Gross: Pat Easter, Midland, 105. Net: Dee Hancock, Midland, 75; Gerry Scalia, Whispering Woods, 76.
Flight 7 – Gross: Anneliese Cranston, Deercroft, 1-6. Net: Almira Weber, Woodlake, 676; Linda Dunning, 69.
Mid-Carolina Men’s Golf Association: Competition was held on May 2 on the Lake Course of Carolina Trace. Member clubs are Anderson Creek, Beacon Ridge, Carolina Trace, Deercroft, Foxfire, Pinehurst, Pinewild, Seven Lakes, Whispering Pines and Woodlake.
Gross: John Condon, Pinewild, 73; Bruce Weir, Pinehurst, 76; Murray Stern, Pinehurst, 78; Ron Smith, Carolina Trace, 78; Mike Critzer, Pinewild, 78.
Net: Ed Ziegler, Pinehurst, 65; Steve Auditore, Beacon Ridge, 68; Joe Danek, Carolina Trace, 68; Joe Boyd, Anderson Creek, 68; Ron Milam, Pinehurst, 69; George Walkden, Anderson Creek, 69; Cregg Weaver, Anderson Creek, 70; George Talbot, Beacon Ridge, 70; John Gerwig, Whispering Pines, 70; Scott Forehand, Pinehurst, 70; George Butt, Beacon Ridge, 70; Howard Schwartz, 70; Walt Williams, Anderson Creek, 70; Jim Phillingane, Whispering Pines, 70.
Carolina Trace rankings: Pinehurst, 697; Carolina Trace, 724; Beacon Ridge, 724; Pinewild, 735; Whispering Pines, 739; Anderson Creek, 743; Deercroft, 745; Foxfire, 746; Woodlake, 755; Seven Lakes, 774.
Year to date: Pinehurst, 1,430; Whispering Pines, 1,452; Beacon Ridge, 1,453; Pinewild, 1,458; Carolina Trace, 1,467; Anderson Creek, 1,470; Foxfire, 1,491; Woodlake, 1,496; Deercroft, 1,514; Seven Lakes, 1,559.
The next competition will be held at Foxfire on May 16.
National: The Women’s Golf Association played on April 27 in their President’s Cup tournament.
Gross winners: 18 holes – Norma Hyland, 80; Kathy Fiske, 85. Net: Becky Deaton, 69; Wanda Little, tied at 71, with Cynthia Tew. Nine holes – Judy Vanica, 58. Net: Carol Spears, 43.
Pinehurst: The Birdies played on May 2 and the game was one best ball on red and white flag holes and two best balls on yellow flag holes.
The winners: AA/BB – Thersia Noggle, Sue Griggs, Sara Lee Sutton, Maureen Reeves, 80; Karen Cook, Silvia Bisbe, June Eichele, Shirley Potter, 85; Donna Tanner, Brenda Thomas, Billie Oxreider, Helga Pluckhorn, 86.
BB/CC – Regina Stoddard, Mary Henry, Juanita Milam, Blind Draw, 79; Diane Zalewski, Linda Bond, Nora Sinclair, Jo Rolman, 81; Sandra Weir, Mary Kish, M.J. White, Myrna Spencer, 82.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament on Course No. 5 on April 26 with the following winners:
Overall: Jerry Montgomery, Richard Osborne, Frank Ragona, Curtis Richardson, 122; Louis Ferretti, Tony Inman, Jack Quick, Ray Smith, 125.
Front nine: Don Hill, Richard Stitely, Robert Seigfried, James Taiclet, 61. Back nine: Douglas Adams, Dennis McCann, Bob Kadarauch, Robert Van Laningham, 61.
The Men’s Golf Association played on April 27 in a two best ball Nassau tournament on Course No. 6. The winners:
Overall: Richard Dixon, Rick Dorato, Dave Hampton, Jim Voelkel, 125; Clay Cathey, James Jacobsen, Jim Boyd, Hank Struck, 127.
Front nine: Frank Briggs, Bobby Jones, William Noggle, Jeff Smythe, 63. Back nine: Larry McWane, Howard Milligan, Walt Bond, Alex Porter, 63.
Whispering Pines: The Ninettes played on May 2 the game was “evens,” only even numbered holes counted, with one-half of each player’s handicap used for scoring.
Flight 1 – Mary Jakucyk, 17; Sandy Cebrick, 18.5. Flight 2 – Margaret Pluff, 19. Mary Jakucyk birdied the 16th hole.
The Pinettes played on April 26, 29 and May 3 in a weather- delayed handicap tournament. Rounds one and two were played on the East Course, with the playoff round competition on the West Course. The format was match play, single elimination, with a three-hole playoff to determine the 2011 champion.
Helen Gibbons won the championship and Louise Warnimont was the runner-up, determined after the three-hole playoff.
Flight Winners: Hybrid – First, Helen Gibbons, second, Joy Hertel; Silver Tees – Flight 1- First, Barbara Harp, second, Judy Woodward. Flight 2 – First, Alice Sheridan, second, Joan Gillis. Flight 3 – First, Louise Warnimont, second, Millie Mills.
The Pinettes played on May 3 on the West Course and the game was “revert to par.”
Flight 1 – Karen Hobbs, 77; Janet Schultz, 79. Flight 2 – Mary Ann Blake, 83; Sandy Hallet, 89; Elke Phillingane, 89. Flight 3 – Anne Jones, 92; Mary Steffan, 93; Jan Flesca, 93. Flight 4 – Pat Talcott, 92; Daryl Pierce, 95; Ag Buckley, 95. Flight 5 – Joyce Reitler, 97; Sue Leary, 98.
Woodlake: The Ladies Niners played a “Don’t Worry Be Happy” tournament on May 2 with the following results:
Flight A – Mira Weber, 14; Nancy Kuhary, 15; Sook Shin, 16. Flight B – Margie Spory, 13; Roberta Danielson, 14; Barb Misiaszek, 15. Flight C – Barb Schmidt, 14; Rhea Russell, 16; Margaret Corbin, 16. Barb Schmidt chipped in on No. 6.
Knollwood: The Rainmakers played in a low gross, low net and low putts tournament on May 2 and the winners were: Flight 1 – Gross: Lucky Levin, 44. Net: Lois Vollmer, 31; Putts: Penny Higgins, 13. Flight 2 – Gross: Dee Hancock, 46; Net: Georgia Snow, 31; Putts: Dot Harper, 14. Flight 3 – Gross: Marilyn Huntress, 48; Net: June Davidson, 29; Putts: Marquita Daniels, 16. Flight 4 – Gross: Jo Ann Hoff, 51; Net: Honey Hackett, 30; Putts – Peg Baran, 13.
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers played their monthly low net Members Cup on May 3 and the flight winners were:
Flight 1 – Bonnie Quesenberry, 67; Louise Pierce, tied at 72, with Elaine Workman; Carol Morris, tied at 73, with Holly Meystre.
Flight 2 – Nancy Jacobs, 67; Joy Shelton, tied at 71, with Penny Burke; Ginger Addis, tied at 75, with Joan McCreedy.
Flight 3 – Rosemary Dietrichson, 69; Dotty Garman, 72; Lavone Pare, 74.
Seven Lakes: Dottie Sparke won the May Cordial Cup tournament with a net 66.
Flight 1 – Linda Strohmenger, 71; Joyce Charles, 73; Marge Blake, 75. Flight 2 – Ione Katz, 73; Nancy Peterson, 74; Marilyn Quintana, 75.
Pinewild: Barbara Tencza won the Peer Play-N.C. State Play Day tournament on the Holly Course with a net score of 61. Barbara will be recognized in the N.C. Women’s Golf Association newsletter as well as receiving a charm and plaque acknowledging her win.
Other scores: Flight 1 – Gross: Jean Grieshaber, 74; Carol Pitzer, 77; Debra Regula, 79. Net: Ellen Sherman, 64; Kay Rednour, 65; Ginger Lash, 66.
Flight 2 – Shirley Wake, 83; BJ Fulcher, 85; Bobbie Erdman, 87. Net: Connie Heimann, 63; Linda Critzer, 65; Jean Dix, 67.
Flight 3 – Gross: Kathy Samchalk, 92; Marilyn Mahan, 94 (MOC); Terri Birkhauser, 94 (MOC). Net: Nancy Butler, 62; Nancy Niedmaier, 63; Kay Cormier, 66.
Closest to the pin on No. 17 was Connie Norman, and on No. 3 it was Dee McMahon.
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