Notebook: Midland Member Records Ace
Hole-in-One: Joel Rabdau, a member at Midland, scored an ace June 24 while playing the 153-yard 11th hole. Joel used his 6-iron. This was his fourth hole-in-one, and his witnesses were his wife, Joanne, and their son Michael.
Betty Lynch, a member at National, scored her first ace Aug. 8, while playing the 108-yard second hole. Betty used her 5-wood to reach the green. Her playing partners were Susie Points and Wanda Little.
Gerry Chupik, of Whispering Pines Country Club, scored a hole-in-one Aug. 8 while playing an away match with the Wanderers. Competition was at Seven Lakes Country Club, and he used his 6-iron to cover the 138 yards to the 10th green. Playing with him were Ron Hendrick, Jerry Lewis and Ron Derrick. This was his second hole-in-one in 16 years, and he is the third Wanderer to score a hole-in-one over the past four years.
Chuck Terrill, a member at Pinehurst, scored an ace July 31 while playing in the men’s member-member tournament. He used his 7-iron on the 138-yard 13th hole of Course No. 5. His playing partner was Bob Campbell.
Pinehurst: Larry Cox and Raymond Martin were the overall winners in the Men’s Golf Association member/member tournament. The format was one best ball on the front nine and alternate shots on the back nine. July 31 – Front nine/best ball: Louis Ferretti and Dan Bryant, 28; Terry Daly and William Noggle, 29; Bruce Monteith and Paul Hoban, 30. Back nine/alternate shot: Robert Van Laningham and Robert Rogers, 31 (MOC); Dave Hampton and Steven Robinson, 31 (MOC); Carmine Lemma and Charles Clack, 31 (MOC).
Aug. 1 – Front nine/best ball: Larry Cox and Raymond Martin, 28; Terry Davis and Roger Denisar, 29 (MOC); Bryan Culwick and Lou Mongelluzzo.
Back nine/alternate shot: Larry Cox and Raymond Martin, 29; John Malpass and John Vann, 32 (MOC); Jeff Harmon and George Christophersen, 32 (MOC).
Tuesday overall winners were: Carmine Lemma and Charles Clack, 125 (MOC); Terry Daly and William Noggle, 125 (MOC); Robert Campbell and Chuck Terrill, 126 (MOC); Hank Szczsponik and Jack Briley, 126(MOC); Larry Ringen and Steven Tierney, 127; Robert Van Laningham and Robert Rogers, 128.
Wednesday overall winners: Terry Davis and Rodger Danisar, 125; Ronald Hasbrouck and Aly Badawy, 127; John Malpass and John Vann, 129; John Roe and Bob McNally, 130; Bryan Culwick and Lou Mongelluzzo, 130 (MOC); Tom Little and Allan Jaggar, 132 (MOC).
The Chippers played Aug. 8, on Course No. 5, with only par-4 holes needed for scoring. Ann Kastl, 31; Debbie Fitzgerald, 38; Nancy Nielsen, tied at 39, with Francine Smarrelli.
The Birdies played Aug. 6 on Course No. 6 in this format: 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. First – Brenda Thomas, Myrna Spencer, Mary Bartley, Sue Griggs, 80; Second – Jane Lee, Bonnie Hanly, Joyce Riedell, Sue Ferretti, 82. Nancy McNally, Joyce McWane, Francine Smarrelli and Vicki Hancock, 82
The Women’s Golf Association played on Course No. 6 in a “Dog Days of Summer” competition. The format was one best ball on holes one, four, nine, 12, 15 and two best balls on all others. Helen Ozment, Marilyn Thomas, Joyce Harter, Tricia Williamson, 101; Joyce McWane, Patti O’Day, Cheri Guidice, Gail Ford, 105 (MOC); Audrae Thibodeau, Marty Dickinson, Mary Pappas, Margaret Banke, 105 (MOC); Christi DeDona, Marie Schneider, Barbara McKitrick, Diana Staley, 106.
Midland: The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 8 with the 18-holers playing an abbreviated nine-hole skins game. Neil Hartwick won on hole No. 2, Dick Madeira on hole No. 4, and Harvey Koonce on hole No. 5.
The 9-Holers played a two-man best ball competition, with John Durkin and Jim Braunscheidel carding a net 27.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 2 in a peer play competition:
Flight 1 – Gross: Greg McDuffie, 75 (MOC); Jim Moon, 75 (MOC); George Watterworth, 80. Net: Mike Critzer, 67; Wayne Rhone, 71 (MOC); Bob Behnke, 71 (MOC).
Flight 2 – Gross: Doug Schmidt, 79; Harold Bell, 80; Pete Nehlsen, 83. Net: Tom Vicenik, 69 (MOC); Tom Greene, 69 (MOC); Lee D’Onle, 73.
Flight 3 – Gross: Mike Fowley, 89; Ed Rackowski, 90; Norm Elliott, 91. Net: Stainton Smith, 74 (MOC); Don Garratt, 75; JC Norman, 76.
Flight 4 – Gross: Jim Young, 89; Denny DiDonato, 91; Don Schneider, 96. Net: Jack Mahan, 70; Dan Angus, 76; Art Romero, 77.
Closest to the pin on the Magnolia Course were Ken Powers on No. 3, Art Lannon on No. 7, Don Garratt on No. 12, and Tom Greene on No. 15.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 3 in net scores only event. The winners were Glenn Bernhard, Bob Carlson, Charley Frick and Ken Pomeroy with 55.
The Men’s Golf Association played Aug. 8 in a Texas scramble with two gross scores and one net score needed for scoring. The winners were Tom Lyon, Charley Frick, Bud Henty and Ken Pomeroy with 213.
The Beaconettes played Aug. 9 in a two best balls of the foursome: Mary McMahon, Susan Schurr, Ruth Shannon and Pat Dublino, 62; Terry Rudziensky, Pat Price and Mary Price, 65.
Seven Lakes: The Lakers played a step-aside captain’s choice Aug. 7, and the winning team was Jeanne Thomson, Judy Streit and Barbara Gerhardt with 35.
Woodlake: The Lady Niners played in a Mutt and Jeff tournament Aug. 6: Flight A – Barb Schmidt, 15; Brenda Tillman, 17; Sook Shin, 19. Flight B – Margie Spory, 18, (MOC); Pat Brennan, 18 (MOC); Joyce Petersen 20 (MOC); Ellen Harris, 20 (MOC). Flight C – Mary Lawrie, 16; Margaret Corbin, 19 (MOC); Ellie Leaman, 19 (MOC).
Whispering Pines: Hal Dugenske is 2012 Men’s Golf Association club champion. The format was match play, and Dugenske defeated Jim Kelley 4 and 3 in the championship flight. Flight 1 – John Gerwig defeated David Mathias, 2 and 1. Flight 2 – Chet Paff defeated Bob Cunningham, 8 and 7. Flight 3 – Fred Gruninger beat John Gillis 1 up. Flight 4 – Jerry Leary defeated Ron Derrick 2 and 1.
The Wanderers, a traveling group from Whispering Pines, played at Seven Lakes Country Club Aug. 9 in a format of one best ball of each two-man team. Flight 1 – Matt Ragsdale and John Gerwig, 63; Rick McNulty and Phil Duggins, 65. Chuck Daley won low gross with 77, and Rich Gibbons won low net at 72.
Flight 2 – Al Motta and Rich Mancuso, 63; Bob Beck and Cody Talcott, 65. Bob Beck won low gross with 79 and Cody Talcott won low net at 71.
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