Notebook: Jacobsen Gets Hole-in-One
Hole-in-One: James “Jake” Jacobsen, a member at Pinehurst Country Club, scored his ace Dec. 10, on the 13th hole of Course No. 6. Jake used his 5-wood to cover the 146 yards to the green. He is also 83 years old, and it’s his third hole-in-one. Playing with Jake were Dave Parsons, Arland Sandvic and Jim Jepson, all members of Pinehurst Country Club.
Bill Graning scored a hole-in-one Dec. 4 on the 12th hole of the Holly Course. Bill used his 5-iron to cover the 135 yards to the green. His playing partners were Larry Burnat and Dave Devendorf.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played Dec. 18 in a two best balls of the foursome format. The winners were Dick Kelly, Wallace Gourley, Jim Braunschiedel, Vic Kendall, 60 (MOC); Derrick North, Dick Baird, Len Grasso, Blind Draw, 60 (MOC); Steve Zachary, Ron Flock, Jim Burrill, Blind Draw, 69 (MOC).
Bill Crenson won low gross with 39 and Dick Maderia and Jim Burrill tied at 32 for low net. John Mannion won closest to the pin.
Longleaf: The Men’s Golf Association played in a Stableford format Dec. 12 with full handicaps of each player used for scoring. A bogey earned one point, a par earned two points, a birdie three points, and an eagle four points. Inclement weather reduced the contest to nine holes. Terry Carraher, 20 points; Lee Moore, 19 points; Hugh Mensch, 18 points.
On Dec. 19 the Men’s Golf Association played a team event and the format was two best balls of the foursome, with full handicap used for scoring. Fritz Baukhages, Paul Hogan, Richard Hallman and Jeff Mitchell, 26 under par. Bob Carbrey, Ric Cortes, Bob Leo and Terry McDaniel, 22 under par.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played a net best ball event Dec. 6 on the Holly Course.
Team winners: Glenn Manich, Ed Rackowski, JC Norman, Bill Stevens, 19 under par; Vern DeGrange, Ted Kenny, Dick Mack, Bruce Townsend, 16 under par; Harold Bell, Dick Mitchell, Dan Angus, Stainton Smith, 15 under par.
Individual winners: Flight 1 – Gross – Ted Davison, 79; Dan Daniels, 81. Net – Ed Rackowski, 69; Fergie Ferguson, 70. Flight 2 – Gross – Don Schneider, 91; Tom Zelinski, 93. Net – JC Norman, 72; Bill Stevens, 73. Closest to the pin honors were won by Pete McNeish on No. 3, Tom Zelinski on No. 8, Stainton Smith on No. 12 and Gill Underwood on No. 17.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 13 in a gold tee scramble on the Magnolia Course. Miles Baldwin, Jim McMahon, Bill Sherman, Gary Blair, 10 under par; Mike Critzer, Walt Kaczynski, Jim Young, Joseph Owen, 8 under par; Bob Behnke, Harold, Don Schneider, Dick Mack, 8 under par; Scott Parker, Glenn Manich, Bob Livingston, Martin Samchalk, 8 under par. Closest to the pin honors went to Tom Zelinski on No. 3, Jack Mahan on No. 7, Mike Wirt on No. 12, and Tony Alvarez on No. 15.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 10 in a yellow ball plus one net score on each hole. Ken Pomeroy, Charley Frick, Bob Carlson, Joe Matejka, 127; Steve Luckhaus, Al Gaeta, Charlie Brady, Tom Lyon, 127.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 12 in a one gross and one net ball used for scoring on each hole. Steve Luckhaus, Al Gaeta and Charlie Brady carded a 137.
Whispering Pines: The Wanderers, a traveling group of CCWP, played at Anderson Creek Golf Course Dec. 11, and the format was one best ball of each two-man team. Flight 1 – Dean Donley and George Venet, 64; Larry Boron and John Gerwig, 67. Dean Donley won low gross with 79, and John Gerwig won low net with 74.
Flight 2 – Jerry Lloyd and Ernest Rizzi, 68; Al Motta and Bob Tate, 69.
Tom Jones won low gross with 87 and Rich Mancuso won low net with a 74.
The Men’s Golf Association played a two best ball “guilt free” event Dec. 12 and the winners were Jim Phillingane, Bob Flesca, George Venet, Glenn Bernhard, 121; Bill Wade, Paul Hallet, Bill Campling, Dean Morrison, 124.
Pinehurst: The Silver Foils played Dec. 18 in a mixer tournament. One best ball of the foursome was needed for scoring. Flossie Parks, Karen Plankar, Nancy Geddes, Joyce McWane, 60; Diane McCall, Elsie Jasinski, Cindy Motter, Irene Corbin, 61; Lulu Eichhorn, Kathy Mondock, Ann Nash, Marilyn Thomas, 62.
The Women’s Golf Association played Dec. 20, on Course No. 5, in a sleigh ride contest. The format was 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 — Judy Avist, Jo Rolman, Ann Nash, J.J. Zinn, 82; Jean Sundstrom, Diane Becker, Irene Corbin, Mickey Scarborough, 84 (MOC); Betty Reycroft, Dianne Yelovich, Sue Griggs, Diane Staley, 84 (MOC).
Gail Ford was presented the award for the most improved player of 2012 at the annual meeting and breakfast of the Women’s Golf Association. Kendra Muir presented the award, and then she was presented with the Women’s Golf Association’s Championship Putter Boy trophy.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 11 on Course No. 5 in a Nassau tournament. The format was two best balls of the foursome. Overall: Charles Clack, Robert Rogers, Carmine Lemma, George Neil, 112 (MOC); Paul Gemme, Lee Nagle, Chuck Lineback, Randy Whitten, 112 (MOC); Tony Wildt, Glenn Hirata, Stephen Erickson, Mike McKitrick, 114.
Front nine: Ernie Ferrell, Bill Moore, Garry Walsh, Dunton Wyatt, 56; Don Hill, Richard Stitely, Robert Siegfried, Jim Taiclet, 57.
Back nine: Larry McWane, John Zalewski, Howard Milligan, Murray Williamson, 57; Lee Grant, Stewart Heilman, Mark Bodenheimer, Dave Kinney, 59.
The Men’s Golf Association played Dec. 12 on Course No. 5 in a Nassau tournament with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring. Overall: David Brown, Dennis Graff, jack McCall, Mike Wallace, 110; Joe Koontz, Ron Kuklok, Wayne Pensenstadler, Ross McDonald, 116; James Peterson, Gordon Smith, Ray Dingman, Dave Kilpatrick, 123.
Front nine: Terry Allie, Charles Clayton, Swifton Barnette, Gary Peterson, 61 (MOC); John Carlyle, Bob Hepner, Michael LaGraff, Robert Wood, 61 (MOC).
Back nine: Walt Bond, Richard Means, Jim Casey, Edmund Guidice, 62; John Gerney, Steve Karpas, Thomas Skidmore, Dick May, 63.
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