Notebook: Hall, 70, Uses Ace, Eagle for 66
Hole-In-One: Linda Elliott scored a hole-in-one Jan. 12, while playing the fourth hole of Pinehurst No. 4. Linda used her wedge to cover the 107 yards to the green. Linda was partnered with her fiance, Bill Martens, and two Pinehurst Resort visitors. This was Linda’s first-hole-in one.
Mel Hall, a member at the Bluff Golf Links, scored his ace Feb. 3, on the 165-yard 10th hole, using a 6-iron into the wind. Mel also eagled the 18th hole to finish his best lifetime round of 66. He is 70 years old, and this is the second time he has beaten his age. Parks Allred and Bob Rigby were witnesses to this remarkable round.
Billie Oxrieder, a member at Pinehurst, scored her third ace Feb. 2 while playing the 16th hole of Course No. 6. She used her 6-iron to cover the 90 yards to the green. Linda Smythe and Carol Hannah completed the threesome.
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played Feb. 14 and the game was two best balls of the foursome: Paul Cottam, Bill Bradley, Bob Mellinger, Joe Alden, 58; John Mannion, Don Palmer, Derrick North, Jim Shoemaker, 59; Wallace Gourley, Jim Burrill, Phil Colwell, Blind Draw, 61. Paul Cottam won low gross with 36, and Jim Shoemaker won closest to the pin.
Whispering Pines: The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 15, on the West Course, and the game was two best balls of the foursome. First – Lenny Mills, Cody Talcot, Jim Kelley, Bob Tate, 120 (MOC). Second – Chuck Barth, Joe Merry, Ken Gagnon, Tom Murphy, 120 (MOC).
Beacon Ridge: The 18-Hole Ladies played Feb. 14 in a red flag event. The winners were Joyce Loney, 23; Marianne Foley, 27; Lois Owen, 28; Judy Kullberg, 28; Kathleen Deignan, 28.
Pinehurst: The Chippers played Feb. 15, on the back nine of Course No. 6, in an odd holes only tournament, with 50 percent of each player’s handicap used for scoring. Francine Smarelli, Ann Kastl and Ann Thum-Borst tied at 12.
The Women’s Golf Association played Feb. 9 on Course No. 4 in a “ready for a beach vacation.” Ann Nash, Nancy Dorato, Teresa Harmicar, M.J. Zinn, 87; Bonnie Hanley, Bette Rycroft, Beth Bennington, Paulette Clayton, 89 (MOC); Cheri Guidice, Theresa Noggle, Diane McCall, Franny Stewart, 89 (MOC); Sis Liston, Sheryl Robinson, Roe Lyons, Estelle Menke, 90; Jean Funderburg, Jackie Meyer, Shirley Kronbach, Kath Richardson, 91 (MOC); Carol Hannah, Deborah Sizer, Janice Kaczmarek, Brenda Thomas, 91 (MOC).
The Women’s Golf Association played Feb. 16 in a Valentine’s leftover contest. One best ball on holes with a “V” were used for scoring. The winners were Nancy Dorato, Cindy Motter, Cheri Guidice, Teresa Harmicar, 115.
The Silver Foils played Feb. 14 and the format was two best balls on the front nine and one on the back nine. Jean Sundstrom, M. J. Zinn, Kathy Mondock, Joanie Moynihan, 93; Jan Kuklok, Karol Collins, Mira Reynolds, Nan Wood, 95; Cheri Guidice, Solita Hawes, Silvia Bisbe, Lulu Eichhorn, 100.
The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 7 in a Nassau tournament. The format was one best ball on par-3 and par-5 holes and two best balls on par-4 holes. Overall: Dan Bryant, Jack Laflin, Robert Eater, Louis Ferretti, 100 (MOC); James Lucey, Bruce Monteith, Paul Hoban, Sterling Stetson, 100 (MOC); Robert Nielsen, Jim Fenner, Timothy Dwyer, Alex Yue, 100 (MOC).
Front nine: Richard Allen, Thomas Burton, Richard Smetana, Ron Sundstrom, 47; Hank Szczsponik, Steve Frobey, Harvey Kettering, Jeffrey Irving, 48; John Munz, Joseph Sousa, Jerome Forrest, Les Turner, 48 (MOC).
Back nine: James Williams, Larry Scanlan, David Cook, Edmund Guidice, 50; Antoni Chempinski, Howard Schwartz, Terry Lane, Richard Bock, 51 (MOC); Bill May, Frank Hopper, John Alfieri, Tony Cates, 51 (MOC).
Paul Hoban won closest to the pin on the fifth hole, and Jerome Forrest on the 18th hole.
The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 8 on Course No. 1 in a format of one best ball on par-3 and par-5 holes and one on par-4 holes. Overall: Jack McCall, Ronald Wiles, David Brown, Dennis Graff, 91; Bob Hilsby, Jerry Kolster, Jim Mannix, Stan Rohwedel, 92; Robert Groom, Duane Tanner, Andy Anderson, jack Wells, 93.
Front nine: Ken Hepner, William Huber, William Hannah, John Lammers, 49; Thomas Holderby, Lou Mongelluzzo, Bryan Culwick, Charles Flood, 51 (MOC); Thomas Brown, Bob Gault, Joel Shriberg, Bob Sponzo.
Back nine: Gary Miller, Raymond Martin, Fred Nuenighoff, Jerry Raugh, 41; Peter Hanly, Jeff Smythe, Bobby Jones, Mike Yelovich, 42; Don Anderson, Louis Marchand, Charles Butters, Bill Pelekoudas, 44. Don Anderson won closest to the pin on No. 6 and Aly Badawy on No. 13.
The Birdies played Feb. 13 and the format was one best ball on all holes except for three pre-selected holes on the front nine and three pre-selected holes on the back nine, with two best balls needed on those holes for scoring.
Carol Mulcahy, Dora Pealer, Tee Noggle, Jan Kuklok, 76; Mary Chapman, Franny Stewart, Joan Sponik, Colleen Dolgan, 80 (MOC); Silvia Bisbe, Donna Chapman, Joyce McWayne, Darlene Skinner, 80 (MOC).
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 10 and the event was one low net for each foursome: Ken Pomeroy, Bob Carlson, Bud Henty, Glenn Bernhard, 55.
The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 13 in a format of one low net ball on par-3 and par-5 holes and two low net balls on par-4 holes. The winners: Steve Luckhaus, Charley Frick, Tony Rodriquez, Tom Lyon, 90.
On Feb. 15, the Men’s Golf Association played in a peer tournament, with Steve Luckhaus leading with net 68, Bud Henty with net 71, and Tony Rodriquez and Hank Smallacombe tying with net 70.
Midland: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Feb. 15 and the format was two best balls of the foursome. Overall: Neil Hartwick, Joe Alden, John Conroy, Dick Baird, 126. Jim Braunscheidel won low gross with an 85.
In a nine-hole skins game the winners were: John McMahon on hole No. 1; Jerry Kelly on hole No. 6; Steve Zachary on hole No. 7; Phil Colwell on hole No. 8. John McMahon won low gross with 41.
Seven Lakes: The Nine Hole Lakers played Feb. 15 and the game was “throw out all water holes” (four, five, eight). Full handicaps were used for scoring. Flight 1 – Marilyn Hoffman, 14; Ellen Smith, 15; Joan Anderson, 16. Flight 2 – Sandy Zimmer, 14 (MOC); Judy Collins, 14 (MOC).
The Women’s Golf Association played Feb. 15 in a cordial cup format. Flight 1 – Diane Boston, 74; Betty Larsen, 75; Marilyn Quintana, 78. Flight 2 – Edna Oliver, 72; Mary Ann Gerney, 74; Donna McClung and Kathy Goodman tied at 79.
Longleaf: The Longleaf Ladies played Feb. 9 in a game of low putts: Ann Baukages, 29; Judy Mulvihill, 33; Sally Emerine, 35; Pat Koubek, 35; Eleanor Carraher, 35.
The Men’s Golf Association played Feb. 15 and the game was 15-24-33 (one net ball was used on par-5 holes, two on par-4 holes and three on par-3 holes): Ted Gleason, Jeff Mitchell, Lee Moore, Kevin Rowland, 29 under par; Joe Carter, Terry McDaniel, Jim Curlee, Blind Draw, 18 under par; Bob Daoust, Hugh Mensch, Paul Hogan, Fred Schrank, 18 under par.
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