Notebook: Four Holes-in-One for Jacobs
Hole-in-One: Nancy Jacobs, a member at Southern Pines, scored her fourth hole-in-one March 20, on the 89-yard ninth hole. She used her 9-wood to reach the green, and her witnesses were Joan McCreedy, Elaine Workman and Mary Margaret McNeill.
Henry Sponik, a member at Pinehurst, scored his ace March 20, on the 148-yard seventh hole, of Course No. 3, using his 6-iron. His playing partners were Jack Briley, Stephan Frobey and Jeffrey Irving.
Beacon Ridge: The 18-Hole Ladies played March 27 in a team event. The format was two best net balls on even holes. The winners: LaVonne Hurd, Ardie Dodge, Linda Dunning, Blind Draw, 60; Gloria Stanley, Judy Kullberg, Ellen Leslie, Lindy DiBella, 63; Nancy Cunningham, Sonja White, Marianne Foley, Mary Lois Teyssier, 65.
The Beaconettes played in a two best balls of the foursome contest, even holes only: Sally Terrutty, Ruth Shannon, Barbara Mercer and Jo An Dyson, tied at 31, with Jean Opdyke, Pat Blair and Mary Hauck.
Foxfire: The Ladies Golf Association played March 28 in a game of low putts. The winners: Sue Manley, 28; Sharon Hinkle, 29; Judy Dickerson, 30; Jean Brown, Sue Bachelder and Judy Rankin all tied at 31.
Whispering Pines: Sunday Supper Golf was played March 25 and the format was a criss-cross: the front nine holes are paired with the back nine holes (No. 1 and No. 10 are a pair), and the lowest gross and lowest net ball scores are placed on the score cards. Gross – First: Hope and Hal Dugenske with Peg and George Carfi, 30; Karen and John Wheeler with Nancy and Dean Donley, 30. Second: Susan Shorten and Pat Lynch tied at 32, with Fred and Kristie Wolferman, and with Gladys and Bill Wade with Peggy and Bob Flygar.
Net: Chris and Rich Mancuso with Shirley and John Wake, 21; Gloria Beck and Bob Beck, with Carol and Bill Saylor, tied at 22, with Donna and Butch Granados with Jan and Eddie Marshall.
The Men’s Golf Association played March 28 and the format was two best net balls of the foursome on the West Course. Bill Stripling, Paul Hallet, Win Loughlin, Roger Amoroso, 118; Dick Mills, Tom Harp, Bob Flygar, Jim Kelley, 123.
Pinehurst: The Women’s Golf Association played on Course No. 3 March 22 and the format was two best balls on holes that you can see (three, six, nine, 12, 15, 18) and one best ball on all others. Lynn Delgarn, Nancy Dorato, Teresa Harmicar, Betsey Bindley, 84; Jean W. Conroy, Bonnie Hanly, Paulette Clayton, Sally Means, 85; Roe Lyons, Jackie Meyer, Diane Becker, Patty Moore, 87 (MOC); Rhonda Brooks, Donna Tanner, Sandy Edens, Dianne Yelovich, 87 (MOC); Lisa Akers, Mary Scott Arnold, Lulu Eichhorn, Tricia Johnson, 87 (MOC); Mary Lynn McDermid, Deborah Sizer, Brenda Thomas, Zona Willis, 87 (MOC); Betsey McCann, Susan M. Smith, Joan Sponik, Donna Chapman, 87 (MOC).
Patty Moore won low gross with 79.
The Silver Foils played March 27 in an away-day tournament at National Golf Club. The format was two best balls of the foursome. Jean Funderburg, Joann Breslin, Mary Wardrop, Teresa Harmicar, 125; Ro Kachel, Diane McCall, Dottie Brown, Kay Monteith, 130; Nan Wood, Judy Lewis, Mary Corry, Cindy Motter, 131.
Closest to the pin honors went to Mira Reynolds for handicaps under 22 and to Joann Breslin with handicaps over 23.
The Men’s Golf Association held its annual spring breakfasts and business meetings March 6 and 7 followed by fall-back scrambles on Course No. 5.
For March 6: Overall – Dennis Dolgan, Jerry Sernak, Al Barrick, James Lucey, 67; Dan Bryant, William Norris, Louis Ferretti, William Noggle, 68 (MOC); Carmine Lemma, Alexander Lowrie, Bruce Monteith, Mike Conry, 34 (MOC).
Front nine: Stan Rohwedel, Don Torgersen, Phil Hinesley, Ron Reynolds, 33; Robert Eater, David Cook, Dennis McCann, Dave Kinney, 34 (MOC); Stephen Peyton, Robert Campbell, Lowell Corbin, Larry Harter, 34 (MOC). Back Nine: John Moses, Paul Gemme, Anthony Wildt, Terry Allie, 32; Bob Hilsby, Tom Little, Jim Mannix, Paul Hoban, 33 (MOC); Howard Milligan, Howard Schwartz, Herb Tietelman, Samuel Shirey, 33 (MOC).
Closest to the pin on No. 6 was Dennis McCann and on No. 13 it was Francis Corcoran.
For March 7: Overall – Jim Vigilis, Richard Caswell, Ronald Essick, Andy Thomas, 64; John Vann, Andy Anderson, Maurice Donnelly, John Wiatrak, 67 (MOC); Dave Hampton, Robert Groom, Bill Pelekoudas, John Bitting, 67 (MOC).
Front nine: Charles Bradbury, Gary Ahlfeld, Lou Mongelluzzo, Wesley May, 33 (MOC); Bill Lewis, Ron Kuklok, Pete Kremer, Jack Wells, 33; Robert Ironside, Mike Wallace, Jim Kaczmarek, Terry Wade.
Back nine: Jack Pritchard, John McCarthy, Alex Porter, Bryan Culwick, 33 (MOC); Murray Stern, John Hess, Lawrence Heiden, Luther Hutchinson, 33 (MOC); Aly Badawy, Thomas Holderby, Robert Hoffman, Bill Livolsi, 33 (MOC).
Whispering Woods: The Ladies Golf Association played March 26 in a best front or back contest. Tina Burns, 32; Brenda Kirk, 34; Gerry Scalia, 36.
The Men’s Golf Association played March 23 in an individual Stableford tournament: Al Gaeta, 49 points; Ken Pomeroy and Tony Rodriguez tied at 39 points.
On Monday, March 26, the game was one net score on holes four and five and one gross ball on par-3 holes. Joe Leyman, Tom Lyon, Bob Carlson, Tony Rodriguez, 71.
On March 28, two net balls were needed on even holes of the front nine and odd holes on the back nine: Al Gaeta, Glenn Bernhard, Rich Moran and Phil Scalia all scored 67.
Longleaf: The Longleaf Ladies played March 8 in a variable best ball of the foursome game. Roberta Williams, Diane Steele, Terry Zeterberg, Lucie Saylor, 61; Carol Crook, Pat Koubek, Marian Morrison, Terry Cantele, tied at 63, with Eleanor Carraher, Marcia Hayes, Irene Blakeman, Darlene Luppino.
On March 15 the game was low gross and low net. Gross: Eleanor Carraher, 50 (MOC); Pat Koubek, 50 (MOC). Net: Christine Carter, 67; Darlene Luppino, 68.
On March 22 the game was a “spring fling” tournament – 18-holers and nine-holers playing together in a nine-hole captain’s choice. Suzanne Faker, Sandy Carroll, Diane Schutts, 40; Alane Lennon, Joan Baldwin, Terry Zeterberg, Joan Bell, 41; Nancy Miner, Christine Carter, Irene Blakeman, Susan Halleck, 42.
Seven Lakes: The Women’s Golf Association played in a buddy tournament, two-person teams. Overall: Joyce Charles and Betty Larson, 66. Flight 1 – Connie Galford and Edna Oliver, 67; Donna McClung and Dot Sparke, 70. Flight 2 – Mary Ann Gerney and Nancy Peterson, 67; Kathy Goodman and Mary Pagano, 71.
Southern Pines: The Par Seekers played their spring fling tournament March 27: Carol Morris, Ginger Addis, Joan McCreedy, Lavon Pare, 129; Bonnie Quesenberry, Penny Burke, Dotty Garman, Louise Pierce, tied at 130, with Susan Ray, Joy Shelton, Pat Easter; Pat Billingham, Barb Michetti, Char Donovan, Rita Mae Taylor, tied at 132, with Jenny Sherrill, Holly Meystre, Rosemary Dietrichson, Pat Black; Elaine Workman, Sue McMullan, Ann Miller, Pat Hoffman, 133; Ann Kendall, Flo DeSandy, Nancy Jacobs, Mary Margaret McNeill, 143.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played March 22 in a two best balls net of the threesomes. Peg Baron, Dee Hancock, Barbara Mellinger, 66; Nancy Hartwick, Marjorie Heffner, Penny Higgins, 70; Georgia Snow, Bev Braunscheidel, Carol Linthicum 70.
The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament March 28 and the format was two best net balls of the foursome. Overall: Steve Zachary, Dick Madeira, Neil Hartwick, Blind Draw, 117. Steve Zachary won low gross with 78.
In a nine-hole skins game Bill Parke won on No. 1, Bob Mellinger on No. 4 and Lee Hancock on No. #9. Lee Hancock won low gross with a 39.
Woodlake: The Ladies Niners played in a “two mulligan stew” tournament March 19 on the Palmer Course. Flight A – Lois Vaughn, 32; Joyce Boisvert, 33; Elena Burd, 35. Flight B – Brenda Tillman, 33; Margie Spory, 33; Barb Misiaszek, 34. Flight C – Margaret Corbin, 32; Lil Johnston, 38; Pat Brennan, 39 (MOC); Mary Lawrie, 39 (MOC).
The Ladies Niners played a back nine/best of five holes on the Maples Course March 26: Flight A – Lois Vaughn, 18; Joyce Boisvert, 20; Bev Lawson, 21 (MOC); Barb Johnson, 21 (MOC); Elena Burd, 21 (MOC); Flight C – Ellie Leaman, 18; Mary Lawrie, 20 (MOC); Margaret Corbin, 20 (MOC).
Knollwood: The Sandblasters played March 28 in a two best balls of the foursome. First: Paul Leach, Jack Henderson, Joe Alden, Jim Burrill, 59. Second: Richard Lawrenson, Derrick North, Dick Baird, Dick Heilman, 60. Third: Clark Russell, Paul Cottam, Paul Aschmetat, Jim Braunscheidel, 62. Ed Campbell won low gross with 40 and Jim Burrill won low net with 31. John Mannion won closest to the pin.
The Rainmakers played March 28 in a contest of scores only on par-3s and par-5s with one-half of each player’s handicap used for scoring. Flight 1 – Lucky Levin, 15; Penny Higgins, 17. Flight 2 – Dot Smith and Linda Parke tied at 18. Lois Vollmer and Janet McDowell tied at 17. Flight 3 – Miyuki Kallagis and Pat Easter tied at 17; Barbara Mellinger, 18. Flight 4 – Elizabeth Garner and Mary Moore tied at 21. Carole Amlot, Sandra Gerders and Honey Hackett tied at 24.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played March 22 in a Peer Play Tournament. Flight 1 – Gross: Andy Gwaltney, 78; David Stackhouse, 80; Miles Baldwin, 85. Net: Bill Pozdol, 70 (MOC); Robert Watt, 70 (MOC); Rick Grieshaver, 76. Flight 3: Gross: Doug Schmidt, 86; Art Lannon, 88; Leon D’Onle, 89. Net: Dick Mitchell, 70; Bill Kennedy, 72; Thomas Vicenik, 73. Flight 4 - Gross: Tony Alvarez, 87; Larry Perkinson, 90; Bob Livingston, 95. Net: Jim Belford, 70; Bill Smith, 74; JC Norman, 76. Flight 5 – Gross: Kevin Connelly, 84; Ray Slywka, 94; Mike Fowley, 96; Net: Tom Greene, 67; Joseph Owen, 72; John Wake, 74.
Closest to the pin winners on the front nine were James O’Brien on No. 3 and on No. 8 it was Joseph Owen. On the back nine it was Thomas Buckley on No. 12 and Fergie Ferguson on No. 17.
The Ladies Golf Association played March 27 in an ABCD format. One score was needed from the AB players and one from the CD players. First – Peggy Clark, Karen Smith, Shelly Rhone, Kathy Lannon, 124. Second – Jean Weiler, Dee McMahon, Ann McNeish, BD, 124. Third – Jean Grieshaber, Nan Prosser, Chris Johnson, Liz Polston, 129. Fourth – Kay Rednour, Carol Smith, Marilyn Mahan, Karen Gilbert, 129. Fifth – Debra Smith, Sally Manich, Penny junk, Carla Jones, 129. Closest to the pin on No. 3 was Karen Gilbert, on No. 8 it was Debbie Rotondo and No. 12 was Liz Polston.
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