Notebook: Taylor Records First Ace
Hole-in-One: Rita Mae Taylor, a member at Southern Pines, scored her ace Nov. 1, on the 91- yard seventh hole, using her 7-wood. This was Rita’s first hole-in-one, and her witnesses were Char Donovan and Jeanice Snyder.
Pinewild: The Men’s Golf Association played Nov. 1, on the Magnolia Course, in a team and individual event, with two best balls of the foursome needed for scoring. Team: David Stackhouse, Harold Bell, Ed Rackowski, Charles Young, 21 under par; Andy Gwaltney, Tony Alvarez, Jim O’Brien, Blind Draw, 18 under par; Wayne Rhone, Fergie Ferguson, Ted Kenny, Tony Petricola, 14 under par.
Individual: Flight 1 – Gross: Rocco Simone, 81; David Stackhouse, 82. Net: Vern DeGrange, 72 (MOC); John Stohler, 72 (MOC). Flight 2 – Gross: Ted Kenny, 89; Ed Rackowski, 91. Net: Charles Young, 73; JC Norman, 75.
Walt Kaczynski was closest to the hole on hole No. 3, Ted Kenny on No. 7, Bob Behnke on No. 12 and Vern DeGrange on No. 15.
Pinehurst: The Men’s Golf Association played a Nassau tournament Oct. 30 on Course No. 1 and the format was two best balls of the foursome. Overall: James Cooley, Tony Embrey, Gene Horvath, Ron Milam, 121.
Front nine: Gerald Casinella, Roger Saylor, Ray Bowles, Larry Phillips, 61.
Back nine: James Peterson, Clifford Rees, Albert Barbero, Tom Flanagan, 65.
The Men’s Golf Association played Oct. 31, on Course No. 6, in a Nassau two best ball Stableford tournament. Overall: First – Mike Wallace, Ronald Wiles, David Brown, Jack McCall, 84; Dick Haefele, Jack Thomasson, Tom Knorr, Murray Stern, 78 (MOC); John McCarthy, Andy Thomas, Richard Caswell, Alan Greenblatt, 78 (MOC). Front – Richard Johnston, Dick Showalter, Richard Berkshire, Harry Herman, 45; Joe Pesek, David Cook, Roy Longhta, Bob Fazio, 44; Andy Anderson, Dennis Green, Jim Kaczmarek, Duane Tanner, 43.
The Birdies played Nov. 5 on Course No. 4 and the game was one best ball; however, prior to play each team could vote out the score for one par-3, one par-4 and one par-5.
First – Sue Ferretti, Thersia Noggle, Barbara Ann Miller, Susan Smith, 49. Second – Brenda Thomas, Joan Sponik, Helen Brissette, Ann Thomasson, 53.
The Women’s Golf Association played Nov. 8 in a “bookends” tournament. The format was two best balls on holes one, nine, 10 and 18, and one best ball on all others. First – Pat Milligan, Gay Padgett, Dianne Yelovich, Dorothy Brown, 72; Second – Patricia Christina, Carol Mulcahy, Tonya Brown, Jane Lee, 74 (MOC); Third – Soung Ja Neubauer, Billie Oxrieder, Patti O’Day, Ann Thomasson, 74 (MOC).
Dianne Yelovich won low gross with 77.
Midland: The Ladies Golf Association played Nov. 1 in a low net tournament. The 18-hole winner was Penny Higgins with 72, and the nine-hole winner was Jo Ann Hoff with 37.
Whispering Pines: The Ninettes played Nov. 5 in a “predict your score” tournament, minus each player’s handicap. Competition was on the East Course; the winners were Margaret Pluff, even; Shirley Sherrill and Linda Anderson both carded minus one.
The Men’s Golf Association played a captain’s choice event Nov. 7, on the West Course. Jim Kelley, Art Woodward and Simon Alty, 64; Jim Phillingane, George Venet and Cody Talcott, 65.
Southern Pines: Bonnie Quesenberry is the Par Seekers 2012 club champion with a two-day gross score of 164.
The Par Seekers played their “wing ding” tournament Nov. 6, and the format was a captain’s choice on the front nine and two better balls on the back nine.
Jenny Sherrill, Louise Pierce, Penny Burke, Charlotte Donovan, 111; Bonnie Quesenberry, Barbara Michetti, Nancy Jacobs, Pat Black, 112; Elaine Workman, Ginger Addis, Jeanice Snyder, Lavonne Pare, 119; Dottie Guckin, Susie Ray, Holly Meystre, Joy Shelton, 120; Ann Kendall, Carol Morris, Flo DeSandy, Kathy Waldron, 122.
Seven Lakes: The Women’s Golf Association completed a two-week ringer tournament. Flight 1 – Peggy Ballew, 63; Kristen Foster, tied at 67, with Kathy Mokricky; Joyce Charles, tied at 69, with Connie Galford.
Flight 2 – MaryAnn Gerney, 65; Marge Blake, tied at 68, with Kathy Goodman and Dottie Sparke; Edna Oliver, tied at 71, with Mary Pagano and Grae Starwald.
Marge Blake won the November Cordial Cup with a net 68.
Flight 1 – Diane Boston, 76 (MOC); Roni Hann, 76 (MOC). Flight 2 – MaryAnn Gerney, 72; Kristin Foster, 74; Peg Woodard, 78.
Beacon Ridge: The Beaconettes held a Cancer CARE Fund golf outing Oct. 25. Seventy women participated in a nine-hole golfing event followed by lunch. A voluntary blind donation raised more than $2,200 for the Cancer CARE Fund; 100 percent of funds raised goes directly to the Cancer CARE Fund of the Moore Regional Hospital Foundation. The foundation provides prostheses, wigs, transportation, medications and other individual needs of cancer patients.
Chairs for the event were Susan Schurr, Beaconette president, and Barbara True, Moore Regional Hospital Foundation volunteer. This will be an annual event at Beacon Ridge.
Judy Kullberg won the 18-hole Beacon Cup for November with a net score of 72. Flight 1 – Nancy Cunningham, 80; Joyce Loney, 83; Janice Sargert, 83. Flight 2 – Sarah Abbott, 74; Lindy DiBella, 74; Lois Dole, 78.
Linda Talbot, won the November nine-hole Beaconette Cup, with a net score of 34.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Nov. 11 in a ccramble tournament. Ken Pomeroy, Charley Frick, Bob Carlson and Glenn Bernhard won with a net 65.
Nov. 11 the format was three net balls on par-3 holes, two on par-4 holes and one on par-5 holes. Steve Luckhaus, Charley Frick, Charley Brady and Glenn Bernhard won with a score of 131.
Woodlake: The Ladies Golf Association completed their fall tournament, a two-day event, played on the Palmer Course. Scoring was the best 18 of 36 holes. Gross – Darla Howe, 80. Net – Barbara McCleneghen, 56 and Lynn Ball, 56.
Knollwood: The Rainmakers played Oct. 5 in a low gross, low net, low putts tournament.
Flight 1 – Gross – Penny Higgins, tied at 46, with Peggy Jones. Net – Linda Parke, 34. Putts – Doris Stone, 17.
Flight 2 – Gross – Joan Mangrum, 46. Net – Liz Green, 34. Putts – 14. Flight 3 – Gross – Bonnie Colwell, 49. Net – Honey Hackett, tied at 35, with Liz Garner. Putts – Peg Baran, 15.
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