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On April 14, with winds blowing 20-35 mph, David Hannah shot a bogey-free round of 68 at the Crow Creek Golf Club and helped lead his team to victory. Three-man team: 1. David Hannah, Rich Murphy and Jerry Zimmerman, +19; 2. Andy McCorison, Paul Murray and Ray Hickey, +15.
Individual best net quota points within each flight: A, David Hannah (+12); B, Paul Murray (+6); C, Jerry Zimmerman and Ray Hickey (+6).
JIM HUNT EAGLES
TWICE HOLING OUT
Jim Hunt of Sunset Beach made two eagles on the 525-yard, par-5 fourth hole of the Maples Course at Sea Trail. The first was April 15, using a driver, a 4-wood and a pitching wedge. The second was April 18, using a driver, a 4-wood and an 8-iron.
MARY CONNOLLY ACES
No. 2 AT PANTHER’S RUN
Mary Connolly, playing on Easter Sunday in an Ocean Ridge couples event, made a hole-in-one on the second hole at Panther’s Run. She used a pitching wedge on the 105-yard hole.
The Beachcombers played a 1-2-3 tournament at April 17 at Carolina Shores. The winners with a score of 121 (-15) were Gary Gutheil, Ed Hennessey, Jim Quigley and Bob Byrne. Second place with a 123 (-13) were Bob Smith Jim Beairsto, Paul Michal and Stu Cleveland. Low gross for the day was Paul Michal (88). Low nets for the day were Bill Cameron, 65, and Ed Hennessey, 66. Bill Cameron was voted golfer of the week.
NINE IS FINE
The Brick Landing Nine Is Fine golf group played the week of April 12. Winners were selected based upon net scores. First place went to Dottie Leelike with a 34. Kathy Melleky and Nancy Gorman tied for second place with a 35. Nancy Gorman had a chip-in on No. 4.
BRICK LANDING LGA
The Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf Association’s April 16 league play was ace day, low net, with the lowest net score declared “Ace of the Month.” All “Ace of the Month” winners will compete for “Ace of the Year” honors at the end of the league season.
Elsa Bonstein scored a low net of 73 to place first in the first flight. Irene Dowdy was second with a 75 and Bonnie Giehl placed third with an 80.
In the second flight, Lois Huber scored a 71 for first place. Barbara Karkut came in second with a 74 and Cathy Shanley placed third with a 79.
The third-flight winner was Sharon Deutsch, the newest league member, who scored a 67 and won “Ace of the Month” honors. Polly Berkheimer placed second with a 73 and Mary Tacea came in third with an 80.
Shirley Dowd had a chip-in for par on No. 6.
MEN’S SPORTS CLUB
The men’s club shootout was Saturday. Jim Edes, Dick Brown, Bob Melleky and Jay Votaw were first (+22 points). Dave Biesack, Jim Campana, Bill Wells and Brian Walker were second (+11.5 points). Ray Audette, Mike O’Brien, Ray Collins and Owen Letter were third (+10.5 points).
Individually, Jim Edes was first with +10.5 points. Mike O’Brien was second with +8.5 points. Gene Bonstein was third with +8.0 points. Brierwood Women’s Golf Association (4-14-09).
Results of the best-ball game April 16 (one best ball on par 5s, two best balls on par 4s, three best balls on par 3s. In first at 20-under par were Paul Salerno, Mike Prokop, Jim Pope and Marty Brkal. In second at 19 under were George Edwards, Jack Baynton and two blind draws. In third at 16 under were Jim Robinson, Odie Johnson, Tom Bowen and Bob Sterner and the team of Harvey Hundley, Chuck Hornfeck, Les Craft and a blind draw.
On Saturday, the format was two best balls on the par 4s and par 5s and three best balls on the par 3s. In first at 34-under par were Al Bloom, Len Henderson, Ralph Trimmer and Bob Sterner. In second at 25 under were Wayne McGlothlin, Jerry Lula, Odie Johnson and Mike Prokop.
On Monday the game was two best balls. In first at 26-under par were George Edwards, Tom Bowen, Joe Brust and a blind draw. In second at 24 under were Bob Snoek, Dave Harpr, Jim Pope and a blind draw. In third at 23 under were Bob Nobes, Paul Salerno, Bernie Gruzlewski and Jack Harrison.
The format for the Brierwood Women’s Golf Association event April 14 was crossover, nine holes total using one-half handicap and selecting either Nos. 1 or 10, Nos. 2 or 11, etc. In the first flight, Nancy Kumlin had a low gross of 37. For low net, Mickey Salerno had a score of 24 and had the fewest putts at 28. In flight 2, Pat Kronyak had a low gross of 41. The low net at 22 was by Rita DuGan. The fewest-putts award went to JoAnne Davis with 29. In flight 3, Marianne Nobes had low gross of 46 The low-net award went to Jean Lacerenza at 26, and she also won fewest putts, 33.
Chip-ins were made by Rita DuGan on hole No. 1, Mary Schaack on No. 4, JoAnne Davis on No. 7 and Mickey Salerno on No. 17. Birdies were made by Nancy Kumlin and Cindy Northrup on No. 6 and Mickey Salerno on No. 17.
BRIERWOOD MIXED SCRAMBLE
At 20-under par, the team of Rita Dugan, Glenn Green and Bob Nobes came in first in the Brierwood nine-hole mixed scramble April 15. Second went to the team of Ralph Trimmer, Carola Hornfeck, Fran Thomas and Oddie Johnson. Third went to the team of Deloris Gausch, Marian Johnson, Marianne Nobes and Chuck Hornfeck.
BRUNSWICK PLANTATION LGL
The format April 13 was odd holes. Dogwood-Azalea: 1. Karen Buchelt, 32.0; 2. Kathy Toeppner, 33.0; 3. Mae Drezek and Becky Seibert, 35. Azalea-Magnolia: 1. Ginny Guille, 40.0; 2. Kathy Patrick, 40.5; 3. Kathy Lucyszyn, 41.0.
Chip-ins: Jan Spessard, Dogwood No. 7; Ellie Allen, Dogwood No. 4; Joan Miller, Azalea No. 3. Birdies: Ellie Allen, Dogwood No. 4; Renee December, Azalea No. 7.
On Friday, the Calabashers played the Beachwood Golf Course, using the Stableford as a format. The winning team was Rod Rodriguez, Woody Knox, Tom Leach and John Duthie at +10 ½. In second was the second of Bill Bowden, Harry Birnie, Charlie Webber and Art Willms at +9.
The CVGA (Calabash Veterans Golf Association) played its weekly outing April 13 at Carolina Shores Golf Club. The format was two-man team, best ball. Flight A winners were Lynn Harbold and Bob Byrne with a score of 61. Flight B went to Hal Riebesehl and Steve Kaperak with a 56. Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Gary Gutheil, Bill McDavit, Loren Ruck and Hal Riebesehl.
Sandpiper Bay was the site of the Calabash VFW weekly modified Stableford match, played April 13. First at +9: Bob Quinlan, John DiFloure, Mark Mason and Ed Hennessey. Second at +8 1/2: Jack Goin, Tony Nye, Larry Clark and Robert Turner. Third: Bob Champion, Bill Nemeth, Rich Marnell and John Goss at +5. Fourth: Tom McCormack, Joe Williams and Herbie Johnson at +2 1/2. Fifth: Bob Haight, Rich Murphy, Ken Anthony, and Bill Muckridge at +1. Tony Nye, Herbie Johnson, John Goss and R. J. Branham had one skin each. Low rounds of the day were Tony Nye, 79, and Lee Harrison, Mark Mason and Bill Muckridge, with 81s.
On April 13 at Farmstead, Sid Pennington, Von Hincher, John Ducey and Cliff Musselman placed first with a 146. Format for the day was cha-cha-cha. Ned Meier, Bob Jaeger, Hugh Chinn and John Ogden were second with a 147.
On April 15 at Meadowlands, Sid Pennington, Von Hincher, Bob Jaeger and John Ogden placed first with a 148. Team scoring was three nets on the par 5s, two nets on par 4s and one on the par 3s. Placing second with a 151 were Dick Woodard, Hugh Chinn, Joe Gallo and a blind draw.
On Friday at Meadowlands, Jim Kennedy, Ron Doeblin, Von Hincher, John Ducey and John Methvin placed first with a 169. The five-man teams scored two nets on the par-3 and par-4 holes three nets on the par 5s. Jerry Rubin, Steve Maiorca, Ned Meier, Boomer Needham and Joe Gallo placed second with a 172.
CAROLINA SHOReS MEN
The game Friday was one low gross, two low nets (not the same ball). First: Glen Ikens, Dan Roberts, Mal MacRaild and a blind draw. Second: Bill Marsh, Keith Rogerson, Joe Fiorvanti and a blind draw. Third: John Dougherty, Jay Leskowicz, Jim Burke, Bob Fyock. Closest to the pin: No. 7, Keith Rogerson; No. 12, Glen Ikens, No. 17, Jim Burke. Skins: Keith Rogerson, Ed Morris, Bob Fyock, Joe Fiorvanti, Wayne Burchfield, Glen Ikens.
In a modified Stableford match April 17 at Sandpiper Bay, the front-nine winners at +5 ½ were were Donnie Studds, Al Timcyk and Hank Beuke. Back-nine winners at +8 ½ and overall winners at +12 were Jerry Way, Frank Case, Jim Simmons and Fred Langston. Fadeaways flight winners: A, +3, Herb Johnson; B, +5, John Parisi; C, +6 ½, Bob Mecleary; D, + 3 ½, Mickey Golden.
Modified Stableford results from the April 7 event at Farmstead. Front nine: 1. Dick Turner, Bob Wiltbank, Bob Mckissock, Bill Kasper, +2; 2. Larry Zub, Duane Durbin, Pat Weese, W. Curtis Brenk, +.5; 3. Paul Groves, Ted Fletcher, Tim Carpenter, Mike Naudus, +.5. Back nine: 1. Montour, Howie Murphy, Dick Klesius, Gary Sessi +4; 2. Dick Turner, Bob Wiltbank, Bob Mckissock, Bill Kasper, +3.5. Overall: Dick Turner, Bob Wiltbank, Bob Mckissock, Bill Kasper, +5.5; 2. Yvon Montour, Howie Murphy, Dick Klesius, Gary Sessi, +2; 3. Larry Zub, Duane Durbin, Pat Weese, W.Curtis Brenk +.5. Individual: A, Bill Favro, even; B, Howie Murphy, +2.5; C, Ken Dube, +5; D, Bill Kasper, +4.5. Superflight: Ken Dube +5.
AL GRAHAM TOURNEY
Thirty players and eight teams played the Al Graham Stableford tourney on tax day. The winners were Boots Bromwell, Don Rose, Ron Buck and Jerry Strickler at +10. In second were Dick Boyle, Tony Languell, Joe Fioravanti and a blind draw by a match of cards over Dan Roberts, Joe Clark, Bill Teschler and Mal Mac Raild. Both teams carded +5. Next were Leo Jarmusz, Roger Thompson, Jim Barnett and Jim Burke at +2.
GRAND STRAND SMGA
The Grand Strand Seniors Mens Golf Association played its weekly event April 13 at Cypress Bay Golf Club in Little River, S.C. The format is stroke play with handicap. Each flight is awarded a low-gross and low-net winner. This week it had 76 golfers, so there were four flights, A through D. All par 3s have closest-to-the-pin awards for white and gold tees. The following are the winners. A flight: Charles Naspinski (78 gross), Peter Perog (64 net). B flight: Don Woodgeard (83 gross), Bob Lange (65 net). C flight: Frank Woodruff (91 gross), Ed Carney (67 net). D flight: Ray Desso (93 gross), Tom Beaver (67 net). Closest to the pin: White tee: No. 4, Michael Basmagy, 11 feet, 11 inches; No. 8, Frank Hess, 8-4; No. 13, Bud Knittel, 21-8; No. 16, Tony Giresi, 12-5. Gold tee: No. 4, Jimmy Fox, 4-3; No. 8, Ed Carney, 9-6; No. 13, Angelo Bertolozzi, 9-2; No. 16, Wil Garvin, 14-10.
The Lockwood Ladies Golf League played an even-holes tournament April 16. Trish Benardo was first at 34, Carol Bowers second at 35 and Dianne Lock third at 36.5. Sue Clark birdied No. 16. She also had chip-ins on No. 1 and No. 16. Kathy Spinoso chipped in on No. 14.
Results of the match April 13 at Farmstead Golf Course. The tee-to-green format subtracted total putts from gross score. Flight 1: Lorraine Heroux 50, Bev Ibbott 54. Flight 2: Sue Durbin, Libby Spivey, 54. Flight 3: Pat Hamerick, 59; Linda Bye, 65. Flight 4: Joan Zimmerman and Penny Crowford, 70.
Birdies: Miriam Laconte, Nos. 9 and 12; Donna Phelps, No. 17; Sally Manifold, No. 12; Sue Durbin, Nos. 1 and 12; Joan Zimmerman, No. 3. Chip-ins: Miriam Laconte, No. 12; Sue Durbin, No. 12; Anna Hackathorn, No, 10; Linda Bye, No. 4; Dorine Stoecker, No. 6. Fewest putts: Sally Manifold, 30.
OCEAN RIDGE COUPLES
Results of the Ocean Ridge Sunday couples event played on Easter Sunday at Panther’s Run (one low net per couple scored on each hole). 1. Brian and Toni Roe at -11; 2. George James and Ann Turner at -10; 3. Jerry and Margaret Dinda at -9; T4. Roger and Linda Buck and Frank and Dusty Burianek, both at -8; 5. Dick and Mary Connolly at -7; 6. Phil and Reggie Harrington at -6; 7. Bill Bixler and Joanie Marsh at -5.
Birdies: Joe Coffini, chip-in at No. 11; Dick Connolly at No. 11. Low nets were Brian Roe and Linda Buck at 69.
The highlight of the day was a hole-in-one by Mary Connolly on No. 2.
OCEAN RIDGE MIXED COUPLES
Results of the mixed couples event played April 19 at Lion’s Paw. The game counted two best nets per hole, one from the women and one from the men. 1. Joe Vankoski, Dusty Burianek, Don Rowland, and Mary Connolly at -29; 2. Howard Ray, Roberta Drummond, Brian Roe, and Pam Fitzgerald at -27; T. 3 Al Keegan, Toni Roe, Doug Drummond, and Ruth Ray, and the team of Lew Hankes, Grace Bradicich, Bill Sasser, and Carole Schuster, -24.
Birdies: Don Rowland, No. 6 (chip-in); Mary Connolly, No. 6; Howard Ray, No. 13; Al Keegan, No. 18; Toni Roe, No. 3 (chip-in); Pete Seelos, No. 13; Grace Bradicich, No. 11; Lew Hankes, No. 13
Other chip-ins: Roberta Drummond, No. 15; Linda Buck, No. 6; Lew Hankes. No. 9.
Low nets: Carole Schuster had the lowest net for the day at 58. Margaret Dinda had a 60. Doris McLaughlin and Dusty Burianek had 61s. Howard Ray and Toni Roe had 62s. Grace Bradicich and Pam Fitzgerald had 67s. Mary Hankes, Don Rowland, Ruth Ray, Ann Turner, and Roberta Drummond had 68s. Linda Buck and Al Keegan had 69s.
OCEAN RIDGE LGA
Results of the match April 15 at Tiger’s Eye. The format was low putts, by individual and by team. 1. Linda Van Horn: 29 putts; 2. Frankie Neal, 31 putts; 3. Becky Williams, 31 putts. First team in putts (127): Linda Van Horn, Toni Roe, Frankie Neal and Ann Turner. Second (137): Sally Duffy, Ginny Alger, Nancy Macdonald and Valerie Ratchford. Third (138): Carole Milnichuk, Nancy Stamboni, Debbie MacFarlane and Becky Williams.
Birdies: Linda Van Horn, No. 11; Sally Duffy, No. 8; Linda Buck, No. 8; Pat Brook, No. 8; Peggy Roland, No. 6; Carole Milnichuk, No. 8; Patsy Mays, Nos. 15 and 17; and Pam Fitzgerald with a chip-in birdie on No.18. Chip-ins: Valarie Ratchford, No. 13, Peggy Roland, No. 4; Debbie Mac Farlane. No. 10. Low net: Nancy Stamboni, 64; low gross, Patsy Mays, 83.
Results of the two low-nets tourney April 13 at Panther’s Run. First: Sally Duffy, Joan Graham, Carole Schuster, Kathleen Bassett (blind draw). Second: Mickie Underhill, Grace Bradicich, Ann Turner, Carole Schuster (blind draw).
Chip-ins: Kathleen Bassett, No. 5. Low net: Carole Schuster, 68. Low gross: Sally Duffy 85.
The Players Golf Association weekly tournament was played April 16 at Meadowlands Golf Course. The game was modified cha-cha-cha, using alternate tee boxes each hole. Winning team with a score of 126 were Bill Favro, Don Clark, Wil Garvin and a blind draw. Second with a 128 were Jack Gorman, Bob Lange, Carl Price and John McCloy. Third at 132 were Bob Butkevicius, Ernie Schober, Dick Pearce and blind draw. Fourth at 136 Ernie Weeks, George Griffin, Bob Flack and a blind draw. Closest to the pin were Dick Pearce at No. 5, Ernie Schober at No. 8 and Bob Butkevicius at No. 11 and No. 15.
The game Friday was best ball from two partners per hole. Partners were then paired with another twosome from a different course to establish a final total score.
First: Gary Swanson, Al Hooker, Jack Hinte and Doug Stokes, -25. Second: Vince Niland, Bob Eason, J.J. Whalen and Ron Robichaud, -24. Third was a tie at -22 between the team of Sam Milora, Ron Redman, Bob Arace and P.J. Jones and the team of Ron Thompson, Al Bowman, Frank Testa and Bill Pohlman.
Closest to the pin: No. 6 Sand, Tom Hooker; No. 6 Piper, Tom Hooker; No. 5 Bay, Vince Niland.
The game of sixes (one low gross, two low gross and three low gross) produced a winning team of Barbara Malina, Debbie O’Dell, Kathy Harniman and Carolyn Bosman with a score of 195. Second went to the team of Donna Powers, Carol Groner, Ealine Southard and Pat Soule with a 196. Third was the team of Dee Gillin, Martha Hannon, Karen Hertling and a blind draw with a score of 199.
Low gross: Barbara Malina (97) and Donna Powers on a match of cards over Carol Groner (101). Low net: Donna Powers on a match of cards over Barbara Malina (65). Sally Nolan came in third with a 69. Chip-ins: Debbie O’Dell on No. 5, Kathy Hahl on No. 10 and No. 18, Karen Hertling on No. 13 and Barbara Malina on No. 16 and No. 17.
SANDPIPER BAY MGA
The game April 15 was count one gross and one net score per hole (not from the same player). Sand to Piper flight: Led by Marv Petthal, the team including Don DeMore, John Murphy (five straight pars) and a blind draw finished first at -16. Second at -8 were Lou Zotter, John Hannigan, Mike Matlock and Ron Donley. Piper to Bay flight: Gene Anderson, Chuck Denny, Ed McTighe and Jack Dobson were first at -14. At -13 was the team of Ron Thompson, Al Bowman, Dennis Restiano and Norm Burgess. Bay to Sand flight: Dan Copeland, P.J. Jones, Doug Williams and Bill Zanzalari scored a -12 and took first. Second was a tie between the team of Tony Rossi, Bob Arace, John Grossglass and Al Paynter and the team of Dan Alsup, Frank Gajderowicz, Bob Schenck and Tom Townsend.
On April 13, the game was Chicago. Sand to Piper flight: Jack Dobson led the way at +10 and took first. Second was a two-way tie between Charles Richardson and John Grossglass at +9. Fourth went to Bill Pohlman with a +7. Fifth was Tony Hanna with a +6. Piper to Bay flight: Jack Hinte led the way with +13 and took first place. Second was a tie between Joe Mcllroy and Hal Foley with a +8. Fourth went to Ronnie Redman at +7. Fifth was Don Bartholomew, who carded a +5. Bay to Sand flight: Phil Whittaker and Al Roeder led the way with a +6s and took first place. Third was Ed Killgoar with a +5. Fourth was a +4 by John Donnelly. Five others tied for fifth with +3.
Results of the event April 15 at the Maples Course (format was par 4s, half handicap). Flight 1: 1. Joanne Larson, 30; 2. Sandy Reynolds, 34 (match of cards); 3. Louisa Clatterbuck, 34 (match of cards). Flight 2: 1. Joanne Barton, 29; 2. Pat Reid, 31; 3. Gail Cafaro, 36 (match of cards); Flight 3: 1. Sue King, 29; 2. Virginia Foulds, 32; 3. Birgit Carpenter, 34. Flight 4: 1. Linda Hogan, 35; 2. Joyce Hellman, 36 (match of cards); 3. Bette Vallilo, 36 (match of cards).
Chip-ins: Pat Reid, No. 2. Jeanine Berger, No. 3. Loretta DeVita, No. 11. Madeline Dubas, No. 12. Louisa Clatterbuck, No. 13. Linda Hogan, No. 14. Madeline Dubas, No. 15. Mary Couch, No. 18. Birdies: JoAnne Barton, No. 8. Madeline Dubas, No. 17. Diane Scheck, No. 17. MaryLou Miller, No. 17.
The Sea Trail Men’s Golf Association played an individual better nine holes of 18 holes, gross and net, April 14 on the Maples Course.
A flight, gross. 1. Monte Beebe, 36 (match of cards); 2. Mike Depauw, 36; 3. Ron Dubas, 39. Net: 1. Jim Hitchcock, 31.5 (m/c); 2. John Barton, 31.5; 3. Lou DeVita, 33.
B flight: gross, 1. Bob Perry, 36; 2. John Bowles, 39 (m/c); 3. Jerry Stoll, 39. Net: 1. Brian Blaine, 32.5; 2. John Markatos, 33; 3. Ed Apalinski, 33.5.
C flight: gross, Bill McNeil, 40 (m/c); 2. Bo Sellers, 40; 3. Lee Sutton, 42. Net: Skip O’Leary, 32.5; 2. Dick Sellers, 33; 3. Ben Madura, 33.5.
D flight, gross: 1. Ron Bombolis, 41 (m/c); 2. Frank Martorelli, 41; 3. Frank Santisi, 46. Net: 1. Dave Salisch, 32.5; 2. Jim Foley, 34; 3. Bob Miller, 36.
E flight, gross: 1. Gary Fagan, 39; 2. Jim Gooding, 42; 3. John Goodrich, 46. Net: 1. John Johnsen, 31; 2. Bob Gartner, 33.5; 3. Gary Keife, 37.5.
F flight, gross. Charlie Schorpp, 39; 2. Brad Dague, 43; 3. Bill White, 46. Net: 1. Joe Carpinello, 31; 2. Tom Layden, 33; 3. Vince Brown, 33.5.
G flight, gross: 1. Bud Brandt, 46 (m/c); 2. Tony Imondi, 46; 3. Paul Laputka, 48. Net: Howard Van Dusen, 33; 2. Rich Chamberlain, 34; 3. John Hogan, 35.
H flight, gross: 1. Ches Burton, 45; 2. Dick Zinser, 46; 3. John McDermott, 49. Net: 1. Haley Jones, 31; 2. George Bartley, 33; 3. Bob Leahy, 34.5.
SEA TRAIL COUPLES
The winners of the After-Easter Couples Tournament played on the Maples Course: back nine, first were Pam and Jim Hardie, Betty Hewell and Vic Hahn; second were Charlene and Allen Doolittle, Diane and Nick Carcich; third were Babe and Ben Madura, Cherle and John Rothermel. Front nine: first, Marianne and Neila Stickler, Marilyn and Bob Perry; second Carol and Marv Peters, Carol and Bud Myers; third, Inger and Gary Dickson, Bob and Anita Clark.