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OCEAN RIDGE COUPLES
Ocean Ridge Couples played a two-best-nets match (one from the men and one from the ladies) on May 25 on Panther’s Run.
The winning team was Bob and Grace Bradicich and Walter and Carole Milnichuk (blind draw) at -23.
In second were Walter and Carole Milnichuk and Tom and Marie Best at -18 (match of cards). In third were Frank and Dusty Burianek and Don and Peggy Rowland at -18. In fourth were George James and Ann Turner and Lynn and Bev Furman at -16 (match of cards). In fifth were Bob and Jane Kirkpatrick and Howard and Ruth Ray at -16.
Nine golfers made birdies: Howard Ray at No. 2 and No. 9, Carole Milnichuk at No. 6, Tom Best a chip-in at No. 11, Ron Sisk at No. 4, Grace Bradicich at No. 17, Diane Gruver at No. 6, Jerry Dinda at No. 10, George James at No. 17 and Debbie Vankoski at No. 6.
Low nets were Bob Bradicich at 63 (10 putts on the front nine), John Pugh and Don Rowland at 65, Pat Brooks at 66, Howard Ray at 67 and George James and Fred Bank at 69.
A mixed couples match was played June 1 on Panthers Run at Ocean Ridge. The game was played using one best net on odd-numbered holes and two best nets on even-numbered holes.
Finishing first were Howard Ray, Pat Brooks, Lynn Furman and Toni Roe at -25. Finishing second were Guy Giancarlo, Carole Milnichuk, Bob Hartman and Judy Keegan at -24. Finishing third were Frank Burianek, Pamela Bank, Becky Williams and Charlie Roberts at -22. Finishing fourth were Wayne Cameron, Ann Turner, Greg Paynter and Judy McLellan at -21. Finishing fifth were George James, Jan Cameron, Glenn McLellan and Joan Graham at -19 (match of cards).
Ten golfers made birdies: Charlie Roberts at No. 15 (chip-in), Guy Giancarlo at No. 16, Bob Hartman at No. 11 and No. 18, Howard Ray at No. 2, No. 3 and No. 15, Pat Brooks at No. 3, Toni Roe at No. 3, George Brooks at No. 7 and No. 17, Joan Graham at No. 2, Jan Cameron at No. 8 (chip-in) and Greg Paynter at No. 15. Ruth Ray had a chip-in at No. 8.
Low nets were Linda Buck, Roger Buck and George James at 69, Dusty Burianek, Guy Giancarlo and Glenn McLellan at 68, Rich Kane at 67, Bob Hartman and Al Keegan at 66, Howard Ray at 65, Wayne Cameron and Pam Banks at 64 and Toni Roe at 62 (first time she broke 90).
A Ladies League match was on May 26. The format was the best two-balls of the foursome. On the Dogwood/Azalea course, Moe MacDonald, Carrie Wilson, Sue Sadlon and Marge Neilson were the winners (123). On the Magnolia/Dogwood course, Mary Helen Naecker, Mary Ann Walker, Ellie Grant and Kathy Rosenberg were first (134). Grant made a birdie at the second hole at Dogwood. Geri Conroy had a chip-in on the fourth hole at Magnolia and Mary Ann Walker had a chip-in on the sixth hole at Magnolia.
The Crow Creek Men’s League had three-man-team matches May 26. In the format, each golfer is awarded points based on gross scores for each hole. Each golfer’s net points are added together for the team score. The team with the highest net points wins. In the individual flights, the golfer with the highest net points for each fight wins.
The first-place team was John Krug, Bob Bazydlo and Marvin Spohn (+11). In second were Mike Travers, Artie Stoecker and Jerry Zimmerman (+9). In third were Royal Philpott, John Huntey and Mike Murphy (+7)
The winner in flight A was Krug (+6). Richard Bye won flight B (+6). Ray Schatz won flight C (+7).
Krug shot a gross score of 71 (1-under par).
WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATON
The Women’s Golf Association of Carolina National had a stroke/medal play tourney on May 27.
In the first flight, first place in low gross was Pat Schutzman (88). First place in low net was Dottie Reynolds (65). Second place in low net was Jane Schlesser 69.
In the second flight, first place in low gross was Carol McAndrews (94). First place in low net was Jane Erdtmann (69). Second place in low net was Chris Peacock (71). Third place in low net was Pat Wepprecht (72).
In the third flight, first place low gross was Diane Sloat (99). First place in low net was Evelyn Buckner (68). Second place in low net was Linda Gelinas (72). Third place in low net was Carole McNeil (73).
In the fourth flight, first place in low gross was Kathy Andrew (94). First place in low net were Liz Schmitt and Marlene Staplefeldt (65).
A flighted low-gross, low-net tournament was played May 26 at the Farmstead Golf Course.
In first flight gross, Mary Jane Labant was the winner (88). The net winner was Judy Hardin (68). Hardin had the fewest putts (29).
In second flight gross, Anna Hackathorn won (90).The net winner was Libby Spivey (68). Ketty Fitzpatrick had the fewest putts (31).
In third flight gross, Linda Blewitt won (91). The net winner was Nancy Creech (68). Linda Blewitt had the fewest putts (35).
In fourth flight gross, Wilma Mowery was the winner (94). The net winner was Linda Jones (68).
There was a two-way tie for fewest putts between Wilma Mowery and Linda Jones (34).
Five golfers made birdies: Janis Ortmeyer (No. 12), Carol Boudreau (No. 12), Hackathorn (No. 17), Spivey (No. 12 and No. 17) and Nancy Griffin (No. 3).
Four golfers made chip-ins: Ortmeyer (No. 12), Jeannie Rosberg (No. 4), Donna Phelps (No. 18), Denise Maynard (No. 8) and Anna Merritt (No. 13).
The Sandpiper Bay Men’s Golf Association played a tournament May 28. The game was count one best ball on the first three holes, two on the second three holes and three on the last three holes. Repeat on the back nine.
In the Piper to Bay flight, Phil Whittaker, John Hannigan, Jack Hinte and Sam Milora tied with
Jim Creighton, Bob Eason, Gene McDonald and Larry Barr (-26). Second went to Gordy Coulson, Hal Foley, Wayne Purdy and Don DeMore (-25). Third went to Herb Wheelock, Mike Finkelstein, Frank DeStefon and Chuck Maglio (-24).
In the Bay to Piper flight, Tony Rossi, Marv Penthal, Paul Maultsby and Tony Hanna won (-28). Ralph Bowman, Dan Norman, Charles Richardson and Frank Alcaraz were second (-26). Bob Nicoletti, Bobby Bryce, Mike Matlock and Tom Ioven were third (-24).
On May 26, the game was man in the box. Establish the rotation of the players in the foursome. One score from that golfer plus the other two best balls are the score for the holes.
The Sand course is closed for renovations so all play was on the remaining two nines.
In the Piper to Bay flight, Mike Phipps, Wayne Purdy, Jim King and Doug Williams were first (-27).
Sam Milora, Bill Lester, Bill Sarkisian and Otto Nelke tied with Greg Scalzi, Bobby Bryce, Ron Redman and Jim Wiseman (-24) for second. John Nicholson, Norm Burgess, Jeff Smith and Ron Donley were third (-21).
In the Bay to Piper flight, Bill Sirk, Marv Penthal, Paul Maultsby and Dick Eby won (-24).
Bob Nicoletti, John Radziewski, John Donnelly and Joe Arace were second (-19).
Joe Cramer, John Kealey, Paul Backman and Marvin Hance tied with Bob Eason, Bob Arace, Bill Pohlman and a blind were third (-18).
In the Friday’s men’s group, the match was individual gross score minus full handicap at the Bay and Piper courses.
Dan Norman and Joe Bonczek tied for first (net 63). Al Bowman and Dave Heard tied for third (net 64). John Radziewski and Gene Mcdonald tied for fifth (net 66). The closest-to-the-pin winner was Rich Brouwer.
OCEAN RIDGE Ladies
The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played a tournament May 12 at Lion’s Paw.
The game was animals. Each foursome received a set of animal cards, which was used within its foursome. The gorilla card was for shots out-of-bounds, the camel card for sand, the frog card for water and the snake card for three or more putts. Example: The first golfer that landed in the sand received the camel card. She passed it on to the next golfer to land in the sand, etc. At the end of nine holes, golfers possessing the cards lost to the others in the foursome. The game was repeated in the second nine holes.
Karen McCloskey broke 80 for the first time in league play with a score of 79.
Three golfers had chip-ins: Dorothy Bahnick (No. 18), Erma Krahl (No. 4) and Olive Larson (No. 4 from the sand).
Three golfers had birdies: Karen McCloskey (No. 11), Ginny Alger (No. 6) and Pat Brooks (No. 5, No. 6 and No. 17).
The low-gross winner was McCloskey (79) and the low-net winner was Pat Brooks (64).
An Al Graham Stableford tournament was played May 28 at the Carolina Shores Golf and Country Club.
The team of Ray Girard, Bob Barrett, Bill Teschler and Gene Sanborn won the tourney (+12). Second went to the team of Steve Jones, Chet Drouin, Joe Lowry and a blind draw (+10). Third went to Dan Roberts, Boots Bromwell, Jim Garrigan and Mal Mac Raild (+9). Fourth went to George Bridges, Joe Fioravanti, John Kain and Paul Wuthrich (+8).
In the skins game, one skin was awarded each to Leo Jarmusz, Bob Barrett, Steve Jones, George Bridges and Joe Fioravanti.
The Renegades played May 29. The format was low gross, low net.
The low-gross top-three finishers were Lin Penta (94), Donna Watkins (95) and Kathy Hahl (101).
The low-net top-three finishers were Penta (65), Watkins (66) and Hahl (72).
Hahl had the fewest putts (30). She also birdied the 12th hole.
On Friday, in a men’s tournament of one low gross and one low net each hole, Clyde Juergens, Dan Roberts, Rich Boyle and Chet Drouin were first (124). In second were Bob Barrett, Arnie Northrop, Gary Hertling and Don Errickson (131, by a match of cards). In third were Bill Marsh, Gene Sandborn, Rich Hamilton and Paul Wurthrich (131). In fourth were Mike Devereux, Mal MacRaild, Dick Polonski and Roger Thompson (132).
The low-gross winner was Juergens. The low-net winner was Drouin.
The closest-to-the-pin winners: Hamilton (No. 3), Sandborn (No. 7), Devereux (No. 12) and Frank Talak (No. 17).
Skins were won by Barrett, Juergens, Talak, Hamilton, Drouin, George Balbach and Devereux.
In a Carolina Shores LGA O-N-E-S match on May 29, Lois Howard at net 31 was first. Carol Szarka at net 32 was second. Sue Greiner at net 32.5 was third.
Ilsa Bateman had the fewest putts (29). Chip-ins were by Fran Pritchard at No. 18 and Sue Griener at No. 13.
Carol Szarka was the low-gross winner (87) and Lois Howard was the low-net winner (64).
CAROLINA BOGEY BUSTERS
The Carolina Bogey Busters played a match May 27 at Carolia Shores.
The format was one-net, two-net, three-net, cha-cha-cha.
The winning team at 36-under par was Ron Doeblin, Steve White, Dennis Sullivan and Matt Dunn.
In second at 29-under par were Bill Allen, Bruce Kertcher, John Ciemniewski and Ron Watson. In third at 21-under par (by match of cards) were Dick Wilson, Larry Frazier, Ralph Phillips and Ken Hodous. In fourth at 21-under par were Charlie Dugan, Jim Burke, Jim Parsch and Corbin Ledford.
Closest to the pin at No. 7 in flight A was Dick Wilson and in flight B Jim Burke.
OCEAN RIDGE Men's
The Ocean Ridge men’s league played a tournament May 26 at Lion’s Paw. The format was four nets, three nets, two nets, then repeat. Wilbur Browning, Roger Buck, Paul Socha and Don Rowland were first (-16). Doug MacDonald, Ed Gruver and Clyde Crowl and Bill Prophet were second (-15). Jim Story, Joe Coffini, Ken Russell and Paul Hardican were third (-12). Dick Orndoff, George James, Brian Toe and Thack Brown were fourth (-9).
A match was played May 28 at Tiger’s Eye. The format was six each per team: three nets, two nets, one net, then decide the holes at the end of the round. Bill Wakefield, Dick Sherwood, Charlie Roberts and Bob Hartman were first (-39). Doug MacDonald, Bill Johnston, Frank Burianek and Fred Bank were second (-36). Ron Righter, Wayne Underhill, Joe Neal and Don Rowland were third (-35).
The game of the week for the Brick Landing Ladies Golf Association was net points per hole with one point for bogey, two for a par, three for a birdie and four or an eagle.
In first flight, Jackie Seidler was the winner (35). Elsa Bonstein was second (34). Jean Lakey and Irene Dowdy tied for third (32).
In second flight, Sue Nelson was the winner (41). Bernice Logan was second (40). Pat Baumgardner was third (39).
In third flight, Mary Tacea was first (42). Peggy Campana was second (37). Mary Cofer was third (33).
Birdies were by Bernice Logan on No. 13 and Jean Lakey on No. 11. Chip-ins were by Mary Cofer on No. 8 and Sue Nelson on No. 6.
In the the men’s club tournament on May 27, the game was three best net on the par 3s, two best net on the par 4s and one best net on the par 5s.
The first-place team was Ray Audette, Mike O’Brien, Bill Healy and Owen Letter at -35.
Jim Barrett, Neil Nucci, John Kiupstas and Bob Grabb were second at -32.
Winners of the skins were Alan Morrissey, Gene Bonstein (two), John McGuirt, George Dowdy, Ray Audette, Jim McAvoy and Ted Lide.
In the men’s Saturday Shootout on May 31, Bill Kosanke, Dwight Christenbury, John Stafford and George Toepfer were first at +8. Bill Shanley, Tom Edwards, Pete Fedeli and Ted Lide were second at +4.5 Gene Bonstein, Dick Brown, Ken Urban and Alan Morrissey were third at +3.
Individual winners were Dwight Christenbury at +8 in the first flight, Joe Barry at +6 in the second flight and Tom Edwards at +5.5 in the third flight.
BRIERWOOD WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION
Golfers played the game crossover (best nine of 18 holes) less one-half handicap on May 27.
In fight A, Nancy Kumlin was first (net 24). Mary Schaack was second (net 26). She also had the fewest putts (26).
In flight B, Shirley Groff was first (24). There was a four-way tie for second at 26: Carolu Waldron, Sue Janovic, Cindy Northrup and Janice Owens. Waldron had he fewest putts (28).
In flight C, Jean Billie was first (22). Marge Harper was second (23). She also had the fewest putts (32). Sharon Beavers was third (33).
Four players had chip-ins: Northrup at No. 3, Mona Dye at No. 6, Schaack at No. 13 and Marje Roach at No 14. Three players made birdies: Dye at No. 3 and No. 6, Schaack at No. 9 and Roach at No. 14.
A Fadeaways modified Stableford match was played May 23 at Crow Creek.
The winners on the front nine (+8) were John Koester, Jerry Way, Charlie Schreck and Herb Johnson.
Winners on the back nine (+6) and overall (+13) were Gerry Speck, Al Timczyk, Gary Larourech and Fred Welch.
These were the flight winners: In A (+4 ) John Koester, in B (+6 ) Donnie Studds, in C (+3)Al Timczyk and in D (+3 ) Charlie Schreck.
Results from the low-gross, low-net matches played May 27.
In Piper to Bay low gross, Judy Nicoletti was first (84). Donna Phelps (85) was second. Joanne Clements (87) was third. In low net, Candy Jones and Deanna Donnelly tied for first (70). Marilyn Oliver was third (71).
In the Bay to Piper low gross, Bonnie Whitaker was first (97), Diane Rauch second (99) and Ginny Stout third (104).
In low net, there was a six-way tie for first at 74: Madonna Snyder, Betty Swain, Barb DeMore, Patty Lawton, Ann Polloci and Ethel Nobles.
Three golfers made birdies: Loretta Delamere (Piper No. 8), Donnelly (Piper No. 9) and Oliver (Piper No. 6).
Five golfers had chip-ins: (Piper No. 8), Oliver (Piper No. 6), Jean Hartwell (Bay No. 8), Ann Pollock (Bay No. 1) and Nobles (Piper No. 1).
BRIERWOOD MEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION
In a Sunday scramble May 25, the team of Jim Robinson, John Beavers, Nancy McGlothin and Marge Harper finished first at 3-under par. Reggie Fitzgerald, Lew Henderson, Cherly Robinson and Sharon Beavers were second (2-under par). Wayne McGlothlin, Dave Harper, Rita Dugan and Carol Fitzgerald were third (at par).
On May 26, the points format was one for par, two for birdie, three for eagle, four for double eagle.
The team of Al Bloom, Marty Brkal, Tom Bowen and Jim Pope was first (87 points). Paul Salerno, Odie Johnson, Joe Brust and Tom Kronyak were second (83 points). Al Ostrager, Guy DeRasmo, Walt Wilson and Bob Sterner tied with Dave Harper, Chuck Hornfeck, Bob Janovic and Les Craft for third (81 points).
In a two best-ball match May 29, Al Bloom, Joe Brust, Odie Johnson and a blind were first at 32-under par. Jim Robinson, Paul Salerno, Jim Pope and a blind were second at 29-under par. George Edwards, Mike Prokop, Dick Baynton and Tom Bowen were third at 21-under par.
LOCKWOOD LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION
The Lockwood LGA played a match May 29 in which the format was to subtract half your handicap on holes starting with S or T. Carolyn Puckett was first (31). Sue Clark was second (31.5). Kathy Spinoso, Sheila Schreiber and Kay Gregory were third.
Three golfers made birdies: Spinoso at No. 2, Puckett at No. 6 and Schreiber at No. 11. Georgine Pascale had a chip-in at No. 1.
The Sea Trail Men’s Golf Association played May 27 on the Jones Course. The format was better net ball per two-man team.
In flight A, Brad Dague and Jim Foley were first with a 59 and a winning match of cards. Ben Madura and Len Steiner were second. Third place went to Bob Miller and Bob Perry with a 62 and fourth place was won by Jim Gooding and Alan Pitts with a 63.
Flight B winners were Ron Bombolis and Norm Melanson with a 59 and a winning match of cards over Dan Davis and Sherrill Ferguson. Mike Jerome and Al Kozel were third with a 61 and a winning match of cards over Bob Gartner and Jim Hitchcock.
The flight C winners were Bill Kenny and Bill White with a 58. Second place went to Gene Method and Dick Zinser who shot a 61 and won a match of cards over Bud Brandt and Dennis deLagarde. Charlie Hanlon and Jerry Tanner were fourth with a 62.
In flight D, Tom MacDonald and Larry Tedesco were with a 59. Norm Christen andRon Dubas were second with a 60. Third place went to George Bartley and Dick Brawley with a 61 and a winning match of cards over Ralph Gardner and a blind draw.
In a Fadeaways modified Stableford golf match May 30 at the Maples Course, the winning foursome in the front nine at +1 was Donnie Studds, Jerry Way, Pete Jelstrom and Ed Peters. The winning foursome in the back nine (+4) and overall (+5) was Dennie Wise, Al Timszyk, and Dick Miller. The flight winners: In A (+2 ), Ed Kerr; in B, (+6) Jerry Way; in C (+8), Al Timszyk and in D (+4) Mickey Blaze and Jim Simmons.
On Friday, the Beachcombers played at The Lakes. The low-gross winners were Gary Guthiel (79), Jim Beairsto (80) and Hal Riebeshel and Bill McDavit.
The low-net winners were Guthiel and Beairsto (63), Bill Cameron (67), Ed Kinney ad Bob Smith (68) and Riebeshel (69). The team winner in the modified Stableford system was Smith, Kinney ad Beairsto (+23.5).
On May 30, the Calabashers played the Land O Lakes Golf Course. Stableford was the format.
The winning team was Tom Baston, Rod Rodriguez, Charlie Weber and John Duthie (+23). John Emerson had low gross (78) and John Duthie was second (82).
Bill Malloy had a hole-in one on the 127-yard 14th hole. He used his pitching wedge.
Winners in the May 20 men’s matches, using the modified Stableford scoring system: in the front nine, Bill Blewitt, Dan Andrews, Jack Monahan and Bob McLeary at +3.5. Dick Turner, Dan Bruscella, Ed Peters and George Glass were second at +3.
On the back nine, Yvon Montour, Jim Poole, Glen Haffield, Mike Naudus were first at +10. Bill Favro, Ed Dobson, Al Lowrie, Pat Weese were second at +6.
The overall winners were Bill Blewitt, Dan Andrews, Jack Monahan and Bob McLeary at +9. Jim Weter, Rick Elwanger, Ron Mayo and W. Curtis Brenk were second at +8. Yvon Montour, Jim Poole, Glen Haffield, Mike Naudus were third at +6.5.
These were the flight winners: A: Jim Weter at +5.5. B: Howie Murphy and Keith Heyn at +3.5. C: Jack Monahan and Gary Sessi at +4. D: Gordon Much at +10. 5.
Superflight winner was Gordon Much at +10.5.
These are the May 27 results:
On the front nine, Bill Favro, Dan Bruscello, Dick Klesius and Ron George were first at +7. Adam Peters, Ken Sube, Bob McLeary, Sivert Classon were second at +4. Bill Blewitt, Jack Monahan, Glenn Haffield, Mike Naudus were third at +3.
On the back nine, Howie Murphy, Jim Weter, Bill Blefko, George Much were first at +7. Yvon Montour, Dick Turner, Ron Mayo, Jim Marsh were second at +6.5. Bob McKissock, Jim Poole, Pat Finigan and Russ Thompson tied for third at +4 with Yvon Montour, Dick Turner, Ron Mayo and Jim Marsh.
The overall winners were Bill Favro, Dan Bruscello, Dick Klesius and Ron George at +7. Howie Murphy, Jim Weter, Bill Blefko, George Much were second at +5. Bob McKissock, Jim Poole, Pat Finigan, Russ Thompson tied for third at +4 with Yvon Montour, Dick Turner, Ron Mayo and Jim Marsh.
These were the flight winners: A, Adam Peters and Kerry Ortmeyer at +5.5. B, Jim Poole at +2. C, Dick Kelsius at +3. D, Ron George at +7.5.
The superflight winner was Ron George at +7.5.
In a match May 26 at Farmstead, Ned Meier, Jerry Rubin, Rich West and John Methvin placed first with a 124. The format for the day was cha-cha-cha. Larry Laws, Hugh Chinn, John Ducey and Jody Serensits placed second with a 125.
In a match May 28 at Meadowlands, Hugh Chinn, Cliff Musselman, Boomer Needham and a blind draw placed first with a 117. Teams scored two nets per hole. John Ducey, Rich West, Jim Kilgo and Ned Meier placed second with a 120 on a match of cards.
On Friday at Meadowlands, Art Thompson, Ron Doeblin, Larry Laws and a blind draw placed first with a 132. Teams scored two nets on the front nine and a net and gross on the back nine. Jim Kennedy, Steve Maiorca, Jen Dearborn and Joe Gallo were second with 134.
CALABASH VETERANS LEAGUE
The Calabash Veterans league played their weekly tournament June 2 at Brierwood Country Club. The format was was one low-net on the par 5s, two on the par 4s and three on par threes. The winning team was Loren Ruck, Phil Smith, Joe Roundy and Bob Smith at -25. Closest-to-the-pin winners were Bill Bowden, Ed Kinney, Phil Smith and Hal Reibesehl.