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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

The Carolina Shores Ladies Golf Association played its Rally for the Cure tournament Oct. 9 at Carolina Shores Golf and Country Club. Seventy-two players participated in a captain’s choice format.

Winners of the men’s flight with a 63 were Mike Devereux, Joe Farmarco, Gary Stewart and Jerry Strickler. The mixed-flight winners with a 57 were Marlene Cleary, Al Barbour, Carl Elfman and Nick Slaughter. Winners in the first division for ladies with a 63 were Iris Parr, Ruth Rein, Susan Strobel and Phyllis Welch. Ladies’ second-division winners with a 69 were Jean Bunting, Sharon Pies, JoAnne Clementh and Linda Roberts.

Longest drives were Iris Parr and Al Barbour. Closest to the pins were Mary Schaack and Bob Barrett. The putting contest was won by Penny Crawford (6 inches) and Jerry Strickler (in the hole). The pinkest lady was Paula Dowling and the pinkest man was Nick Slaughter.

Merchants donated prizes to help make this event a success, and more than $6,000 will go to Rally for the Cure and the Susan G. Komen foundation.

BBA TOURNEY OCT. 25

The Brunswick Baptist Association captain’s choice golf tournament to benefit the BBA Toy Store begins at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Brierwood Golf Course.

The entry fee is $40 per golfer or $160 per team. Checks should be made payable to Gospel Center Baptist Church. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. Churches may have more than one team while space is available. Entries must be received by Oct. 20. For more information, call Jolyne Swain at (910) 846-2668 or (910) 393-9453.

VFW TOURNEY NOV. 8

The VFW Post 7288 of Calabash will have its annual charity golf tournament—open to men and women—Nov. 8 at the Panther’s Run Golf Course. Registration is at 8:15 a.m. and the shotgun start is at 9 a.m. The fee is $130 per team. The format is better net score per team of twosome in flights. There will be golf course awards, door prizes, lunch and refreshments. The entry deadline is Nov. 1. Entry forms are available at the Post at 900 Carter Drive. For more information, call (910) 579-3577.

ELKS TOURNEY NOV. 15

The Arthur Jack Frost Open, a benefit for Special Olympics and Shallotte Elks Lodge 2854 Elks programs, is set for 9 a.m. Nov. 15 at the Brierwood Golf Course.

Registration is 7:30-8:30 a.m. Nov. 15. The entry fee is $70 per person, $280 per team. Entry deadline is Nov. 1. For more information, call Bob Janovic at 755-5898.

BEACHCOMBERS

The Beachcombers played their annual Vinny Shea Memorial Tournament last week in Myrtle Beach, S.C., at Wicked Stick and Myrtlewood. It was a two-man tournament with the first day a best-ball, low-net format and the second day both net scores counting.

In third place with a score of 216 were Paul Michal and Loren Ruck. Second went to Gary Gutheil and Bill Cameron with a 212. Winners were Dan O’Connell and Larry Cecil with a score of 210.

The Beachcombers played their regular weekly tournament Oct. 10 at Brierwood. This week it was a Stableford event. Winners with a score of +5.5 were Bob Smith, Jim Beairsto, Ed Hennessey and Bob Byrne. Low gross went to Stu Cleveland (84). Low net was a tie between Bob Byrne and Dennis McCann (69).

BRICK LANDING MEN

The Brick Landing Men’s Sports Club weekly tournament was Oct. 7. The format was two best nets.

Dwight Christenbury, Bob Mularczyk, Jim Comer and Bob Grabb were first (-29). Individual skins winners were Bill Shanley, Tom Bianco and Bob Grabb with two each and Bill Fredericks and Bob Mularczyk.

The Men’s Club shootout was Saturday. Dwight Christenbury, Cal Calhoon, Larry Agrimonti and Kyle McMillin were first (+19 points). Craig Bridgeman, Ray Collins, Owen Letter and Ron Wetherington were second (+10.5 points). Eric McCauley, Chuck Dixon, Dave Igelman and a blind draw were third (+5.5 points). Individual results: Kyle McMillin was first at +12 points, Dave Igelman second at +4.0 points and Ray Collins third at +3.5 points.

BRIERWOOD FOXY LADIES

Results of the tournament Oct. 9 at The Lakes course: The format was two best balls, net. Winners were Mickey Salerno, Janice Owens, Gloria Brkal and Margaret Wood. In second were Nancy Kumlin, Carol Fitz-Gerald, Joannie Davis and Gloria Brkal (the blind draw).

BRIERWOOD MGA

Results of the tourney Oct. 9 (one net ball, one gross ball, different balls): First at 2-under par were Tom Arney, George Edwards, Jim Pope and Walt Wilson. There was a three-way tie for second (+3): Jim Robinson, Odie Johnson, Tom Bowen, Harvey Hundley; Paul Salerno, Dave Harper, Chuck Hornfeck, Joe Brust; Bob Nobes, Bernie Gruzlewski, Guy DeRasmo, Chuck Nash.

BRIERWOOD SCRAMBLE

In the nine-hole mixed scramble Oct. 8, first-place honors at 2-under par went to the team of Deloris Gausch, Glen Green, Bob Janovic and Chuck Hornfeck. Two teams ended in second place, as the team of Liz Boyer, Marian Johnson, Rita Dugan and Walt Wilson tied at 1-over par with the team of Sue Janovic, Tracy West, Ralph Trimmer and Freddie West. Fourth went to the team of Fran Thomas, Haywood Edmundson and Odie Johnson. Marianne Nobes, Carola Hornfeck, Barb Wilson and Bob Nobes finished fifth.

BRIERWOOD WGA

There were 19 players in the Brierwood WGA game of best 15 Oct. 7. Full handicaps were subtracted for the net score. Sara Baynton shot a 47 for first place and Mickey Salerno shot a 51 for second place. Baynton had chip-ins on holes No. 5 and No. 16. She also had the fewest putts (32).

The first place winner in the second group was Sue Janovic, who shot a net 45. Second place went to Janice Owens, with a score of 49. Janovic had the fewest putts (28).

The net score of 42 made Rita DuGan the first-place winner in the third group. Marianne Nobes was second with a net 46. She had the fewest putts (35). Jean Billie had a chip-in on hole No. 13.

BRUNSWICK PLANTATION

Results of the Ladies Golf League flight day matches Oct. 6: First flight: Alica Davis, 65. Second flight: Camille Cantello and Karen Buchelt, 73. Third flight: Wanda Woodlief, 64. Fourth flight: Angeka Torregrossa, 75. Chip-ins: Geri Conroy at Azalea No. 3, Gail Colwell at Azalea No. 9.

CALABASHERS

The Calabashers played on Oct. 10 the Beachwood Golf Course. In the Stableford format, the winning team was James Smith, David Ciringione and Bob Smith (+23). In second was the team of Rod Rodriguez, Wash Dayton and John Duthie (+8 1/2). The low gross of the day was by James Smith (77).

CALABASH ELKS

Results of the Oct. 8 Calabash Elks Golf League match at Brierwood: In the A flight, Jim Beairsto and Mike Casper were first (70). Bob Pidgeon was second (71). In the B flight, Sigi Mayo was first (70). Jack Christenson and John Duthie were second (71). In the C flight, Jim Miller was first (64) and Earl Stone was second (71).

Closest to the pin: On No. 3, Bob Pidgeon 7 feet. On No. 9, Ted Olczak, 10 feet. On No. 14, Bob Herre 12 feet, 6 inches. On No. 17, Mike McCormack, 16 feet.

CALABASH VFW

Farmstead Golf Links was the host course for the Calabash VFW modified Stableford match Sept. 29. Dennis Wise, Evert Chapman and Tom O’Brien finished first at +12. Second went to Don Fidura, John Goss, Herb Johnson and Bob Champion with a +10. Ken Anthony, Bob Quinlan, Tony Nye and Mark Mason were third at +9. Finishing fourth at +7 1/2 were Larry Darby, Dennis Herold, Charlie Schropp and Jack Christensen.

Dennis Herold, Jack Christensen, Tony Nye and Jim Milstead had one skin each. Low rounds of the day went to Dennis Herold (78), Tony Nye and Jim Milsted (79).

On Oct. 6, playing The Member’s Club at St. James Plantation, Larry Clark, Tony Nye, Bill Nemeth and Rick Ballweg finished first at +10 1/2. Dennis McLaughlin, Bob Quinlan, Tom O’Bien and Jerry Zimmerman were second at +6 1/2. Third were Pete McGerr, Bob Poulton, Bob Hall and Jerry Morano at +6. Fourth at +4 1/2 were Joe Williams, Rick Williams, Dennis Wise and Vince Krasniewicz.

Tony Nye had two skins. Rick Ballweg, Jim Milstead, Charlie Guereri and Ray Ketcham each had one skin. Low rounds of the match went to Rick Ballweg 76, Lee Harrison 77 and Tony Nye 79.

CAROLINA

BOGEY BUSTERS

The Carolina Bogey Busters played a tournament Oct. 7 at Brierwood Golf Club. Low gross, flight A: 1. Ron Doeblin, 79; 2. Larry Frazier, 85; 3. Dick Wilson and Bill Allen 89. Flight B: 1. Pat Perryman, 95; 2. Jim Parsch, 98; 3. Jim Burke, 99. Low net, flight A: 1. Ron Doeblin, 63; 2. Noel Christie, 68; 3. Larry Frazier, 71. Low net, flight B: 1. Ron Watson, 70; 2. Pat Perryman, 72; 3. Jim Parsch and Tom O’ Reilly, 73.

Closest to the pin at No. 14 in flight A was Larry Frazier and in flight B it was Jim Parsch. Fewest putts: Dick Wilson, 23.

CAROLINA FAIRWAYS

AREA GREENS

On Oct. 6 at Farmstead, Sid Pennington, John Ducey, Art Thompson and John Ogden placed first with a 141. Teams scored one net and one gross per hole. Hugh Chinn, Boomer Needham, Jody Serensits and Joe Gallo were second with a 146.

On Oct. 8 at Meadowlands, Sid Pennington, Boomer Needham, Jody Serensits and Joe Meo placed first with a 130. Teams scored two nets per hole with each member assigned four designated holes for scoring. Jerry Rubin, Rich West, Art Thompson and Joe Gallo were second on a match of cards with a 133.

On Oct. 10 at Meadowlands, Jim Kennedy, Jen Dearborn, Cliff Musselman and Joe Gallo placed first with a 133. Teams scored one net and one gross per hole. Jerry Rubin, Steve Maiorca, Ron Doeblin and Art Thompson were second with a 140.

CAROLINA NATIONAL

The following are the winners of the Oct. 7 O-N-E-S golf game: Flight I: Jane Schlesser, net score of 32 for first. Marilyn Greenfield, Pat Schutzman, net score of 36 for second. Linda Bergstrom, net score of 36.5. Flight II: Carole McNeil, net score of 37 for first. Marianne Caruana, net score of 37.5 for second. Jane Erdtmann, Carol Rogers, net score of 38. Flight III: Cathy Genander, net score of 32.5 for first. Evelyn Buckner, net score of 34.5 for second. Amber Britton, net score of 35 for third. Flight IV: Ceil Washo, net score of 34.5 for first. Dianne Hey, net score of 37.5 for second.

FADEAWAYS

The Fadeaways played a modified Stableford tournament Oct 10 at Crown Park.

The foursome of Gerry Speck, Herb Johnson, Ed Peters and Mickey Blaze swept the front nine (+12), back nine (+6) and overall (+18).

Flight winners: A, +5, Gerry Speck and Ed Kerr; B, +1 ½, Herb Johnson; C, + 8 ½, Al Timczik; D, +8, Mickey Blaze.

FARMSTEAD

MEADOWLANDS

Modified Stableford winners Oct. 7 in the matches played at Meadowlands. Front nine: 1. Dick Turner, Larry Zub, Fred Johnson, Gordon Much, +8.5; 2. Ray Laconte, Ed Hobgood, Jim Marsh, Larry Robinson, +4; 3. Roger Gietzen, Ray Wiltbank, Bill Cleaver, Bill Tyson, +3; Bill Blewitt, Ed Dodson, Pat Finnegan, All Lowrie, +3. Back nine: 1. Bill Blewitt, Ed Dodson, Pat Finnegan, All Lowrie, +2.5; 2. Jim Weter, Pat Weese, Glen Haffield, Russ Thompson, +2.5; Dick Turner, Larry Zub, Fred Johnson, Gordon Much, +2.5.

Overall: 1. Dick Turner, Larry Zub, Fred Johnson, Gordon Much, +11; 2, Bill Blewitt, Ed Dodson, Pat Finnegan, Al Lowrie, +9; 3. Ray Laconte, Ed Hobgood, Jim Marsh, Larry Robinson, +6. Flights: A, Dick Turner, +8; B, Larry Zub, +4.5; C, Pat Finnegan,+2; D, Diken Elis, +6.5. Superflight: Dick Turner, +8.

AL GRAHAM STABLEFORD

On Oct. 8, 10 teams competed in the tourney. The winners with a +10 score were Dick Boyle, George Bridges, Don Errickson and Roger Thompson. Second place went to John Kain, Ray Girard, Bob Fyock and Paul Wuthrich (+1). Third place was won by Jerry Strickler, Ron MacDowell, Gary Hertling and a blind draw (even). Fourth and fifth place was determined via a match of cards. Fourth went to Tony Sneska, Dan Roberts, Don Koelbel and Wayne Burchfield. Fifth went to Boots Bromwell, Leo Jarmusz, Bill Marsh and Joe Fioravanti. Six skins were awarded, one each to Bridges, Errickson, George Balbach, Marsh, Bob Shatto and Burchfield.

LOCKWOOD FOLLY

The format for the Lockwood Folly ladies golf tournament Oct. 9 was get the point: four points for a birdie, three for a par, two for a bogey and one for a double bogey. Add full handicap to points earned. Highest number of points wins. First, Jan Kelly, 59; second, Trish Benardo, 59; third, Fran Hursh, 56.

Birdies: Barbara Esposito at No. 11, Dianne Hoffman at No. 17. Chip-ins: Jan Kelly and Marilyn Myers at No. 9, Trish Benardo at No. 12, Ellen Lyons at No. 16, Dianne Hoffman at No. 17.

MEADOWLANDS MISSFITS

Results of the Meadowlands Missfits fall member-member tournament Oct. 6 at Farmstead Golf Course. The format was best net ball of twosomes.

Flight A: 1. Sue Durbin and Sue Hobgood, 59; 2. Janis Ortmeyer and Debbie Hoffer, 60; 3. Jeanette Burton and Carol Boudreau, 62; 4. Mary Jane Labant and Jeannie Rosberg, 63 (match of cards). Flight B: 1. Dorine Stoecker and Linda Bye, 60; 2. Mary Griffin and Yvonne Kaldahl, 61; 3. Sigi Mayo and Barb Finn, 66 by match of cards; 4. Lori Schommer and Marlene Lidgard, 66. Flight C: 1. Pat Hamrick and Bonnie Johnson, 59; 2. Penny Crawford and Sally Davis, 61; 3. Claudette Weter and Gwen Jerome, 62, by match of cards; 4. Barb Sammons and Nancy Creech, 62.

Closest to the pin: Jeanette Burton at No. 3 and No. 6. Judy Hardin at No. 12. Linda Bye at No. 15. Joanne Schell at No. 17. Birdies: Billie Ellwanger, Libby Spivey, Jeanette Burton at No. 6. Marlene Lidgard at No. 8. Debbie Hoffer at No. 9. Judy Hardin, Joan Montour at No. 12. Jeanette Burton at No. 13. Ellen Hartlage, Linda Bye at No. 15. Chip-ins: Elayne Mallon at No. 12. Linda Bye, Rosemary Toedter at No. 18.

OCEAN RIDGE COUPLES

Here are the results of the Ocean Ridge Couples event played Oct. 12 on Panther’s Run. The game counted one low net on holes No. 1-6, two low nets on holes No. 7-12, and three low nets on holes No. 13-18. First: Bill Bixler, Joan Marsh, Rich Kane and Sue Kane at -18. Second: George Brooks, Pat Brooks, Don Rowland, and Peggy Rowland at -17. Third: Roger Buck, Linda Buck, Dave Ayres and Ann Turner at -15. Fourth: Chappy Jones, Peggy Jones, Bob Hartman and Pam Hartman at -12 (match of cards).

Birdies: Toni Roe at No. 11, Peggy Rowland at No. 17, Dave Ayres at No. 13 and No. 16, Chappy Jones at No. 13 (a chip-in), Sue Kane at No. 6. Low nets were Rich Kane at 67 and Don Rowland and Dave Ayres at 69.

OCEAN RIDGE LGA

The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played a tournament Oct. 6 at Tiger’s Eye. Flight 1: low gross, Karen McCloskey (84); low net, Erma Krahl (69). Flight 2: low gross, Sue Kane (93); low net, Linda Johnston (69). Flight 3: low gross, Nancy MacDonald (98); low net, Ann Turner (71). Flight 4: low gross, Alice Christiansen (108); low net, Judy Keegan (77).

Chip-ins: Alice Christiansen at No. 9 and Marita Sasser at No. 10. Birdies: Jeanne Maxon at No. 3 and No. 13, Erma Krahl at No. 11 and No. 17, Patsy Mays at No. 17, Sue Kane at No. 17 and Mary Hankes at No. 17.

OCEAN RIDGE MEN

The format for the match Oct. at Tiger’s Eye was three net, two net, one net, repeat. First: Bernie Powers, Gary Prock, Reese Hoben, Mike Ratchford (-23). Second: Jim Story, Rick McCafferty, Jim Crosby, Ron Sisk (-22). Third: Doug MacDonald, Guy Giancarlo, John Wehner, Don Rowland (-21). Fourth: Bill Johnston, John Olio, John Pugh, Hank Ferris (-20). On Oct. 8 at Lion’s Paw the format was two net scores per hole. First: Bob Callihan, Steve Miller, Bill Edwards, Ted Pounds (-31). Second: Rick McCafferty, Joe Coffini, Charlie Roberts, Clyde Crowl (-28). Low gross of 77 was by Bob Callihan and Howard Ray. Low nets: Howard Ray (63), Mike Ratchford (66), Guy Giancarlo (66).

PIPERETTES

The game Oct. 7 was three blind mice: Deduct the three worst holes from your score. Add team scores together, subtract handicaps, lowest team score wins.

First with a 187 were Mique Luckett, Keety Fitzpatrick, Sharon Pies and Madonna Snyder. Second with a 203 were Mary Dickerson, Loretta Delamere, Jean Hartwell and Judy Destefon. Third with a 211 were Fran Killgoar, Kathy McIlroy, Beth Pethtal and Sharon Millar.

Birdies: Judy Nicoletti at Piper No. 3, Patty Lawton at Bay No. 7, Jane Duvall at Piper No. 3, Mique Luckett at Bay No. 4, Jean Hartwell at Piper No. 3, Kathie McIlroy at Piper No. 4. Chip-ins: Judy Nicoletti at Piper No. 3, Jean Hartwell at Piper No. 3, Sharon Millar at Bay No. 6, Ginny Stout at Bay No. 2.

PGA

The team of Ernie Weeks, Nick Samela, Ernie Schober and Bill Kasper scored a 110 and won the weekly Players Golf Association tournament at Farmstead Golf Course. The format was four-man teams with scoring based on one net on par 5s, two nets on par 4s and three nets on par 3s. Second at 115 was the team of Bill Favro, Dick Pearce, Bob Lange and Wil Garvin. Third at 117 were Don Chappell, Alex Olmstead, George Griffin and a blind draw.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Bob Lange at No. 3, Nick Samela at No. 6, Bill Favro at No. 13 and Dick Pearce at No. 17.

RENEGADES

The Renegades played a game of crossover using half handicaps. Carol Groner, Kathy Harniman and Dolores Sanborn tied for first with a score of 27. Low gross went to Carol Groner with a 93. Sanborn and Donna Watkins finished with 96s. Sanborn also came in first in low net with a 68 by a match of cards with Groner. Groner and Kay Craig had chip-ins on No. 13. Groner chipped in on No. 15. Sharon Clark and Watkins tied for fewest putts (30).

SANDPIPER

REBELS

On Oct. 10, the Sandpiper Rebels played the Sand Piper Course. The game was Chicago with blind partner. First place with + 11 points was the team of Dan Copeland and Bill Croxton. Second with + 7 points was the team of Sam Milora and Joe Cramer. Third with +4 points was the team of Bob Arace and a blind draw. Fourth with + 3 points was the team of Gordy Coulson and Bill Sirk. Closest-to-the-pin on the Sand Course No. 2 was John Murphy. On the Piper Course, J. J. Whalen prevailed.

SEA TRAIL

COUPLES

Results of the Sea Trail couples golf tournament Sunday. The format was T and F Holes, two-person team, one-half handicap. First: Garl and Carrie Wiles, 69. Second: Tom MacDonald and Andrea Peebles, 69.5. Third: Marti and Joan Friedman, 71. Fourth: Lou and Loretta DeVita, 72.5. Fifth. Dick and Mary Couch, 73. Sixth: Bob and Joan Mason, 73.5. Seventh: Bob and Barbara Cunningham, 74.5. Eighth: Jim Hitchcock and Pat Sutton, 75. Ninth: Ecke Kneuttel and Jo Cambria, 75.5. 10th. Flo Hill and John Rastocky, 76.

SEA TRAIL

LADIES

Result of the Oct. 8 tournament on the Byrd Course: Flight 1: Mary Bergere, 31; 2, Georgia Lounsbury, 35; 3. Linda Perna, 36; 4. Lynn James, 37. Flight 2: 1. Betsy Irwin, 26; 2. Andrea Peebles, 30; 3. Norma Tofaute, 32 (match of cards), 4. Loraine Kish, 32. Flight 3: 1. Betty Ann Potvin, 27; 2. Marge Layden, 33; 3. Hazel Forlidas, 34; 4. Amy Boardman, 36. Flight 4: 1. Ellen Bombolis, 28; 2. Mary Lou Miller, 32; 3. Loretta DeVita, 35 (match of cards), 4. Birgit Carpenter, 35. Flight 5: 1. Eileen Barr, 31; 2. Donna Morris, 32; 3. Irene Jones, 33; 4. Karen Rastocky, 34.

Birdies: Lyn James at No. 18, Joan Mason at No. 18, Sandy Reynolds at No. 14, Sandy Reynolds at No. 18, Judy Pusey at No. 3, Hal White at No. 9, Gloria Wimmer at No. 2, Norma Forlidas at No. 3, Georgia Lounsbury at No. 15, Andrea Peebles at No. 3, Betsy Irwin at No. 11, Mary Couch at No. 2, Barbara Glenning at No. 15, Lorraine Kazan at No. 9, Pa Lupi at No. 7, Louisa Clatterbuc at No. 14, Karen Rastocky at No. 9. Chip-ins: Sandy Renolds at No. 18, Norma Tofaute at No. 14, Susan Shackleton at No. 10, Betsy Irwin at No. 5, Mary Couch at No. 2, Lorraine Kish at No. 3, Karen Rastocky at No. 9.

SEA TRAIL

MEN

The Sea Trail Men’s Association played a four-man team, net Stableford tournament Oct. 7 on the Jones Course. A flight: 1. John Barton, Joe Carpinello, Tom MacDonald and Frank Santisi, 83. B flight: 1. Allen Doolittle, Howard Van Dusen, Steve Wilson and a blind draw, 90. C flight: 1. Dick Bodner, Ron Bombolis, Ron Dubas and John Johnsen, 75. D flight: 1. Bud Crump, Bob Miller, Richard Spada and Lee Sutton, 91.