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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

The Piperettes played their annual championship tournament Oct. 14 and Oct. 16. The low-gross champion was Judy Nicoletti, who shot her best-ever score, 67, and set a course record for women on the Bay to Sand Course. Her total score for the two days was 147.

The low-net champion was Patty Lawton, who had a 2-day net total of 144.

The flight winners with net scores were the following: Marci Berry, net 153. Sharon Pies, net 148. Michaela Richardson, net 146. Candy Jones, net 149.

Closest to the pin: Ella Mae Brooks and Shirley Holmes. Closest to the line: Barb DeMore.


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.


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.


The Oct. 16 Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf league game was total number of net birdies or better. First flight: Dale Calhoon won first place with 8. Irene Dowdy came in second with 7. Pat Christenbury and Cathy Shanley tied for third with 5. Second flight: Jackie Seidler took first place with 6. Vivian Rowe was second with 4. Bernice Logan and Jean Hasty tied for third with 3. Third flight: Peg Agrimonti won first with 9. Peggy Campana came in second with 8 and Polly Berkheimer was third with 6.

Calhoon had a birdie on No. 6 and Dowdy had birdies on No. 14 and No. 16. Campana had a chip-in on No. 12.



The Brick Landing Men’s Sports Club weekly tournament was played Oct. 14th. The format was two best nets. Flight 1: 1. Jim Edes, 72; 2. Gene Bonstein and Bill Fredericks, 73. Flight 2: 1. Mike O’Brien, 71; 2. Tom Edwards, 73; 3. John McGuirt, 74 4; Neil Nucci, Joe Whalen, 79. Flight 3: 1. Bill Healy, Ken Horton, 60; 3. Cal Calhoon, 69; 4. Chuck Dixon, Gus Mast, 71. Flight 4: 1. Bob Grabb, 64; 2. Jim McAvoy, 65; 3. Owen Letter, 70; 4. Alan Morrissey, 71; 5. Ralph McLean, 74.


On Oct. 13, the format was two best balls. First at 15-under par were Al Ostrager, George Edwards, Guy DeRasmo and Joe Brust. Second at 6-under par were Bob Nobes, Tom Bowen, Tom Kronyak and Jim Pope. Third at 4-under par were Dave Harper, Bernie Gruzlewski, Bob Janovic and Bob Sterner.

On Oct. 16, the format was one best ball on the par 5s, two best balls on the par 4s, three best balls on the par 3s. First at 19-under were Bernie Gruzlewski, Chuck Hornfeck, Joe Brust and Jim Pope. Second at 11-under par were George Edwards, Bob Sterner, Jack Harrison and a blind draw. Third at 8-under par were Tom Arney, Dick Baynton, Chuck Nash and a blind draw.


In the Brierwood nine-hole mixed scramble Oct. 15, the team of Deloris Gausch, Tracy West, Bob Nobes and Freddie West birdied the final hole for an overall even-par score and the 1-stroke winning margin.

The team of Rita DuGan, Sharon Beavers, Glen Green, and John Beavers finished second at 1-over par. The team of Marianne Nobes, Fran Thomas, Haywood Edmundson and Ralph Trimmer finished third at 2-over par.


Results of the women’s golf league Stableford tourney Monday: Dogwood-Azalea: 1. Alcina Davis, 38; 2. Gail Jennings, 30. Magnolia-Azalea: 1. Kathy Patrick, 39; 2. Evelyn Claus, Denise Kantner Nancy Smyka, 36.


Herb Johnson took top honors in the Calabash Elks tournament Oct. 15 at Brierwood, shooting a net 67 in flight A. Don Hunt and Bob Pidgeon tied for second at 68. Ed Hennessey led flight B with a net 63. Mike McCormack was second at 71. In flight C, Mickey Golden shot a 68. John Bleakley and Ray Richard tied for second at 70.

Closest-to-the-pin winners: at No. 3, Dick Hartley, 6 feet, 1 inch; at No. 9, Herb Johnson, 8-0; at No. 14, Don Eisenman, 7-6; at No. 17, Ed Kerr, 7-4.


The Carolina Bogey Busters played Oct. 14 at Carolina Shores Golf Club. Low gross in flight A: 1. Dick Wilson, 82; 2. Tom Ditzler, 85; 3. Ron Doeblin and Charlie Dugan, 86. Low gross in flight B: 1. Pete McGerr and Jim Burke 89; 3. Dennis Sullivan, 92; 4. Pat Perryman, 94.

Low net in flight A: Dick Wilson, 67; 2. Tom Ditzler, 67; 3. Charlie Dugan, 69. Low net in flight B: Jim Burke, 66; 2. Pete McGerr and Dennis Sullivan, 68; 4. Jim Parsch, 70.

Closest to the pin at No. 12 in flight A was Ditzler; in flight B, Perryman. Fewest putts: Steve White, Parsch and McGerr (25); Ralph Phillips, Ditzler (28); Dugan (29); Wilson (30).



On Oct. 13 at Farmstead, Jim Kennedy, John Ducey, John Ogden and Joe Gallo placed first with a 138. Teams scored one net and one gross per hole. Bob Jaeger, Frank Janton, Cliff Musselman and a blind draw placed second with a 143.

On Oct. 15 at Meadowlands, Bob Jaeger, Frank Janton, Art Thompson and Jody Serensits placed first with a 120. Format for the day was cha-cha-cha. Steve Maiorca, John Ducey, John Methvin and Cliff Musselman were second with a 131.

On Oct. 17 at Meadowlands, Frank Janton, Steve Maiorca, John Ducey and Cliff Musselman placed first with a 125. Format for the day was reverse cha-cha-cha. Jim Kennedy, Jerry Rubin, Art Thompson and Joe Gallo were second with a 132.


In the low-net tournament Oct. 16, first-flight winner was Bernice Morris (71). Second-flight winner was Carol Szarka (68, also the lowest net). Third-flight winner was Bev Farmarco (74). She birdied No. 3. Fourth-flight winner was Ilsa Bateman (70). Karen Hertling shot a 73. Low gross: Marie Strickler and Bernice Morris (90). Chip-ins: Bev Farmarco at No. 3, Lois Howard at Nos. 10 and 17, Karen Hertling at No. 13, Ilsa Bateman at No. 14.


The member-guest tournament was played Oct. 10 at Carolina Shores. The format was the best net score each hole using 80 percent of individual handicap. First: Rich Hamilton and Gary Hertling, 59. Second: Bob Barrett and John Dougherty, 61. Third: Tony Sneska and Gene Sanborn. Fourth: George Bridges and Bill Gibbs. Additional prize of low gross went to John Dougherty and Bob Barrett. Closest to the pin were Rich Hamilton at No. 3, Mal MacRaild at Nos. 7 and 17 and Bob Barrett at No. 12.

On Oct. 17, the format was one net score on holes one through six, two net scores on holes seven through 12 and three net scores on holes 13 through 18. First: Joe Farmarco, George Bridges, Gary Hertling and Bob Fyock, 117. Second: Gary Stewart, Chet Drouin, Dick Polonski and John Kain, 121. Third: Frank Talak, Ray Girard, Bill Gibbs and Roger Thompson, 124. Fourth; Paul Jordan, Buddy Broadnax and two blind draws, 125. Low gross: Gary Stewart, 72. Low net: Rich Hamilton, 63. Closest to the pin: John Dougherty on No. 3, Rich Hamilton on No. 7, Arnie Northrop on No. 12 and Gene Sandborn on No. 17.


A modified Stableford match was played Oct. 14 at Farmstead. The format was two-man teams in flights. Flight A: 1. Yvon Montour, Bob McKissock, +12; 2. Adam Peters and a blind draw, +1; 3. John Bruney, Duane Durbin, -1.5. Flight B: 1. Ed Dodson, Paul Groves, +3.5; 2. Dan Bruscella, Steve Lawson, +1; 3. Jim Marsh, Ray Wiltbank, +1. Flight C: 1. Glen Haffield, Bob Rangel, +1; 2. Pat Finnigan, Bill Southard, -0.5; 3. Earl Dushane and Ron Mayo; Bill Tencza and Ken Duke, -1. Flight D: 1. Russ Thompson, Al Lowrie, +6.5; 2. Ed Peters, Nick Caldararo, +6; 3. Gordon Much, Dan Andrews, +5.

Individual flights: A, Bob McKissock, +8; B, Paul Groves, +6.5; C, Bill Southard, +2; D, Al Lowrie, +5. Superflight: Bob McKissock, +8.


The Lockwood Folly Stableford Tournament was played Oct. 14. Winners in flight A were Russ Klinebauer with 19 points on the front nine, Ron Grabar with 19 points on the back nine and Bob Klinedist with 37 points for 18 holes.

Winners in flight B were Tim Taraska with 27 points on the front nine, Tom Polo with 21 points on the back nine and John Markell with 48 points for 18 holes.

Winners in flight C were Dan Kubley with 24 points on the front nine, Rich Fonte with 19 points on the back nine and Joe Troiano with 40 points for 18 holes.

Winners in flight D were Bob Kelly with 24 points on the front nine, Joe Storella with 27 points on the back nine and Sam Haynie with 50 points for 18 holes.


Thirty-four players of nine teams played Oct. 15 in the Al Graham Stableford tourney. The winners by a match of cards at +4 were Joe McDonough, Sandy Howard, Don Rose and a blind draw. Second went to Leo Jarmusz, Tony Languell, Bob Fyock and Bill Teschler. In third at +3 were Mal Mac Raild, Buddy Broadnax, George Bridges and Steve Jones. Fourth was also determined by a match of cards with Jim Burke, Gary Hertling, Frank Talak and Ron Buck defeating two other teams. In the skins game, five skins were awarded: one each to Bob Barrett, Ernie Schober, Don Rose, Dan Roberts and Tony Sneska.


Results of the low-gross, low-net tourney Oct. 13 at Meadowlands Golf Course. Flight A: First in low gross, Donna Phelps, 85. First low net: Judy Hardin, 72 (match of cards). Second low net, Linda Blewitt, 72. Flight B: First in low gross, Carol Boudreau, 93. First low net, Nancy Andrews, 68. Second low net, Debbie Hoffer, 72. Flight C: First in low gross, Wilma Mowery, 100 (match of cards). First low net, Sally Davis, 70. Second low net, Frances Pritchard, 72.

Fewest putts: Keety Fitzpatrick, 28. Birdies: Eileen Reddy at No. 3. Chip-ins: Eileen Reddy at No. 3, Carol Boudreau at No. 18, Wilma Mowery at No. 18, Sally Davis at No. 4.

The Meadowlands Missfits played Monday on the Farmstead Golf Course. The format was two best nets of the foursome. 1. Sue Hobgood, M. J. Labant, Sally Davis, Carol Boudreau (120); 2. Pat Hamrick, Libby Spivey, Wilma Mowery, Joanne Schell (122, by match of cards).

Birdies: Mary Griffin at No. 15, Sue Hobgood at Nos. 5 and 6, Jeanette Burton at No. 8, Debbie Hoffer at Nos. 3 and 8, Joanne Schell at No. 15. Chip-ins: Sue Hobgood at No. 5, Sally Davis at No. 16.


The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played its fall member-member tournament Oct. 8 and Oct. 13 on Panther’s Run. The format the first day was best net on each hole with six nets required from each player. On the second day it was total net of the two.

First: Sally Duffy and Pam Bank. Second: Pat Brooks and Frankie Neal. Third: Jan Henson and Ginny Alger. Fourth: Linda VanHorn and Nance Stamboni. Fifth: Peggy Jones and Toni Roe. Sixth: Karen McCloskey and Mickie Underhill. Seventh: Ann Turner and Alice Christiansen. Eighth: Erma Krahl and Maureen Cotter. Ninth: Sue Kane and Becky Williams. 10th: Patsy Mays and Michelle Sherwood.

Birdies on the first day: Marilyn Olio at No. 6, Diane Wright at No. 17, Mary Donahoe at No. 2 (first birdie for her), Frankie Neal at No. 17, Erma Krahl at No. 12, Sally Duffy at No. 13, Patsy Mays at No. 1 and No. 16, Mickie Underhill at No. 2. Chip-in birdies: Judy McLellan at No. 2.

Chip-ins: Mary Hankes at No. 15, Pam McCafferty at No. 14, Jan Cameron at No. 6, Nance Stamboni at No. 1, Frankie Neal No. at 12, Ginny Alger at No. 1, Mickie Underhill at No. 9 and Karen McCloskey at No. 12.

Birdies on the second day: Jeanne Maxon at No. 10 and No. 12 and Sally Duffy at No. 11.

Chip-in birdies: Patsy Mays No. at 16, Mary Donahoe at No. 17 and Sally Duffy at No. 2.

Chip-ins: Val Ratchford at No. 15, Ginny Alger at No. 4, Michelle Sherwood at No. 5, Margo Russell at No. 6 and Lin Kelly at No. 1.


On Oct. 13, Linda VanHorn made a hole-in-on the 11th hole at Panther’s Run. This was her fifth hole-in-one and third this year.


The Ocean Ridge mixed couples event was played Oct. 19 at Lion’s Paw. The game counted one low net on par 3s and par 5s and two low nets (one from the women and one from the men) on the par 4s.

First: Chappy Jones, Bob Bradicich, Linda Buck and Jan Cameron at -18 (winning on a match of cards). Second: Don Rowland, David Arnold, Pam Hartman and Kathy Giancarlo at -18. Third: Richard Duffy, Bob Hartman, Toni Roe and Peggy Rowland at -15. Fourth: Frank Burianek, Ed Gruver, Joan Marsh and Reggie Harrington at -14.

Birdies: Pat Brooks at No. 17. Peggy Jones at No. 17. Chappy Jones at No. 6. Jan Cameron at No. 11. Don Rowland at No. 9. Pam Hartman at No. 11. Chip-ins: Toni Roe at No. 4. Sue Kane at No. 4. Gordon Wicke at No. 7.

Low nets were by Ann Turner, Peggy Jones and Don Rowland at 69 and Toni Roe at 68.


The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played on Oct. 15 at Lion’s Paw. The format was team Stableford. First: Karen McCloskey, Grace Bradicich, Ann Turner and Becky Williams (the blind draw). Second: Jeanne Maxon, Joan Marsh, Diane Wright and Mary Donahoe. Third: Sally Duffy, Peggy Jones, Peggy Rowland and Debbie MacFarlane.

Birdies: Karen McCloskey at No. 3. Chip-ins: Jeanne Maxon at No. 1, Joan Marsh at No. 14, Debbie MacFarlane at No. 18 and Mickie Underhill at No. 12.


The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played on Oct. 14 at the St. James Founders Club. The format was odd-even. Teams of four counted one low net on odd-numbered holes and two low nets on even-numbered holes. First: Pat Brooks, Debbie MacFarlane, Diane Wright and Marie Pugh (-24). Second: Patsy Mays, Nancy MacDonald, Becky Williams and Margo Russell (-15). Third: Jan Henson, Pam Hartman, Andrea Mitchell and Maureen Craik (the blind draw), (-13).

Birdies: Debbie MacFarlane at No. 5 and Nancy MacDonald at No. 16. Debbie MacFarlane shot 98 and broke 100 for the first time in league play.


Results of the matches Oct. 13 at Lion’s Paw (two nets net on the par 4s, three nets on the par 3s, one net on the par 5s. First: Doug MacDonald, John Cary, Rich Scaler and Don Rowland (-19). Second: Roger Buck, Ed Gruver, Clyde Crowl and Bill DeHaan (-11). Third: Jim Story, John Pugh, Bill Edwards and Paul Hardican (-10). Results of the matches Oct. 14 at St. James Founders Club (one net and one gross on the par 4s, two nets on other holes). First: Ed McCloskey, Bill Prophet, Dick Jania and Bob Ludman (-21). Second: Doug MacDonald, Reece Hoben, Sandy Lonsinger and Don Rowland (-13). Third: Guy Giancarlo, Ed Gruver, Bob Theiss and Glenn Hess and George Brooks, J. Mitchell, Pete Williams and Brian Roe (-12). Low gross: Ed McCloskey (72).


Chip Chapell, Bob Lange, George Griffin scored a +28.5 and won the weekly Players Golf Association tournament at Meadowlands Golf Course. The format was modified Stableford, with team scores counted. Second with a +23.5 were Nick Samela, Jack Gorman, Ernie Schober and a blind draw. Third were Bill Favro, Wil Garvin, Angelo Bertolozzi and Mike Phipps with a +13.5. Fourth were Hal Moore, Carl Price, Ray O’Donnell and Dick Pearce at + 9.5

Closest to the pin: Jack Gorman at No. 5, Bill Favro at No. 8, Nick Amel at No. 11 and Don Chapell at No. 15.


The Renegades played a game of one-low gross per hole, and the team of Carol Groner, Jan Kilgore, Evelyn Wuthrich and Evie Hart came in first with a score of 94. The team of Dolores Sanborn, Teddy Altreuter, Sally Nolan and Martha Hannon was second at 95. Low-gross winners were Carol Groner (103), Betty Weaver (107) and Betty Johnston (108). Low-net winners were Betty Johnston (72), Betty Weaver (73) and Carol Groner (77). Evie Hart chipped in on No. 1 and No. 18. Martha Hannon chipped in on No. 14 and Donna Watkins chipped in on No. 17. Carol Groner and Evie Hart tied for fewest putts (31).


The game Oct. 15 was count one best ball for the first six holes, two for the next six and three on the final six.

Sand to Piper flight: Dan Alsup, Al Bowman, Bob Morley and Mike Donovan combined for a -22 to take first place. Second at -12 were Chris Christie, Don Capretta, Doug Stokes and Burnie Fowler.

Piper to Bay flight: Ron Robichaud, Bob Arace, Lee Parker and Don DeMore shot a -20 to take first.

Second was a tie. Led by Gordy Coulson (71), he, Dan Copeland, Chuck Maglio and a blind draw tied with Gary Swanson, Ron Redman, Guy Tavel and John Murphy at -19.

Bay to Sand flight:

First at -20 were Al Hooker, Mike Matlock, Jim Braddock and Dave Foreman. Second went to John Hannigan, Jim Creighton, Al Paynter and Dean Montgomery at -15.

On Oct.13, the game was man in the box, where you count three best balls total, one from the identified player for that hole (who repeats every four holes) plus two others. All four players must be the man in the box four times. Holes 17 and 18 are the best three balls of the foursome.

Sand to Piper flight: eeFirst at -18 were Lou Zotter, Joe Cramer, Mike Donovan and Burnie Fowler. eeSecond went to Al Bowman, Doug Williams, John Radziewski and a blind draw at -7.

Piper to Bay flight: eeFirst at -11 were Jim Creighton, Norm Burgess, Jim Braddock and John Wilkes. eeSecond went to Gordy Coulson, Bill Pohlman, Al Paynter and a blind draw at -10.

Bay to Sand flight: First at -17 were Chris Christie, Ed Kilgoar, Marv Pethtal and Ron Donley. eeSecond at -11 were Ron Redman, Frank DeStefon, Doug Stokes and John Haskins.


The results from the Rebels at Sandpiper Bay for Oct. 17 (the game was a blind draw for partners using total net scores). In first at 138 was a tie between the team of Al Hooker and Charlie Richardson and the team of John Radziewski and P.J. Jones. In third at 141 were Chris Christie and Gene McDonald. In fourth at 143 were Ralph Bowman and Bob Zambri. In fifth at 144 by Bill Spellicy and Mike Matlock.

Closest to the pin: At No. 6 at Piper, Al Hooker; at No. 5 at Bay, Charlie Richardson.


Rich Brouwer made a hole-in-one Oct. 17 on the 159-yard eighth hole of the Piper Course. Rich used his 7-iron and was playing with Al Hooker, John Radziewski and Chris Christie.

Not to be outdone, Chris Christie (same group) used his driver and a sand wedge to eagle the 264-yard par-4 fourth hole on the Bay Course.


Results of the Sea Trail tournament Oct. 15 on the Maples Course (convert worst hole to par, net score). Flight 1: Gloria Wimmer, 66; Louisa Clatterbuck, 69; Joan Mason, 70. Flight 2: Bobbie deLargarde, 70 (match of cards; Mary Alice Jerome, 70; Mary Couch, 71 (match of cards) Flight 3: Ruth Apalinski, 64; Julie Burton, 65; Pat Lupi, 67. Flight 4: Marlene DeHass, 69; Judy D’Amico, 70 (match of cards); Karen Rastocky, 70.

Birdies: Donna Morris at No. 3. Julie Burton at No. 3. Gloria Wimmer at No. 3. Judy Pusey at No. 3. Bobbie deLargarde at No. 17. Ruth Apalinski at Nos. 11 and 3. Susan Shackleton at No. 17. Mary Alice Jerome at No. 2. Chip-ins: Julie Burton at Nos. 3 and 4. Pat Sutton at No. 14. Susan Ferguson at No. 5. Lyn James at Nos. 1 and 4. Judy Pusey at No. 10. Judy D’Amico at No. 14. Birgit Carpenter at No. 16.


The Sea Trail Men’s Golf Association played an individual low-net, in-flight tournament Oct. 13 on the Byrd Course. A flight: 1. Stan Goldstein, 70; 2. Terry Donahue, 71; 3. Dick Couch, 73; B flight: 1. Ron Jenei, 68; 2. Bo Sellers, 70 (match of cards), 3. Michael Luff, 70; C flight: 1. Brad Dague, 67; 2. Norm Melanson, 69; 3. Len Steiner, 71. D flight: 1. Hank DeMattia, 67; 2. George Scheidle, 69; 3. George Spinatsch, 70.