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By Staff Brunswick Beacon

Beachcombers

The Beachcombers played at Brierwood May 9.

Paul Michal shot 81 to win low gross. Gary Guthiel was second with 83. Stu Cleveland was third with 84. Randy Cogdill was fourth with 86. Jim Beairsto was fifth with 89.

Ed Kinney won low net with 66. Paul Michal and Randy Cogdill tied for second with 67. Stu Cleveland was next with 69.

Gary Guthiel, Paul Michal and Ed Kinney teamed to win the team low net with -17.

Calabash Elks

Ron Mayo won the Calabash Elks tournament May 10 at Brierwood with a net 64. Fred Walsh finished second with 68.

In the B flight, Kerry Jarrell won with 66. Guy Lachapelle and John Parisi tied for second with 69.

In the C flight, Herb Broughton won with 65. Lynn Harbold and Ray Richard tied for second with 66.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were, Kerry Jarrell (No. 3), Fred Welsh (No. 9), Mike Coleman (No. 14) and Bill Woods (No. 17).

Players Golf Association

Bill Favro, Mike Phipps, Dick Pearce and Ron Wetherington won the weekly Players Golf Association tournament at Meadowlands Golf Course with 154. The game was cha-cha-cha plus all four scores counted on holes nine and 18. Bob Davis, Bill Kasper, Ernie Schober and blind were second with 155. Pat Jones, Bob Lange, Carl Price and Alex Olmsted were third with 158. Ernie Weeks, Don Clark, Ray O'Donnell and a blind finished fourth.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Bob Lange (Nos. 8 and 15), Ray O'Donnell (No. 5) and Bill Favro (No. 11).

C.F.A.G. 405

Hugh Chinn, Larry Laws, Joe Collepardi and Joe Meo won a nine-hole rainout May 5 at Farmstead with 54. The format was cha-cha-cha. Ned Meier, Boomer Needham, John Ogden and Joe Gallo were second with 62.

Ned Meier, Joe Collepardi, Steve Maiorca and Cliff Musselman won the event at Meadowlands May 7 with 121. The scoring was one net on holes one through six, two nets on holes seven through 12, and three nets on holes 13 through 18. Sid Pennington, Rich West, John Ducey and Joe Gallo were second with 125.

Joe Meo, John Methvin, Sid Pennington, Larry Laws and Ron Doeblin scored 126 to win the event at Meadowlands May 9. Scoring was based on two nets on par fours and par fives and two gross on par threes. Jim Kennedy, Ned Meier, Art Thompson, John Ducey and Joe Gallo were second with 129.

Calabashers

Mike McCormac, Larry Bollinger and Bob Allard scored a 13 to win the Stableford event May 9 at Crown Park.

Renegades

The Renegades played May 8 at Carolina Shores Country Club. The game was cross over with handicap.

Kathy Hahl, Evie Hart and Carolyn Bosman tied for first with 24. Barbara Malina was second with 25. Nancy Rubin and Donna Watkins tied for third with 26.

Barbara Malina won low gross with 93 (match of cards). Carolyn Bosman was second with 93. Donna Watkins finished third with 94.

Barbara Malina also won low net with 62. Evie Hart was second with 63. Kathy Hahl was third with 64 (match of cards).

Carol Groner had low putts with 28.

Chip-ins were recorded by Carol Groner (No. 5), Pauline Millosky (No. 3), Kathy Hahl (No. 4), Jane Mahncke (No. 9) and Nancy Rubin (No. 15).

Birdies were scored by Jane Mahncke (No. 3) and Pauline Millosky (No. 3).

Sandpiper Bay Men

The Friday Sandpiper Bay Men’s Association Players group played May 9. The game was two-man blind draw Chicago. Quota is established by subtracting your handicap from 36, one point for bogey, two for par, three for birdie and five for anything else except a hole-in-one, which is worth 10 points.

Al Paynter and Jim Creighton were first with 13. Jim King and John Hannigan were second with 10. Jim Braddock and Ralph Bowman were third with 8. Al Hooker and Bill Zanzalari, Mike Finkelstein and Jack Hinte and Rich Brouwer and Ron Donley finished in a three-way tie for third with 7.

Ocean Ridge Ladies

The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played May 7 at Panther’s Run. The tournament was an individual low gross/low net flighted event.

In the A flight, Michelle Sherwood won low gross with 84. Sally Duffy was second with 91. Pam Fitzgerald won low net with 66. Linda Van Horn was second with 70.

In the B flight, Ginny Alger won low gross with 96. Frankie Neal was second with 99. Kathy Wicke won low net with 73. Toni Roe was second with 77.

In flight C, Bev Furman was first in low gross with 99. Kathy Giancarlo was second with 101. Carole Schuster won low net with 70. Ann Turner was second with 72.

In flight D, Judy Keegan won low gross with 106. Pam McCafferty was second with 109. Patti Dugan won low net with 71. Dorothy Bahnik was second with 72.

Birdies were scored by Michelle Sherwood (Nos. 1 and 3), Kathy Wicke (No. 2), Karen McCloskey (No. 6), Bev Furman (No. 1), Dorothy Bahnik (No. 17), Linda Johnson (No. 17) and Doris Fairchild (No. 17).

Chip-ins were recorded by Patsy Mays (No. 18), Linda Van Horn (No. 17), Kathy Giancarlo (No. 14) and Kathy Wicke (No. 5).

Ocean Ridge Men

The Ocean Ridge Men’s Golf Association played a nine-hole event May 5 at Lion’s Paw. Scoring was based on counting one net, then two nets, then three nets and repeating.

On the first nine, Mike Sullivan, Roger Buck, John Pugh and Tom Best were first with -12. Bill Walker, Jim McCombs, Fred Bank and Bill Prophet were second with -8.

On the second nine, George Brooks, Bill Bixler, Rich Scaler and John Lukasik were first with -8. Bob Larkin, Bill Smith, Lou Branflick and a blind draw were second with -6.

Bill Wakefield, Norm Fitzgerald, Chuck Fitzgerald and Tom Best won the Stableford event held May 7 at Panther’s Run with 85 points (match of cards). Mike Sullivan, Guy Giancarlo, Emil Gnam and a blind draw were second with 85 points. Dick Orndoff, George James, Dick Duffy and Ted Pounds were third with 84 points. Al Keegan, Terry Zuk, Bob Theiss and Bill Prophet finished fourth.

Guy Giancarlo had low gross with 76.

Brick Landing Ladies

The Brick Landing Ladies played salt and pepper May 8. The scoring was based on counting odd-numbered holes on the first nine and even-numbered holes on the second nine and subtracting handicap.

Mary Biesack won the first flight. Dale Calhoon was second and Bonnie Giehl third.

In the second flight, Barbara Kurkut was first. Betty Grace Grabb and Kathy Mrlarczyk tied for second.

In the third flight, Bernice Logan finished first followed by Polly Berkheimer in second and Peg Campana third.

The only birdie of the day was scored by Dale Calhoon (No. 15).

Crow Creek

Rich Swimm and Bryan Thomas won the low gross in the member/guest tournament May 3-4 with 145.

Bob Lesko and Ed Meyer won low net with 120. John Huntley and Bill Page were second with 122. Jerry Zimmer and Bob Hall were third with 124.

Closest-to-the-pin winners May 3 were Rich Murphy (No. 6), Bill Schaeffer Sr. (No. 8), Paul Bye (No. 13) and Jim Wagner (No. 16).

Closest-to-the-pin winners May 4 were David Hannah (No. 6) and Rich Swimm (No. 16).

Carolina National Ladies

The game played May 6 was most pars or better.

In flight 1, Diana Wells was first with 16 net pars or better. Jonquille Curwen and Connie Koch tied for second with 13 net pars or better.

In flight 2, Wendy Burroughs was first with 16 net pars or better. Marianne Caruana and Chris Peacock tied for second with 15 net pars or better.

In flight 3, Pat Terwilliger won with 16 net pars or better. Joanne Lynch was second with 15 net pars or better and Diane Sloat was third with 13 net pars or better.

In flight 4, Bobbie Walker was first with 17 net pars or better. Mimi Benson finished second with 14 net pars or better.

Brierwood Mixed Scramble

In the Brierwood Wednesday nine-hole mixed scramble May 7, first-place honors went to the team of Rita DuGan, Dee Bogard, Fran Thomas and Walt Brennan with 1-under par. Sharon Beavers, Glen Green, Joe Sales and Bob Nobes tied at even par with Marian Johnson, Marianne Nobes, Ralph Trimmer and Bill Miller.

Carolina Shores Men

The event May 9 was one net on par threes, two nets on par fours and three nets on par fives.

Jerry Strickler, Ed Morris, John Crane and John Kain were first with 117. Art Hahl, Gene Sanborn, Dick Polonski and Bill Teshler were second with 124 (match of cards). Arnie Northrop, Tony Sneska, Joe Fioravanti and Rich Boyle were third with 124. Keith Rogerson, Paul Jordan, Nick DePalo and Roger Thompson were fourth with 125.

Art Hahl won low gross, and John Kain won low net.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Rich Boyle (No. 3), Joe Farmarco (No. 7), Ray Girard (No. 12) and John Crane (No. 17).

Skins were won by John Dougherty, Keith Rogerson, Ed Morris, Paul Jordan, George Balbach, Art Hahl, Jerry Strickler and Tony Sneska.

Brierwood Women

The Brierwood Women’s Golf Association held a low-gross, low-net event May 6.

In flight A, Nancy Kumlin won low gross with 84. Marje Roach won low net with 71.

In flight B, Janice Owens and Carolu Waldron tied for low gross with 93. Carolu Waldron won low net with 61.

In flight C, Marianne Nobes and Rita DuGuan tied for low gross with 107. Rita DuGuan won low net with 67.

Chip-ins were recorded by Carol Fitzgerald (No. 16) and Carolu Waldron (No. 9).

Birdies were scored by Nancy Kumlin (No. 3), Carolu Waldron (No. 9) and Pat Kronyak (No. 14).

Carolina Shores Ladies

The Carolina Shores Ladies Golf Association held an event May 8. The scoring was based on counting gross score less putts and handicap.

Karen Hertling won the event with net 31. Barb Kassner was second with net 32. Barb Kassner was first in low gross with 83. Karen Hertling was first in low net with 65.

Barb Kassner also had low putts with 29.

Betty Kibblehouse recorded a chip-in at No. 1. Barb Kassner recorded a birdie at No. 9.

Sea Trail Men

The Sea Trail Men’s Golf Association played May 6 at the Jones Course. Each foursome counted the two best net scores.

In flight A, John Bowles, Dick Brawley, Lou DeVita and Bill Muckridge won with 116. Dick Couch, Dennis, deLagarde, Jim Hitchcock and Bill Kenny were second with 121.

In flight B, Terry Donahue, Wayne Hellman, George Hill and Dick Sellars were first with 116. Mike Campbell, Allen Doolittle, Gerry Greis and Tom Robbins finished second with 117.

In flight C, Jerry Burbank, Larry Keiley, Charlie Schorpp and Charlie Winter won with 115. Roy Cundiff, John Goodrich, Dick Lehrer and Bill White were second with 116.

In flight D, Dick Latham, Bill Locke, Mike Pozdol and Howard VanDusen were first with 120. George Bartley, Ches Burton, Carl Wiles and Dick Zinser were second with 121.

Carolina Shores Niners

Nancy Harthausen won the A flight low gross May 1 at Carolina Shores Country Club. Janice Garvin finished second. T.J. Bagley took first in low net, and Nancy Harthausen finished second.

In flight B, Gwyn DeRenne was the low-gross winner, and Hakka Cramer was second. Halla Cramer was first in low net, and Gwyn DeRenne finished second.

Joanne Riedel took first in the A flight, low gross and low net May 8. Jean Sanborn was second in low gross and low net.

In flight B, Mary Fran Ryon was first in low gross, and Ellie Girard was second. Ellie Girard won low net, followed by Mary Fran Ryon in second.

Jean Sanborn and Mary Fran Ryon tied for low putts with 14. Joanne Riedel had a chip-in at No. 5.

The Carolina Shores Niners hosted the Grand Strand Lady Niners at Carolina Shores Country Club May 6. Sixty lady golfers from various leagues in the Grand Strand played golf and attended a luncheon prepared by the Carolina Shores Country Club.

Ellie Girard (Carolina Shores), Barbara Bodnar (Indigo Creek), Barbara Rainey (Carolina National) and Pam Hardie (Sea Trail) won low net for the day. Second place went to Bev Blair (Brick Landing), Pat Mahoney (Carolina National), Joan Lamberto (Prestwick) and Nancy Etherson (Indigo Creek).

Third was Phyllis Gumbrell (Carolina Shores), Susan Gavitt (Carolina National), Barb Poepping (Brick Landing) and Pat Diehl (Sea Trail). Fourth place went to Dotti Leilike (Brick Landing), Joan Stockton (Sea Trail), Sally Gerdes (Indigo Creek) and Evie Goin (Prestwick).

Susan Gavitt of Carolina National won longest drive, and Sally Gerdes of Indigo Creek won closest to the pin.

Brunswick Ladybirds

Judy Nicoletti (Carolina Shores) took first place in the first flight low gross April 28 at Brick Landing with 77. Dale Calhoon (Brick Landing) was second with 82. Cathy Story (Ocean Ridge) took first in low net with 66. Keith Webb (Brick Landing) was second with 71. Miriam Laconte (Meadowlands) had low putts with 31.

In the second flight low gross, Linda Bergstrom (Carolina National) was first with 87. Second went to Connie Koch (Carolina National) with 88. Marlene Cleary (Carolina Shores) was the low-net winner with 90. Nancy Kumlin (Brierwood) was second with 92. Sally Manifold (Carolina Shores) had low putts with 32.

In the third flight low gross, Sue Kane (Ocean Ridge) and Kathy Siciliano (Ocean Ridge) tied for first with 85. Judi Hardin (Meadowlands) was second with 86. Carleen Sowers (Oak Island) won low net with 68. Louise Sensenig (Sea Trail) was second with 92. Low putts wend to Lori Schommer (Meadowlands) and Ellen Parker (Oak Island) with 28.

In the fourth flight low gross, Mil Crane (Carolina National) was first with 89. Sigi Mayo (Meadowlands) was second with 93. Rochelle Simpson (St. James) tied for low net with Mo Strombaugh ( Oak Island) with 70. Irene Dowdy (Brick Landing) and Toni Roe (Ocean Ridge) and Penny Sillery (Carolina National) and Judy Berg (St. James) all tied for second with 72. Kaz Radcliff (Meadowlands) had low putts with 29.

In the fifth flight low gross, Mickie Underhill (Ocean Ridge) was first with 88. Peggy Jones (Ocean Ridge) finished second with 89. Theresa Georgens (Brunswick) won low net with 70. Linda Johnston (Ocean Ridge) was second with 72. Carol Hartsell (Oak Island) had low putts with 29.

In the sixth flight low gross, Lynn Wiedman (Sea Trail) won with 95. Kathy Imbro (Oak Island) tied Diane Tufts (Brunswick) for second with 96. Cathy Genander (Carolina National) won low net with 66. Birgit Carpenter (Sea Trail) was second with 68. Vivan Rowe (Brick Landing) had low putts with 28.

In the seventh flight low gross, Laura Lagenaur (Brunswick) was first with 97. Sylvia Keegan (St. James) was second with 103. Anne Hall (St. James) won low net with 72. Susan Seidel (Oak Island) was second with 74. Cari Booth (Oak Island) and Donna Holshouser (Oak Island) had low putts with 32.

In the eighth flight low gross, Gloria Lee (Sea Trail) was first with 102. Nikki Burke (St. James) was second with 107. Mary Tacea (Brick Landing) 71 tied Marianne Nobes (Brierwood) for first in low net with 71. Karen Entwistle (Carolina National), Pat Haniquet (Brunswick) and Judy Keegan (Ocean Ridge) tied for second with 73. Judi Bishop (Meadowlands) had low putts with 34.

Piperettes

The Piperettes played a scramble May 6. Each team had to use at least one drive from each player on each nine, with no handicap.

In the Bay to Sand flight, Judy Nicoletti, Beverly Sanford and Madonna Snyder were first with 67. Donna Phelps, Kathie McIlroy, Diane Rauch and Ro Martere were second with 72.

In the Sand to Piper flight, Nancy Grant, Deanna Donnelly and Ann Leahy were first with 74. Barbara Swanson, Fran Killgoar, Kathy Manning and Peggy Phipps were second with 75.

Sandpiper Bay Men

The Sandpiper Bay Men's Golf Association played May 5. The game was count one best ball on par fives, three on par threes and two on the par fours. All three courses were used.

Jim King, 82, shot his age, knowing a bogey was required on the No. 1 handicap last hole on the Sand course. This was a prelude to the round by Al Hooker, 80. For the second time in a week, Al not only shot his age but beat it by 6 strokes with a 74.

In the Sand to Piper flight, Gary Swanson, Jim Wiseman, Frank Alcaraz and a blind draw were first with -28. Al Hooker, John Murphy, Dean Montgomery and a blind draw were second with -24.

In the Piper to Bay flight, Norm Burgess, Ron Redman, Larry Barr and a blind draw were first with -28. Ralph Bowman, Lee Parker, Jack Dobson and a blind draw were second with -27.

In the Bay to Sand flight, Jim King, Gordy Coulson, Tom Ioven and John Donnelly were first with -34. Frank McCarron, Bill Lester, Mike Matlock and a blind draw were second with -30.

The game May 5 was team Chicago. Scoring is based on subtracting handicap from 36 to establish the goal score, with one point for bogie, two for par, three for birdie and five for eagle or better. All three courses were used.

In the Sand to Piper flight, Ralph Bowman, Mike Donovan, Ron Redman and Joe Arace were first with 20. Joe Cramer, Bill Lester, Mike Matlock and Larry Barr were second with 16.

In the Piper to Bay flight, John Radziewski, Hal Foley, Jim Wilkes and a blind draw were first with 10. John Whalen, Mike Finkelstein, Jim Braddock and a blind draw were second with 9.

In the Bay to Sand flight, Bill Snyder, Vince Niland, Bill Zanzalari and Frank Alcaraz were first with 23. Al Hooker, Leo Lico, Otto Nelke and Tom Ioven were second with 15.

Al Graham Stableford Tourney

Mal Mac Raild, John Kain, Ron Buck and Chet Drouin won the event May 5 with 13. Dan Roberts, Boots Bromwell, Don Errickson and Arnie Northrop were second with 11. George Bridges, Frank Talak, Don Rose and a blind draw were third with 10 (match of cards). Joe Fioravanti, Leo Jarmusz, John Crane and Tony Sneska were fourth with 10. Rich Hamilton, Clyde Juergens, Ray Girard and Gary Hertling were fifth.

Skins winners were Gene Sanborn (2), George Bridges (2), Don Rose, Dan Roberts, Clyde Juergens and Rich Hamilton.

Farmstead/Meadowlands Men

A modified Stableford format was played May 6.

In the first flight, Kerry Ortmeyer, Bill Suttard, Glenn Affield and Nick Caldararo won the first nine with 11. Ed Hobgood, Larry Zub, Gary Sessi and Dick Kelsius tied with Bill Blewitt, Bill Favro, Jack Monahan and Bill Kasper for the second nine with 11. Bill Blewitt, Bill Favro, Jack Monahan and Bill Kasper won the overall with 17.

In the second flight, Ed Dobson, Bud Pierce, Earl Dushane and Ed Peters won the first nine with 10. Ed Dobson, Bud Pierce, Earl Dushane and Ed Peters won the overall with 13.

In the third flight, Roger Gietzen, Dick Cecil, Bill Blefko and Pat Weese won the first nine with 7. Gordon Mueh, Jim Marsh, Dan Bruscalla and Mickey Blaz tied with Paul Hourigan, Jim Pool, Bill Cleaver and W. Curtis Brenk for the second nine with 6. Ed Hobgood, Larry Zub, Gary Sessi and Dick Celsius won the overall with 13.

Flight winners were A flight, Roger Gietzen (10), B flight, Howie Murphy (6), C flight, Gerry Sessi (6) and super flight, Roger Gietzen (10).

Roger Geitzen also shot his age, 74.

Meadowlands Missfits

The game May 5 was gross score minus putts minus handicap. The match was only nine holes due to rain.

Libby Spivey was first with 16. Mary Jane Labant, Beverly Ibbott and Thelma Albrecht tied for second with 18. Dolores Dulaski, Eileen Reddy and Wilma Mowery tied for third with 19.

Barbara Finn had low putts with 13.

Birdies were scored by Nancy Griffin, chip-in (No. 4) and Gwen Jerome (No. 5).

Sea Trail Ladies

The Sea Trail Ladies Golf Association played May 7 at the Maples Course.

In the first flight low gross, Georgia Lounsbury was first with 86. Lynn James finished second with 87. Nadine Cybyske was third with 88.

In the first flight low net, Hal White was first with 69 (match of cards). Mary Bergere was second with 69 (match of cards). Pat Gooding finished third with 69.

In the second flight low rross, Meggie McClave was first with 90. Flo Hill finished second with 96. Mary Alice Jerome was third with 97.

In the second flight low net, Louisa Clatterbuck was first with 66. Gail Cafaro was second with 70. Pat Sutton was third with 73.

In the third flight low gross, Loretta DeVita was first with 93. Birgit Carpenter was second with 103 (match of cards). Marge Layden was third with 103.

In the third flight low net, Cheri Lambert was first with 67. Nancy Santisi was second with 70. Janet Keppler was third with 71.

In the fourth flight low gross, Anne Giordano was first with 104. Jo Cambria was second with 108. Gloria Taylor was third with 117.

In the fourth flight low net, Gloria Lee was first with 67. Donna Morris was second with 71. Karen Rastocky was third with 72.

Birdies were scored by Donna Morris (No. 5), Mary Bergere (No. 3), Bobbie deLagarde (No. 3), Louisa Clatterbuck (No. 5), Nancy Cybyske (No. 8), Lynn James (No. 3) and Gloria Wimmer (No. 3).

Chip-ins were recorded by Donna Morris (No. 5), Marge Layden (No. 8), Maria Alvarez (No. 16), Lorraine Kazan (No. 9), Louise Sensenig (No. 12), Lynn Wiedman (No. 11), Mary Bergere (no. 3), Linda Perna (No. 6), Flo Hill (Nos. 6 and 7) and Gloria Lounsbury (No. 8).

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Bobbie deLagarde (No. 3), Meggie McClave (No. 11) and Loretta DeVita (No. 17).

Brierwood Men

The Brierwood Men’s Golf Association held a two best ball event May 8.

Wayne McGlothin, Bill Miller, Dick Baynton and Bob Sterner were first with 29-under par. Al Bloom, Bernie Gruzlewski, Jack Harrison and a blind draw were second with 26-under par. Dave Harper, George Edwards, Joe Brust and Guy Derasmo were third with 24-under par.

Carolina Bogey Busters

The Carolina Bogey Busters played May 6 at Brierwood Golf Course.

In the A flight low gross, Bill Allen was first with 82. Larry Frazier was second with 83. Charlie Dugan was third with 85.

In the A flight low net, Charlie Dugan was first with 64. Bill Allen finished second with 66. Steve White took third with 69.

In the B flight low gross, Pete McGerr was first with 92. John Ciermuewski was second with 95. Pat Perryman was third with 98.

In the B flight low net, Pete McGerr was first with 68. John Ciemmewski was second with 71. Pat Perryman was third with 72.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were A flight, Ron Doeblin and B flight, Ron Watson.

Low putts were Charlie Dugan (28), Bill Allen (29), Mark Segar (29), Tom Ditzler (29), Pete McGerr (29) and Dick Wilson (31).

Donald Ross Society

The Donald Ross Society held its annual meeting last weekend at the Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington. A wine and cheese party was held Thursday evening. Teams played golf Friday at Wilmington Municipal Golf Course and Saturday at Cape Fear Country Club. Both courses are Donald Ross creations.

The winning team in Saturday’s event was Gerry Stafford (Atherton, Calif.), John Clough (Palm City, Fla.), Al Muzny (Calabash) and Pat O’Malley (Boston, Mass.).

The annual meeting and presentation was held during dinner after the tournament.