Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

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By Staff Report


The Beachcombers played the first of four rounds of their annual young guys against old guys tournament on Friday, March 21, at Crow Creek. The young guys took the early lead, 18-12. The format is a match play with one point for the front nine, one point for the back nine and one point overall. Match results were: Gary Gutheil beat B. McDavit 2-1, Sid Silvers beat Jim Beairsto 3- 0, Reggie Auten beat Hal Riebesehl 1, Sid Silvers beat Ed Redman 2.5-0.5, Bob Brownley beat Bob Cecil 3-0, Bob Smith beat Dan O’Connell 3-0, Jim Ritter beat Scott McBean 2-1, Ed Nocella beat R. Dunham 3-0, Paul Michal beat Tom Culverwell 3-0, Roy Laster and T. Quick tied 1.5-1.5. Low scores: Silvers, 82, and Gary Gutheil, 89. Net: Silvers and Brownley, 68. Bob Brownley is golfer of the week.


Brick Landing

In the Ace of the Month net tournament Thursday, March 20, Sharon Brown won Ace of the Month with a score of 67. First flight winner was Keith Webb with a score of 72. Second was Irene Dowdy with a score of 75 and third was Bonnie Giehl with a score of 83. Second flight winner was Sharon Brown with a score of 67. Second was Sharon Deutsch with a score of 68 and third was Mary Biesack with a score of 73. Third flight winner was Mary Dixon with a score of 70. Second was Peg Agrimonti with a score of 83 and third was Mary Tacea with a score of 98. Giehl birdied Nos. 4 and 12, Lisa Weller had a chip-in birdie on No. 2 and Ellen Rogoff had a chip-in on No. 16. Closest to pin: Deutsch at No. 2 and Brown at No. 9.



On Wednesday, March 19, at the Byrd Sea Trail Course, the team Sid Pennington, Greg Jensen, Steve Maiorca and Mike Orlo placed first at 180 in a game of one net and one gross on the par 4s and two nets and one gross on the par 5s and the par 3s. Second were Joe Gallo, John Ducey, Chuck Harris and a player by draw.

On Friday, March 21, at Heather Glen, the winning team of Orlo, Berry Vandermeer, Jody Serensits and John Tighe shot a 210 (14-over par). The format was two gross scores and one net score on the par 3s and the par 4s and one gross and one net on the par 5s. Second were Pete Scott, Dan Kutschman, Bob Levan and a player by draw.


Carolina Bogey Busters

Results March 11 at Eagle Nest. Gross A: Joe Burmer, 75; Ed Bier, 82; Gerry Wetherell, 89. Gross B: Ralph Phillips, 94; John Ciemniewski, 95; Steve White, 96. Net A: Burmer, 65; Bier, 69; Wetherell, 72. Net B: Phillips, 70; Ciemniewski, 72; Sam Konrad, 73.

Putts: Malcolm Jaggard, 30; Burmer, 30; Phillips, 32; Tom Ditzler, 32; Eric Mayo, 32; Dick Wilson, 33; Ken Hodous, 33.


Grand Strand SMGA

The Grand Strand Senior Men’s Golf Association played its weekly tournament March 10 on the Fox-Otter Course at River Oaks Golf Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The format is stroke play with handicap and 126 golfers participated in nine flights.

Flight A: Jim Cokinos (80 gross), John Bevevino (70 net). B flight: Jim Quartuccio (80 gross), Bob Hanley (65 net). C flight: Wayne Johnson (70 gross), Dan Boarman (67 net). D flight: Dave Salisch (82 gross), Chris Gainey (68 net). E flight: Neil Clem (84 gross), Ken Rheault (64 net). F flight: Don Layton (90 gross), Fred Welch (67 net). G flight: Rick Smith (88 gross), Neil Prota (65 net). H flight: Chuck Robinson (96 gross), Bob Cantwell (66 net). I flight: Leroy Phillips (88 gross), Lewis Hunt (64 net). Closest to pin, white tee: No. 3, Jim Cokinos, 4 feet; No. 8, Joe Burmer, 3-2; No. 12, Jerry Martin, 4-11; No. 16, Norm Fay, 4-3. Gold tee: No. 3, Sal Fiorentino, 5-4; No. 8, Jim Murnane, 3-2; No.12, Johnson, 2-5; No. 16, Johnson, 6-3.


Ocean Ridge LGA

Event: A two-day ringer’s tournament turned into a one-day event March 12 at Panther’s because of the weather. These are the net scores. Flight 1: Carole Milnichuk, 72; Debby Bevan, 78. Flight 2: First on a match of cards was Priscilla Chambers, 76; Kathy Wicke, 76; Ginny Alger, 77. Flight 3: Sharon Benson, 71; Sue Kane, 81; Doris McLaughlin, 82. Flight 4: Kathy Giancarlo, 66; Val Ratchford, 72; Diana Gruver, 76. Flight 5: Judy Keegan, 70; Laura Wheaton, 73; Gwen Fitzgerald. 79. Flight 6: Marie Best, 87; Nancy Ward, 89.

Chip-ins: Mary Faulkner and Kane at No. 14. Birdies: Alger and Jan Henson at No. 2. Kathy Giancarlo at No. 11. Chip-in birdie: Kane at No. 6.

Results Wednesday, March 19, at Lion’s Paw. Format was two nets on all holes except par 3. Score one net and one gross on par 3s. First: (-20) Pat Brooks, Susan Carano, Lori Bonnington and Julie Miller. Second: (-19) Nancy O’Connell, Kathy Giancarlo, Carole Schuster and Joyce Edwards. Third: (-13) Patsy Mays, Maureen Craik, Mickie Underhill and Debbie Sisk. Fourth: (-8) Priscilla Chambers, Colleen Plebanek, Liz Waldron, player by draw Patti Dugan.

Birdies: Nancy O’Connell on holes 3 and 6, Joan Hill on hole 6, Karen McCloskey hole 14. Chip-ins: O’Connell at Nos. 12 and 13, Miller at No. 1, Diane Wright at No. 15, Anita Andersch at No.  8, Linda Johnston at No. 3 and Benson at No. 2

Chip-in birdie:  O'Connell on at No. 3. Net: Carano, 68. Gross: O'Connell, 84.


Players Golf Association

Net results Thursday, March 20, at Meadowlands. Bill Favro, 68; Bob Lange, Paul Groves, Bob Claffey, 69; Bob Butkevicius, Bill Kasper. 71. Closest to pin: at No. 5, Denny Wise; at No. 8, Dick Pearce; at No. 11, John Calabrese; at No. 15, Lange. Gross: Claffey, 75.


O’Donnell scores hole-in-one

Ray O'Donnell scored a hole-in-one Saturday, March 22, at the 12th hole at Carolina Shores using a 6-iron on the 127-yard hole.



Results Saturday, March 20, at Carolina Shores.
Gross: 1. Sue Keck, 94; 2. Karen Hertling, 95; 3. Sharon Clark, 102. Net: Hertling, 69; 2. Kathy Harniman, 72; 3. Marlene Cleary, 74. Putts: Debbie Creamer, 30; Chip-ins: Nancy Sneska at No. 14, Geri McTighe at No. 5, Dottie Meader at No. 4.


Sea Trail LGA

Results Wednesday, March 19, of the one gross score and one net score at the Maples Course: 1. Mary Lou Dunbar, Pat Gooding, Paula Jones, Pat DeMattia 139; 2. Gail Michael, Sharon Winter, Betty Ann Potvin, Birgit Carpenter 140; 3. Jo Larson, Mary Alice Jerome, Kathy Grossi, Mo Spada 140; 4. Joan Mason, Jan Bohlinger, Louisa Clatterbuck, Linda Perna 145; 5. Lyn Costner, Flo Hill, Debbie Isley, Libby Wilson 145.

Birdies: DeMattia at No. 2, Peg Frankford at No. 13, Gooding Nos. at 14 and 18, Grossi at Nos. 3 and 13; Isley at No. 17, Larson at No. 12, Potvin at No. 4, Mickey Vollmer at No. 3, Winter at Nos. 1 and 12. Chip-ins: Costner at No. 15, DeMattia at No. 9, Isley at Nos. 5 and 10, Larson at No. 12, Potvin at No. 4, Judy Pusey at No. 12 and 15 and Winter at No. 12.


True Lies

Results Saturday, March 22, at the Sea Trail Maples Course. Format was two nets: 1. Rick Joy, Ralph Wojtowicz, Ed Bier and a player by draw, 119; 2. Artie Behringer, Mike Orlo and Bill Jones, 124; 3. Carmen Federico, Larry Frazier, Glen Cassill and Page Alexander, 124; 4. Jim Bozzone, Rich Borakove, Dennis Sullivan and Ron Gag’ner, 125; 5. Butch Cretera, John Gutt and Bob Rigoli, 126. Closest to pin: Ralph Wojtowicz (two) and Jones, Rigoli.


Church tournament

The Shallotte Presbyterian Church will play its annual community charity golf tournament in memory of Jerry Oakley on May 24 at the Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort and Golf. The golf begins at 9 a.m. Breakfast, buffet lunch and free range balls are included in the price of $75 per golfer. There will be closest to the pin and long drive contests. Prizes will be awarded in various divisions. For more information, call Ed Kazan at 579-3384 or email kazan@atmc.net.