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The Beachcombers played a 1-2-3 cha-cha-cha tournament Friday at Cypress Bay. The winners on a match of cards at 119 (-27) were Dennis Davidson, Ed Nocella, Dennis McCann and Larry Cecil. In second were Bill McDavit, Bob Smith, Gary Gutheil, Bob Byrne and Hal Riebesehl. Gross: Stu Cleveland, Russ Russo, Sid Silver and Scott McBean, all at 88. Net: Ed Nocella, Scott McBean and Mike Cotton, all at 66. Ed Nocella was voted golfer of the week.
Results from the BMGA event April 26 (two best balls): 1. Larry Boyer, A. Boyer, Jim Pope, Tom Kronyak, -26; 2. Dan Perry, Paul Salerno, Gary McDaniels, Ron Arvidson, -24; 3. Bob Nobes, Chuck Hornfeck, Dave Harper and Bernie Gruzlewski.
Results April 30 (two best balls): 1. Al Bloom, Bernie Gruzlewski, Tom Kronyak and George Edwards, -38; 2. Larry Boyer, Jim Pope, Mike Prokop and Ron Arvidson; Dan Perry, Bob Nobes, Les Craft and Gary McDaniels, -33; 4. Paul Salerno, Dave Harper, Chuck Hornfeck and a draw.
Stableford results May 3: 1. Larry Boyer, Chuck Hornfeck, Ron Arvidson and Dave Harper, 140; 2. Dan Perry, George Edwards, Al Ostrager and Les Craft, 127; 3. Gary McDaniels, Bernie Gruzlewski, Jim Pope and Paul Salerno.
Results May 1. First flight gross: Nancy Kumlin 87. Net: Sherry Pittman 67. Fewest putts: Sarah Lula 31. Second flight gross. Janice Owens 98. Net: Pat Kronyak 71. Fewest putts: Owens and Carolyn Arney, 35. Third flight gross: Ruth Linder 104. Net: Carol Fitz-Gerald 64. Net: Fewest putts: Fitz-Gerald 32. Birdies: Hilda Hall at 12 and Lula at 15.
Brunswick Plantation MGA
Results May 1 (two nets, one gross): Dogwood-Azalea: 1. Rick Pesavento, Stan Drezek, Barry Anshell, Don Granger; 2. Steve Byrne, Jerry Ingalls, Micky Buchelt, Don Haniquet; 3. Jeff Hayden, Fred Banta, Tom Lesniewicz, Bob Krut. Azalea-Magnolia: 1. Dan Giessing, Bob Toeppner, Walt Lina, Ed Kobierowski; 2. Andy Smyka, Bryan Kantner, Rich Davis, Doug Groves; 3. Steve Seibert, George Lucyszyn, Wyman Shaw, Bruce Kertcher. Lowest round: Jack Burgess, 75.
Brunswick Plantation LGL
Results of league play on April 30. Team results on Azalea-Magnolia. First: Lori Schneider, Janet Iekel, Ann Smith, Celie Cionek. Team results on Dogwood-Azalea. First: Moe MacDonald, Denise Kantner, Ellie Grant, Trish Lemmon. Closest to pin: Paula Gaudette (Azalea 4). Denise Kantner (Dogwood 4). Birdies: Denise Kantner (Dogwood 4 and 8), Lori Schneider (Magnolia 8), Pat Wish (Magnolia 7). Chip-ins: Ellie Grant (Dogwood 8), Dianne Lucarelli (Azalea 7), Mary Helen Naecker (Dogwood 4).
On April 30 at Heather Glen, Jim Kennedy, Sid Pennington and Hugh Chinn placed first on a match of cards at 151. The three-man teams scored a net and a gross per hole. Ron Doeblin, Jody Serensits and John Methvin were second.
On May 2 at Oyster Bay, members played a Stableford format. Pete Scott was first at +4, Joe Gallo second at +2, Sid Pennington third at even and Bob Jaeger fourth at -2.
On April 30 at Brick Landing, the CVGA played a two-man team, low-net per hole tourney. Flight A winner: Roy Laster and Jerry Wiles, -12. Flight B winner: Matt Beairsto and Jim Sullivan, -9. Flight A gross, Rich Michaels, 81. Flight A net, Roy Laster, 66. Flight B gross, Jerry Howard, 94. Flight B net: Mike McCormack, 71. Closest to pin at 2, Jim Ritter, 6 feet, 4 inches; at 5, Rich Michaels, 9 inches; at 9, Brian Mikesell, 20-10; at 13 Matt Beairsto, 6-8.
Results of the league event May 2 at Carolina Shores. In the A flight, Don Hunt was first at net 65. B flight winner was Mike McCormack at net 60. C flight winner was Ralph Capuano at net 63. Closest to pin: on 3, Don Eisenman, 12 feet; on 7, Bill Parr, 21-0; on 12, Jim Filkins, 16-0; on 17, Bob Herre, 15-6.
Carolina Bogey Busters
Results May 1 at Brierwood Golf Club. Flight A gross: Joe Burmer 79, Dick Wilson 83, Ed Bier 83, Al Harms 87. Flight B gross: Corbin Ledford 85, Steve White 93, Ron Watson 97, Ray McDowell 97. Flight A net: Al Harms 66, Ed Bier 67, Joe Burmer 67, Dick Wilson 68. Flight B net: Corbin Ledford 61, John Ciemniewski 69, Ron Watson 69, Ray McDowell 73. Closest to pin: at 3 in flight A, Bier; in B, Watson. Fewest putts: Bill Allen 26, Wilson 28, Harms 29, Bob Entwisle, 29, Tom O’Brien 30, Burmer 31, Sean Watson 31.
Carolina Shores Men
Results of the three-week Memorial match play tournament played in four flights of eight. Bob Ferrell flight: First, Mike Devereux. Second, Gary Stewart. Third, John Dougherty. Fourth, Arnie Northrop. Fifth, Mike Fedak. Al Graham flight: First, George Bridges. Second, Mal MacRaild. Third, Ray Girard. Fourth, Jim Powell. Fifth, Bob Barrett. Tom Wilson flight: First, Gene Sanborn. Second, Bill Harniman. Third, Dick Boyle. Fourth, Dick Polonski. Fifth, Frank Talak. Bill Haupt Flight: First, Paul Wuthrich. Second, Joe Fioravanti. Third, Mike Donahue. Fourth, John Ogden. Fifth, John Baron.
Crow Creek MGA
On May 1, nine four-man teams participated in a 1-2-3-4 game. First at -19 were Jay Bushell, John Buddemeyer, Todd Zwolak and Jerry Zimmerman. In second at -18 were Rich Murphy, Charlie Bower, Ed Darrow and Richard Bye. In third at -17 were Brian Nordberg, Coach Winsett, Jim Chiles and Hal Gordon. In fourth at -14 were Walt Fedyna, John Huntey, John Sparks, Marvin Spohn. Individual: A flight, Rich Murphy, 79/68; B flight, John Huntey, 82/65; C flight, Jim Chiles, 84/64; D flight, Richard Bye, 89/64.
Results May 2 at Crown Park. Front at +12.5 and overall +12.5: George O’Connell, John Parisi, John Bowles and Jim Simmons. Back at +9.5: Jerry Way, Gary Larouche, Ted Peters and Ed Kerr.
Results May 4 at The Valley at Eastport. Front at +7: Ed Kerr, Ray Seger, Jim Simmons and Woody Woodgerd. Back at +3 and overall at +3.5: Herb Johnson, Stan Kwasny and Dick Williams. Flight winners: A, Ray Seger, +4; B, Ted Peters, + 5; C, Dick Williams, +6.5. Closest to pin: at 7, Gary Larouche, 2 feet, 6 inches; at 13, Fred Welch, 3-4.
Grand Strand SMGA
The Grand Strand Senior Men’s Golf Association played its weekly event on April 30 at Pineland Country Club in Nichols, S.C. and 34 golfers participated in three flights. A flight: Frank Hess (80 gross), Marshall Beaver (67 net). B flight: Al Larson (85 gross), Dave Salisch (65 net). C flight: Ed Dolan (95 gross), Nelson Stansbury (66 net). Closest to pin: White tee: No. 4, Rick Thren, 15 feet 0 inches; No. 10, Ted Link, 32-0; No. 16, Bill Smith, 3-9. Gold tee: No. 4, Neil Clem, 4-3; No. 7, Bill Harbin, 12-0; No. 10, Bob Hurt, 33-0; No. 16, Dave Salisch, 10-10.
Stableford results May 1. Front nine, first: Bob Mackey, John Huddleston, Ed Hobgood, Glen Haffield (+9). Second: Bill Tenza, Steve Lawson, Dick Cecil, Leo Lico (+2). Third: Ray Wiltbank, Howard Ratcliffe, George Austin, Gordon Much (+0.5) Back nine, first: Bob Mackey, John Huddleston, Ed Hobgood, Glen Haffield (+2.5). Second: Adam Peters, Geoff Browne, Bill Kasper, W. Curtis Brenk; Jim Boone, Pat Finnegan, Ed Synowiec (+1.5). Overall: First: Bab Mackey, John Huddleston, Ed Hobgood, Glen Haffield (+11.5). Second: Bill Tencza, Steve Lawson, Dick Cecil, Leo Lico (+2). Third: Ray Wiltbank, Howard Ratcliffe, George Austin, Gordon Much (+1 .5) A: Bob Mackey (+5). B: Steve Lawson (+ 3.5). C: Dick Cecil (+4). D: W. Curtis Brenk (+6). Superflight: W. Curtis Brenk (+6).
The Meadowlands Missfits Golf League played two best low net of foursome April 30. 1. Anna Merritt, Mary Ann Kelly, Nancy Puskar and a draw (Dolores Dulaski), 117; 2. Maryellen Smith, Chris Faust, M.J. Labant and Nancy Andrews, 118; 3. Dolores Dulaski, Grace Kim, Marlene Lidgard and Sue Hobgood, 122; 4. Frances Pritchard, Judy Zaenglein, Nancy Griffin and Donna Phelps, 123. Birdies: Bonnie Johnson at 3, Eileen Reddy and Roberta Mackey at 4, Libby Spivey at 5, Jeanette Burton at 7, Grace Kim at 8, Sue Durbin at 9 and 17, Donna Phelps, Judy Hardin, Bev Ibbott and Nancy Puskar at 14, Chris Faust at 15. Chip-ins: Bonnie Johnson at 3, Mary Ann Kelly at 6, Jeanette Burton at 7, Nancy Puskar and Donna Phelps at 14, Chris Faust at 16, Libby Spivey at 17.
Ocean Ridge couples
Results Sunday at Tiger’s Eye (one net from men and one net from women) 1. Frank Burianek, blind draw, Colleen Plebanek, Mary Hankes (-26); 2. Al Keegan, Howard Ray, Peggy Rowland, Mary K. Donohoe (-24); 3. Lowell Kent, Dave Arnold, Peggy Jones, Ruth Ray (-22). Birdies; Dave Arnold, Lowell Kent, Frank Burianek, Colleen Plebanek. Gross: Al Keegan, 77, Howard Ray, 78 (3 under his age). Net: Mary K. Donahoe 65, Dave Arnold 67, Frank Burianek 65, Bob Plebanek 68, Mary Hankes 67.
Om May 6, Howard Ray eagled Tiger’s Eye eighth hole, a 274-yard par-4, using a driver sinking a sand-wedge shot from 80 yards.
On May 6, Al Keegan eagled Tiger’s Eye 15th hole, a 447-yard par-5, using a driver and a 4-hybrid to reach the green and sinking a 12-inch putt. This was his sixth eagle on this hole.
Ocean Ridge men
Results of two best nets April 30 at Panther’s Run. 1. Jim Miller, Bert Kuthe, Thack Brown, Ted Pounds (-33); 2. Russ Burdette, Lynn Furman, Bill DeHaan, Chuck Fitzgerald.
Results May 2 at Panther’s Run (high and low nets on all holes except 4 nets on holes 9 and 10). 1. Richie Liggera, David Roth, Terry Zuk, Hugh Carano (-8); 2. David Stuart, Wally Milnichuk, Lew Hankes, Thack Brown (-1); 3. Dennis Miller, Rick Wheaton, Vince Barbera, Ted Pounds (even); 4. John Hill, Phil Harrington, Frank Burianek, Chuck Fitzgerald (+1); 5. Jim McCombs, Roger Buck, Bill Hall, Norm Fitzgerald (+2). Gross: Dennis Miller, 74; Richie Liggera, 79. Net: at 66, Chuck Fitzgerald. At 67, Thack Brown, Bob Theiss, Hugh Carano, Ted Pounds. At 68, Terry Zuk, Jim Hall. At 69, Fred Bank, George Briggs, Phil Harrington.
Ocean Ridge women
Results of the tourney April 30 at Tiger’s Eye (two Low net scores, one from
each cart). First at -28 was the team of Karen McCloskey, Dusty Burianek, Mickie Underhill and Phyllis O’Connor. Birdies: Pam Fizgerald at 16 & 18 (both were chip-ins), Mickie Underhill at 1, Karen McCloskey at 9 and Dusty Burianek at 10. Gross: Pam Fitzgerald, 87 (net 65).
The format May 1 was count only net par-4s. Piper to Bay: T-1. Bernice McRoberts and Beverly Sarkesian, 27; 3. Michaela Richardson, 29.5; T-4. Mary Dickerson and Sharon Pies, 30.5; 6. Ann Adams, 31. Bay to Piper: T-1. Judy Hanna and Barb Bartholomew, 27; 3. Joanne Clements, 29; 4. Shirley Brennan, 30; T-5. Bernice Morris, Mary Stern and Betty Swain, 30.5. Birdies: Jane Duvall, Bay No. 3; Shirley Brennan, Bay No. 7; Lorraine Dobson, Piper No. 6; Diane Rauch, Piper No. 6. Chip-ins: Diane Rauch, Bay No. 9; Sharon Pies, Bay No. 6; Marilyn Oliver, Bay No. 2; Betty Swain Bay No. 8.
Players Golf Association
Results May 3 at Meadowlands (two low nets). Bill Favro, Ray Girard, Steve Jones, a draw, 113; Rich Michaels, Angelo Bertolozzi, Bill Kasper, Rocco Gangemi, 122; Bob Davis, Roy Teasley, Bob Lange, a draw, 123; Denny Wise, Joe Pagliaro, Wil Garvin, a draw, 123; John Calabrese, Mike Rivera, Mike Phipps, Nick Samela, 124; Bill Russell, Dick Pearce, Don Clark, John McCloy, 129. Closest to pin: at 5, Angelo Bertolozzi; at 8, Mike Phipps; at 11, Nick Samela; at 15, Steve Jones. Gross: John Calabrese.
The Renegades played sixes on May 3 at Carolina Shores. 1. Bernice Morris, Dottie Meader, Kay Craig, Teddy Altreuter (178); 2. Debbie Creamer, Marlene Cleary, Kathleen Hahl, Patricia Soule (184); 3. Gloria Schroppe, Carolyn Bosman, Jane Jordan, Geri McTighe (186). Gross: Bernice Morris (88), Marlene Cleary (93), Carolyn Bosman (96) Net: Dottie Meader (67 mc), Patricia Soule (67), Jane Jordan (68).
Chip-ins: Donna Watkins at 3, Carolyn Bosman at 7, Debbie Creamer at 8. Birdies: Carolyn Bosman at 7. Putts: Martha Hannon, Kay Craig, Karen Hertling (31).
Sandpiper Bay MGA
The game April 30 was 1-2-3 better ball. Sand-Piper: Bob Knisley, Greg Scalzi, Tom Townsend and Bob Arace, -34; John Nicholson, Ed Kilgoar, Len Borriello and John Wilkes, -27; Al Hooker, Al Bowman, Jim Kearns and Jack Dobson, -21.
Bay-Sand: 1. Don Moore, Jack Hinte, Mike Casagranda, Dick Eby; Bob Nicoletti, Gary Swanson, Frank Martorelli and a draw, -26. 3. Frank DeStefon, Marvin Pethtal, Barney Evangelista & Ron Donley, -23.
The game May 2 was 1-2-3-4 better ball. Piper-Bay: 1. Dan Copeland, Jeff Smith, Pat Dibble and a draw, -23; 2. Bob Nicoletti, Greg Scalzi, Ed McTighe and Jim Kearns; Bob Knisley, Louie Valenzuela, Gene Forte and Mike O’Brien, -18. Bay-Piper: 1. John Donnelly, Garvey Stratton, Bob Morley and John Wilkes, 26; 2. Al Bowman, Jack Hinte, Tony DeMarte & a draw -24; 3. Don Capretta, Doug Williams, Mike Matlock and Otto Nelke; Bill Snyder, Norm Burgess, Tom Townsend and a draw, -15.
Sea Trail LGA
Results May at 2 at the Maples Course. Flight 1: Gross, Joan Mason 83, Lorraine Kazan 87 (mc). Net: Gloria Wimmer 65, Pat Gooding 69. Flight 2: Gross, Jo Larson 90, Nancy Flaherty 95. Net: Janet Keppler 69, Flo Hill 73 (mc). Flight 3: Gross, Donna Morris 95, Lynn Wiedman 101. Net: Ruth Apalinski 68, Loretta DeVita 69. Flight 4: Gross, Jenni Barratt 104, Virginia Foulds 105. Net: Carol Humphries 70, Maureen Foley 73 (mc).
Closest to pin: No. 3 Joan Mason, No. 5 Linda Perna, No. 11 Nancy Flaherty, No. 17 Lorraine Kazan. Birdies: Debi Isley No. 4, Linda Perna No. 5, Bobbi deLagarde No. 11, Joan Mason No. 11, Mary Lou Miller No. 11, Janet Keppler No. 13, Jo Larson No. 14, Gloria Wimmer No. 14, Barbara Bashaw No. 17. Chip-ins: Debi Isley No. 4, Barbara Bashaw No. 17.
Mason scores ace
Joan Mason scored a hole-in-one May 2 on the third hole at the Maples Course. She used an 8-iron on the 90-yard hole. This was her fifth hole-in-one.
Results of the three best-ball net event May 1: 1. Gene Carter, Bill Creekmore, Ed Tuttle, Joe Vankoski, -17; 2. Brownie Cordell, Wayne Norman, Royal Philpott, Jim Stadick, -12. Gross: Wayne Norman 76, Ed Tuttle 76, Royal Philpott 79.
Results of WGA Winding River
Results May 1. Flight 1: Terry Miller, 87 gross. Jane Schlesser 69 net, Dawn Cloutier 71, Margo Skinner 72. Flight 2: Chris Peacock 93 gross, Carol Rogers 69 net, Susan Hadenchuck 70, Cathy Mack 70. Flight 3: Mimi Benson 96 gross, Carol McAndrews 66 net, Janet Gorman 67, Mary Stankewicz 70. Flight 4: Jane Erdtman 98 gross, Vicki Duke 66 net, Dottie Peters 67, Kathy Andrew 70. Chip-ins: Dawn Cloutier, Mimi Benson, Kathy Saiers, Kathy Andrew. Birdies: Janet Gorman, Carol McAndrews, Margo Skinner, Kathy Saiers, Jane Schlesser, Wendy Burroughs, Chris Peacock.
Ruel scores eagle
On Saturday, Roscoe Ruel scored an eagle-3 on the 532-yard par-5 ninth hole at Leopard’s Chase Golf Club using a driver and a 3-wood to reach the green and then sinking the putt. His partners were Angela Ruel, Bob Kronberg and Otto Mueller.
Jim Bradley, Leland, and Jim Stirling, of Wilmington, shot a 74 and finished tied for third in the men B/mixed class of the Carolinas Golf Association’s one-day four-ball tournament Saturday at Coharie Country Club in Clinton. Michael Mauney and Randy Mitchem, both of Southport, shot a 75.
Steve Wilkinson, of Wilmington, and Austin Heath, of Leland, shot a 72 and tied for sixth in men A class.