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Golf

  • Ocean Ridge men play in winter frolic golf tournament

    The Ocean Ridge men’s winter frolic golf tournament was won by Roger Buck (white tees), Joe Coffini (mixed tees) and Earl Miller (gold tees). The winter frolic is a two-day flighted individual event played on Lion’s Paw and Panther’s Run using 80 percent of handicap with no penalty strokes.
    Dave Janowski’s net 74 on Lion’s Paw led the white tee flight after day one. Roger Buck shot a net 69 on day two on Panther’s Run to win the flight with a score of 144. Janowski was second at 146 and George Cassidy and George Brooks tied at 148.

  • Kids and golf: A winning combination

    By Mike Gildea,
    TFTBC board of directors, coach
    Young golfers from throughout the area are invited to participate in The First Tee of Brunswick County spring programs. Classes are open to youngsters of all ages and skill levels, and it offers programs options to fit a family schedule.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Beachcombers
    The Beachcombers played a two-nets tournament Friday at Eastport. The winners with a score of 125 (-15) were Bob Brownley, Paul Michal and Roger Dunham. Finishing in second with a 126 (-14) were Jim Beairsto, Bob Smith and Dan O’Connell. Low rounds: Paul Michal, 83, and Dan O’Connell, 88. Low nets were Paul Michal, 63; Dan O’Connell, 65; Bob Smith, 67; and Bob Brownley 68. Paul Michal is golfer of the week

  • Chiropractor discusses fitness, weight loss and golf

    Dr. Glenn Lundy has been in our area for eight years. His chiropractic offices are in Shallotte and he can be seen regularly playing golf around the county. He loves the game and has a single-digit handicap.
    A tall, athletic man with a quick wit and a gift of gab, he met me for lunch last week at the Purple Onion, where we discussed golf and fitness, health and nutrition.
    “People spend their whole life working towards retiring on a golf course, but then when it happens, they are too ill, too fat, too out of condition to play the game. What use is it?

  • Affiniti to manage Thistle Golf Club

    Staff Report

    Affiniti Golf Partners has been retained to manage Thistle Golf Club, a semi-private facility in Sunset Beach, according to the company’s founding partner, Steve Willy.
    In addition to managing all golf operations, Affiniti will oversee the property owners association, real estate sales, membership, marketing, finance, dining and special events functions at Thistle Golf Club.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Brunswick Plantation
    Results Jan. 10 (cart partners, six-hole mix). Azalea-Magnolia side: 1. Craig Stewart, Doug Groves, +5; T-2. Bryan Kantner, Ron Ateshian, +8; Steve Byrne and Bill Rochford, +8. Dogwood-Azalea: T-1: Stan Drezek, Al Haley, +4; Bob Toeppner, Don Granger, +4; 3. Butch Cadman, Pete Veum, +5; 4. Marty Krygiel, Jim Kocsi, +6.

  • Senior golf tourneys

    These are dates for the Brunswick County Parks and Recreation 55+ Golf Program. Contact Khrystye Haselden at khaselden@brunsco.net or call 910-253-2670.
    Feb. 20, Cape Fear National Golf, $45, 8:30 a.m. sign-in, 9:30 start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, refreshments and prizes. Cart attendant’s tip is not included in price.
    March 20, Tiger’s Eye at Ocean Ridge, $45, 8 a.m. sign-in, 9 a.m. start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants, refreshments and prizes.  

  • Tournament of Champions to be played at Crow Creek

    Crow Creek will host the 2013 Brunswick Beacon Tournament of Champions in the fall. This is the 10th anniversary of the tournament, which started in 2004.
    I am delighted with the venue. This spectacular layout is scenic and long, but fair. It is always in excellent condition, thanks to the efforts of superintendent Joe Jamison.
    Last week, Beacon representatives met with the staff of Crow Creek and finalized the plans for this year’s event. The dates are Nov. 16-17.

  • Tee it up at the Golf Ball

    Mike Gildea
    Special to The Beacon

  • Senior golf tourneys

    These are dates for the Brunswick County Parks and Recreation 55+ Golf Program. Contact Khrystye Haselden at khaselden@brunsco.net or call 910-253-2670.
    Jan. 16, Thistle Golf, $45, 9 a.m. sign-in, 10 a.m. start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, cart attendants, refreshments and prizes.  
    Feb. 20, Cape Fear National Golf, $45, 8:30 a.m. sign-in, 9:30 start. Price includes cart fee, greens fee, refreshments and prizes. Cart attendant’s tip is not included in price.