• Ocean Ridge LGA defeats men in Battle of the Sexes

    On Oct. 22, the Ocean Ridge Men’s Golf Association and the Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association competed in the first Battle of the Sexes tournament, a new 18-hole four-ball match play tournament contested on Lion’s Paw.
    The event consisted of 44 men battling against 44 women, with 22 matches at stake. After the first 17 matches, the score was 8.5-8.5.

  • Lockwood Folly raises $18,000 for cancer institute

    Lockwood Folly Ladies Golf Association played its annual cancer benefit tournament on Oct. 25, with the proceeds going to the Duke Cancer Institute for ovarian and other gynecological cancer research.
    Sixty-eight golfers participated in the play-your-own-game (two nets and two gross scores per four-person team).
    First in gross was the team of Diane Sandoval, Cheryl Washburn, Sue Dillman, and Debi Worley. First in net was the team of Susann Thompson, Martha Webster, Rita Karr and Laura Botto.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    On Friday, the Beachcombers played at Cypress Bay. Low gross: Sid Silvers, 83, and Stu Cleveland, 88. Nets: Silvers and Cleveland, 68; Dan O’Connell, 69. Team two nets: Tom Culverwell, Ed Redman, O’Connell and a player by draw finished first at 32-under par. Golfer of the week is Silvers.

  • Saluting the men's golf champions

    By Elsa Bonstein
    Beacon Correspondent

  • Golf tournaments

    Shrine Club golf tourney Oct. 27
    The South Brunswick Islands Shrine Club golf tourney starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at Brierwood. Entry fee is $60 per golfer and covers refreshments and lunch. Entry deadline is Oct. 22. At the end of play, drawing and awards will be at the club at 49 Old Shallotte Highway. For more information, contact Dana Mauldin at 754-9125 or Michael Mattera at 754-2629.

  • Elks play charity tourney

    The Shallotte Elks Lodge No. 2854 played its fifth annual captain’s choice golf tournament Oct. 7 at Brierwood Golf Course. The winning team with a score of 54 was Don Tew, Mona Boob, Danny Smith and Kendall Hardee. In second were Bob Doyle, Rick Simard, Mike Leland and Randy Milazzo.
    In the second flight, winning at 59 were Jim Foley, Jim Sigman, Jim Nicely and Sam Weiss. In second, also at 59, were Linda Branning, Scott Branning, Mike Walters and Eddie Oliver.

  • Carolina Shores plays Cure tourney

    The Carolina Shores Niners’ Komen for the Cure golf tournament and luncheon were Oct. 18. Sixteen ladies played a captain’s choice, best ball format. First: Charlene Pietrondi, Joyce Dunn, Violet Collins and Mary Fran Ryon. Second: Susan Jarrell, Rose Mary Jones, Joyce Costa and Kate Vibert. The longest drive was won by Kate Vibert, closest to pin by Joyce Dunn and best in pink by Kate Vibert.

  • Highlights, scores of area golf leagues

    Brunswick Plantation LGA
    Results of league play on Oct. 15 (two man best ball). Dogwood-Azalea: 1. Karen Buchelt and Pat Haniquet (61); 2. Geri Conroy and Diane Tufts (67). Magnolia-Dogwood: 1. Janet Iekel and Camille Cantello (68); 2. Theresa Georgens and Sue Sadlon (68). Closest to pin: Camille Cantello (Magnolia No. 7); Barbara Johnson (Azalea No. 2). Birdies: Lori Schneider (Azalea No. 9); Barbara Johnson (Azalea No. 7). Chip-in: Grace Byrne (Azalea No. 3).
    Brunswick Plantation MGA
    Stableford results

  • Champions Challenge scores big with kids, educators, parents

    By Elsa Bonstein
    and Mike Gildea

    At noon Oct. 17, Bolivia Elementary School emerged as the winner of the second annual Champions Challenge at Cinghiale Creek, home of the First Tee of Brunswick County.  
    Team members included Ari Bonello, Isaak McKenney, Miguel Morales, Pierce Quinn, Bender Sanderson, Christian Shelton, Ralph Stephenson, Rebekah Gibby, Kayla McDuffie, Katlyn Moore, Linzey Poe, Jazmine Spies and Brooke Sullivan.

  • Tournament of Champions: Saluting lady golf champions

    By Elsa Bonstein
    Beacon Correspondent
    On Nov. 3-4, men’s and women’s golf club champions in Brunswick County will compete in the 2012 Tournament of Champions at Sandpiper Bay. They qualified for this event by winning the gross-score championship at their clubs.
    The tournament began nine years ago as a suggestion from several club champions. They wanted “just one more tournament” to determine the best of the best for that year.