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Golf

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Beachcombers
    The Beachcombers played a three nets tournament Friday at Cypress Bay. The winners at 190 (-26) were Jim Beairsto, Jim Ritter and Gary Gutheil and a player by draw (Sid Silver). In second at 196 (-20) were Dan O’Connell, Bob Healey, Ed Redman and a player by draw (Sid Silver). Gross: Sid Silver, 80; Gary Gutheil, 81; Bob Healey and Ed Redman, 88. Net: Ed Redman and Sid Silver, 66; Gary Gutheil, 67. Sid Silver is golfer of the week.

  • Two friends have a memorable day of golf

    By Elsa Bonstein
    Beacon Correspondent
    On Saturday, two old friends had a great day on the golf course at Brick Landing: Bob Gorman shot his all-time low score of 75; John Nunnenkamp had his first hole-in-one, on the fifth hole.  

  • Crow Creek plays golf for kids

    On Sept 3, the third annual Crow Creek charity golf tournament benefiting Communities in Schools of Brunswick County was hosted by the Crow Creek women’s and men’s golf associations.
    The event raised $12,000 for CIS, whose primary goal is to provide the services Brunswick County needs to keep kids in school and prepare them for better lives. The success of this event was a direct result of the generosity of many businesses that sponsored golf holes and donated more than 100 prizes for our auctions and raffle.

  • Golf tournaments

    Ladies on the Links tourney is Nov. 1
    Magnolia Greens is hosting Ladies on the Links Nov. 1. It is a golf tournament for ladies and a ladies’ expo. The format is two-player captain’s choice. In addition, there will be competition for the Orchid Cup as part of the golf tournament.
    Any course that has four or more teams participating is eligible to win the cup, based on the total of the four best scores from a given course.

  • Novant medical center hosts tourney

    The Brunswick Novant Medical Center Foundation was host of its first golf tournament Oct. 12 at Lockwood Folly Country Club. All proceeds from the golf tournament will support the BNMC Foundation’s Women and Children’s Wellness Outreach Initiative.
    First, from Davis Delivery Service, were Greg Davis, Tom Jones, Dan Adkins and Sam Walker with a score of 60 in the captain’s choice tournament. Second, from Wilmington Health, were Scott Colquhoun, Jay Bennett, Brian Webster and Matt Dzunk.Third were Jack Braak, John Cefelli, Jeff Duncan and Dave Poeppelmeier.

  • 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

    Beachcombers
    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.