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Golf

  • Future Generations Tourney set for June 1 at St. James

    By Mike Gildea
    Special to The Beacon
    On June 1, The First Tee of Brunswick County will be host of its third annual Future Generations Tournament on all four golf courses of the St. James Plantation. Its success and your participation will help shape the future of the many kids who are participants in The First Tee of Brunswick County.

  • Cameron, Edwards win Ocean Ridge LGA tourney

    The Ocean Ridge Ladies Golf Association played its spring member-member tournament April 3 and April 8 on Panther’s Run and Lion’s Paw. The format was nine holes each of captain’s choice, duck soup, alternate shot and better net of partner.

  • Trojan golfers win another tourney

    Staff Report

    In a high school golf match April 8 at Land-O-Lakes in Whiteville, West Brunswick won the team event by two strokes over South Brunswick, 328-330. North was sixth (383).
    This was the third event out of five the Trojans have won. They are first in the standings (46) with three events left. West Bladen is second (39) and South is third (38).
    West Brunswick’s best score was a 79 by sophomore Drew Boyer. Other West scores: freshman Landon Patterson, 81; sophomore Cole Snyder, 83; senior Holt Durham, 85.  

  • Crow Creek plays annual Ryder Cup

    On March 19-20 and March 22, the Crow Creek MGA played its third annual Ryder Cup Competition. Thirty-six members were divided into 18 two-man teams. The team captains were Brian Nordberg for the Red Team and David Hannah for the White Team. Each event was based on a match play format in which the teams received one point for a win and one-half point for a tie.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Brierwood WGA
    Results of best net nine April 2. First flight: Dee Bogard, 25; Mickey Salerno and Sara Bayton, 30. Sue Janovic and Dee Bogard had fewest putts. 32. Second flight: Cindy Northrup, 27; Ruth Linder, 29. Sandy Bloom had fewest putts, 33.

  • Golf tournaments

    Leland Area Rotary Club tourney is April 18
    The Leland Area Rotary Club is host of the L.A. Classic, an annual charity golf tournament, in its third year. The event will take place with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. April 18 at Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest. Proceeds from this event will benefit the many programs supported by the Leland Area Rotary Club in northern Brunswick County.
    For more information about this event, contact Joe Hagan at either (910) 371-2544 or joehagan113@gmail.com.

  • Ocean Ridge Bowling League presents annual awards

    The Ocean Ridge Plantation Bowling League concluded its 13th season at the annual awards banquet held April 4 at Starz Grille in Shallotte. The league, which bowls at Planet Fun in Shallotte, comprises 24 four-person teams. In addition to these regular weekly bowlers, about 40 substitute bowlers also compete in the league.
    At the banquet, Steve Miller, league president, announced the following team and individual award winners for the season.
    First-place team: The Fockers (Ron Schneider, Vicki Powers, Marie Pugh, George Woodard).

  • Ocean Ridge Bowling League presents annual awards

    The Ocean Ridge Plantation Bowling League concluded its 13th season at the annual awards banquet held April 4 at Starz Grille in Shallotte. The league, which bowls at Planet Fun in Shallotte, comprises 24 four-person teams. In addition to these regular weekly bowlers, about 40 substitute bowlers also compete in the league.
    At the banquet, Steve Miller, league president, announced the following team and individual award winners for the season.
    First-place team: The Fockers (Ron Schneider, Vicki Powers, Marie Pugh, George Woodard).

  • AJGA event played at St. James

    Last weekend, The Founders Club at St. James Plantation was the site for an American Junior Golf Association preseason tournament. The weather, which had been beastly most of the week, cleared in time to allow 84 junior golfers from around the world to compete in two days of medal play.  
    I was there and saw some amazing golf.
    These are young people, starting out on the road to being touring pros, hoping to get scholarships, begging to be recognized by college coaches.

  • John Deere equipment donated to The First Tee

    By Elsa Bonstein
    Beacon Correspondent
    On March 30, Revels Turf and Tractor delivered three gleaming green mowers and one utility vehicle to Cinghiale Creek, home of the First Tee of Brunswick County.
    They were greeted by rousing cheers from 50 kids, coaches, volunteers and board members of The First Tee of Brunswick County.
    On hand for the presentation were Carol and Rusty Petrea, founders of the chapter.