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Golf

  • Saluting volunteers of The First Tee

    By Beth Coffey
    Special to The Beacon
    Recently The First Tee of Brunswick County had a chance to acknowledge the work and dedication of its corps of volunteers and to recognize a few whose contributions went “above and beyond” over this past year. “Without them,” said executive director Rebecca Albin, “we simply wouldn’t be here.”

  • Golf tournaments

    Calabash VFW tourney Nov. 12

  • Magnolia Greens wins Coastal Carolina Interclub championship

    St. James captured first place in the final 2012 Coastal Carolina Interclub Association event played at Carolina National golf course but Magnolia Greens captured the CCIA 2012 championship by leading with all teams with 1,734 points.
    The CCIA format includes seven two-man teams from each club who play a USGA Stableford system, net best ball, and count the scores only from the top six teams of the seven competing.
    Clubs complete for the championship trophy by earning points in each event and accumulating the most points at the conclusion of the season.

  • Brunswick Plantation announces recent golf tournament results

    Results of member-guest tourney Oct. 22. Azalea-Magnolia: 1. Ellie Allen and Juanita Adams; 2. Trish Lemmon and Wanda Wiltbank; 3. Pat Wish and Penny Crawford; 4. Paula Gaudette and Gwen Jerome; 5. Kathy Toeppner and Marsha Kerchner; 6. Kathy Rosenberg and Nancy Pennington.
    Magnolia-Dogwood: 1. Sandy Owens and Jeanette Burton; 2. Janet Iekel and Diane Sandoval; 3. Mary Helen Naecker and Joanne Barton; 4. Lori Schneider and Sharon Clark; 5. Pat Haniquet and Judy Falloon; 6. Evelyn Claus and Sherry Higgenbotton.  

  • Brick Landing plays championship

    The Brick Landing Ladies Golf Association played its league championship last Thursday and Friday. The league champion is Pat Christenbury with a two-day combined gross score of 186.  The net champion is Mary Tacea with a two-day net score of 137.

  • 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.