• A grand wedding, a sad goodbye



    On Oct. 2, Kaitlyn Johnston married Chris Jarman, in a beautiful ceremony at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wilmington. Parents and grandparents were decked in their finest; the bridal party looked like something right out of Bride Magazine.

    The board of directors of The First Tee of Brunswick County was there, with spouses in tow.

  • Brierwood MGA plays Ryder Cup

    The Brierwood Men’s Golf Association played its two-day Ryder Cup Tournament, based on the format of the Ryder Cup. The players were divided into two 12-man teams, the Herons and the Gators. Dan Perry was the Heron captain and Bob Nobes was the Gator captain. The remaining players were randomly drawn by the captains. The first day of play, the first nine holes were four ball (best ball of the twosome); the second nine was alternate shot. The final day was singles matches. At the end of the first day, the Herons led 2.5-2: after the final day single matches, Heron won 8.5-8.

  • Scores, highlights of area golf leagues


    The Beachcombers played at Carolina Shores. Low gross: Charlie Shore, 88; Stu Cleveland, 89. Low nets: Ed Kinney, 65; Bill Cameron, 66; Jim Ritter, 70.

    Team modified Stableford: Ed Hennessey, Jim Quigley and Shore, 9.5 points. Kinney had the most points, 8. Kinney was golfer of the week.


  • Golf Gab: A cancer survivor’s story

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Department stores and fashion boutiques will be selling special pink clothing and jewelry. M&M candies will come in shades of pink and white. NFL players are wearing pink shoes, pink gloves and pink caps. During this time, numerous ladies golf associations in Brunswick County will host a Rally for Cure Golf Tournament. 

  • Brunswick Plantation plays fourth club championship

    The Brunswick Plantation Golf Club played its fourth annual club championship Sept. 20-23, with the women playing on Monday and Wednesday and the men on Tuesday and Thursday.  

    Alcina Davis was first in the women’s championship flight. Moe MacDonald was second and Mae Drezek third. Dave Mambro was first in the men’s championship flight, George Tuccinardo was second and Tony Ingorgio third after a card playoff.

  • Tourney benefits Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department

    On Sept 18, a golf benefit for the Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department was played at Carolina National Golf Club. It was a captain’s choice scramble and 34 teams participated in the event. More than $13,000 was raised for the fire department. 

    Men’s flight 1: Tying at 57 were Jim Martin, Frank Paolicelli, Curry and Jere Jones and the team of Rick Klein, Jerry Mullin, Tom Godwin and Bill Profitt.

  • Rivers Edge wins Interclub tournament

  • Nine First Tee Core Values: Judgment



  • Bob Allen wins Best Bob Tournament

    The fourth annual Best Bob Tournament was played Sept. 26 at Carolina National. Fourteen Bobs and three Bobbies competed. Bob Allen was crowned the Best Bob for the third straight year. He shot par. Bob Terwilliger won low net. Bob and Pat Collins took best team honors. Pat Terwilliger won best partner. Closest to the pin were Jane Hack and Bob Gorman. The long drive awards went to Ginny Pearson and Bob Mecanko. 

  • Worley wins Schaffler tourney

    Not allowing the storm of the year to wash out their fifth annual Sy Schaffler tournament, Lockwood Folly’s Golden Boys played the rain-shortened contest September 23-24 and Sept. 28.  

    Ernest Worley topped the field, winning the coveted Rodney Dangerfield plaid jacket, with Rich Modrowski’s second-place finish garnering the ersatz Masters green blazer.