• Scores, highlights of area golf leagues

    Brick Landing LGA
    On April 11, The Brick Landing Plantation Ladies Golf Association played is first league match of the season. In the first flight, Carol Fredericks was first with a net 68, Mary Tacea second with an 82 and Mary Biesack third with an 83. Kathy Mularczyk took first in the second flight with a net 69. Nancy Dickerson was second with a 77 and Lois Huber third with an 83. Carol Fredericks is the April Ace of the Month winner.

  • Great idea for the gals: The Five O’Clock Club

    A few months ago, my dear friend Carol Fredericks broached an idea with me and I loved it.
    Carol and her husband, Bill, belong to Plainfield Country Club in New Jersey. Built in 1890, the venerable old Donald Ross design was the site of the 1978 U.S. Amateur and the 1987 U.S. Women’s Open. In 2011, Plainfield hosted The Barclays. Plainfield is listed No. 71 in the Golf Digest 100 Greatest Courses in the United States.  

  • Grossi wins Sea Trail Charm Tournament

    In the Sea Trail Charm Tournament April 8 at the Byrd Course and April 10 at the Jones Course, Kathy Grossi finished first with a two-day total of 130, winning the gold charm. Joan Mason was second (136) and won the silver charm.

  • Crow Creek plays member tourney

    On April 2-3, the Crow Creek MGA played a two-day member-member tournament for 20 two-man teams. In cool weather, the golf skills exhibited by most of the participants were red hot. The format for the first day was a shamble, which combines elements of a scramble with elements of two-man best ball.
    As in a scramble, both players of a team tee off and the best drive is selected. From that point, the hole is played out at stroke play, with both players playing their own ball into the hole. The format for the second day was a scramble.

  • 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.