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Women’s Golf News

September 1, 2013
The Herald-Star


Blackmoor Ladies Monday Night Golf League played a two-gal scramble on Aug. 26.

Winners were Cheryl Black and Lucy Karran.

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Dyer Ladies League Tournament winners were, from left, Mishal Hawthorne, Kathy Sapp, Vickie Grant, Signa Findlay, Mary Arehart and Ann Eroshevich.
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Linda Caputo and Renee Morelli had low putts.

Lori Defallo had long drive on hole No. 4.

Neysa McCart had long drive on hole No. 9.

Yuko Atwell had a chip-in on hole No. 2.


The Dyer Ladies League held its annual league championship tournament on Aug. 27.

Winners of the nine-hole event were:

A Flight:

Low gross: Mishal Hawthorne

Low net: Kathy Sapp

B Flight:

Low gross: Vickie Grant

Low net: Signa Findlay

C Flight:

Low gross: Mary Arehart

Low net: Ann Eroshevich

Birdies were recorded by: Ruth Lamantia, Mishal Hawthorne (2).

The season wraps up with a scramble on Sept. 3.

The Oktoberfest scramble (open tournament) is Oct. 5 at 1 p.m.


Spring Hills Ladies Golf League played Throw Out Two Worst Holes on Aug. 22 where the winers were:

A flight, Cindy Montgomery;

B flight, Linda Caputo; and

C flight, Brenda McClosky.

Long drive winners were: A flight, Cindy Montgomery; B flight, Sharon Coleman; and C flight, Brenda Mccloskey,

Closest to pin, A flight, Mary DiMichele; B flight, Ruth Lamantia; and C flight, Tammy Cox.

Patty Gerland was the 50/50 winner.

Low putts for the night was Claudia Norris with 13 putts,

Following play, Ann Eroshovich, president, held a business meeting with discussion including the invitational that was held on Aug. 1. Eroshevich thanked all members for their help and support to make the event a success.

Sponsorship money will be donated to the Tony Termana Cancer Center.

Eroshevich thanked Mary DiMichael for all the work she did in obtaining so many sponsors for the cause. She also thanked all members and the community for its support of the league's efforts. Letters have been sent out thanking them for the support of the cancer center.

This year's banquet will be held at Zalinski's. There will be more information to come and a sign-up sheet for those wanting to attend

Play day away will be held on Sept. 12 at Pleasant View Golf Course in Minerva. There will be special price for golf and breakfast.

Eroshevich asked Lori Szymanek and Judy Hare to be the committee for obtaining officers for next year. The meeting will be held Thursday. The food committee will be Marge Alpino, Brenda McClosky, Erin Mader and Patti Rothacher.

After the meeting, a luncheon was furnished by Judy Hare, Ruth Lamantia, Mary DiMichael and Jay Risner.


Town and Country Women's Golf League played medal on Aug. 22 at Spring Hills Golf Course.

Winners were:

Low gross, A flight, Laura Froehlich; B flight, Bobbie Mangan; C flight, Rose Kazmarek.

Low net, A flight, Lillian Kestner; B flight, Norma Henson; C flight, Sondra Hyde.

Signa Findlay and Janice Haisley had a chip in on hole No. 9, and Kazmarek on hole No. 5.

Froehlich had a birdie on No. 1 and Findlay on No. 9.

Long drive on No. 3, A flight, Froehlich; B flight, Kathy Antinone; C flight, Kazmareck.

Long drive on No. 6, A flight, Froehlich; B flight, Henson; C flight, Hyde.

Closest to pin on hole No. 4, A flight, Wanda Retzer; B flight, Antinone; and C flight, Hyde.


Priscilla Mavrich took her 10th win as the Williams' Ladies Golf Association's club champion. After a two-week grueling tournament, Mavrich took her win with a gross score of 174, avoiding a play-off when Maribeth Arlia missed her last putt, ending up with a 175.

Arlia took runner-up champion, and Jennie Epifano took low net first flight with a score of 155, playing the last hole in the rain.

Flight two low gross winner went to Sue Sakara with a score of 202 and Rita Kohn taking low net with a score of 149.

Flight three low gross winner was Erikka Buracchio coming in with a score of 214, and low net winner was Vi Stein with a score of 148.

Golf Professional Dean DiBerardino explained the "Rules of Golf" when a player signs an incorrect score card, even if it would be an error written in by a playing partner, the player would have to accept the score if he or she signed it.

Assistant Pro Jason Smoljanovich announced the winners for the championships and the weekly play.

Weekly play winners in a "Blind Draw" event in first place was the team of Arlia, Sakara and Epifano. Second-place team was Stein, Kohn and Phyllis Phillips.

The "Pot of Gold" was taken by Linda Staffilino with a chip-in on hole No. 16.

A champagne celebration" to toast the winners for the two weeks' play was held in the Williams Room. Hospitality chairman was Kay Mascio.

Staffilino, president, called a brief meeting following the luncheon announcing play with the Crispin Ladies Golf Association to be held at Williams on the regular Tuesday event on Sept. 10, with a luncheon to follow.

Rita Wickham gave her treasurer's report.

The West Virginia pin winner will be announced at the closing meeting and will be presented the award. This must be a player who resides and plays the championship in the state of West Virginia. It is presented annually.

The course will be closed for "Aerification" on Tuesday and Wednesday with no women's golf scheduled. Members must sign up or call the Pro Shop to be listed for play on Sept. 10.

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