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Smith Sisters Shine Once Again

August 1, 2018

The Mt. Pleasant women’s club championship once again showcased the talents of the Smith sisters, Molly and Morgan.

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The two finished 1-2 in the tournament field with Molly, 13, claiming the crown at 4-over par 150 for 36 holes and Morgan, 14, one shot back at plus-5. Molly Smith shot rounds of 73-75 while Morgan was at 77-72 with a Sunday rally that fell just short.

Kelley McKiernan was third at +36, followed by Brooke Weza at +39.

At the Women’s City Golf Tournament at Vesper CC on July 21, Molly carded finished at even-par 72 for the 18-hole tournament while rallying to edge Morgan by a stroke.

Shirley Anderson won the Ladies Senior Club championship, shooting a 91 for 18 holes. Gail Green was second at 100, Celeste Tremblay third (102) and Mary Moriarty was fourth (103).

Mt. Pleasant GC

In a men’s Over/Under 50 Tournament, the team of Beau Emerson and Ed Weza Jr. captured the net championship at -14. Ed Mierzwa and Brendan Allen won the gross championship at -3.

Vesper CC

Peter Harrison continued his great season on the links by capturing the Senior club championship at VCC. Earlier this summer Harrison, 63, took the men’s club championship in a playoff. He was also the first-round leader at the Cities.

Harrison shot rounds of 70 and 76 in the two-round Seniors event for a 2-over 146 total. Les Devitt was second at 73-79--152, followed by Dean Koravos (154), Dan Curtis (155) and Jeff Williams (157).

The Senior City Tournament team (ages 55-64) will be comprised of Harrison, George Popp, Chuck Duggan, John Jaskul, Koravos, Al Polmonari, Williams and Mike Dunleavy.

The 65-plus division will feature Tom Monahan, Devitt, Peter Conway and Glenn Bolduc. Alternates are Ken McPartland, Bill Guadino and Tom O’Brien.

Long Meadow GC

The team of Dave Blazon and Danny Brown finished first in the First Flight of the annual Member-Guest Tournament.

Chris Osborn and Scott Ouellet posted a second-place finish. Finishing in a tie for third were the teams of Greg Hogan and Frank Hogan, Rob Budryk and Paul Camerson, and Marc Turgeon and Steve Jackson.

In the Second Flight, Jay Wagstaff and John Harrington took the top prize. Derek Doherty and Craig Seabury were second. Finishing in a tie for third were the teams of Scott Patterson and Steve Russo, John Spinelli and Mike Kelleher, and Ralph Dickinson and Danny Durkin.

Paul Murphy and Declan Regan won the Third Flight. Rex Crowley and Matt Crowley came in second. Finishing third were the teams of Tipper Durkin and Glenn Mello, Matt Demaras and Steve Demaras, and Keith Ferullo and Charlie Woods.

Four Oaks CC

Al Burnham defeated Don LeBlanc, 4&2, in the final of the Four Oaks men’s net club championship.

Rich Thurber beat Steve Hickey, 4&3, to finish third overall.

On Monday, Sept. 17, the Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School 19th annual Golf Classic will be held at Four Oaks. Proceeds benefit students of Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School.

Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at 7:45 a.m. The entry fee is $125 and includes a buffet lunch. Annual Golf Ball Drop chances are also available and you don’t need to be present to win. Register and purchase Golf Ball Drop chances at www.sjdarc.org/golfclassic .

Nabnasset Lake CC

Nab has its biggest weekend of the year on tap.

The Westford course will hold its men’s club championship on Saturday, Aug. 4 and Sunday, Aug. 5.

The 18-hole Lowell Senior City Golf Tournament qualifier will take place on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Pine Valley GL

Jim Misenti and Brian Ouellette teamed up to win the low gross title with a score of 64 at a member-member tournament on Saturday.

Jimmy Smith and Cheryl Nelson were the low net winners at 65.

The annual Madden Memorial Scramble will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25. The event is open to the public. No handicap needed. There will be food and raffles. The cost is $60 for non-members.

Butter Brook GC

Head pro Brendan Lewis will be holding his annual August golf clinic for chipping and putting on Friday, Aug. 3. Clinic time is 5-7 p.m. at the Westford course. The cost is $80 and is limited to 10 players. Call 978-692-6560 for information.

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