BRASWELL COLUMN: Polk-Smith win Jenkins Links golf title
Joey Polk and Jonathan Smith took first place in the gross division of the Jenkins Links Golf Association member-member four-ball. Ken Morelli and Mark Pine finished second, and Steve Thomas and Dave Ogle placed third.
Pat Harrington and Greg Griffith won the net division, followed by Chuck Zirkle and Matt Moore, while Joey Schooler and Thomas McInerney finished third.
In the senior division, Warren Peper and Bubber Ulmer won the gross title. Dave Brown and Mike Mazza finished second, and John Weeks and Bob Bacon were third. Frank Lofton and Larry Boudolf were the senior net winners. Russ Greer and Bob Schweitzer finished second and Kenny Todd, and Craig Reed were third.
Ruth Yack and Terry Rickson won the ladies divison.
Miler (Country Club of Summerville) won the Charleston Area Men's Interclub Golf Association match held at the Country Club of Summerville, finishing with 27 points. Wescott was second with 21 and Shadowmoss third with 19. Tom Boyer of Dunes West was the top individual with 13 points, while Pete Carroll of Wescott had 12 points.
Wescott leads the overall standings with 50 points, followed by Stono Ferry, 50; Dunes West, 43; Pine Forest, 40; and Crowfield, 37.5.
Shooting their age
Johnny Sims not only shot his age, 72, Wednesday, he also scored his sixth career hole-in-one while playing at the Country Club of Summerville. Sims aced No. 4, 130 yards, using a 7-iron while playing with Jim Hemenway and Jim Barbaree.
Also Wednesday, Bufort Blanton, shot 79, one under his age at Summerville Country Club.
Mount Pleasant juniors
Registration is underway for the Mount Pleasant Junior Golf Association Summer Tour, which begins June 5 and continues until August. The series, open to boys and girls ages 8-18, costs $195 and includes eight chapter tournaments and South Carolina Junior Golf Association membership.
April 19: St. Andrew's Parks and Playground tournament to enable low-income children to attend summer camps, play youth sports and participate in other activities, $65 per player, call (843) 763-4360 or visit standrewsparks.com.
April 21: Summerville Elk's Lodge Tournament, Berkeley Country Club, contact Bob Koscianski at (843) 469-3570 or Frank Polkow at (843) 696-8057.
April 27: Charleston Southern University scholarship tournament, Wescott Plantation, $125 per player or $500 per team, contact Shayne Ross at email@example.com.
April 29: Knights of Columbus Council No. 6250 12th annual charity tournament, Charleston Municipal, $65 per player, contact David Errthum at (843) 762-1504 or email Errthums@aol.com.
April 30: Berkeley County Bar Association tournament, Berkeley Country Club, $70 per player, contact Todd Manley at (843) 553-6427, (843) 761-7280, (843) 343-7606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 4-5: Third annual Weston Cup, Summerville Country Club, $60 per player or $120 per two-man team, Beth Greenlee at (843) 813-7227 or email email@example.com.
May 5: Third annual Curtis Jacobi Memorial golf tournament, Daniel Island Club,$79 per player, entry deadline April 29, register at golffusion.com/Wescottgolf under club events or call (843) 847-1452, (843) 252-8106 or (843) 830-5466.
May 8: Spirit of Caring Golf Tournament to provide financial assistance for students entering nursing profession, Daniel Island Club, $1,600 per team, registration deadline is April 15, contact Joan Wherley at (843) 724-2193.
May 10: Kiwanis Club of Moncks Corner tournament, Berkeley Country Club, visit MoncksCornerKiwanis.org or call Lynn Smith at (843) 899-1255 or (843) 312-0621.
May 15: Fifth annual Commonwealth Cares Classic to benefit Palmetto Medical Initiative for providing sustainable, quality health care to those in need, Ralston Creek-Daniel Island Club, $300 per player or $1,200 per team, visit commonwealthcares.org or call (843) 884-4545.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Ron Connick, Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club, No. 12, 168 yards, 5-iron. Witnesses: Jay Withington, Michael Bond.
Tom Cummings, Osprey Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 3, 152 yards, 8-iron. Witness: Linda Cummings.
SATURDAY, MARCH 31
David Strickland III, The River Course-Kiawah Island Club, No. 12, 148 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Nancy Strickland, Michael Varnadore, Daniel Wiser.
SUNDAY, APRIL 1
Daryl Elder, Oak Forest-Wescott Plantation, No. 3, 182 yards, 6-iron. Witness: David Browning.
TUESDAY, APRIL 3
Fred Byard, Snee Farm Country Club, No. 4, 160 yards, 5-iron. Witnesses: John Manzella, Joe Brant, Bobby Newton.
Neil Gewertzman, The River Course-Kiawah Island Club, No. 3, 147 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Barry Abrams, Tom Hudson, Robert Kagler.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
Johnny Sims, Summerville Country Club, No. 4, 130 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Jim Hemenway, Jim Barbaree.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Fred Lane, Charleston Municipal Golf Course, No. 4, 162 yards, 5-hybrid. Witness: Dennis Odom.
A hole-in-one should be reported in a timely manner by the golf course. To report a hole-in-one, contact Tommy Braswell at (843) 937-5591, fax (843) 937-5579.