17-year-old Lucas McNellis captures Jenkins Links Club Championship
Lucas McNellis, 17 and a senior at James Island High School, shot 72-69—141 and won the Jenkins Links Golf Association Club Championship played at Municipal Golf Course. McNellis is the youngest Jenkins Links champion in recent memory. He won the 2012 Al Esposito Junior golf title and finished as the runner-up in the 2013 Al Esposito.
Victoria Tsurutis won the ladies title, shooting 75-71—146. Tsurutis recently finished second in the Ladies City Championship.
Warren Peper shot 73-66—139 to win the senior division. Peper shot 31 on the back nine with four birdies and an eagle-2 on No. 17 during the final round.
All three golfers qualified to participate in the South Carolina Golf Association Tournament of Champions next January on Pawleys Island.
Dunes West Club Championship
Ryan Krischer shot 81-79—160 to win the championship flight in the Dunes West Club Championship, finishing two shots ahead of Curt Wegner and three ahead of David Hicks. Bill Moore won the senior title with a 150 total, followed by Tom Bigelow at 156 and David Connell at 157. Bill Godwin won the net gold flight with a score of 147, followed by Sanford Boisseau at 152 and David Graham at 154. Andrew Smith won the net blue flight with a score of 159.
Chris Zavada won the ladies championship with a gross score of 149. Patty Tykal was second at 183. Sandy Riley was the ladies net champion with a 144, followed by Toni Peterson at 145 and Rachelle Larue at 148.
Golf Week Amateur Tour
Travis Hoffman won A Flight in the Charleston Golf Week Amateur Tour’s final event of the season played at Legend Oaks with a score of 77. Biff Huffs was second with an 80. Joe Turner birdied the first hole of a playoff to beat Mason Talley for the B Flight title after both golfers shot 87; Randy Gillum shot 88 to Wayne Carter’s 89 in C Flight; and Chris Hill won D Flight with a 94.
Hurricane Jr. Golf Tour
Kyle Spencer of Mount Pleasant shot 68-68—136 to win the boys 11-14 age group in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour event played at Myrtle Beach National. Ethan Willis of Mount Pleasant finished second after shooting 148.
Legend Oaks Gives Back
Legend Oaks Golf and Tennis Club recently raised $40,429 for The Palmetto House and Meals on Wheels of Summerville through a golf tournament, tennis tournament, dinner and silent auction.
Charlie Heye and Walt Noell, both of Seabrook Island, shot 36-36—72 to win the Super Senior division (65 and older) in a Carolinas Golf Association One-Day event played at Woodside Plantation in Aiken.
Monday: Morgan Creek Grill Golf for the Cure Golf Tournament, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $100 per player, registration deadline Sept. 23, contact Kristy Kinney at (843) 810-2098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday: Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Swing for the Symphony, River Course-Kiawah Island Club, $400 per player or $1,600 per foursome, visit csonlinc.org or call (843) 768-9289.
Saturday: St. Padre Pio American Catholic Church Golf Tournament, Miler Country Club, $55 per player, contact Father Bob at (843) 851-5577 or email email@example.com.
Oct. 13: 10th annual Knights of Columbus Father McCarthy Council Golf Tournament, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, contact Paul Jacques at (843) 568-8414 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 18: Charleston County Fire Chiefs Association fifth annual National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Golf Tournament, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $85 per player, visit golf.firehero.org/sc/ Charleston or contact Battalion Chief Wayne Carter at email@example.com or call (843) 559-9194.
Oct. 18: Seventh annual Kevin Higgins Golf Classic, Summerville Country Club, contact Connie Tuza at (843) 452-9801 or email Elcid58@knology.net.
Oct. 26: Knights of Columbus Council 8900 13th annual Operation HOPE Golf Tournament, Wescott Golf Club, $70 per player with proceeds supporting programs for the intellectually challenged, contact PGK Don Cronin at (843) 209-4918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 30: Kiawah Island Golf Resort Military Appreciation Clinic, 4-5 p.m. , Turtle Point Golf Club, free to active duty members that register, contact Josh Wagaman at (843) 266-4655 or email email@example.com.
Nov. 1-3: Charleston Senior Men’s Amateur, Municipal Golf Course, $90 per player, entry deadline 5 p.m. Oct. 25, open to residents of Charleston, Dorchester or Berkeley counties who are at least 50 as of Nov. 1, call (843) 795-6517 or visit charleston-sc.gov/golf.
Nov. 11: Seabrook Island Veterans Day and Wounded Warrior golf tournament with proceeds supporting Wounded Warriors and the Ralph Johnson Veteran’s Hospital, $750 for members and a $50 guest fee for non-members, call (843) 768-2529, Alan Armstrong at (843) 768-9252 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 18: Charleston County Sheriff’s Office 15th annual Golf Tournament, Links at Stono Ferry, $65 per person, $260 per team, registration deadline is Nov. 8 and limited to 25 teams, contact Carol Buckhannon at (843) 202-7700.
Nov. 19: Kiawah Island Golf Resort Military Appreciation Clinic, 4-5 p.m. , Turtle Point Golf Club, free to active duty members that register, contact Josh Wagaman at (843) 266-4655 or email email@example.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28
Mark Dishaw, Bulls Bay Golf Club, No. 7, 145 yards, 7-iron. Witness: Genevieve Dishaw.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 29
John Cantrell, RiverTowne Country Club, No. 8, 125 yards, wedge. Witnesses: Harrison Murphy, Thomas Goss.
Don Riggin, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, No. 3, 144 yards, 8-iron. Witness: Patrick McAsey.
Meggie Rodenberg, Country Club of Charleston, No. 11, 140 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: Nancy Carder, Margaret Dawson.
TUESDAY, OCT. 1
Lee Schiller, Burn Kill-Wescott Golf Club, No. 8, 131 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Dave Dycus, Bob Hemingway, Daryl Gosney.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 2
John Weeks, Charleston Municipal Golf Course, No. 11, 150 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: Mike Wiggins, Mitch Thompson.
A hole-in-one should be reported by the golf course. Contact Tommy Braswell at (843) 937-5591, fax (843) 937-5579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.