Cobb captures title at Miler Invitational title

sports -- Jim Furyk of the United States tees off on the 18th green Thursday November 13, 2003 during thefirst round of the World Cup at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. (GRACE BEAHM/STAFF)

Mike Cobb won his second Chick Miler Invitational title Monday at Summerville Country Club, shooting a three-day total of 210 for a three-stroke victory over Jeff Traylor. Mike Wilson finished third at 214 and Michael Moseley and Tadd Brown both finished at 215 in the Championship Flight.


First - Kent Hall, 223; Mo York, 226; Greg McKenzie, 226; Sam Myers, 226. Second - David Connor, 228; Michael Allegrucci, 229; Ryan Castle, 229. Third - Frank Piccione, 236; Ed Galbavy, 237; Brian Lott, 238. Fourth - Rusty Woodall, 239; Jeff Ebernickle, 242; Craig English, 242; David Terry, 242. Fifth - Terence Jenkins, 241; Grange Cuthbert, 245; Richard Moore, 249; Kirk Woods, 249; Wilson Rogers, 249.

Sixth - Bob Burris, 251; Jon Horne, 253; Kenny Walker, 254; Chris Ingram, 254. Seventh - Crazy Mizell, 255; Dewey Nettles, 258; Ryan Zipter, 259. Eighth - Howard Jackson, 260; Scott Weathers, 262; Robert Bloomberg, 265. Ninth - Ned Ginsburg, 263; Bob Hampe, 265; Cary Collins, 270. 10th - Buzzy Bramble, 277; Randy Henderson, 279; Jim West, 279. 11th - Jason Masure, 280; Archie O'Neal, 282; Charlie Peacock, 286. 12th - Ed O'Donnell; Jack Tupper; Bob Sideikas.

Lucas McNellis captured first place in a playoff over Pat Harrington after the two tied at 146 in the 40th annual Port City Golf Tournament played at Municipal Golf Course. Jonathan Smith and Steve Agazzi both posted 147s in the Championship Flight, and Abner Davis and Montrele Wells finished at 148.

The top three in the Senior Flight were Warren Peper, 150; Leon Brown, 151; and Bob Bacon, 152. Other flight winners were: First - Richard Degree, 153; Mark Havenstein, 154; Bob Amory, 159; Marty Carson, 159. Second - Albert Hanna, 165; James Middleton, 166; Willie Brown, 167. Third - Ron Lewis, 182; James Crawford, 182; Ollie Wineglass, 186.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort's Cougar Point has retained its designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf, an Audubon International program.

Cougar Point was originally designated as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in 2007, and is one of 24 in South Carolina and 894 courses in the world to receive the honor. To reach certification, a course must demonstrate that they are maintaining a high degree of environmental quality in a number of areas, including: Environmental Planning, Wildlife and Habitat Management, Outreach and Education, Chemical Use Reduction and Safety, Water Conservation, and Water Quality Management.

The National Kidney Foundation Classic will be played June 24 at Bulls Bay Golf Club, part of a national series in which golfers can earn a chance to play for the national title at Pebble Beach. Amateur golfers, male and female, can participate as part of a four-person team. New to the NKF Golf Classic this year, teams now have opportunities to compete in the Handicap Index Division (combined USGA Handicap Index of 42.0 or more, with only one golfer on each team having a USGA Handicap Index of 8.0 or less) or the Gross Division (no handicap indexes required). The top five teams from each division will qualify to tee off in the National Finals held at Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and The Links at Spanish Bay.

The entry fee for a foursome is $1,800. To participate, contact Samantha Wood at (803) 799-3870 ext. 109 or email

James Jaco Garner shot 77 and won A Flight in the Palmetto Senior Amateur Golf tournament played at Wescott Plantation. John Beckman won B Flight with a 78. Larry Dangerfield was the C Flight winner with an 80. Bill Trago won D Flight with an 84.

Saturday: Chick-fil-A Dorchester Veteran Classic tournament, Wescott Golf Club, $70 per player, call (817) 505-5526 or email

June 13-14: Charleston Ladies' City Amateur Championship, Municipal Golf Course, $50, entry deadline is June 6, call (843) 795-6517.

June 23: Warriors 4 Warriors Foundation golf tournament to benefit local breast cancer survivors and their families, Charleston National Golf Club, visit, email or call (843) 847-6037.

Aug. 23: 7th annual Trip Page Classic benefiting The Citadel Foundation's Roscoe Ashley "Trip" Page III Scholarship Fund, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $125 per player, visit