With the Ryder Cup Matches taking place this week at Medinah Country Club near Chicago, The Golf Channel will be offering a documentary on the Ryder Cup that many say changed the competition between the U.S. and Europe into the sometimes bitterly contested team matches we now know.
“War by the Shore,” a 60-minute documentary on the 1991 Ryder Cup Matches played at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, will be broadcast at 9 p.m. Tuesday on The Golf Channel. It includes interviews with many of the competitors and team captains, along with archived footage of the event.
“It has grown by leaps and bounds since ’91. It did put the Ryder Cup back on the map,” said U.S. team member Hale Irwin, who faced Europe’s Bernhard Langer in the pivotal match that decided the competition.
Stono Ferry posted 40 points and beat Charleston Municipal by two points to win the Charleston Area Men’s Interclub Golf Association match played at Berkeley Country Club. Berkeley and Miler tied for third with scores of 36. Tom Edwards of Legend Oaks won the individual title with a score of 12. J.C. Gaillard of Miler, Dave Steffens of Charleston Municipal and Tom Fossi of Shadowmoss tied for second with 11 points.
Stono Ferry leads the yearly standings after 10 matches with 102.5 point, followed by: Wescott, 96.5; Dunes West, 81; Charleston Municipal, 80; Crowfield, 79; Pine Forest, 75.5; Berkeley, 71; Shadowmoss, 69.5; Legend Oaks, 64.5; Charleston National, 60.5; Miler, 60; Coosaw Creek, 52.5; and RiverTowne, 36.5.
Bob Potter and Gary Cook, both of North Charleston, posted a 5-under-par 67 and beat Mike Bright and Tony Felthaus, both of Mount Pleasant, on a scorecard playoff to win the Carolinas Golf Association Senior Four-Ball tournament played at Seabrook Island Club’s Crooked Oaks Course.
Gary Kaushagen and Robert Burns, both of Charleston, finished second in Flight B with a score of 72 while Ralph Martino of Isle of Palms and Chuck Davis of Mount tied for third with a 75. Walt Noell and Charlie Heye, both of Seabrook Island, won the Super Senior flight with a score of 70. Burt Schoffman of Johns Island and Jon Van Heerden of Seabrook Island were second with a score of 72.
Charleston Southern senior David Denlinger of Lancaster, Pa., shot 67-72—139 to win the 2012 North Charleston Open played at Wescott Plantation. Denlinger finished one shot ahead of Brandon Hartzell of Charleston and two shots ahead of two-time winner Ivan Schronce of Wilmington, N.C.
Reona Hirai of Summerville shot 74-79—153 to take first place in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour event played at Indigo Run’s Golden
Bear course on Hilton Head Island. Zak Butt of Summerville won the boys’ 11-14 age group with a score of 142, while Kyle Spencer of Mount Pleasant tied for third with a 149 total.
(BULLET) Thursday, Oct. 24 and Nov. 13: Kiawah Island Golf Resort third annual Military Appreciation Clinics, free to active duty member that registers, contact Josh Wagaman by noon on the Monday prior to the clinic at email@example.com or call (843) 266-4655.
(BULLET) Friday: The sixth annual Kevin Higgins Golf Tournament supporting Citadel football will be played at Miler Country Club. Contact Connie Tuza at (843) 452-9801 or Elcid58@knology.net.
(BULLET) Saturday: Fourth annual Buddy Sirisky Memorial Alzheimer’s Charity Golf Tournament, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $100 per player, contact Derek Cianciolo at (843) 276-8017, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Margie Sirisky at (843) 766-3448, email@example.com.
(BULLET) Oct. 2: Third annual Marriott Business Council Rally for the Cure golf tournament, Daniel Island Club, $800 per team, contact Jay Lefkowitz at (843) 534-9013 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(BULLET) Oct. 5: Christian Golfers’ Association monthly outing, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $45, visit ChristianGolfers.net.
(BULLET) Oct. 9: Charles Holmes Memorial Lowcountry FCA Golf Tournament, Ralston Creek Course-Daniel Island Club, $1,200 foursome. Call (843) 375-0418, visit lowcountryfca.org or email email@example.com.
(BULLET) Oct. 12: 14th annual Pinewood Prep School Golf Classic, Legend Oaks, $300 per foursome or $75 individual, register at pinewoodprep.com or call (843) 376-0142 ext. 2003.
(BULLET) Oct. 13-14: 2nd annual Lowcountry Classic Girls’ High School Invitational, Plantation Course at Edisto, features 15 top teams from state, open to public, call (843) 869-1111.
(BULLET) Oct. 15: 17th annual Charleston Lions Club Classic to benefit MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute, Crook Oaks-Seabrook Island Club, $150 per golfer or $600 per team, contact Jim Bobo at (843) 795-4994 or Steve Coker at (843) 296-4610.
(BULLET) Oct. 15: Morgan Creek Grill Golf for the Cure tournament, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $110 per player, contact Marybeth Longona at (843) 345-1099 or email Marybeth@morgancreekgrill.com.
(BULLET) Oct. 31: Mark Cobb Memorial/Ron McWhirt Scholarship golf tournament, Coosaw Creek Country Club, call (843) 566-8132.
(BULLET) Nov. 5: 14th annual Charleston County Sheriff’s Office golf tournament, Links at Stono Ferry, $60 per player or $240 per team registration deadline is Oct. 25, contact Carol Buckhannon at (843) 202-7700.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14
Ron Jones, Oak Forest-Wescott Plantation, No. 3, 135 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Jim Burns, Sean Brooks.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
Jim Weeks, Country Club of Charleston, No. 3, 163 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: Terry Frierson, John Orr.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 16
Steve Cotter, Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club, No. 7, 161 yards, 5-iron. Witnesses: Jim Carlton, Rich Ottmeyer, Bill Mendeth.
Trey Dennis, Berkeley Country Club, No. 10, 133 yards, 9-iron. Witnesses: Mark Lambert, Mark Sprague.
Tom McNellis, Charleston Municipal Golf Course, No. 4, 148 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Lucas McNellis, Eddy Stubbs, Evan Rodwell.
MONDAY, SEPT. 17
Steven Blank, Oak Forest-Wescott Plantation, No. 8, 164 yards, 5-hybrid. Witnesses: Gerald Settani, Robert Corzine.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19
Johnny Townsend, Cassique-Kiawah Island Club, No. 5, 113 yards, pitching wedge. Witnesses: Bob Albus, Tom Churchill, Mike Scott.
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 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.