Phillips captures SCGA Tournament of Champions senior title

Mike Phillips of Summerville shot 74-70—144 to win the Men’s Senior Club title in the South Carolina Golf Association’s Tournament of Champions played at The Tradition Club in Pawleys Island. Recent S.C. Golf Hall of Fame inductee Bill Smunk of Kingstree tied for fifth at 153. Tony Morelli of Charleston tied for 10th at 156. John Assey of Mount Pleasant tied for sixth in the Men’s Club Champion division with a score of 150. Taylor Mayers of Summerville finished fourth in the Women’s Division with a score of 161.

The entry deadline for the Charleston Four-Ball Championship is 5 p.m. Friday. The tournament will be played March 7-8 at Municipal Golf Course. The entry fee is $250 per team and the field is limited to the first 96 entries. Call (843) 795-6517 or visit

Junior Heritage

Ana Paula Valdes of Morelia, Mexico defeated first-day leader Annika Bovender of Mount Pleasant with a par on the first hole of sudden death after the two tied for first place with scores of 148 in the Sea Pines Junior Heritage played at Heron Point on Hilton Head Island.

Wilson sixth

Bishop England’s Jamie Wilson, of Mount Pleasant, shot 77-71—148 and tied for sixth in the Carolinas-Georgia Junior Golf Championship played at Mt. Vintage Plantation in North Augusta. Wilson has committed to play golf for South Carolina in 2016.

Pine Forest finished first in the Charleston Area Men’s Interclub Golf Association match played at Charleston National, finished with a team score of 8. Charleston National was second with a score of 6 and Coosaw finished third with 0. In an event at Charleston Municipal, the home course took first place with 25 points, followed by Charleston National with 12 and Dunes West with 11.

Charleston Municipal and Coosaw Creek are tied for first in the yearly standings with 31 points. Charleston National and Pine Forest are tied for third with 28.5 points.

Davis Mullany birdied the second extra hole and defeated Matt Eisenmenger after both tied for the championship flight with scores of 78 in a joint tournament held by the Charleston and Hilton Head Golf Week Amateur Tours at Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Osprey Point.

Jason Dores won A Flight with a score of 76; Aaron Tanner won a playoff with Marc Godzi after the two tied in B Flight with 84s; Noel Cooligan won C Flight with a 79. Aaron Chase won D Flight with a score of 93.

NGCOA honors Lyndrup

The Daniel Island-based National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) recently presented longtime employee Anne Lyndrup with its Don Rossi Award. Lyndrup received the award for significant and long-lasting contribution to NGCOA. Lyndrup retired two years ago after 20 years of service. She created the Take Your Daughter to the Course Week and was instrumental in creating the NGCOA Beginner Friendly Certification.

March 4: Knights of Columbus 9475 tournament to benefit Daughters of Saint Paul, East Cooper Meals on Wheels and ECCO, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $100 per player, contact Jim Welsch at (843) 442-9614 or email

March 13: Coach Mike Houston Golf Tournament to benefit The Citadel football program, Summerville Country Club, $100 per player, visit or contact Connie Tuza at (843) 452-9801 or

April 17: Trident Health Golf Tournament to benefit the American Heart Association, Crowfield Golf Club, contact Jim Parker at (843) 452-5861.


Thomas Hudson, River Course-Kiawah Island Club, No. 5, 94 yards, pitching wedge. Witnesses: Frank Larence, Steve Sager, Jim Mannino.


Jeff Lawson, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 15, 132 yards, 9-iron. Witness: Jeffrey Thomas.


Ann Farabee, Osprey Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 3, 118 yards, 6-iron. Ben Farabee, Steve Selengut.


Jerry Johnson, Pine Forest Country Club, No. 5, 128 yards, 7-iron. Witness: Gerald Cobb.


David Kilborn, Cassique-Kiawah Island Club, No. 5, 120 yards, pitching wedge. Witnesses: Hale Kilborn, Randy Smith, Matt Nanninga.

A hole-in-one should be re¬ported by the golf course. Contact Tommy Braswell at (843) 937-5591, fax (843) 937-5579 or email