The Women's South Carolina Golf Association has announced the inaugural S.C. Women's Open golf tournament will be played Aug. 10-12 at Seabrook Island Club's Ocean Winds Course.

The tournament will be a 54-hole event with Open, Amateur and Professional divisions and 36-hole championships for Senior Amateurs and Senior Professionals.

The proposed purse for professionals is $10,000, according to a WSCGA release announcing the tournament.

Entries are open through June 8 for WSCGA members and open June 9-July 30 for others. The event also is seeking volunteers, sponsors and player housing hosts. Contact WSCGA executive director Clarissa Childs at or co-tournament director Kristi Coggins at

Schimpf wins Foundation Junior

Abigail Schimpf of the Daniel Island Club shot 71-74--145 to win the Women's S.C. Golf Association's Foundation Junior Championship played at Three Pines Country Club in Woodruff. Schimpf finished seven shots ahead of runner-up Isabella Britt of Chesnee.

Schimpf's sister Emma Schimpf finished in a tie for fourth at 158.

Abigail Schimpf made six birdies and seven bogeys over the two rounds of the tournament.


Brenda Frye and Kyoko Tsuchia of RiverTowne took low gross honors with a 74 while Cindy Linde and Lundie Spence of Charleston Municipal shot 61 for low net honors in the Charleston Area Ladies Golf Association four-ball tournament played at Stono Ferry. The event drew 106 golfers.

Flight winners included: First - Laura Rawl and Deidre Garrard, Shadowmoss, 82 gross; Anne Smith and Susan Coletsky, Seabrook, 68 net. Second - Joan Junsay and Nancy Wilkening, Pine Forest and Cherly Soucy and Derenda Moore, Crowfield, 81 gross; Martha Wright and Wynn Hardy, Shadowmoss, 64 net. Third - Sarah Waterfill and Nancy Pondelik, Seabrook, 86 gross; Peggy Brinson and Patricia Slagle, CSC, 67 net. Fourth - Kathy Fischer and Marilyn Smith, RiverTowne, 84 gross; Chris Schaible and Bonnie Parsons, Snee Farm, 65 net. Fifth - Anna Johnson and Rachelle Larue, Dunes West, 87 gross; Bonnie Foulis and Judi Archer, Wescott, 69 net. Sixth - Arlette Geffert and Sharon Hawkes, Dunes West, 88 gross; Ruth Yack and Clara Polutta, Charleston Municipal, 66 net. Seventh - Deborah Shaw and Maria Stadler, CSC, 88 gross; Carol Spitznas and Barbara Boyer, Dunes West, 63 net. Eighth - Mary Sudzina and Tracie Wilson, Charleston Municipal, 93 gross; Mary Driscoll and Ana Carlson, Dunes West, 66 net. Ninth - Kathryn Pointer and Jane Weisman, Shadowmoss, 91 gross; Chiaki Knight and Laurann Litchfield, Shadowmoss, 67 net.

Charleston Men's Interclub

Coosaw Creek shot a score of plus-17 to win the Charleston Men's Interclub Golf Association event played at Coosaw Creek. Charleston National was second with -6 and Charleston Municipal third with -7.

Municipal leads the standings after five matches with 54.0 points, followed by: Charleston National, 52.0; Legend Oaks, 50.5; Coosaw Creek, 48.0; and Crowfield, 45.0.

Zipter aces par-4

Ryan Zipter scored both a hole-in-one and double eagle with the same shot on May 11 while playing in the Fire Fighters & Rescuers Golf Tournament at Summerville Country Club. Zipter aced the par-4 seventh hole, which was playing 252 yards. His witnesses included Parker Cleveland, Kyle Downs and Jesse Mikesell.

Charleston Golfweek Tour

Evan Hunt shot 75 to win the Championship Flight in the Charleston Golfweek Tour event played at Seabrook Island Club's Crooked Oaks Course. Steve Walters won A Flight with a 76. Jace Gause beat Paul McGee in a playoff after both tied with 80s in B Flight. Casey Sullivan won C Flight with a score of 85.

Coming up

• June 8: Driving for Downs tournament to benefit Camp Joy which serves those with special needs, Patriots Point Links, email or visit

• June 22: Palmetto Military Support Group Red, White, Blue Golf Tournament, Oak-Point, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $125 per player or $500 per team, register at or call or text Graham Drayton at 803-517-0805.

• June 26: Select Health of S.C. Boy Scouts of America Tenderfoot Classic golf tournament, Bulls Bay Golf Club, $1,750 per team, contact John Rama at 843-377-0753, Michelle Strobel at or 843-763-0305 or visit


Colin Johannessen, April 21, Links at Stono Ferry, No. 14, 170 yards, 6-iron.

George Aaron, May 3, Links at Stono Ferry, No. 2, 125 yards, 9-iron.

Bradley Folsom, May 10, Charleston National Golf Club, No. 7, 158 yards. Witness: Ken Lindeman.

Barbara Karns, May 10, Pine Forest Country Club, No. 13, 105 yards. Witnesses: Tammy Chamness, Carolyn Baechtle.

Roger Warren, May 11, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 2, 164 yards. Witnesses: Dick Orman, Josh Wagaman, Deron Lee.

Ryan Zipter, May 11, Summerville Country Club, No. 7, 252 yards (par-4). Witnesses: Parker Cleveland, Kyle Downs, Jesse Mikesell.

Bud Childers, May 12, Legend Oaks Golf Club, No. 8, 154 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Brad Childers, Terry Harrelson, Chris Cobb.

Jerry Johnson, May 12, Pine Forest Country Club, No. 13, 110 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Rich Ottmar, Dave Williams.

Dave Swart, May 14, Summerville Country Club, No. 8, 148 yards. Witnesses: Brooks Styles, Fred Peterson, Morris Tolly.

Gary Cooper, May 16, Legend Oaks Golf Club, No. 3, 140 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Randy Harvey, Tom Harshbarger, Gary McMullen.

Thomas Kessery, May 16, Links Course-Wild Dunes Resort, No. 4, 156 yards, 4-iron. Witnesses: Teresa Kessery, Cindy Johnson, Doug Johnson.

Jake Wetherbee, May 18, Links at Stono Ferry, No. 2, 140 yards, 9-iron. Witness: Sean Weatherbee.

Mike Harrison, May 22, Patriots Point Links, No. 17, 125 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Joe Ruede, Mike Mazza, Dave Crowder.

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