Local Golf Notebook, Dec. 12: Callawassie Island wins Forsythe Cup

sports@islandpacket.comDecember 12, 2013 

PGA Championship Golf

Lee Westwood, of England, watches his tee shot on the 13th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Pittsford, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

CHARLIE NEIBERGALL — File -- The Associated Press

Callawassie Island is the winner of the 2013 Forsythe Cup Matches, edging Moss Creek.

The Forsythe Cup is a team match play event which includes Callawassie Island, Dataw Island, Fripp Island, Hampton Hall, Moss Creek, Sanctuary, and Sun City.

The format is four-ball match play and each club hosts an event. At each event, clubs field a team of eight players, except for the host club, which sits out while the remaining six clubs compete. Each four-ball match is worth 18 points, giving each team a chance to take home 72 points an event.

Moss Creek hosted the final match of the season Dec. 5 on its South Course. Callawassie edged Hampton Hall 48.5-48.

The Forsythe Cup

Final Standings

Callawassie 43.8

Moss Creek 41.6

Sun City 39.3

Hampton Hall 36.5

Dataw Island 33.7

Sanctuary 30.5

Fripp Island 26.6


Bluffton's Kayla Kozak tied for third over the weekend in the Girls 11-14 division at the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour's Tour Championship at the Reunion Resort's Nicklaus Course in Orlando, Fla.

Anne Yu of Lake Mary, Fla. finished first with a two-round score of 145, while China's Lucy Hou finished second after falling in the sudden death playoff with Yu. Annie Kim and Kozak tied for third at 146.


  • Bill Weagly hit a hole-in-one Dec. 6 on the 16th hole at Moss Creek's South Course. He used a 3-wood. Witnesses were Stan Rainey and Brad Cook.

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