Golf notebook, May 14: Hilton Head's Ferree top finisher at WSCGA Senior Championship

sports@islandpacket.comMay 15, 2014 

Hilton Head Island's Karen Ferree was the top local finisher at the Women's South Carolina Golf Association Senior Championship, which finished Wednesday at the Country Club of Spartanburg.

Ferree, out of Long Cove Club, shot rounds of 80-78 for a 14-over-par 158 total, seven shots behind winner Lea Anne Brown in the championship flight. Hampton Hall's Kristine Berger finished at 15 over. Belfair's Jennifer Adams was another shot back at 16 over. And Long Cove's Susan Cummings finished 21 over.

Brown, from Bulls Bay Golf Club near Charleston, defeated Ashley Rose with a par on the first playoff hole after lipping out the potential winning putt on the 36th hole. Brown also won the senior championship in 2010.

The Women's South Carolina Golf Association held the final round of the WSCGA Senior Championship today, May 14, at the Country Club of Spartanburg.

Suzanne Moro, claimed her 1st Super Senior Champion Title by shooting rounds of 84-77 for a total of 161, 10 shots better than her nearest competitor.


Junior Players Golf Academy student Isidora Quevedo won the Girls 15-18 division at the Augusta Junior Shootout held May 10-11 at Bartram Trail Golf Course. Quevedo shot 68-74 for a 2-under-par 142 total to win by eight shots. The high point of Quevedo's weekend was her eagle on the par-5 18th hole during the first round.


  • Jerry Coghlan hit a hole-in-one on May 9 on the 11th hole at Moss Creek's North Course. Witnesses were Paul Schulz, Ted Patnaude and Cal Beltman.

  • Melissa Nieberding hit a hole-in-one May 7 on No. 5 at Sanctuary Golf Club. She used a pitching wedge. Witnesses were Suki Brainard, Penny Calf and Rica Comstock.

  • Al Beck hit a hole-in-one May 9 on the 8th hole at Spanish Wells Golf Club. He used a 7-hybrid. Witness was Doug Beck.

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