BIRMINGHAM — July at Radley Run Country Club is the month of golf championship play for the 18 hole Ladies, the Men, the Juniors and the Senior Men. The high temperatures and the close matches challenged the players of these prized tournaments.
Nancy Jones repeated her #1 position as Club Champion of the 18 hole Ladies with a win over Joy Dannenberg in the Championship flight. Audrey Thompson bested Judy Abriss in the first flight for the 18 holers.
The Men had winners and runner-ups in their Championship, 1st, 2nd and 3rd flights. Colin Smith had a close final match against Sam Pancoast to
finally take the trophy after securing the title 2 up with one hole to play. In the first flight
Tom Eason and Doug Studer fought it out to the 19th hole with Tom posting the win. The 2nd flight had Bill Sylvester over Matt Kane, 3+2. The 3rd flight winner was Joe Rizzo beating Steve Zelac.
The Senior Men Championship held their yearly bragging rights championship on July 30 and 31. The winners were:
Senior Gross – Bruce Herald
Senior Net – Dave Broderick
Grand Senior Gross – Andrew Shaw
Grand Senior Net – Gene Zegar
Super Senior Gross – Bill Sylvester
Super Senior Net – Chuck Schwartz
On July 25 and 26 Radley Run was taken over by the Junior Club Championships with winners for boys and girls in the 5, 9 and 18 hole groups. While the above adult matches were match play the 59 participating juniors played medal play.
The winners and their 2 day scores were as follows:
|Boys||David Johnson – 68||Nick Gallagher – 69/Andrew Monteith – 69|
|Girls||Lauren Jones – 71||Allison Jones – 91|
|Boys||Nick Gianelos – 95||Vince Cianciulli – 102|
|Girls||Maddie Malone – 136||Camryn Carter – 140|
|Boys||Andrew Jones – 191||Steve Murta – 192|
|Girls||Kate Evanko – 189||Morgan Simpson – 218|