Local golfers battle for Radley Run titles

Sisters Allison (runner-up) and Lauren Jones (winner) from the Girls 5 Hole group.

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

Andrew Jones (18 Hole winner) and Steve Murta (runner-up).

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:

Kate Evanko (18 Hole Winner) and Morgan Simpson (runner-up).

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.

Maggie Malone (winner of the 9 Hole Girls) and Camryn Carter (runner-up).

The winners and their 2 day scores were as follows:


5 Holes



  Boys David Johnson – 68 Nick Gallagher – 69/Andrew Monteith – 69
  Girls Lauren Jones – 71 Allison Jones – 91
9 Holes
  Boys Nick Gianelos – 95 Vince Cianciulli – 102
  Girls Maddie Malone – 136 Camryn Carter – 140
18 Holes
  Boys Andrew Jones – 191 Steve Murta – 192
  Girls Kate Evanko – 189 Morgan Simpson – 218
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