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Sebring takes first in Interclub

SEBRING - The Women’s Heartland Interclub series got underway April 22 at Country Club of Sebring. The home team utilized its local knowledge to finish first in the event, which was shortened to nine holes because of heavy rain. The Country Club of Sebring finished first with a score of +18 in the points quota scoring system, while Highlands Ridge South placed second at +17 and Highlands Ridge North came in third place at +16. In the A Flight, Georgia Trissell, of Highlands Ridge South, finished first with a score of +4, while Willie Faye Myers and Ronna Mason tied for second place at +3. Shirley Anthony, Nan Reno, Elaine Hettinga and Heidi Parsons tied at +2.
Karen Jacobs, of Country Club of Sebring, Anne Baker and Shirley Holt tied for first in the B Flight with a score of +2, while Glenda Rosendahl was also at +2. In the C Flight, Emily Monroe, of Country Club of Sebring, was first at +8, while Susie Rasdall, Terrry Kalis and Carole Frederick tied at +5. Joette Devon won the D Flight with a score of +6; Cathy Hamming was second at +4 and Jennie Reed was third at +3. Jan Brown, Jeannie Pieracini, Charlotte Marrinner, Mary Jacobs, Julia Starr and Jean Donahue were at +2. The Bluffs finished fourth in the team standings, while Sun ’n Lake Golf Club Deer Run, Sebring Golf Club and Spring Lake Golf resort tied at +7. Golf Hammock Country Club finished at +5, Sun ‘n Lake Golf Club Turtle Run came in at +4 and River Greens finished at +3. Closest-to-the-pin winners were Georgia Trissell in the A Flight, Donna Hester in the B Flight, Carole Frederick in the C Flight and Jennie Reed in the D Flight. Longest drive winners were Nela Hodge in the A Flight, Karen Jacobs in the B Flight, Pat Kincer in C Flight and Cathy Hamming in the D Flight. In the pro game, the duo of Cody Brownell and Jason Laman finished first with a 63, while Cory DeCoteau and John Sobecki placed second with a 64. DeCoteau was low pro with a 66. The next Women’s Heartland Interclub event is set for May 20 at Sebring Golf Club. The Interclub series is a once a month tournament played at different courses throughout the area. The season runs through Nov. 25 with the first-half winner taking on the second-half winner for the overall championship. The next Men’s Heartland Interclub tournament is set for May 13 at Sun ’n Lake Country Club’s demanding Deer Run course.