Despite plenty of spring rain, the Northport Golf Course has been open and members have started to have a ball.

The club has begun to hold various weekly events, including a points quota tourney on Sunday, April 30.

In that event, the foursomes of Robb Herron, Clint Condon, Bruce Spaulding and Brett Hayward, along with Preston Ward, Terry Whitney, Alan Blood and Dave Wentworth, tied for first at 112.

In sweeps, Jake Thompson finished first gross 73; Preston Ward and Terry Whitney, tied second gross 83; Rick Cronin, fourth gross 88; Brett Hayward and John Sapoch, tied first net 73; and Clint Condon and Don Pendergrast, tied second net 77.

Pin winners were: Terry Whitney, 10-9 on the third hole; Preston Ward, 11-6 on the ninth; John Sapoch, 19-9 on the 12th; and Rick Cronin, 13-6 on the 18th.

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