Amateur golf

Northport Golf Club turns to August links play

Place, Duprey earn top spot in annual member-guest tourney
By Staff | Aug 06, 2012
Courtesy of: Terry Whitney Jamie Place, left, and Matt Duprey finish on top during the Northport Golf Club's annual member-guest tournament Aug. 3-4.

Northport — The Northport Golf Club continued to stay busy with the dog days of summer officially turning to the month of August.

On Aug. 3-4, the club held its annual member-guest tournament, as 72 golfers battled the extreme heat, with Jamie Place and Matt Duprey placing first overall, while Jeff Sweeting and Bill Furness finished second and Brian Beaulieu and Chris Sankey third.

Members and guests enjoyed other activities and a lobster and steak feed Saturday night, Aug. 4.

The member-guest flight winners were:

First flight champions: Tyler McDevitt and Steve Simmons. Runners-up: Terry Whitney and Dave Ames.

Second flight champions: Jamie Place and Matt Duprey. Runners-up: Charlie Pray and Garlie Gray.

Third flight champions: Bill Farris and Larry Doolan. Runners-up: Josh Treat and Ryan Otis.

Fourth flight champions: Jeff Sweeting and Bill Furness. Runners-up: Peter Doran and Dustin Furness.

Fifth flight champions: Larry Quinn and Allen Holmes. Runners-up: Larry Brown and Jim Brown.

Sixth flight champions: Frank Field and Tom Thompson. Runners-up: Scott Hawthorne and Jim Draper.

Seventh flight champions: Jack Johnson and Tom Jacobs. Runners-up: Bruce Spaulding and Mitch Spaulding.

Eighth flight champions: Jerry Savitz and Greg Murray. Runners-up: John Lloyd-Still and Robert Lloyd-Still.

Ninth flight champions: Brian Beaulieu and Chris Sankey. Runners-up: Art Leclair and Greg Dutch.

On Aug. 2 in women's twilight league action, Elaine Bielenberg finished first net, while Jean Brown ended second net (scores unavailable). Bielenberg also won the pins competition, finishing 3-feet-1-inch from the third hole.

On July 31 in men's twilight league play, in Class A, Moe Eastman finished first gross 36; David Potvin and Jesse Johnson, tied for second gross 40; Chris Tibbetts, fourth gross 41; Jeff Dutch and Frank Field, tied for first net 34; Larry Quinn, third net 35; and Mike Marshall, fourth net 36.

In Class B, Cecil Eastman finished first gross 43; Bruce Spaulding and Scott Hawthorne, tied for second gross 47; Corey Chase, fourth gross 48; Barry Crawford, first net 34; Dan Bennett and Phil Bowen, tied for second net 36; and Alden Overlock, fourth net 37. Pin winner: Bruce Spaulding, 3-11 on the 18th.

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