First Round Results of the 37th Carolinas Women's Four-Ball Golf Championship at Dataw Island, SC

DATAW ISLAND, SC August 11, 2014 – First round results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship hosted by Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike Course) on Monday, August 11, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 5735 yards (Rating: 72.7/129).

Dataw Island Golf Club

Dataw Island Golf Club

Hayley Hammond of Mooresville, NC and Lea Venable of Simpsonville, SC shot a five under par round of 67 to take the lead by two strokes over Chandler Case of Rock Hill, SC and Cayla Smith of Easley, SC.  The Hammond-Venable duo carded five birdies on the day.  “Hayley (Hammond) had five birdies and I had 18 pars,” laughed Venable.  Hammond then replied “I wanted to give Lea a stress free day.”  The two-some are looking to avenge their lost last year in this championship after losing in a sudden death playoff.  Both Hammond and Venable are past CGA champions but they have yet to win this championship together. “Hopefully this will finally be our year,” said Hammond.


In the tournament division, Beverly Cassels and Laura Gilchrist both of Charlotte, NC had a three under par round of 69 along with the team of Rhonda Williams of Rocky Mount, NC and Carolyn Jordan of Windsor, NC.  This division plays a shorter course.


Teams were pre-flighted within their chosen division using 2/3 of the lowest handicap index added to 1/3 of the highest handicap index.  For detailed scoring you can go to:  For more information on this championship and its history please visit the CGA website at or

Players will begin with a shot-gun start at 9:00am on Tuesday, August 12 on the beautifully designed Tom Fazio Cotton Dike course here at the Dataw Island Club.


This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf for both men and women in North and South Carolina.


First Round Results

Place                                                                                                                                   Score


1        Hayley Hammond, Mooresville, N.C. –  Lea Venable, Simpsonville, S.C.                      34-33–67 (-5)

2        Chandler Case, Rock Hill, S.C. –  Cayla Smith, Easley, S.C.                                        36-33–69 (-3)

3        Kathy DeVore, High Point, N.C. –  Betty Zvarich, Fayettville, N.C.                                37-33–70 (-2)

4        Kathryn Miranda, Lexington, S.C. –  Rachel Moore, Lexington, S.C.                             36-35–71 (-1)

T5      Debbie Adams, Asheville, N.C. –  Amber Marsh Elliott, Greensboro, N.C.                    35-37–72 (Even)

T5      Patty Moore, Charlotte, N.C. –  Kim Briele, New Bern, N.C.                                          36-36–72 (Even)

7        Sharon Son-Hing, Hilton Head, S.C. –  Kris Berger, Bluffton, S.C.                               38-37–75 (+3)

8        Karen Ferree, Hilton Head, S.C. –  Susan Beaupied, Raleigh, N.C.                               38-38–76 (+4)

9        Kimberly Case, Rock Hill, S.C. –  Whitney Carter, Rock Hill, S.C.                                 36-41–77 (+5)

Tournament Division (Shorter Course) Par 36-36—72  4995 yards


1         Beverly Cassels, Charlotte, N.C. –  Laura Gilchrist, Charlotte, N.C.                               35-34–69 (-3)

2         Jo Ann Sluder, Pinehurst, N.C. –  Becca McKinney, Raleigh, N.C.                                37-36–73 (+1)

T3        Sue Zankowski, Dataw Island, S.C. –  Deanna Childers, Sheldon, S.C.                        37-37–74 (+2)

T3        DeeDee Bohannan, Waxhaw, N.C. –  Murrie Ives, Charlotte, N.C.                                 36-38–74 (+2)

T5        Robbie Knotts, Huntersville, N.C. –  Lu Hauser, Conover, N.C.                                     40-41–81 (+9)

T5        Brenda Frye, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. –  Susan Harden, Beaufort, S.C.                                38-43–81 (+9)


1         Rhonda Williams, Rocky Mount, N.C. –  Carolyn Jordan, Windsor, N.C.                       36-33–69 (-3)

2         Clate Aydlett, Elizabeth City, N.C. –  Mary Rhodes, Greensboro, N.C.                          36-38–74 (+2)

3         Rhan Parham, Murrells Inlet, S.C. –  Babs McIntosh, Murrells Inlet, S.C.                       39-38–77 (+5)

T4        Lilia Rodriguez, Chapel Hill, N.C. –  Charlotte Harvey, Raleigh, N.C.                             41-39–80 (+8)

T4        Dana Halliday, Spartanburg, S.C. –  Leah Bohnen, Inman, S.C.                                    43-37–80 (+8)

6        Kyoko Tsuchiya, Mt Pleasant, S.C. –  Robin Moyer, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.                        38-43–81 (+9)


1         Mary Ann Sutton, Goldsboro, N.C. –  Cathy Wilson, Windsor, N.C.                              38-38–76 (+4)

2         Jamie Denton, Nashville, N.C. –  Terry Edwards, Castalia, N.C.                                    40-38–78 (+6)

3         Teddy Stockwell, Charleston, S.C. –  Laura Rawl, Charleston, S.C.                              38-41–79 (+7)

T4        Linda Morris, Roebuck, S.C. –  Fran Warner, Aiken, S.C.                                             39-41–80 (+8)

T4        Vickie Menard, Spartanburg, S.C. –  Judy Wright, Spartanburg, S.C.                           40-40–80 (+8)

6         Sue Kress, Southern Pines, N.C. –  Isabelle Daley, Whispering Pines, N.C.                  46-43–89 (+17)


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