News from the Links/Golf Report Edition of June 6
Thursday June 6, 2013 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
Hamburg American Legion golf outing set for June 29
The second annual Hamburg Veteran’s Golf Tournament to benefit the VA Hospital will be held Saturday, June 29 with a shotgun start an noon at Concord Crest Country Club. The entry fee of $75 includes stroke-play golf with a cart, lunch, steak dinner, prizes, and a photo of each four-some. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. and then the dinner is after golf starting 5 p.m. Checks made out to “Veterans Golf Tournament” can be dropped off at the Hamburg American Legion Post 527 on 2 Memorial Drive off of Evans St. in the Village of hamburg or mailed to Jim Koester on 7152 Combs Drive, Hamburg, NY 14075. Direct questions to Bob Kenefic at 825-1797.
St. Francis Alumni Association tourney July 11
The St. Francis High School Alumni Association will hold its 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 11 at Terry Hills Golf Course in Batavia. The cost is $135 per golfer and includes golf, lunch, dinner, beverages, contests and a gift. Lunch begins at 11:15 a.m. with a 12:15 p.m. shotgun start. All alumni, parents and friends are welcome to participate. Proceeds benefit scholarship funds established by the association to help academically qualified and financially challenged students attend St. Francis. For reservations, sponsorship opportunities or more information, call Paul Bartell at 627-1200 ext. 465 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hamburg Women’s Golf Club weekly results
Top finishers from the Hamburg Women’s Golf Club’s weekly tournament, N.O.S.E. and F.E.E.T. on May 30 were Joanne Bauda with a 13 and Cindy Sullivan (13) in Class A; Elaine Palermo with a 12 and Mary Stanek (12) in Class B; Susan Suffoletto with a 12 and Pat Bernard (13) in Class C; and Dorothy Dworakowski with a 14 and Marie Knibloe (14) in Class D
Gowanda Country Club Ladies League results
Top finishers from the Gowanda Country Club Ladies League play on May 22 included, for low gross, Kim Gier and Priscilla Graupman each with a 48 and Joyce Bigelow and Lynn Gotsch (49); and for low net, Andrea Parshall with a 35, Marilyn Schreiber (37) and Dawn Zopp and Cheryl Murphy (38). On play May 15, top finishers for gross were Graupman with a 44, Bigelow (47) and Kim Gier (48), and for low net, Trudy Jackson and Sue Bastedo each with a 34, Schreiber and Janet Parker (37), Donna Colletta (38) and Murphy (39).
Hamburg Men’s ‘65’ Club weekly winners
Top finishers from the Hamburg Men’s Golf Club’s “65” competition “Modified Scotch” during Week 3 were Joe Scott and Will Kemp in first with a net of 55, Steve Dearth and Art Steele (60), Bob Newton and Dave Howe (63) and Ed Hildenbrand and Burt Hurd (68) in Class A ; and Forrest Cassidy and Pete Pawlik in first with a net of 54, Jim McGuire and Pete McCormick (60), Bill Padilla and Jack Fritsch (60) and Dennis Conklin and Dave Donnelly (65).
Buckley, Downey atop HMGC Senior Championship
Don Buckley posted a 79 to take low gross and Bob Downey recorded a 70 for low net in the Hamburg Men’s Golf Club Senior Memorial Championship last week. Also in the ages 55-64 Bracket, Pat Loomis took second for gross with a 82 and Jim Milks was second for low net (70). In the Super Senior Division (ages 65-plus), Harold Frank recorded the low gross with an 83 and Dan Williams was second (83), while Bill Haslinger shot the low net of 70 and Brian Williams was second (72). Next up for the HMGC is the 36-hole Member-Member Championship, one of the club’s elite tournaments, at Eighteen Mile Golf Course. Chris Jentsch, last year’s winner, has teamed with Joe Barbic for the competition, which be followed by an awards banquet at J.P. Fitzgeralds in the Village of Hamburg.
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