For the Record
Today’s high school schedule
Gowanda at Cassadaga Valley-Falconer (at Cassadaga Valley)
Pine Valley at Salamanca
Silver Creek at Dunkirk
East Aurora at Lake Shore
Chaut. Lake at Southwestern
Chaut. Lake at Southwestern
Westfield at Randolph
Wednesday Travel League
Dave Mathews won for the third time this season, posting the low round of 74 at Shorewood Country Club. He led both the front nine (36) and back nine(38) and earned his 15th career tour victory.
Ed Tofil finished second with 80, with Adam Gornikiewicz and Robert Calph tied for third with 82 each. Gornikiewicz’s round was his low career round in league play.
In the B Flight, Rod Sechrist won on a tiebreaker over John Waterman and Mike Wolfe. In the C Flight, Wayne Ormsby won on a tiebreaker over Gary Haase. John Tofil was the D Flight Champion.
The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Lee Titus.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight-Mathews (Nos.1,9,15,&17), Gary Richardson (No.4), Ed Tofil (No.6), Gornikiewicz (Nos.7&18), Al Etzel (No.8), Danny Kubera (No.11), Calph (Nos.12&16); B Flight-Wolfe (Nos.4&8), Ken Kaus (No.6), and John Bongiovanni (No.10); C Flight-Ron Kirkby (No.4), Tim Walawender (No.6), Haase (No.9), Mick Dunning (No.10), Ormsby (Nos.11&12); D Flight-Lenny Leszkowicz (No.2), Frank Benamati (No.4), Joe Bifaro (No.6), John Tofil (Nos.8&18), Jack Griswold (No.11) and Angelo Leone (No.17).
Closest to the pin were Tofil (Nos.4&6-15 inches from the cup), Don Kujawa (No.15), and Mathews (No.17). Top point winners were Mathews (111-league season high and personal best), Ed Tofil (75), Wolfe (47), and Calph (42). Season points leaders: 1)Wolfe(460), 2)Kubera(337), 3)Calph (313), 4)Ed Tofil (277), 5)Mathews (265), 6)Dave Franklin (235), 7)Etzel (217), 8)Kaus (195), 9)Waterman (171), 10)Walawender (169), 11)Mike Willoughby (157), 12)Butch Mackowiak (152), 13)Haase (138), 14)Ron Rys (137), 15)Bongiovanni (132), 16)Benamati (131), 17)Tom Destro (121), 18)Bob Thompson (113), 19)Pat Weaver (110), 20)Dave Herman (109).
This week the league plays Chautauqua Golf Club’s Hill Course. The first tee time is at 9 a.m. Interested golfers should call/text John at 785-2291 by 6 p.m. Monday to sign up. On the following Wednesday, Sept. 20, the league will hold its Third Annual Commissioner’s Cup, honoring the memory of late friend and fellow golfer Bruce “Java” Chrabasz. The event will take place at Chautauqua Golf Club’s Lake Course. Golfers can sign up with John for the Commissioner’s Cup from now until Monday, Sept. 18.
Cassadaga Country Club
Thursday Night Men’s Golf League (Sept. 7) — The top five finishers from the nine-hole handicapped tournament under the Chapman format: Joe Yerico and Bill Makuch (net 24), Jeremy Beichner and BJ Monacelli (net 26), Chip White and Mike Lawhead (net 26), Fenton Maggio and Dennis Pastor (net 27) and Greg Wise and Rick Jones (net 28).