For the Record

Youth golf

Vineyards junior program starts today

The Vineyards Golf Course junior golf program will run on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The program will start today and run for six lessons. The program cost is $75 and includes teaching the proper golf etiquette and the rules of golf, along with basic form and fundamentals while having fun. There will be a scramble at the end of the six lessons with a party and prizes. Age group is 5- 17 years old. Please call the course at 672-7888 to sign up. Vineyards also offers private lessons for anyone interested at any age.


Final Gary Tripp golf tourney set for August 25

The Tenth and Final Gary Tripp Memorial Golf Tournament (GTMGT) plans are progressing and on the First Tee. The 2018 tournament is set for Saturday, August 25 at the Vineyards golf courses in Fredonia. Registration starts at 9 a.m. The shotgun start is at 10 a.m.

The registration fee of $65 per golfer includes food on the course and dinner at the Kosciuszko Club and a golfer’s gift. Captains’ foursome forms are being sent out the week of July 2.

The deadline to sign up is Monday, Aug. 6. Contact Katie or Pat at 366-1044. Extra foursome forms and sponsor forms will be available at the K Club.

Monies raised from past tournaments have been used to establish an annual Gary Tripp Colorectal Cancer Research fund at Roswell Park, an annual GTMGT Dunkirk High School Scholarship and an annual donation to the GTMGT SUNY Fredonia Scholarship.

DHS/CMHS/FHS alumni golf tourney is Aug. 3

The DHS/CMHS/FHS Alumni Golf Tournament will take place Friday, August 3 at Shorewood Country Club with a 10 a.m. shotgun start.

The ninth annual tourney will benefit the Dunkirk-Fredonia Little League and Girls Softball programs. Honorary starters are Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas and Jack Shubert, Shorewood’s “pro emeritus.”

Registration in the grove next to the pro shop is 8:30 a.m. A group photo will be at 9:45 a.m. Cash bar 3 p.m., dinner 4:30 p.m. Trophy presentation, door prize and silent auction will be after dinner. There will also be a $500 hole in one contest sponsored by Mary Asher in memory of Tom Asher.

Cost is $80 per golfer and includes golf, cart, coffee and donuts, dinner buffet and dessert. Non-golfers can attend the dinner buffet for $27 per person. Email signup sheets to Make checks payable to Bill Bamonto. Send them to him at his address: 212 Washington Ave. Apt 807, Towson, MD 21204. For any other questions, call Bamonto at 302-379-1882.

Second annual DLBA Golf Tournament July 21

The second annual Dunkirk Lakeshore Bowling Association Golf Tournament will be Saturday, July 21 at Rose Brook Golf Course, Beebe Road, Silver Creek.

Format: 4-person scramble (best ball). Registration at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11a.m. Cost is $90 per person or $360 per team and includes golf, cart, on course contests, prizes (for men, women and mixed teams), lunch at the turn and New York strip steak dinner afterward. A Chinese auction and 50/50 will also be available.

Please contact PJ Azzarella at 785-1265 to make reservations. Open to all golfers! Space is limited to 100 golfers. Checks made out to ‘DLBA’ may be mailed to PJ Azzarella, 1493 Evergreen Drive, Lakeview, NY 14085.

Gowanda youth football camp to be held July 29

Gateway Park in the Village of Gowanda will host a youth football camp on Sunday, July 29 from noon to 4 p.m. Athletes ages 7 through 13 are invited to attend. There is no residency requirement. Each participant will receive offensive skill instruction followed by lunch, a chalk talk and touch football tournament. Each participant will also receive a camp gift during the award’s ceremony. There is no cost to attend thanks to a donation made by the Gowanda American Legion Post #409 . However, the camp is only accepting the first 35 athletes that preregister. Please call Mark Benton at 532-4053 or email to register.