For the Record
Vineyards Golf Course
Dunkirk Moose Thursday Night Golf League — Scores: Steve Dando 35, Brian Curtis 37, Dave Criscione 38, Mark Gugino 41, Jeff Lehnan 42, Rick Bauza 43, Jim Sedota 43, Pete Criscione 44, Rick Mazurek 44, Tony Antolini 45, Dave DeJoe 45, Gordy Haight 46, Chris Kokoszka 46, Glenn Mann 47, Jerry Kaminski 48, Dave Trentini 48, John Weidenhofer 49, Sam Fote 49, Steve Dudek 49, Kevin Glavey 49, Rick Winder 49. Closest to the pin: DeJoe No. 9. Skins: D. Criscione No. 5.
Wednesday Travel League
The league made its fifth annual trek to Reserve Run in Poland, Ohio. The low round of 77 was shot by Al Etzel and Robert Calph, with Etzel the overall winner on a tiebreaker. Tom Destro and Ed Tofil tied for third with 79, and it was an all-time low round for Destro. Tofil led the front nine with 38, while Bill Aldrich and Pat Weaver each shot a 1-over par 37 to lead the back nine. The B Flight winner was Ken Kaus. In the C Flight, John Waterman won on a tiebreaker over Joe Bifaro and Jack Hood. The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Lou Polichetti.
Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight — Calph (Nos. 1, 5, 9), Tofil (No. 3), Etzel (No. 4), Dave Franklin (No. 8), Gary Haase (No. 15) and Tom Destro (No. 17); B Flight — Mike Willoughby (Nos. 1, 9), Kaus (Nos. 5, 6), Frank Benamati (Nos. 7, 17), Butch Mackowiak (No. 8), Lenny Leszkowicz (No. 11) and Dan Kaszuba (No. 14); C Flight — Waterman (No. 3), Bifaro (No. 4), Pete Pinkoski (Nos. 6, 14, 16), Angelo Leone (No. 9) and Don Kujawa (No. 12). Closest to the pin were Tony Destro (No. 2), Aldrich(Nos. 4, 15), Franklin (No. 8), Leszkowicz (No. 11) and Tom Destro (No. 17).
Top point winners were Tom Destro, Franklin and Leszkowicz (38 each), Benamati (29) and Aldrich (26). Season points leaders: 1. Calph (249), 2. Tofil (204), 3. Haase (178), 4. Tom Destro (173), 5. Franklin (140), 6. Mike Wolfe (137), 7. Etzel (107), 8. Dave Criscione (102), 9. Leszkowicz (99), 10. Bifaro (98), 11. Waterman (96), 12. Bob Thompson and Weaver (82), 14. Joe Michalski (79), 15. Willoughby (74), 16. Matt Kessler (71), 17. Aldrich (70), 18. Kaus (67), 19. Benamati (52), 20. Kujawa (48). This week Al Etzel moved past Butch Mackowiak for fourth place on the All-Time Points List.
This week the league holds its third Major of the season, the “New York Open” at Cardinal Hills in Randolph. The first group tees off at 9 a.m. Interested golfers can find out if there are any openings with John (785-2291).
DHS, CMHS, FHS Alumni Golf Tourney is Friday
The 10th annual Alumni Tournament is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 2 at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk. The event will feature graduates from Dunkirk High School, Cardinal Mindszenty High School and Fredonia High School. The 2019 youth orgainazational recipients include the Dunkirk-Fredonia Little League and girls softball programs. Honorary starters of the event will be Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas and Jack Shubert, Shorewood “Pro Emeritus.”
Registration the morning of the event begins at 8:30 a.m., located in the “Grove” next to the Pro-Shop. The attendees will pose for a group photo at 9:54 a.m., then will begin the event in a shotgun start, scramble format, beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a $500 Hole-in-one Contest, sponsored by Mary Asher in memory of Tom Asher.
The cost of the event is $80, which includes golf, cart, coffee, dinner buffet and dessert. There is also a free Sahlen hot dog on the Par 3, Hole No. 6 — the Hole-in-one Contest hole. A cash bar is open at 3 p.m. and dinner will be at 4:30 p.m. Trophy presentation and door prizes, along with a silent auction, will be following dinner.
With any questions, contact Bill at 302-379-1882.
Dunkirk Lakefront 5k is scheduled for Saturday
The 20th annual Dunkirk Lakefront 5K will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 9 a.m., beginning on the Dunkirk Boardwalk. All proceeds benefit the Dunkirk High School track and field program. The event is part of the 2019 Striders Runner of the Year series. Visit lakefront5k.com for registration.
Forestville basketball to hold car wash Saturday
The Forestville girls and boys basketball programs will be holding a car wash fundraiser at the Wal-Mart in Fredonia on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The donations will be $5 presale or $7 the day of.
Annual Grape Belt Open is Aug. 10 at Pinehurst
The third annual Grape Belt Open is set for Aug. 10 at Pinehurst Golf Club in Westfield. The event is a four-person scramble format and includes refreshments, dinner and awards. All proceeds benefit the Grape Discovery Center, allowing the center to continue and operate as a non-profit, encourage tourism and educate all about the grape growing history in the Lake Erie Region. They are currently seeking Tee and Corporate sponsors for the event. Tee sponsorship is $50. If interested or with questions, call Lisa at (716) 969-4859.
Westfield Union Relief golf tourney is Aug. 17
The 13th annual Westfield Union Relief Association’s “Golfing for Gifts” Tournament will be held Aug. 17, at Pinehurst Golf Course, in Westfield. Union Relief relies on dues paid by its members, donations of money, food, clothing, and presents from the community and fundraising events to fulfill its mission of lending support to families with children, shut-ins and senior citizens. The organization also provides assistance when specific circumstances arise — like a sudden illness or loss of income, a household fire or a natural disaster. Teams of four are being sought to participate. This is a scramble tournament with a shotgun start. Registration fee is $280 a foursome ($70/person) which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, prizes and lunch. There will also be a Chinese Auction on site. Interested golfers can contact Sarah Button at 969-2593 or Holly Button at 753-0843.
Randy Goss Memorial tournament is Aug. 17
The 19th annual Randy Goss Memorial golf tournament will be on Aug. 17 at The Vineyards Golf Course with a 9 a.m. shotgun start (be at the course by 8:15). This is a two-person scramble format, $60 per golfer. That includes 18 holes of golf, cart, CTPs on every hole, skins, lunch and dinner by Freds at Dom Polskis club. With any questions or to sign up, call Jason Goss at 410-1538 or Cheyl or Kyle Goss at 366-1156.