Stoughton shoots 77 for fifth Travel League victory of season

RANDOLPH — Wayne Stoughton shot the low round of 77 at Cardinal Hills Golf Course to earn his fifth Wednesday Travel League victory of the season. The win was also the 10th career tour victory for Stoughton, who led both the front nine (38) and back nine (39).

Mike Wolfe finished second with an 80 while Al Etzel and Ed Tofil tied for third with 84s. In the B Flight, Tom Destro won a tiebreaker with Dave Franklin and Bob Thompson. Pat Weaver was the C Flight champion. The winner of the Bruce “Java” Chrabasz Commissioner’s Award was Bob Kujawa.

Untied birdies were recorded by: A Flight — Ed Tofil (No. 1), Dave Wallace (Nos. 4, 10), Wolfe (No. 7), Stoughton (Nos. 9, 18) and Joe Bifaro (Nos. 12, 17); B Flight — Dave Criscione (Nos. 2, 14), Franklin (Nos. 6, 18), Destro (No. 10) and Ken Kaus (No. 12); C Flight — Lenny Leszkowicz (Nos. 3, 9), John Tofil (No. 4), Pat Weaver (Nos. 5, 13, 14), Pete Pinkoski (No. 8) and Wayne Ormsby (No. 17).

Closest to the pin were Destro (No. 4), Wallace (No. 9), Etzel (No. 11) and Gary Haase (No. 18).

Top point winners were Stoughton (48), Wallace (44) and Destro (20). Season points leaders: 1. Stoughton (299), 2. Ed Tofil (227), 3. Wolfe (218), 4. Dennis Gawronski Sr. (216), 5. Mick Dunning Sr. (185), 6. Criscione (165), 7. Pinkoski (157), 8. Thompson (134), 9. John Tofil (126), 10. John Waterman (109). Milestones this week: Pete Gawron extended his own record as oldest golfer to shoot below his age with an 87. Pat Weaver was just the fourth golfer to reach 3,500 career points.

This week the league plays at Scenic Heights Golf Course in Wattsburg, Pennsylvania. The first tee time is at 9:30 a.m.


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