Paul Pratico became the first player to win both the Gazette County Amateur and Gazette Senior County Amateur titles in the same season after firing a two-under-par 70 for a two-day total of 140 today at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.
Pratico won by three shots over seven-time Gazette County Amateur champ Jim Mueller, former Senior County Amateur winner Mike Carroll and Jay Taub.
It was the third straight Senior County Amateur title for the former professional. Pratico now has nine Gazette County Amateur titles in all, including six in the open division.
Paul Pratico 70-140, Jim Mueller 70-143, Jay Taub 71-143, Mike Carroll 72-143, Keith Gillespie 72-145, Mike Mina 75-148, Frank Manell 75-150, Andy Bennett 77-152, Woody Winslow 75-152, Glenn Stopera 77-153, Dave Sutphen 80-153, Andy Long 78-153, Jim Fazio 79-154, David Bowder 78-154, Jim Ryan 80-155, Don Bibby 82-156, Kevin Dwyer 79-156, Pete DiSimone 83-160, James Follain 84-161, Jim Gardy NC, Dave Nicholson WD.