Stadium captures Schenectady Cup again

Host Stadium Golf Club won the 14th annual Schenectady Cup, 27-21, over Schenectady Municipal Golf C

Host Stadium Golf Club won the 14th annual Schenectady Cup, 27-21, over Schenectady Municipal Golf Course recently.

Stadium leads the series, 10-4. There are two matches every season, one in the early summer and one in the fall.

Each match was worth six points: two for winning the first six holes in a scramble format, two for the next six holes in a best-ball format and two for the last six holes using a Stableford format.

Paul Pratico and Darren Hart of Muny defeated Stan Norman and Tom Miller, 5-1, in the first match, while Justin Klemballa and Matt Panneton of Stadium defeated Dan Conway and Peter Andrikopoulos, 6-0, in the second match.

Frank Manell and John Bobo of Muny edged George Hillenbrandt and Chris Daniels, 4-2, in the third match. Dave Hillier and Bill Thiel of Stadium tied with Harry Morgan and Joe Ravella, 3-3, and Villy Vacca and Fred Ramundo of Stad­ium tied with John Mackey and Chuck Wainger, 3-3, in the next two matches.

Lenny Kaisand and Zeke Zilka of Stadium defeated Fred Mullins and Mike McConkey, 5-1, in the sixth match; Stadium’s John Alberelli and Jerry Silver stopped Chris Fatone and Chris Cross, 4-2; and Stadium’s John Souza and Jay Taub tied Brian Damon and Mike Durant, 3-3, in the final match.


u The pros from the Northeastern New York PGA will be competing in one of their major events this weekend when the Donald Ross Classic is contested today and Monday at The Sagamore Resort

and Glens Falls Country Club,


u The 17th annual Taconic 4-Ball

Classic will be held Aug. 13 at

Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The scratch event perennially draws many of the top golfers in the Northeast. Call Taconic head pro Rick Pohle at 413-458-3997 for more information.

u $100 raffle tickets for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Pebble Beach Resorts are still available through the ALS Memorial Open. The drawing will be held Wednesday at Van Patten Golf Course, but winners need not be present. For more information, call Scott Daly at 377-2236.

u Saratoga Spa Golf Course will host the Teeing off on Cancer Golf Classic Aug. 21. All proceeds will benefit Coaches vs. Cancer and the American Cancer Society. Entry fee is $150, and includes golf, cart, gift bag and shirt, lunch, on-course snacks and refreshments and dinner following golf. Registration will be held at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at 11:45. There will be a golf demonstration by Skidmore head golf coach Dave Bakyata at 12:15 p.m., followed by golf at 1:15. For more information, contact www.-

u Eagle Crest’s junior golf program will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays in July from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for childen ages 7-17.

Students will get an opportunity to put their new skills to work on the par-3 course at Players Park. Call Eagle Crest at 877-7082, ext. 230, for more information.


Mike Suprunowicz aced the

182-yard second hole at Mohawk Golf Club during the Mohawk Golf Club Two-Man Championship.

While competing in the Marino’s golf league, Bob Pollard aced the 17th hole at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

At Stadium, Carl Gilbert hit a

3-iron for a hole-in-one on the

190-yard 12th hole.

Also at Stadium, George Wicks III aced the 150-yard eighth hole with an 8-iron.

Fred Jansen of Glenville found the cup with a pitching wedge on the 120-yard ninth hole at Briar Creek.

Dave Carpentier aced the

129-yard third hole with a 6-iron at the Country Club of Troy.

At Western Turnpike, Jim Miller used a 7-iron to hole out on the

165-yard fifth hole on the blue nine.


Carl Leininger eagled the

517-yard, par-5 first hole at Airway Meadows.

At Briar Creek, Jim Longo eagled the 15th hole, and Fred Bogddon eagled the 17th hole. Both were playing in the Canali’s league.

Also at Briar Creek, Mark Berrian of Rotterdam eagled the par-5 third hole.

Tom Inglee eagled the par-4 13th hole with a 7-iron from 150 yards while playing in the Goldcrest Electronics league at Stadium Golf Club.

Joe Nellis eagled the 14th hole at Hales Mills Country Club.

Pat Lanoue eagled the par-4 third hole with a sand wedge at Mechanicville Golf Club.

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