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Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf News: August 15, 2013

The Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its 8th tournament on Aug. 8, with 26 golfers . Seven golfers scored under 40, including a brilliant 33 by Charles Hong. Low overall score was won by Jim Fitzpatrick with a 35, his best score of the year.

Please note: There will be no early outs from this point on. Club golfers who do not wait for the 7:30 a.m. start will lose rights to winning any prize money or points. Golfers who must be the first out at 7:30 a.m. will be accommodated. A new rule will also be imposed that you must play your round with club members only or default your score.

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Low Actual Score—Jim Fitzpatrick (35)

Low Overall Net—Bob Kann (26) won by tie-breaker

Low Flight A—Geoff Tripp (26)

2nd Low Flight A—Bob Evans (27)

Longest Drive—Dave Malle

Closest to the Pin—Bob Evans

Low Flight B—John Dillavore (28)

2nd Low Flight (B)—John Valsecchi (27)

Leaders in points scored for Club Champion are Charlie Hong (23) John Bosco (17)  Bob Kann (17) four tied with 15 - Evans, Malle, Macaluso, Pekarek - 3 tied with 14. Prizes for winning overall club Champ will be 1st $50;  2nd $40; 3rd $30; 4th $20.

The next tournament will be on Thursday, Aug. 22. Sign-in will be promptly at 7:30 a.m. Rain date is Friday, Aug. 23, same time.  Match play began on July 11. Prizes for match play are 1st $80; 2nd $40; 3rd $20. Third will be determined by playoff of third and fourth place finishers. 4th place finisher gets a hand shake from the secretary and treasurer, and a doughnut.

Competition on the nine-hole course is divided into two divisions. Flight A is for players with a handicap of 13 or lower. Flight B is for players with a handicap of 14 or more.  The league is a 100 percent handicap league. Any man 55 years or older is eligible for membership. If you are interested in joining the league for next year, call John Bosco at 516-512-0050 for information. League includes an optional  match play competition beginning in July and includes recognition of a yearly overall club champion by awarding points throughout the year. There are numerous opportunities for cash prizes for individual achievement utilizing your handicap in every tournament.  In the event of inclement weather, call 516-512-0050.

(Score-Handicap-Net Score-New Handicap-Points)

Charlie Acerra 42-11-31-11-14

John Agnoli DNP - 25 -5

John Bosco 44 -13-31- 13-17

Jim Caffrey DNP-13-6

Bruce Danen 41-7-34-7-5

Jim Daugherty DNP -10- 6

John Dilavore 5-17-28-17-9

Bob Evans 36-9-27-7-15

Jim Fitzpatrick 35-10-25-9-7

Warren Gallagher DNP -19-1

Mike Galgano DNP -24-3      

Pete Guerra 44-9-35-9-12

Mike Guerriero 41-12-29-12-9    

George Hatalsky DNP - 17-4      

Charles Hong 33-4-29-4-23  

Ken Hymes DNP - 9-6

Joe Iavaroni  DNP-22-13

Bob Kann 43-17-26-15-17

Pete Kerr  47-14-33-15-6

Sevald Knudsen DNP -11-3

Pat Lehane DNP - 10-5

Walter Ludewig DNP- 58-22-36-23-9

Tony Macaluso 57-22-35-22-15

Dave Malle 38-6-32-7-15

Andrew Malone DNP -14-5

Ted Marukawa 43-11-32=11-12

Augie Moschitto DNP -14-1

Jim Murphy DNP-16-7

Jim O’Brien 39-10-29-10-9

Tom Parker DNP -14-6  

Rudy Pekarek 39-10-29-9-15

Walter Pietsch 43-11-32-11-10

Al Poggioli 47-15-32-17-8

Bob Powers DNP- 14-10

Jack Prunty DNP-17-6

Bob Ross DNP-9-6     

George Rottkamp 56-21-35-23-7

Frank Russo DNP - 21-0

Joe Sander DNP - 21-12

Kent Schreiber 49-16-33-19-9

Jerry Skaee 42-11-31-11-10

Don Sterling 42-12-30-11-14

Geoff Tripp 37-11-26-10-14

John Valsecchi 48-21-27-20-4

Dom Vissicchio 48-15-33-15-11

Match Play continues. The handicap you had at beginning of match play remains static for the tournament. The changes in your handicap for purposes of regular prizes may change from week to week. Golfers advancing: Rudi Pekarek vs. Geoff Tripp; Mike Guerriero vs. James O’Brien. The winner of this match will play Walter Pietsch.

News

In response to the county’s fly-by-night decision to remove 176 old oak trees along Seaman’s Neck Road, earlier this month, New York State Sen. Kemp Hannon has issued a letter to Nassau County Department of Public Works Commissioner Shila Shah-Gavnoudias regarding constituents’ concerns with the appearance of the roadway.

In his letter, Hannon asks Commissioner Shah-Gavnoudias if the removal of the trees were under the jurisdiction of LIPA or PSEG.

“If not, I would like to know who made the decision to remove these trees and why,” Hannon states. “I request you review this case and take whatever course of action necessary.”

U.S. Navy Veteran Richard Meyerowitz of Levittown joined the military in 1962, enlisting straight out of high school. While he would never see combat, Meyerowitz served as a boilerman aboard the U.S.S. Dewey amid the United States’ blockade of Cuba.

“They gave us our orders,” Meyerowitz said, “turn any vessels away. If not, blow ‘em out of the water.”

During the blockade, Meyerowitz said he only encountered one ship, which they warned to turn back. Just a kid at the time, Meyerowitz said it didn’t occur to him at the time, how the country could have been on the verge of nuclear war.


Sports

Christopher Joseph of Levittown was recently selected to play on the United States world university hockey team in Italy this year. A 2009 MacArthur High School graduate, Joseph was captain of his high school team for two seasons, leading them to two championships. Joseph would later go on to play junior hockey for New York Apple Core and the New Jersey Rockets junior ‘A’ team.

Joseph’s parents, Hal and Theresa, along with his brother Robert and sister Kristin said they are very proud of Christopher’s accomplishments and are cheering him on as he heads off to Italy.

Farmingdale State College had four players named to the 2014 D3baseball.com All-New York Team. Senior outfielder Edward Bergmann of East Meadow, earned First Team honors, while junior shortstop Anthony Alvino of Lindenhurst was named to the Second Team. Junior outfielder Michael Marino of Franklin Square and sophomore pitcher Alex Weingarten of East Rockaway also earned Third Team honors this year.

Bergmann batted a team-leading .421 this season and also led the Rams in hits (53), runs scored (42), doubles (8), on-base percentage (.503), stolen bases (30) and held a perfect fielding percentage. Nationally, Bergmann ranks 4th for stolen bases per game (0.88), 10th in stolen bases, 23rd in both on-base percentage and batting average and 29th in runs scored per game (1.21).


Calendar

BOE Planning Session

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Bad Seed Auditions

Thursday, Aug. 28

Close Encounters with Benevolent ETs

Friday, Aug. 29



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