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Te Cleland named SWDGA's Player of Yr.
Once again Teresa “Te” Cleland from Bellevue CC captured SWDGA’s Player of the Year award given to the golfer who accumulates the most points for low gross scores throughout the season.
Cleland has won this honor several times including 2015, 2016, 2018 and this year. (Samantha Bernardo won it in 2017.) Among her other accomplishments this summer was that she qualified for the 58th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship and won the SWDGA Ida Pirro tournament and the SWDGA Championship. This fall, she was also inducted into the SDGA Hall of Fame.
Wienerth wins AIM
Jack Weinerth (Highland Park Golf Club) closed with a 3-under-par 68 to win the 39th annual Apogee Investment Management Senior Champi- onship by two strokes over three-time defending champion Mike Naton(Tuscarora). Weinerth, 58, finished the tour-
nament at 1-under 142 while Nation had a total of 1-over 144.
Tim Scheemaker (Beaver Meadows Golf Club) was the first round medalist. Ray Young finished third at 4- over 147. Todd Dischinger and Scheemaker finished tied for fourth at 6-over 149.Weinerth, a 25-year Highland Park member and the club president also won the Cayuga County Men's District Golf Tournament in a playoff over Young on Aug. 4 at Dutch Hollow Country Club.
TY Jones captures SDGA Jr Match Play Championship
Promising junior player, Ty Jones of Skaneateles CC, won the SDGA Junior Match Play Championship along with the Skaneateles Men's Club Championship. Ty also was a key player for the Skaneateles High School Golf Team.
You have to be a masochist to have spent all of the 36 ½ hours that the PGA Merchandise Show was open walking the more than ten miles of aisles lined by exhibits. Some of the “booths were so massive, you had to weave around them or through them. This show featured all things golf with some tennis companies thrown into the mix. Open only to those in the golf industry, CNY Golfer was there walking the walk ing checking out the latest in golf gear equipment, apparel, gifts and gadgets. See our report in the Spring issue of CNY Golfer
Soon to open in Buffalo and down the road, perhaps Syracuse or Rochest, a new Topgolf-style sports and entertainment center is being launched by OnCore golf.