The Ohio Valley Senior Golf Association Tournament was held last Monday at Steubenville Country Club.
The low score of the round went to Dan Daily, who posted a 68. He was the winner of the 50-59 division.
The other gross winners in the respective age groups were: Dave Reasbeck, 68 (ages 60-64); Bob Kelly, 73 (ages 65-69); Chuck Dimmick, 73 (ages 70-74); Po Peterson, 75 (ages 75-79), Emanuel Mehallis, 85 (80 and over).
The handicap winners were: Jack Matkovich, 58 (ages 50-59); Chuck Poindexter, 62 (ages 60-64); Pat Forte, 61 (ages 65-69); Morton Shaven, 61 (ages 70-74); Dick Cope, 65 (ages 75-79); Charles Manfresca, 66 (ages 80 and over).
The team low score went went the foursome of Reasbeck, Larry Blake, Larry Landtiser and Rennie Minor from Belmont Hills Country Club.
The closest to the pin winners were Jack Matkovich (50-59), Minor (60-64), Jessie Pettit (65-69), Ed Nurczyk (70-74), Bill Kozel (75-79), Harry Chorpenning (80 and over).
The fifth annual event was held last Sunday at Belmont Hills Country Club with 132 golfers taking part.
The team of Reasbeck, Gary Young, Minor and Anthony Reasbeck prevailed in the event, posting a round of 53.
Three shots back was the team of Aric Goddard, Jacob Hamm, Trent Schambach and Boston Miller.
The skill prizes went to Matt Lucki (long drive male), Haygen Mowder (long drive female), Bob Reynolds (close to the pin on No. 7) and Joey Darmafall (close to the pin on No. 14).
The proceeds of the event, which was sponsored by Bordas & Bordas Law Offices, Tim's Custom Installations, Grisell Funeral Home, Schiffler Cancer Center, Outback Steakhouse, Colerain Golf Cart Sales, Ohio Coatings Company, Foster Bridge, Cleveland Cavaliers, Muxie Distributing, Minova and Ye Olde Alpha, benefit the LeeAnn Foundation, which helps area cancer patients.
Gary Schrickel shot a 144 over the course of the two days to win the championship. He was four shots better than Ron Helms and five better than David Frey. Jade Waligura and John Becca both fired a 151 to finished tied for fourth.
SANDS ELECTRIC TOURNAMENT
The 29th annual Sands Electric Golf Tournament is set for next Sunday at Belmont Hills Country Club. One of the premier golf tournaments of the season is a scramble, two-man best ball format.
No fewer than 22 players are slated to take part in the event. The teams for the tournament are randomly drawn except for the defending championship squad, which is tournament director Bill "Tice" Glitch and Mike Egri.
The Sands Electric Tournament actually began as the Warwood Reds Open in 1985 and then became known as the Barton Braves Scramble in 1990 and has been known as Sands Electric since 1993.
WHEELING PARK GOLF CLUB
The Sharpsky Printing event was held on Aug. 25. Jack Kuntz prevailed in the medal division with a round of 35. Roger Kupfer was second with a 35 and Chris Bommer finished third with a 35.
Russ Travis won the handicap score portion of the event with a round of 32. Jerry Yuhasse posted a 33 to finish second and Rich Coley was third with a 33.
The Alan Kage Memorial event was held on Aug. 25 as well. Dan Willming prevailed with a round of 31. He was three shots better than Gary Mercer, who was second, and Roger Kupfer, who was third.
Yuhasse won the handicap portion of the event with a round of 28. Paul Carney finished second with a 31. Bob Hicks was third with a 31.
SENECAVILLE SENIOR LEAGUE
Carl Bodner had the closest to the pin and Bill Bickford posted the closest to the pin on the second shot during league play last week. The duo of Spratt and Christman and Pontius and Harr posted the low gross rounds with scores of 35. The low net went to Gander and Wickham, who posted a score of 34.