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Genesee ARC News Release

Golfers, tennis and bocce players participated in Genesee ARC’s annual tournament Monday (July 16) at Stafford Country Club.

Marc Staley, Maria Woodward, John Roche, Katie Houseknecht, Tom WilliamsComing out on top in the golf portion of Genesee ARC’s 36th annual Tournament was Marc Staley of Batavia who shot a 73, followed by Rod Allen and Chuck Hoover with 79s.  Low gross honors for women went to Maria Woodward of Batavia with a 99.

In the low net category, John Roche came in with a 63, followed by Ed Schultz with a 64.  Katie Houseknecht won low net for women for a second year in a row with a 69.   

In the blind bogey competition, Vinny Delpriore matched the blind bogey number drawn of 77.

PHOTO: L-R  Marc Staley, Maria Woodward, John Roche, Katie Houseknecht, Tom Williams, golf and tennis winners

There were several contests on the course. In the longest drive on 7 John Houseknecht was the winner and winning closest to the line on 15 was Dave Bellucci. Maria Woodward won a Coor’s Lite putter, courtesy of C.H. Wright in closest to the pin on 8 (12’1”).  Rick Hale won a classic Schwinn bicycle, donated by Adam Miller Toy & Bike in the same contest on 14 (1’3”).  The top three winners in the closest to the pin on 12 were Ken Barrett (6’1”), Dab Prong (17’ 1”) and Steve Duggan (30’ 5”).  

Castilone Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep sponsored a hole-in-one contest on 8 for a 2012 Dodge Journey.  Unfortunately, no one shot an ace to drive away with the new vehicle!

Top score in tennis went to Tom Williams of Batavia.  Tom was also a member of the first place team with Phil McNulty. Second place team winners were Steve Clemm and Annie Clemm, Mary Raymond, Lee Cummings Marie ButchelloCarm Reinhart.

In bocce, the first place team was Annie Clemm, Mary Raymond, Lee Cummings and Marie Butchello.

 A total of 110 golfers, 13 tennis players and 18 bocce players participated in the annual event that raises money to benefit programs and service for people with disabilities served by Genesee ARC.  The winner of the $1,000.00 cash drawing was Kathy Dollard of Alden.

The 37th Annual Tournament is scheduled for July 15, 2013

  PHOTO: L-R - Annie Clemm, Mary Raymond, Lee Cummings Marie Butchello, 1st place bocce


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