CHAUTAUQUA - Dale Gier, Bob Palmer, Nate Giles and Craig Merchant of AVI Foodsystems won the 11th annual Heritage Classic with a net score of 114 at Chautauqua Golf Club.
Second were Dale Willink, Craig Breter, David Garey and Jim Webb of Maplevale Farms by matching cards with Dave Pihl, Rick Lee, David Dawson and Jay Beers of DFT Communications after both teams shot 118s.
Bob Minicucci, Bill Carroll Sr., Bill Carroll Jr. and Todd Anderson of Health System Services was fourth place with a net 120.
AVI Foodsystems team of, from left, Dale Gier, Bob Palmer, Craig Merchant and Nate Giles finished first at the 11th annual Heritage Classic golf tournament.
Steve Kish, Cole Stearns, Jack Grimm and Bill Farr of Fexospan Inc., Insurance Management Company and Allstate Insurance delivered a net 124 for fifth place.
Roy Ferguson, Tom Keefe, Dan Schwob and Kurt Sturzenbecker of Busti Church of God was sixth with a 126.
Bob Ehms of Buffalo Hospital Supply was the closest to the pin on No. 7, Pihl of DFT Communications won the putting challenge, Rich Dixon of CCIDA had the longest drive on No. 8, Tayler Beaver of VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home was closest to the pin on No. 13, Schwob of Busti Church of God was closest to the pin on No. 15 and Tina Ballin of Evercare the longest drive on No. 17.
The Heritage Classic is sponsored by Premier Consulting Associates, Buffalo Hospital Supply, Bonadio & Company LLP and Lake Shore Paving and it raised more than $17,000 through corporate sponsorships and individual player fees.
The proceeds are used to construct a Connections Dementia Care Center, benefiting the dementia and Alzheimer's Seniors served by Heritage Green Rehab & Skilled Nursing from Greenhurst.