The team of Elkdale Country Club pro Jack Widger, Tom Ames, Howie VanRensselaer and Dick O'Neill fired a 119 to capture the 30th annual Moon Brook CC Charity Classic on Monday.
The score, using the two-better-balls-of-four format, was four shots better than the team of pro Lonnie Nielsen, Mike Roberts, Tim Shults and Ed Shults, which fired a 123.
The rest of the top 10 and their scores were: Rob Horak (pro), Ron Sherling, Jim Kupniewski and Bill Larrabee, 124; Dwayne Randall (pro), Mike Moyer, Peter Morgante and Jon Gren, 124; Ryan Swanson (pro), Bob Whitney, Tom Johnson and Jeremy Brown, 125; Tim Fries (pro), Jon Castle, Kevin Brombacher and Tom Holt, 125; Danny Kaye (pro), Brian Martin, Mike Wellman and Scott Sampson, 126; Jeff Kaye (pro), Mike Giunta, David Melquist and Jon Scalise, 127; Steve Barber (pro), Gregg Bender, Paul Cesena and Dan Hocking, 127; and Chuck Antonuccio (pro), Pete Scheira, Rick Joslyn and Mike Cappa, 127.
Above are the winners of the 30th annual Moon Brook Country Club Charity Golf Classic. From the left, Dick O’Neill, Tom Ames, pro Jack Widger of Elkdale Country Club and Howie VanRensselaer shot a two-better-balls-of-four 119 on Monday to win by four shots. Below is Lonnie Nielsen, who was the low pro. A life member of the PGA, Nielsen shot a 4-under 68.
P-J photos by Scott Kindberg
Nielsen, a life member of the PGA, turned in the top round among the professionals with a 4-under 68, one shot in front of Widger, Jon Hoecker of Brook-Lea CC and Rob Horak of Ravenwood Golf Club. Nielsen will have his name engraved on the Frank A. Farrell Jr. Trophy.
Among local pros, Mike Kaye of Moon Brook CC shot a 70, Dwayne Randall of Peek'n Peak Resort a 71, Chris Stoddard of Park CC a 71, Ryan Swanson of Pinehurst GC a 73, Pat Damore of Conewango Valley CC a 75 and Jeff Savko of Jackson Valley GC a 78.
Proceeds from the event benefit area charities.
Jack Widger, Tom Ames, Howie Van Rensselaer, Dick O'Neill 119 Lonnie Nielsen, Mike Roberts, Tim Shults, Ed Shults 123 Rob Horak, Ron Sherling, Jim Kupniewski, Bill Larrabee 124 Dwayne Randall, Mike Moyer Peter Morgante Jon Gren 124 Ryan Swanson, Bob Whitney, Tom Johnson, Jeremy Brown 125 Tim Fries, Jon Castle, Kevin Brombacher, Tom Holt 125
Danny Kaye, Brian Martin, Mike Wellman, Scott Sampson 126
Jeff Kaye, Mike Giunta, David Melquist, Jon Scalise 127
Steve Barber, Gregg Bender, Paul Cesena, Dan Hocking 127
Chuck Antonuccio, Pete Scheira, Rick Joslyn, Mike Cappa 127
Eddie Suchora, Bill Schaefer, Adolph Morando, Jim Schaefer 128
Eric Haile, Chris Colburn, Tom Buffamante, Jack Whipple 129
David Wedzik, Randy Manitta, Matt Fuller, Rich Farrell 129
Jake Northrup, Rhoe Henderson, David Dawson, Marv Eimiller 130
Kirk Stauffer, Bill Massa, Tom Olson, Matt McCormick 130
Mike Kaye, Tom Burke, Randy Otander, Dave Johnson 131
Steve Parker, Alan Ambuske, Roy Williams, John Schwanke 131
Jeff Urzetta, Jack Battaglia, Don Rhoda, Frank Adonnino 132
Chris Kulinski, Scott Crist, Jim Cirbus, Gene Aversa 133
Jeff Savko, Bill Haveron, Doug Ricketts, Scott McCann 133
Chris Stoddard, Hans Auer, Peter Sullivan, Dalton Burgett 133
Pat Damore, George Carlson, Ashton Ditka, John Laver 135
Mark Kirk, Brad Lawson, Nick Ferreri, Greg Edwards 135
Scott Jenkins, Jerry Hall, Kevin Kaszuba, Joe Castiglia 138
Troy Moss, Chris Smith, Jeff Kenefick, Steve Swanson 139
Jon Hoecker, Kevin Hall, Mark Hyzy, Bill Gilligan 140
Alex Weir, Matt Hartweg, Rex McCray, Chuck McGowan 141
Tom Keenan, Denny Alston, Paul Rankin, Dave Brink 142
Michael O'Connor, Ryan Behnke, Dennis Kemmeter, Cliff Brazie 157