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Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm

Photos: 38th annual ARC tournament at Stafford Country Club

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The Genesee ARC today held its 38th annual golf tournament at Stafford Country Club, which also included tournaments in bocce ball and tennis.

Above, Steve Pies watches a put just barely slide by the cup during his tournament round.

Ken Barrett hitting a tee shot.

Ray Shirtz playing tennis.

Krysia Mager, Lisa Dechau, Bob Bennett and Marth Bailey, the champion bocce ball team.

Representatives from Alpina yogurt at the bocce ball tournament. Alpina was a silver-tier sponsor this year.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 5:41 am

GENESEE COUNTY EMPLOYEE'S GOLF TOURNAMENT

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2014 Genesee County Employees Golf Tournament

Saturday September 27, 2014

@ Terry Hills Golf course 

$65.00 per person

Proceeeds to benifit the GENESEE VETERANS SUPPORT NETWORK

Everyone is envite to participate.

Contact Norman Itjen - 585-409-4540 

                                          Litjen@rochester.rr.com

Event Date and Time

September 27, 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, June 9, 2014 at 12:51 pm

GCC pair finishes top-40 at golf nationals

post by Andrew Crofts in GCC, golf, sports

 

Adam Baumeister (Lancaster, NY) and Chris Mandia (Highland, NY) capped off the 2014 golf season at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Golf National Championships held at the Chautauqua Golf Club last week and both golfers finished in the top-40.

Baumeister ended the four-round tournament in 11th place and earned a spot on the All-Tournament team. He shot a combined +15 (303), which was 18-strokes off the lead. He began the week shooting a 78, followed with a 74 on day two, shot a 78 on day three and fired his low round of 73 on day four.

Mandia shot +35 with rounds of 82, 79, 82 and 80 (323). He finished tied for 38th place.

The 76 player field was paced by Nick Thompson of Sandhills Community College (N.C.), who finished the tournament at three-under par (285). Sandhills CC won the team title.

 

Full tournament results: http://bit.ly/1oNsc3S

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 9:29 pm

Jim Kelly present in spirit at 28th annual charity tournament at Terry Hills

Jim Kelly wasn't at Terry Hills today for the 28th annual charity tournament that carries his name because he's weakened by chemotherapy and radiation treatment for cancer.

At the start of the tournament his brother Dan had his head shaved both to honor his brother and to raise money for the Kelly for Kids Foundation. He challenged all of the golfers -- donors, athletes and celebrities to follow his example and over the course of the day, many of them did. (Cutting his hair, above, Michelle Napierala).

The Hall of Fame quarterback may not have been at his event this year, but he was there in spirit. Blue "Kelly Tough" T-shirts were everywhere and friends, such as ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, spoke of Kelly's toughness and said that toughness is why he'll beat cancer and be back at Terry Hills next year to host his tournament. 

Former Bill and CBS Sports broadcaster Steve Tasker said much the same thing.

“We miss Jim being here,” he said, “but at the same token, it’s because of Jim’s presence and the quality of this event and what this event means – this is more than just a bunch of guys getting together for another event; this is like a reunion, not just a team reunion, but a family reunion for a lot of guys who’ve known each other for a couple of decades. The tournament’s been going on for 28 years and these guys are lifelong friends. The fact that Jim can’t be here today won’t change that.”

A fan gets her picture taken with the Bills 2014 #1 draft pick Sammy Watkins.

Former NBA star Gus Williams stops for a free brownie on the ninth hole, where a group of Batavia residents hang out every year to hand out treats to the stars and maybe get an autograph or picture.

Tasker talking with the media.

Bills Head Coach Doug Marrone with a group of Bills fans.

Berman talks with the media.

Actor Dan Baldwin, center, with his group on the first tee.

Tasker teeing off to start the tournament.

Mike Ziegler, a professional golfer and long-drive champion, would, for a donation, hit the drive for golfers on one of the back holes.

Monday, June 2, 2014 at 3:13 pm

GLOW YMCA Kickstarts Camp Hough off with Golf Tournament and Open House

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Last Saturday May 31st YMCA Camp Hough, located at Silver Lake, had its annual open house. There was a great turnout of parents and their kids at the event making it a great success. At the open house team members of the YMCA showed parents around the camp facilities and spoke about events were held each week. Parents and children were even able to participate in rock climbing, archery, a camp craft, and roasting s’mores while touring the facility. Families were pleased with what they saw and registered their children while there. On Monday June 2nd the GLOW YMCA held its annual golf tournament at the Silver Lake Country Club. This event also had a great turnout and had a beautiful day to play 18 holes. People had a great time reminiscing with each other and even meeting new people. The golf tournament is held every year to help fundraise money for camper scholarships and to buy new equipment. YMCA Camp Hough starts June 29th and runs through the middle of August having a total of 7 weeks during the summer. For more information go to www.camphough.org or call 585.237.5160
Monday, June 2, 2014 at 3:07 pm

GLOW YMCA Kickstarts Camp Hough off with Golf Tournament and Open House

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Event Date and Time

May 31, 2014 - 1:00pm - June 2, 2014 - 5:00pm
Monday, June 2, 2014 at 1:26 pm

Baumeister and Mandia set to compete at golf national championships

post by Andrew Crofts in GCC, golf, sports

 

Genesee Community College's Adam Baumeister (Lancaster, NY) and Chris Mandia (Highland, NY) will take aim at the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Golf National Tournament this week at the Chautauqua Country Club in Chautauqua, NY. The four-round tournament begins on Tuesday and will conclude with the final round on Friday.

Baumeister brings experience to this year's championships after finishing 23rd in last year's national tournament as a freshman. He medaled three times this spring and finished in the top-ten of every event, including a fourth place finish at the Region III Championships. He was an All-Region selection for the second year in a row this season, shooting an average round of 75.3.

Mandia earned his entry to the national tournament after winning a playoff at the Region III Championships. The freshman finished 15th and was selected to the All-Region team. He shot an average round of 80.5 this spring and had four top-ten finishes including two in the top-five.

The Chautauqua Country Club and host school Jamestown Community College have hosted the national tournament every year since 1999. Golfers from over 20 states and 40 colleges will compete for the national title and round-by-round results can be found online: http://www.sunyjcc.edu/student-life/athletics/njcaa/Tournament-Statistics or by following Genesee Athletics on Twitter: @GCCSports.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 10:48 am

Moynihan chosen as Region III Coach of the Year

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(Tom Moynihan)

 

Genesee Community College head golf coach Tom Moynihan has been chosen as the 2014 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III Region III Coach of the Year.

In his third season at the helm, Moynihan guided the GCC men's and women's golf program to a successful spring season. The Cougars placed no lower than third in any regular season team event this year, including a first place finish at the Jamestown Community College Invitational. Sophomore Adam Baumeister (Lancaster, NY) earned three individual first place finishes and Genesee placed fourth as a team at the Region III Championships earlier this month.

"We are very fortunate to have Tom as part of our coaching staff," said GCC Athletic Director Kristen Schuth. "He is great at recruiting talented athletes that have a passion for the sport. The coach of the year award is very well deserved." 

Genesee placed two individuals, Baumeister and Chris Mandia (Highland, NY), on the All-Region team and both will compete at the NJCAA National Tournament June 3-7 at the Chautauqua Country Club.

Moynihan is the third head coach at GCC to receive coach of the year honors in 2013-2014. Women's soccer head coach Jeff Reyngoudt and men's basketball head coach Terry George were also recognized in their respective sports. Moynihan resides in Alexander with his wife Patty and has three children and nine grandchildren.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:05 pm

Terry Hills crowns season's champions

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Press release:

Club Championships were held on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25. The Championship Flight winner was Bob Chmielowiec. Runner-up was Matt Lee, who made a dramatic charge on Sunday to shoot a 76, but fell one shot short. “B” Flight winner was Jim Dommer, followed by Ray Valtin. Congratulations to all the golfers.

The Ladies Championship was also held. This year’s Club Champion is Danielle Rotondo.  This is a repeat Championship for Danielle. Runner-up is Jean Berry, followed by Nancy Bachulak and Terry Starowitz. Congratulations to all the golfers who took part in this year’s Club Championship. Thank you for a great season.

The Fall Golf League begins Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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