Our traditional season opener is the Spring Scramble. Played on the Black course from the White tees, the winning team of Ken Eichele and Jon Silverberg, who scored a one stroke victory over four other teams with a solid three-under-par score of 68. It is worth mentioning the coincidence that for the second straight year, this event was won by one of our LIGA officials. You figure it out.
The second event of the year was the MGA Net Team Qualifier. Played on the Red course on Saturday, May 11th, the winning team was Mike Finnegan and Bill Ruth, who shot a 10 under par 70, beating the team of Rob Parker and Mark Frascogna by one shot.
Sean Hartman came back to avenge his defeat from 2000 by winning the Club Championship. Matt Corrigan, Steve Tepper and Jon Silverberg took the honors for A, B and C flights respectively.
The Pinehurst, played in honor of our friend Jack Burger, although rained out when first scheduled, was finally played on Saturday, August 18th, on the Green course. The team of Pat Isnardi and Bruce Garcia shot 69, net 66 to win by a single stroke.
The NPC Classic, in which we play one round on the Red course and one on the Black, the record shows Teddy Lukew in the lead after shooting 69 on the Red with Ken Eichele, Ira Kaskel and Mike Birmingham in closed pursuit with 70, 73 and 74 respectively. There is no record of the second round ever being played on the Black. It is possible that this round may have been skipped in deference to the tragedy that occurred on September 11th.
The final staple of the year: the Fall Scramble, was moved to the Blue course and was won by the team of Sean Mc Gowan, Mike Benado, Ernie Bodo and Jack O' Flynn on a match of cards over the team of Pete Gadigian, Ray Eklund, John Turisi and Charlie Sullivan. Both teams shot 61.