The Greatest Golfer of the Valley presented by Farmers National Bank and The Vindicator wrapped up Sunday at The Lake Club. The year concluded with 3,500 golfers affected, 24 champions crowned and more than $20,000 raised for charity. Pictured are, from left, Farmers National Bank’s John Gulas, The Vindicator’s Todd Franko, the Greatest champs: Joe Castor, John Hazy, Patty Brant, Jonah Karzmer, Bob Leonard, Toni Notaro, Sean Tisone, Christina Cooper, Ken Keller, Domonic Vechiarelli, The Vindicator’s Ted Suffolk and The Lake Club’s Mike Ferranti.
|Men's Open||Anthony Conn||Mill Creek Golf Course||71 67 75 213|
|Women's Open||Lori Bowden||Tippecanoe Country Club||78 78 79 235|
|Women's 9+||Marilyn Woods||Oak Tree Country Club||90 82 95 267|
|Seniors||Pete Bennett||Tippecanoe Country Club||69 80 77 226|
|Super Seniors||Ed Antonelli||Avalon Lakes Golf Course||73 80 78 231|
|Men's 5-9||Rob Venrose||Mill Creek Golf Course||73 80 78 231|
|Men's 10-14||Roderick Cook||Yankee Run Golf Course||80 82 82 244|
|Men's 15+||Dan Horacek||Reserve Run Golf Course||84 91 87 262|
Winners in the Greatest Golfer of the Valley Tournament are, front from left, Katie Rogner, Anthony Conn and Mike Watson, and second row, from left, Bill Stanton, Ed Antonelli and Tom Walker. In the back row, from left, are Bonnie Mollica; John Gulas, president of Farmers National Bank; Pete Mollica Jr.; and Mary (Mollica) Beidelschies. The Mollica family attended in memory of Pete Mollica, longtime Vindicator sports writer, for whom the Open Division of the tournament was renamed this year.