This is year 4 of the Greatest Golfer of the Valley program. Every year, we’ve added to the offerings to make the program as complete a service to the golf community as time and budget allow.
This year’s addition is the Greatest Scramble, and it is simply been outstanding in the few weeks it’s been on the schedule.
Among the chatter:
At the South Range booster scramble, apparently one team has solidly won that event in recent years. With that scramble now a qualifier for the Greatest Scramble, that team has split up to find new players and stack the deck.
And at Tamer Win, the Rolfe scramble had already happened before our Greatest Scramble was launched. So excited were the winners of that event, they asked if their event could become a qualifier — post-event. Just so they could play Greatest.
Pretty cool ....
Here are the Greatest Scramble qualfiers to date:
Rolfe Golf Scramble, Tamer Win Golf & Country Club
QUALIFIERS: Jim Wellington, John Lacy, Rocky Page, John Smith
Silver Lining Charity Foundation, Tippecanoe Country Club
QUALIFIERS: Mike Playkosh, Bob Simmerlink, Bill Culp, Brian Smaldino
Teddy Bear Classic, Salem Golf Club
QUALIFIERS: Tad Rose, Jim Sanor, Mark Pezzano, and Ewing Buta
Help Hotline Crisis Center Scramble, Knoll Run Golf Course
QUALIFIERS: Larry McCall, Jill Harmon, Toni Notaro, Tom Korner
Hermitage FOP Scramble, Tam O’Shanter
QUALIFIERS: Lou Pomerico, Rich Kinkela, Bill Tanner, Devon Heasley
Donnell Ford Golf Outing, Valley Golf Club
QUALIFIERS: Jim Houp, B.J. Houp, Dave Liston, and Jeff Smith
Play It For The Kids Golf Outing, Trumbull Country ClubQUALIFIERS: Fred Janowski, Jim Keating, Bob Stevens, Bob Antenucci
We have a busy week after Father’s Day with several qualifier scrambles. Go to vindy.com/golf to see entire calendar and how to sign up.
30th annual Boardman Booster Golf Outing
Tippecanoe Country Club, Fee is $99 per person ($396 per foursome). Call Barb Carlon at 330-629-2705.
• 24th annual South Range Raider Classic scramble
Diamond Back, Fee is $100 per person. Contact Joe Alessi at 330-953-7667. Deadline for entries is June 12.
• Mahoning County Juvenile Court Community Advisory Board Golf Classic
Kennsington Golf Club, Fee is $100 per person. Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Call Laura at 330-740-2244 (ext. 6490) or email@example.com. Deadline for entries is June 3.
• 7th annual Compass Family & Community Services Golf Outing
Youngstown Country Club, cost is $500 per foursome or $125 per player. Call Rochelle Landy at 330-743-9275 (ext. 1013) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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