Golf clinic at Whiteface Club held today
LAKE PLACID — Danny Edwards, a 5-time PGA Tour winner, will lead a free golf clinic for all ages today at Whiteface Club and Resort. The clinic is advance of the 54-hole Sunbelt Tour event. The clinic, which is aimed at improving a golfer’s game, will be held at 5 p.m.
The rest of the week’s festivities include: Tuesday, August 28, Pro-Am with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start with 19 teams entered: and 54-hole professional tournament from Wednesday, August 29 to Friday, August 31. Play begins at 8 a.m. daily, with a first-place prize of $5,000. Mexico’s Javier Sanchez in the defending champion. Spectators are invited free of charge. The tour is designed for players 45 and older as a developmental circuit to prepare for the Champions Tour. A number of players in the field played in the U.S. Senior Open and British Senior Open this season.
LaDuke, Roberts win in golf league playoffs
PLATTSBURGH — Bob LaDuke and Rich Roberts combined to take first place in the Dannemora Fun Golf League playoffs, which were held on Thursday at Bluff Point Golf Resort.
1, Bob LaDuke/Rich Roberts. 2, Frank Woodward/Marv Weaver. 3, Vern Malark/Bill Siskavich. 4, Ron LaFountain/Jerry Keysor. 5, Bill Liberty/Fran Carter. 6, Steve Fuller/Chris Dumas. 7, John Reif/Rick Roberts. 8, Vince Lennon/Bernie Lamora. 9, Steve Liberty/Ed Liberty. 10, Bill Fornecker/Larry Blair. 11, Bob Donah/Joe Varin. 12, John Matyas/Rick Akey. 13, Gib LaRose/Gerry King. 14, Rick Becker/Dick Becker.
ADK Chapter to hold events this week
PLATTSBURGH — On Wednesday, the Algonquin Chapter of the ADK is again offering a weekly morning nature at the New Land Trust (NLT) in Saranac. For more information, call Jim King, at 310-1164.
On Friday, from 5 to 8 p.m., join the Algonquin Chapter of the ADK for its chapter picnic at Point au Roche State Park. Bring your own place setting, beverage and a dish or dessert to share. Grills will be available. Turn in to the Interpretive Center and travel to the end of Camp Red Cloud Road. The chapter meets behind the red building on the hill above the parking lot.
Team Beyer takes TDC tourney
PLATTSBURGH — The team of Terry Beyer, Ed Davis, Kevin Manchester and Chris McLear took the top spot at The Development Corporation’s annual golf tournament on Thursday at Adirondack Golf Club in Peru.
Ron Giltz, Dave Champagne, Tim Kononan and Marty Mannix took second place. Third was Dennis Doyle, Dan Heath and Ken Hynes.
Michel Croteau hit the longest drive for the men, and Shirley Butler hit the longest drive for the women.
Ed Davis won the men’s closest to the pin contest.
Run for the Lake set for Sept. 9
GEORGIA, Vt. — The 3rd Annual Run for the Lake road race will be run Sept. 9 at the Georgia Beach.
The 5k race, which benefits lake cleanup efforts, begins at 9 a.m. and runs along Lake Champlain. A 2k walk will also be held.
Runners can register online at active.com or at northernlakechamplain.com. The registration fee is $20 before Sept. 7 and $25 after. The first 100 registrants will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt.
Off the Field Sports/AC North leads way in Wooden Bat League
PLATTSBURGH — C.J. Worley’s three hits and four runs helped lead Off the Field Sports/AC North to a 18-8 thrashing of Meron’s Expos in the first week of the City of Plattsburgh Over 30 Wooden Bat League.
Meron’s also lost at the hands of New York State Police, 9-2. Larry Cragle tallied two hits and two RBIs, and Michael Madore had three hits for New York.
Scott Baker stood out with three hits for the Expos.
State Police also beat Zachary’s/Mtn. Valley/Int. Sol., 8-3.
In the fourth game of the week, Bat Company beat 4th Ward Warriors 8-6.
Brett Wilmott knocked in two runs with a single in extra innings to win the game for Bat Company. Wayne Wilkins had a double and three RBIs for Fourth Ward, and Nate Durkee finished the game with two hits.
Clinton County to host Fall Fun Run Series
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau will host a free Fall Fun Run Series on Thursdays from Sept. 6 to Oct. 11 at Cumberland Bay State Park in Plattsburgh.
The runs are offered for children ages 4 to 13 and their parents.
Runs will be split up by age group. Children ages 6 and younger will run a quarter-mile. Children ages 7 to 10 will run a half-mile. Children ages 11 to 13 will run a mile. Parents are invited to participate in the mile run.
Warm-up stretching and running tips will be offered.
Registration for each run begins at 5 p.m. The runs start at 5:15 p.m.
Awards will be handed out at the final run Oct. 11.
For more information, call the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.
Cobble Hill to host Memorial Tournament
ELIZABETHTOWN — The Annual Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9 at the Cobble Hill Golf Course. There will be two starting times: 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The format will be a 2-person scramble/best ball. Flights will be established following Saturday’s round.
Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days. Entry fee is $100 per player and includes greens fees, contests, food and beverages. Cart fees are not included and can be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will be an optional skins competition.
The deadline to register is Friday, September 7. Registration can be done by calling Kevin, at 873-2520 (home) or 563-5230 (work), or by mailing in a registration form, obtainable at the Cobble Hill Golf Course, to
email@example.com. Indicate preferred Saturday time and whether or not a cart is desired.
Bowl Mart Youth League to start Sept. 8
ROUSES POINT — The Bowl Mart Youth League will begin its season at 10 a.m. on September 8. All youths are welcome. For more information, call 297-6106 or 236-7246.
Champlain F.D. to hold golf tourney
ROUSES POINT — The Champlain Fire Department will hold its 6th-annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15. The tournament will be held at the North Country Golf Club. The format is a 4-person scramble, with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. The entry fee is $65 for non-members and $45 for members, which includes greens fees, cart and a meal to follow.
Many games and prizes will be available and Parker’s Chevrolet has donated a hole-in-one wins a car special. The deadline to register is September 12. To register, or for more information, call Cory Thompson, at 298-4559, or the NCGC, at 297-2582.
A-C North sets schedule
PLATTSBURGH — The Ameri-Can North Sports Center will host stick-n-puck and public skating sessions this week.
Stick-n-puck will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Public skating will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, visit www.ameri-cannorthsportscenter.com.