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Cantiague Park Senior Men's Golf News: August 29, 2013

The Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its 9th tournament on Aug. 22. We had 26 golfers. We had 6 golfers who scored under 40, including a brilliant 33 by Bob Ross and Dave Malle. Low overall score was won by Dave Malle with a tiebreaker. John Valsecchi scored a 42, his personal best so far and easily won low overall net.  

Please note: There will be no early outs from this point on. Club golfers who do not wait for the 7:30 a.m. start will lose rights to winning any prize money or points. Golfers who must be the first out at 7:30 a.m. will be accommodated. A new rule will also be imposed that you must play your round with club members only or default your score. Please give your email address to John Bosco for a pre-publication subscription to this article published in the Levittown Tribune and Hicksville Illustrated News.

Low Actual Score: Dave Malle (33) won by tie breaker over Bob Ross

Low Overall Net: John Valsecchi (22)

Low Flight A: Bob Ross (24)

2nd Low Flight A: Bob Evans (28) Won by tie breaker over Charlie Acerra

Longest Drive: Jerry Skaee

Closest to the Pin: No eligible winner this week

Low Flight B: John Dilavore (26)

2nd Low Flight (B): Pete Kerr (26)

Leaders in points scored for Club Champion are Charlie Hong (24) Dave Malle (19) John Bosco (18) Bob Kann and Bob Evans (17) two tied with 16 -  Macaluso, and Pekarek - 3 tied with (15) Tripp, Sterling, Acerra - 3 tied with (13) Guerra, Marukawa, Skaee. Prizes for winning overall club Champ will be 1st $50; 2nd $40; 3rd $30; 4th $20.

The next tournament will be on Thursday, Sept. 5. Sign-in will be promptly at 7:30 a.m. Rain date is Friday, Sept. 6 same time. Match play began on July 11. Prizes for match play are 1st $80; 2nd $40; 3rd $20. Match play continues. The handicap you had at beginning of match play remains static for the tournament. The changes in your handicap for purposes of regular prizes may change from week to week. Golfers advancing: Rudi Pekarek vs the winner of Marukawa vs, Guerriero for the club Match Play Championship.

Competition on the nine-hole course is divided into two divisions. Flight A is for players with a handicap of 13 or lower. Flight B is for players with a handicap of 14 or more. The league is a 100 percent handicap league. Any man 55 years or older is eligible for membership.

If you are interested in joining our league for next year, please call John Bosco at 516-512-0050 for information. Our league includes an optional match play competition beginning in July and includes recognition of a yearly overall club champion by awarding points throughout the year. There are numerous opportunities for cash prizes for individual achievement utilizing your handicap in every tournament. In case of inclement weather, call 516-512-0050.

Name Score - Handicap- Net Score -New Handicap-points

Charlie Acerra 39-11-28-10-15

John Agnoli DNP - 25 -5

John Bosco 52-13-39-14-18

Jim Caffrey DNP-13-6

Bruce Danen 40-7-33-6-10

Jim Daugherty DNP -10- 6

John Dilavore 43-17-26-15-12

Bob Evans 35-7-28-5-16

Jim Fitzpatrick 41-10-31-9-8

Warren Gallagher DNP -19-1

Mike Galgano DNP -24-3      

Pete Guerra 40-9-31-10-13

Mike Guerriero  48-12-36-12-10    

George Hatalsky DNP - 17-4      

Charles Hong 34-4-30-4-24  

Ken Hymes DNP - 9-6

Joe Iavaroni DNP-22-13      

Bob Kann DNP - 15-17

Pete Kerr  41-15-26-13-10

Sevald Knudsen DNP -11-3

Pat Lehane  DNP - 10-5

Walter Ludewig  DNP- 23-9

Tony Macaluso  54-22-32-23-16

Dave Malle  33-7-26-7-19

Andrew Malone  DNP -14-5

Ted Marukawa  49-11-37-11-13

Augie Moschitto  DNP -14-1

Jim Murphy  DNP-16-7

Jim O’Brien  43-10-33-10-10            

Tom Parker  DNP -14-6  

Rudy Pekarek  37-9-28-7-16

Walter Pietsch  49-11-37-13-11         

Al Poggioli  48-17-31-17-9

Bob Powers  43-14-29-14-11

Jack Prunty  49-17-32-18-7

Bob Ross  33-9-24-7-12    

George Rottkamp  52-23-29-21-8

Frank Russo  DNP - 21-0               

Joe Sander  DNP - 21-12                           

Kent Schreiber  53-19-34-20-10

Jerry Skaee  40-11-29-11-13

Don Sterling  48-11-37-13-15

Geoff Tripp  47-10-37-11-15

John Valsecchi 42-20-22-17-8

Dom Vissicchio DNP- 15-11

News

Sabina Lotlikar never imagined she’d find herself competing in a pageant. The 19-year-old from Hicksville was more used to spending her time cooking, playing video games and working out than walking in heels in front of hundreds of people. But that all changed this year when Lotlikar decided to compete in the Miss LI pageant, an experience she describes as unforgettable.

“It was so nerve-wracking because I’ve never done anything like this, but I’m so glad I went through it and was dedicated to it. It was amazing,” she says.

When it comes to photography, it’s been a long road for Hicksville’s John Micheals. What started as a hobby in childhood, has now returned as an irreplaceable form of self expression.

“It’s a way of expressing myself. I’m very comfortable with it. It’s a way of expressing myself and being me without any qualifications,” he said.

Micheals’ journey in photography started with snapping pictures with a Kodak as a kid growing up in Queens. As an undergrad at City College of New York, he took art classes and his photography took a back seat as he became an art teacher. When he retired in 1996, he picked up the camera again, taking classes at Nassau Community College and getting his certificate in photography. He dropped photography again when family priorities arose, and got behind the lens again in 2009.  


Sports

Cantiague Park Senior Men’s Golf League had its fourth tournament on Thursday Aug. 7. We had 33 golfers and a record 8 who scored under 40. Low overall score was won by newcomer Ed Hyne with an impressive 33, his second low net in a row. Charlie Acerra scored a solid 35, and won low overall net with a 26; his best score in 4 years.

Competition on the nine-hole course is divided into two divisions. Flight A is for players with a handicap of 13 or lower. Flight B is for players with a handicap of 14 or more. The league is a 100 % handicap league. Any man 55 years or older is eligible for membership. We have many openings for this year, and you can sign up anytime throughout the the season. The league meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m., but the formal tournament dates are only the first and third Thursday of the month through late October. We will have a final luncheon with prizes on our last meeting.

The fields of Kevin Kolm Memorial Park were filled with nearly 200 soccer players on Saturday for the annual ‘Soccer For A Cause’ event. The event was put together by the Mastermind Unit in sponsor of the Michael Magro Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting pediatric patients with cancer and their families.

“The Mastermind Unit is a non-profit organization that was founded by a group of guys who grew up playing soccer together in Hicksville,” said co-founder Bryan Alcantara. “This is our seventh annual  ‘Soccer For A Cause’ event at Memorial Park.”


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