The 2017 Oswego Country Club Stableford Tournament, an annual fall event took place on Saturday, October 7 at the Club. The open event attracted 11 teams in the Championship Flight and 16 teams in the First Flight. The Stableford format allows predetermined points for better ball scores within each 2-man team. Eagles get 5 points, Birdies-3 points, Pars-1 point, Bogies-0 and Double bogies or more-minus 1 point.
The Team of Marc Ciappa and Mike Palmitesso Jr. took the Championship Flight with a score of 25 points shooting a birdie 2 on the Par 3 finishing hole to outlast Jim Checkovich and Chris Garvey by 3 points. Don Ciciarelli and Dave Johnson finished first in the First Flight with a total of 20 points. They won with a tiebreaker over the team of Jack Conners and Tony Dimartino who also had 20 points.
The course was in excellent condition even after a night and morning rain due to the diligence of course Superintendent Scott Peters and his crew. Head PGA Professional Michelle Murphy ran the tournament and food was provided by Chris Carpenter and his able staff.
Championship Flight First Flight
1st Marc Ciappa/Mike Palmitesso Jr.-25 1st Don Ciciarelli/Dave Johnson-20*
2nd Jim Checkovich/Chris Garvey-22 2nd Jack Conners/Tony Dimartino-20
3rd Tom Roman/Joe Babcock-21* 3rd Perry Noun/Merrill Gilliland-17*
4th John Zampereti/Brad Myatt-21 4th Bill Farden/Zack Farden-17
*Won with tiebreaker