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June 30, 2013

Sports Shorts: June 30, 2013


The winning team took home the NYSEF Open Cup and drew first choice from the prize table.


1st Place Lowest Net Team and winner of the NYSEF Open Trophy: Bob King, Arthur Lussi, Jon Rutnik and Peter Sennett

Longest drive: Gold- Ed Gibbs; Blue- Max Brady; White- Chip Clark; Green- Cristi Ciccio-Kloc

Closest to the Pin: Gold- Bill Hurley; Blue- John Rosenthal; White- Pete Torrance; Green- Cristi Ciccio-Kloc

Michelob Golf Classic set for July 21

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Distributing will host the Michelob Golf Classic July 21 at Bluff Point Golf Resort. The Michelob is believed to be the longest-running local golf event, dating back more than 40 years.

The event will be individual medal play, and players will be flighted according to their handicaps. There will be three or four flights, based on entries. Participants age 65 and older may play from the gold tees, assuming they have an established handicap from the golds. Players are encouraged to enter as foursomes, but individuals will be accepted and paired up. There will be gross and net prizes in each flight as well as an optional skins game.

The cost is $30 for members and $60 for non-members. Space is limited, and players are encouraged to sign up early. To sign up, contact Casey at or 572-7479.

Adirondack Fly Fishing Festival July 13

KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer will host the First-Annual Adirondack Fly Fishing Festival on July 13. This festival will give anglers of all abilities the chance to hone their skills and demo new equipment. Free ECHO rod demos, free casting clinics led by local guide Ken Kalil, and local fly tier demonstrations will take place at The Mountaineer from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No registration is required for the free demos and clinics.

Those looking for more in-depth instruction can register for the all-day Fly Fishing School led by local guide and Federation of Fly Fishers Casting Instructor Stan Oliva. Half of the day will be spent in the classroom, and half will be spent outside practicing casting techniques. Pre-registration is required, and the price is $100. More information is available at

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