Press-Republican

June 19, 2013

Sports Shorts: June 19, 2013


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---- — Date set for Mark Rabin Golf Tournament

PLATTSBURGH —The 9th Annual Mark Rabin Memorial Golf Tournament, organized by the SUNY Plattsburgh School of Business and Economics, will be held July 24 at the Westport Country Club.

The tournament features a four-person scramble with a maximum of 144 players, and it is open to the public.

School of Business and Economics students and graduates are especially invited to play in the event. All proceeds from the tournament will go to the Plattsburgh College Foundation and the Mark Rabin Memorial Scholarship in Marketing, which was established with the proceeds from the previous eight tournaments.

The registration fee is $49.99, which includes 18 holes of golf, cart, unusual hats and prizes for everyone, and a BBQ three-course dinner.

There will also be a $5,000 hole-in-one prize as well as the famous 35-foot Sledgehammer Putting Contest. Mulligan tickets and 50/50 raffle tickets will also be available for sale.

The putting contest will begin at 10 a.m., the shotgun tournament will begin at 12:30 p.m. and dinner and awards will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Special prizes will be given to the top female and male for longest drive, shortest drive, closest to the pin, longest putt and Rookie of the Year.

Visit MarkRabinGolfTourney.googlepages.com for information about this year’s tournament and registration form. For more information about sponsorships or to receive a registration form, contact tournament director Nancy Church at 564-4169 or nancy.church@plattsburgh.edu.

Registration forms and fees must be received by July 16; they can be mailed to Nancy Church at SUNY Plattsburgh, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh 12901.

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Evens registershole-in-one

WILLSBORO — On Father’s Day, Dale Evens recorded a hole-in-one on the 18th hole at the Willsboro Golf Club.

Evens used a nine iron on the 154-yard hole. Witnesses were Doug Evens and Bill Eisenhardt.

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Adirondack Cycling Team welcomes riders

PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack Cycling Team (ACT) is welcoming road bike riders in the greater Plattsburgh area to join for the 2013 biking season.

ACT is a bicycling club that normally holds group rides on Monday evenings (women only), Wednesday evenings, Friday evenings (learning to group ride) and Sunday mornings.

There are typically three groups: beginners, intermediate and advanced rides within the Wednesday and Sunday rides.

There is a no-drop policy for beginners.

Yearly membership is $15 for individuals and $20 for families. Rides can be viewed and reserved at http://www.adirondackcyclingteam.com.

If potential participants would like to try a ride before they join the club, riders can pedal as a non-member.

ACT is looking for members who enjoy exercise and meeting other local riders. A road bike is recommended and helmets are required.

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Crab Island Golf Tournament July 20

PLATTSBURGH — The 9th-Annual Crab Island Golf Tournament will be held July 20 at the Barracks Golf Course.

All entries must be paid in full by June 20. There is a waiting list. For more information, call Post 1619 at 561-8706.

Peru Big Blue Hoop Camp accepting walk-in registration