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Fanfare: Local golf news

September 2, 2012
By Journal Sports Staff , The Mining Journal

Frustaglio aces Heritage hole

MARQUETTE - Joe Frustaglio of Columbus, Ohio, aced the par-3 fifth hole on Marquette Golf Club's Heritage course on Saturday morning using a 5-iron on the 169-yard hole.

His second career hole-in-one was witnessed by his father, Vito Frustaglio, and cousin, Mike Frustaglio of Marquette.

Wawonowin match play opens

ISHPEMING - Wawonowin Country Club men's club tournament action got into full swing Saturday with a number of matches held in the championship and senior championshp flights.

In first-round matches of the championship flight, it was Mark Clements over Bob Rans, Ryan Farley over Dean Olson, David Renaldi over Dale Bayer, Rob Carlson over Sam Genord, Scott Saari over Kirk Giotto, Jared Koski over Brandon Fernea, K.C. Saari over Brian Frustaglio, and Tom Farley over Ryan Meyer.

In today's quarterfinals, Clements takes on Ryan Farley, Renaldi vs. Carlson, Scott Saari vs. Koski, and K.C. Saari vs. Tom Farley. The finals will be Monday.

In the senior championship quarterfinals Saturday, Mike Maino defeated Miles Buck, Marty Warner defeated Bob Yohe, Tom Hammar defeated Clyde Nyman and Bob Christian defeated Pete Nault.

Today's semifinals pit Maino vs. Warner and Hammar vs. Christian, with the championship match Monday.

Marquette men vie for club title

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Golf Club opened match play for the men's club championship tournament on Saturday with the defending champion winning but qualifying medalist being eliminated in the championship flight.

In the upper bracket, defending champ Dennis Hruska defeated Dan Nygard, Ben Johnson defeated Dan Viitala, K.C. Bjorne defeated Jim Higgins, and Chad Wester defeated Ed Grimes Jr. In the lower bracket, Bob Luke defeated medalist Aaron Swanson, Kenn Hruska defeated Mike Parks, Mike Devine defeated Austin Hummell, and Mike Marietta defeated Brock Micklow.

Championship flight matches set to begin at 11:40 a.m. today will have Dennis Hruska vs. Johnson, Bjorne vs. Wester, Luke vs. Kenn Hruska, and Devine vs. Marietta.

The championship match is set for 2 p.m. Monday.

 
 

 

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