Golf: Brian Williams, Wealthy Moscowitz take prime honors at Ulster County Senior Males’s Golf Championship

Golf: Brian Williams, Wealthy Moscowitz take prime honors at Ulster County Senior Males’s Golf Championship

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Brian Williams and Wealthy Moscowitz have been the 2 large winners in Thursday’s seventieth annual Ulster County Senior Males’s GolfChampionship at Wiltwyck Golf Membership.
Their histories within the county match are very totally different, nevertheless.
Williams claimed his first total championship in simply his second try. In the meantime, the victory was previous hat for Moscowitz, who added the Tremendous Senior class (age 75 and older) to his resume after profitable the opposite senior divisions over time.
Wealthy Moscowitz together with his trophy after profitable the Tremendous Senior class on the championship. (Rick Remsnyder Picture)A area of 67 golfers survived sweltering temperatures that reached the mid-90s late of their rounds.
Williams, 51, a particular training trainer at Kingston Excessive, posted a 4-over-par 76 from the white tees (6,074 yards) and was topped the general champion. He gained in a match of playing cards over former Ulster County Govt Mike Hein and Andy Occhi, who each had 76s.
Moscowitz, 78, a widely known space orthopedic surgeon, fired a 4-over 76 from the 5,675-yard crimson tees to fend off all challengers within the 75-and-over age group.
Williams, who estimated that he has completed within the prime 20 of the Ulster County Males’s Beginner Golf Championship (The Herdegen) greater than a dozen instances, was elated to win the county senior match.
“It’s a pleasant honor,” Williams mentioned. “It’s an amazing match and it’s an amazing group of fellows to play with. It was a variety of enjoyable.”
Williams had birdies on the fourth, tenth and twelfth holes. Beginning on No. 2 within the shotgun begin, the left-handed Williams completed his spherical with a double bogey on the par-4 first gap.
“I used to be a little bit disenchanted in that,” Williams mentioned. “However total, it was an excellent spherical. I made some putts. I didn’t hit the ball nice, however my quick sport carried me via.”
Over time, Moscowitz has gained age teams in his 50s, 60s and 70s throughout his lengthy and illustrious {golfing} profession. This was his first Tremendous Senior title for the previous membership champion at Wiltwyck. He mentioned the spotlight of his profession within the county senior match got here when he shot a 3-under 69 on the former Rondout Nation Membership in 2011 to match the late Invoice Odeneal’s 69 within the senior occasion, which got here on the par-70 Woodstock Golf Membership in 1978.
“I’ve loved this match as a result of it’s thrilling for lots of those older folks to grasp that they will nonetheless do it,” Moscowitz mentioned. “Sure, it’s a distinct degree. However what makes it nice is you may proceed to golf in a aggressive method all of your life.”
Moscowitz mentioned he hit the ball properly your complete spherical, however he couldn’t capitalize on most of his birdie alternatives. “I solely had one birdie, however all the pieces else was mainly par, par, par,” he mentioned. “Tee to inexperienced I actually performed properly.”
Along with Williams profitable Class C (ages 50-59) low gross with a 76, three-time Herdegen champion Tom O’Brien took low gross in Class B (60-69) with a 9-over 81 from the white tees.
Within the internet competitors, Class A (70 and over) was gained by James Mitchell with a 63, Class B went to John Lowry with a 69 and Occhi took Class C with a 72. Ben Fox of Saugerties Excessive was awarded the senior affiliation’s scholarship for 2022.
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Outcomes for the seventieth annual Ulster County Senior Golf Event at Wiltwyck Golf Membership.
Ulster County Senior Males’s Golf Championship – White TeesBrian Williams 40-36-76Mike Hein 39-37-76Andy Occhi 39-37-76Tom O’Brien 41-40-81Mike Brabham 43-39-82John Lowry 42-40-82Rob Each 40-42-82
Jimmy Demostenes 41-42-83Jim Vermilyea 46-37-83Matt Murphy 46-39-85Keith Rossi 44-42-86Tony Batista 44-44-88Richard Juman 46-44-90Ronald Jones 46-46-92Don Guidi 50-42-92Mike Cahill 48-45-93Declan O’Brien 49-46-95Marc Luksberg 49-46-95Joel Simon 49-48-97Glen Stoutenburg 48-49-97Nick Malvai 47-43-100Al Roberts 49-52-101Jim Baker Sr. 52-50-102John Garcia Sr. 52-52-104Robert Garrett 52-56-108Gary Casal 55-54-109Rich Kelly 55-55-110
Rodger Miller 57-56-113Don Meybohm NCTony Capriotti NCChris Watkins NC

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