2022 SDGA Season Review and Awards
2022 Season Recap Todd Dischinger, SDGA President
First of all I'd like to thank all of the clubs that hosted SDGA events/championships this year- your support is much appreciated. A special thank you as well to all of our volunteers who donated their time and effort to the SDGA. What a great summer for golf!
SDGA Awards: Listed below are the Player of the Year award winners.
Jacob Olearczyk Sub-Junior Player of the Year Won the NYS Boys' 14u Junior Championship Won the CNYPGA Jr Tour Championship (Boys 14-15) Qualified for 2023 finals for Drive, Chip and Putt at Augusta National Congratulations Jacob! Gabe Williams Junior Player of the Year Won the Junior District Match Play Championship Won the SDGA Junior Classic Won the CNY PGA Jr Open Won the NYS Federation Championship Williamson Cup Team Member Congratulations Gabe! Jack Angelucci Men's Player of the Year Won the Gerry Ashe Memorial 2nd place finish in District Match Play T2 finish in the CNY Open Championship T13 finish in the NYS Amateur Congratulations Jack! Kevin VandenBerg Senior Player of the Year Won the SDGA Senior Stroke Play Won the NYS Senior Amateur Won the Senior Porter Cup Qualified for the USGA Senior Amateur Kevin now has 4 POY Men's titles and 2 Senior POY titles Congratulations Kevin! Todd Dischinger Super Senior Player of the Year Won the AIM Super Senior Championship Won NYS Senior 65-74 Division 2nd place finish in the Audi Memorial Todd has now won 4 POY Men's titles, 1 Senior title and 2 Super Senior POY titles Congratulations Todd!
We would also like to honor all of the 2022 Syracuse District Golf Association champions for their outstanding accomplishments this season:
Syracuse District Best-Ball Championship
Foxfire GC & Shenendoah GC, May 20-21
Winners: Brad Monroe & Kevin Vandenberg
Runners-up: Chris Quilty & Steve Arlukiewicz
Syracuse District Father & Child
Cazenovia Golf Club, June 18
Winners: Joe Petrin & Joe Petrin Jr.
Runners-up: Michael McIntosh & Tim McIntosh
Net Division Winners: Mike Mastroleo & Andrew Sitar
Syracuse District Senior & Super Senior Stroke Play Championship
Cortland Country Club, June 20-21
Winner: Kevin Vandenberg
Runner-up: Thomas Fletcher
Super Senior Winner: Don Van Gorder
Syracuse District Gerry Ashe Memorial
Beaver Meadows Golf Club, June 24-26
Winner: Jack Angelucci
Runner-up: Jim Hirsh
Syracuse District Junior Classic
Sunset Ridge Golf Club, July 5-6
Winner: Gabe Williams
Runner-up: Caleb Decker
Syracuse District Junior Match Play Championship
Drumlins Country Club, July 18-20
Winner: Gabe Williams
Runner-up: Aidan Farmer
Syracuse District Two-Man Scramble
Millstone Golf Club, July 24
Winners: Todd Dischinger & Walt McArdell
Runners-up: Tyrus Kelly & Alex Moesch
Syracuse District Match Play Championship
Lakeshore Yacht & CC, August 4-7
Winner: Joe Petrin Jr.
Runner-Up: Jack Angelucci
Belle Haven Country Club, August 8-9
Representing the SDGA were junior players Jackson Saroney (Drumlins), Caleb
Decker (Seven Oaks), Gabe Williams (Seven Oaks) and Punn Chittaratlert (Drumlins). The
team finished a respectable T-4th.
Syracuse District Mid-Amateur Championship
Seneca Falls CC & Highland Park GC, August 26-27
Winner: Brad Monroe
Runner-up: Brett Cunningham
Syracuse District Senior Best-Ball Championship
Vesper Hills Golf Club, August 29-30
Winners: Otey Marshall & Tim McDermott
Runners-Up: Mark Bednarski & Kevin Sullivan
Super Senior Winners: Randy Young & Don Van Gorder
Syracuse District Senior Interclub
Radisson Greens Golf Club, September 8
Winners: Tuscarora (Otey Marshall, John Sierotnik, Tim McDermott, Thomas Fletcher)
Runners-up: Foxfire (Walt McArdell, Chris Lange, Todd Dischinger, Jose Berrios)
Syracuse District Audi Memorial
Tuscarora Golf Club, September 20-21
Winner: Steve Wall
Runner-up: Todd Dischinger
The Pompey Club, September 29
The SDGA Senior amateurs posted a narrow 15.5 - 14.5 victory over the CNYPGA Seniors.
Onondaga Golf and Country Club, October 2
The annual team event saw the amateurs of the SDGA come out on top with an impressive 34-14 victory over the CNY PGA members, taking back the Mitchell Cup after the CNY PGA came out on top last year.
Syracuse District Interclub
Beaver Meadows Golf Club, October 17
Winners: Beaver Meadows (Steve Burrows, Dave Hanson, Adam Butch, Tim McCall)
Runners-up: Lakeshore (Joe Petrin Jr., Brad Hamilton, Nick Tryniski, Joel Lafortune)
The SDGA would like to thank you all for a great season, we're already looking forward to 2023!