SDGA Wins 35th Sovik Cup Matches 20 to 10
The team of amateurs representing the Syracuse District Golf Association defeated the professionals from the Central New York PGA Section, 20-10, at the 35th annual Sovik Cup hosted at Tuscarora Golf Club on September 30.
The SDGA team included members Kevin Vandenberg (Tuscarora GC), Tom Fletcher (Tuscarora GC), Michael Naton (Tuscarora GC), Walt McArdell (Foxfire GC), John Harrington (Tuscarora GC), Jack Weinerth (Highland Park GC), Todd Dischinger (Foxfire GC), Randy Young (Bellevue CC), Tom Christian (Oswego CC), Greg Bilyeu (Beaver Meadows GC), Stew McGough (Bellevue CC), and Dave Smith (Skenendoah GC).
Representing the CNY PGA this year were Eric Manning (Elm Tree GC), Alan Savage (Turning Stone), Mel Baum (Hill N Dale), Rob Phelps (Vesper Hills), Tony Saraceno (Genegantslet GC), Joe Tesori (Pompey Club), Bruce Martins (Elm Tree GC), Stan Gorman (Pompey Club), Robert Todd (Turning Stone), Bob Fuller (Life Member), Scott Webster (Tuscarora) and Stan Lisk (Life Member).
The Sovik Cup is in honor of Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Famer Larry Sovik, who won six Syracuse District Amateur Championships in his career.