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Ashley Machine takes over Industrial lead

Fasciana-Benfante win Emanon Ryder Cup Tourney

On the heels of a slim 2-1 victory, Ashley Machine took control of the league lead over Stevens Financial.

John Mulhern led the winners with a 1-over par 35 as Joe Graham and Alex Brogna contributed 37s. Rick Mazar fired the evening’s low round of 1-under 33 and Mark (UPS) Kolmansperger shot a 36 to pace Stevens.

O’Connor Plumbing kept pace with the leaders by splitting their match with Selenski Insurance. Bob Lampman led the way with a 38 and John O’Connor carded a 39. Jim Breck shot 40 and Tom Jorda 42 for Selenski’s.

PJ Adonizio Funeral Home broke out of their slump with a 3-0 win over AS Powers and Sons thanks to Marty Pleban’s 35 and Jack Linskey’s 38. Brian Rinker shot a 40 and Chuck Ferrara a 41 for Powers.

In the evening’s final match, Hoffman Electric defeated Red Mill 2-1. Former Wyoming Area and current University of Scranton golfer, Jamie Bresnahan, shot 36 and Sean Fortney shot 38 for the winners. Mike Lazevnick fired even par 34 and John Zelonis a 36 for the Mill.

Emanon Ryder Cup

Emanon Country Club held its annual Ryder Cup Tournament on Sunday May 22 with a total of 40 two-man teams participated in this year’s event. The team of Guy Fasciana and Len Benfante shot a 5-under par score of 65 to edge Rick Mazar and Harry Stevens by one stroke.

The results are as follows:

Championship Flight

1-Fasciana - Benfante…65

2-Mazar - Stevens…66

3-Biglin - O’Brian…69

4-Kromko - Tedlock…69

First Flight

1Lampman-Kolmensberger…72

2-McCracken - Parulis…72

3-Gilbride - Boylan…74

4-Hughes - Coleman…74

Second Flight

1-Begliomini - Pisano…77

2-O’Connor - Mayer…77

3-Bryan - Farrell…77

4-JZezza - DZezza…77

Founders Day Tourney set

The Emanon Country Club Founders Day three-day Tournament will be held June 10-12. Members can sign up in the pro shop for this Member-Guest or Member-Member Tournament. For more info on this tournament call the pro shop at 388-6112.

WA football alumni tourney slated

The annual Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association Golf Tournament is set for Four Seasons Golf Club on July 30 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $75 per person and included cart, green fees, beverages and food. Hole sponsorships are available for $100. All proceeds benefit the Warriors football program and the Rind of Pride-Al Ciampi Scholarship.

Players or foursomes must register by July 6.

For more info, contact Lou Ciampi Jr., at 654-4040 or lou2@independentgraphics.com

Cashmere Golf Tourney set

The Brian Cashmere Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop on June 4. All proceeds from the tournament are donated to a scholarship in Brian Cashmere’s name, which is given annually to a senior from Pittston Area High School to assist in their college tuition.

The entry fee is $100 per person which includes cart, green fee, and dinner provided afterwards at Blue Ridge, as well as entry into several prize giveaways. The format will be captain and crew, and there will be a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.

Anyone wishing to sponsor a hole can do so for a minimum donation of $100. The Golf Tournament Committee will also be accepting gift certificates or other prizes from any local business interested in donating. All donors will be listed on the golf tournament flyer to be handed out that day to all golfers, as well as subsequent newspaper write ups.

This year will be the first year that the Brian Cashmere Scholarship will be awarded, and the award will be given to the recipient during the dinner after the tournament. Anyone interested in playing in the tournament, sponsoring a hole, or donating to the scholarship fund, please call Scott 570-466-2627 or Tim 215-298-4495 for more details.

PA Hoop Boosters golf tourney set

On June 4, the Pittston Area Basketball Booster Club will host a captain-and-crew golf tournament at Four Seasons Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shot gun start.

Fee for the tournament will be $65 a person which will include cart, green fee and old fashioned cook out at Four Seasons after golf. To sponsor a hole for $50 or to register a team for the tournament call Carl at 883-7220 or 954-3067. Deadline to register is June 1.

Pittston Kiwanis/YMCA golf tournament set for June 17

Pittston Kiwanis Club’s 26th annual golf tournament will be held Friday, June 17 at Emanon Country Club in Falls with tee off at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $75 per player and includes light lunch, buffet dinner, beverages, golf, cart, and prizes. Single players as well as foursomes are welcome. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

The tournament benefits the Greater Pittston YMCA and Kiwanis projects. For registration or sponsorship contact Sal Bernardi, 820-8459; Don Shearer, 654-5063 or Ron Faust, 814-7157.

Kids Helping Kids at Emanon

The second annual "Kids Helping Kids" golf outing at the Emanon County Club will take place on June 20 from 5-7 p.m. All proceeds go to benefiting SAFE (Serving Autistic Families Everywhere). The Emanon closes will be coursed during this time to serve the benefit.

Each participating child will receive a medal and gift donated by Stevens Financial. Other contributors are Gertrude Hawks Candies and Tunkhannock Kiwanis. Notable volunteers on hand will include Tunkhannock High School Golf Coach Andy Neely and PIAA State Golf Champion Brandon Matthews from Pittston Area.

Food preparation will be handled by Tim Kohl, chef at Emanon Country Club. The top four holes will be utilized fornon-golfing children to chip and putt and ride in a golf cart. There is also a 9-hole captain and mate format for children 14 and younger who do play golf.

A pizza party along with music and games follows the event. Registration is required by calling the Petrucci’s at Modern Market (654-7031),Amy Wagner at Emanon (388-4013) or Kelli Lyons-Stevens (587-1230).

Tee Time for Kiel

The Friends of Kiel Eigen are sponsoring the Third Annual Tee Time for Kiel Golf Tournament on June 4 at Sand Springs Golf Club. The Tournament is Captain and Crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $100 per player and includes golf fees, lunch, dinner and a snack and drink at the turn. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and range time scheduled for 12 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in each flight.

Teams will be accepted on a first-come basis. All fees must accompany registration. Hole Sponsors are also welcome at $100 per hole.

For more info or to register contact Adam Barsigian at 561-5822, J Argonish at 862-3566, Corey Palma at 861-4743 or Ian Nemetz at 267-6802.

All proceeds go to the Kiel Eigen Fund.

Little Sisters sets Golf Tourney

The Little Sisters of the Poor, Scranton, will honor local funeral director Vince Vanston at their fifth annual golf tournament Saturday, June 11 at the Scranton Municipal Golf Course, Lake Ariel. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. and have a captain and crew format. The cost per golfer is $100 which includes green fees, use of a cart, a golf shirt, and dinner at the course clubhouse following the tournament.

Several types of sponsorships, which are great advertising vehicles, are available including hole signs for $100 and corporate sponsorships for $500. The Little Sisters are also offering a special $500 golf package which includes golfing for four people, use of golf carts, dinner, golf shirts, and a hole sign. There will also be numerous raffles of the Sisters’ famous gift baskets throughout the day.

For information or to register, please contact Jackie Galvin, director of development/communications at Holy Family Residence, at (570) 343-4065 or scdevelopment@littlesistersofthepoor.org by June 1. All proceeds will benefit the Sisters in their mission of caring for the elderly poor with dignity and respect.

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