Oktoberfest

The  Oktoberfest Golf Tournament has been a tradition at our club since the very first year we opened, 1999.  It has grown to be the favorite among golfers in the area.  Golfers come from all over the Capital-Saratoga region to play in it. It is a flighted by team handicap.  The format is a 4-Player Scramble. The last few were years were all sell outs at 144 and broke down into 4 divisions.  Two Holes in Ones have been made over the years in Oktoberfest, the latest in 2010 first when the very first shot out on #9 near the Clubhouse and it went in.  That was made by Lee Gladd on 10/10/10.    The first was made by Randy Redwine on 10/7/01. 

 

Oktoberfest is an all-inclusive day starting with a Continental Breakfast, a Registration gift at check in, lunch on the turn and by then it's Noon and the kegs of German and Domestic beers are tapped and soda is out.  The BBQ is quite a spread with steak, chicken, many side dishes of both traditional and German dishes and there's always dessert. 

 

During the BBQ is when we run our Chipping and Putting Contests.  There is something to do for a few hours, and the lines for food are not bad because folks are lined up for the contests too.  There's a raffle that we all love and many winners.    Lots of fun, Lots of prizes it's always a great day.  Come join us!

 

 

 

Oktoberfest 2017

 

On Sunday, October 10th Airway Meadows held their 19th Annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament.  A field of 120 golfers competed in the 4-player scramble on a warm fall day.   Prizes were awarded to the 1st 2 3rd place teams in four flights, the winners of the many on course competitions and a Free Gold Membership for 2018 was given away to the winners of the putting and pitching contests held after the round. 

 

Results:

 

A-Flight

          1st: Steve Wilson, Jim Decker, Don Gabrus, Brain Hewitt (59)

          2nd: Kyle Schultz, Travis Koch, Adam Cahill, Ryan Winters (60)

          3rd: Kathy Jones, Steve Brown, Roger Flynn, Mike Brice (62)

 

B-Flight

          1st: Chris Clark, Chris Lee, Bill Fitch, Shawn Foley (58)

          2nd: Mike Leininger, Jim Peters, Mike Close, Rob Thompson (60)

          3rd: Tom Ellis, Joe Hammer, Rick Bartlett, Ken Reyrauch (61)

 

C-Flight

          1st: Brian Manny, John Batza, John M, Shawn Goggin (61)

          2nd: Don Stewart, Mark Stewart, Brian Stewart, Jeff Adydan (62)

          3rd:  Mike Gulli, Hank Wysocki, Stu Taylor, Eric Weber (64)

 

D-Flight

          1st: Jim Fish, Michael Winters, Dan Roberts, Bill Bartholomew (67)

          2nd: Jeff Pflieger, Russ Pflieger, Bob Kirk, Jared Bohl (70)

          3rd: Frank Caselle, Brian Shaw, Dave Ryan, Rob Zilinski (70)

 

  

 

 

 

On Course Competitions

 

Men s Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Steve Wilson

Women s Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Maryann Jablonowski

Closest to the pin on Hole #3: Dave Usher 2 ft 2 inches

Closest to the pin on Hole #9: John Batza 4 ft  4 inches

Closest to the pin on Hole #11: Don Gabrus 5 ft 1 inches

Closest to the pin on Hole #17: Bill Wagner 5 ft

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #7: Kathy Jones 1 ft 3 inches

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #14: Mike Brice 3 ft 4 inches

 

 

 

 

Pitching Contest Results:

 

One person successfully made the pitch for a 2018 Gold Membership

 

          Membership Winner: Vic Macri

 

         

 

Putting Contest Results:

 

4 people successfully made the putt to get in a playoff for a 2018 Gold Membership

 

          Membership Winner: Mike Leininger

 

          Consolation Prize Winners: Steve Borden, Terry Frasier & Eric Usher

 

         

 

Airway Meadows Golf Club would like to congratulate

all the winners and thank all participants

             

 Low Gross "A" Flight ~ Steve Wilson, Jim Decker,                                        Low Gross "B"-Flight ~ Shawn Foley, ( not shown

                                          Don Gabrus, and Brian Hewitt                                                                    Chris Clark, Chris Lee,  Bill Fitch )

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                 

             

 Low Gross 2nd Place "C" Flight Mark Stewart, Don Stewart,                                           Low Gross "D" Flight ~ Dan Roberts, Jim Fish,                    Brian Stewart, Jeff Adydan (1st place "C" Flight photo not available)                                                  Bill Bartholonew Mike Winters

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                  
                                                                                                            

     

                  Putting Contest Winner for a FREE 2018 GOLD Membership                                                                 Pitching Contest Winner for a FREE 2018 GOLD Membership

  Mile Leininger (center)                                                                                                                                                 Vic Macri                                            

    Consolation Prize Winners:  Steve Borden, Terry Frasier, Eric Usher with Vic Macri  

 

           

The Oktoberfest Feast - Steak, chicken, Sweinenbraten Pork, Brautwurst, Red Cabbage, German potato salad, steamed vegestables, baked beans, plus, plus, plus

 

           

                                 T               The prizes are piling up!                                                                                         Pitching Contest

 
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