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 2019

 

 

 

On Sunday, October 6th Airway Meadows held their 21st Annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament.  A field of 107 golfers competed in the 4-player scramble on a beautiful fall day.   Prizes were awarded to the 1st – 3rd place teams in three flights, the winners of the many on course competitions and a Free Gold Membership for 2020 was given away to the winner of the putting contest held after the round.   

 

Results: 

 

A-Flight 

1st: Dave Semione, Mike Salvatore, Ed Salvatore, Ken Hall 60 

2nd: Justin Sutherland, Pete Scheeren, Mike Moccia, Ryan Tatlock 61 

  3rd: Rick Risatti, Bill Wagner, Rick Palmer, Eric Murphy 61 

 

B-Flight 

1st: Tom Ellis, Joe Hammer, Rick Bartlett, Jack Ellis 58 

2nd: Chris Clark, Bill Fitch, Mike Devoe, Shawn Foley 60 

3rd: Jamie Cherry, John Everett, John Winnek, Patrick Girard 63

 

C-Flight 

1st: Michael VanNostrand, Ronald West, Brett Delano, Jimmy Cole 64

2nd: Eddie Brown, Cory Seelye Dixon, Chris Cornish, Rick Poltrac 66

3rd:  Ben Farrell, Dave Castle, Paul Jennings, Tom Vandermark  66

 

 

On Course Competitions 

 

Men s Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Mark Gulick 16 inchs

Women s Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Dawn Winchell 14 Feet 9 inchs 

Closest to the pin on Hole #3: Chris Robbins 6 Feet  7inchs 

Closest to the pin on Hole #9: Jack Ellis 4  Feet  9 inchs 

Closest to the pin on Hole #11: Bill Fitch 3  Feet  8 inchs 

Closest to the pin on Hole #17: Jim Cole 12 Feet  2  inchs 

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #2: John Whittaker 4 Feet  6 inchs 

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #14: Kenny Hall 3 Feet 

 

Pitching Contest Results: 

 

2 people successfully made the putt to get in a playoff for a 2020 Gold Membership  

 

Membership Winner: Jake Normandin 

 

Consolation Prize Winner: Steve Bordon 

 

Putting Contest Results: 

 

No one successfully made the pitch for a 2020 Gold Membership 

 

Airway Meadows Golf Club would like to congratulate 

all the winners and thank all participants. 

 

 

 

                                   

                                                "A" Flight 1st Place                                                                                                               A" Flight 2nd Place  

          Dave Semione, Ken Hall, Mike Salvatore, Ed Salvatore (60)                     Justin Sutherland, Pete Scheeren, Mike Moccia, Ryan Tatlock (61) 

 

                                                                                                                                    

                                   

                                C-Flight 3rd Place Winners                                                                                   Consolation Prize Winner Putting Contest               

     Dave Castle, Tom Vandermark, Paul Jennings, Ben Farrell (66)                                                    Steve Bordon                    

 

 

 

                                      

                                          Putting Contest Winner                                                              

                             Jake Normandin for winning the tie-breaker putt off                                                         This is how you stay warm those cold Oktoberfest mornings

             

           Drive out is always fun

                                                                                                                               Jim and Jeff Greene

Oktoberfest 2018

 

On Sunday, October 7th Airway Meadows held their 20th Annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament.  A field of 104 golfers competed in the 4-player scramble on a cool, breezy fall day.   Prizes were awarded to the 1st -  3rd place teams in three flights, the winners of the many on course competitions and a Free Gold Membership for 2019 was given away to the winners of the putting and pitching contests held after the round. 

 

 

Results:

 

 

A-Flight

          1st: Travis Koch, Kyle Schultz, Casey Schultz, Chuck Adcock (56)

          2nd: James Simmons, Wayne Simmons, Tom Skelton, Josh Scranton (59)

          3rd: Brittney Brayman, James Hoge, Ryan Wise, Nick Brayman (65)

 

B-Flight

          1st: Chris Clark, Bill Fitch, Mike Devoe, Shawn Foley (60)

          2nd: Bryan Schermerhorn, Austin Cook, Dan Waldron, Nate Booth (61)

          3rd: Rick Risatti, Rick Palmer, Bill Wagner, Steve Betti (62)

 

C-Flight

          1st: Paul Kindl, Jim Kindl, Patricia Canavan, Bill O’Mara (64)

          2nd: Ben Farrell, Dave Castle, Tom Vandemark, Paul Jennings (64)

          3rd:  Don Stewart, Brian Stewart, Stuart Taylor, Mark Stewart (67)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Course Competitions

 

Men's Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Matt Beecher 11.5 inchs

Women's Straightest Drive on Hole #5: Donna Denue 3ft 3in

Closest to the pin on Hole #3: Dave Johnson 6ft 4in

Closest to the pin on Hole #9: Paul Crocetto 6ft 1in

Closest to the pin on Hole #11: Mike Baldwin 8ft  6in

Closest to the pin on Hole #17: Jim Decker 2ft 10in

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #2: Paul Crocetto 3ft 1in

Closest To the Pin 2nd Shot #14: Loren Bishop 3ft  8in

 

 

 

 

Pitching Contest Results:

 

2 people successfully made the pitch to get in a playoff for a 2019 Gold Membership

         

Membership Winner: Joe Durkee

 

          Consolation Prize Winner: Ed Fero

 

         

 

Putting Contest Results:

 

One person successfully made the putt  for a 2019 Gold Membership

 

          Membership Winner: Stuart Taylor

 

 

         

 

Airway Meadows Golf Club would like to congratulate

all the winners and thank all participants.

 2018 Winners

 

                                  

                  

                                              "A" Flight 1st Place                                                                                                 "B" Flight 1st Place
            Chuck Adcock, Travis Koch, Kyle Schultz, Casey Schultz (56)                                                          Mike Devoe, Chris Clark, Shawn Foley (60)

 

 

"C" Flight 1st Place Winners

Jim Kindl, Paul Kindl, Bill O'Mara, Patricia Canavan (64)

 

                                     

 

                       Pitching Contest Winner Joe Durkee                                                                        Putting Contest Winner Stuart Taylor        

                       Wins 2019 FREE Gold Membership                                                                         Wins 2019 FREE Gold Membership

                  

                                     

 

                                   "A" Flight 2nd Place Winners                                                                             "B" Flight 3rd Place Winners        

       James Simmons, Wayne Simmons, Tom Skelton, Josh Scranton (59)                Rick Palmer, Rick Risatti, Bill Wagner, Steve Betti (62)

          

   

 

"C" Flight 2nd Place Winners

Paul Jennings, Tom Vandemark, Ben Farrell, Dave Castle (64)

 

"B" Flight 2nd Place Winners - (no photo available)
  Bryan Schermerhorn, Austin Cook, Dan Waldron, Nate Booth (61)

 

2017 Winners

 

             

 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

 

           

                                           The prizes are piling up!                                                                                         Pitching Contest

 
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