SALAMANCA – Wednesday’s Tour League held its third major of the season, the US Open, at Elkdale Country Club.
Dave Wallace and Ed Tofil tied for the low round with 78s. Wallace was the overall winner after a par on the third hole to capture his first major victory. Josh Hilliker, Wayne Stoughton and Mike Wolfe all finished one shot behind with 79s. Stoughton led the front nine with a 36 and Tofil led the back nine with a 39.
Lenny Leszkowicz was the B Flight winner with a birdie on the third hole in a tie over Jim Ellman Sr., Joe Bifaro and Gary Richardson. Dan Kaszuba and Bob Kujawa won C and D Flights respectively. Bruce’s winner “week” Commissioner Chrabasz’s prize was John Tofil.
Unbound birds were recorded by: A Flight — Stoughton (No. 3), Wallace (No. 4), Seb McAfee (No. 5), Dave Momberger (No. 8), Robert Calph (No. 9), Wolfe ( No. 13) and Hilliker (No. 17); B Flight – Leszkowicz (No. 1), Richardson (No. 3), Dave Franklin (No. 6, 11), Jack Hood (No. 9), Bifaro (No. 16) and Ellman (No. 17); C Flight – Mike Willoughby (No. 1), Kaszuba (No. 2, 6), Gary Haase (No. 4), Pete Pinkoski (No. 5, 7, 14) and Bob Thompson (No. 8, 17); D Flight – Angelo Leone (No. 2), Don Kujawa (No. 3), Tom Sacilowski (No. 5, 6) and Bob Kujawa (No. 10).
Closer to the top were Ron Szach (No. 4), Calph (No. 9), Tom Destro (No. 12) and Wolfe (No. 16). The winners of the Par-3 Contest were Wallace (A Flight — even), Bifaro (B — plus-3), Thompson (C — plus-1) and Bob Kujawa (D — plus-4). The Run winners were Wallace (A), Tony Destro (B), Frank Benamati (C) and Ken Kaus (D).
Major point winners were Wallace and Calph (54 each), Bifaro (45) and Haase (36). Season point leaders: 1. Ed Tofil (249), 2. Franklin (239), 3. Calph (234), 4. Wolfe (227), 5. Stoughton (188), 6. Bifaro (177), 7 .Hilliker (168), 8. Thompson (137), 9. Sacilowski (136), 10. Wallace (131).
This Wednesday, the league will play Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Randolph with a 9:30 a.m. start. To inquire about potential openings, contact 716-785-2291. Golfers are reminded to wear a red shirt for this annual event.