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FRIES CAPTURES HIS SECOND MAJOR OF THE 2017 SEASON
August 15, 2017
Coors WNYPGA Section Championship
Cobblestone Creek Country Club, Victor, NY
Tim Fries, PGA Professional at Transit Valley Country Club, shot a two round total 69-76-145 to win the Coors WNYPGA Section Championship a second time after defeating Tom Keenan, PGA Golf Professional at Whispering Woods Golf Club (71-74-145) on the first hole of a sudden victory playoff. Finishing third was Lon Nielsen, Orchard Par, NY with 71-76-147.Tied for fourth were Kirk Stauffer (Pine Acres CC) with 72-76-148 and Chris Zumpano (Oak Hill CC) with 69-79-148. A total of 54 WNYPGA Professionals competed in the 36 hole event.
Presenting the check and the Henry P. Certo Trophy is Joe Certo (right) with Ron Valardo (left), both representing Certo Brothers Distributing, to Tim Fries (center).
The late Henry P. Certo was a friend and Honorary Member of the WNYPGA and his son Joe was honored to present the trophy in his father’s name.