Frishette Low Pro, Mark Thomas Low Am in 2010 Medalist Tour Kickoff Classic at Chippewa

By on May 14, 2010

The Medalist TourEric Frishette tamed a windy Chippewa Golf Club in Doylestown on Friday, firing a 4-under par 67 to win The Medalist Tour’s Kickoff Classic and start the season with back-to-back wins.

Frishette edged out former Cleveland State star Jake Scott by a single shot. The victory  was worth $1,750 for Frishette, pushing his season’s earnings to $2,750.

Scott won $800 for his runner-up finish. Vaughn Snyder earned $600 with his 69 and third-place finish. Dan Rush shot 70 and won $500, while Bob Sowards and Joe Frustaci each matched par 71 and earned $350.

Walt Robertson and Gary Trivisonno were low among the Senior Professionals and won $200 each.

Among the amateurs, Mark Thomas defeated Paul Kish in a playoff to win the Championship Flight. Both golfers finished regulation play at one-over par 72. Each made bogey on the first playoff hole before Thomas sank a 20-foot putt to win on the second hole. Thomas won a $400 in MasterCard gift cards, while Kish earned $300  for their efforts.

Tony Boyd netted a one-over par 72 to win the Senior Division and a $300 gift card. Jim DeOrio finished second and earned $200.

Mark Bruhn shot a net 74 to edge Warren Lyman by one shot to win the First Flight and a $200 gift card.

SKINS: $1,000 in the skin pot. Winners of $250 each were Bob Sowards, Allen Freeman, Ryan Stefanski and Paul Kish.

The Closest-to-Pin prizes went to Chip Knuckley, Tony Boyd, Jim O’Neill and Chris Okeson. Each won $60.

FINAL RESULTS: 2010 Medalist Tour Kickoff Classic at Chippewa

Professionals:
Eric Frishette – 67 ($1,750)
Jake Scott – 68 ($800)
Vaughn Snyder – 69 ($600)
Dan Rush – 70 ($500)
Bob Sowards – 71 ($350)
Joe Frustaci – 71 ($350)
Steven Lee – 72 ($200)
Tim Ailes – 73 ($37.50)
Ryan Stefanski – 73 ($37.50)
Mike Emery – 73 ($37.50)
Boo Blakeman – 73 (37.50)
Walt Robertson – 73 ($37.50)
Gary Trivisonno – 73 (37.50)
Scott Holmes – 74
Chris Robertson – 74
Ryan Brees – 74
Chris Knuckey – 74
Brian Unk – 75
Tony Adcock – 77
Steve Weir – 77
Louis Lapos – 77
Matt Collins – 77
Matt Mabie – 77
Dan Dauk – 78
Darren Vaughen – 79
Joshua King – 79
Oliver Byers – 79
Justine Krotine – 79
Mike Dessecker – 79
Steve Shaw – 79
Mike Hastings – 80
Gary Nowak – 80
Joe Nowak – 85
Russ Papa – 88

Senior Professionals
Gary Trivisonno – 73 ($200)
Walt Robertson – 73 ($200)
Scott Cornell – 74
Steve Shaw – 79
Gary Nowak – 80
Mike Hastings – 80
Joe Nowak – 85
Russ Papa – 88

Amateur Championship Flight
Mark Thomas – 72 ($400)
Paul Kish – 72 ($300)
Matt Heestand – 73 ($200)
Dan Belden – 74 ($100)
Drew Davidson – 75 ($75)
Ryan Cobertson – 75 ($50)
Mike Tepe – 75
Josh Dewees – 75
Carl Albright – 77
Mike Sweany – 77
Dave Snell – 77
Mike Sarap – 77
Chris Plute – 77
Ryan Rao – 78
Mark Ciccerello – 78
Allen Freeman – 79
Mike Armour – 80
Rob Loomis – 80
Brent Whitaker – 83
Chris Okeson – 83
Andrew Donaldson – 83
Mike Hart – 83
Warren Cohen – 88
Robert Coyne – 98
Shorne Mitchell – DQ

Senior Amateurs
Tony Boyd – Net 72 ($300)
Jim DeOrio – Net 78 ($200)
Neal Callen – Net 78 ($100)
Norm Fisher – Net 79
Joe Denk – Net 79
Jim O’Neill – Net 80
Dennis Tidmore – Net 83
Jack Cox – Net 85
Fred Miller – N/C

1st Flight
Mark Bruhn – Net 74 ($200)
Warren Lyman – Net 75
Paul Kray – Net 75
Rick Migal – Net 81
Andrew Mendosa – Net 89

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