Greater Cleveland Skins Game: Week 6 Results


Greater Cleveland Skins Game

Greater Cleveland Skins GameA field of just eight players found an opening between rain storms Thursday at Chardon Lakes to complete Week 6 of the 2009 Greater Cleveland Skins Game.

John Niedzialek of Concord, last year’s season-long runner-up, took both pin shots and won a skin on the 200-yard par-3 14th hole by draining his 10 foot putt for birdie. Niedzialek took home $148 on the night and moves up to fourth place in the chase for the Thompson Cup.

Eddie Neer continued his strong play, capturing the other skin on the par-5 17th hole. Skins were worth $92 each and pin shots paid $28 each.

Next week, the Greater Cleveland Skins Game moves to Pleasant Hills near Chardon starting at 4:30 pm where the greens are always in nice shape and the birdies should be flying.

Players are reminded that the top 5 on the leaderboard at mid-season will qualify for this year’s Greater Cleveland Amateur Championship, to be held at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course in Brecksville in August.

Also, one of Ohio’s best paying one-day events for amateurs, The Greater Cleveland Shoot-Out, again will be held on Labor Day this year. Remember, players must participate in five or more Thursday events to be eligible to enter, or be a past Champion and play in 3 or more Thursday events.

GREATER CLEVELAND SKINS GAME LEADERBOARD: WEEK 6

Player NameTotal Skins Skins $ PinsPins $
Steve Blackburn Jr.$456.502$295.503$161.00
Eddie Neer$415.502$391.001$24.50
Joe Tasca$313.502$261.001$52.50
John Niedzialek$211.001$92.003$119.00
George Martin$210.001$157.501$52.50
Allen Freeman$207.002$207.00 
Rob Schustrich$138.001$138.00 
Dave Sotka$138.001$138.00 
Paul Kish$103.501$103.50 
Mike Angie$63.00 1$63.00
Josh Krause$63.00 1$63.00
Russ Rybka$45.50 1$45.50
Mark Foss$24.50 1$24.50
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