Manchester, Conneticut (September 19, 2022) – With plenty of birdies to go around the teams of Jason Longo/Eric Bleile and Dave Jones/Tony Susi captured the titles at the Manchester Country Club Four-Ball One Day Tournament presented by Chris Cote’s Golf Shop.
Longo and Bleile cruised to a victory in the Tettelbach Open Division with a spectacular 12-under 60 that left them three shots clear of the runners-up Bill Regan and Anthony Guerrera (-9).
Fresh off his appearance in the U.S. Mid-Amateur last week Longo was sharp throughout rolling in 10 birdies on his way to a 7-under 65. Longo’s round was highlighted by a run of seven consecutive birdies from Nos. 7-14.
Bleile, who played in the 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur, played a steady round converting two of his three birdies on holes where Longo parred.
Chris Maxwell/Jason Goshdigian were third at 8-under, Ryan Sember/Jamie Sheltman were fourth at 7-under while Keith Salamon/David Kramer placed fifth at 5-under.
In the Siderowf Gross Division the tandem of Dave Jones/Tony Susi carded a 7-under 65 to finish two shots in front of second place finishers Dennis Bongiovanni/Michael Serio (-5). Jones, the winner of five One Day Tournaments this season including three in September, recorded five birdies while Susi contributed one birdie to go along with a number of clutch pars.
Mark Vasington/Joseph Romanelli, Bill Hermanson/Dave Szewczul, and Jeff Dolin/Derek Waddington shared third at 4-under.
The Tettelbach Net Division title was won by Salamon/Kramer at 12-under, John Carrano/Mario Argentino and Dave Leroy/Tom Ieronimo shared third at 10-under with Longo/Bleile finishing fifth at 8-under.
In the Siderowf Net Division Mike Lazzara/Peter Czuchra emerged victorious with a 9-under tally. Rick Clough/Bob Kelley (-6) were second while eight teams shared third at 5-under. The group included Ted and Steve Kieltyka, Bruce Kraczkowsky/Jack Bracken, Jay Nickse/Harold Elston, Mike Kraczkowsky/Henry Wrotniak, Tony and Frank DaSilva, Kevin Pasternack/Dennis Tracey, Jones/Susi, and Bongiovanni/Serio.
Note: The CSGA would like to thank Director of Golf Jordan Gosler and his staff for a great day!
About the Connecticut State Golf Association
The Connecticut State Golf Association functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 60 Championships, Qualifiers, and One Day Tournaments throughout the year.