|2008 JR Player of the Year
SDGA awards dinner held at Bellevue CC were Tyler Dattmore and Erik Davis received their POY
awards. Zach Vinal (2000 Boys POY and 2001-2003 Jr POY) is honored with his second SDGA
Mens POY award. Zach is now coaching at Long Beach State. Kevin Roy 2007 Jr POY and 2008
Mens POY runner up now playing at Long Beach State Click SDGA link above go to awards Dinner
for more pictures.
SDGA awards three Four Year Scholarships for 2008
Award winners are Ryan Kelly, ( Tim Metzger Scholarship), Kevin Jackson and Tyler McArdell.
Tyler Dattmore(74) and Erik Davis(74) both medal for our respective teams today at the par 72 Terry
Hills GC in Batavia NY to tie for 3rd place in the Inter-district matches between Buffalo and
Rochester's Junior and Sub Junior teams. With his finish Tyler Dattmore captures the SDGA 2008
Player of the Year honers. Erik Davis is also the 2008 SDGA Boys Player of the Year .
Congratulations to both of the young men on a great season.
I would like to thank everyone who made this season one of our most enjoyable years. Good luck
to all the players with continued success in College and high school golf. I look forward to seeing
you all back next year. Final points for 2008 are on the points page.
Eric Edmunds finishes tied for 10th at the 45th Williamson Cup and earns 80 points to pulls into a
tie with Tyler Dattmore for 2008 Player of the Year. Go to Williamson page for results and pictures
Eric Edmunds finishes tied for 11th at NYSGA stroke play Championships and moves closer to
Tyler Dattmore for 2008 POY. For State results Click NYSGA above and for up to date points go to
Tyler Dattmore, Eric Edmunds ,Jeff Baldetti and John Maurer have earned thier way on the 2008
Williamson Cup Team Which will play 8/11/08. Go to Williamson page above. Points are up to date.
With Eric's win in the District, the Player of the Year is now a race again
7/31/08pm Drumlins East
Eric Edmunds goes Eagle, Bride,Bride,Par to go 4up after 4 on Jeff Baldetti to start the
Championship Final. Jeff worked it back to 1down at the turn but pulled is tee shot on ten into the
Deep gress on the hill left going back to 2 down and ended losing 2&1. Eric was 2007 District Boys
Champion. Eric said he sure likes Match play! For all results & pictures go to District page above
Wow!!! And That's"Match" play were the words being used as the results from todays matches
spread through the club house and grounds of Drumlin CC. #One seated Tyler Dattmore (run a
way Player of the Year and Jr District medalist) upset today by # 16 seated Sean Wildhach 1up in a
morning first round match. Then #1 seated (run away Boys Player of the year and Boys medalist)
Erik Davis defeated by #8 seated Mark Finlay in a second round match this afternoon. Joe Mauro
(New Hart ford high school) and first year player in the SDGA Juniors events will meet teammate
Bobby Jorgensen in tomorrow mornings semi-final match in the Jr A Flight (loser of that match will
caddie in the finals). Joe said"This is the first time I've ever played match play, this is the most fun
I've ever had playing Golf." Results from all of todays matches and tee times for tomorrows
Semi-Finals at Drumlin East CC.
Inter-District date and site will be Thursday 8/21/08 at Terry Hills C.C. In Batavia, NY tee times
start at 8:30am we'll be leaving very early
Tyler Dattmore medals with a 2under par 69 round 1 Qualifier for the 2008 Jr District
Championship played at Dutch Hollow GC. Luke Smith and Tyler McArdell had 2 over 73's. Erik
Davis medaled in the 14 and under with a seven over par 78 Followed by Ryan Conroy's
84. Round two's Tee times and Rd 1 scores
2008 Jr Classic Concluded
Kevin Jackson closes with a 2 over 73(297) to hold off Eric Edmunds 74(299) and win this year's
Jr Classic Championship. Erik Davis captures the Boys Championship (325) Tyler McArdell fires
an even par round of 71 at the beautiful Yahnundasis Golf Club.
I and all the players would like to thank our Four Member courses ( Wanoa GC, CamillusCC,
Foxfire GC, and Yahnundasis GC) and everyone that helped make the 2008 Jr Classic a great
experience. For all results go to Classic page
With only 500 points left to earn the battle for the Interdist & Williamson Cup are heating up. Tyler
Dattmore, Eric Edmunds, and Jeff Baldetti are very close to making the teams. The battle for 4-6 in
both the Jr's and Boy's is very close. Go to points page to check it out.
Skaneatles teammates of Baldetti (74-77-75-226) and Edmunds (72-78-75-225) medal the 3rd
round of the Jr. Classic at the very challenging Foxfire G. C. With 75 each to get within 1 & 2 strokes
of the lead held by Kevin Jackson (73-72-79-224) and Tyler Dattmore (69-76-80-225). Tyler
McArdell (73-81-76-230) had a 76, which moved him within 6 strokes of the lead.
Mark Finlay medaled in the 14 & under with a 82. For all results, click the Classic page above.
Check out the Golf Guide from the Post-Standard if you haven' t been there yet. Click Above
Points For POY JR and Boys plus travel teams are posted on Points page
Kevin Jackson (73-72-145) medals at even par today at the beautiful and challenging Camillus CC
to pull into a tie with Tyler Dattmore (69-76-145) after two rounds of the 72 hole SDGA Jr. Classic.
Erik Davis medals for the 2nd day (74-82-156) in the 14 & under age group to take a 10 stroke lead
over Josh Rothbun (81-85-166). For all the results go to the Classic page.
Tyler Dattmore continues his stellar play shooting a 1under par 69 to take early lead in the
2008 Jr Classic. To see all results click Classic page above.
Tyler Dattmore earns a trip to Ohio to play in the PGA Junior National Championship with rounds of
73-77 150 to win local Qualifier at Links at Sunset Ridge. Click CNYPGA link above to find all
Tomorrow is the deadline for the Jr Classic.
Deadline for the PGA Jr Championships Qualifier (last years Westerfield and the next SDGA Jr
point event) is 6/25/08. Click CNYPGA above to enter. SDGA points are up to date for Player of the
Year. Also get your Scholarship Application in.
State Deadline tomorrow 6/18/08 click NYSGA above for application
Deadline for the Junior and Boys NYSGA Amateur closes on Wed. June 18 @ 5:00pm. For the last
two years the Boys (14 and under) have not had to Qualify because of low entries.
If any of you are getting in practice rounds at the four Classic courses, we will be playing them as
we find them. Wanoa we will play the blue tees. The others we will play 6400-6500 yards.
What a Week
2006 Player of the year Chris Sova ties for 23rd at the NYSPHSAA just missing All-State honors
and has a Medal round 69 @ Seven Oaks in the final round of the P-S Am and finishes seventh.
15 of the final 32 place finishers in the PS-Am are current or past SDGA Jr players
Onondaga County Juniors date set Saturday June 21 Click here for Application
Former Boys Player of the year and Classic Champ David May helps Clemson U to one
stroke lead after second round of the NCAA D-1 Golf Championships
Kevin Roy and Chris Sova Lead Section three into states Tyler Dattmore makes the team
Points are up to date
Good Luck to all at Seven Oaks.
Two former SDGA JR players move on in qualifying for this years USGA Open. Dan McCarthy
shoots a 69 at Bellevue CC last Friday to earn the second of three spots. Mike Stackus earns the
third spot of three at the CC of Rochester with a score of 71. Both players were Williamson Cup
Players check and see how they've grown.
Please only send Top half of application (Playing Standard and Behavioral Code) should be
checked and learned. When you and your parents sigh the application you have accepted the
SDGA Ground rules to play in our events.
Golf season must be just around the corner the SDGA had or spring meeting last night.
Posters and JR applications should be in your Pro Shops in the near future. There was a mistake
on the poster and the Junior application The last round of the Classic will be July 21st not the 25th
Williamson page updated check it out
2008 District Championship will go back to 36 Hole
Qualifier then two matches on July 30 and 31
Final round date for Jr Classic @ Yahnundasis CC will be Monday July 25th
2008 Application is ready please don't send until April 1 2008
2008 Scholarship Applications are ready Click above
I hope everyone had a Merry Xmas And a Happy New Year