Pratico cruises to win
Paul Pratico fired a bogey-free two-under-par 70 for a two-day total of 138 to capture the Gazette Senior County Amateur Golf Championship by a whopping 10 shots today at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.
Pratico birdied the ninth hole and the 11th hole. It was his second straight victory in the senior division. He won the regular County Amateur five times.
Tony Cristello of Pinehaven Country Club, who started three shots behind Pratico, finished second with a 77-148. Kenny Hall (71-149) and Glenn Stopera (75-149) tied for third.
Paul Pratico 70-138, Tony Cristello 77-148, Kenny Hall 71-149, Glenn Stopera 75-149, Mario Marino 76-150, John Reagan 76-151, Jim Reid 75-152, Mike Carroll 79-153, Andy Bennett 76-153, Dave Billman 77-153, Mike Mina 77-153, Harry Morgan 79-155, Frank DeGraw 78-156, Jeff Barringer 78-156, Dave Sutphen 82-157, Peter Andrikopoulos 79-157, Bill Frutchy 80-158, Jim Follain 81-159, Bill Stuart 83-161, Larry Edwards 85-163, Joe Romeo 88-165, Al Nebolini NC, Pete Davis WD.