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Local golf: Two former champs lead Senior tourney at Chicopee
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Gerry Grogan and Dave Sexton, two former Chicopee Woods Senior Championship winners, both carded an even par 72 in windy conditions Saturday at the Senior Championship at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

Closely following the two leaders are Duane Roberts (73), Dan Arthurs (73), Mike Bennett (74), Leroy Harper and defending champion Walter Hope (75).

Chris England and Stan Thorn are also only 3-shots back from the leaders with a 75.

Other notable scores were Jerry Shell’s 76 in the third flight and Allen Summerville’s 80 in the fourth flight.

The 36-hole event will conclude today with the overall champion winning a reserved parking place at the course for the next year.

Luna’s Tuesday Golf Group

The Luna’s Tuesday Golf Group played this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

First place went to the team of Gene Weschler, Tom Sexton, Royce Deaton and Jerry Johns. Second place went Steve Hill, Cleve Brown, Richard Strickland and Doug Van. Third place went to Sam McGee, Don Smallwood, Gerald Gailey and Ken Chahoy.

Closest to the pin winners were Hill (No. 4, No. 7 Village), Sexton (No. 2 Mill) and Chahoy (No. 5 Mill).

Wednesday Dogfight

A Wednesday Dogfight was held this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

First place went to Roger Stapp, Jerry Horton, Ronnie Crowe and Keith Fitzgerald.

Greg Snowden won individually. Horton finished second, Mike Zeigler finished third, Fitzgerald finished fourth and Ken Lightfoot and Mark Black tied for fifth.

Chattahoochee Men’s Golf Association

The Chattahoochee Men’s Golf Association played a two best ball, net points game Wednesday.

First place went to the team of Don Sorrell, Warren Jahn, Al Pannell and Glynn Rogers.

Second place finished in a tie between the team of Joe Kolesar, Chuck Landergott, Ron Hopley and Tony Denote and the team of Ben Brooks, Stu Virgin, Jim Hesser and Johnny Little. Fourth place went to Bill Adams, Don Wells, Bob Layne and Guy Long. Fifth place finished in a tie between the team of Doug Van, Gary Myers, Eddie Johnson and Lee Bowers and the team of Clary Bartlett, Rob Boetz, Jimmy Johnson and Don Graff.

Closest to the pin winners were Hopley (No. 3), Kolesar (No. 5), Wayne Nelson (No. 12) and Pannell (No. 17).

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