LEEDS – It was a busy day Sunday at Springbrook Golf Course. A large number of golfers participated in the 2006 Al’s Italian Open Tournament.

The day started with the dedication of the driving range improvements and Memorial Garden to long-time Golf Professional Al Biondi who passed away in November of 2006. As one Springbrook staffer put it, “His time was spent on the range, sharing his passion and dedication to the game of golf with all those who wanted to learn and improve their game. Although his presence is greatly missed, his wisdom and lessons will live forever.”

Al’s Italian Open involved a 4-person scramble. Following are the results:

Gross: 1. 57, Ray Roy, Dan Parent, Bill Crane, Jeanne Dumont; 2. 59, Pennie Cummings, Ashley Golden, Blake Eldridge, Jim Harrington; 3. 60, Carmen Cohen, Sid Cohen, Fred Warner, Rick Newbauer; 4. tie, 61, Tom Tiner, Judy Corkum, Mike Wing, Ray Convery; and Gary Madore, Peter Poulin, Rick Dosedlo, Mark Curtis; 5. 62, Jeff Mertzel, Joe Mertzel, Ray Brochu, Dick McCrossin.

Net: 1. 53, Eric and Amy LaRoche, Jim and Betsy Fleming; 2. 55, Leo and Michelle Bellemare, Greg and Phyllis Bellemare; 3. 55.2, Scott and Shelley Foster, Pat McHugh, Elaine DelGrasso; 4. 55.6, Rick Carleton, Ray Provencher, Jim Fennessey, Earl St. Hilaire; 5. 55.7, Joe Curato, Gordon Pow, Tom Oliver, Pete Curato.

Long Drive: black tees, Andy Violette; blue tees, George Ames; green tees, Pennie Cummings.

Closest To The Pin: #2, Joe Curato, 8′.5″; Steve Albison, 9’10”; #8, Dani Murphy, 18″; Todd Gifford, 3’9″; #13, Joe Bruno, 6’6″; Todd Gifford, 6’8″; #15, Dick Calcagni, 4’2″; Elaine Calcagni, 6’6″.

The Meadows

LITCHFIELD – Monday Morning Men’s League, Oct. 9: 1. Lou Longtin, 8 points; closest to the pin #15, Jim Tracy.

This league operates each Monday at 8 a.m. New players are welcome. Call 268-3000 for more information.

Tourneys upcoming

Two tournaments are sheduled this weekend on area golf courses.

The second annual Parrot Head Golf Classic for Alzheimer’s is set for Friday and Saturday at the Bethel Inn Resort and Country Club. More information is available online at www.phcofmaine.com, emailing [email protected], or by calling (207) 415-3823.

The Maine Golf Heritage Scramble is slated for Sunday, Oct. 15 at Poland Spring Golf Course. It’ll be a scramble format with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.

For further information contact the Poland Spring Preservation Society at 998-4142. Proceeds are earmarked for the Society.

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