Willsboro The Willsboro Golf Club recently held a pair of events at the nine-hole course, with winners being named in each event:
On July 7, the club hosted the Ellie Campbell Golf Tournament to benefit the Paine Memorial Library in Willsboro.
The event is named for the late Ellie Campbell who, as a member of the Golf Club, began the tournament many years ago. Campbell and her husband Dwight, who was the pro at WGC, spent many years during the summer season at Willsboro,
Many local merchants donated prizes for the event. Ann Choate served as chair with assistant from many friends and supporters of the library. Lynn Gepper and Gert Grady provided refreshments for the participants.
In the Women’s division, the first place team included Renee Lewis, Alice LeClerc, Maureen Perry and Etta Moredock; second place winners were Mona Cross, Arlene Davis, Jane Jaquish, and Kristin Morgenstern.
In the mixed division, first place went to the team of S. Chzmyine, Darwich and Bezio. The team of M. Drily, A. Kobek, and M. Taptole, placed second.
The winners of the men’s division were the team of T. Smith, Ron Bruno and Roger Jaquish. G. and B. King won second place honors. Third place went to Mike, Eric, and Pat McCauliffe with B. Jaquish.
Special Awards were won by Rick Cross and Claire Stilwell (closest to the line), Kristin Morgenstern and Eric Arnold (longest drive), along with Arnold and Etta Moredock (closest to the pin).
On July 12, the Willsboro Women’s Golf Association participated in the nationwide golf event, Rally for a Cure.
For the fifth year, Alice Leclerc served as chair of the golf tournament. All proceeds were contributed to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The foundation supports education on the importance of early detection and research to cure breast cancer.
Arlene Davis, a member of the Willsboro Women’s Association, won a putter for the closest to the pin on the second hole.