Braman Cousins Successfully Defend Title, Petrillo/Harris Win Senior Division
ROME, N.Y. – Madison & Nicholas Braman of Shaker Ridge Country Club successfully defended their title by four strokes at the 7th New York State Mixed Team Amateur Championship at Teugega Country Club.
The cousins converted six birdies and an eagle to finish at seven-under 64 finish.
Coming in second was Mikah McDonnell of Locust Hill Country Club & Brent Gadacz of Niagara Falls Country Club at three-under 68.
Finishing in third were Meredith Roefaro of Yahnundasis Golf Club & Luke Hobika of Cavalry Club at 70. Hobika is a past NYS Champion, having won the 1998 & 2015 NYS Men’s Mid-Amateurs.
Winners were also decided for best net score in each division. Sarah & Tom Creath of Corning Country Club came out on top with a net nine-under 62 (79 gross).
In the concurrently played senior division, Traci Petrillo of Penfield Country Club & Stuart Harris of Oak Hill Country Club captured their second NYS Mixed Team title by a stroke and registered the lone round under par in the field.
They carded a one-under 69, which included four birdies. The duo won the 2015 NYS Mixed Team Champion at Skaneateles Country Club.
Tied for second at 70 were defending champions Lisa & Kevin Webb of Mendon Golf Club and Louise-Ann Morin & Todd Jackson of McCann Golf Course.
In third, finished Heidi Harkins of Ballston Spa Country Club & Edward Rakowski of the home course at 72 (+2). Rakowski shot an ace on the 15th hole, a 146-yard par 3.
Nancy Kroll of Pinehaven Country Club also had a hole-in-one on the 12th hole, a 169-yard par 3. Kroll and her partner, David Ehlinger, finished in fourth at five-over 75.
Net winners for the senior division were Patti & Michael McLain, who finished at nine-under 61 (77 gross) to win the honors.