Fotis, Thorpe, Moss Win Heritage Challenge

CHAUTAUQUA – The Sandee’s Bakery team comprised of Dave Foti, Rob Foti, Mark Thorpe and Charlie Moss shot a 112 net to win the 12th annual Heritage Golf Challenge at the Chautauqua Golf Club.

Dale Willink, Craig Breter, David Garey and Ron Davidson of Maplevale Farms were second with a 114.

Dave Pihl, Jay Beers, Scott Robbins and Andy Proctor of DFT Communications took third by matching cards with Bill Farr, Kevin Murphy, Justin Reid and Craig Rineford of Bonadio & Co, LLP after both squads shot a 115.

Frank Giambrone, Bob Palmer, Craig Merchant and Robin Costanzo of AVI Foodsystems Inc. delivered 118 for fifth place.

Robert Minicucci, Todd Anderson, Bill Carroll Sr. and Bill Carroll Jr. of Health System Services were sixth with a 121.

Bill Carroll Jr. of Health System Services won the putting challenge while Dave Foti of Sandee’s was closest to the line on No. 1.

Costanzo of AVF Foodsystems Inc. was closest to the pin on No. 8, Todd Anderson of Health System Services closest to the pin on No. 12 and Moss of Sandee’s Bakery closest to the pin on No. 15.

John Tanner of The Post-Journal had the longest drive for the men on No. 17 and Tina Ballin of Optum the longest drive for the women on the same hole.

This year Heritage Golf Challenge raised more than $18,000 through corporate sponsorships and player fees.

The proceeds for this event will be used toward the purchase of a handicapped-accessible van for the residents of Heritage Village Retirement Campus in Gerry.

Since 2001, the annual event has raised close to $250,000 to support the resident of the Heritage Ministries, which is a non-profit, human service organization serving the Chautauqua County region with over 800 employees.