Sleepy Hollow member John Ervasti is in contention at the 96th Westchester Golf Association Amateur Championship after winning two matches Tuesday at Rockrimmon Country Club. The 60-year-old beat Charles Kerecz of Ardsley 2-up before lunch, then dismissed Erik Jaffe of James Baird in 19 holes.
It’s on the short list of titles John Ervasti has not claimed, but the Sleepy Hollow member is in contention at the 96th Westchester Golf Association Amateur Championship after winning two matches Tuesday at Rockrimmon Country Club
The 60-year-old plays Doug Saidenberg of Metropolis in the quarterfinals
Tuxedo’s Tyler Cline faces Mahopac’s Luke Feehan in another quarterfinal match to keep an eye on Wednesday.
(Photos: Tom D’andrea of Salem Golf Club (top) and Tyler Cline of Tuxedo/Courtesy of the Westchester Golf Association).
96th WGA Amateur Championship
At Rockrimmon Country Club
Round of 32
Tom D’andrea, Salem d. Andre Bolukbas, Mansion Ridge 4 and 2; Tyler Cline, Tuxedo d. John Lauria, Wykagyl 5 and 4; Michael Shine, Minisceongo d. Patrick Mainey, Powelton Club 1-up; Michael Savitt, Century d. Ben Hunter, Sterling Farms 2 and 1; Hamish Gardner, Griff Harris d. Chris Strnad, Knollwood 3 and 2; Erik Jaffe, James Baird d. Germay Medina, Pelham Bay 5 and 4; Pieter Hartong, Stanwich d. Bear Carlson, Bedford 3 and 2; Matthew Minerva Jr., Hudson National d. Ryan Garrity, MGA eClub 3 and 1; Luke Feehan, Mahopac d. Tobin Whitman, Westchester 4 and 3; Philip Mintz, Century d. Justin Ming, Pelham 6 and 4; John Ervasti, Sleepy Hollow d. Charles Kerecz, Ardsley 2-up; Doug Saidenberg, Metropolis d. Jordan Koren, Oak Hills; 4 and 3; Dana Pike, Apawamis d. Geoff Schneider, Rolling Hills 1-up; Matthew Mahlke, McCann d. Johnny Schob, Winged Foot 2-up; Mike Cochrane, MGA eClub d. Patrick Pierson, Minisceongo 1-up; Kyle Munoz, Leewood d. Garry Singer, Stanwich 2 and 1.
Round of 16
D’andrea d. Shine 1-up; Gardner d. Savitt 2 and 1; Cline d. Minerva Jr. 2-up; Feehan d. Hartong 4 and 2; Saidenberg d. Pike 4 and 3; Mahlke d. Mintz 2 and 1; Munoz d. Cochrane 3 and 2; Ervasti d. Jaffe 19 holes.
WGA Senior Amateur
Jon Groveman, Connecticut d. James Romaniello, Shorehaven 2 and 1; Tom Yellin, Stanwich d. John Paul Newport, Minisceongo 7 and 5; Herrol Pryce, Baychester d. Rick Lawrence, Ridgewood 3 and 2; Richard Feldman, Centennial d. Rich Jaffee, Rolling Hills 6 and 5.
WGA Super Senior Amateur
Frank Ciulla, Rye d. Bob Miller, Spook Rock 3 and 2; B. Shawn McLoughlin, Ridgewood d. Peter Friedes, Wykagyl 2-up; Robert Howe, Winged Foot d. Richard Linton, Lake Isle 6 and 5; Bill Dober, Brooklawn d. Bill Sherry, Dutchess by default.