A team of Fulton area businessmen won the 2008 and 14th annual Seaway Trail Vincent J. Dee, Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament. The team of Phil Howell (Captain) and Chris, Lawson, Dan Sova and Dwayne Walts won the event with a score of 56 and the highest number of handicap holes. The second place team with a score of 56 was from Sackets Harbor and included Captain Tomm Maxon, Andrew Marks, Robert Narrigan & Mark Maxon.
The third place team with a score of 57 and the highest number of handicap holes was the Clayton area team of Captain Matt Taylor, Chris Matthews, Joe Natali & George Pough.
The ladiesÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ first place team was the Alexandria Bay foursome of Captain Amy Fitzsimmons, Lynn Dobbins, Jennifer Sweet and Mary Lou Williams. Fitzsimmons also had the LadiesÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ Longest Drive; Sweet took LadiesÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ Closest to the Pin honors.
MenÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Closest to the Pin winner was Kevin Resch.
Nineteen teams competed in the event named in memory of the Seaway Trail founder and visionary Dr. Vincent J. Dee, Sr.
The C-Way Golf Club in Clayton hosted the tournament that benefits the Seaway Trail Foundation in Sackets Harbor, NY. More than 300 prizes for the golfers, a raffle and silent auction were donated by members of Seaway Trail, Inc., the not-for-profit organization that promotes travel along the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Niagara River and Lake Erie shoreline. This is the Seaway TrailÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s 30th year as a New York State Scenic Byway. The 518-mile route was federally designated as one of AmericaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Byways in 1996.