OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego Country Club held its annual Summer Scramble this past June 30, with a record number of participants and a record score, according to tournament director Ed Fayette.
Twenty-six teams (104 golfers) participated in the captain-n-crew format, and the winning team was led by Chris Carpenter.
His team shot a record 15 under par or 56, and included: Carpenter, Christian Morgia, David Blask, and Matt Thompson.
Joe BabcockÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s team took second place with a 14 under, par 57, and third place was Shane StepienÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s team with a 14 under par. 57.
BabcockÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s team won the tiebreaker.
Tom Roman Jr., Gary Pace, and Bill Farden were closest to the pin winners, with Dan Rose recording the longest drive on hole #9.
The event also officially took on corporate sponsorship for the next three years with Oswego-based marketing communications firm, Step One Creative.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re very pleased to have Step One Creative sign on as a sponsor of this annual event,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Fayette. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œTheir strong reputation in the community, as well as their assistance with promoting and publicizing the event going forward will help broaden the tournament.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œOur agency is very enthusiastic about partnering with the Summer Scramble,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said Stepien, owner of Step One Creative. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œItÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s truly a great tradition at the Oswego Country Club, and a wonderful opportunity to showcase the wonderful course and facility to guests.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
The tournament format allows for members to invite up to 3 non-members/guests in the four-person captain-n-crew event.
Fayette thanked Oswego Country Club golf professionals Jon Fowler and Will Weimer along with their pro shop staff, Scott Peters and his grounds crew, Chris CarpenterÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s restaurant staff, and tournament sponsor Step One Creative for the successful event.
Established in 1996, Step One Creative, a division of Step One Communications, is a marketing communications firm located at 135 W. First St., that offers full-service advertising design, brand development, public relations, copywriting, media planning/placement, marketing research, and capital campaign development/fundraising to organizations and businesses throughout Central and Upstate New York.
For additional information on Step One Creative, call (315) 342-2554 or visit www.steponecreative.com