OCC HIRES NEW HEAD PRO


The Oswego Country Club announced today that they have hired former LGPA player Michelle Murphy as Head PGA Professional. Murphy, who has been an assistant professional at Turning Stone Resort for nearly four years, will join the OCC Pro Shop staff April 1.

Murphy, a native of Tacoma, Washington, will serve as Head PGA Professional under the direction of Jon Fowler, who will assume the duties of Director of Golf Operations in 2016. Fowler, who has been Head PGA Professional at OCC since 1995, will retire following the 2016 golf season. Murphy becomes just the fourth head pro at OCC since 1950, following in the footsteps of John Lisk, Paul Zurek and Fowler.

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TEAM LIBERTI CRUISES TO DRAFT DAY WIN


The 2016 golf season was officially welcomed with the annual Draft Tournament. Team Liberti, featuring captain Pete Liberti, Jerry Stepien, George Gill and Mark Morgan shot a phenomenal 13-under par (58) in the Captain and Crew format to win the event by 3 shots. Team Dorsey (Dan Dorsey, Jr., Greg Lavery, Dave DeCaire and John Meade shot 60 to finish second.

Three teams finished at 63 with Team Dain (Sean Dain, Tim Stitt, Tom Rollin & Larry Heintz) captured third place thanks to the tie-breaker. Team Van Schaack (Tom Van Schaack, Marque Melita, Ken Cherchio & Dr. Sadhir Guthikonda) finished 4th and Team Farden (Zack Farden, Rich Godden, Mike Cook and Archie Nelson) rounded out the top 5 of the 20 team event.

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DATE TO REMEMBER IN 2016


The Golf Committee has been busy at work on the 2016 OCC Golf Calendar. Here are a few dates to remember:

OCC Men’s & Women’s League Play is in full swing:

June 1 – SWDGA District Event
June 5 – Pro-Member Tournament
June 6 – Oswego Health Event
June 12 – SWDGA Couples Event
June 20 – Oswego-Fulton Chamber Event
June 27 – Summer Scramble
June 28 – SDGA Junior Golf Classic
June 30 – Junior Golf League begins
July 9-10 – Men’s Member-Member
July 11 – United Way Event

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