LUDLOW -- With one week remaining in Okemo Valley Golf Club's Men's League, the chase for the Commissioner's Cup became more competitive Aug. 5. Stryhas Builders, who entered the night in fifth position, socked the fourth place UBS squad, as super-sub Stew Schmidt won 7.5 holes, and Ted Stryhas, PJ Garvey and Charlie Howard combined to win another 14.5 for 22 holes won total - taking first place for the night. The fourth-place Diamond Realty walloped the third-place Willie Dunn's team, as Diamonds' Roger Danyew, Bob Higgins, Larry Plumb and Herb Eddy combined to win 20 holes.

The big news for the night was second-place Built Rite MFG. thumping first-place EVS Metal, as Pat McLaughlin, John Smith, Jim Poissant and Francis Devine combined to win 20 holes - providing a renewed chance for catching EVS Metal in the double-point scramble finale. Closest to the pin winners were Charlie Dickerman on the 4th hole and Doug Lemire on the 8th hole.

Weekly Results:

1st Stryhas Builders 22 holes won/15 points

2nd Diamond Realty 20 holes won/13 points

3rd Built Rite MFG. 20 holes won/11 points

4th Green Mountain Appraisals 19.5 holes won/10 points

5th M&M Excavating 18.5 holes won/9 points

6th ID3 Designs 18 holes won/8 points

7th Honey Dew Man 17.


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5 holes won/7 points

8th EVS Metal 16 holes won/6 points

9th Willie Dunn's 16 holes won/5 points

10th UBS Rutland 14 holes won/4 points

Season Standings:

1st EVS Metal 141 points

2nd Built Rite MFG. 123 points

3rd Diamond Realty 122 points

4th Stryhas Builders 121 points

5th Willie Dunn's 115 points

6th UBS Rutland 113 points

7th ID3 Designs 109 points

8th Green Mountain Appraisals 107 points

9th M&M Excavating 101 points

10th Honey Dew Man 91 points

Okemo Valley Golf Club is Vermont's first heathland-style golf course and was designed according to the traditions of the game. The golf club features a full-service clubhouse, indoor practice facility, 18-acre state-of-the-art outdoor training center, fully stocked pro shop and fleet of electric carts. The layout is a par 70 that measures 6,400 yards in length and features bent grass greens, tees and fairways with multiple tee areas on each hole, ensuring playability and challenge for all ability levels. Rolling hills, moderate elevation changes and wide fairways with well-placed hazards enhance the heathland layout. For more information, call 802-228-1396 or visit okemo.com.