Skip Wright teamed with Bill Watson to start the Ogdensburg City Golf Championship at the St. Lawrence State Park course in 1988.
Watson won the first title and 21 years later Wright won his first tournament championship. In 2009, Chuck Ladouceur directed the tournament until this year when last years champion Nate Osgood has stepped into the directors role for this years event which scheduled for Aug. 24-26 ..
The tournament will utilize a three-day format for the fourth straight year so that golfers can play their first round on either Friday or Saturday. The flags will be kept in the same positions on Friday and Saturday.
The tournament will offer three flights: Championship, A Flight and B Flight and golfers may play their first round with any other players in the tournament.
The Sunday pairings will be determined by the first round scores and the Sunday pairings will be listed in the August 26 edition of the Advance News and will also be available early in the morning on the newspapers website www.ogd.com
The cost of the tournament is $15 plus green fees and cart fees if golfers choose to rent a cart. For more information, call Nate at 276-0029.
CITY GOLF CHAMPIONS
1988 - Bill Watson, 1989 - Chuck Ladouceur, 1990 - Chuck Ladouceur, 1991 - Steve Dodds, 1992 - Ted Ebberts Jr., 1993 - Chuck Ladouceur, 1994 - Ted Ebberts Jr., 1995 - Ted Ebberts Jr., 1996 - Mike Lynch, 1997 - Bill Reed, 1998 - Mike Lynch, 1999 - Mike Lynch, 2000 - Chuck Ladouceur, 2001 - Mike Lynch, 2002 - Chuck Ladouceur, 2003 - Derek VanHouse, 2004 -Justin Dishaw, 2005 - Andy Duvall, 2006 - Andy Duvall, 2007 - Chuck Ladouceur, 2008 - Dick Wilson, 2009 - Skip Wright. 2010 Chris Fraser, 2011 Nate Osgood.