Republic Bank Golf Challenge was fun for one and all

An overcast day with sporadic rain didn’t dampen the spirits nor impede the play at the 2013 Republic Bank Golf Challenge on Monday, June 24, at Standard Country Club.

The team of Billy Altman, Freddy Garon, Austin Altman and Chip Sobel captured first place in golf. Mark Lewis, John Clark, David Kohn and Ari Schwartz took second, and Lee Benovitz, Mark Hammond, Bruce Miller and Ron Bornstein took third.

In closest to the hole competitions, the honors went to Matt Cardwell on the second hole, Susan Smith on the fourth, Ari Schwartz on the seventh and 12th, Greg Miller on the 9th, Nick Paniccia on the 14th, Patrick Bouldin on the 15th, Carolyn Weaver on the 16th, Gail Pohn on the 17th and Steve Goldberg on the 18th.

Nick Gardener was the victor in the putting contest.

On the tennis courts, first place went to Alison Roemer and Lia Laber. Beth Salamon and Hamilton Thiersch tied for second place with Kristen Shapira and Karen Kohn.

In bridge, first place honors went to Jane Shapiro and Cheryl Klein, and Lois Shapiro and Nancy Abrams took second.

In canasta, Barbara Goldberg and Sarah O’Koon took first place and Sandi Weiss and Shellie Benovitz took second.

Doug Gordon and Doug Roemer co-chaired this event.

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