2021 NYSGA Champions, Runner-ups & Complete Results

November 23, 2021

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – 2021 was an exciting return to championship golf in New York State, after a full season of cancellations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYSGA resumed a full tournament schedule this year, including the seventeen NYSGA championship titles.

Thirteen players won their first state titles including James Allen, Chelsea Dantonio, Scott Dean, Anthony Delisanti, Michael Dwyer, Karen Feldman, Emily Gresham, Patricia Mayne, Jacob Olearczyk, Carl Schimenti, Chris Sorci, Michael Stopera and Julia Zigrossi.

Nine others reclaimed a past title or captured a new one including Mark Battle, Kyra Cox, Kim Kaul, Mary Jo Kelly, Jamie Miller, Dan Russo, Christy Schultz, Kevin Webb, and Lisa Webb.

This year’s schedule was hosted by a group of New York’s top clubs including Brook-Lea Country Club, Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club, Leatherstocking Golf Course, Pinehaven Country Club, Powelton Club, Shaker Ridge Country Club, Schuyler Meadows Club, Seven Oaks Golf Club, and Teugega Country Club.

We’d like to congratulate all the 2021 New York State Amateur champions on their great performances and triumphs this season and recognize them for their outstanding accomplishments:

98th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship
Schuyler Meadows Club, August 10-12
Champion: James Allen, Scarsdale GC*
Runner-up: Ben Reichert, NYSGA eClub – WNY
*First appearance in championship
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37th New York State Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship
Shaker Ridge Country Club, September 24-26
Champion: Carl Schimenti, Cornell University GC*
Runner-up: Chris Blyth, Locust Hill CC
*Won in two-hole playoff
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91st New York State Women’s Amateur Championship
Teugega Country Club, June 28-29
Champion: Kyra Cox, Centennial GC*
Runner-up: Jennifer Rosenberg, Glen Oaks GC
*Third victory since 2015
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12th New York State Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship
Teugega Country Club, June 28-29
Champion: Christy Schultz, Oak Hill CC*
Runner-up: Lauren Cupp, Yahnundasis GC
*Won in a playoff
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79th New York State Boys’ Junior Amateur Championship
Seven Oaks Golf Club, July 27-28
Champion: Anthony Delisanti, Willowbrook GC
Runner-up: Philip Minnehan, Locust Hill CC
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64th New York State Boys’ 14U Junior Amateur Championship
Seven Oaks Golf Club, July 27-28
Champion: Jacob Olearczyk, NYSGA eClub – CNY*
Runner-up: Jackson Saroney, Drumlins CC
*First appearance in NYSGA championship
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58th New York State Girls’ Junior Amateur Championship
Seven Oaks Golf Club, July 27-28
Champion: Julia Zigrossi, Ridgemont CC*
Runner-up: Lily Zhang, Park CC
*Wire-to-wire victory
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64th New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Championship
The Powelton Club, August 3-5
Champion: Daniel Russo, Schuyler Meadows Club*
Runner-up: Kevin Vandenberg, Tuscarora GC
*Successfully defended title from 2019
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25th New York State Men’s Super Senior Amateur Championship
The Powelton Club, August 3-5
Champion: Scott Dean, Woodstock GC
Runner-ups: Jim Burns, Canandaigua CC & Bob Cooper, Schenectady Municipal GC
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68th New York State Women’s Senior Amateur Championship
Pinehaven Country Club, August 24-25
Champion: Kim Kaul, East Aurora CC*
Runner-up: Teresa Cleland, Bellevue CC
*Third victory since 2008
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14th New York State Women’s Super Senior Amateur Championship
Pinehaven Country Club, August 24-25
Champion: Mary Jo Kelly, Wolfert’s Roost CC*
Runner-up: Deborah Enders, Links at Erie Village
*First NYSGA win since 1980 Women’s Amateur
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10th New York State Men’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Leatherstocking Golf Course, May 23-24
Champion: Michael Dwyer & Michael Stopera, Edison Club
Runner-ups: Jim Gifford, Mohawk GC & Daniel Russo, Schuyler Meadows Club
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9th New York State Men’s Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Leatherstocking Golf Course, May 23-24
Champions: Mark Battle, Ravenwood GC & Chris Sorci, NYSGA eClub – Rochester*
Runner-ups: Ken Ogden, Oak Hill CC & Wade Sarkis, Canandaigua CC
*Won in a two-hole playoff
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3rd New York State Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club, July 23
Champions: Julia Zigrossi, Ridgemont CC & Emily Gresham, NYSGA eClub – Southern Tier
Runner-ups: Amber Pennington, Wiltwyck GC & Claire Yioulos, Oak Hill CC
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3rd New York State Women’s Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club, July 23
Champions: Karen Feldman, Olde Kinderhook GC & Patricia Mayne, Western Turnpike GC
Runner-ups: Carolyn Mancini & Robin Mead, Binghamton CC
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8th New York State Mixed Team Amateur Championship
Brook-Lea Country Club, June 14
Champions: Chelsea Dantonio & Jamie Miller, Crag Burn GC
Runner-ups: Amber Pennington, Wiltwyck GC & Martin Pennington, MGA eClub - HV
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8th New York State Senior Mixed Team Amateur Championship
Brook-Lea Country Club, June 14
Champions: Lisa & Kevin Webb, Clifton Springs CC*
Runner-ups: Kim Kaul, East Aurora CC & Andrew Melnyk, Tuscarora GC
*Second time winning the championship (2018)
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Thank you to all the host clubs for their continued support of the NYSGA and our events. We’d also like to recognize the 140+ volunteers who dedicate themselves to tirelessly supporting and administering golf in New York each season.