Glen Seabury takes first low net

THE WINNERS of the low gross awards at the TSF Golf Tournament were (L to R) Jim Pappas, third; Rob Curley, first; Ellie DePasquale, first ladies and PJ Nelson, second. (Ann Hadley Photo)

THE WINNERS of the low gross awards at the TSF Golf Tournament were (L to R) Jim Pappas, third; Rob Curley, first; Ellie DePasquale, first ladies and PJ Nelson, second. (Ann Hadley Photo)

STONEHAM — The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield, Inc. (TSF of Wakefield) held its annual golf tournament at the Bear Hill Golf Club in Stoneham on Monday, Sept. 15 with Rob Curley shooting a 80 and winning the TSF tournament again (he also won in 2010).

Finishing second with an 82 was PJ Nelson and third with an 83 was Jim Pappas.

After a cool morning, the sun broke through in the afternoon as 64 participants received their greetings and ground rules from Bear Hill Assistant Pro Jeff Wirbal and tournament co-chairmen Tom Merchant and Bob Curran in preparation of the 12:15 p.m. shotgun start.

Pro shop gift certificates and trophies were awarded to the low gross and low net winners. The top three low net winners, determined by the Callaway System, had Glen Seabury first with a 73, second was Bob Curran with a 74 and third was Charlie Hartshorne with a 74.

Prizes were also awarded for the longest drive on 12, closest to the line on 10 and closest to the pin on the four par threes. The longest drive went to Howie Melanson and closest to the line was Jeff Brown. The closest to the pin on the seventh hole was Frank Clerici at 6’, on the 11th hole it was Glen Seabury at 10’ 2”, and on the 16th it was Ellie DePasquale at 14’2”. There was no winner on the second hole.

The TSF is most grateful to the sponsors of this tournament the: Wakefield Co-operative Bank, the Wakefield Daily Item and Flo’s Auto Bath. Volunteers Roberta DiNitto and Jean Hall checked the golfers in and supplied them with a sleeve of Titelist golf balls.

Following the golf, the Bear Hill staff served a delicious buffet dinner including salad, rolls, baked beans, corn on the cob, chicken and steak tips. Carole Curran and Marge O’Leary sold tickets for a special fundraising raffle, which offered more than $1,400 in prizes including many gift certificates and golf equipment.

The TSF of Wakefield appreciates the generosity of the following merchants who made donations to the special raffle: The Savings Bank, Sabatino’s, The Medicine Store, Ristorante Molise, The Farmland, My Brother’s Place, Meletharb’s Ice Cream, Wakefield Bowladrome, McDonough’s Liquors, Ninety-Nine Restaurant of Stoneham, The Italian Kitchen, Suburu of Wakefield, Blue Moon Grill, Subway, Brother’s Deli & Restaurant, Wakefield House of Pizza, Kipo’s Roast Beef, Billy’s Roast Beef & Seafood, Greenwood Wine & Spirits, All City T-Stop, Dino’s Brick Oven Pizzeria, Laurie’s 9:09 Raw Bar and Steakhouse, Greatest Breakfast and Lunch, Lisa’s Family Pizzeria, The Gingerbread Construction Company, The Chuck Wagon Diner, Quick & Clean Car Wash, The Optical House, Bamboo House, Big Jon’s Pizza, North Ave. Diner, Prince Pizzeria & Bar of Saugus, Café Italia, Harrington’s Food & Spirits, Longhorn Steak House, Liberty Bell Roast Beef of Melrose, MG Fitness, Greenwood House of Pizza, Honey Dew Donuts, Hart’s Hardware, Oye’s Restaurant of Reading, Chili’s of Reading, Bertucci’s of Reading, Sun’n Air Golf Center in Danvers, Pedicure & Spa, Melrose Wakefield Florist of Melrose,Tom Merchant, Jay Pinette, Jack O’Leary and Jim Scott.

TSF is most grateful for the support of the numerous individuals and businesses who sponsored a golf hole. They were: Boardwalk Real Estate Corp.; Boston Advisors, Inc.; Brian McGrail, Attorney at Law; Brownson Insurance Agency; Charles F. Hartshorne & Son Insurance; Christopher J. Barrett Realtors; Committee to Elect Donald Wong; Committee to Elect Paul Brodeur; Eastern Bank; Fahey’s Tire Center, Inc.; Falite Brothers Inc.; Flo’s Auto Bath; Jasper J. Lawson, PHD & Assoc.; John Butler Interests; John F. Foley Jr. Attorney at Law; John J. McCarthy Jr. CPA & Attorney at Law; Joseph A. Curley Insurance Agency; McDonald Funeral Home; Mel & Sons Oil Sales, Inc.; Middlesex Gases & Technologies; Plumb Rite; Simeola & Simeola, P.C.; The Savings Bank; The Skulley Family; Total Print Solutions; Vito’s Tailor Shop; Wakefield Co-operative Bank; Wakefield Insurance Agency, and Wakefield Investments, Inc.

The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield was founded in 1960. Its purpose is to provide financial assistance to needy residents of Wakefield in their full time pursuit of higher education. For further information, please call the TSF office at 781-245-4890 or at