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The South Park Golf Club, founded in 1931 and open to the public, is proud to hold its events and tournaments at the South Park Golf Course located in South Park, a nationally known Frederick Law Olmsted park and arboretum in Buffalo, New York.

Turkey Shoot
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Last Changed
September 21, 2018
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The members of the South Park Golf Club invite you to review our website and find out what it is that has made South Park one of the more popular men's golf clubs in Buffalo, New York for over 80 years. Our members compete in weekly and monthly tournaments on the South Park Golf Course located on the border of South Buffalo and Lackawanna.

The South Park Golf Club, or "SP" as its affectionately known, is a member club of the USGA, the BDGA, and the WNYPLGA. As a member club of each of these organizations all of our members are entitled to play in any tournament or event held by these organizations. While the Club has had its share of worthy champions, including past Buffalo District and WNY Public Links Golf Association Champions, most of our members just enjoy the game of golf and the friendship of our fellow members.

As you will see, the South Park Golf Club is a great place to enjoy the outdoors and one of the most economical golfing bargains in all of Western New York. New members are always welcome, and we invite you to join our Club. Please click on any of the links to the left to find out more about SP.


Gary Masocco, Ken Gawel and Chris Monaco take top honors at the Labor Day Tournament that was highlighted by Masocco making a rare albatross/hole-in-one on the par 4 5th hole.

Top3 scores per class for the tournament can be found HERE

Jim Fredo, Paul Schein, Sr. and Ken Gawel win A, B, and C Scratch Match Play Championships and Fredo wins the George Lesso Match Play Tournament

In what may be a first in the history of the club, the winners of each division of the Club Championship also won the scratch match play championship for the same division when Jim Fredo, Paul Schein, Sr. and Ken Gawel won the A, B and C Class Championships, respectively. Fredo defeated Jason Surdyke for the A Championship, Schein defeated Todd Storrey for the B Crown and Gawel beat club championship runner-up Randy Tesmer for the C trophy.

Fredo became the first member to ever win the club championship, A Class Match Play Crown and the George Lesso Match Play Championship when he defeated Keith Dziak in a close final. Fredo won a total of 9 matched this year in club play, and is definitely the "King" of South Park for 2018.

Jim Fredo wins 2018 Club Championship, Paul Schein, Ken Gawel and Jerry Kuwik win B, C and Senior Championships

The 2018 Club Championship was contested on July 28 and 29 under blustery and dry conditions, and when play was completed 2016 Champion Jim Fredo returned to the winners circle ater shooting rounds of 73 and 69 for a 2 over total of 142. Mark Poloncarz made a spirited attempt on Sunday for his 4th title, but came up short after shooting 75-69. 9 time club champion Sean McNamara finished third after rounds of 76 and 70.

Paul Schein, Sr. won his 2nd "B" Class title after shooting rounds of 80 and 77, which was good enough for a 3 stroke victory over Mike Kuhn (84-76) and Tim Sullivan (80-80).

Ken Gawel played strong golf in "C" Class and came up the victor with rounds of 87 and 82. Randy Tesmer finished 2nd after rounds of 89 and 87, while Tom Deering finished 3rd with rounds of 93 and 87.

Finally, Jerry Kuwik finally won an elusive crown by winning the inaugural "Super Senior" flight for those 70 and over with a round of 78. Ray Puliski finished 2nd with an 85 and Pat McCann third with a 90.

Full scores for all who made the cut for Sunday can be found HERE.

Mike Kane Named to the Hall of Fame

The South Park Golf Club is honored to announce its former president and multiple "B" Class Champion the late Mike Kane was named to the Club's Hall of Fame.

Mike Kane was a champion athlete, not just a golfer, and could always be seen working on a project at the course. Mike was taken much to early from us by Cancer, but the Club will remember all of his efforts to make the Club the best it could be. Mike was a stalwart in our annual Challenge Cup matches, and he can be seen drinking from the Challenge Cup after the 2010 competition in the photo to the left.

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