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.
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.
RECENT CLUB NEWS:
Chris Carroll, Joe Dorobiala and Tom Deering Win Scratch Match Play Championships
On August 17, the South Park Golf Club held teh finals of its annual season-long Scratch Match Play Championship. In "A" Class, Chris Carroll successfully defended his 2019 title by defeating Keith Dziak in the finals, 3 and 2. Joe Dorobiala defeated Mike Ruppel by 2 and 1 to win "B" Class, and Tom Deering defeated Tom Bigaj 3 and 2 to win "C" Class. Congratulations to all on winning one of the South Park "majors."
You can review scores for all prior monthly and major tournaments HERE.
Paul Schein, Jr., Paul Schein, Sr., Ken Gawel and Ray Pulinski are the 2020 South Park Class Champions
On the weekend of July 25 and 26 the South Park Golf Club held its 88th Club Championship, and a new champion for the club was crowned when Paul Schein, Jr. won after recent good finishes. shooting a one under par 36 hole score of 139. Chris Carroll finished second at one over par 141, and Sean Michalski finished third at 142.
In "B" Class, Paul Schein, Sr. parlayed his steady play to another championship crown. Ken Gawel captured "C" Class again with his usual steady play and Ray Pulinski captured his first super senior crown. Congratulations to all on winning one of the South Park "majors."
You can review all the scores HERE.
Chris Carroll, Mike Kuhn and Matt Sullivan tops in the Hall of Fame
Rainy conditions greeted the players for the July 4 Hall of Fame Tournament on June 27, but then the weather turned perfect and scores reflected it with some low shooting in the stableford format. Chris Carroll led "A" Class with a 4 under 66 and a total of 26 points. Tim Knott and Sean McNamara finished tied for 2nd at 25 points, with McNamara recording a rare eagle 2 on the 8th hole. Mike Kuhn was tops in "B" Class with 24 points, followed by Mike Zelaski at 23 and Don Buckley at 20 points. Matt Sullivan won in a playoff against Ken Gawel after both finished at 26 points to capture "C" Class. Nick Schaefer finished in third at 23 points. Thanks to all who played and you can review all the scores HERE.
Chris Carroll Sets New Modern Course Record of 60!
On Fathers Day, Chris Carroll shot 29-31 to set the modern course record of 60. Tom Deering and Mark Staniszewski attested the round, which also included Chris's son. Chris is now the second person to shoot 60 on the South Park course, Dr. Joe Pantera shot it in the 1960s, though on a shorter version of teh course. A great Father's Day all around!
Irish win Ed Krypel Memorial Polish v. Irish Challenge Match
Led by the stellar shooting of Tom Deering, the lads from Ireland defeated the Kadets from Poland in the 40th edition of the Ed Krypel Memorial Polish v. Irish Challenge Match 691 to 700 strokes, respectively. Deering's net 63 led all players, followed by Mike Lupinetti's 66 for the Irish squad, and Jason Surdyke's 66 for the Poles. Congratulations to the Irish, though the Poles still lead in match victories.
Jason Surdyke, Joe Dorobiala and Ken Gawel Memorial Day Tourney Winners
The 2020 season kicked off with the Memorial Day Tournament, with one of the biggest fields ever. Jason Surdyke led all golfers and A Class with a net 66 (67-1-66). Joe Dorobiala won B Class shooting 78-7-71 and Ken Gawel won C Class shooting 85-14-71. Full results can be found HERE.
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