Bob Weiner

Jim Mueller putts on 13 Friday at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

It’s Mueller time again at Senior Classic

BOB WEINER For The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — Jim Mueller’s milestone performance was magnificent. Mueller won an all-time record 12th Schenectady Municipal Golf Course major championship with a near-flawless, bogey-free, 6-under-par 66 in the final round of the Schenectady Senior…


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Golf: Match play all about decision-making

BY BOB WEINER Gazette Reporter VOORHEESVILLE — Match play is a different breed of cat. Golfers still play with the same clubs and balls, but this type of golf has an entirely different strategy and scoring system. Although many players…


Instructor Mike Carpenter, second from left, and SUNY Adirondack golf team members, from left, Desmond Crandall, Travis Deuel, and Zach Burkhart walk up to the par-5 second hole at Mohawk River Golf Course in Clifton Park on Tuesday.

Weather keeps golfers off course, in pro shop

BY BOB WEINER Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — Area golfers can’t wait to play, but Mother Nature has placed a handful of hazards in their way. The severe winter and delayed spring left most Capital Region golf courses simply unplayable….



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Accuracy is Ralbovsky’s strong suit

By BOB WEINER Gazette Reporter For Rich Ralbovsky, mixing an old-school release with some modern equipment is an excellent recipe for success. The 45-year-old Niskayuna native is having one of the best seasons of his career on the lanes. Known…



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LPGA winner has Niskayuna ties

The 21st LPGA’s winner Jackie Stoelting is the daughter of Ed Barenborg, a Niskayuna native. Bob Weiner wrote his take on the series on the Gazette blog: While on vacation last week, I was extremely interested in the finale of…


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Watch her at the Manulife LPGA classic

Jackie (Barenborg) Stoelting of Vero Beach, Fla., daughter of Niskayuna native Ed Barenborg, will play in the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic June 5-8. The invitation to the event was one of the outcomes of her winning the GolfChannel’s “Big Break…