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July 25, 2013

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The Bass Association also will host activities during the sign-in/registration period. The derby will last for one hour. An awards ceremony will follow.

For more information, call the recreation office at 607-432-0680.

Atchinson Cup set for Aug. 24-25

The Oneonta Country Club will host the Otsego County Amateur Golf Tournament from Aug. 24-25.

Known as the Atchinson Cup, the Otsego Amateur is a 36-hole competition featuring championship and net flights that will be determined by handicaps.

There will be 10 players per flight for the tournament, which is open to all Otsego County residents and non-residents who are members of Otsego County golf courses.

Entry fee is $60.

For more information, call OCC head golf professional Matthew Schulte at 607-432-8950, ext. 2.

Fingers to host Seniors Open

National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers will serve as celebrity host for the 31st annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which runs Sept. 3-6 at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown.

Fingers, a 1992 Hall inductee with 341 career saves, will participate in the Sept. 3 Pro-Am, which begins with an 11:30 a.m. shotgun start. Fingers also will speak at the fundraiser dinner later that day.

Proceeds from the Pro-Am will benefit Pathfinder Village, a residential community in Edmeston dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Proceeds also will benefit the Hall’s educational programs.

For more information on the Pro-Am or to register to play, visit the website www.pathfindervillage.org.

The Seniors Open follows Sept. 4-6 and will feature close to 100 of the top senior professionals in the country. Tom Eubank of Ellijay, Ga., shot a tournament record-tying 64 in the final round to win the 2012 Seniors Open.

For more information on the Seniors Open, call the Leatherstocking Golf Course at 607-547-9931.

The Hall also will feature Fingers in a special Voices of the Game event at 11 a.m. Sept. 2 in the Grandstand Theater. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

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