Man wins $15,000 for hole-in-one shot
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:01 am

To the Editor:

The St. Lawrence County Deputies Association recently held the Six Point Star Invitational benefit golf tournament that saw a local man sink a hole-in-one to win $15,000.

On Friday, Aug. 8, at the Gilbert Green’s Country Club shortly after the horn sounded at 10 a.m. for the shotgun start, Richard Friot, Heuvelton, used his seven iron on hole number two from 156 yards and sank a hole in one, winning $15,000 cash.

“This was a great way to start off this annual benefit tournament and without businesses sponsoring it we would not be able to hold it, said Sean O’Brien,” president of the union.

At this time I would like to thank the following businesses for their donation while making this tournament a huge success: Wal-Mart, Save A Lot Food Stores, Team Blevins, Gouverneur, Gray’s Gun Shop, Lisbon, Ogdensburg Pepsi, Leberge and Curtis, Canton, Good Guys Entertainment, Ogdensburg, Howland Pump, Ogdensburg, Mort Backus and Sons, Ogdensburg, Echo’s on the Lake, Edwardsville, Doug’s Tavern, Heuvelton, P.C.P. Catering, Ogdensburg, Johnson’s Towing, Canton and Salon 1020, Ogdensburg.

Other businesses I would like to thank include Martin’s Towing, Potsdam, Loyal Order of the Moose, Potsdam, Adirondack Growers, Hopkinton, Jakes On The Water, Hannawa Falls, Lacy Realty, Gouverneur, Maple City Auto Sales, Ogdensburg, Dunkin Donuts, Fun Unlimited, Gouverneur, North Country Savings Bank, Whitton Construction, Gouvernuer, Bells Towing, Canton, Morristown Fuel and Supply, Meadow East Apartments, Potsdam, Gray and Gray Accountants, Canton; Parkway Chevrolet, Canton and Obvious Signs, Heuvelton.

Sean O’Brien

Union President