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Cardinal’s Open Raises Funds for Catholic Charities

A guest at the 37th Cardinal's Golf Open takes a swing. Credit: Mathew Adam for Catholic Charities New York

On a sun-drenched Spring day, more than 200 golfers competed in the 37th annual Cardinal’s Open on May 8 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck. The event raised funds for programs of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York.

Those programs, located throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, as well as seven upstate counties, serve more than 400,000 New Yorkers every year through more than 90 agencies encompassing more than 300 sites.

Golfers at the Cardinal’s Open contribute to the support of services provided by Catholic Charities in the areas of feeding the hungry (more than eight million meals served yearly); sheltering the homeless, as well as strengthening families, nurturing children, supporting the emotionally and physically disabled, providing housing and preventing evictions, and welcoming immigrants and refugees. Images from the event can be seen on photographer Mathew Adam’s website.

Golfers who won prizes at the Cardinal’s Open included: 


1st Gross (65): Brendan Gallagher, Doug Fenniman, Kevin Dervin, Rygo Foss

1st Net (50): Jim Lynch Jr., Anthony Burke, Warren Dubitsky, James Lynch Sr.

2nd Net (53): Sean Egan, Bob Garrett, Patrick Tully, Peter Mozzone

3rd Net (53): Chris Palmer, Luis Massiani, Paul Michels, Kevin Sullivan

Long Drive, Women: Noreen Culhane

Long Drive, Men: Tom Slater

Closest to the Pin, Women: Tracey Schaffer

Closest to the Pin, Men (7”): Jim Lynch Jr.


1st Gross (64): Tom Conlin, Steve Packer, Fred Bartuch, Brian Bartuch

1st Net (55): Vincent Striano, Bob Gulmi, David Maltby, Andy Robertson

2nd Net (55): Andrew Bast, Matthew Doherty, Jason Zubatkin, Martin Zubatkin

3rd Net (56): Neala Martin, Michael Dehmler, Anthony Richardson, Guido Subantovsky

Long Drive, Women: Neala Martin

Long Drive, Men: Tommy Keane

Closest to the Pin, Women: No Winner

Closest to the Pin, Men (3’8”): Gareth Roberts

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Participants also bid on live auction items, including a reservation for four at the famed Rao’s Restaurant in East Harlem; tickets for a Mets/Yankees game; a weekend getaway featuring two tickets to Funny Girl on Broadway, and an autographed football signed by New York Giants star running back Saquon Barkley.

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