Merton "Mid" O’Hare

Inducted in 1992

  • 1916 : Caddy at Bellevue.
  • 1918: Won first Caddy Championship.
  • 1921-1923: Starred in football, basketball and baseball programs at Vocational High School in Syracuse.
  • 1925 -1929 : Attended Clarkson College. Played football, basketball and baseball.
  • 1926 : Drop kicked a fifty-yard field goal to beat Rochester 3-0.
  • 1930-1931 : Earned Physical Education ~ Science degree at Appalachian State Teachers College. Played two years of varsity sports.
  • 1931-1937: Taught at Huleryville and Roscoe High Schools
  • 1938: Began teaching and coaching at Eastwood High School. Coached football, basketball and golf until 1967.

    Golfing Achievements
    1918 : County Caddy Championship
    1938-1966: Drumlins Club Champion-eleven championships.
    Syracuse District-Winner in 1937, 1939, 1940, 1958. Runner-up in 1952, 1964.
    District Seniors – Winner in 1953, 1954, 1957. Runner-up in 1956.
    Central New York Open – Winner in 1940. Runner-up in 1941, defeated Gene Sarazen.
    New York State Seniors – Winner five times.
    Syracuse Sportsman of the Year – 1954.
    Golfer of the Year - 1962
    Bellevue Course Record – 1953 -1963.
    Holes In One – five, most recently in 1980

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