Mike Frisina had not played a round of golf at North Hills in almost one year, that’s when he captured the 2009 City of Corry Golf Championship.
Frisina, who is serving a college internship this summer at Winchester Country Club in Virginia, sported a new look on Sunday — white pants.
But it was like old times for the 2008 Corry High grad.
Frisina never had a bogey over the two-day, 36-hole city tourney and led start to finish winning by five strokes over classmate and good friend Greg Gurdak.
"I just wanted to hit all the fairways and all the greens, and I did," he said after shooting 33-34 for a 67, following Saturday's round of 68 at the Corry Country Club.
"I didn't have a bogey and only one bad tee ball, on No. 6 today.
"It’s nice to play with Greg again," he admitted about the dynamic high school duo who played 1-2 for Corry for three championship seasons.
"The course was in good shape, like the Country Club," Frisina claimed. "I like the speed on the greens. I just played my game."
It was his third title, the first in 2006.
Gurdak and Erie's Dave Spitzer started the day two strokes behind after 70s at the CCC. Gary Merkle had a 71 on Saturday.
But it didn't take Frisina long to expand his lead and just played safely over the back nine.
Gurdak wound up at 72 after a 70 for a 142.
Finishing third was Sunday's hottest player, Gannon's Matt Ferrie. He shot 32 on the front and came in at 69. That followed Saturday's 74 for a 143.
Spitzer carded 74 Sunday for 144, with Merkle slipping to 77 for fifth at 148.
First-flight honors went to Pat Jelinek with 75, 73 for 148, and a 10-stroke margin over Tim Lafferty.
Chuck Mack was back in the winner's circle taking second flight at 168. That was three strokes ahead of Corey Murphy.
In third flight, Mike Gorniak prevailed at 197.
1. Mike Frisina 68-67— 135
2. Greg Gurdak 70-72— 142
3. Matt Ferrie 74-69— 143
4. Dave Spitzer 70-74— 144
5. Gary Merkle 71-77— 148
1. Pat Jelinek 75-73— 148
2. Tim Lafferty 79-79— 158
3. Mike Schreck 79-82— 161
1. Chuck Mack 82-86— 168
2. Corey Murphy 81-90— 171
3, Justin Sommers 83-90— 173
1. Mike Gorniak 100-97— 197
2. Fred Gregg 104-98— 202