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80th Connecticut PGA Championship Returns to Black Hall Club After 10 Years

Three Major Anniversaries to be Remembered

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (September 9, 2011) – A historic Championship celebrates paramount milestones with the 80th edition of the Connecticut PGA Championship hosted by Andrew Campbell, PGA, and Black Hall Club, Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 12-14. The last time the Championship visited Old Lyme, was just four short days following the September 11th tragedy ten years ago. The decision was made to hold the event as scheduled as a symbol of American patriotism, with over $8,000 going to the American Red Cross, thanks to PGA Professionals who donated 10 percent of the prize purse which the Connecticut Section PGA matched. The Black Hall membership also donated $2,700 from the Sunday Pro-Member. View More
 

SPECIAL ALERT - Round 2 of the Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship to begin as Scheduled

No Golf Cars - All Players Must Walk

Play for Round 2 of the 49th Callaway Golf Connecticut PGA Assistant Professional Championship at Bull’s Bridge Golf Club will begin at 9:30 AM today (Wednesday, Sept. 7) as scheduled. The Rules Committee in cooperation with the Golf Course Superintendent have determined that the golf course is playable.

 

No golf cars will be permitted. All Players must walk, and either carry their bags, use a push cart, or employ a caddie. Bull’s Bridge will do their best to recruit caddies from their local 60 caddie operation.

 

If a player chooses to withdraw, please contact Tom Hantke at 860-463-9256 or at thantke@pgahq.com.

 

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Rainaud Successfully Defends Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship

Paladino, Hathaway and Halligan Earn Berth in National Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship

SOUTH KENT, Conn. (September 7, 2011) – Adam Rainaud, assistant professional at Black Hall Club, fires a one-under-par 143 in the two day 49th Callaway Golf Connecticut PGA Assistant Championship, at Bull’s Bridge Golf Club, to capture the title for the second year in a row. Rainaud, who finished third Nationally last year, earned an exemption from that performance in the 2011 National Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship to be held November 3-6, on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. leaving three spots available for this years’ second, third and fourth place finishers. View More
 

Impressive Performance by Hathaway in First Round of Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship

Hathaway Gains Early Start with an Eagle on the First

KENT, Conn. (September 6, 2011) – Jim Hathaway of Litchfield C.C. teed off on the in the 49th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship not knowing he would start with an eagle. Hathaway dunked a lob wedge from the fairway to begin two-under after the first hole for the Championship, finishing with a one-under, 71 after 18 holes. A rainy day in northwest Connecticut proved challenging for these 36 Assistant Professionals. View More
 

Young Guns Perform at Jack Kelly Junior PGA Tournament of Champions

Whaley Captures Third Straight Title at 14; Walthouse Pumped over biggest Win Yet

GROTON, Conn. (September 5, 2011) – The tame Shennecossett Golf Course proved a fair test for the 45 champion junior golfers yesterday during the 17th Jack Kelly Junior PGA Tournament of Champions. Kelly Whaley of Farmington, Conn. and Billy Walthouse of Longmeadow, Mass. took home the trophies last night after some spectacular play. Whaley successfully defended her title for the second year in a row making this her third straight title firing her best score yet, an incredible two-under-par 69 winning over runner-up Liz DiVincentis of Durham, Conn. who finished with a four-over, 75.
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Connecticut Section Assistants Venture West for the Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship

Rainaud, Mongillo, and D’Amario Poised for Another Championship Title

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (September 2, 2011) – Situated in northwestern Connecticut’s picturesque Litchfield County, Bull’s Bridge Golf Club in South Kent, is prepped and ready to welcome Connecticut Section PGA Assistant Professionals to the 49th Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship September 6-7. The top three finishers in the Championship will qualify for the National Callaway Golf PGA Assistants Professional Championship to be held November 3-6, 2011 on the Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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Elite Connecticut Section Junior Golfers Descend on Shennecossett for Jack Kelly PGA Junior Tournament of Champions

Defending Champion, Kelly Whaley, Looks to Three-peat; Three Boys, Two Girls Battling for Player of the Year Titles

(ROCKY HILL, Conn.) – Nestled by the shoreline with wind whipping over firm fast greens, Shennecossett Golf Course in Groton, Conn. has hosted two major Connecticut Section events already this year with the 29th Connecticut Senior Open in July and the Connecticut PGA Professional Championship held just last week. The third takes the form of the 17th Jack Kelly Connecticut Section PGA Junior Tournament of Champions this Sunday, August 31, featuring the best players from PGA Junior Golf TOUR and Junior Club Champions from Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Overall, 16 of the top 20 boys, and 15 of the top 20 girls on the Junior Golf TOUR, are playing in this prestigious event along the coast this weekend. Five of those 31 players are still in the running to be the 2011 Player of the Year with two girls and three boys battling out for their respective titles.
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JGA Members Featured on Patch.com

DiVencentis, Lyon, and Steinberg Showcased in Local News

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (August 31, 2011) - Patch.com has quickly grown into the place to go for local and community news. Check out the profiles on our Junior Golf Association Members!

 

DiVincentis Aims to end Junior PGA Season on a High Note - Durham.Patch.com

 

Lyon roars up the CTPGA Junior Golf TOUR Standings - Weston-CT.Patch.com

 

Confident Steinberg Takes Aim at Top of Connecticut Junior PGA - WestHartford.Patch.com

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POSTPONED

Due to the extreme weather predicted for Sunday, the Jack Kelly Junior Tournament of Champions has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 4 and will now be held at Shennecossett Golf Course in Groton, Conn. All participants need to email Sally Sohn at SSohn@pgahq.com no later than noon on Monday, August 29 to let her know whether or not they will be able attend.
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Information on PGALinks for PGA Members Affected by Natural Disasters

We Hope that You and Your Families Remain Safe

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (August 27, 2011) - PGA Members can logo onto PGALinks for Assistance Programs that can help them prepare for an emergency. The Connecticut Section office will power down at 11 AM EST on Saturday, August 27 and will remain inactive until Monday morning at the earliest, providing the office has power. During the shutdown, no e-mail service will be available and staff will not be able to access the web or edit the section website. View More
 
 
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