Junior Golf TOUR Kicks Off at Glastonbury Hills
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (June 25, 2014) - Alex Manner of Rocky Hill, Conn., took home the Boys 16-18 Division trophy at the first Junior TOUR tournament of the season at Glastonbury Hills Country Club by scoring a 4-over-par, 76. Manner's round was anchored by a score of even par on the front nine and 5 pars on the back nine. 15 year-old, Peter Gehris of South Windsor, Conn., fired a 2-over 74 to claim the low-round of the day. A lot of excitement came yesterday on the par 3, 18th hole as Wethersfield, Conn., native Christopher Ayers made an ace to finish his day. In the Girls Division, the 2013 player of the year, Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills Mass., captured her first victory of the season by shooting an 82. James Ballato of Pawcatuck, Conn., and Jenna Fahey of Enfield, Conn., both claimed victories in the 9-hole event.
The Golf Center at Lyman Orchards Hosts Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifier
MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. (June 21, 2014) – Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifying continued today in the Connecticut Section PGA at The Golf Center at Lyman Orchards. Participants hit three attempts in each of the three skills: drive, chip & putt. Points were then recorded and totaled to determine the top three finishers in each age/gender divisions. These top three overall finishers in each division will move on to the sub-regional qualifier, which will be at The First Tee of Connecticut on July 30, 2014.
The Travelers Championship at The First Tee of Connecticut Host First Connecticut Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifier
CROMWELL, Conn. (June 19, 2014) – Drive, Chip and Putt local qualifying began on Tuesday in the Connecticut Section PGA at the Travelers Championship at The First Tee of Connecticut. Participants hit three attempts in each of the three skills: drive, chip & putt. Points were then recorded and totaled to determine the top three finishers in each age/gender divisions. These top three finishers will move on to the sub-regional qualifier which will also be at The First Tee of Connecticut on July 30, 2014.
Janzen, Allred, Turnesa, and Saavedra Qualify for the Travelers Championship
OLD LYME, Conn. (June 16, 2014) – Lee Janzen of Jupiter, Fla., Jason Allred of Scottsdale, Ariz., Marc Turnesa of Jupiter, Fla., and Sebastian Saavedra of Olavarria, Fla., all qualified for the Travelers Championship during the Travelers Championship Open Qualifier at Black Hall Club today. Janzen led the field after firing a five-under-par, 66, and finishing with four birdies in the final five holes. Allred played a consistent, bogey-free round and finished tied for second place at a four-under-par, 67. Turnesa, also tied for second place, recorded seven birdies for the day.
Drive, Chip & Putt Championship Registration Now Open
Connecticut Section PGA will host five local qualifiers
Drive, Chip and Putt Championship registration is now open for young golfers hoping to earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals.
70 Players Fighting for Four Spots in Travelers Championship
Open Qualifier to be Held on Monday, June 16, 2014
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (June 14, 2014) – The Connecticut Section PGA announced today a field size of 70 competitors for the Travelers Championship Open Qualifier. The competition will be contested over 18-holes, at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, Conn., on Monday, June 16, 2014. The four low qualifiers will advance into the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., on June 19-22, 2014.
Stanley Golf Course Selected to Host Travelers Championship PGA TOUR Clinic
To Be Held on June 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM
NEW BRITAIN—Mayor Erin E. Stewart, Commission Chairman Matthew Cannata, and Vice Chairman Patrick Dorsey announced today that Stanley Golf Course has once again been chosen to host the Travelers Championship PGA Tour Clinic. This is the fifth year that the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, Travelers Championship, and PGA Tour have selected Stanley Golf Course as a location to host the Clinic.
Top 46 Advance to the Travelers Championship Open Qualifier
Etimos and Pastore Claim Medalist Honors at Pre-Qualifier
OLD LYME, Conn. (June 12, 2014) – With a record size field, the Travelers Championship Pre-Qualifier was held today at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, Conn. The top 46 finishers are eligible to advance into the Travelers Championship Open Qualifier.
The Masters Tournament, USGA and PGA Announce Expansion of Drive, Chip & Putt Championship Into All 50 States
Local Qualifying Event to be Held at the Travelers Championship at The First Tee of Connecticut on June 17, 2014
Cromwell, Conn. (June 10, 2014) – After an incredibly successful inaugural year of the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, the Masters Tournament, United States Golf Association (USGA) and the PGA of America have announced its expansion into all 50 states.
Record Field Size at the Travelers Championship Pre-Qualifier
Top 40 Advance to Open Qualifier
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (June 9, 2014) – The Connecticut Section PGA announced today a record field size of 140 for the Travelers Championship Pre-Qualifier. The competition will be held at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, Conn., on Thursday, June 12, 2014.