Travelers Championship Exemption to be Awarded to Spring PGA Stroke Play Champion
Bilodeau Looks to Defend Title
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (May 9, 2014) – The Spring PGA Stroke Play returns to The Farms Country Club in Wallingford, Conn., for the third time in the Championship’s five-year history. The Championship will be contested on Tuesday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Connecticut Section PGA Professional that has the lowest score not only is awarded as the Spring PGA Stoke Play Champion, but will also earn an exemption to play in the Travelers Championship on June 19-22, 2014, at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn.View More
Willow Brook Golf Course Named the Walter Lowell Public Golf Course Distinguished Service Award Winner
Award Presentation to be Held at the Walter Lowell PGA Tournament
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (May 6, 2014) – The Connecticut Section PGA announced that Willow Brook Golf Course in South Windsor, Conn., has been named the 2014 recipient of the Walter Lowell Public Golf Course Distinguished Service Award, as the model public golf course serving the game of golf in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. The award was inaugurated in 2001 in honor of Canton Public Golf Course for the standards it set towards a public course’s responsibility to its community to provide playing opportunities for all those who want to play and learn the game.
DiRico Earns Highest Honor in the Connecticut Section PGA
PGA Golf Professional of the Year and Special Awards Dinner Date Announced
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (May 5, 2014) – Dave DiRico of Dave DiRico’s Golf and Racquet has been named the 57th Golf Professional of the Year by the Board of Directors and the Special Awards Committee of the Connecticut Section PGA. The Golf Professional of the Year award is given for overall performance as a golf professional, leadership, service to his/her Section, the ability to inspire fellow professionals, and the promotion of the game of golf.View More
Junior Golf Season Kicks Off with the Little Linksters
Event held at Willow Brook Golf Course
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (May 3, 2014) – The junior golf season began today with the Little Linksters (12 & Under) at Willow Brook Golf Course, the 2014 Walter Lowell Public Golf Course Distinguished Service Award Winner. The youngest in the field at just five years old, Frederick Wright of West Hartford, Conn., captured the first place award in the 5-7 age division. In the 8-9 age division, William Depault of Stafford Springs, Conn., won his first event of the season with an 8-over-par 38. James Ballato of Pawcatuck, Conn., fired an even-par 30 to earn top honors in the 10-12 age division.
Connecticut PGA Professionals Retain Julius Boros Challenge Cup for Three Years in a Row
Final Point Totals: 39.5 to 23.5
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (May 1, 2014) - The 43rd Julius Boros Challenge Cup Matches were held on Thursday at New Haven Country Club. The Connecticut Section PGA Professional team led the CSGA Amateur team with a score of 39.5 to 23.5. With this victory, the Connecticut PGA strengthens its hold on the overall record of 31-12. Congratulations to Captain, Dennis Coscina, Assistant Captain, Ralph Salito, and the players on a great victory.
Martinez and Gosler Capture Assistant Spring Pro-Pro
Assistantâ��s Association Spring Meeting, Sponsored by PING, Held at The Country Club of Waterbury
WATERBURY, Conn. (April 24, 2014) - The Assistant’s Association Spring Meeting and Pro-Pro took place at The Country Club of Waterbury. Over 30 Assistant Professionals and guests were in attendance to discuss the golf industry and the issues it faces, as well as the business of the Assistant’s Association and the Section. Michael Corgan presented on effective clubfitting with PING equipment. PGA Professionals, Sean Busca and Ryan Hall were panalists for the education seminar on merchandising.
Matches Announced for 43rd Julius Boros Challenge Cup
PGA Professionals versus amateurs from the CSGA
ROCKY HILL, Conn. – The Connecticut Section PGA and Connecticut State Golf Association Team Captains Dennis Coscina and Bob Ruby met and released their respective team lineups for the Julius Boros Challenge Cup, being played Thursday, May 1st at New Haven Country Club in Hamden, Connecticut.
Connecticut PGA Junior Golf Association Alumni Tournament
Benefitting the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation
The inaugural Connecticut Junior Golf Association Alumni Tournament, benefitting the Connecticut Section PGA Golf Foundation, will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Ellington Ridge Country Club.
2014 Spring PGA Meeting Held at Twin Hills Country Club
Dave DiRico, Golf Professional of the Year and Special Award Winners Announced
Longmeadow, Mass. (March 25, 2014) – The 2014 Connecticut Section PGA Spring Membership Meeting supported by Bouvier Insurance was held at Twin Hills Country Club with 178 attendees learning about the Association, section, and membership.
Connecticut Section PGA and the City of Hartford have agreed to enter into a Golf Course Consulting Agreement
Restoration of Goodwin and Keney Park Golf Courses Fully Underway
We are pleased to announce that the City of Hartford and the Connecticut Section PGA have entered into a Golf Course Consulting agreement. For 2014, the section will be a consultant for the operations of the City’s Goodwin Park and Keney Park Golf Courses.
GOODWIN PARK GOLF COURSE Tentative 2014 Calendar
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