NEPGA Professionals have Strong Showing in Mass Open
-E. Falmouth, Mass.
Five New England PGA professionals posted solid showings in the 108th Massachusetts Open Championship held June 12-14 at TGC at Sacconnesset. Low scores were hard to come by as only 15 players in the field finished at par or better. Eric Barlow, PGA (Winchester CC) was the top NEPGA finisher, posting a two-under par 214 that placed him in a tie for fifth place, five shots behind the winner. Barlow was propelled by a four-under par 68 in his final round, which included six birdies on his card.
Frank Dully, PGA (Kernwood CC) also had a strong closing round, finishing with a two-under par 70 that helped him place in a tie for 16th with a one-over par 217. Shawn Warren, PGA (Falmouth CC) rounded out the top 20 with a two-over par 218, including a 70 in his final round to match Dully.
Chris Trout, PGA (Shelter Harbor GC) and Rich Berberian Jr., PGA (Vesper CC) both additionally made the cut and finished at 10-over par 226 to tie for 49th on a course that proved to play very tough for most of the field.
***Update 6pm, 6/6**
The New England PGA's New England Open on June 6th and 7th at the Quechee Club in Quechee, VT has been cancelled. Unfortunately due to the never-ending rain and in the best interest of the Quechee Club, the NEPGA staff along with the Quechee's staff and head PGA Professional TJ Anthione made the decision on Tuesday. For more information please reach out to any NEPGA staff member.
Thank you to partners in this event: Avidia Bank, Turkish Airlines, Mohegan Sun, Yamaha, and PGA Tour.