NEPGA Foundation Foursomes
RI PGA Donation Initiative
As broadcasted in the NEPGA News Magazine June 2017 Edition...
The Rhode Island PGA Chapter is proud to announce an initiative to raise donation proceeds for the New England PGA Foundation to positively impact the lives of many through the game of golf. The NEPGA Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of a diverse make-up from the likes of our youthful children and brave military veterans. This is a virtuous opportunity for those that have benefited so greatly from the game to give back in tribute. The NEPGA fosters the spirit of competition, but through the Foundation Foursome, we charitably challenge you to support the Foundation’s pillars in serve the youth, military, and diversity.
Please visit www.32auctions.com/RIPGA2017 to learn more about the courses available for auction or to place your bid to get your fantastic foursome out on some great golf courses such as Kirkbrae CC, The Misquamicut Club, Crystal Lake GC, The Acoaxet Club, and more to come! The auctions go live on Friday, June 8, 2017 and will run through July 4, 2017.
If there are any questions or if you’d like to get involved, please direct your correspondences to Mike Bradshaw, PGA at PGApro@Kirkbrae.com .
Mighty At Metacomet
Acoaxet Meets The Challenge To Capture Pro-Am Title
Finally, the RI Chapter is able to hold it’s first full event amidst ominous weather looming in June, where one would expect a much better forecast. The early tee time seemed to be the major difference for Team Acoaxet captained by Brent Amaral, PGA leading Brian Dempsey, Kyle Duarte, Luke Gagne to an unmatchable 7-under par 133.
Surfin' their Turf
Warwick Uses Local Knowledge to Capture NEPGA ProAm
The third event of an NEPGA Pro-Am spring season marked by wind, cold temperatures, and all-around difficult conditions, the Warwick Pro-Am offered up more of the same. While the blustery conditions produced higher-than-usual scores overall, the Warwick CC team of PGA Professional Matt Walsh, John Sayles, George Gooding, and Gary Pannone posted an exceptional tally of 11-under par 127. Warwick Country Club’s classic seaside layout provided players with panoramic ocean views, lightning-fast greens, and varied shot-making opportunities, but it was local knowledge that propelled the Host Professional’s team to victory. Matt Walsh, PGA of Warwick CC set his team’s pace by carding three birdies on his own ball, while his partners contributed three natural birdies of their own, taming the raw and windy conditions admirably.