The Vermont Chapter of the New England Professional Golfers’ Association of America, Inc. was established in 1965. It was incorporated into a Charter Member of the New England PGA in 1982, where it continues to thrive.
The Vermont Chapter is directed by a five member Executive Committee, and stages over 25 events each year for Vermont PGA Professionanls, amateurs and junior golfers. In addition to weekly Pro-Am events, the Chapter hosts the Vermont Professional Stroke Play Championship and the Vermont Professional Match Play Championship.
Over 90 PGA Professionals and Apprentices comprise the Vermont PGA membership, and are responsible for directing the activities at 34 PGA recognized facilities throughout the state.
Kevin Bennison (Burlington CC) fired a very impressive three under 67 to edge out David Bennett (CC of Vermont) and Peter Weatherby (Ekwanok CC) by a shot at Mondays’ Pro-Am at Dorset Field Club. Roger King and Phill Davis ended up in a tie for 4th place both posting two over 72’s. The Quechee Club led by Curt Goldsberry took home the team title posting a 12 under 128 (1 best ball gross + 1 best ball net). The Vermont Golf Association team led by John Goodchild and the Beaver Meadow team led by Phill Davis tied for second both posting impressive scores of 130 (10 under par). A special thanks once again goes out to Todd Trono and Golf Value Book for sponsoring the event.
The Williston GC team led by Reece Delaire shot a very solid three under 141 (2 Best Balls Gross) to capture the 2019 Pro-Junior Championship at Orleans CC on Monday. Sean Toof took home low professional honors firing a one under 71. A special thanks goes out to Todd Trono with Golf Value Book and Leanna Wicks Tapp with Ping Golf for making the event a memorable one. Professional Skins Full Results
The Burlington CC team lead by David Jankowski fired a tournament low five under par (2 best gross) to capture the 2019 Vermont Chapter Pro-Lady Championship. In a two way tie for second place were both the teams from Williston GC whom were led by Todd Trono and Reece Delaire. There was also a two way tie for the net championship. This honor was split between the Burlington CC team led by Brennan Earls and the Vermont National CC team led by Sean Toof. David Jankowski won low professional shooting a one under 70 to beat CC of Vermont Professional David Bennett by a shot. A special thanks goes out to Todd Trono and Golf Value Book for making the event special even if the weather wasn’t. Professional Skins and CTP winners amateur skins Full results
The Vermont National team led by Vermont Chapter president Brian Gara shot a tournament low 11 under 133 (1 best ball gross + 1 best ball net) to capture first place at the CC of Vermont Pro-Am this past Monday. The Sugarbush Resort team led by Roger King fired nine under (135) which was good enough for second place while the CC of Vermont team led by Michael Slayton finished in third place with a score of eight under (136). Curt Goldsberry from The Quechee Club used seven birdies to fire a very impressive three under 69 to win the individual professional event. Brennan Earls and David Jankowski (both from Burlington CC) fired two over 74’s which put them in a two way tie for second place. A special thanks goes out to Yamaha, Golf Value Book, Titleist and Footjoy for making the event the success it was. Full Results Professional and Amateur Skins
Dave Jankowski posted a +1 72 to take low professional honors at the Burlington CC pro-am on Monday June 10. The Burlington CC team led by Kevin Bennison posted a very impressive 11 under 131 (1 gross + 1 net) to win the team event. There was a tie at the top of the blind draw pro-pro featuring Sean Toof paired with Roger King and Dave Christy who was paired with Pete Weatherby. A special thanks goes out to Callaway Golf, Club Car, and Golf Value Book for making the event a great one! Burlington CC Pro Am skins , Full Results
The Vermont Chapter finally kicked off its’ 2019 Pro-Am series with the Mohegan Sun qualifier at Rutland CC on Monday. The cool temperatures and steady but swirling winds made it tough on all the competitors. David Bennett, John Paul, and Kevin Bennison all shot a +2 74 which was a three way tie for first place. The Burlington CC team led by Kevin Bennison won the team event posting a very impressive -7 133 (1 gross + 1 Net) and therefore qualifying for the Mohegan Sun Pro-Am coming up this October. A special thanks to David Farrell and Farrell Distributing, John Carey with Srixon, Cleveland and Tempercraft, And Tood Trono with Golf Value Book for making this a great event. Click here for Final Results , Amateur Skins Rutland , Professional Skins Rutland