We ended last season with a beautiful day to play golf at Laconia CC. The 2021 season starts out in the same fashion. A sunny, spring like day greeted the 26 teams that participated in the first event of NHC/NEPGA 2021 schedule.
Steve Hausmann of Amherst CC and Jason Malcom of Nashua CC shot 1 under 70’s to tie for 1st place in the Professional Division. Taking the third spot was Danny Kish of Atkinson CC, he shot a 74. Jay Pollini of Ridgewood carried over his stellar play of last season and came in with a 75 to end up in fourth place, Thomas Smith of Atkinson also came in with a 75 to share fourth place. Rounding out the top ten Rico Riciputi, Dan Wilkins, and Greg Sandell shot 76’s to tie for sixth place, while Jim Gunnare and Barry Pearson came in at 77 to tie for the ninth spot.
In the team play Mr. Hausmann also led his team to first place in the combined 1 Best Ball Gross & 1 Best Ball net contest, shooting a 12 under 130. His team consisted of Pat Dion, Jim Rodriguez, and Sean McSheehy. Coming in two stoke behind them at 132 was the team from Nashua CC with Pro Jason Malcolm and teammates John Cepaitis, Bruce Denner, and Dusty Shippey. The third place teams were from Atkinson CC led by Danny Kish, and Whip Poor Will led by Jim Gunnare, they came in at 134.
Next weeks stop is at Manchester Country Club. A big field of 34 teams will be there to compete on the circuit.
Head PGA Professional at The Oaks, Jon Ellis tees off 10.
Patrick DeAngelo from New England Golf Cars was todays tournament partner. Thank you Patrick.