BOYLSTON, Mass. – Two teams shot a combined 12-under par, 132, to claim the 2023 NEPGA Pro-Pro Stroke Play Championship title over 36-holes of golf on Monday, July 31 at the Haven Country Club. Nathan Myers, PGA (Ipswich CC) and Greg Kelly, PGA (Myopia Hunt Club) shot 5-under in round one and 7-under in round two to claim a share of the two-shot victory with a total score of 132. Andrew Stolze, PGA (The Club t New Seabury) and Frank Leja, PGA (The Club t New Seabury) also shot a 5-under in round one and a 7-under in round two to share the top spot in the event.


Myers and Kelly started the day on the 10th hole. They carded four birdies and one bogey through the opening nine holes, to make the turn at 3-under par. They collected two more birdies, on holes seven and eight, to finish round one at 5-under, 67. They kicked off round two on the first hole and carded three birdies on the front. Two more birdies on the back, along with an eagle on the par-5 14th hole gave them the final 7-under par in round two, and 12-under par overall to take home the cup.

Stolze and Leja started round one on the first hole. They carded birdies on the par-4 6th and 8th holes to make the turn at 2-under. Three more birdies on the back, put them at 5-under in round one. The duo started round two on the 10th hole. They posted bridies on the par-4 10th and par-3 17th holes, making the turn at 2-under. Five more birdies on the final nine holes of the day gave them the total 7-under in round two and 12-under overall for a share of the title.

Matt Zdon, PGA (Belmont CC) and Frank Dully, PGA (Kernwood CC) shot 10-under, 134 to claim solo third place. They finished 4-under in round one , carding four birdies, and 6-under in round two, with another six birdies, for the final 10-under par.

Four teams claimed a share of fourth place, shooting 8-under, 136s: Robert Bruso, PGA (Blackstone National GC) and Jeff Seavey, PGA (Goose River GC), David Jankowski, PGA (Golf Garage VT) and Rico Riciputi, PGA (Wentworth By The Sea CC), Todd Scarafoni, PGA (Bass Rock GC) and Liam Friedman, PGA (Wollaston GC), and Dan Venezio, PGA (Portland CC) and Patrick Berry, PGA (Dorset Field Club).

The New England PGA would like to thank host PGA Professional, Chris Comeau and the entire HCC staff for again hosting the Pro-Pro Stroke Play Championship.

The NEPGA would also like to thank its 2023 Pro-Pro- Stroke Play Championship partners: Turtleson Apparel, Pinned Golf, Evolve Golf, Vibe Tumblers, and the PGA Tour.