NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Rich Berberian Jr., PGA (Vesper CC) carded a one-over 71 in the NEPGA Pro +1 Am at Country Club of New Bedford Monday. The Berberian-led Vesper team finished the one best ball format at two-under 68 to claim that victory as well.


Liam Friedman, PGA (Nashawtuc CC), posted a final score of 73 while playing in Berberian’s group to finish second among professionals. The Friedman-led Nashawtuc team finished at four-under 66 to win the net best ball format.

Berberian started the shotgun event on 13 with a birdie and added another on 16 to quickly move to two-under. He rattled off nine straight pars after making the turn to the front before a pair of bogeys on the final three holes pushed his score to +1.

Kyle Puzzo, PGA (Worcester CC) started on 7 and recorded back-to-back bogeys to begin the round. From there, Puzzo played his final 16 holes at +1 to card a 73 and finish solo third.

Thank you to Country Club of New Bedford Head Golf Professional Vince Forte, Superintendent Neil Wendell, and the entire CCNB staff for hosting the 2021 NEPGA Pro +1 Am. The NEPGA would also like to thank its Pro +1 Am partner, Prize Possessions and owner Jim Lynch, for their continued support.