Harwich, MA – The PGA Jr. League Northeast Regional took place over the weekend at Cranberry Valley Golf Course in Harwich, MA. Representing the New England PGA was the Patriot 128 League (Section Champions) and the Barnstable Town League (Section Runner-Up). The teams started their journey to the regionals on August 13th at Stow Acres Country Club, where they participated in the Section Qualifier. Both teams won their region in the Section Qualifier and advanced to the Section Semi-Finals. The Semi-Finals and Championship matches took place at Dedham Country & Polo Club, where both teams won their Semi-Finals match. New England receives 2 bids to the Regionals due to the amount of PGA Jr. League teams inside the Section, therefore both teams advanced to the Cranberry Valley Regional.
At Cranberry Valley, they met with the North East New York Section Champion: Anders Mattson Golf League; and the Connecticut Section Champion: The Western League. The New England teams faced very tough competition at the Regionals, finishing 3rd and 4th respectively. The event came down to the final match of the weekend between North East New York and Connecticut. With both teams boasting a record of 2-0-0 heading into the match, the winner would earn a spot in the 2019 PGA Jr. League Championship in Scottsdale, AZ on October 11-14. The match was close all the way through with Connecticut coming out on top with a final score of 8.5 – 3.5. Good Luck to Connecticut in the PGA Jr. League Championship!
|North East New York||2-1-0||21|
|Patriot 128 (New England)||1-2-0||19|
|Barnstable Town (New England)||0-3-0||7|