RUTLAND, Vt.- David Jankowski of Golf Garage VT fired an opening round 68 to take the lead in the 2022 Vermont Stroke Play Championship.
The course was in excellent condition after with the sunshine and warm weather prevailing after overnight showers. Jankowski got off to a tough start but was able to quickly turn things around. “First I wanted to say thank you to Rutland CC for hosting the Chapter,” said Jankowski. “After the double bogey on 4 and bogey on 5 I was able flip a switch and play some solid golf. I hit some great wedges and was happy to convert on the putts,”
Jankowski’s caught fire on the back nine making back-to-back birdies on 10 and 11, also tallying birdies on holes 13 and 15. His five birdies on the day was a high for the field.
Manchester Country Club’s Pete Weatherby sits in second place going into the second round after posting a score of even-par 70. Rounding out the final pairing will Roger King of Sugarbush Golf club who sits one shot behind Weatherby with a score of 1-over 71.
Todd Trono of Willston Golf Club holds a 2-shot lead in the Senior Championship Division after posting an opening round of 77. Round 2 is set to have an exciting finish with Cedar Knolls Mike Slayton sitting only two shots behind heading into tomorrow.
Thank you to Rutland Country Club’s Head Professional Jeff Flis and Superintendent Terry Davio. The Chapter would also like to thank our sponsors for the Stroke Play Championship, Avidia Bank, Farrell Distributing and Bent Water Brewing, Jim Mayo brands, and Tournament Solutions!