QUINCY, Mass. – The New England PGA hosted the 2023 Granite Links Pro-Am on a sunny, warm, late April day in Quincy, Mass on Tuesday. 29 teams traveled to compete in the second Section Pro-Am of the season.
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Danny Kish, PGA of The Atkinson Resort & Country Club took home first place in the Professional Division, shooting 69 (-2) on the day. Brent Amaral, PGA of Acoaxet Club and Frank Dully, PGA of Kernwood Country Club claimed a share of second place overall, shooting 71s (E). Sean Duong, PGA (Wedgewood Pines CC), Scott Hickey, PGA (Cyprian Keyes Golf Club), Webb Heintzelman, PGA (Turner Hill Golf & Racquet Club), and Todd Scarafoni, PGA (Bass Rocks GC) shared fourth place overall, shooting 72s (+1) over the 18 holes.
Kish carded two bogeys and one birdie on the front nine. His first birdie of the day came on the par-5 third hole of the day. He went on to card three more birdies on holes 14, 16, and 17 to finish two-under par to claim the Professional Division title.
In team play, Ae Cahill, PGA of Ae Game Golf led his team to a first-place finish in the 2 best ball of 4, 1 Gross + 1 Net score, with a total score of 128 (-14). Cahill’s team consisted of Donald Ward, Lindo Santos, and Miguel Jimenez. Finishing behind them, in solo second play and shooting 12-under (130) was Amaral’s team from Acoaxet Club, which consisted of Tim Vanech, David Patterson, and Thomas Gebhard.
Thank you to Vineyard Vines for sponsoring the 2023 NEPGA Granite Links Pro-Am. Thank you to the entire Granite Links Golf Club staff for hosting the NEPGA Pro-Am.
Next up, the Section hosts the third Pro-Am of the season at Portsmouth Country Club on Monday, May 1st.