Ellington Ridge Country Club Defends National Car Rental Pro-Am presented by Mohegan Sun Title at Ellington Ridge
ELLINGTON, Conn. (May 24, 2016) – The National Car Rental Pro-Am Series presented by Mohegan Sun was held on Monday at Ellington Ridge Country Club. The team contest format for this event was two low gross scores on each hole.
The home team from Ellington Ridge Country Club, consisting of PGA Professional Kyle Bilodeau and amateurs Kj Camera, Rian Sullivan, and John Martello finished in first place at six-under par, 138. In second place came the team from Edgewood Golf Club, consisting of Head Pro Bob Mucha, and amateurs Mike Slyne, Jim Dirico, and Matt Keenan, who finished four-under par, 140.View More
Ron Dellostritto Named 2016 Connecticut Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Special Award Recipients will be honored Saturday, July 9, at Wethersfield Country Club
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (May 13, 2016) — Ron Dellostritto of Wethersfield Country Club has been named the 59th Golf Professional of the Year by the Board of Directors and the Special Awards Committee of the Connecticut Section PGA. The Golf Professional of the Year award is given for overall performance as a golf professional, leadership, service to his/her Section, the ability to inspire fellow professionals, and the promotion of the game of golf. Dellostritto will headline the 2016 Special Awards winners being honored on July 9 at the Special Awards Dinner at Wethersfield Country Club, presented by Club Car and supported by Kirk & Matz. The Golf Professional of the Year and other Special Award winners were announced during the Connecticut Section PGA Spring Membership Meeting on March 29 at the Golf Club of Avon.View More
McConachie and Rainaud Victorius at Lake of Isles
5-under par 67 good for 2 shot victory
N. STONINGTON, Conn. (May 3, 2016) - The season opening Senior-Junior Blind Draw Pro-Pro Championship of the Connecticut Section PGA was contested today at Lake of Isles. Jack McConachie of North Ridge Golf Club was paired with Adam Rainaud of the Black Hall Club and the team won the second annual competition with a five-under par 67. Their better-ball score included six birdies against one bogey, good for a two-stroke victory. Finishing second at 69 (-3) were Mike Carney of Watertown Golf Club and Zac Stennett of Tallwood Country Club.
The teams were formed by a blind draw that took place just before the 1:00 shotgun start. The field was divided into the senior and junior divisions by the median age of the field. Names were hand drawn from each division to form the teams.
Thank you to our tournament sponsors, Lake of Isles, PGA TOUR and Stuart Miller Golf Sales, for their support of the Connecticut Section PGA.View More
Willow Brook Golf Course, the Golf Center at Lyman Orchards, and The First Tee of Connecticut to Host Local Qualifiers for 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship
Registration Opens for Children Age 7-15 on January 26
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (January 12, 2016) – The United States Golf Association (USGA), Masters Tournament and the PGA of America officially launched the 2017 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship by announcing the qualifying schedule for the upcoming year. Willow Brook Golf Course, the Golf Center at Lyman Orchards, and The First Tee of Connecticut are set to host local qualifiers in Connecticut, providing junior golfers the opportunity to advance and earn an invitation to next year’s National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club. The qualifying schedule is available on the event’s website, and online registration will also be available at www.DriveChipandPutt.com, starting Tuesday, January 26, 2016.
Willow Brook Golf Course, located in South Windsor, Conn., will host the first local qualifier in Connecticut on Monday, July 11. The deadline for entries for the Willow Brook G.C. qualifier is Wednesday, July 6.View More
City of Hartford Golf Courses to Host Inaugural Hartford Women's Open and 85th Connecticut PGA Championship
Connecticut Section PGA to Operate Championships at Goodwin Park GC and Keney Park GC
SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (January 11, 2016) – The City of Hartford and Connecticut Section PGA are pleased to announce that in 2016 the City of Hartford Golf Courses, Goodwin Park Golf Course and Keney Park Golf Course, will host the Hartford Women’s Open and the 85th edition of the Connecticut PGA Championship.
The inaugural 36-hole Hartford Women’s Open will be contested on Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19, with round one held at Goodwin Park and round two contested at Keney Park. The event will be open to both professional and amateur female golfers with no age or handicap limit.View More