Connecticut PGA Junior Golf Association 2015
Table of Contents1 -
2 - Junior Golf Association Membership
3 - Activating Your Membership
4 - PGA Junior Golf TOUR
5 - Ranked Tournaments - Open Registration
6 - Junior Connecticut PGA Championship
7 - Little Linksters (12 & Under)
8 - PGA Pro-Junior Invitational
9 - Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions
10 - Jack Kelly Sportsmanship Awards
11 - Player of the Year
12 - The Remy Cup Matches
13 - Rules and Regulations
14 - Birdies For Charity
15 - Sanctioned Tournaments
Durkin, Garvin, Chorches, Kalk and Hidalgo victorious at the Hop Meadow Junior Open
SIMSBURY, Conn. (August 24, 2015) – The 2015 Connecticut PGA Junior Golf TOUR regular season wrapped on Monday at Hop Meadow Country Club in Simsbury, Conn., attracting more than 100 top junior golfers from Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.
Thomas Durkin of Suffield, Conn. posted a three-over par 75 to narrowly edge Matthew Manjos of Monroe, Conn. and Philippe Morin of Canton, Conn. (76, +4) to win the Boys 16-18 division. Finishing in a tie for fourth place at 77 (+5) were Nick Knisel of Weatogue, Conn., Peter Gehris of South Windsor, Conn., Ricky Nappi Berlin, Conn., and Nick Sullivan of Simsbury, Conn. The Hop Meadow Junior Open is Durkin’s first win of the 2015 season
Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass. emerged victorious on the first playoff hole over Katherine Mullen of Burlington, Conn. to win the Girls 18-hole division after both golfers tied in regulation at 83 (+11). Finishing in solo third was Julia Migliorati of Wethersfield, Conn. with a score of 89 (+17). This marks Garvin’s eighth Junior TOUR victory of 2015.
Matthew Chorches of West Hartford, Conn. earned his first victory of the 2015 season in the Boys 13-15 division, carding a solid four-over par 76 for a one-stroke over Eddie Morin of East Longmeadow, Mass. (77, +5). Finishing in a three-way tie for third place at 79 (+7) were Michael Bechard of Longmeadow, Mass., Justin Mathew of Rocky Hill, Conn. and Jake Bennett of Madison, Conn.
In the 9-hole divisions, Ethan Kalk of South Glastonbury, Conn. fired an impressive three-over par 39 to win the Boys division by three-strokes over Michael Hanratty of Avon, Conn. (42, +6). Jack Hall of Avon, Conn. finished in solo third place at 43 (+7). Mia Hidalgo of Cheshire, Conn. posted a solid score of 42 (+6) to win the Girls division by two-strokes over Sydney Hidalgo of Cheshire, Conn. (44, +8). Finishing in solo third place was Mia Scarpati of Ridgefield, Conn with a score of 46 (+10). This is Kalk’s seventh victory of the 2015 season, and the eighth for Hidalgo.
Congratulations to our winners Thomas Durkin, Angela Garvin, Matthew Chorches, Ethan Kalk and Mia Hidalgo, and thank you to PGA Professional Joe Cordani and his staff at Hop Meadow CC for hosting the event! The 2015 Junior TOUR season wraps on September 6th with the Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions at Shennecossett GC.