The Remy Cup Matches
Junior Team Matches - Connecticut Section versus New England PGA Sections
Named in honor of Jim Remy, past president of the PGA of America from the New England PGA Section, the 3rd annual Remy Cup Matches took place on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln, RI. In 2015 twelve (12) Connecticut Section PGA Junior members will be selected to represent to compete against members of the New England Section PGA Junior Golf Association members. The Remy Cup Matches return to the Connecticut Section and will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The Connecticut Section PGA Junior Team won the 3rd Remy Cup with a score of 4 to New England’s score of 2. Congratulations to the team and to the entire Connecticut Section PGA Junior Golf Association for a truly outstanding season!
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
Stafford, Ensign, Garvin, DeRienzo and Kane victorious at the John D. Wardlaw Memorial Junior Open
NEWINGTON, Conn. (July 28, 2015) – If a deep, talented field and a testing Indian Hill Country Club weren’t challenge enough, contested also battled the searing heat and humidity at Tuesday’s John D. Wardlaw Memorial Junior Open.
Matthew Stafford of West Suffield, Conn. chipped-in on the 18th hole for birdie and a one-over par 73, securing a one-stroke victory in the Boys 16-18 division over Carter Swanson of Hebron, Conn. (74, +2). Jake Hedberg of Newington, Conn. finished in third place at 76 (+4). The John. D Wardlaw Memorial is Stafford’s second victory of the summer, having previously won the Fairview Farm Junior Classic.
Joseph Ensign of Rocky Hill, Conn. emerged from a tight race to capture the Boys 13-15 division, his first victory of the summer season. Ensign’s five-over par 77 was good for a one-stroke victory over Matthew Chorches of West Hartford, Conn. and Colby Norton of Harwinton, Conn. (78, +6). Finishing tied-fourth at 79 (+7) were Luke Carroll of West Hartford, Conn. and Connor Piecuch of East Longmeadow, Mass.
Angela Garvin posted a stellar two-over par 75 to capture the Girls 18-hole division by nine-strokes over Katherine Mullen of Burlington, Conn. (84, +11). Finishing in a tie for third were Sarah Houle of Sandy Hook, Conn. and Katelyn Jylkka of Portland, Conn. (88, +15). Garvin has now captured seven 2015 Junior TOUR events this summer.
In the 9-hole divisions, Michael DeRienzo of Southbury, Conn. posted an impressive one-over par 38 to win the Boys Division in a match of cards over Michael Walling of Newington, Conn. Tyler Flood of Southbury, Conn., Thomas Lynch of Glastonbury, Conn. and Bradley Sawka of Ellington, Conn. all finished tied for third at 43 (+6). In the Girls Division, McKenzie Kane of Berlin, Conn. finished with a solid score of 54 (+17), to win by nine-strokes over Leslie Li of West Hartford, Conn. (65). This is DeRienzo’s second victory of the summer season, and the first for Kane.
Congratulations to our winners Matthew Stafford, Joseph Ensign, Angela Garvin, Michael DeRienzo and McKenzie Kane!