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PGA Pro-Junior Invitational

Professional Brian Hussey and juniors Sarah Houle, Josh Houle, and Abir Singh win team contest

The 2016 PGA Pro-Junior Invitational teed off at the Golf Club of Avon on Tuesday, as twenty-nine PGA professionals and over 80 juniors competed in an 18-hole modified Stableford contest with both individual and team contests.


The team consisting of PGA Professional Brian Hussey of Rock Ridge Country Club and juniors Sarah Houle and Josh Houle of Sandy Hook, Conn., and Abir Singh of Newtown, Conn. took home first prize in the team contest with a score of 124. Sarah Houle lead the team competition by winning the Girls division with a score of 33, as brother Josh Houle finished with a 30, good for T-11th place in the Boys 16-18 age division. Abir Singh finished with a 29 in the individual contest, earning him a T-2nd finish in the Boys 13-15 division. Hussey rounded out the team scores with a 32, good for a T-9th finish in the Professional division.


Taking home second place in the team contest was PGA Professional Zac Stennett of Tallwood CC., who won the professional division with a score of 40 points, along with juniors Alexander Tarbox of Ellington, Conn. with a score of 32, Tyler Woodward of Durham, Conn. with a 26, and Alex Lederman of Canton, Conn. with a 24.


Thomas Durkin of Suffield, Conn. won the Boys 16-18 contest with a score of 39, as Tyler Hahn of Avon, Conn. finished in second, closely behind Durkin with a score of 37. Emma Beaulieu of Longmeadow, Mass. finished in second place in the Girls Division, tallying a score of 28.


Bob Mucha of Southwick, Mass. finished in second place in second place in the professional division and first place in the senior division with a score of 39, and Dave Dell of Simsbury, Conn. rounded out the top three professionals with a score of 37.


Thank you to Host Professional Ryan Hall and his staff at Golf Club of Avon for hosting the event. Another thank you to event sponsors USA Hauling & Recycling, the PGA Tour, PING, All American Waste, and OMEGA.





Brian Hussey, PGA (Rock Ridge Country Club)

     Sarah Houle

     Josh Houle

     Abir Singh

Golf Club of Avon

 Scott Knights, PGA (Glastonbury Hills CC)

     Ryan Kaelin

     Colin Luca

     Sean LeLasher

Great Neck Country Club

 Kevin Smith, PGA (Rockledge GC)

     Avery Schott

     Luke Carroll

     Noah Hedberg

Hartford Golf Club

 Joe Mentz, PGA (Connecticut Section PGA)

     Connor Cunningham

     Aaron Donnelli

     Noah Peterson

The Course at Yale

 Tim Quirk, PGA (Longmeadow CC)

      William Aye

      Liam Dunne

      Drew Quirk

The Course at Yale

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By: Sam Dostaler, Connecticut Section PGA Publicist

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