Connecticut Section PGA holds 84th Annual Fall Meeting
New Directors Elected, Members Honored, Hall of Fame Class Inducted, and PGA Team Captain name
NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (November 20, 2017) – The Connecticut Section PGA held its 84th Annual Fall Meeting on Monday at Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn. There were a total of 138 attendees, including 133 PGA Professionals, 110 of whom were voting members. Voting delegates elected and welcomed two new members to the Section Board of Directors, Sean Busca, Clinton Country Club; and Mark Moriarty, The First Tee of Connecticut.
Frank Leja and Mike Zaranek Team to Win Season Ending Del Kinney Pro-Pro Championship
CROMWELL, Conn (November 13, 2017) The Connecticut Section PGA’s season ending tournament, the Del Kinney Pro-Pro Championship, was held Monday, November 13th at the TPC River Highlands. Named in honor of Del Kinney, Sr., the 1949 Connecticut PGA Champion, the four ball team format has remained one of the premier Section events for more than 50 years.
Frank Leja and Mike Zaranek of Crestview Country Club carded six birdies against only two bogeys, good for a four-under par, 66, and a one-stroke victory. Leja and Zaranek had an impressive finish, with four consecutive birdies on the last five holes.
Ian Marshall of the Watertown Golf Club and Jan Wivestead of Crestbrook Park Golf Club finished in second place at three-under par, 67. Three teams tied for third at two-under par, 68, David Corrado and Kevin Telford of TPC River Highlands, Rick Fleury of Elmcrest Country Club and Kevin Piecuch of Greenfield Country Club, and Tony Kelley and Rick Leal of Wycoff Country Club.
Thank you to our sponsors Cutter & Buck and the PGA TOUR for supporting the Del Kinney Pro-Pro Championship, and to TPC River Highlands for hosting the event.