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James Giampaolo Captures National Car Rental Connecticut Assistant PGA Professional Title

Earns Berth in 43rd National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship taking place in November BERLIN, Conn. (September 3, 2019) – James Giampaolo, assistant professional at Shuttle Meadow Country Club, shot a 5-under par 67 this morning,

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CHRIS TALLMAN WINS 88th CONNECTICUT PGA CHAMPIONSHIP BY SEVEN SHOTS

Street, Mentz, Leja, Ungvarsky, and Stennett tie for second HARTFORD, Conn. – First round co-leader Chris Tallman made three consecutive birdies on the back nine today at Keney Park Golf Course and separated himself for all other contenders in the

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Remarkable Hole in One in first round of the 88th Connecticut PGA Championship

ON HIS FIRST SWING AS A CONNECTICUT SECTION PGA PROFESSIONAL KYLE PUZZO MAKES A HOLE IN ONE ON THE PAR 4 FIRST HOLE Chris Tallman and Billy Street lead with 4-under par 66s HARTFORD, Conn. – There maybe two at the top of the leaderboard and a total

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Jim Hanlon Named 2019 Connecticut Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year

SOUTH GLASTONBURY, Conn. (August 26, 2019) — Jim Hanlon of The Farms Country Club has been named the 62nd Golf Professional of the Connecticut Section PGA. The Golf Professional of the Year award is given for overall performance as a golf

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Mark Moriarty honored by the First tee of Connecticut

By Bruce Berlet HARTFORD, Conn. – When Mark Moriarty was named executive director of The First Tee of Connecticut 20 months ago, he had mighty big shoes to fill. Bruce Wilson had been president and chief executive officer since TFTCT’s modest

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Mike Martin and Mark Farrell Lead Senior Connecticut PGA Championship after Round One

Mike Martin and Mark Farrell Lead Senior Connecticut PGA Championship after Round One NEW HAVEN, Conn. (August 12, 2019) – Defending Champion Mike Martin of Tashua Knolls Golf Course and Mark Farrell of H. Smith Richardson Golf Course each shot

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PGA Boys Junior Championship

HARTFORD, Conn. – When Jack Heath was 2 years old, his mother, Kelley, wanted to get him out of the house so she sent him off to the golf course with his dad, Ron. “I encouraged him to go driving range because golf is all he wanted to do,”

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Robin Byrd Dominates, Winning the Connecticut Senior Open by Eight

Back to Back 65s By Bruce Berlet GROTON, Conn. (July 16, 2019) – One of golf’s all-time “traveling man” has a simple motto about his favorite game.   “Wherever there’s a course, I’ll play,” Robin Byrd said. “I’ve been playing

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PGA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Bruce Berlet   It’s only fitting and appropriate that Lindsey Hansen and Chuck Lasher will enter the Connecticut Section PGA Professional Hall of Fame together.   After all, Hansen and Lasher both live in Southington and spent 23 years

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Robin Byrd ties Shennecossett Course Record and leads the 2019 Connecticut Senior Open

Byrd shoots 65; Ken Green is two shots back at 67 GROTON, Conn. (July 15, 2019) – The 37th Connecticut Senior Open at Shennecossett Golf Course got underway today under perfect scoring conditions. Then the wind came up. Only three players;

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