Young Guns Perform at Jack Kelly Junior PGA Tournament of Champions
Whaley Captures Third Straight Title at 14; Walthouse Pumped over biggest Win Yet
Connecticut Section Assistants Venture West for the Callaway Golf PGA Assistant Championship
Rainaud, Mongillo, and D’Amario Poised for Another Championship Title
Elite Connecticut Section Junior Golfers Descend on Shennecossett for Jack Kelly PGA Junior Tournament of Champions
Defending Champion, Kelly Whaley, Looks to Three-peat; Three Boys, Two Girls Battling for Player of the Year Titles
JGA Members Featured on Patch.com
DiVencentis, Lyon, and Steinberg Showcased in Local News
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (August 31, 2011) - Patch.com has quickly grown into the place to go for local and community news. Check out the profiles on our Junior Golf Association Members!
DiVincentis Aims to end Junior PGA Season on a High Note - Durham.Patch.com
Lyon roars up the CTPGA Junior Golf TOUR Standings - Weston-CT.Patch.com
Confident Steinberg Takes Aim at Top of Connecticut Junior PGA - WestHartford.Patch.com
Information on PGALinks for PGA Members Affected by Natural Disasters
We Hope that You and Your Families Remain SafePALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (August 27, 2011) - PGA Members can logo onto PGALinks for Assistance Programs that can help them prepare for an emergency. The Connecticut Section office will power down at 11 AM EST on Saturday, August 27 and will remain inactive until Monday morning at the earliest, providing the office has power. During the shutdown, no e-mail service will be available and staff will not be able to access the web or edit the section website.
$20,000 Raised in the Harry Nowobilski Memorial Celebrity Amateur
$17,500 Donated to Connecticut PGA Golf FoundationHEBRON, Conn. (August 25, 2011) - The 9th Annual Harry Nowobilski Memorial Celebrity Amateur went off without a hitch today at Tallwood C.C. With bad weather imminent, amateurs and celebrities alike showed their charitable spirit for a good cause. $20,000 was raised during the event benefiting both the Connecticut PGA Golf Foundation and the First Tee of Connecticut. Participating celebrities included radio sports announcers, grammy & emmy winning composers & singers, former PGA TOUR players, hockey superstars and maybe the most notable celebrity, past President of the PGA of America, Jim Remy. View More
D'Amario Captures Connecticut PGA Professional Championship
D'Amario and Street Earn Berth in 45th PGA Professional National ChampionshipGROTON, Conn. (August 23, 2011) – Adam D’Amario of The Ranch G.C., winner of the 15th Connecticut PGA Professional Championship, August 22-23 at Shennecossett Golf Course, will lead runner-up, Billy Street of New Haven C.C. and the Connecticut Section Player of the Year to compete in the 45th PGA Professional National Championship, June 24-27, 2012, at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, Calif. D’Amario turned in a winning total of two-under-par 140 to capture the Championship title by two strokes. Street was runner-up winning a three hole sudden death playoff against Ed Slattery of Candlewood Valley C.C. after both firing an even 142. View More
Rainy Conditions Perfect for Bete and Yatsenick
First Time Boys Winner in Final TOUR EventWATERBURY, Conn. (August 25, 2011) – Brandon Bete of Greenfield, Mass. and Nicole Yatsenick of Middlebury, Conn. make the most out of a dreary day at the Country Club of Waterbury for the final Junior Golf TOUR stop before the Jack Kelly Tournament of Champions. Bete captures his first win of the season firing a one-under-par 68 in the Pat Jackman Junior Classic today. With three top five wins this season, Bete was able to shoot his lowest tournament round of the season for the victory. Yatsenick, a consistent top 5 finisher this season, makes this win her fourth beating out Marissa Grillo of Avon, Conn. by one stroke with a six-over 78.
Adam D'Amario Leads by Two in the Connecticut PGA Professional Championship after Round One
Fires 3-under Par 68 at Shennecossett Golf Course; Former Champions Giancola and Kelley TwoStrokes Back
GROTON, Conn. (August 22, 2011) - Adam D'Amario, of The Ranch Golf Club, finds himself atop of the leaderboard in the 15th Annual Connecticut PGA Professional Championship after round one. D'Amario stood at 2-over par after only four holes, but had five birdies from there to post a 3-under par 68 at the famed Shennecossett Golf Course. Past champions, Kevin Giancola and Tony Kelley sit two strokes back at one-under-par. Fourteen PGA Professionals lerk within five strokes of D'Amario making this anyone's tournament to win. See the complete round one results here.View More