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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Durham's DiVincentis wins Junior Player of Year

Elizabeth DiVincentis of Durham, captured her second straight 2009 Connecticut Section PGA Junior Player of the Year award. DiVincentis, 15, entered 16 Junior Golf Tour tournaments this season, winning 11 of them with a score average of 77.44
In the boys’ division, John Flaherty, 16, of Glastonbury, captured his first Player of the Year title with a score average of 73.92.

Deutsche Bank renews sponsorship

The rampant rumors about Deutsche Bank possibly ending title sponsorhip with the Boston-based tournament was just that...rumors.

Deutsche Bank announced today that it has renewed its commitment to the tournament through 2012. It will remain the second of four FedEx Cup playoff events.

Which means the Travelers Championship will be staying put the week after the U.S. Open.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Ahern wins state Mid-Amateur title

Brian Ahern from Wampanoag Country Club posted rounds of 70 and 73 Tuesday to win the 23rd Connecticut Mid-Amateur Championship at Rockrimmon CC in Stamford. Ahern had a three-round total of 3-under-par 213.
Ahern was the only player under par for the championship. Jeff Hedden, the 2009 champion from the Black Hall Club, was the runner-up, 5 strokes behind Ahern at 2-over 218. Robert Diskin (Rockrimmon CC) finished third at 4-over 220.
Jim Gentile, Monday's first-round leader from Rockledge GC, shot rounds of 78 and 77 to tie for sixth place at 6-over 222.

Marrello wins Senior Connecticut PGA

Fran Marrello of Canaan CC won the 59th Senior Connecticut PGA Championship at Stonington CC by 1 shot over Ted Perez (East Mountain CC). Marrello finished with a two day total of 143. Marrello, Perez (144) and John Paesani of Norwich GC (145) all earned spots in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship Oct. 7–10 at Toscana CC in Indian Wells, Calif. and Rancho La Quinta CC in La Quinta, Calif.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Last Average Joe coming this week

My alter ego plays his 18th and final hole at Alling Memorial Golf Course's No. 12, a 210-yard par-3, against Alling's head pro Larry Thornhill.
Next week, we will rank all 18 holes Average Joe played this season.

You can read about West Hartford native's Liz Janangelo's second full season on the LPGA Tour here.