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Thursday, May 7, 2015

CT Section PGA pros win Challenge Cup


 The Connecticut Section PGA pros came from behind to defeat the CSGA Amateurs 34-29 and win the Cup for the fourth straight year. 

Street teamed with New Haven CC head pro Bill Wallis in this friendly four-ball and individual format CSGA amateurs Chet Hrostek and Kevin Josephson prevailed over the New Haven CC duo of William Wallis and Bill Street (above).

 In other action Thursday, Paul Barnsley, the head pro at Race Brook CC in Orange, and Mike Martin of New Haven both earned halves of their matches against Greg Reilly (CC of Darien) and Ross Kronberg (Great River GC), respectively. Barnsley and Martin also halved their four-ball match with Reilly and Kronberg.

 The results are as follows:

 44th Julius Boros Challenge Cup 
(at New Haven CC)
Individual results 
Fran Marrello, (CT Section, PGA Life Member) def. Jim Romaniello, (CSGA Amateurs, Shorehaven GC), 2.5-0.5
Tony Kelley, (CT Section, Wyckoff CC) halved match with Kevin Foster, (CSGA, Hop Meadow CC), 1.5-1.5
Chet Hrostek (CSGA, Oxford Greens GC) def. William Wallis (CT Section, New Haven CC), 3-0
Kevin Josephson (CSGA, CC of Farmington) def. William Street (CT Section, New Haven CC), 2.5-0.5
Mike Martin (CT Section, Tashua Knolls GC) halved match with Ross Kronberg (CSGA, Great River GC), 1.5-1.5
Greg Reilly (CSGA, CC of Darien) vs. Paul Barnsley (CT Section, Race Brook CC), 1.5-1.5
William Downes (CT Section, Hampden CC) def. Glen Boggini (CSGA, Ellington Ridge CC), 2.5-0.5
Brent Dietz (CSGA, Cedar Knob GC) def. Kevin Mahaffey (CT Section, Pequabuck GC), 2-1.
Adam Rainaud (CT Section, Black Hall Club) halved his match with John Jackopsic (CSGA, Gillette Ridge GC), 1.5-1.5.
Kevin Shea (CT PGA, Great Neck CC) def. Chris Wiatr (CSGA, CC of Waterbury), 2-1.
Dave Dell (CT Section, Springfield CC) def. Dave Szewczul (CSGA, Tunxis Plantation CC), 2-1
Kevin Giancola (CT Section, Golf Quest) def. Raymond Floyd, Jr, (CSGA, Innis Arden GC), 3-0.
Kyle Bilodeau (CT PGA, Ellington Ridge CC) halved his match with Addison Owens (CSGA, Washington Club), 1.5-1.5.
Frank Leja (CT Section, Crumpin-Fox GC) def. Rob Violet (CSGA, Tower Ridge CC), 2.5-0.5.
Four-ball results
Romaniello-Foster def. Marrello-Kelley, 3-0; Hrostek-Josephson def. Wallis-Street 2-1; Barnsley-Martin halved match with Kronberg-Reilly, 1.5-1.5; Boggini-Dietz def. Downes-Mahaffy, 3-0; Rainaud-Shea def. Jackopsic-Wiatr, 2-1; Dell-Giancola def. Szewczul-Floyd 3-0; Bilodeau-Leja def. Owens-Violet, 3-0.
ea def. Jackopsic-Wiatr, 2-1; Dell-Giancola def. Szewczul-Floyd 3-0; Bilodeau-Leja def. Owens-Violet, 3-0.