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Funeral Arrangements for Bob Baldassari Sr, PGA

Robert “Bob” Henry Baldassari, PGA passed away on Wednesday, May 18th.  He was surrounded in physical presence by his three kids, and in spirit by hundreds of family and friends around the world who loved him.

Bob was born September 18, 1936 in Boston and lived in the North End of Boston through his childhood.  Bob attained PGA of America Class A Professional status in May of 1963 and continued for 53 years, all with the New England PGA Section.  Bob was a very proud PGA Professional and epitomized the ideals of PGA membership:  Integrity, service to others, fidelity to the game, pledge of honor and a great responsibility to uphold fair dealing with all.

Visitation hours will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3rd at the Barile Funeral Home (482 Main Street, Stoneham, MA).  Funeral Mass will be held at St. Athanasius Catholic Church (Reading, MA)  at  10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4th.  Internment will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery (Everett, MA).  The Baldassari family warmly asks that you also join them at a Celebration of Life reception at Hillview Golf Club (North Reading, MA) at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4th.

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The Acushnet Eight

8 Teams Tie for Pro-Assistant Crown

Mattapoisett, MA


Congratulations to the eight winning teams of the 2016 Acushnet Golf Pro-Assistant Championship, held today at The Bay Club at Mattapoisett in Mattapoisett, MA.  This longstanding event has seen many great Champions, but this year was historic as eight teams tied for the title in this 18-hole Championship.


The winning teams were as follows: Head Professional Pat Gunning, PGA,  Matt Cahill, PGA and Jeff Sanders, PGA of The Kittansett Club, Head Professional Matt Walsh, PGA and Nate Adelson, PGA of Warwick CC, Head Professional Adam Hemeon, PGA, Brian Keiser, PGA and Eric Zadorian, PGA of Weston GC, Head Professional Matt Zdon, PGA and Jeff Atkinson, PGA of Belmont CC and Head Professional Sean Barrett, PGA and Shawn Warren, PGA  of Falmouth CC.  Each team of two Professionals fired a 3-under par 68 for the title under windy and tough conditions at The Bay Club.


A special thank you to Acushnet Company for the longstanding support of the NEPGA and its Professionals, as well as their Titleist and Footjoy representatives Bill Kent, Peter Butt, Bryan Saylor, David Woods, Mark Finnerty, Dave Greblick, Greg Ludes, and David Moynihan, PGA for being on-site throughout the day and running their famous putting contest for the Professionals.  Also a big thank you to host Professionals Greg Yeomans, PGA, John Paesani, PGA and Tracy Djerf, PGA for their hospitality.


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NEPGA Acushnet Pro Assistant Championship

The Bay Club - May 23, 2016

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