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Hilleview Professional Takes Top Spot at SPS #2
Christopher Carter, PGA (Hillview GC) shot a one-under par 70 to take the top spot at Stroke Play Series #2 at Sterling National Country Club on Monday. He was the only NEPGA Professional to finish under par in the event.
Carter played in the final group of the day and had powerful competition in Shawn Warren, PGA (Falmouth CC) and John Fields, PGA (Belmont CC). Carter came out with strong play on the front, making birdies on the second and fourth holes. He’d make only one bogey on the par three seventh, to turn at one under. After the turn, he made a birdie on the 12th, but followed it up with two bogeys, one on the 13th and 16th. On the closing hole, Carter sunk a clutch putt to make birdie and move back to one-under.
New England Marathon
Interstate 99 a huge success as team raises almost $10,000 for Foundation.
-New England, USA
The New England PGA’s Interstate 99 Golf Marathon was a huge success on Tuesday. The team raised more than $9,000 and saw many smiles throughout a very long day.
Dave McAdams, Ryan Kesten, PGA, Mike Higgins, Chris Clayton and Tommy Austin played in what turned out to be 108 holes for the day. They began at the Quechee Club in Quechee, VT at 5am. After playing 36 holes in just under two hours, the team loaded back into the van and headed to the next course. They then traveled to play 18 holes at Montcalm GC in NH, The Ledges GC in ME, Renaissance in MA, and Kirkbrae CC in RI.
At most locations the group featured a guest player. In VT and NH Honorary President Larry Kelley, PGA joined the group. In NH, PGA Professional Corey Mansfield, PGA was also on hand to play a fast-paced 18 holes with the group. In ME, NEPGA President Rob Jarvis was with the team, and in RI, Mike Bradshaw, PGA played.
At Quechee in VT, Renaissance in Mass., and The Ledges in ME, PGA professionals were on hand to help the group move through their respective courses and offer advice. T.J. Anthione, PGA had everything ready for the NEPGA team when they arrived at 5am. Stuart Cady, PGA and Ben Tyler, PGA gave the players some lunch and extra golf balls on the course. Dan Limauro, PA at the Ledges gave some course advice and helped the team navigate through member groups.