May 18, 2017
Pictured above is the challenging 570 yd Par-5 18th hole at TGC at SACCONNESSET - host of this years' Mass Open Championship and also host of May 18th's CAPE COD PGA's Pro-3Am sponsored by the Bobby Byrnes Pubs across the Cape. 21 teams competed. Low Professional prize was won by Bay Pointe's PGA Pro Scott Trethewey whose -1 under par 71 edged the ageless wonder Bob Giusti by two shots. In fact, The Back Nine Club's (Lakeville) pro (68 yrs old) turned toward home -2 under par but recorded a pedestrian 39 on the back nine to lose by two shots, while Oyster Harbors' PGA Assistant Matt Baran suffered similar fate returning a 33-39 - even par 72 to lose by one.
May 4th, 2017
The highly experienced team from Chequesset CC, Wellfleet (above) - led by longtime Cape Pro Jim Knowles - PGA took down top honors (Low Net Team) at the CCPGA Ridge Club Pro-Am, and in doing so qualified for this fall's Mohegan Sun Pro-Am which invites other qualifiers from New England & New York. Knowles (2nd from left with the unique hat) and his team - Bob Hasssett, Bob Studley & Carl Brotman fired -13 under par 58 in the 1BB of 4 NET competition. Kings Way PGA HP Bob Miller, whose 72 won Low Pro, led his team to Low Gross collecting 7 birdies offset by no team bogies. Miller was joined by veterans Ed Alves, Steve Mathias & Bob Silvia as they returned 64 to capture the gross division.
April 27, 2017
The LANES BOWL & BISTRO Pro-Am at Pocasset GC was won the team from Sandwich Hollows, but Low Professional (even par 72) was won by Oyster Harbors PGA HP Sean Edmonds (left) and his partners – (l to r) William Sullivan, Stephen Shea and Ryan Chase. Sully recorded a pair of deuces to help his team finish in the money.
Finishing second place in the 2 BB of 4 competition was the Upper Cape 4-some representing 15thgolfclub.com – led by Brad Sherman – PGA (far right) and (l to r) Greg Fenton, Dominic Macone and soon to married Peter Hartmann! Their -10 under par 134 was one higher than the Tobey team. In all, 21 teams from across the Cape competed on the lush grounds of Pocasset GC hosted by PGA HP Jeff Halunen and GCSAA Superintendent Steve Carr, and sponsored by Jeff Moore, proprietor of THE LANES and three BOBBY BYRNES PUBS on Cape Cod.
April 19, 2017
CAPE COD NATIONAL sweeps to victory – both in team and individual pro competition in cold blustery conditions at Eastward Ho! Golf Club today – April 19th. Pictured below with our sponsors is the winning foursome from CCN whose -4 under par in the 2BB of 4 team competition bested three teams finishing tied for 2nd just two shots back. Winning low pro was 2016 Wessner POY Gregg Richbourg from CCN who fired a magnificent 73 in the ‘toughest’ of conditions, two shots ahead of newly minted Bay Pointe PGA HP Scott Trethewey (75) and three shots clear of a pair of colleagues who returned 76’s – Campbell and 2016 CCPGA Chapter Champion Matt Baran.
(left to right) Clem Lamarre (Cobra Puma), Bill Stone, Rich Murphy, Jim Campbell (PGA Head Pro),
John Crook, Keith Swenson (ARCCOS 360
2017 PGA BOWLING LEAGUE