Mass Golf | Players of the Year

2021 SENIOR Player of the Year

The following lists points earned for each qualifying event.

Norfolk County Classic – Senior Division >> May 15 – 16

  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 60
  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 30
  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 20
  • Michael Mertes (Crumpin-Fox Club) – 20
  • Frank Vana, Jr (Marlborough CC) – 20
  • Chuck Gomes (Segregansett CC) – 20

 

Massachusetts Senior Four-Ball Championship >> June 1- 2

  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 50
  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 50
  • Tai Lee (Granite Links GC) – 35
  • Jim Bandera (Plymouth CC) – 35
  • Peter Harrison (Vesper CC) – 18
  • Jim Duffy (Brae Burn CC) – 18
  • Todd Ezold (Twin Hills CC) – 18
  • Jack Dombek (Twin Hills CC) – 18
  • Jack Kearney (Westover GC) – 18
  • Frank Vana, Jr. (Marlborough CC) – 18
  • Jim Ruschioni (Wachusett CC) – 18
  • Paul Nunez (Ludlow CC) – 18
  • Michael Mertes (Crumpin-Fox Club) – 18
  • Ronald Laverdiere (Crumpin-Fox Club) – 18

 

The Invitational >> June 9 – 10

  • Jim Ruschioni (Wachusett CC) – 40
  • Jon Fasick (New England CC) – 13
  • Don Foberg (Plymouth CC) – 13
  • Doug Parigian (Long Meadow GC) – 13

 

U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

  • John McNeill (Amateur Golf Tour of NE) – 63

 

U.S Senior Open Championship >> July 8 – 11

Ouimet Memorial Tournament >> July 28 – 30

  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 140
  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 100
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 100
  • Gene Gonzalez (Charles River CC) – 68
  • Tai Lee (Granite Links GC) – 68
  • John McNeill (Amateur Golf Tour of NE) – 68

 

Senior Hornblower >> August 23 – 24

  • John McNeill (Amateur Golf Tour of NE) – 120
  • David Pierce (Thorny Lea GC) – 90
  • Mike Verde (Easton CC) – 90
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 65
  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 65
  • Jeffrey Supko (Brae Burn CC) – 35
  • Andrew Falcone (Plymouth CC) – 35
  • Mike McKenna (Far Corner GC) – 35
  • Don Reycroft (Bayberry Hills/Bass River) 10
  • Michael Arter (Segregansett CC) – 10

 

U.S. Senior Amateur Qualifying

  • Mike McKenna (Far Corner GC) – 125
  • Daniel Harding (Wellesley CC) – 125
  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 125
  • Dean Godek (Agawam Municipal GC) – 125
  • Don Reycroft (Bayberry Hills/Bass River) – 100
  • Darin Eddy (Marshfield CC) – 100
  • Frank Vana, Jr (Marlborough CC) – 100
  • Jack Kearney (Westover GC) – 50
  • Joe Walker (Dennis Pines GC) – 50
  • Jeffrey Supko (Brae Burn CC) – 25

 

Tarlow Invitational – Senior Division >> August 31 – September 1

  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 40
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 20
  • David Pierce (Thorny Lea GC) – 10

 

U.S. Senior Amateur Championship >> August 28 – September 2

  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 150

 

New England Senior Amateur Championship >> September 14 – 15

  • John McNeill (Amateur Golf Tour of NE) – 300
  • Mark Dennish (Old Sandwich GC) – 31
  • Chuck Tryder (Bellevue GC) – 31
  • Andy Congdon (Wyantenuck CC) – 31
  • Mark Vassalotti (Barnstable Golf) – 31
  • Marty McDonald (Worcester CC) – 10
  • Jack Kearney (Westover GC) – 10

 

Massachusetts Senior Amateur Championship >> September 28 – 29

  • Keith Smith (Franklin CC) – 300
  • David Pierce (Thorny Lea GC) – 150
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 150
  • Frank Vana, Jr. (Marlborough CC) – 150
  • Bud Schultz (Black Rock CC) – 45
  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 45
  • Mike Verde (Easton CC) – 30
  • Chuck Tryder (Bellevue GC) – 20
  • Andrew Berman (Kittansett Club) – 12
  • Patrick Dalton (Pocasset GC) – 12
  • Andy Congdon (Wyantenuck CC) – 12

 

Massachusetts Super Senior Amateur Championship >> October 4 – 5

  • Don Reycroft (Bayberry Hills/Bass River) – 60
  • Steve Camara (Ferncroft CC) – 30
  • Don Foberg (Plymouth CC) – 20
  • Bruce Carter (Green Hill Municipal GC) – 10
  • Al Alminas (Franconia/Veterans GC) – 10
  • Carter Fasick (Westborough GC) – 10
  • Neal Piliavin (Wollaston GC) – 10

 

Cape Cod Senior Amateur >> Oct 29 – Nov 7

  • Kevin Carey (Dennis Pines GC) – 60
  • Dan Hanson (Captains GC) – 25
  • Mark Lemons (Cyprian Keyes GC) – 10

 

 

Points Earned by Senior Players from Richard D. Haskell Player of the Year Point System:

Hornblower Memorial >> June 4 – 5

  • Steven Tasho (Thorny Lea GC) – 10

 

Worcester County Amateur >> July 3 – 4

  • Michael Mertes (Crumpin-Fox Club) – 10

 

Massachusetts Amateur Championship >> July 12 – 16

  • Frank Vana, Jr. (Marlborough CC) – 100

 

Massachusetts Amateur Public Links Championship >> August 17 – 18

  • Dean Godek (Agawam Municipal GC) – 10
  • Joe Walker (Dennis Pines GC) – 10

 

Massachusetts Mid-Amateur Championship >> September 9 – 11

  • Frank Vana, Jr. (Marlborough CC) – 85
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) – 10