25 Advance on Second Day of Junior Amateur Qualifying - MASSGOLF

Three Qualifiers Held Thursday across Bay State for Mass. Junior Championship

For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019

NORTON, Massachusetts –  On the second day of qualifying for the 2019 Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship, 25 competitors from Thursday’s three qualifiers held at Ould Newbury Golf Club, Amherst Golf Club and Bayberry Hills Golf Course earned entrance into the Championship Proper being contested at Bernardston’s Crumpin-Fox Club in mid-August. For the second straight year, this year’s Championship Proper will feature a mix of both stroke play and match play, as all competitors will play 36-holes of stroke play over the first two days of competition, with the top-16 competitors advancing to match play for the final two days of competition.

An additional five competitors who finished one spot below the final qualifying spot at each of the three qualifying sites earned alternate status and will be placed on a priority list per the Alternate Policy, which can be found on the Mass Golf Policies and Procedures Page.

ONLINE: OULD NEWBURY RESULTS | AMHERST GC RESULTS | BAYBERRY HILLS RESULTS | JUNIOR AMATEUR HOME PAGE

At Ould Newbury Golf Club, the duo of Brandon Farrin & Michael Yfantopulos each took a share of medalist honors, carding 2-over 72 in their 18-hole qualifiers. Will Lodge fired a 1-over 71 at the Amherst Golf Club qualifier to top the leaderboard while on Cape Cod, Aidan O’Donovan tallied five birdies on his home course to earn a share of the lead with Pembroke’s Nathan Ingram, who split two birdies with two bogeys Thursday.

Celebrating its 101st  year in 2019, the Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship has long been associated as one of the top junior golf competitions in the country. It is open to amateur golfers who have an active Mass Golf/GHIN Handicap Index at any public, private, semi-private, municipal or non-real estate Mass Golf member course/club and who have reached their 14th birthday and will not reach their 19th birthday by midnight August 22, 2019.

QUALIFIERS (OULD NEWBURY):
Brandon Farrin (MIAA) 72
Michael Yfantopulos (Vesper CC) 72
Yeetang Kwok (Indian Ridge CC) 73
Pete Delmonico (Brae Burn CC) 73
Michael Papamechail (Beverly G&TC) 74
Aidan Daly (Essex CC) 74
Aidan LeBlanc (MIAA) 74

ALTERNATES (OULD NEWBURY):
Aaron Paskowski (Beverly G&TC)

QUALIFIERS (AMHERST):
Will Lodge (MIAA) 71
John Soltys (Cold Spring CC) 73
Jack Hogan (Springfield CC) 76
Like Willenborg (The Ranch GC) 77
Cameron Kratovil (Bayberry Hills GC) 77

ALTERNATES (AMHERST):
Connor Champoux (MIAA)
Derek Alibozek (Forest Park CC)

QUALIFIERS (BAYBERRY HILLS)
Aidan O’Donovan (Beverly Hills GC) 72
Nathan Ingram (CC of Halifax) 72
Thomas Bissett (Olde Barnstable) 73
Brian Glennon (Cohasset GC) 74
Jacob Finard (Pine Brook GC) 74
Alan Rose III (Oyster Harbors) 75
Drew Hurley (Marshfield CC) 76
Teddy Freking (MIAA) 77
Connor Levesque (Olde Barnstable) 77
Brendan Maykel (Worcester CC) 77
Matt Lukasevicz (Highfields G&CC) 77
Bradley Gillen (LeBaron Hills CC) 77
Jake McKenzie (MIAA) 77
Mike Ford (MIAA) 77

ALTERNATES (BAYBERRY HILLS)
Joseph Healey (Norfolk GC)
Ethan Sual (Marlborough CC)

UP NEXT
The 2019 Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship will be contested at Crumpin-Fox Club from August 19-22. Qualifying for the Championship Proper is scheduled to take place at six sites from June 25 to July 8. Additional qualifiers will be held on the following days:

July 2 – Dudley Hill GC
July 8 – Lexington GC

 

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