Only One Player Under Par at the Ipswich CC Qualifier - MASSGOLF

Only One Player Under Par at the Ipswich CC Qualifier


IPSWICH, Massachusetts –  On the first day of qualifying for the 2019 Massachusetts Mid Amateur Championship, 15 competitors from Wednesday’s qualifier at Ipswich CC earned entrance into the Championship Proper being contested at Brae Burn CC at the end of September. The Championship Proper will feature 54-holes of stroke play over three days of competition.  The field will be cut down from 120 players to 30 plus ties after 36-holes.

An additional six competitors who finished one spot below the final qualifying spot at today’s qualifying site 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.


In the third qualifier of the day, Brae Burn’s Sean Deale fired the lowest and only under par score of the day, with a 2-under 70. Deale advances to the Championship proper along with 14 other competitors who qualified on Wednesday. He came out firing with a birdie on the par-5 first hole and adding another on the fifth. Deale unfortunately made double bogey and bogey towards the end of the front nine, but quickly turned it around on the back side. From there, he recorded three birdies over the stretch of holes 12 to 15 and was smooth sailing heading into the scorers table. Recording a 1-over 37 on the front and a 3-under 33 on the back.

Deale joined Aengus McAllister (The Country Club) as the only two competitors to finish at par or under on Wednesday. Behind Deale’s 2-under 70 mark, Wednesday’s qualifying scores ranged from 1-over 73 to 5-over 77.

Celebrating its 36th year in 2019, the Massachusetts Mid Amateur Championship is one of Mass Golf’s youngest Championship. 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 25th birthday by September 24, 2019.

Sean Deale (Brae Burn CC) 70
Aengus McAllister (The Country Club) 72
Bradd Pearsons (Renaissance) 73
Gregory Poor (Ipswich CC) 73
Mauricio Sirias (Tour Greater Bos) 74
Patrick Paulson (Stow Acres CC) 74
John Gilmartin (Indian Ridge CC) 74
James Staffieri (Indian Ridge CC) 75
Brian T. Folley (Springfield CC) 76
Andrew Howard (Norfolk GC) 76
Jeffrey Friel (Woburn CC) 76
Richard Marcellino (Ipswich CC) 76
Zach Camarra (Worcester CC) 77
Andy Berman (Nashawtuc CC) 77
John Carroll (Indian Ridge CC) 77

Brendan Carr (Granite Links GC)
Chris Snyder (Woodland GC)
Jeff Weishaar (Renaissance)
Jeffrey Sovis (Ould Newbury GC)
Daniel Serafin (Blackstone GC)
Todd Scioli (Thomson CC)

The 2019 Massachusetts Mid Amateur Championship will be contested at Brae Burn CC from September 24-26.

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