9 Advance From Meadow Brook Qualifier - MASSGOLF

11 ADVANCE FROM Meadow Brook QUALIFIER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 15, 2019

READING, Massachusetts  – On the first day of qualifying for the 2019 Massachusetts Super Senior Amateur Championship, being contested October 2-3 at Woods Hole Golf Club, 11 competitors from Thursday’s qualifier, held at Meadow Brook Golf Club in Reading, earned entrance into the Championship Proper.

An additional competitor who finished one spot below the final qualifying spot 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: SUPER SENIOR HOME PAGE | MEADOW BROOK RESULTS

Playing out of Old Sandwich GC, Vin Bucci took the top spot in Thursday’ Super Senior qualifier finishing at 1-over 73 in 18-holes. Bucci rebounded from a bogey on the second hole to begin his round, by birdying the par-5 sixth hole and making a fair amount of pars the rest of the round. The top finisher at the Meadow Brook qualifier today had 15 pars, two bogeys, and one birdie.

Bucci was among the 11 competitors who qualified Thursday and scores of those advancing ranged from 3-over 75 to 11-over 83. With 11 players now in the field, the Super Senior Amateur qualifiers are underway.

The Mass Golf Super Senior Amateur Championship, which began in 2014, is open to amateur golfers who have reached their 65th birthday by October 2, 2019 and 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 not exceeding 12.0 (as determined by the August 1, 2019 Handicap Revision) or have completed their handicap certification.

QUALIFIERS
Vin Bucci (Old Sandwich GC) 73
John Hassett (Mount Pleasant GC) 75
Bob Meehan (Presidents GC) 77
Jim Mahoney (Worcester CC) 79
Bob Eastwood (Wenham CC) 80
Tim Hubbard (Crumpin-Fox Club) 81
Bill Shipman (Sterling National) 82
Jack Wallwork (Winchester CC) 82
George Scharfe (Essex CC) 83
Mark Connolly (Winchester CC) 83
Sam Lussier (Amherst GC) 83

ALTERNATES
Jim Vipperman (Tedesco CC)

UP NEXT
The 2019 Massachusetts Super Senior Amateur Championship will be contested at Woods Hole Golf Club from October 2-3. Qualifying for the Championship Proper is scheduled to take place at three sites from August 21 to August 30. Additional qualifiers will be held on the following days:

August 27 – Reservation GC (Mattapoisett)

August 29 – Wayland CC (Wayland)

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