Mass Mid-Amateur Qualifying: Blackstone National GC & Gannon Municipal GC - MASSGOLF

22 Players Advance To Mass Mid-Amateur Championship

For Immediate Release: August 10, 2023

Several recognizable names qualified for the Massachusetts Mid-Amateur Championship this week in qualifying events at Blackstone National Golf Club and Gannon Municipal Course. In total, 22 players advanced to the Championship Proper taking place September 18-20 at Willowbend in Mashpee.

Entries are open to amateur golfers who have reached their 25th birthday by September 18, 2023, and who have an active Mass Golf Membership with a Handicap Index not exceeding 5.4 (at the time of registration).

Online: Blackstone Results | Gannon Results | Mass Mid-Amateur Homepage

On Wednesday at Blackstone, Damon Lusk (Meadow Brook Golf Club) ran away with medalist honors to qualify for the Mass Mid-Amateur. Lusk shot an impressive 5-under 67, totaling seven birdies in the round.

Derek Ducharme (Whitinsville Golf Club) followed in second, shooting 2-under 70. Ducharme started the round by making birdie on his opening two holes for a total of five.

Tying for third place were Jackson Kingman (Concord Country Club) and Daniel Bukoff (Foxborough Country Club), as both players shot 1-under 71.

Damon Lusk putting at the 2021 Mid Amateur. (David Colt, file)

On Thursday at Gannon Municipal, Brian Foley (Cyprian Keyes) and Hunter Stone (Tedesco Country Club) took medalist honors with an even-par 70 to lead 12 players who qualified. Both Foley and Stone had three birdies each during the round.

Tying for third place was Joe Brosseau (GreatHorse) and Sean Winchell (Gannon Municipal GC), shooting 1-over 71. Winchell had an eagle on the second hole and made four birdies on the back nine.

Brian Foley teeing off at the 2023 Amateur Public Links. (David Colt, file)



QUALIFIERS (Blackstone National GC-Par 72)

Damon Lusk, Meadow Brook Golf Club; 67

Derek Ducharme, Whitinsville Golf Club; 70

Jackson Kingman, Concord Country Club; 71

Daniel Bukoff, Foxborough Country Club; 71

Matthew Johnson, Charter Oak Country Club; 72

Jesse Bingaman, Green Harbor Golf Club; 72

Scott Dabney, Dedham Country and Polo Club; 73

Christian Jensen, Wedgewood Pines Country Club; 74

Gene Gonzalez, Charles River Country Club; 75

Sean Gildea, Bass Rocks Golf Club; 75


Jake Bauer, Lebaron Hills Country Club; 76

Kevin Teller, Walpole Country Club; 76

Stephen Quillinan, Renaissance; 76

Brian Faulk, Indian Ridge Country Club; 76

Michael Souliotis, Haverhill Golf & Country Club; 76

Christopher Tranchino, Nashawtuc Country Club; 76

Keith Rourke, Salem Country Club; 76

Peter Duckett, Shaker Hills Country Club; 76

Matthew Borghi, Whitinsville Golf Club; 76

Ryan Stacy, Pleasant Valley Country Club; 76


QUALIFIERS (Gannon Municipal GC-Par 70)

Brian Foley, Cyprian Keyes Golf Club; 70

Hunter Stone, Tedesco Country Club; 70

Joe Brosseau, GreatHorse; 71

Sean Winchell, Gannon Municipal Golf Course; 71

Christopher Piumelli, Salem Country Club; 72

Billy Connell, USGA/Mass Golf GC; 72

Anthony Degregorio, Indian Ridge Country Club; 73

Daniel Schwartz, George Wright Golf Course; 73

Phil Miceli, Sagamore Spring Golf Club; 73

Paul Haney, Olde Salem Greens Golf Course; 73

Michael Malley, Ferncroft Country Club; 73

Justin Sharaf, Bellevue Golf Club; 73


Michael Kuzara, Bradford Country Club; 74

Cam O’Neill, Gannon Municipal Golf Course; 74

Oliver Shih, Fresh Pond Golf Club; 74

Jeff Corbett, Unicorn Golf Club; 74

David Gordon, Gannon Municipal Golf Course; 74

Qualifying for the Mass Mid-Amateur will continue throughout the month of August. Here are the remaining sites and starting times:

August 14 – Cape Cod GC (East Falmouth)

Starting Times | Player Information

August 22 – Franklin CC (Franklin)

Starting Times | Player Information

August 23 – Waubeeka GL (Williamstown)

Starting Times | Player Information

August 28 – Segregansett CC (Taunton)

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