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SWANSEA, Massachusetts – The 10th playing of the Massachusetts Super Senior Amateur Championship takes place this year, and qualifying for the year-end championship began Wednesday at Swansea Country Club.
Entries for the event are open to amateur golfers age 65+ as of Sept. 27, 2023, who have an active Mass Golf Membership and a Handicap Index® not exceeding 12.0. The Championship Proper begins September 27 at LeBaron Hills Country Club in Lakeville.
Vincent Bucci (Old Sandwich Golf Club) started the round with a birdie on the first hole and shot 1-under on the front nine en route to a qualifier-leading score of 1-over-par 73. Rick Fleischman (Hopkinton Country Club) and Rick Cuozzo (Foxborough Country Club) also shot 1-over, with Cuozzo advancing for the first time.
First-time qualifiers also included John McMahon (Plymouth Country Club), who shot par on the first 12 holes. Other first-timers included Randy Millen (Pine Oaks Golf Club), Michael O’Riordan (Franklin Country Club), Patrick McKeown (Pocasset Golf Club), John Carroll (Indian Ridge Country Club), and Chuck Gomes (Poquoy Brook Golf Club), who got in on the number at 4-over 76. Carroll made par on the entire back nine to hold his spot.
Poquoy Brook Golf Club’s Bill Tribou and Chuck Gomes also qualified and will play in the Championship Proper, which is just down the road from their home club.
HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST OF QUALIFIERS AND ALTERNATES FROM THIS WEEK’S SUPER SENIOR AMATEUR QUALIFYING EVENT:
QUALIFIERS (Swansea CC – Par 72)
Vincent Bucci (Old Sandwich Golf Club); 73
Rick Fleischman (Hopkinton Country Club); 73
Rick Cuozzo (Foxborough Country Club); 73
David Freitas (Whaling City Golf Course); 74
John McMahon (Plymouth Country Club); 75
Scott St. Clair (Brae Burn Country Club); 75
Michael Murphy (Bayberry Hills / Bass River); 75
Randy Millen (Pine Oaks Golf Club); 76
James Mihalek (Charter Oak Country Club); 76
Michael O’Riordan (Franklin Country Club); 76
Patrick McKeown (Pocasset Golf Club); 76
John Carroll (Indian Ridge Country Club); 76
Chuck Gomes (Poquoy Brook Golf Club); 76
Bill Tribou (Poquoy Brook Golf Association); 76
Angelo Debortoli (Country Club of New Bedford); 76
Michael Moore (Captains Golf Course); 76
Robert Hickman (Whaling City Golf Course); 77
Qualifying for the Super Senior Amateur will continue over the next month. Here are the remaining qualifying sites and starting times:
August 23 – Rockport GC (Rockport)
August 14 – Westover GC (Granby)