Two teams tied for first place in a Junior/Senior Tournament played recently at the par-72 Allendale Country Club in North Dartmouth.
John and Ted Romanelli shared the championship with Brian Thomas and Marc Torpey.
Dan Sullivan and Brandon Medeiros tied for second place with Mike Lemieux and Gerry Lemieux.
Three teams tied for third — Eric Farias and Bruce Mansseur, Gabe Tavares and Marc Francis, and Dave Magalhaes and Bob Mitchell.
Matt Mello, Matt Payette, Tom DaCosta and Jim Pratt combined to take first place in a best ball of the foursome event in the men's division. Charlene Hochman, Mike Hochman, Randi Arruda and George Arruda teamed up to win the mixed division.
Closest-to-the-pin winners were Mello, Kyle Demoranville, Dan Avila and John Rolli, a former men's hockey coach at UMass Dartmouth. The longest drive winners were Adrian Paul and Charlene Hochman.
George Arruda, Randi Arruda, John Fryzel and Kim Kaye took first place in a Nine and Dine competition that featured a four-player scramble. Paul Boudreau, Dot Boudreau, Brad Curtis and Andrea Curtis finished second.
LITTLE HARBOR NEWS
Joan Forrester, Mary Ellen Ryder, Sandra Devlin and Gail Gulino teamed up to shoot a 44 and take first place in the A Flight in a Ladies Best Ball played June 28 at Little Harbor Country Club in Wareham.
Gail Sim, Donna Mountain and Sally Billington won the B Flight with a 48 and the C Flight championship was won by the team of Peggy Gould and Ann Holbrook with a 52.
Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Sandi Crossman (first hole), Sandra Devlin (second), Gail Sim (11th) and Saundra Skiesgelas (17th).
Beth Geary, Jane Egan, Rebecca McCullough and Sandra Devlin carded the first-place score of 72 in a 1 Best, 2 Best, 3 Best Tournament played on June 21. Kathy Macedo, Shirley Collins, Anne Joerres and Janet Perkins finished second with a 75 and the third-place score of 76 was carded by Gail Gulino, Kathy Partridge, Helen Pickering and Ann Holbrook. Pam Debrosse, Donna Mountain, Claire Schell and Linda Donaghey took fourth place with a 77.
Closest-to-the-pin honors were earned by Kathy Macedo (second and fifth holes), Michelle Smith (11th) and Beth Geary (15th).
Barbara Kellegrew, Shirley Collins, Wendy Longo and Marion Murphy combined to shoot a 43 and take first place in a 3 Clubs & Putter Tournament played on June 7. Two teams tied for second place with 47's — Michelle Smith, Kathy Partridge, Vern Ewer and Anne Roche, and Celeste LeBoeuf, Gail Sim, Bette St. Germaine and Ann Holbrook.
Closest-to-the-pin honors went to Barbara Kellegrew (second hole), Wendy Longo (11th) and Michelle Smith (15th).
Taunton's Casey Mills (LeBaron Hills Country Club) and Lakeville's Michael Arter (Crestwood Country Club) will take part in the 109th Massachusetts Amateur Championship scheduled for July 10-14 at Charles River Country Club in Newton Centre. ... The Bay Club at Mattapoisett's John Hiller will compete in the Third Young Golfers' Amateur Championship on July 19 at Needham Golf Club in Needham. ... Four golfers from Poquoy Brook Golf Course in Lakeville — Christopher Oien, Nicholas Bean, David Pomarico and James Handerhan — will tee it up on Wednesday in a qualifier for the 36th Amateur Public Links Championship at D.W. Field Golf Course in Brockton. The championship is scheduled for Aug. 8-9 on the Nicklaus Course at Pinehills Golf Club in Plymouth. ... Don Reycroft (LeBaron Hills Country Club) and Paul Heffernan Jr. tied for 10th place with a 7-under-par 137 in the 21st Senior Fourball Championship played at Red Tail Golf Club in Devens and Shaker Hills Country Club in Harvard.
New Bedford's Kevin Silva will try to earn a spot in the field for the 117th U.S. Amateur Championship when he tees it up on Thursday in a qualifier at Alpine Country Club in Cranston, Rhode Island. Mansfield's Ryan Pelletier, who grew up in Acushnet and played at UMass Dartmouth, will be in the same 8:18 a.m. group as Silva. The championship is scheduled for Aug. 14-20 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. ... Nathaniel Hoopes (The Kittansett Club) shot a 72 and Lakeville's Michael Arter (Crestwood Country Club) carded a 73 to earn spots in the field for the 88th New England Amateur Championship at a qualifier played June 27 at Agawam Hunt Club in Rumford, Rhode Island. The championship will be played July 18-20 at Metacomet Country Club in East Providence, Rhode Island. ... Mattapoisett's Alexander Wright shot a 62 to take first place in the Boys 14-15 Division at a New England PGA Junior Tour event played June 23 at the par-57 Squirrel Run Golf & Country Club in Plymouth. Brady Weglowski, who's also from Mattapoisett, shot a 70 to take fifth place in the Boys 12-13 Division. ... Lakeville's Bradley Gillen (38-33-71) and Adam Barlow (43-33-76) finished second and third in the Boys 14-15 Division at a New England PGA Tour event played June 22 at the par-54 The Back Nine Club in their hometown. ... Tom Tobey (Sandwich Hollows, formerly Bay Pointe Country Club) shot a 1-under-par 71 to take first place in a New England PGA Pro + 1 Amateur Invitational played June 19 at The Carnegie Abbey Club in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Tobey also teamed up with Dave Pagnini to shoot the low-net score of 7-under 64. LeBaron Hills Country Club's Tom Rooney combined with Brian Copeland to shoot the second low-net score of 6-under 65. LeBaron Hills' Josh Fickert and Kevin McMenamy posted the third low-gross score of 3-under 68. ... Nicole Nelson and Rick Nelson teamed up to shoot the low-net score of 40 in the Barbara Stevens Memorial played at Reservation Golf Club in Mattapoisett. Kevin O'Brien and Patty Sullivan finished second with a 51 and third place was shared by two teams with 52's — Paul Maguire and Aly Maguire, and Anne Nelson and Dennis Mello.
A Men's Summer Invitational will be played Saturday at The Back Nine Club in Lakeville. The 18-hole tournament will get underway with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. The format is two-man best ball with gross and net divisions. The entry fee is $200 per team and includes greens fee, a cart, coffee and pastries, lunch and prizes. There will be optional side pools. The application deadline is Wednesday. For more information, call the pro shop at (508) 947-9991.
The Sixth Annual Christmas in July Golf Tournament will be played Sunday, July 16, at The Back Nine Club in Lakeville. Registration will begin at 12 p.m. and the tournament will get underway with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The fee is $95 per golfer and includes greens fee, a cart, dinner and prizes. All proceeds from the tournament, which is put on by retired police officers from the area, will benefit the Annual State Police Dartmouth Toy Drive held in mid-December. The toys will be distributed to children at the Boys and Girls Clubs in New Bedford, Wareham and Fall River and Child and Family Services in New Bedford. For more information, call Greg Dennehy (774) 644-1387 or Jose Gonsalves (508) 763-4636.
Holy Family-Holy Name School will hold its 13th Annual Monsignor Thomas J. Harrington Open Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 20, at Allendale Country Club in North Dartmouth. Registration will be held at 11:30 a.m. and the scramble-format tournament will get underway with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The fee is $110 per golfer and includes greens fee, a cart, gifts, dinner and awards. For more information, call tournament coordinator Tricia Grime at (508) 648-2783 or send an email to Pgrime62@msn.com. Proceeds will help support the education and technology needs of the school's students.
HOLE IN ONE
Dick Banat used a five wood to ace the par-3, 137-yard fifth hole at Reservation Golf Club in Mattapoisett on June 25. It was the third career hole in one for Banat, who was playing in a group with Wendell Nooth, Ron Secia and Lew Stevens.
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