at the 5th Annual New England Golf Monthly Pro-Am Presented by Amtrol
On August 28th New England Golf Monthly once again teamed up with Valley Country Club in Warwick, RI to host their 5th Annual Pro-Am Tournament. The event drew professionals from throughout the region and as far away as South Florida to play in one of the only events of its kind in the Northeast featuring one of the best professional fields in the region with past PGA, Champions & Web.com Tour Players, the current PGA Professional Champion , State Open Champions and mini tour professionals. The tournament donated to the John P. Burke Scholarship Fund and the United States Challenge Cup Junior Golf Foundation.
The purse of over $10,000 with no pro entry fee was up for grabs for the 34 golf professionals who teamed up with Valley Country Club members/guests who strongly support the event each year.
Jeff Chase, President of Valley Country Club said,” The members at our club look forward to this event each year. We are proud to help both professional golfer careers as well as the efforts of the Burke Scholarship Fund and the U.S. Challenge Cup in their quest to grow the game. Valley Country Club is one of the top rated private clubs in Rhode Island, and all of New England for that matter, and provides a good test for the professionals competing year after year. What an experience and enjoyable day for the Valley Country Club members and their guests. We can’t thank our sponsors enough for their support of the event each year.”
At day’s end Shawn Warren from Cape Elizabeth, ME walked away with the first place check of $5000.00 finishing at 5 under par for the day with Brad Adamonis from Cumberland, RI and Joe Leavitt of Atkinson, NH just a shot off the pace at minus 4. The $500.00 Pro Shootout on the 6th hole was won by John (Jumbo) Elliott from Bristol, CT sticking it just 8 inches. In all every professional received a check from the event purse.
Valley Country Club Head PGA Professional, Chad Spencer presented a check for $1250.00 to the Burke Fund and also presented $1250.00 to the U.S. Challenge Cup which was accepted by Brad Adamonis son of the late David Adamonis Sr., founder of the U.S. Challenge Cup Junior Golf Foundation. One of the highlights of the day included
four U.S. Challenge Cup players receiving a special gift from VCC for providing tournament assistance at the event for the day. Valley Country Club awarded one full junior membership for the 2016/2017 season to one of the juniors and awarded a junior membership to the other three for the remainder on 2016.
New England Golf Monthly & Valley Country Club would like to thank our presenting sponsor, Amtrol and all the official sponsors of this year’s tournament. A special thanks goes out to Valley Country Club members and staff for yet another outstanding pro-am. We are already planning for a better 2017 event!
For Final Results and/or to Sponsor Next Years Pro-Am visit myNEGM.com/ValleyProAm