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Barrington High golfers start another season with an East Bay Scramble win

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Playing under overcast skies, though without the usual wind blowing off of Narragansett Bay at this time of the year, the Barrington High School golf team once again opened up a season with a victory in the annual East Bay Scramble hosted by East Providence at Metacomet Country Club Monday, April 7. […]

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Maine’s Warren rises up late to win NEPGA Championship at East Providence’s Wannamoisett C.C.

By   /  August 21, 2013  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Shawn Warren, a fledgling pro out of Nonesuch River Golf Club in Maine, carded a 1-under par 68 Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the final round at Wannamoisett Country Club to finish with a 4-under par total and as the winner of the 93rd Annual New England PGA Championship Tournament. Warren, who has […]

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Three share the lead after two rounds of NEPGA Championship play at Wannamoisett, Ledgemont

By   /  August 20, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Playing at the more stringent Wannamoisett Country Club layout for Round 2 Tuesday, Aug. 20, Shelter Harbor pro Ricky Bruns came back to the field a bit but remains in a three-way share of the lead in the 93rd playing of the New England PGA Championship. All three players at the top […]

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Shelter Harbor’s Bruns sets first round pace in 93rd New England PGA Championship

By   /  August 19, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Robby Bruns, a pro at Shelter Harbor Golf Club in Charlestown, R.I., played an unbelievable round in his first ever New England PGA Championship, carding a 6-under par at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk to set the pace at the end of Round 1 in the 93rd playing of the event. The […]

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East Providence’s Wannamoisett Country Club hosts NEPGA Championship

By   /  August 18, 2013  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2013 New England Professional Golfers Association (NEPGA) Championship takes place the next three days, Aug. 19-21, locally at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford with nearby Ledgemont C.C. in Seekonk also serving as an early round venue. The 93rd edition of the event, which boasts the largest section championship field in the […]

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Wannamoisett’s Pare wins NEPGA event; Metacomet’s Welch takes Jr. State Amateur

By   /  August 15, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Wannamoisett Country Club Head Professional Troy Pare took home first place at the 2013 New England PGA Pro-Officer tournament played Monday, Aug. 12, at Wellesley Country Club in Wellesley, Mass. Pare carded an even par round of 71 (35-36) to win the event and claim the $400 first-place check. Bill Cunningham, of […]

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Metacomet’s Valois joins elite company with fourth State Amateur golf title

By   /  August 2, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Brad Valois, playing out of Metacomet Country Club in city, posted an impressive run of results recently, winning his fourth Rhode Island State Amateur Championship then finishing second in the New England Amateur. Valois’ run started in early July as he defeated another noted player with local ties, Wannamoisett’s Charlie Blanchard, 4-and-3 […]

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East Providence native, Bristol resident Sprague accepts USGA regional director position

By   /  July 30, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Joe Sprague Jr. hands out a trophy during the 2006 Rhode Island Junior State Amateur. The city native and former executive director of both the Rhode Island Massachusetts golf associations has accepted as position as Northeast Regional Director for the United States Golf Association.

EAST BAY — City native and former executive director of the Rhode Island Golf Association Joe Sprague Jr. has accepted a position with the United State Golf Association where he will serve as the national organization’s Director of Regional Affairs for the Northeast Region. The move is effective with the start of August. Mr. Sprague […]

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Roll Tide!…Alabama standout Whitsett wins 52nd Northeast Amateur Invitational title

By   /  June 22, 2013  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

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RUMFORD — Arms raised as his lag putt trickled on line towards the hole, Cory Whitsett punctuated his victory in the 52nd Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational with a birdie at the last Saturday afternoon, June 22, at Wannamoisett Country Club. Whitsett, the Houston, Texas native who led the University of Alabama to the 2013 NCAA […]

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Stanford’s Wilson climbs into a share of first at the Northeast Amateur halfway mark

By   /  June 20, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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RUMFORD — Stanford junior Cameron Wilson surged up the leader board by the conclusion of Round 2 of the 52nd Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational golf tournament Thursday, June 20, at Wannamoisett Country Club, the Connecticut native finishing in a share of the top spot with opening round leader Rafael Becker at 6-under par, 132. Conditions […]

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