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Wannamoisett's Bobby Leopold hits from a bunker during the championship match at Montaup Country Club on Sunday.

Leopold beats Fiorenzano to win 109th Amateur title

Leopold beats Fiorenzano to win 109th Amateur title

PORTSMOUTH — Two golfers with local ties vied for the 109th State Amateur Championship Friday, July 11, at Montaup Country Club, Wannamoisett’s Bobby Leopold edging Metacomet’s Andrew Fiorenzano, 4-and-2, in the 36-hole finale. For Leopold, the title was his second. He won the 2009 crown with a 3-and-2 win over Bill Forcier at nearby Crestwood.

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 Providence native, Bristol resident Sprague accepts USGA regional director position

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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