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Deadline to register for annual Migli benefit golf tournament in Avon is Friday

AVON – The Avon High Booster Club will be hosting the 24th annual Richard Migli benefit golf tournament on Monday, May 15, at the Golf Club of Avon. All proceeds from the event directly benefit Avon student athletes by funding purchases of equipment, resources and two Dick Migli scholarships. Sports fans from the community are invitedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby’s Chase Skrubis honored with a Good Sport Award at Gold Key dinner

SOUTHINGTON, April 30 — For the 76th time on Sunday, the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance presented four Gold Keys to men who have excelled in athletics and have been inspirational leaders, coaches and teachers. Bloomfield’s Dwight Freeney, a 13-year NFL veteran who played in the Super Bowl in February with the Atlanta Falcons, long-time Farmington HighContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Szewczul wins state Mid-Amateur title as Griffin fades in third round

WEST HARTFORD, Oct. 4 — Dave Szewczul of Tunxis Plantation Country Club used an even par (72) in the final round to secure a two shot victory in the 29th Connecticut Mid-Amateur Championship, his second victory in as many weeks. Szewczul, who captured the Connecticut Senior Amateur last week, used seven birdies throughout the dayContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s Liucci earns top 7 finish at Connecticut state amateur tournament

SOUTHBURY, Aug. 17 — Defending champion Catherine McEvoy will be heading to Michigan State shortly as the two-time Connecticut Women’s Amateur golf champion. McEvoy fired a final round 71 for a three round total of 218 (-1) and a six stroke victory at the 51st Connecticut Women’s Amateur golf tournament. The state’s most prestigious women’sContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Liucci recovers with pair of birdies to remain third in state amateur

SOUTHBURY, Aug. 16 – Canton’s Nikki Liucci nearly stumbled at the end of the second round of Tuesday’s Connecticut Women’s Amateur golf championship at the Heritage Village Country Club. Liucci had an eight on the par-four 16th hole Tuesday. But she recovered with birdies on the 17th and 18th holes to finish with a three-over par 77 forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton’s Liucci is tied for third after first round of Connecticut Women’s Amateur

SOUTHBURY, Aug. 15 – Canton’s Nikki Liucci is four strokes off the pace after the first round of the 51st annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championship at Heritage Village in Southbury. Liucci, who plays for Farmington Woods, shot a four-over-par 77 and is tied for third place with Maisie Fuller from Hartford Golf Club. Ellen NighborContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Three area golfers participates in PGA Tour Player Experience for Junior Golfers

CROMWELL — When Avon’s Adelina Cirikovic first started playing golf last year she didn’t know how to swing a golf club. But she is learning. Her hard work and dedication earned her the opportunity to play on the varsity and junior varsity golf teams at Avon High as a freshman. The 15-year-old was one ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Furyk shoots a record 58 at Travelers while Knox wins tourney with putt at 18

CROMWELL, August 7 — History was made in multiple ways at the Travelers Championship on Sunday. Jim Furyk broke the PGA Tour single-round scoring record after shooting a 12-under-par 58. Six players in PGA Tour history have shot 59, including Furyk, who was the last man to do it, in 2013. But by making 10Continue ReadingContinue Reading

With a 62, Berger charges into the lead at Travelers’ Championship

CROMWELL, Aug. 6 — In the third round of the 2016 Travelers Championship, Daniel Berger makes a brilliant run up the leaderboard posting an 8-under 62 to take a three-shot lead heading into Sunday. He has a three-shot lead over Russell Knox, Tyrone Van Aswegen and Russell Henley. Berger’s 62 was one shot shy ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Four golfers tied for the lead after two rounds in Cromwell at Travelers

CROMWELL, Aug. 5 — In the second round of the 2016 Travelers Championship at the TPC-River Highlands, the leaderboard remains tight at the top with Tyrone Van Aswegan, Daniel Berger, Russell Henley, and Marc Leishman all tied at 7-under. Ernie Els had a hole in one at the 16th hole.