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Matterhorn to host professional golf tournament in Canton in September

CANTON – Professional golf is coming to Canton in September. Matterhorn Miniature Golf on Route 44 in Canton will be hosting the International Pro-Am miniature golf tournament on Saturday, September 23 for professional and amateur golfers. The professional golfers will play five rounds at the 18-hole course with the amateurs playing three rounds. “We’re thrilled,”Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Serruta finishes strong to win state women’s amateur golf championship

MANCHESTER, July 19 – Autumn Serruta of the Golf Club of Avon had a three-stroke lead coming into Wednesday’s third and final round of the 52nd annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championships at the Manchester Country Club. Serruta started off the day well with a birdie and four pars on the first eight holes before runningContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Autumn Serruta has lead after two rounds of women’s state amateur

MANCHESTER, July 18 –  Autumn Serruta of the Golf Club of Avon has a three-stroke lead going into the third and final round of the 52nd annual Connecticut Women’s Amateur Golf Championship on Wednesday. Serruta shot a two-over-par 74 in the second round for a two-round total of 150 at the Manchester Country Club, three strokesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Hahn can’t build on first round lead at Connecticut PGA Junior Championship

NEW HAVEN, June 28 – It was a tale of two different rounds of golf for Avon High’s All-New England golfer Tyler Hahn at the 42nd annual Connecticut PGA Junior Championship tournament at Yale Golf Course. On Tuesday, Hahn was on a roll with five birdies and a pair of bogeys to lead the field withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth hits magical shot out of the bunker to win Travelers Championship in playoff

He may have led from the start of the tournament but it took a tremendous shot out of the bunker on the first playoff hole to lift Jordan Spieth to win the Travelers Championship Sunday before a raucous crowd at the Tournament Players Club at River Highlands in Cromwell. Spieth beat hard-charging Daniel Berger, whoContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth finishes strong with 3 birdies in final 4 holes to maintain lead at Travelers

With his third round winding down, Jordan Spieth had bogeyed two consecutive holes at No. 13 and No. 14 at Saturday’s Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlanders here in Cromwell. But the 23-year-old youngster didn’t flinch. He had three birdies on the final four holes including a 20-foot birdie at the 18th hole to postContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spieth maintains one stroke lead at Travelers at the midway point

Jordan Spieth followed up Thursday’s career-best opening round score on the PGA Tour with another solid round of golf Friday here in Cromwell at the Travelers Championship to remain in first place, one stroke ahead of Troy Merritt and Patrick Reed. Wesley Bryan and Daniel Summerhays are two strokes back with a two-round total ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Knox faces tough field in quest to defend his title at Travelers

CROMWELL, June 20 – Five of the top 15 golfers in the world are in Cromwell this week for the Travelers Championship including No. 3 Rory McIlroy and No. 4 Jason Day. Jordan Spieth (6) and Justin Thomas (12) are each in the top 15. Paul Casey is 16th and Patrick Reed is 17th. “Whoever winsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Zaback, former Farmington High golfer, earns chance to play at Travelers

ELLINGTON, June 19 – Former Farmington High golfer Zach Zaback, 23, shot a five-under-par 67 to earn a spot in this week’s Travelers Championship open qualifying tournament on Monday at Ellington Ridge. He was one of four golfers to qualify for the PGA Tour event at the qualifier. It will be Zaback’s first appearance inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Seasons of growth for Avon and Canton girls golf teams

It was a season of growth for the Avon High and Canton High girls golf teams this spring. The Falcons, led by junior Katie O’Brien, finished at the .500 level for the first time since 2014. With a young team, Canton snapped a 40-match losing streak dating back to 2014 with a pair of victoriesContinue ReadingContinue Reading