The Massachusetts Golf Association’s 2016 Senior Amateur Championship was held at The Golf Club at Turner Hill Country Club in Ipswich on Sept. 12. Kevin Smith of Franklin Country Club won the title with a two-round score of even-par 144. Runner-up at 145 was Kevin Carey of Dennis Pines Country Club. Smith also won the championship in 2013.
The Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts held its annual Eleanor LaBonte tournament at Tedesco Country Club in Marblehead on Sept. 12. Christin Gagner of Bedrock Golf Club and Rita Bedard of Glen Ellen Country Club won the gross title with a 1-under 71. That was one shot better than the Turner Hill Golf Club’s Mary Jane O’Neill and Mary Marengi. Kate Brown and Mary Fitzpatrick of William Devine Golf Course took the net with a 61.
Clockwise, from top:
Mary E. Hunt of Danvers and Gannon Golf Club blast from a bunker on Tedesco’s eleventh hole.
Sue Vaters of Lynn reaches the top of a short backswing.
Pam Granese of Marblehead ponders her putt on Tedesco’s first green.
Kathleen Spelta of Swampscott keeps an eye on her approach to the first green at Tedesco.
Denise O’Connor of Gannon Golf Club rolls her putt toward the hole on Tedesco’s first green.