Posts Tagged ‘ golf ’

Eyes on the prize: Boys Golf keeps driving toward a state banner

April 1, 2016
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Andrew Szandrocha, above, is one of three returning veterans from last year’s team. Southington hopes to be in the mix once again at the end of the year.

  By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Knights finished last year’s regular season with an 11-4 record (10-4 in division), placing third in the CCC West behind Simsbury and Newington. At the Division I state championship, held at Timberlin Golf Club in Berlin, the Knights remained in contention after the front nine and were still in…

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Hawks Landing adds U-18 summer golf program

March 25, 2016
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Asst. golf pro James Giampaolo, left, and Dan LaPorte, right, are ready to add a new wrinkle to the Hawks Landing little league golf program with a new U-18 summer program.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Five years ago, Dan LaPorte had the idea of starting a little league for golf at Hawks Landing Country Club, and a kindergarten through sixth grade program was born. The youth program has since drawn many youngsters from across the state to take up a game that wasn’t always as popular.…

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Crystal Restoration supports Wounded Warriors

October 9, 2015
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Crystal Restoration Services of New England, held a golf fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 10 to support Wounded Warriors. The event attracted 100 golfers and 20 non-golfers, and the event raised $13,175.

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Luponio goes for the gold

August 7, 2015
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Southington’s Matthew Luponio scored the gold medal in the 12-and-under division at the Nutmeg Games boys golf tournament.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Matthew Luponio walked onto the ninth green and saw that his ball was the furthest away from the hole. So that made him the first to putt. Like a surgeon under pressure, he went to work. He observed the putt and looked over it a few times, studying the breaks on…

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A simple pastime became an obsession: Sue Graziano has a passion for golf, 2 holes in one, and a lifetime of memorabilia

July 3, 2015
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Sue Graziano displays her collection of golf memorabilia from pictures to golf balls she collected, mainly from the Traveler’s championship at TPC Highlands in Cromwell where she has been volunteering for over a decade.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It started as a phone call about a hole-in-one and then led to something more. The TV is on in the living room and it’s Sunday, but it’s not just any old Sunday. It’s Masters Sunday. She sat at the table in one of her many red, Traveler’s collared shirts drinking…

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Golfers place in the top 10: Southington was still in the hunt at the final green

June 11, 2015
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Jake D’Alessandro chips onto the 18th green at the Connecticut Division I championships at Timberlin Golf Club in Kensington.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The boys in gray, blue, and white battled and stayed in contention on the links all the way to the 18th hole at the Division I Boys’ Golf State Championship on Monday, June 8 at Timberlin Golf Club in Berlin. Southington (320) came into the clubhouse ranked eighth out of 20…

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Blue Knight duffers ranked No. 2 in top division

June 5, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (11-4) won two on the road to push them towards lower scores for the Division I state tournament and prepare for the CCC Golf Tournament. The Knights started the week with a 150-152 win at Simsbury Farms Golf Course on Tuesday, May 26. The Knights lost…

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Golfers shoot into the top 3

May 28, 2015
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Julian Cardozo sinks a birdie putt on the 7th green of Hawks Landing.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (9-4) finished even par on the week by taking two out of four matches in four days as they strive for first place of the CCC West Division. The Knights had their second closest match of the season with a 151-152 loss to Hall (7-5-1) at…

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Golfers heating up

May 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (7-2) shot their two lowest scores on the year over the week, en route to two solid wins through the halfway point of the season. The Knights handed the Newington Indians (8-1) their first loss of the season, 144-154, while shooting their lowest score on the…

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PARC and Masons partner for 2015 Golf Classic

May 8, 2015
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PARC will be partnering with the Frederick Franklin Lodge No. 14 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, both of Plainville, to present the 2015 Charity Golf Classic on Saturday, June 6 at Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a noon start. This is one of four major annual fundraisers…

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