Championships: Richard D. Haskell Player of the Year

The following is an event breakdown of points earned as part of the 2016 Richard D. Haskell MGA Player of the Year Point System

Any questions about the Player of the Year System can be directed to Kevin Eldridge (keldridge@mgalinks.org).

2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifying • (Results)

  • Taylor Fontaine (Worcester CC) - 40
  • Matt Naumec (GreatHorse) - 40
  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 40
  • Michael Souliotis (Haverhill CC) - 30
  • Jimmy Hervol (Hopkinton CC) - 30
  • Billy Van Stratum (Dennis Pines GC) - 30
  • Michael Walker (Oyster Harbors) - 30
  • Sean Fitzpatrick (George Wright GC) - 15
  • Michael Willock (Cohasset GC) - 15
  • A.J. Oleksak (GreatHorse) - 15
  • Kevin Daly (Salem CC) - 8
  • Mike McLaughlin (Salem CC) - 8
  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 8
  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 8
  • Guy Antonacci (GreatHorse) - 8
  • Brent Dietz (GreatHorse) - 8

2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship • Championship Proper

  • Matt Naumec (GreatHorse) - 115
  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 115

Massachusetts Four-Ball Championship • May 9-10 (Results)

  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 50
  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 50
  • Christopher Tarallo (Thorny Lea GC) - 35
  • Sean Fitzpatrick (George Wright GC) - 35
  • Nick Maccario (Bradford CC) - 25
  • Shawn Roderick (Bradford CC) - 25
  • Christopher Bornhorst (Brae Burn CC) - 20
  • Sean Deale (Brae Burn CC) - 20
  • Mark Waskiewicz (Crumpin-Fox Club) - 15
  • Zach Garbacik (CC of Sharon) - 15

U.S. Open Championship • Local Qualifying (Results)

  • Matt Naumec (GreatHorse) - 75
  • David Spitz (South Shore CC) - 75
  • Mike Dunham (Concord CC) - 50
  • Steven Dilisio (Salem CC) - 50
  • Jonathan Elkins (Crumpin-Fox Club) - 50
  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 25
  • James Imai (George Wright GC 25
  • Alejandro Soto (Blue Hill CC) - 13

U.S. Open Championship • Sectional Qualifying

  • None

U.S. Open Championship • Championship Proper

  • None

Norfolk County Classic • May 20-21 (Results)

  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 150
  • Ryan Pelletier (Pawtucket CC) - 110
  • John Drohen (Alpine CC (RI)) - 0*
  • Jeffrey Santora (Whitinsville GC) - 49
  • Owen Quinn (Wachusett CC) - 49
  • Nick Maccario (Bradford CC) - 49
  • Brian O'Leary (Pawtucket CC) - 49
  • David Spitz (South Shore CC) - 30
  • Kevin Carey (Dennis Pines GC) - 18
  • Kevin Carozza (Swansea CC) - 18
  • Michael Willock (Cohasset GC) - 10
  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 10
  • Matt Leger (Oak Hill CC) - 10
  • Alex Jeffers (Woodland GC) - 10
  • J.C. Guthrie (Oak HIll CC) - 10
  • Jason Cook (Pine Oaks GC) - 10
  • Jordan Burke (Needham GC) - 10

Hornblower Memorial Classic • June 2-3 (Results)

  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 150
  • Davis Chatfield (Wannamoisett CC (RI)) - 0*
  • Jason Cook (Brockton CC) - 85
  • Andy Drohen (The Ranch GC) - 53
  • Mark Turner (Bass Rocks GC) - 53
  • Andrew Warfield (Marlborough CC) - 53
  • Stephen Kuhn (Plymouth CC) - 35
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) - 30
  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 13
  • Doug Clapp (Walpole CC) - 13
  • Nick Drago (Plymouth CC) - 13
  • Sam Goldenring (Brooklake CC (NJ)) - 0*
  • Jonathan Stoddard (Plymouth CC) - 13
  • Tim Umphrey (Tatnuck CC) - 13
  • Brett Chatfield (Wannamoisett CC (RI)) - 0*
  • Jimmy Hervol (Hopkinton CC) - 10
  • Eddy Black (Tatnuck CC) - 10
  • Garren Poirier (Green Mountain National GC (VT)) - 0*
  • Chris Tarallo (Thorny Lea GC) - 10
  • Dillon Brown (CC of Halifax) - 10

* indicates a non MGA-affiliated competitor

Massachusetts Open Championship • June 12-14 (Results)

  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 193
  • Michael Thorbjornsen (Nashawtuc CC) - 193
  • Alejandro Soto (Blue Hill CC) - 55
  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 55
  • Jason Short (Marlborough CC) - 25
  • Alex Jeffers (Woodland GC) - 25
  • Matthew Naumec (GreatHorse) - 25
  • Phil Miceli (Sagamore Spring GC) - 25
  • Tyler Kett (Cranberry Valley) - 25
  • Mike Dunham (Concord CC) - 25
  • Kevin Wheeler (St. Anne CC) - 25
  • Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC) - 25
  • Steven Veydt (Tour Greater Boston) - 25
  • Austin Smith (Concord CC) - 25
  • James Turner (Bass Rocks GC) - 25
  • Brendan Hunter (Shaker Hills CC) - 25

Amateur Invitational • June 28-29 (Results)

  • Matthew Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 85
  • Steven Dilisio (Salem CC) - 65
  • Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC) - 50
  • Maxwell Ferrari (Framingham CC) - 33
  • Mike Calef (Pine Oaks GC) - 33
  • Ryan Pelletier (Allendale CC) - 23
  • Tim Umphrey (Tatnuck CC) - 23
  • Nick Maccario (Bradford CC) - 13
  • Ryan Riley (Pine Oaks GC) - 13
  • Dillon Brown (CC of Halifax) - 13

Worcester County Amateur • July 1-2 (Results)

  • Tim Umphrey (Tatnuck CC) - 75
  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 55
  • Mackenzie Nelson (Wollaston GC) - 40
  • Owen Quinn (Wachusett CC) - 28
  • Brendan Cronin (Pleasant Valley CC) - 28
  • Michael Riley (Sterling National) - 18
  • Brandon Parker (Worcester CC) - 18
  • Jordan Burke (Needham GC) - 18
  • Brian Sears (Highfields G&CC) - 10
  • Frank Vana (Marlborough CC) - 10
  • Nate Choukas (NH) - 0 *

* indicates a non MGA-affiliated competitor

Massachusetts Amateur Championship • July 10-14 (Results)

  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 350
  • Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC) - 275
  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 200
  • Jackson Lang (Nashawtuc CC) - 200
  • Cody Booska (Crumpin-Fox Club) - 150
  • David Spitz (South Shore CC) - 150
  • Nick Maccario (Bradford CC) - 150
  • Mark Turner (Bass Rocks GC) - 150
  • Steven DiLisio (Salem CC) - 125 *
  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 100
  • Matthew Organisak (Nashawtuc CC) - 100
  • Zach Camarra (Worcester CC) - 100
  • Sean Fitzpatrick (George Wright GC) - 100
  • Ben Spitz (George Wright GC) - 100
  • Charlie May (Ferncroft CC) - 100
  • Kevin Gately (Harmon GC) - 100
  • Stephen Demare (George Wright GC) - 50
  • Chris Francoeur (Amesbury G&CC) - 50
  • Matthew Naumec (GreatHorse 50
  • Brendan Ridge (Harmon GC) - 50
  • Adam Trivilino (Hyannis GC 50
  • Dan Cappucci (Boston GC) - 50
  • Frank Vana, Jr. (Marlborough CC) - 50
  • Andrew O'Leary (Pawtucket CC) - 50
  • Brendan Hunter (Shaker Hills CC) - 50
  • Jack Boulger (Walpole CC) - 50
  • Brian Bassett (Oyster Harbors) - 50
  • Max Campion (Woods Hole GC) - 50
  • Patrick O'Leary (Wollaston GC) - 50
  • Michael Souliotis (Haverhill CC) - 50
  • Doug Clapp (Old Sandwich GC) - 50
  • Brendan Hester (Pleasant Valley CC) - 50

* earned an additional 25 points for finishing as the Harry B. McCracken, Jr. Stroke Play Medalist

New England Amateur Championship • July 18-20 (Results)

  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 200
  • Jackson Lang (Nashawtuc CC) - 125
  • Mark Turner (Bass Rocks GC) - 95
  • Matthew Organisak (Nashawtuc CC) - 95
  • Max Ferrari (Framingham CC) - 30
  • Ben Balter (Weston GC) - 30
  • Matthew Naumec (GreatHorse) - 30
  • Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC) - 30
  • Cody Booska (CC of Greenfield) - 30
  • Alejandro Soto (Blue Hill CC) - 30
  • Patrick Frodigh (Dedham C&PC) - 30
  • Benedict Hoeller (Granite Links GC) - 25
  • Connor Henderson (Hopkinton CC) - 25
  • Brian Bassett (Oyster Harbors Club) - 25
  • Mike Calef (Pine Oaks GC) - 25
  • Joe Brosseau (Springfield CC) - 25
  • James Turner Bass Rocks GC) - 25
  • Owen Elliott (Sandy Burr CC) - 25
  • Brian Sears (Highfields G&CC) - 25
  • James Patterson (Orchards GC) - 25

U.S. Amateur Championship • Sectional Qualifying (as of 7/26)

  • Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow CC) - 75
  • Mike Calef (Pine Oaks GC) - 75
  • Alex Jamieson (Marshfield) - 25
  • Charlie May (Ferncroft CC) - 13
  • Eddie Black (Tatnuck CC) - 13

U.S. Amateur Championship • Championship Proper

  • TBD

Berkshire Hills Singles • July 28-29

  • Jim Mueller (Orchard Creek GC - NY) - 75 *
  • Matt Scarfoni (CC of Pittsfield) - 55
  • Adam Brickle (Berkshire Hills CC) - 40
  • Matt Keenan (Greenock CC) - 30
  • Michael Dwyer (NY) - 23 *
  • Andy Congdon (Wyantenuck CC) - 23
  • Bob Cooper (NY) - 20 *
  • Robert Linn (Berkshire Hills CC) - 12
  • Kevin Quinto (Berkshire Hills CC) - 12
  • Randy Driscoll (Berkshire Hills CC) - 12

* indicates a non MGA-affiliated competitor

Ouimet Memorial Tournament • July 27-29 (Results)

  • Matt Parziale (Thorny Lea GC) - 150
  • Bobby Leopold (Coventry, RI) - 0 *
  • Patrick Frodigh (Dedham C&PC) - 98
  • David Spitz (South Shore CC) - 60
  • Nick Maccario (Bradford CC) - 60
  • Charlie Dubiel (Old Sandwich GC) - 31
  • Damon Salo (New Ipswich, NH) - 0 *
  • Dylan Diebenlar (Richmond, TX) - 0*
  • Steven DiLisio (Salem CC) - 31
  • Ben Spitz (George Wright GC) - 15
  • Charlie May (Ferncroft CC) - 10
  • John Hadges (Thorny Lea GC) - 10
  • Michael Thorbjornsen (Nashawtuc CC) - 10
  • Davis Chatfield (Attleboro, MA) - 0 *
  • Eddie Black (Tatnuck CC) - 10
  • Garren Poirier (Rutland CC) - 0 *
  • John Lazor (Dedham C&PC) - 10

* indicates a non MGA-affiliated competitor

North Shore Amateur • August 8-9 (Results)

  • Dan Koerner (Merrimack Valley GC) - 75
  • Ryan Anderson (Beverly G&TC) - 48
  • Ki Kwon (Far Corner GC) - 48
  • Greg Poor (Haverhill CC) - 30
  • Drew Gerety (Bellevue GC) - 23
  • Shuvam Bhaumik (Thorny Lea GC) - 23
  • Sean Bellemore (Bradford CC) - 20
  • Scott Andy (Bellevue GC) - 12
  • Nicolas Caruso (Merrimack Valley GC) - 12
  • Tyler Currie (Hillview GC) - 12

Massachusetts Amateur Public Links Championship • August 9-10 (Results)

  • Ben Spitz (George Wright GC) - 100
  • Cody Booska (CC of Greenfield) - 70
  • Bram Daly (Miacomet GC) - 50
  • Herbie Aikens (Pinehills GC) - 50
  • Matt Cowgill (Wayland CC) - 50
  • James Imai (George Wright GC) - 33
  • Billy Van Stratum (Dennis Pines GC) - 33
  • Stephen Ferraro (Blackstone GC) - 23
  • Matthew Cornuet (Pinehills GC) - 23
  • Owen Elliott (Sandy Burr CC) - 12
  • Owen Quinn (Wachusett CC) - 12
  • Troy Miller (Crumpin-Fox Club) - 12
  • Andy Drohen (The Ranch GC) - 10
  • Damon Lusk (George Wright GC) - 10
  • Ryan Riley (Pine Oaks GC) - 10

MGA Noteworthy

  • 2017 Tri-State Matches: The 2017 Tri-State Team announcement will come following the conclusion of the 2017 Massachusetts Mid-Amateur Championship. All points through that event will be considered.
  • 2018 USGA Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifiers: All points received for 2018 USGA Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifiers held in 2017 will count towards the 2018 Richard D. Haskell MGA Player of the Year Point Standings.

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