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The sixth annual Remy Cup Matches were played Saturday, September 23rd at the beautiful Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield, Conn. Eight girls and four boys from the New England PGA Junior Tour and the Connecticut PGA Junior Tour competed in a nine hole four-ball contest, a nine hole foursome contest and an overall match contest. We, Team New England, needed nine points to hold the cup for the second year in a row. Team Connecticut trailed 3.5 to 2.5 after the front nine four-ball contest as they looked to regain the Cup after the loss to Team New England in 2016. Remy Cup veterans Mia Grzywinski and Emma Beaulieu won the full point for Team Connecticut. The teams of
James Imai and Andrew Giacchetto and Lauren Thibodeau and Isabell Premkumar won their four-ball match 4 UP and 3 UP respectively. On the back nine it was all Team New England, securing four of the six foursome matches and five of the six 18hole matches in route to a 13-5 final score victory. Three of the five Team Connecticut points came from the team of Grzywinski and Beaulieu. The strong field consisted of and a slew of top notch players from the New England Section including Massachusetts Junior Amateur Champion Dillon Brown. Team New England was comprised of some All-Star talent including 2017 Massachusetts Junior Amateur Championship winner Dillon Brown and 2016 winner James Imai. The Connecticut PGA team, which includes the top Play-
er of the Year point earners on the Junior Tour, had won the first three annual competitions. Team New Englandâ€™s "victory'' allows the Section (NEPGA) to keep the cup in possession as we look to even the series at three in 2018. Connecticut has now won three matches and lost two. The match was halved in 2015. The competition was named in honor of Remy, past president of the PGA of America and general manager and director of golf at Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vt. Remy became the first PGA of America President from the New England Section. He served that role in 2009-10. Click here for a look at the full leader board. Click here for more pictures.