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Chris Maxwell Captures Glastonbury Hills One Day Title

Glastonbury, Connecticut (April 19, 2021) – Chris Maxwell has come out of the gates clicking on all cylinders. He began his season with a third-place finish at the Wethersfield One Day and followed that up with a tied for sixth showing at Stonington, now he can add a victory to his hot start.

On a wet, challenging day with temperatures dropping as the day progressed Maxwell carded a 1-under 71 to capture the Tettelbach Open Division (Under 55) title at the Glastonbury Hills Country Club One Day Tournament presented by Chris Cote’s Golf Shop. Maxwell was 1-over at the turn following a double-bogey on the 9th hole but quickly regained his form on the back nine carding a bogey-free 2-under 34 that included birdies on the 13th and 18th holes. 

Glen Boggini played the last four holes in 2-under to finish second at 3-over in the Tettelbach Open Division, Mike Kennedy and last week’s co-champion Kyle Nolin shared third at 5-over while Jason Goshdigian and Rammi Hazzaa tied for fifth at 7-over.

In the Siderowf Division (55 and over) Dave Jones claimed the title for a second consecutive week. Jones figured out the fast undulating greens recording five birdies against four bogeys. One-over after six holes, Jones found his rhythm with birdies on Nos. 7 and 8 before adding additional birdies on the 14th and 17th holes. Jones played the 11-hole stretch in a flawless 4-under to take command of the tournament. 

Rounding out the top-five in the Siderowf Gross Division were Dick Stevens at 4-over in second, Eric Besman and Tom Cutone who tied for third at 5-over while in fifth it was John Svetz at 7-over. 

Results

Branden Strileckis finished 2-under to win the Tettelbach Net Division (Under 55), Maxwell was 1-under in second place, Mark Brooks was third with a round of 1-over 73, Erin Kinney at 2-over 74 placed fourth while in fifth it was Matthew Spindler-Virgin following a 3-over 75.

Besman and David Warner shared the Siderowf Net Division (55 and over) title with tallies of 1-over 73. A group of three comprised of Scott Harger, Alden Foss, and Jones tied for third at 3-over 75.

Additional Notes: Pat Musson holed out for an eagle two on the par-4 380 yard 9th hole. The CSGA wants to thank Glastonbury Hills CC head professional Scott Knights and his staff for a great day. 

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