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87th Tri-State Matches Cape Cod NAtional Golf Club Oct. 12-13

Massachusetts will host the 87th Tri-State Matches at Cape Cod National Golf Club in Brewster, Mass Oct. 12-13.

The event features three organizations: RIGA (Rhode Island Golf Association, Mass Golf and the Connecticut State Golf Association. Day One morning matches feature six Mid-Amateurs paired with six Seniors and two Mid-Amateur, Mid-Amateur matches. Day One afternoon matches feature five Mid-Amateur, Mid-Amateur Matches along with three Senior-Senior Matches.

The Tri-State matches will conclude with singles matches in the morning on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

The RIGA seeks its first title since 2001. The Tri-State matches were canceled in 2020 due to heavy rain at Hartford Golf Club overnight. In 2019, Mass Golf won by 59.5 points over the CSGA at Kirkbrae Country Club.

Meet this year’s Rhode Island team. Results below are from 2021:

Bobby Leopold, Wannamoisett Country Club

  • Won 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • T3 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • T15 in the New England Amateur
  • Third in the 72nd Rhode Island Four-Ball at Valley
  • Currently ranked first in the Player of the Year standings

Tom McCormick, Kirkbrae Country Club

  • Semifinalist in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • 10th in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • Won the 72nd Rhode Island Four-Ball at Valley
  • Currently ranked fourth in the Player of the Year standings

Jamie Lukowicz, Agawam Hunt

  • Semifinalist in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Fifth in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • T13 in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • Currently fifth in the Player of the Year standings

Austin Cilley, Button Hole Golf Club

  • Made the Round of 16 in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae.
  • T9 in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • T12 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • T14 in the 89th Rhode Island Open at Green Valley
  • Currently ranked seventh in the Player of the Year standings

Jordan Amorin, Crestwood Country Club

  • Won the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • Made the Round of 16 in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Currently ranked eighth in the Player of the Year standings

Tyler Cooke, Wannamoisett Country Club

  • T3 in 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • Made Round of 16 in 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • T23 in the New England Amateur
  • Currently ranked ninth in the Player of the Year standings

Mike Hamilton, Kirkbrae Country Club

  • Quarterfinalist in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Fourth in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • T14 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • Currently ranked 10th in the Player of the Year standings

Kevin Blaser, Swansea Country Club

  • Third in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • T8 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • Made the Round of 32 in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Currently ranked 12th in the Player of the Year standings

McKinley Slade, Point Judith Country Club

  • Quarterfinalist in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Eighth in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • T14 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play at Alpine
  • Currently ranked 13th in the Player of the Year standings

Kolby Simmons, Crestwood Country Club

  • Fifth in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur at Ledgemont
  • Made the Round of 32 in the 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Currently ranked 16th in the Player of the Year standings

Dean Parziale, Agawam Hunt

  • Won the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play Senior Division at Alpine
  • Won the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur Senior Division at Ledgemont
  • T13 in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • Currently ranked first in the Senior Player of the Year standings

Darren Corrente, Wannamoisett Country Club

  • Third in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • T10 in the New England Senior Amateur
  • Third in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play Senior Division at Alpine
  • 13th in the 28th Mid-Amateur Senior Division at Ledgemont
  • Currently ranked second in the Senior Player of the Year standings

Dr. George Pirie, Valley Country Club

  • Runner-up in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • Runner-up in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur Senior Division at Ledgemont
  • Currently ranked fifth in the Senior Player of the Year standings

Randy Millen, The Aquidneck Club

  • T4 in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • Fourth in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur Senior Division at Ledgemont
  • Currently ranked sixth in the Senior Player of the Year standings

Dante Najarian, Potowomut Golf Club

  • Sixth in the 28th Rhode Island Mid-Amateur Senior Division at Ledgemont
  • T7 in the 38th Rhode Island Stroke Play Senior Division at Alpine
  • T13 in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • Currently ranked eighth in the Senior Player of the Year standings

John Auclair, Kirkbrae Country Club

  • T4 in the 63rd Rhode Island Senior Amateur at Warwick
  • Made Round of 16 in 116th Rhode Island Amateur at Kirkbrae
  • Currently ranked ninth in the Senior Player of the Year standings

Credits:

Dalton Balthaser, Cape Cod National Golf Club