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WGA Storms Back To Take Stoddard Trophy At Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT (June 30, 2022) –The Westchester Golf Association won the Stoddard Trophy at the Country Club of Fairfield on Thursday afternoon, taking down the Long Island Golf Association and New Jersey State Golf Association to take home the 25th Stoddard Trophy for the Association. Westchester totaled 22 points, while New Jersey took 18 and Long Island took 14.

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After the morning matches the NJSGA led by 2.5 points over the LIGA, with Westchester comfortably in last position. New Jersey finished the session with 8.5 points, Long Island with 6 and Westchester with 3.5. The combinations of Wall and Vannucci, Randolph and DeJohn, and O’Neill and Ekert each grabbed two full points for the NJSGA.

Westchester made an incredible push during the afternoon singles matches, erasing a 5-point deficit to capture the Stoddard Trophy and thwart another win for the New Jersey State Golf Association. Westchester took X points in the afternoon, allowing them to not just win the trophy, but comfortably take it home.

The afternoon singles matches were largely controlled by Westchester. The WGA won 18.5 points in the round. The LIGA won the fewest afternoon matches, totaling 8 points.

The Stoddard Trophy matches feature amateur golfers from New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester against one another in a Ryder Cup-style team competition. The format includes foursomes (alternate shot) matches in the morning, followed by singles matches in the afternoon.

Westchester’s 2022 Team

-Ben Carpenter

-Brad Tilley

-Charlie Berridge

-Connor Belcastro

-Dan Gabel

-Jackson Fretty

-James Allen

-Jim Graham

-Nathan Han

-Nolan Forsman

-Tim Murphy

-Tom Yellin