Headline: Joe Walker and Bram Daly Fire Scores of 3-under par 69 to Share Medalist Honors at an MGA Amateur Public Links Qualifier Held at Cranberry Valley GC

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2017

Joe Walker was co-medalist at an MGA Amateur Public Links Qualifier which was held on June 26 at Cranberry Valley GC.

Harwich, MA — Following a five-day hiatus, qualifying for the Massachusetts Amateur Public Links Championship began again on Monday as 21 competitors advanced from Cape Cod’s Cranberry Valley Golf Course to the August Championship Proper at Pinehills Golf Club.

CLICK HERE to view full results from the Cranberry Valley GC qualifier.

Today marked the third of six qualifiers on the MGA Championship schedule. To date, a total of 57 competitors have now advanced to the two-day championship and will join the qualifiers in the three-remaining events and those who have earned exemption based on previous MGA Championship success.

Leading the charge at Cranberry Valley GC were co-medalists Joe Walker (Dennis Pines GC) and Bram Daly (Miacomet GC), who both finished with scores of 3-under par 69 to top Monday’s field. Walker is a multi-time champion in the Massachusetts golf circuit while Daly is a former Division I golfer for Elon University.

In addition to the 21 competitors who qualified, an additional two competitors who finished with scores of 6-over par 78, or one stroke above the last qualifying number, will be listed as alternates and will be placed on the alternate list per the alternate policy that is available on the MGA Policies and Procedures Page.
                                                              
The Massachusetts Amateur Public Links Championship is the only MGA Championship Proper that annually accepts the entries of only those competitors who are amateur golfers and are bona fide public course players at a public MGA member club (a course/club that provides playing opportunities for the general public seven days a week). Wednesday’s qualifier was the second of six scheduled over the course of the next two weeks.

QUALIFIERS:
Joe Walker (Dennis Pines GC) 69
Bram Daly (Miacomet GC) 69
Billy Van Stratum (Dennis Pines GC) 72
Tim O’Connell (Cranberry Valley) 72
Jacob Eno (Dennis Pines GC) 72
Douglas Walsh (Hyannis GC) 74
Jay Stevens (Olde Barnstable) 75
Chad Bartlett (Bedrock GC) 75
Jon Fasick (New England CC) 75
Josh Coffey (Cranberry Valley) 75
Christopher Lynch (Butter Brook GC) 76
Matthew Maloney (George Wright GC) 76
Austin Lim (Brookline GC) 76
Mark Lamond (Dennis Pines GC) 77
Phillip Cook (Dennis Pines GC) 77
Demetrius Gonsalves (Cranberry Valley) 77
Jared Silva (Pine Valley CC) 77
Trevor Kenney (Olde Barnstable) 77
Adam Whitfield (Tour Greater Bos) 77
Chris Dupee (Dennis Pines GC) 77
Rich Marinelli (Blackstone GC) 77

ALTERNATES:
Hans Bading (Pinehills GC) 78
Nicholas Carlucci (Segragansett CC) 78

Three more qualifiers will be held over the course of the next eight days for those seeking entry into the Championship Proper. Tomorrow, qualifying will be held at Ledges GC (June 27) while Bradford CC (June 29) and D.W. Field GC (July 5) will also host this week and next.

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