Connecticut State Am: Yale's Gaudette leads by 1
16 Jun 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Connecticut Amateur Championship, Country Club Of Waterbury, Sean Gaudette Profile

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (June 16, 2014) -- Rising Yale golfer Sean Gaudette fired the only round under par Monday and takes a one-shot lead at the 2014 Connecticut Amateur Championship.

At Lake Of Isles, Gaudette, who hails from Western Massachusetts, carded a first-round 1-under 71 and leads Dave Szewczul and Chris Pavelic by a shot entering Tuesday's second round of stroke-play qualifying.

Following Tuesday's round, the field will be cut to the low 32 players for the start of match play on Wednesday. The 36-hole finale is slated for Friday.

A group of seven sit at 1-over 73 while six more are 2-over after Round 1.

ABOUT THE Connecticut Amateur

The Connecticut Amateur Championship is one of the nation’s oldest state amateur golf championships and is one of 19 championship tournaments conducted by the Connecticut State Golf Association. The challenging format tests the state's best amateur golfers over two rounds of stroke play to determine the low thirty-two match play qualifiers. Two rounds of match play each day culminate in a thirty-six hole final to crown the top amateur player in Connecticut.

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