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Dennis Lynch finishes as low amateur at Metropolitan Senior Open
Dennis Lynch <br>(MGA Photo)
Dennis Lynch
(MGA Photo)
FAIRFIELD, CT (August 30, 2016) -- Dennis Lynch was one of only five players to finish under-par as he finished 1-under to claim low-amateur honors and fifth place at the Metropolitan Senior Open at Brooklawn Country Club.

Lynch, a two-time Metropolitan Mid-Amateur winner, opened with a 72 before firing a 2-under 69 in the final round. In the first round Lynch was 5-under through 12-holes before struggling on his way to the house.

On Tuesday Lynch was able to rebound from his disappointing finish the day before with three birdies and one bogey. His birdies came in the 1st, 7th and 11th holes.

Amateur George Zahringer III also finished in the top-10, tying for sixth at even-par. Zahringer, the two-time defending MET Senior Amateur winner carded a pair of even-par 71's.

James McGovern outlasted Bill Van Orman and won the MET Senior Open on the sixth playoff hole.

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ABOUT THE Metropolitan Senior Open

Open to:
1. Past MGA Open Champions.
2. Male members in good standing in the Metropolitan & New Jersey PGA Sections. (A-3 members must have their principle place of residence in the MGA district.)
3. Male professionals employed at a golf facility in the MGA District, who are enrolled in the PGA’s GPTP.
4. Male head & assistant professionals at MGA Member Clubs (See below for definition of “Assistant Professional”.) *
5. Male professionals who are bonafide members with full golfing privileges at MGA Member Clubs, have a residence in the MGA District, and a current USGA Handicap Index of 5.0 or less at that MGA Member Club. (See Below) **
6. Male amateur members & applicants for Amateur re- instatement at MGA Member Clubs with a current USGA Handicap Index of 5.0 or less.
7. All entrants are subject to the MGA Rules and Regulations. A golfer may not join an MGA member club for the sole purpose of gaining entry to the MGA Senior Open.

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