Pat DeBortoli and Kevin Silva
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA (September 24, 2017) - Pat DeBortoli from the Country Club of New Bedford and Kevin Silva from Montaup Country Club (RI) won the 2017 Country Club of New Bedford Gilholm Cup with a record tying gross, best ball score for 36 holes of 9 under par, 131 at the Donald Ross designed course measuring 6431 yards.
Their Saturday score of 68, 2 under par, was followed by a great round of 63, 7 under par, on
Sunday. As always, the CCNB greens were outstanding. Seven other teams broke par in the
gross best ball of two event on Sunday.
In second place, 6 shots back at 3 under par, were Sean Riley of the Country Club of New
Bedford and Craig Brightman of Acushnet River Valley Golf Course, 68-69=137.
Tied for third place at 2 under par were the teams of Kevin Foley and Steve Duffy of Furnace
Brook Golf Club, 70-68=138; and Kyle Pelletier of Acushnet River Valley Golf Course and Ryan
Pelletier of Pawtucket Country Club (RI), 68-70=138.
Tied for fifth place at 1 under par were the teams of Tony Masi and Peter Leach, both of
Metacomet Country Club (RI), 72-67=139; Mike Stone of North Shore Country Club (IL) and
Mike Finster of Mangrove Bay Country Club (FL), 70-69=139; Sean Fitzpatrick of George Wright
Golf Course and Steve Cahill of Wollaston Golf Club, 68-71=139; and Guy Lansing and Donald
Cornell, both of Plymouth Country Club, 68-71=139.
The Tournament was played on Saturday, September 23rd, and Sunday, September 24th. This
was the 16th year for the revised tournament which has featured players from MA, RI, CT, NY,
NC, OH, TX, FL, IL, MD, MS, GA, DC and Ireland. The tournament is named after the
legendary Johnny Gilholm, Golf Pro at CCNB for over 40 years.View results for Gilholm Cup
ABOUT THE Gilholm Cup
36-hole best-ball stroke play tournament named after
the legendary Johnny Gilholm, Golf Pro at the Country
Club of New Bedford for over 40 years.
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