DeBortoli and Silva Run Away with the Gilholm Cup

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.

Gilholm Cup 2017 Results

Pat DeBortoli/Kevin Silva68 – 63131
Sean Riley/Craig Brightman68 – 69137
Kevin Foley/Steve Duffy 70 – 68138
Kyle Pelletier/Ryan Pelletier 68 – 70138
Tony Masi/Peter Leach 72 – 67139
Mike Stone/Mike Finster 70 – 69139
Sean Fitzpatrick/Steve Cahill 68 – 71139
Guy Lansing/Don Cornell 68 – 71139
Kevin Nery/Bob Reni 70 – 70140
Paul DeBortoli/Justin DeBortoli 70 – 70140
Mike Arter/Jon Winn 71 – 69140
Jon Stoddard/Jim Magner 72 – 69141
Kevin Blaser/Paul Quigley 72 – 70142
Jake Winn/Jim Jardin 71 – 71142
Rugo Santini/Chris Poli 68 – 74142
J. C. Guthrie/Pat Bean 72 – 71143
Chris Maguire/Jeremy Meade 71 – 72143
George Edwards/Keith Cross 69 – 74143
Andrew Howard/Dan Ferrari 70 – 74144
Tyler Kett/Demetrius Gonsalves 76 – 68144
Bryan McAllister/David Marseglia 72 – 73145
David Wagner/Garrett Whitney 75 – 70145
Mike Soucy/Dan Najarian 74 – 71145
Gary Palmer/Rick Marcos 73 – 72145
Eric Daniel/Michael Deady       75 – 71146
Sebastian Gonzalez/Mike DiFiore 74 – 72146
Bob Silvia/Glen Dufault            73 – 74147
George Cidade/Joe Miozza 73 – 75148
Jeff Stickley/Kyle Stickley 76 – 72148
Jason Doyle/Michael Miele       77 – 74151

Photo L to R: Pat DeBortoli and Kevin Silva