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EAST PROVIDENCEâ€”Competitive high school golfers participated in the 93rd annual Rhode Island Junior Amateur Golf Tournament at Metacomet Country Club in East Providence on Tuesday, with a chance to boost their confidence and try to advance to the next round of play.
Tuesdayâ€™s events included pairings of golfers in a stroke-play matchup of 18 holes. The tournament involves both men and women from all over the state of Rhode Island. The Menâ€™s cut for this round would end at 16 and hold up to 64. The Womenâ€™s side would be much different as it is based in one division of 16 participants. Qualifiers who play well will move onto the next round in Match-play.
It all began early in the morning at 7:30 a.m. with the first golfer Reed Nani teeing off. Nani is a member of Point Judith Country Club in Narragansett. Other notable players in attendance from that course included: Braxton Fish, Luke Underhill, Ben Steingold, Robert Durant, and Harrison Bell.
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