Adam Rainaud of Black Hall Club shot a course-record 65 in the final round to charge up the leaderboard and capture the 82nd Connecticut Open Championship at Woodway Country Club.
The leaders are on the course for the final round of the 82nd Connecticut Open Championship at Woodway Country Club. Follow the action all day with live hole-by-hole scoring and complete coverage.
Cody Paladino of Wethersfield Country Club shot a three under-par 68 in his second round to take a two stroke lead heading into the final round of the 82nd Connecticut Open Championship at Woodway CC.
Anthony Casalino of Innis Arden Golf Club fired a round of five under-par 66 to take the overnight lead at the 82nd Connecticut Open Championship.
History of the Connecticut Open Championship
The Connecticut Open Championship is the only CSGA Championship open to both amateurs and professionals. The tournament was first played in 1931, with Henry Ciuci winning the innagural championship at the Course at Yale.
In 2015, Cody Paladino of Wethersfield Country Club held a one stroke lead heading into the final day and never looked back, posting a one under-par round of 70 for a 206 (-7) total and a two stroke victory at the 81st Connecticut Open Championship at The Patterson Club.
The 2016 Connecticut Open will mark the fourth time that Woodway Country Club has played host to this prestigious event. The club has previously hosted the Connecticut Open in 1964, 1983 and 1995, the Connecticut Amateur in 1928, 1937, 1971 and 2009, and co-hosted the Connecticut Senior Amateur in 1963.
Course Set-Up: Woodway Country Club will be set up at 6,813 yards and will play to a par of 35-36--71.
History: Woodway Country Club was founded in 1916, with the present championship course designed by Willie Park, Jr. Park was responsible for designing over 170 courses throughout the world, including Maidstone Golf Club, Olympia Fields Country Club, New haven Country Club and Shuttle Meadow Country Club. Renowned golf course architect and Willie Park historian, Mark Mungeam, restored the course to its original splendor in 2007.
Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, July 27th- Final Round, 18 Holes