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Back Nine Charge: Monte Mullen Captures Palmer Cup

Monte Mullen of TPC River Highlands used a back-nine 30 to charge up the leaderboard and capture the 14th Russell C. Palmer Cup title.

Follow Live: Day Two at the 14th Palmer Cup

Day two of the 14th Russell C. Palmer Cup is under way at the Country Club of Waterbury. Follow the action as the state's best look to capture the trophy.

Scoring & Results

14th Russell C. Palmer Cup
Presented by the Lincoln Motor Company
Final Results
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Quick Facts

Host Club: Country Club of Waterbury
Address: 1 Oronoke Rd., Waterbury, CT 06708
Phone: (203) 753-4171
Website: Click here to view »

Par & Yardage: Country Club of Waterbury will be set up to play at a total of 6,658 yards and a par of 35-34--69.

Named for Russell C. Palmer, former CSGA Executive Director (1986-1995) and inductee into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame (1997), the Palmer Cup is the Connecticut Stroke Play Championship. Mr. Palmer’s numerous accomplishments include establishing the use of GHIN throughout CSGA member clubs and initiating the purchase of the “Connecticut Golf House” which for 25 years served as the home of the CSGA and the Connecticut Section PGA.

In addition to his work with the CSGA, Mr. Palmer was a member of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, a past president of the International Association of Golf Administrators, and a past president of the Hartford Golf Club. He was also active in the United States Golf Association where he served as a member of the Museum Committee and as a rules official for several United States Amateurs, Opens and Senior Opens.

Tournament Information

Entries Close: Wednesday, April 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Handicap Limit: Amateur Golfers with a CSGA Handicap Index of 6.4 or less

Age Limit: No Age Limit

Field Size: Championship Field Size limited to 96 players

About the Tournament: 54-hole stroke play championship. All players will play 18 holes on Monday, May 22nd. The low 39 players including ties will advance to rounds two and three to be played on Tuesday, May 23rd. The lowest 54 hole total will be declared the champion.

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About the CSGA

The CSGA functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 50 Championships, Qualifiers and One-Day Tournaments throughout the year, in addition to administering handicaps for over 40,000 members and 181 member clubs. As a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, the CSGA supports a variety of golf organizations within Connecticut, including the Connecticut Women’s Golf Association, Southern New England Women’s Golf Association, The First Tee, the Connecticut PGA, and the CSGA Scholarship Fund in honor of Widdy Neale.