GREENLAND – The 88th New Hampshire Open is headed to Breakfast Hill Golf Club for the initial time in match history, and there is a industry of 156 industry experts and amateurs scheduled to contend for this year’s title.
The three-day, 54-gap stroke participate in championship starts Thursday and concludes Saturday.
“This calendar year, we noticed much more registrations for the New Hampshire Open up than we have in the earlier five years,” New Hampshire Golfing Affiliation event director Kinsey Hoffmann said. “The numbers speak volumes to the excitement bordering the championship coming back to the Seacoast region, and specially Breakfast Hill after obtaining to postpone the function at the club in 2020.”
It has been practically 50 yrs considering that the previous time this tournament was held at a Seacoast program.
“We are on the lookout forward to the study course offering a true take a look at for the gamers in excess of the three times of the championship,” Hoffman reported. “I consider that will be evident to the players as soon as they move up to their very first tee shot.”
Immediately after Friday’s spherical, the reduced 40 players and ties advance to Saturday’s closing 18-hole round. This year’s subject is made up of 105 specialist golfers equally from New Hampshire and around the nation, with 51 amateurs also competing.
Locals in the field include things like North Hampton’s Ryan Quinn, Newmarket’s Scott Hacker, Rye’s Jack Zioze, Greenland’s Jeffrey Soris, Hampton Falls’ Michael Fiacco and Brentwood’s Valentino Cheek.
Past champions in this industry features Michael Kartrude (2019), Jason Thresher (2018) and Don Robertson (1981).
Kartrude is coming off a one-stroke victory in the Massachusetts Open held previously this month at Longmeadow Nation Club. With that gain, Kartrude joins Jason Thresher (2016-2018) and Mike Martel (2019) in this industry who have gained the Massachusetts Open.
Other noteworthy gamers in this year’s field are Shawn Warren and Matt Paradis. Warren, who placed next to Chris Crawford in the 2021 New Hampshire Open, competed in this year’s PGA Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Warren carded rounds of 78 and 79 in the initial two rounds at Southern Hills Nation Club and did not make the cut.
Paradis, from Hooksett, won the New Hampshire Novice title in 2018.