Ryder Cup "PGT vs the TOUR of Boston"

 
Known as the "Players Challenge Cup" with a Ryder Cup format.  This is a yearly competition between the PGT and the TOUR of Boston since 2002.  Two similar Pro/Amateur Tours with great competition and camaraderie where we meet to have a three day match play competition.  Half way between both cities is Binghamton NY where we meet at a great course called The Links at Hiawatha Landing.  There are Fourball, Alternate Shot, and Individual matches to determine a team winner. See the Trophy Room page for all past results.
 
2016 Results...... 
(see below for previous year results and pics and all results on Trophy Room page) 
 Boston held the Cup and retained it again this year with a 20 to 20 tie.
There was a bit of rain of and on throughout the weekend but we got in all the matches for a typical close call and down to the wire finish.
 
2016 PGT Team members: (Captain)John Ramsbotham, (Honorary Captain) Tom Cherny, Dan Rieg, Dave King, Mike Kurpiewski, Eric Yandrich, Joe Pici, Joe Fedor, Craig Smith, Dave Zamperini, John Johnson, Chris Caputo, Tom Rezak, Shawn Roche, Brian Proch, Jeff Olander, Drew Evanoka, Mike Kobulnicky, Dan Kestner, Sean Thomas, and Keith Graboski.
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2015 Results...... 
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(see below for previous year results and pics and all results on Trophy Room page) 
Boston held the Cup and retained it again this year with a 20 1/2 to 19 1/2 win.
PGT has won or held the Cup 9 of 13 years.  This is a great competition and format we look forward to every year.  John Ramsbotham is the anchor and team captain.
The team is comprised of players who have participated in the past, good match play players, PGT members in good standing and who participate frequently in our tournaments, and who match up against similar handicap players from Boston.  Any PGT player can register but they are picked to form the team based on the above.  Refer to this Ryder Cup page for more details as we set them in the off season..
Format and weekend events as follows: Golf is held at EnJoie and/or Links at Hiawatha Landing in Binghamtom NY (this location is half way bor both Tours). Friday afternoon practice round and skins game followed by dinner at the club.  Saturday morning fourball competition.  Saturday afternoon alternate shot.  Dinner and drinks at the club Saturday night.  Sunday morning individual matches followed by trophy presentation.
 
 
 
2014 Results....
The Boston TOUR wins the 2014 Players Challenge Cup.  It is headed to Boston for the year after an impressive win and we'll fight to get it back next season. 
More pics to follow...
(see below for previous year results and pics and all results on Trophy Room page)
 
2014 PGT Team members: (Captain)John Ramsbotham, Dan Rieg, Dave King, Tom Cherny, Mike Kurpiewski, Eric Yandrich, Joe Pici, Joe Fedor, Craig Smith, George Messmer, John Johnson, Pete Dewil, Ed Orr, Shawn Roche, Red Smith, Brian Proch, Jeff Olander, Drew Evanoka, Bernie Bible, and Denny Beck.
2014 PGT RC team
 
2014 TOUR Team members: (Captain)Mark Steinhour, Mike Reagan, Mike Curley, Paul Griffith, Eric Siegel, Steve Salvucci, Matt Bonica, Adam Podzka, Ervy Garcia, Barry Kaye, Matt Robertson, Jim Currier, Roy Alminas, Andy Luther, Joe Buckley, Rob Sawyer, Art Schrom, Steve Birnbaum, Glenn Procter, and Dan Haack.
2014 TOUR team

Dan presents cup to Mark
2013 Results....
After alt shot matches Sat morning, PGT trailed the TOUR, 3 1/2 to 6 1/2.
PGT came back a bit after Fourball Matches Saturday pm 5 1/2 to 4 1/2.
After all Saturday rounds, PGT still trails 9 and TOUR 11.
PGT wins individual matches Sunday 11 to 9 and therefore....
PGT retains the Cup with a 20 to 20 score.
Dennis Beck is named MVP for solid wins in all three formats.
 
2013 Team members: (Captain)John Ramsbotham, Dan Rieg, Dave King, Tom Cherny, Mike Kurpiewski, Eric Yandrich, Joe Pici, Joe Fedor, Craig Smith, Lee Furrer, John Johnson, Pete Dewil, Ed Orr, Matt Rayman, Red Smith, Brian Proch, Jeff Olander, Sean Thomas, Drew Evanoka, and Denny Beck.
 


Past results can be seen in the Trophy Room page.

2012 photos.
Mark Steinhour presenting Dan Rieg the Cup after another PGT win.
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2012 PGT Team
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2012 TOUR Team
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2011 photos. 
Dan Rieg and Mark Steinhour after TOUR win

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2011 TOUR of Boston Team


2011 PGT Team
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2010 photos. 
Dan Rieg presenting Mark Steinhour the Cup after TOUR win
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2010 TOUR of Boston Team
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2010 PGT Team
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