Category Archives: Golf


Hop Brook set to open for season

NAUGATUCK — Hop Brook Golf Course is scheduled to open April 1 at 9 a.m., depending on weather conditions. Memberships for the 2014 season will go on sale beginning Saturday…

Glenn Petelle swings from the fairway on the first hole during the finals of the Hop Brook Golf Championship at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck Sunday morning. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Martino defends title

NAUGATUCK — Ray Martino defended his Hop Brook Golf Championship with a sterling round to hold off three-time champion Glenn Petelle 8-and-7 in one of the most dramatic championship rounds…

Hop Brook Club Championship results

NAUGATUCK — The first two rounds of the Hop Brook Golf Course 2013 Club Championship are in the books. The semifinals are Saturday and the final is Sunday. The following…

Golfers swinging for Hop Brook championship

NAUGATUCK — The Hop Brook Golf Course Club Championship is off and running. Pairings for the first round were announced Monday. The first round concludes on Sunday. Sixty-five golfers, a…

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Hop Brook news and notes

For more information, visit the Hop Brook pro shop or contact Hop Brook golf pro Bob Clark at (203) 720-7066 or Futures Interclub Team begins play NAUGATUCK — The…

Naugatuck’s Nick Tribanas led the Greyhounds with a 79 at the Naugatuck Valley League tournament May 31 at the Watertown Country Club and earned All-Copper Division honors. –FILE PHOTO

Learning on the links

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck golf team learned some valuable lessons this season and that overall improvement showed at the recent Naugatuck Valley League tournament. The ‘Hounds didn’t exactly crowd the…

Woodland sophomore Mike Erickson became the first golfer in the school’s history to qualify for the Division III state tournament on his own this season. –FILE PHOTO

Upperclassmen show the way for Woodland

BEACON FALLS — The most critical element for a young team is to have a stable core of upperclassmen to pave the way to success. The Woodland golf team had…

Naugatuck’s Nick Tribanas looks over the green on the first hole at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck Monday afternoon versus Woodland. The Greyhounds beat the Hawks, 171-188. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Scores falling for Greyhounds

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck golf team continued to put up solid rounds as they defeated Woodland, 171-188, at Hop Brook Golf Course on Monday. Nick Tribanas was the medalist, shooting…

Woodland’s Mike Erickson putts on the first hole at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck Monday afternoon. Erickson led the Hawks against Naugatuck by shooting a 42. The Greyhounds won the match, 171-188. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

Hawks’ confidence grows with each round

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland golf team took on Naugatuck on Monday and came up on the short end of a 171-188 final at Hop Brook Golf Course. The Hawks…

Naugatuck High School junior Brendan Waldron tees off April 9 during a scrimmage against Holy Cross at Hop Brook Golf Course in Naugatuck. –LUKE MARSHALL

Practice to make perfect for Naugy

NAUGATUCK — Time may be all Naugatuck needs to have a successful golf season. Head coach Craig Blanchard said this year’s team has plenty of potential to improve, but it…