Athletics Holds the 19th Annual Friends of Athletics Golf Tournament

Worcester, Mass. (July 3) -- The Assumption Department of Athletics recently held the 19th Annual Friends of Assumption College Athletics Golf Tournament at the Highfields Golf and Country Club in nearby Grafton, Mass. A full-field event over the 6,024-yard, par-72 layout, the tournament again helped benefit the nearly 550 Assumption College student-athletes and the College's 24 intercollegiate athletic programs.

The event featured the 18-hole event, along with a raffle full of donated prizes, a cocktail reception and a post-event dinner in the clubhouse. In addition, each hole on the course had Assumption student-athletes at it to great the golfers throughout the event.

Full Photo Gallery of Foursomes and Sponsorship Signage

2016 Tournament Winners
Closest to the Line Winner -
Tony Russo

Closest to the Pin Winner - Mike Paciello

First-Place Team
Stephen Pearsall, Dan McKee, Mike Paciello, Tom Neilan

Second-Place Team
James Monahan, Terrence Milka, Kevin McSherry, Bob Clark

Third-Place Team
Stephen Ferraro `92, Paul Cellucci, John Martin `92, James Hetu `91

$10,000 Putting Participant - Paul Cellucci

2016 Tournament Sponsors
Exclusive Golf Cart Sponsor

Blue Sponsors
• John DiPietro `72
• Enterprise
• The Gurcan Family
• Merchants
• Penske

Special Sponsors
• Sponsored by Shrewsbury Landscapes, Inc.

• Sponsored by MedStar Ambulance

$10,000 Putting Contest
• Sponsored by Gil Talbot Photography

Driving Range
• Sponsored by CHAMP

Cocktail Reception
• Sponsored by Activitas, Inc.

Closest to the Line Contest
• Sponsored by Eagle Air Freight, Inc.

Closest to the Pin Contest
• Sponsored by Paxton Tennis & Fitness Club

Tournament Signage
• Sponsored by Accent Banner