BRANDON HOLDEN (BALTUSROL GC) & NICK MULLEN WIN ASSISTANT PRO AM
Wayne, NJ – The annual Assistant Professional Pro Am was held at Preakness Hills Country Club in Wayne NJ this season and the event had a great turnout with 34 teams. Taking first place in the team event was Baltusrol Golf Club Assistant Professional, Brandon Holden, and his amateur partner Nick Mullen. The duo of Holden & Mullen came in with a Combined Net & Gross total of 12-under par, 132, edging out the team from Upper Montclair Country Club by one-stroke. Brandon had an impressive round on his own ball as well as he finished in 3rd place in the individual professional event with a 2-under par, 70.
Tying in 1st place in the professional division were Marc Issler (Toms River CC) & Jim McDonald (Manasquan River GC) who both fired 3-under par rounds of 69.
Congratulations to our winning team and thank you to our host in Preakness Hills CC!
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