Chatfield, O’Leary Take Home RI Four-Ball Championship
Notre Dame golf stars and former RI Amateur Champions Davis Chatfield and Andrew O’Leary won the the Rhode Island Four-Ball Championship on Tuesday evening at Potowumot Country Club.
Over the two day tournament, Chatfield and O’Leary fired a 15-under par 127 to win by four shots over the team of Bobby Leopold and Tyller Cooke.
The tournament finished late into the evening on Tuesday due to a 100-minute rain delay.
Chatfield & O’Leary Win
The pair of former RI Amateur Champions opened the second round with a two shot lead over their closes competitors.
O’Leary and Chatfield opened with three straight pars before O’leary got a birdie to drop on the fourth hole to get them started.
It was then Chatfield’s turn to carry the load as he birdied seven and nine to get the team to three-under on the front.
He continued rolling on the back, eagling the tenth hole, while O’Leary backed him up with a birdie.
Chatfield then birdied 11, before the team dropped a shot on 12, bringing them back to the field jut slightly.
After saving pars on the 13th and 14th holes, Chatfield dropped birdie putts on 15 and 16 to put the tournament nearly out of reach.
O’Leary parred 17 and 18 to close out the round.
While Chatfield and O’Leary took home the trophy, there were a number of amazing rounds.
Leopold and Tyler Cooke shot seven-under on the day to get back into the tournament and finish second.
The pair of former Kirkbrae club champions, Derek Audette and Mike Hamilton, were six-under on the day and found themselves in third place at one point during the round. They finished in seventh.
Agawam Hunt’s Jason Kalin and Richard Audette Jr. were also six-under on the day.