Button Hole’s Gillett Claims Medalist Honors at RI Amateur Qualifier
Button Hole’s Lance Gillett posted a one-over 72 to claim medalist honors at the second RI Amateur qualifier on Monday afternoon at Foster Country Club.
Gillett edged Triggs’ Juan Amado by one shot and Foster’s Jay Barrow and Green Valley’s Stephen Vye by two shots to win the tournament.
Overall, the top 23 players and ties made the cut.
The cut line fluctuated from 8-over to 9-over and back to 8-over throughout the day before finally settling at nine-over par.
Special Olympic gold medalist Chris Lussier finished in a tie for 54th.
The Rhode Island Amateur is set for July 12-17 at Kirkbrae Country Club.
The third and final qualifier is Wednesday, June 16 at Crystal Lake.