Ageless Legends: Quigley, Pirie Make Match Play Cut at RI Amateur

Age is just a number at this year’s Rhode Island Amateur golf tournament at Wanumetonomy. 

With extremely windy conditions on the docket, 77-year-old Paul Quigley and 74-year-old George “Doc” Pirie made the match play cut at the biggest tournament in the state. 

Paul Quigley

Quigley posted a two-round score of 149 (9-over) and Pirie posted a 10-over 150 to make the cut by one and two shots respectively.  

Quigley will face Jantzen Vargas in the first round, will Pirie will take on defending champ Bobby Leopold.  

Quigley’s 2nd Round 

Starting on one, Quigley bogeyed four of the first eight holes before making birdie on nine to turn at 38. 

On the back side, Quigley parred the 10 and 11, before bogeying 12 and 15. 

He bogeyed 18 to shoot a second round 76, after firing a 73 in the first round. 

Pirie’s 2nd Round 

After a first round 76, Pirie opened the second round with a bogey on the first hole, followed by bogeys on the fifth and sixth holes. 

He then dropped back-to-back birdies on the seventh and eighth holes, before bogeying nine to turn at 37. 

Pirie made birdie on 11, before bogeying 14 and closing with a double on 18 to post 74.  

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