St. Rays’ Nick Emery Qualifies for Mass Junior Amateur
St. Rays’ star Nick Emery has qualified for the Massachusetts Junior Amateur.
Emery carded a three-over 75 at Bayberry Hills to make the cut and advance to the Junior Am at GreatHorse.
Overall, nine players made the cut with Colin Gleason winning medalist honors at three-under par.
Emery was the only player from Rhode Island in the field.
Following an opening par, Emery bogeyed the second hole, but got it back with a birdie on the fifth hole.
He closed the front nine with a triple-bogey eight to turn at three-over 39.
On the back side, Emery bogeyed the tenth hole and the 14th hole to move to five-over and outside of the cut.
However, he was clutch down the stretch.
After a par on 15, Emery drilled back-to-back birdie putts on 16 and 17 to get to three-over and inside the cut.
He parred 18 to secure the tournament and advance to the Junior Am.