Mark Brown of Tam O’Shanter won the POLO Golf Met PGA Head Professional Championship by five shots on Wednesday, carding a 3-under 68 for the second consecutive day while the other contenders backed up.
Rob Labritz started the final round tied for the lead, and the director of golf at GlenArbor moved two shots in front with a birdie at No. 4, his second of the day. The 43-year-old from Pound Ridge dropped a stroke at Nos. 7 and 8, and was trailing after Brown opened the back nine with a birdie. Labritz played the last nine in 3-over, and landed in second place at 141.
Charlie Meola of Saxon Woods finished third at 1-over. Steve Scott of Paramount, Carl Alexander of the Golf Club of Purchase and Christopher Toulson of Sunningdale were tied for fifth at 144.
POLO Golf Met PGA Head Professional Championship
At North Shore Country Club – par 71
1. Mark Brown, Tam O’Shanter 68-68-136
2. Rob Labritz, GlenArbor 68-73-141
3. Matt Dobyns, Fresh Meadow 70-72-142
4. Charlie Meola, Saxon Woods 71-72-143
5. Steve Scott, Paramount 77-67-144
5. Christopher Toulson, Sunningdale 71-73-144
5. Carl Alexander, Golf Club of Purchase 72-72-144
8. Bob Rittberger, Garden City 74-71-145
9. Christopher Marinaro, Muttontown 73-74-147
10. Dave Fusco, Patriot Hills 79-69-148
10. Greg Bisconti, Saint Andrew’s 72-76-148
10. Chris Case, Mount Kisco 71-77-148