MILLBURN, NJ - Virginia Brown shot a 31 to capture the overall title in the Millburn Recreation Department’s Par 3 Golf Championship.  She became the first women in the 18 year history of the tournament to register the lowest overall tournament score.  Brown birdied the 5th hole and had four pars in her victory.  Jess Berkowitz and Anuj Awashthi tied for low men’s score, each shooting 32, and Berkowitz won the second hole of a playoff with Awashthi to win the men’s title.   

John Herbert won the closest to the hole contest with a shot that landed 8’6” from the pin on the 9th hole and Virginia Brown was closest to the pin in the women to the pin with a shot 14’6” from the pin.

Division winners and runner ups include:

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Winner                                                                                                 Runner Up

Youth boys                        Anuj Awasthi                  (32)           Shreyas Hariharan               (37)

Junior boys                        Trevor Dzama                (33)            Aditya Arora                        (36)

Junior girls                         Alexandra Ouzounian  (37)                         

Adult male                         Anssi Salo                       (33)             John Herbert                      (34)      

Adult female                      Virginia Brown               (31)            Marlene May                      (42)

Senior male                       Jess Berkowitz                (32)          George Eliopoulus              (36)

Senior female                    Janet Mangano               (48)          Mary Corbett                     (51)                                                       


This year’s 18th annual tournament was held on September 22 and was sponsored by Shearon Golf along with Course Golf Pro, Lou Ruina.