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A field of golfers recently enjoyed the scenic beauty and challenge of Bull's Bridge Golf Club while participating in the ninth annual Quad-Am Golf Classic.

Hosted Sept. 8 by YardApes Inc., the event benefits the Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut.

The quartet of Keith Fowler, Patrick Brown, Tim Holland and Greg Fenn registered an 18-hole scramble score of 11-under-par 61 to earn first place.

Derek Szigeti, Chris O'Loughlin, Shawn Benzing and Carl Profita placed second with 62, and Scott Mulhare, Chris O'Brien, Jeff Kohl and Kent Mancini grabbed third at 64.

Dale Friedley claimed closest to the pin laurels while Mark Verrastro muscled the longest drive.

YardApes Inc. founded and has hosted the YardApes Quad-Am Golf Classic, raising $44,000 for area nonprofits since 2006.

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