On Thursday, Essex County Country Club hosted the 2015 NJPGA Pro Am.
Host Assistant PGA Apprentice Dean Miller and his amateur members Brett Gottsegen, Stephen Wacker and Larry Falcone won the Pro Am Event on their home course with a team score of 19-under par, 123. Gottsegen fired a gross 2-under par, 69, on his own ball with five birdies throughout his round. Miller and his team will advance to the Pro Am Championship at Preakness Hills CC in the fall.
In the individual professional division Michael LaBrutto (Greenacres CC) came in first with a 3-under par, 68 to beat out Jeff Maines of Rock Spring Club by one stroke.