Hole in One at The Benrus OPEN Media Day

NEGM Staff Member Paul Mignosa

The Preserves

Paul Mignosa

The Benrus OPEN, known as the “Greatest Day in Golf”, is a PGA open tournament that features more than $20 million in cash and prizes. This tournament will be held at The Preserve, located in Richmond, RI, on June 18, 2015. This tournament is a true open, in which all amateurs and professionals, regardless of handicap, gender and age, are able to qualify. Click here to qualify today (deadline May 10).

Paul Mignosa, Assistant Marketing Director for New England Golf Monthly, made a Hole-In-One on May 6th, 2015 on the 169 yd hole #13 during The Benrus OPEN Media Day. With Paul’s Hole-In-One, he guaranteed his spot on the finals on June 18th for 18 more chances to win $1,000,000. Good luck Paul!

The Preserve is a four-season sporting retreat that is unique in the Northeast region. Paul Mihailides, chairman of The Preserve, states, “I have placed the preservation of some of Rhode Island’s most glorious natural resources among my highest priorities. I am certain that our diverse facilities, like The Benrus OPEN, collectively will become a long-term, major economic engine for Rhode Island, generating significant tourism revenues and employing over 500 people.”

The Benrus OPEN is presented by BENRUS, a military-inspired lifestyle brand. BENRUS was founded as a watch company back in 1921, and has manufactured legendary timepieces for the U.S. military for over four decades.