Team Ontario handily won the 15th annual Thomas Kelly Cup 19-11 after taking a one-point lead the first day. The matches were played on extremely wet Canadian soil in early September at The Ambassador Golf Club in Windsor, Ontario. Ontario was captained by Cesare Cisti and George Harris. Other team members were Paul Kelly, Paul Duncan, George Harris, Vito Cisternino, Ben Butler, David Delville, Grant Gulych, Wayne McGrath and Michael Hunter. Michigan was captained by Jack Deming. Other team members were Jack Black, Joel Michaels, Jim Peters, Chris Boka, Brent Davies, Jim Helmke, Charles Henry and Mike Terrill.

The Kelly Cup matches have been played in honor of former tour member Thomas Kelly, who died suddenly on the golf course “with the fellas” in 2003. Thomas was very active in teaching golf to underprivileged kids in metro Detroit and was a very proud of his USGTF membership. The 2019 Kelly Cup matches will return to Michigan. Pheasant Run Golf Club in Canton will host the matches on Sunday, September 15 and Monday, September 16. Jeremie Lopez will captain the U.S. side while Sisti will captain the Ontario side. The 2019 Kelly Cup matches will return to Michigan. Pheasant Run Golf Club in Canton will host the matches on Sunday, September 15 and Monday, September 16. Jeremie Lopez will captain the U.S. side while Sisti will captain the Ontario side. For more information about joining the Michigan/Ontario Golf Teachers Tour, go to www.mogtt.com or contact tour directors Grant Gulych (Ontario) at grant@ggolfs.com, or Brett McBride (Michigan) at b_mcbride_2418@yahoo.com.
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