Success, Again, at “The Hickey”

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On Monday, October 7, more than 120 golfers participated in the one-shotgun invitational golf outing held at The Country Club of Darien in support of The Christopher C. Hickey Scholarship with the WGA Caddie Scholarship Fund.  This event has loyal participants—many of them friends, family and coworkers of the organizers and loyal sponsors and donors.  Among the sponsors at this year’s event was SwingAI, a golf analytics company that produces the swing index.

The low gross winners—for the second year in a row—with a score of 61 were Tom Richardson, Pat Mullin, Casey Kilkullen, and Mark Thompson.  This team will retain the coveted invitational putter trophy that remains on display in the Darien clubhouse.

Current CSF Director, Greg Hickey, christened this event four years ago, in memory of his twin brother Christopher, shortly after he passed away suddenly.  The brother grew up caddieing at nearby Woodway Country Club where they developed a passion for golf and appreciation for a caddie scholarship.

The current recipients of the Christopher C. Hickey Scholarship, listed below, are receiving $54,000 in scholarship aid from the CCH Fund for the 2019-20 academic year.

Ajani Bowie                      Quaker Ridge Golf Club          Florida A&M University            Class of 2022

Brendan Ferguson          Woodway Country Club          Georgetown University             Class of 2020

Cooper Healy                   Country Club of Darien           University of Wisconsin            Class of 2022

Daniel Meduri                 Woodway Country Club           Manhattanville College             Class of 2020

Daniel Moriarty               Knollwood Country Club         SUNY-Binghamton                    Class of 2019

Peter Moriarty                 Knollwood Country Club          SUNY-Purchase                         Class of 2021

Dennis Pinto                    The Country Club of Darien    Norwalk Community College   Class of 2020

For more information on the named scholarships, visit this page.  To learn more about the CCH, the Invitational, and to view event photos, visit