Scholars & Alumni


To be considered for a Burke Scholarship, an applicant must have completed a minimum of two full golf seasons of work at a member club of the RIGA.

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Scholars & Alumni

The mission of the Burke Fund’s Scholar Alumni Committee is to develop a more active Alumni base, thereby helping to promote The Burke Fund’s growth, relevance and sustainment, by facilitating networking and mentor opportunities for Burke Scholars and Alumni.


The Burke Fund seeks to provide its current scholars with mentoring opportunities with Alumni. If you are an Alumnus and are interested in becoming a mentor for a Burke Scholar, please contact Amanda Parker at [email protected].

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If you would like to learn more about the Burke Fund’s Scholar/Alumni Committee, please contact Amanda Parker at [email protected].

Current Scholars

Peter Alofsin Newport Country Club Elon University 2025
Richard Angeli Point Judith Country Club Boston College 2025
Matthew Antunes Glocester Country Club University of Connecticut 2025
Joshua Bozek The Misquamicut Club University of Vermont 2025
Curtis Browne Potowomut Golf Club University of Rhode Island 2025
Callum Flaherty Rhode Island Country Club Xavier University 2025
Zane Frattarelli The Misquamicut Club University of Rhode Island 2025
Jackson Gorman Rhode Island Country Club Roanoke College 2025
Justin Grenier Exeter Country Club Roanoke College 2023
Joseph Hook Newport Country Club Clarkson University 2025
Luke Hyder Wanumetonomy Golf & CC Sacred Heart University 2025
Brendan Johnson Kirkbrae Country Club Fordham University 2025
Shane Johnson Kirkbrae Country Club Notre Dame 2025
Richard King Valley Country Club University of Rhode Island 2025
Ethan Masciarelli Potowomut Golf Club Penn State 2025
Jack Matus Potowomut Golf Club Quinnipiac University 2025
Benjamin McGowan The Aquidneck Club High Point University 2025
Benjamin Pacquette Rhode Island Country Club Massasoit College 2025
Alyssa Pollack Valley Country Club University of Rhode Island 2025
Matthew Richardson Rhode Island Country Club University of Rhode Island 2023
Dylan Stahl Newport Country Club Coastal Carolina 2025
Connor Sullivan Rhode Island Country Club San Diego State 2025
Harrison Taraian Wannamoisett Country Club Mississippi State 2025
Spencer Thys Rhode Island Country Club University of Rhode Island 2025
Jack Tortolani Wannamoisett Country Club Plymouth State 2025
Jacob Trimble Crystal Lake Bryant University 2025
Riley Whitehead Pawtucket Country Club University of Rhode Island 2025

Past Scholars

Class of 2024

Benjamin Chase Merrimack College The Aquidneck Club
Cole Cidade University of Rhode Island Valley Country Club
Isabella Corso Harvard College Alpine Country Club
Benjamin Ellis Stonehill College Agawam Hunt
Massimo Feroce University of Miami Alpine Country Club
Brent Lawrence Bryant University Rhode Island Country Club
Cameron Martin University of Rhode Island Warwick Country Club
Daniel McKinnon Bryant University Sakonnet Golf Club
Robert Paquette University of West Virginia Quidnessett Country Club
Tyler Pierkarski Johnson & Wales University Button Hole Golf Course
Haley Pine New York University Rhode Island Country Club
Christopher Silva Cury College Newport Country Club
Madison Snow Community College of RI Alpine Country Club
Collin Tenreiro Johnson & Wales University Wannamoisett Country Club

Class of 2023

Timothy Cullen Florida Gulf Coast Kirkbrae Country Club
Mason Gilman Assumption College Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club
Julia Lamarre Villanova University The Aquidneck Club

Class of 2022

Aidan Morrison Bentley University Pawtucket Country Club