Farrow Wins Phila. Pga Event On Own Course

Posted: May 13, 1986

Home pro Greg Farrow played his Links Golf Club course in 2-under-par 68 yesterday to win the Philadelphia PGA's $6,025 DeSimone Open in Marlton.

Farrow birdied three of the last four holes in prevailing by a stroke for the $1,000 first prize. After bogeying the 14th hole, he birdied 15, 17 and 18 and missed another bird on 16 when his putt ran in and out of the cup. He also birdied the 2d and 10th holes.

Second prize of $750 went to Brian Kelly of Kennett Square, who shot a 69. Defending champion Pete Oakley of Shawnee Country Club in Milford, Del., tied for third place at 70 with Jim Booros of Allentown, with each earning $510.

The tournament, sponsored by Tony DeSimone, owner of The Links, opened the Philadelphia PGA season.

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The Philmont brother-sister team of Mike Rose and Bonnie George scored a 1- under-par, better-ball 70 to win the annual Green Valley Country Club Invitational Mixed Foursomes Tournament. Rose birdied the 10th, 11th and 13th holes in an individual round of 74. George birdied the 3d and shot a 79.

The Heidelberg CC pair of John Guenther, former Pennsylvania Amateur champion, and Pat Kopicz finished second at 71. The Merion husband-wife pair of Bob and Nancy Porter Engman, the defending champions, came in third at 72.

The Berkshire pair of John and Polly Jones won the handicap section with a net of 58. Second prize went to Dick and Sue Greenstein of Radnor Valley CC, who shot a 61.

THE RESULTS

PHILA. PGA DeSIMONE OPEN

At The Links

Greg Farrow, Links 68

Brian Kelly, Kennett Square 69

Pete Oakley, Shawnee 70

Jim Booros, Allentown 70

Frank Dobbs, Spring-Ford 71

Dick Smith, Woodcrest 71

Ed Dougherty, Edgmont 71

Pat McLaughlin, Colonial 71

Willie Scholl, Gulph Mills 72

Don Stough, Yorktowne 72

Henry McQuiston, Bala 72

Kevin Whitlow, Sunnybrook 72

Jack Connelly, Huntingdon Val. 72

David Craig, Doylestown 72

George Forster, Radnor Val. 72

Don DeAngelis, Plymouth 72

Tom Carpus, Rolling Green 72

Dave Grier, Carroll Val. 72

Rick Osberg, Waynesborough 73

Ted McKenzie, Waynesborough 73

Stan Dudas, Mays Landing 73

Charles Lepre, Pitman 73

Rick Flesher, Saucon Val. 74

Mike Mack, Burlington Co. 74

Terry Hurst, Scranton 74

Mike Moses, Porky Oliver 74

Tony DeGisi, Spriong-Ford 75

Tom Lynch, Shepherd Hills 75

Pete Trenham, St. Davidsa 75

John Sweeney, Doylestown 75

Tony Perla, Phila. Country 75

Gene Fieger, Penn Oaks 75

Bob Hibschman, Manufacturers 75

GREEN VALLEY MIXED FOURSOMES

At Green Valley Country Club

Bonnie George-Mike Rose, Philmont 70

Pat Kopicz-John Guenther, Heidelberg 71

Nancy Porter-Bob Engman, Merion 72

Vinnie West-Owen Mandeville, Merion 73

Carol Gallagher-Ed Cooke, Sandy Run 73

Ann Morton, Phi. Crckt-M. Skaler, Mdwlds 74

Sue Thomas-Bob Ranson, Penn Oaks 75

Bonnie Kay-Mike Krekstein, Green Val. 75

Michele Gallagher-John DeMarzio, Sandy Run 75

Carolyn Reinhard-Rick Van Fossen, Little Mill 75

Barbara Papso-Bob Cheavechhi, Sandy Run 76

Lisa Thompson-Harold Still, Phila. Cricket 77

Jan Albert-Art Axelrod, Green Val. 78

Joy Bellis-Bob Lazar, North Hills 78

Nancy and Russ Koelle, Wilmington 78

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Furman, Indian Val. 78

Sue Robitzer-Bob Hahn, Berkshire 78

Mary and Joseph Budini, Phila. Cricket 78

Elaine and Larry Glisson, DuPont 79

Jane and Homer Haggard, Wilmington 79

Kelly Lord-Stan Friedman, Rolling Green 79

Sue and Dick Greenstein, Radnor Val. 79

Dottie and Don Okada, St. Davids 79

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