December 7, 1991 |
Dennis Strigh played his home Hamilton Trails Country Club course in 1- under-par 71 to win the professional division of the Atlantic Winter Golf League tournament yesterday at Mays Landing, N.J. Jeff Moffat of Huntingdon Valley Country Club and Ed Sabo of Laurel Oak Country Club tied for second place at 73. Bill King of Eagles' Nest Country Club won the amateur section with a 73.
July 9, 1989 |
Bill McGuinness, medalist in the recent Philadelphia Amateur Championship, won the Lynnewood Hall Challenge Trophy golf tournament by defeating Bob Housen, a six-time winner of the New Jersey state amateur title, on the first extra hole of a playoff yesterday at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club. McGuinness, of Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield, N.J., sank a 15-foot putt for a birdie 3 on the extra hole.
June 18, 1992 |
Jim Spagnolo of LuLu Country Club and Robin McCool of Saucon Valley Country Club won two matches each yesterday at Whitemarsh Valley Country Club to reach the final round of the 96th Philadelphia Amateur Golf Championship. They will meet in a 36-hole final Sunday starting at 9 a.m. PGA PRO-MEMBER Jack Connelly of Huntingdon Valley Country Club shot a 3-under-par 69 to win the $700 individual pro prize in the Philadelphia PGA Pro-Member tournament at the Indian Valley Country Club.
May 8, 1999 |
Huntingdon Valley Country Club swept the last six matches, including 5-and-4 wins by Hilary Mainka and Sheila Selby, and whipped Riverton, 6-1, yesterday in the fourth round of the Women's Golf Association of Philadelphia's Philadelphia Cup interclub team matches. Jean Paddison and Amy Lyman each won by 4 and 2, and Sue Sayer and Teresa Winslow also posted wins for Huntingdon Valley. PHILADELPHIA PGA The Foxchase Pro-Am-Member tournament at Foxchase Golf Club ended in a three-way tie as Harbor Pines' Barry Dear, Clinton's Brian Kelly and Bent Creek's Paul Oglesby each shot 2-under-par 70 in a field of 34 professionals.
September 7, 1988 |
Evan Lemley of Little Mill Country Club near Medford, N.J., finished first with a 1-over-par 73 in the sectional qualifying round for the U.S. Senior Amateur Golf Championship yesterday at the Hercules Country Club in Wilmington. Three others also qualified for the nationals, to be held at the Milwaukee Country Club, Sept. 19-24. Art Kramer of Philmont Country Club and Jim Hohman of DuPont Country Club each shot a 74, and Pat Porrini of Hercules had a 76. Lincoln Roden, a former Philadelphia Amateur champion from Huntingdon Valley Country Club, also shot a 76 but elected not to meet Porrini in a playoff for the last spot because he was unsure of his schedule during the week of the tournament.
September 18, 1991 |
John Guenther of Moselem Springs Country Club yesterday won the Pennsylvania Senior Amateur Golf Championship with a 1-over-par 36-hole score of 145. After shooting a 3-over-par 75 in Monday's opening round at the Northampton Country Club, Guenther clinched the victory yesterday by playing the Grace Course of the Saucon Valley Country Club in 2-under-par 70. Guenther, a former Pennsylvania amateur champion, also won the senior amateur title...
August 16, 1986 |
Dave Brookreson of Huntingdon Valley Country Club shot a 2-under-par 34-36-70 to win the Philadelphia Middle-Amateur Golf Championship yesterday at Indian Valley Country Club. Brookreson birdied three of the first four holes, as well as Nos. 17 and 18. The Middle-Amateur is for players 30 and over with handicaps up to 8. Gary Hardin of Cedarbrook Country Club sank a 4-foot putt for par on the first hole of a playoff to defeat Butch Sweigart of Ingleside Country Club for the $750 prize in the Philadelphia PGA Bucks County Golf Tournament at Bucks County Country Club.
July 10, 1999 |
Horsham's Mike Moffat fired a low-round 72 yesterday and will take a 2-stroke lead into today's final round of the Lynnewood Hall Invitational at Huntingdon Valley Country Club. Eighty-nine players, including 19 seniors, will play in today's round, which starts at 8:30 a.m. on the par-70, 6,855-yard course. The cut for the regular division was 158, and the seniors' cut was 164. After carding a 74 on Thursday, Moffat put 2 strokes between himself and Trappe's Andy Achenbach.
June 20, 1994 |
Defending champion Chris Lange of Overbrook Golf Club stopped a late challenge by David Brookreson of Huntingdon Valley Country Club and won the Philadelphia Amateur Golf Championship in yesterday's 100-degree weather at Aronimink Golf Club. The excellent 36-hole match play final ended on the 34th hole with each player missing a birdie putt from 30 feet. Lange, who never trailed after taking the second hole in par, played 1- over-par golf in winning by 3 and 2. In the morning session, Lange shot a 1-under-par 34-35-69 for a lead of 5- up. A birdie on the fifth hole put him 3-up, and this was his margin rounding the turn.
June 18, 2012
Recent Villanova graduate Brian Colbert rode a fast start and a hot putter to victory at the Golf Association of Philadelphia's 112th Amateur Championship on Saturday at Huntingdon Valley Country Club. Colbert, a 22-year-old member at White Manor, defeated Philadelphia Publinks member Greg Jarmas, 6 and 4, in the 36-hole final and claimed the prestigious J. Wood Platt trophy. Colbert never was threatened after winning the first three holes, building a 6-up lead after 12 holes, and he took that margin to the final 18 holes and again to the final nine.