September 6, 2000 |
Jarrett Kling's 2-over par 73 at St. Davids Golf Club earned the Merion member medalist honors yesterday in the qualifying round for the USGA's Senior Amateur Championship. Kling earned one of five available berths for the national championship to be held Sept. 23-28 at Charlotte (N.C.) Country Club.
September 9, 1995 |
Sherman Hostetter, the medalist from Deer Trail Country Club, prevailed on the 19th hole for a 1-up victory over Brian Corbett of Wyoming Country Club in the quarterfinal round of the Pennsylvania Middle Amateur Golf Championship yesterday at the Lenmaura National Golf Club. The other semifinalists are Warren Choate, former Pennsylvania Amateur champion from Williamsport; Steve Savor of SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP Francis Tusak of Silver Creek Country Club won the Senior Championship of the Golf Association of Philadelphia with a 36-hole score of 75-74-149 at the Doylestown Country Club.
September 21, 1996 |
Chris Lange, a former Philadelphia champion from Overbrook Golf Club, birdied the last two holes and won the medal prize with a 1-over-par 71 in the qualifying round of the 72d annual George Arthur Crump Memorial Cup tournament yesterday at the Pine Valley Golf Club. Lange was the medalist by 1 stroke over three other golfers. No one in the field of 80 amateurs succeeded in equaling the par of 70 on the famed 6,667-yard course. Defending champion Chet Walsh of Philadelphia Country Club lost his title with a score of 78, which was not low enough to place him among the 16 golfers in this morning's opening round of match play.
June 18, 2015 |
As Jeff Osberg began 36 holes of qualifying Tuesday for the 115th BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship, he carried with him just one goal - play well enough to make sure he gains a spot in the 32-man match-play competition. Osberg, the defending champion, more than made sure. He fired rounds of 3-under-par 68 at both Llanerch Country Club and Rolling Green Golf and Country Club to post a record-tying 6-under par and finish as medalist for the championship. He will be seeded first for the start of match play Wednesday at Llanerch.
April 10, 2011 |
Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis plans to announce Monday that he will run for state senate in New Jersey. "All indications are that he will run," said a Democratic source. Nominating petitions were circulated on Lewis' behalf over the weekend. If Lewis goes through with his planned 2 p.m. announcement in Mount Holly Monday, Lewis would become Burlington County's third athlete turned politician in recent years. Legislative candidates have until 4 p.m. to file their petitions.
November 6, 1988 |
A record 23,000 runners are expected to compete in the 19th New York City Marathon today. The race, a 26-mile, 385-yard run through the city's five boroughs, will begin at 10:30 a.m. (Channel 6). The male and female winners each will earn $35,000 and a Mercedes-Benz automobile. The top men include 1984 Olympic silver medalist John Treacy of Ireland, Steve Jones of Wales, Wodajo Bulti of Ethiopia and American Mark Nenow. Defending champion Ibrahim Hussein withdrew last week, saying he was not in shape.
September 14, 2013 |
Devin Ryan of Long Valley, N.J., took the Devon Fall Festival by storm Thursday, winning three classes, including the $5,000 Welcome Stake. Ryan won the time-first, jump-off Welcome Stake aboard Boucanier with a clean round in the jump-off in 33.75 seconds. Irish Olympian Kevin Babington, now living in Gwynedd Valley, placed second on Shorapu. Ryan also took the 1.3-meter Open Jumpers competition on Quandorette Z and the 5-year-old Jumpers class on Dirocco B. Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, N.J., placed first and second in 1.4-meter Open Jumpers.
October 5, 2012 |
ESPOO, Finland - Former U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, a Coatesville native, returns to competition this weekend in the Finlandia Trophy. Weir, a three-time winner at nationals (2004-06), has not competed since finishing sixth in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. He also was fifth in the 2006 Games in Turin, Italy. Weir has said he is coming back because he wants to skate in the Sochi Olympics in two years. He plans to skate in two Grand Prix series events this season.
August 19, 1993 |
Ruth Stover of Carlisle Country Club advanced to the semifinals of the Pennsylvania Women's Amateur Golf Championship by defeating Jan Albert of Green Valley Country Club, 3 and 1, yesterday at the Country Club of York, Pa. Stover, who was 4 strokes over Albert's 76 in Monday's qualifying round, will play today against Carol Semple Thompson, the defending champion from Allegheny Country Club. Thompson, who has won the title 12 times, defeated Connie Shorb, a three-time champion, by 5 and 4. Bonnie George of Philmont Country Club will play York's Amy Schonauer, the medalist, in a semifinal today.
July 20, 1989 |
Leslie Smith, a Furman University player from Tavistock Country Club, progressed to the semifinals of the 93d Philadelphia Women's Golf Championship by defeating Charlotte Balick, the Delaware State senior champion from Brandywine CC, 1-up on the 19th hole yesterday on Philmont Country Club's North Course. Smith birdied 17 to go 1-up, lost 18 to a par, and chipped close to the 19th pin to make par and win. This morning, she faces Green Valley's Jan Albert, who beat Old York Road's Lynne Kirkpatrick, 3 and 2. The other semifinal this morning brings together medalist Ann Laughlin of Riverton CC, an eight-time title winner, and the home club's Bonnie George, who shot 75 for the second successive day. Laughlin beat Sue Sullivan of Huntingdon Valley CC, 6 and 4. George was even sharper in defeating Llanerch's Mary Jo McWilliams, 9 and 7.