Team GAP falls in Mason-Dixon Matches, 15-3
The Middle Atlantic Golf Association won its fourth consecutive Mason-Dixon Matches with a 15–3 victory at Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown, Md.
The Mason-Dixon Matches pits two 12-man teams, including one Junior and two Senior players, from the Golf Association of Philadelphia and the Middle Atlantic Golf Association over two days of competition. The Day One format is six four-ball matches. Day Two is 12 singles matches. Each match is worth one point. Ties are halved. The Golf Association of Philadelphia leads the overall series, 33–25 with five ties.
Michael Hyland of Little Mill Country Club served as the GAP captain.
Better-Ball (MAGA, 5.5, GAP .5)
(Senior match) (MAGA) Michael Occi, Hobbits Glen, & Pat Tallent, Congressional, d. (GAP) Ed Chylinski, Chester Valley, & Roc Irey, Lookaway, 3&2
(MAGA) Mike Blasey (Junior) & Colin St. Maxens, Columbia, d. (GAP) Kevin Conners, Jr. (Junior), Whitford, & James Kania, Jr., Overbrook, 3&1
(GAP) John Brennan & Ryan Gelrod, Philadelphia Cricket, halved (MAGA) Marc Cusic, Breton Bay, & Joe Sheffres, Woodmont
(MAGA) John Howson, Pine Ridge, & Robert Morris, Congressional, d. (GAP) Matthew Finger, DuPont, & Aaron Fricke, Honeybrook, 3&2
(MAGA) Dan Falls, Manor, & Scott Shingler, Evergreen, d. (GAP) Scott McNeil, Bala, & Benjamin Smith, Huntingdon Valley, 4&3
(MAGA) Joe Rice, Woodmore, & Jake Yount, TPC Potomac, d. (GAP) Michael Hyland, Little Mill, & Grant Skyllas, LedgeRock, 2&1
Singles (PGA 6.5, GAP 5.5)
(Senior) Tallent (MAGA) d. Irey (GAP), 3&2
(Senior) Occi (MAGA) d. Chylinski (GAP), 6&5
(Junior) Blasey (MAGA) d. Conners, Jr. (GAP), 4&3
Morris (MAGA) d. Fricke (GAP), 3&1
Howson (MAGA) d. Gelrod (GAP), 4&3
Finger (GAP) d. Sheffres (MAGA), 4&3
Brennan (GAP) d. St. Maxens (MAGA), 3&2
Falls (MAGA) d. Smith (GAP), 2&1
Kania, Jr. (GAP) halved Rice (MAGA)
Yount (MAGA) d. Skyllas (GAP), 3&2
Cusic (MAGA) d. Hyland (GAP), 1-up
Shingler (MAGA) d. McNeil (GAP), 7&6