The Deeg Sezna rescheduled for Aug. 15 at Blue Bell
The Golf Association of Philadelphia rescheduled its 16th Deeg Sezna for Tuesday, Aug. 15 at Blue Bell Country Club.
More than an inch and half of rain Monday caused officials to postpone the event. As a result, tee times will be redone based on those who can attend the make-up date. Participants interested in placing a new tee time request may email Chris Roselle, the Association’s Tournament Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refunds will be processed for those who cannot play on Aug. 15. The Association asks all participants to respond by Wednesday, Aug. 9 at noon so information can be distributed accordingly.
The Deeg Sezna celebrates the mentorship of the older generation for its younger counterparts. It is named in honor of Davis "Deeg" Sezna, Jr. of Hartefeld National, who lost his life on Sept. 11, 2001 in the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City.
Deeg, an avid golfer long a mentor to his younger brothers Teddy and Willy, and a recent graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree in economics, was in his sixth day of work on the 104th floor of the South Tower when the terrorists struck.
To memorialize his name, the Golf Association of Philadelphia and his father, Davis Sezna, Sr., established the Deeg Sezna, pairing a junior player and an older amateur in a better ball competition, with a minimum age difference of 10 years and the stipulation that the younger player be 21 or younger.
The goal is to give experienced golfers quality time with the next generation, and vice versa.
Golf Association of Philadelphia
Founded in 1897, the Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) is the oldest regional golf association in the United States and serves as the principal ruling body of amateur golf in its region. Its 153 Full Member Clubs and 57,000 individual members are spread across parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. As Philadelphia’s Most Trusted Source of Golf Information, the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.