24th GAP/AGA Junior TOC - The Golf Association of Philadelphia

Aug 01, 2023

24th GAP/AGA Junior TOC

Hamilton, Powell prevail at Huntsville

Country Club of Scranton’s Alec Hamilton completed a gate-to-wire victory in the 24th GAP/AGA Tournament of Champions at Huntsville Golf Club (par 72, 6,358 yards) Tuesday.

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Hamilton, 16, of Clarks Summit, Pa., closed with a 1-over-par 73. He established a four-stroke lead by carding a 1-over-par 72 in Round One at Fox Hill Country Club. Hamilton triumphed by eight strokes over two-time champion Michael Maslanka (2020, 2022) of Elmhurst Country Club.

Elmhurst’s Gwendolyn Powell continued her excellence in the Girls’ Division (par 72, 5,241 yards). She carded rounds of 70 and 75 to prevail by 15 strokes. Powell, 17, of Madison Township, Pa., now holds five GAP/AGA Junior Tournament of Champions titles (2018, 2020-23).

The GAP/AGA Junior Tournament of Champions concludes the Lawler Junior Tour sponsored by Abington Center for Cosmetic & Family Dentistry and Community Bank. It is a two day, 36-hole event. Winners of a Lawler Junior Tour Series event, in addition to those who ranked high in scoring average/finish, make up the field.

Celebrating Amateur Golf since 1897, GAP, also known as the Golf Association of Philadelphia, is the oldest regional or state golf association in the United States. It serves as the principal ruling body of amateur golf in its region. The organization’s 340 Member Clubs and 100,000 individual members are spread across Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.

Boys’ Division
Name, clubR1R2Total
Alec Hamilton, Country Club of Scranton7273145
Michael Maslanka, Elmhurst Country Club7776153
Brady Mapes, Elmhurst Country Club7677153
Cade Kelleher, Country Club of Scranton7779156
Gavin June, StoneHedge Golf Assn.8375158
Alex WIlson, Elmhurst Country Club8280162
Jacob Koons, Unaffiliated8380163
Benedict Walsh, Glen Oak Country Club8281163
Bradley Kugler, Irem Country Club8281163
Luke Swank, StoneHedge Golf Assn.7986165
Benjamin Boyanoski, Country Club of Scranton8185166
Gabriel Fatula, Valley Country Club8385168
Grady Hearn, Pocono Farms Country Club8287169
Cullen Moran, Country Club of Scranton8487171
Charlie Letwinsky, Fox Hill Country Club8494178
Girls’ Division
Name, clubR1R2Total
Gwendolyn Powell, Elmhurst Country Club7075145
Hallie Brown, Shadowbrook Golf Club7387160
Miranda Karoscik, GAP Youth on Course8686172
Lily Sedlak, Glen Oak Country Club8691177
Arden Brunn, Wyoming Valley Country Club9387180
Sienna Smith, Lawler Junior Tour9391184

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