#BMWPhillyAm Qualifying: Berwick - The Golf Association of Philadelphia

May 17, 2022

#BMWPhillyAm Qualifying: Berwick

Mecca tops #BMWPhillyAm Qual. at Berwick

More BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship Qualifying action hit Berwick Golf Club (par 71, 6,479 yards) on Tuesday.

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The second of four #BMWPhillyAm Qualifying events saw 23 championship hopefuls tee it up on the sunny day. In all, five spots were up for grabs, and exactly five players moved on to the championship proper after the event’s cut line settled at 5-over 76.

The 122nd BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship will take place June 13-15 and 18 at Philadelphia Country Club and Union League National Golf Club – Liberty Hill (Stroke-Play Qualifying only).

Glen Oak Country Club’s David Mecca, who earned an invite to U.S. Open Final Qualifying Monday at his home course, took home medalist honors with an even-par 71. His eagle on No. 16 (par 5, 543 yards) earned him the top honor. The 29-year-old Scranton, Pa. resident had three birdies in total.

Joining Mecca in the 122nd #BMWPhillyAm will be Schuylkill Country Club’s Bryan Ott (3-over 74), Saucon Valley Country Club’s Anthony Cordaro (3-over 74), Huntsville Golf Club’s Robert Lugiano (4-over 75) and Saucon’s Brian Zinman (5-over 76).

The BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship is GAP’s premier individual championship. Participants must first advance through a one day, 36-hole stroke-play qualifier to gain one of 32 available match play positions. Those who qualify for match play must advance through four matches in two days to reach the BMW Philadelphia Amateur Final, which is typically held on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend. The winner receives the J. Wood Platt Trophy; its namesake holds a record-seven BMW Philadelphia Amateur Championship titles.

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 Association’s 330 Member Clubs and 90,000 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.

David Mecca, Glen Oak Country Club71
Anthony Cordaro, Saucon Valley Country Club74
Bryan Ott, Schuylkill Country Club74
Robert Lugiano, Huntsville Golf Club75
Brian Zinman, Saucon Valley Country Club76
Alternates (in order) 
Benjamin Smith, Carlisle Country Club77
Matt Tressler, Huntsville Golf Club78
Failed to qualify 
A.J. Donatoni, Fox Hill Country Club78
Christian Deussing, Jericho National Golf Club78
Sean Kelly, Bucknell Golf Club79
Blaise Casselbury, Lancaster Country Club81
Jonathan Wilson, Irem Country Club81
Ryan Hsieh, Penn Oaks Golf Club82
Matt Graeff, Manufacturers’ Golf & Country Club83
Tom Cicini, Berwick Golf Club85
Reid Weber, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association87
Tripp Weber, Philadelphia Country Club87
Fenton Fitzpatrick, Merion Golf Club89
Jake Blackmore, Spring Ford Country Club91
Alec Stern, Philadelphia Country Club93
Giuseppe Debernardo, USGA/GAP GC95
Jason Mowry, StoneHedge Golf Assn.96
Patrick Mullen, Pinecrest Lake Golf ClubWD
WD – withdrawal 

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