Jul 25, 2007

Doylestown CC’s Smith heads SRCC Patterson Cup Qualifier

ORELAND, Pa. – Zach Smith of Doylestown CC fired a 3-under-par 69 to head the Joseph H. Patterson Cup Qualifier Wednesday at Sandy Run CC (par 72, 6,631 yards).

“I played pretty well and didn’t make many bogeys which is always a plus,” said Smith, a sophomore-to-be on the Saint Joseph’s University golf team. “I was hitting my wedges well and hit a lot of them real close.”

  Even when the 19-year-old from New Britain, Pa., didn’t have a wedge in his hands, his mid-iron game came through. Such was the case on No. 3 (par 4, 448 yards) when he struck a 7-iron from roughly 170 yards out to within 10 feet short of the hole. From there Smith made the uphill, left-to-right slider for birdie.

  “I’ve been playing and putting pretty well as of late,” said Smith, who carded four birdies and only one bogey on the day. “It all came together today.”

  Robertson, who made par on the first playoff hole to defeat J.R. Fasy of Wilmington CC for the 23rd Jock MacKenzie Memorial just last week at the same club, started his day with a birdie on the first hole (par 4, 348 yards) before carding three more birdies and as many bogeys.

  “I had my speed down a lot better today than I did for the Jock [MacKenzie Memorial],” said Robertson. “I birdied the first hole and when I do that I feel pretty confident.”

  Added Robertson of Wednesday’s round at Sandy Run CC, “It was like a repeat of the Jock, I got up-and-down from everywhere.”

 “I’m looking forward to playing Moselem Springs again,” Panebianco said. “I had a good round out there in the [Pennsylvania State Amateur] followed by a really bad round, so I’m anxious to get back there again for [the Patterson Cup]. It’s always a good test and always a grueling day.”

  Yenser, who admitted to some early nerves, resides near the Patterson Cup sites in Birdsboro, Pa., and said he looks forward to playing near his home.

  “I love Moselem Springs,” Yenser said. “It’s one of my favorite courses and I’ve played very well at Berkleigh in the past. I’m excited to have a chance up there.”

  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 135 Member Clubs and 60,000 individual members are spread across parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. The purpose of the Association is simple: To promote, protect and preserve the game of golf in the region.

Name Club Name Total
Zach Smith Doylestown Country Club 69
Drew Panebianco Talamore at Oak Terrace Country Club 71
Jim Yenser Ravens Claw Golf Club 71
Robert Robertson Sunnybrook Golf Club 71
Christopher Kaspar Lu Lu Country Club 72
Michael Domenick Phoenixville Country Club 72
Chris Kallmeyer Philadelphia Cricket Club 73
Daniel Rexon Tavistock Country Club 73
Stephen Dressel Spring Ford Country Club 73
Stephen Hudacek III Glenmaura National Golf Club 73
Bertus Wessels Green Valley Country Club 74
Byron Whitman Philadelphia Publinks GA 74
Christopher Allan, Jr. Downingtown Golf Club 74
Jeffrey Wuerstle Indian Valley Country Club 74
Chip Culp Philadelphia Cricket Club 75
Eric Fonner Huntingdon Valley Country Club 75
J Kirk Luntey Merion Golf Club 75
Jason Cohan The ACE Club 75
Jim Simmons Stonewall 75
John Olszewski Wyoming Valley Country Club 75
Jordan Wycoff Whitemarsh Valley Country Club 75
Kevin Frost Honeybrook Golf Club 75
Martin Klagholz Rolling Green Golf Club 75
P. Chet Walsh Philadelphia Country Club 75
Thomas Soares Moselem Springs Golf Club 75
Alex Gelcius Doylestown Country Club 76
Eric Schaft Sandy Run Country Club 76
Gary J Root French Creek Golf Club 76
Jamie Wallace Laurel Creek Country Club 76
John Mullins Spring Ford Country Club 76
John Robinson Commonwealth National Golf Club 76
Joseph M. Roeder Links Golf Club 76
Kevin Melnick, Jr. Plymouth Country Club 76
Patrick Rugg Rolling Green Golf Club 76
Peter Moran Edgmont Country Club 76
Steven Passalacqua Wedgwood Country Club 76
Andrew Zoeller Waynesborough Country Club 77
Anthony DeNicco Brookside Country Club 77
Billy McCrossan White Manor Country Club 77
Frank Petrash Philadelphia Cricket Club 77
Jeffrey Huntzinger North Hills Country Club 77
Joe Dellicarpini Philadelphia Cricket Club 77
Kenneth Ralston Huntsville Golf Club 77
Kevin Ignatuk Penn Oaks Golf Club 77
Manus Friel Philadelphia Publinks GA 77
Mark J Coassolo Berkleigh Country Club 77
Mark Wachter Penn Oaks Golf Club 77
Matt Ehrlich Meadowlands Country Club 77
Michael O’Keefe Little Mill Country Club 77
Michael Quinn Edgmont Country Club 77
Pat Curiale Medford Village Country Club 77
Pierce Dever Jericho National Golf Club 77
Failed to qualify
Burton McHugh Sunnybrook Golf Club 78
Gerard Ascolese North Hills Country Club 78
Joseph Costanzo Blue Bell Country Club 78
Logan Terry Plymouth Country Club 78
Shawn Lavin Sandy Run Country Club 78
Tom Piersanti Applebrook Golf Club 78
Zach C. Rothaus Philmont Country Club 78
Andrew Carnevale North Hills Country Club 79
Brad Sokol Green Valley Country Club 79
Kenneth C Murray Philadelphia Cricket Club 79
Kenneth Matt Commonwealth National Golf Club 79
Lee Zoeller, Jr. Waynesborough Country Club 79
Lucas V. Serbun Sandy Run Country Club 79
Mark ONeill Sandy Run Country Club 79
Michael DiGiandomenico Honeybrook Golf Club 79
Mike Haney Llanerch Country Club 79
Robert J. Cunningham Overbrook Golf Club 79
Todd Vonderheid Huntsville Golf Club 79
Duncan Zeiders Old York Road Country Club 80
Gerry Baldachino Olde York Country Club 80
John Boyce Talamore at Oak Terrace Country Club 80
Lance T. Oberparleiter Wedgwood Country Club 80
Michael Stanley St. Davids Golf Club 80
Perry Landis Moselem Springs Golf Club 80
Rich Thon The Springhaven Club 80
David M O’Malley Manufacturers Golf & Country Club 81
Donald Ashley Philadelphia Country Club 81
Robert Ockenfuss Indian Valley Country Club 81
Ryan Ade Philadelphia Cricket Club 81
Ryan Curran Penn Oaks Golf Club 81
Tyler Glassman Meadowlands Country Club 81
AJ Tomasello Plymouth Country Club 82
Bill Albertus Penn Oaks Golf Club 82
Jack Rosenberg Waynesborough Country Club 82
Joey Garrity Northampton Country Club 82
Marty Crounse Mercer Oaks Golf Course 82
Sean Coyle Llanerch Country Club 82
Steve Scarpetta Glenmaura National Golf Club 82
Tim Emiliani The Springhaven Club 82
Austin List Merion Golf Club 83
George W Connell, Jr. Gulph Mills Golf Club 83
Kenneth Croney, Jr. Overbrook Golf Club 83
Kenneth Zimmer Laurel Creek Country Club 83
Michael J. Hodges The Springhaven Club 83
Nicholas Bellisario Rolling Green Golf Club 83
Travis J Gahman Philadelphia Publinks GA 83
Matt Dudas Indian Valley Country Club 84
William (Sam) Sneed Lu Lu Country Club 84
Alexander Liebman Seaview Marriott Resort & Spa 85
Anthony Lagreca Sandy Run Country Club 85
Jim Muehlbronner Sandy Run Country Club 85
Tim Klagholz Applebrook Golf Club 85
Walt Neuman McCall Golf & Country Club 85
Chick Hoff Lu Lu Country Club 86
Jim Davis Cedarbrook Country Club 87
Michael Ignatuk Penn Oaks Golf Club 87
Ted Brennan Philadelphia Country Club 88
Chuck Kraatz Talamore at Oak Terrace Country Club 89
Jason Kowalski Five Ponds Golf Club 89
Jonathan Shevlin North Hills Country Club 89
Robert Pina Chester Valley Golf Club 89
Samuel Ryder Aronimink Golf Club 89
Jeff Klagholz Rolling Green Golf Club 90
Matthew T O’Mara Gulph Mills Golf Club 91
Patrick Knowles Sandy Run Country Club 92
Adam ODoherty French Creek Golf Club WD
Chris Strasinski Concord Country Club WD
David D’Agostino Aronimink Golf Club WD
David Liotta Whitemarsh Valley Country Club WD
Jimmy Johnston Merion Golf Club WD
Jonathan Brust French Creek Golf Club WD
Michael Evangelista Concord Country Club WD
Vincent E. Coll, Jr. Sandy Run Country Club WD

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