Sep 20, 2007

Edgmont CC’s Clossick takes Chapman Cup (Net)

 LINWOOD, N.J. – Jim Clossick of Edgmont CC carded a 6-under-par 64 (net) to take the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s Chapman Memorial Cup (Net) on Thursday at Linwood CC (par 70, 5,997 yards). The Chapman is a senior tournament for players 55 years of age and older.

  Clossick, a 10 handicap from Newtown Square, Pa., carded seven birdies and a birdie-for-net eagle on No. 11 (par 4, 365 yards) to beat out the 36-player field for the championship.

  Last year, the Chapman Cup was split into two divisions, Gross and Net, to accompany more players. The Gross Tournament was held on Aug. 16 at Overbrook GC and won by long-time Overbrook member Ray Thompson of who fired a 2-under-par 68. Thompson, the Senior Player of the Year points leader, also went on to win the 2007 Warner Cup, Senior Amateur and Senior Silver Cross Award.

  The Chapman Memorial Cup is named for Frank H. Chapman, who served as the Association’s Secretary-Treasurer for 23 years. Players with a USGA Handicap Index of 7.1 and above were eligible to compete in today’s tournament.

  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.


1. Jim Clossick, Edgmont Country Club 64

4-11 Handicap
1. Joseph McLane, Ashbourne Golf Club 71

12-15 Handicap
1. Francis Sbandi, Esq., Edgmont Country Club 66

16 – 25 Handicap
T1. Morris Goldenberg, Meadowlands Country Club 68
T1. Steve Silverman, Meadowlands Country Club 68

Handicap 4 – 11
Name, Club Gross Net
Jim Clossick, Edgmont Country Club 74 64
Joseph McLane, Ashbourne Golf Club 82 71
Harry Crouch, Moorestown Field Club 81 72
Stephen Pence, Little Mill Country Club 81 74
Jerry Campbell, Woodbury Country Club 85 74
Vincent Kraft, Lehigh Country Club 85 75
Bill Smith, Sandy Run Country Club 80 76
Joe Wolos, Ashbourne Golf Club 87 76
John Patton, Medford Lakes Country Club 85 78
Mark Sokoloff, Lu Lu Country Club 89 78
William McCabe, Jr., McCall Golf & Country Club 85 79
Jack Collins, Woodbury Country Club WD WD
Handicap 12 – 15
Francis Sbandi, Esq., Edgmont Country Club 79 66
Peter Roberts, Olde York Country Club 80 68
Edward Witczak, Moorestown Field Club 82 70
John Ayres, Woodbury Country Club 82 70
Norman Wilde, Jr., Philadelphia Cricket Club 84 72
Joseph Gindhart, Greate Bay Country Club 85 72
Francis Melvin, Lu Lu Country Club 89 75
Frederick Hirsekorn, Tavistock Country Club 89 75
Saul Rose, Medford Village Country Club 91 76
Mike Kyle, Bala Golf Club 93 79
Michael Zion, Meadowlands Country Club 95 80
Handicap 16 – 25
Morris Goldenberg, Meadowlands Country Club 89 68
Steve Silverman, Meadowlands Country Club 92 68
Robert Murphy, Whitemarsh Valley Country Club 90 69
Bill Smith, Olde York Country Club 89 70
Brian Mulvenna, Greate Bay Country Club 89 71
Robert Murray, McCall Golf & Country Club 93 72
Kenneth Sheinen, Meadowlands Country Club 96 75
George Hilley, McCall Golf & Country Club 93 76
Anthony Casale, Moorestown Field Club 93 77
James Baumbach, Lu Lu Country Club 103 78
Stephen Cooper, Ballamor Golf Club 98 80
John O’Rourke, McCall Golf & Country Club 98 82
Ray Rose, Links Golf Club WD WD
WD- Withdrawal

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