GAP/DSGA 27-Hole Challenge: Bear Trap Dunes - The Golf Association of Philadelphia

Sep 27, 2023

GAP/DSGA 27-Hole Challenge: Bear Trap Dunes

Eight flight winners take home prizes in 27-Hole Challenge

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86 teams headed to Bear Trap Dunes (par 72, 6,766 yards) for the GAP/DSGA 27-Hole Challenge.

The day featured a format of nine holes of three formats: Scramble, Better Ball of Partners and Alternate Shot. Teams were flighted into one of eight flights based on team handicap. Pairs consisting of one professional and one amateur were divided evenly in two flights. All ties were broken were broken using the following order: Alternate shot total, Alt Shot + Better Ball total, etc.

On the day, professional Chris Osberg teamed up with amateur Scott Shockley of Heritage Shores to fire a 10-under total of 98. They topped the Pro-Am Flight 1.

Other flight winners include:

  • Pro-Am Flight 2: Eric Willey and Jim Bushby of Kings Creek Country Club (1-under 107)
  • Flight 1: Jeff Whiteside of Newark Country Club and Mark Doughty of Fieldstone Golf Club (2-under 106)
  • Flight 2: Joe Arrante of Newark Country Club and Charles Martin of Chesapeake Bay Golf Club (even-par 108)
  • Flight 3: Jian Zhang of Inniscrone Golf Club and Zach Dilworth of Ed Oliver Golf Club (3-over 111)
  • Flight 4: Jeb Baker of USGA/GAP GC and Mike Gallucio of Hartefeld National (1-under 107)
  • Flight 5: Ben Lee of USGA/GAP GC and William Coulter of Rock Manor Golf Club (6-over 114)
  • Flight 6: Tom Tobin of DuPont Country Club and Brian Haley of Westwood Golf Club (8-over 116)

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 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.

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