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#GAPOpen Qualifying: Elkview

Scherr shoots 1-under 71 for #GAPOpen Qual. medal

Kevin Scherr sure had it going Wednesday at Elkview Country Club (par 72, 6,672 yards).

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The Allentown Municipal and Youngstown State University golfer carded the day’s lone under-par round (1-under 71) to earn medalist honors in a GAP Open Championship Qualifying event.

On the day, the cut line stopped at 4-over 76. Thirteen players earn invitations to the championship proper. Nine of those players ended up being amateurs, with four pros earning invites.

The 118th GAP Open will be played July 19-20 at Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Wissahickon Course. The #GAPOpen, the Association’s third oldest championship, is a two-day, 36-hole stroke play event. There is a cut to the low 60 players and ties after Round One.

For Scherr, the 22-year-old amateur from Nazareth, Pa., four birdies got the job done on Wednesday. After birdie on Elkview’s par-5, 487-yard opener, he also carded red numbers on Nos. 4, 8 and 17.

GAP
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 300 Member Clubs and 80,000 individual members are spread across the Eastern half of Pennsylvania and parts of Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.

Qualifiers
Name, clubScore
Kevin Scherr, Allentown Municipal71
David Hicks, Philadelphia Country Club72
Matthew Zehner, Wilmington Country Club72
Michael Crowley, Briarwood Golf Club73
Daniel Oh, Blue Bell Country Club73
William Pabst, Elmhurst Country Club74
Alex Pillar, Woodloch Springs74
Kyle Pritchard, Olde Homestead Golf Club75
Ryan Rucinski, Wilmington Country Club75
William Smith, Chambersburg Country Club75
Travis Deibert, Doylestown Country Club76
Tyler McGarry, Huntsville Golf Club76
Frank Osborne, Elkview Country Club76
Failed to qualify
Kyle Early, Waynesborough Country Club77
Dylan O’Dell, Elkview Country Club77
Ross Brown, Fox Hill Country Club78
Kevin Karabin, Glen Oak Country Club78
Eddie Perrino, Country Club of York78
Jason Wilson, Olde Homestead Golf Club78
Sean Kelly, Bucknell Golf Club79
Mark Benevento, Philadelphia Cricket Club80
Spencer Lunger, Canoe Club80
Alex Mulrooney, DuPont Country Club80
Kyle Williams, Glen Oak Country Club80
Francis Vaughn, Philadelphia Cricket Club81
Karsyn Wright, Elkview Country Club81
Cory Calvert, Country Club of Scranton82
Jason Panter, Golden Pheasant Golf Course82
Kyle Raudenbush, Burlington Country Club82
Matt Tressler, Huntsville Golf Club82
Ellis Chandler, Honeybrook Golf Club83
Christian Deussing, Jericho National Golf Club83
Kaden Kinard, White Clay Creek Country Club83
Peyton Mussina, Williamsport Country Club83
Michael Thomas, Country Club of Scranton83
Ian Masenheimer, Lehigh Country Club84
Michael Maslanka, Country Club of Scranton84
Chris Waldmann, The 1912 Club85
Tyler Salak, Elkview Country Club86
William Durkin, Elkview Country Club87
Austin Renz, Bucknell Golf Club87
Henry Ritchie, Philadelphia Cricket Club87
Sean Shanley, Glenmaura National Golf Club88
Andrew Sterge, Applebrook Golf Club90
Michael Deussing, Jericho National Golf Club91
Jared Cottell, Elkview Country ClubWD
Josh Evans, Blue Bell Country ClubNC
WD – withdrawal; NC – no card