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#GAPOpen Qualifying: Whitford

Cedarbrook’s Ventresca finds medal at Whitford

Mario Ventresca of Cedarbrook Country Club fired a 3-under-par 69 to clutch #GAPOpen Qualifying medalist honors at Whitford Country Club (par 72, 6,583 yards) on Monday. This was the 118th Open Championship’s final qualifying event.

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The 19-year-old, Blue Bell, Pa. resident, birdied Nos. 3 (par 4, 418 yards), 4 (par 5, 560 yards), 14 (par 4, 360 yards), and 18 (par 4, 390 yards). An eagle on No. 12 (par 5, 500 yards) allowed Ventresca to best the field of 143 players by two shots.

Invitation to the Championship proper is extended to the low 33 players and ties in the field. The day’s cut line stopped at 4-over-par 76. Today’s qualifying event will admit 37 players into the Championship proper.

The 118th Open Championship will be contested at Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Wissahickon Course on July 19-20. GAP’s third oldest championship is a 36-hole stroke play event that spans two-days. The low 60 players and ties will continue on to the tournament’s second round.

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Qualifiers
Name, clubScore
(a)Mario Ventresca, Cedarbrook Country Club69
(a)Colin Smith, Bidermann Golf Course71
(a)Michael Carr, Philadelphia Cricket Club72
Scott Chisholm, Rolling Green Golf Club72
(a)Nelson Hargrove, Merion Golf Club72
(a)Erik Brubaker, Ocean City Golf Club73
(a)Ryan McCabe, The Springhaven Club73
(a)Sean Semenetz, Philadelphia Cricket Club73
Rocco Sgrillo, LuLu Country Club73
(a)Max Siegfried, Aronimink Golf Club73
(a)Scott Ehrlich, Waynesborough Country Club74
(a)Shane Lawler, Chester Valley Golf Club74
(a)Hayden Moffat, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association74
(a)Joey Morganti, Llanerch Country Club74
(a)Alex Seelig, Reading Country Club74
(a)Austin Barbin, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association75
(a)Anthony Cordaro, Saucon Valley Country Club75
(a)Nick Hano, LuLu Country Club75
Mike Ladden, Whitford Country Club75
Ryan Lagergren, Stonewall75
(a)Scott McLaughlin, LuLu Country Club75
(a)Drue Nicholas, Galloway National Golf Club75
(a)Brian Noonan, The Links at Gettysburg75
Mike Paukovits, Chestnut Hill College75
(a)Sean Seese, Huntingdon Valley Country Club75
(a)Benjamin Smith, Carlisle Country Club75
(a)Conrad Von Borsig, Philadelphia Cricket Club75
(a)P.J. Acierno, LuLu Country Club76
(a)Zach Dilcher, Hartefeld National76
(a)Jake Fazio, Huntingdon Valley Country Club76
Robert Fenton, Sunnybrook Golf Club76
(a)Jonathan Glick, Meadia Heights Golf Club76
(a)David Kim, LuLu Country Club76
(a)Jack Melville, LuLu Country Club76
Hugh Reilly, Philadelphia PGA Section76
(a)Joseph Tigani, Fieldstone Golf Club76
(a)Lodie van Tonder, Sakima Country Club76
Alternates (in order)
(a)Kavian Bina, Jeffersonville Golf Club77
(a)Chris Conklin, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association77
(a)Andrew Wallace, Green Valley Country Club77
(a)Justin Howe, Applecross Country Club77
(a)Curtis Geiger, Raven’s Claw Golf Club77
(a)Thomas Larkin, Paxon Hollow Country Club77
David Pagett, Whitemarsh Valley Country Club77
(a)Evan Kilchenstein, Pilgrim’s Oak Golf Course77
(a)Alex Hosier, Briarwood Golf Club77
(a)Caleb Ryan, The 1912 Club77
(a)Brock Kovach, LedgeRock Golf Club77
(a)Russell Hartung, Doylestown Country Club78
(a)Ryan Richardson, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association78
(a)Brian Zinman, Saucon Valley Country Club78
Evan Mitchell, Whitford Country Club78
Failed to qualify
(a)Bank Apinyawuttikul, Five Ponds Golf Club78
(a)Matthew Bastian, Rolling Green Golf Club78
(a)Evan Drummond, Applecross Country Club78
(a)Nathan Fry, Green Pond Country Club78
(a)Jeff Gardiner, Hartefeld National78
(a)Tanner Leonard, GlenRiddle Golf Club78
(a)Brad McFadden, Merion Golf Club78
(a)Shane Nocito, USGA/GAP GC78
John Spina, Philadelphia Cricket Club78
(a)Connor Vanin, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association78
(a)Jimmy Wolfe, Mercer Oaks Golf Course78
(a)Christopher Bell, Radnor Valley Country Club79
(a)Michael Dunphy, Lancaster Area #17679
(a)Marc Grabuski, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association79
(a)Jack Hamilton, Merion Golf Club79
(a)Matthew Kristick, Huntingdon Valley Country Club79
(a)Brian Lasky, Legacy Club at Woodcrest79
(a)Lee Nonnemacher, Steel Club79
Jason Przystup, Crossgates Golf Club79
(a)Blake Reifsnyder, Galen Hall Country Club79
(a)David Szegda, Mercer Oaks Golf Course79
(a)Tyler Tornoe, St. Davids Golf Club79
(a)Ryan Woelfling, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association79
(a)Jacob Zeng, Applecross Country Club79
(a)Charlie Kovalcik, Hidden Creek Golf Club80
(a)Stephen Marshalek, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association80
(a)Greg Sadowski, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association80
(a)Chase Stephano, Aronimink Golf Club80
Andy Watters, Talamore Country Club80
(a)Brock Fassnacht, Meadia Heights Golf Club81
(a)Ryan Gelrod, Philadelphia Cricket Club81
(a)Billy Hallman, Shepherd Hills Golf Club81
(a)Logan Hess, Crossgates Golf Club81
(a)Winfield Hill, Waynesborough Country Club81
(a)Joseph Kepic, Jeffersonville Golf Club81
(a)Nick Kuhn, Blue Bell Country Club81
(a)Matt Lafond, Blue Bell Country Club81
(a)Richard Marabella, Jeffersonville Golf Club81
(a)Richard Riva, Bent Creek Country Club81
(a)Mike Walley, Trenton Country Club81
(a)Michael Zupi, LuLu Country Club81
(a)James Gradisek, Philadelphia Country Club82
(a)Corey Haydu, Spring Mill Country Club82
(a)Josh Lewis, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association82
(a)Bill McGuinness, Tavistock Country Club82
(a)Benjamin Pochet, Spring Ford Country Club82
(a)Richard Spatz, Foxchase Golf Club82
(a)Frank Grabuski, Overbrook Golf Club83
(a)Dicky Rhoads, Huntingdon Valley Country Club83
(a)Luke Smith, Northampton Country Club83
(a)Todd Baron, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association84
(a)Tyler Canfield, Concord Country Club84
(a)Greg Hanna, Applebrook Golf Club84
(a)Jeffrey Juric, Play Golf Delaware84
(a)Brandon Raihl, Philadelphia Cricket Club84
(a)Tripp Durham, Chester Valley Golf Club85
(a)Benjamin Foster, Scotland Run Golf Club85
(a)Kristof Kopecky, Wilmington Country Club85
(a)Frank Nattle, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association85
(a)Sean Sexton, Five Ponds Golf Club85
Anthony Shields, Union League Liberty Hill85
(a)frankie Gregor, Huntingdon Valley Country Club86
(a)Scott Hendry, Moselem Springs Golf Club86
(a)Erik Settelen, Bensalem Country Club86
(a)Jim Cunningham, Aronimink Golf Club87
(a)Christian Haldeman, Saucon Valley Country Club88
(a)Mark Hill, Rolling Green Golf Club88
(a)Johan Van Schalkwyk, Tavistock Country Club88
(a)Ryan Divis, Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association89
(a)Jacob Hudson, Applecross Country Club89
(a)Bobby Kershner, Spring Ford Country Club89
(a)Jimmy Dolinger, USGA/GAP GC90
(a)Brad Bolenius, Indian Valley Country Club91
(a)Voltaire Escalona, Philadelphia Cricket Club91
(a)Andrew LaRosa, Whitford Country Club91
(a)Joseph Polidoro, Scotland Run Golf Club92
(a)Blake Stewart, Indian Valley Country Club93
(a)William Lippman, IV, Doylestown Country Club94
(a)Tylor Love, Legacy Club at Woodcrest94
(a)Andrew Quinn, Blue Heron Pines Golf Club95
(a)Dylan Boss, USGA/GAP GC96
(a)Kyle Watson, Cedarbrook Country Club96
(a)Eric Palumbo, Rolling Green Golf ClubDNF
(a)Matt Tiagwad, Philadelphia Cricket ClubNS
(a)Brandon Wilson, Chesapeake Bay Golf ClubNS
(a)Todd Anderson, Wilmington Country ClubWD
(a)Cole Berman, Merion Golf ClubWD
(a)Robert Grife, Little Mill Country ClubWD
(a)Owen Mulhern, Whitford Country ClubWD
(a)Erik Ragusa, Raven’s Claw Golf ClubWD
(a) – denotes amateur
DNF – did not finish; NS – no show; WD – withdrawal