Aronimink’s Maddaloni leads by two
The Harry Hammond Award race concludes Monday, July 20 with the Jock MacKenzie Memorial at Sandy Run Country Club.
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Aronimink Golf Club’s Jake Maddaloni leads Huntingdon Valley Country Club’s Patrick Isztwan by a stroke entering the final leg. Isztwan, however, isn’t in the Jock MacKenzie field. Therefore, Merion Golf Club’s Charlie Baker stands as Maddaloni’s closest chaser at two strokes back.
The Harry Hammond Award is comprised of the Junior Boys’ Championship Qualifier, Christman Cup (shortened to 18 holes this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic) and Jock MacKenzie Memorial. Its namesake, an ardent supporter of Junior golf both locally and nationally, served as the Philadelphia PGA Section’s Junior Golf Chairman for 29 years. Hammond is the Director of Golf at Penn Oaks Golf Club and head men’s golf coach of West Chester University. A 54-year member of the PGA of America, Hammond received the organization’s Bill Strausbaugh Award for leadership and service to the game of golf in 2012.
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 288 Member Clubs and 75,000 individual members are spread across the Eastern half of Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.