Jul 30, 2007

Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Wurtz earns low medallist honors at Jr.- Jr. Boys’ Championship

  MOORESTOWN, N.J.– Bobby Wurtz of Philadelphia Cricket Club fired a 2-over-par 38 to earn low medallist honors at the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s 59th Junior-Junior Boys’ Championship Monday at Moorestown Field Club (par 36, 2,899 yards).

Finishing one stroke back in a tie for second place was David Pompey of the Country Club of Scranton and Zachary Dilcher of Hartefeld National, the 2005 Junior-Junior Boys’ Champion and last year’s runner up to Champion Jonathan Ortiz of Philmont CC.

  Pompey and Dilcher carded 3-over-par 39’s to earn the second and third seeds, respectively, behind Wurtz in tomorrow’s match play portion of the event.

  Monday’s low eight players qualified for the championship flight. R. Morgan Dougherty of Huntingdon Valley CC, who finished in a four-way tie at 42 with Jimmy Ryan of Waynesborough CC, Connor Eichman of Llanerch CC and Drew Calamaro of Rolling Green GC, grabbed the final spot in the championship flight after a three-hole, sudden death playoff.

  Thirty-two players advanced to match play on Tuesday, a single elimination event that concludes with an 18-hole match play format for all four flights on Wednesday.

  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.

Name Club Total
Bobby Wurtz Philadelphia Cricket Club 38
David Pompey Country Club of Scranton 39
Zachary Dilcher Hartefeld National 39
Alex Kane Radley Run Country Club 40
Daniel Furman Commonwealth National Golf Club 41
Jonathan Liu Commonwealth National Golf Club 41
Kyle Martin Commonwealth National Golf Club 41
R. Morgan Dougherty Huntingdon Valley Country Club 42
Connor Eichman Llanerch Country Club 42
Drew Calamaro Rolling Green Golf Club 42
Jimmy Ryan Waynesborough Country Club 42
Patrick Nommensen Downingtown Golf Club 43
Steven Altieri Hopewell Valley Golf Club 43
Evan Galbreath Huntingdon Valley Country Club 44
Andrew Willner White Manor Country Club 44
Sam Gallen Berkshire Country Club 45
Zachary Melnick Plymouth Country Club 46
Brendan Papariello White Manor Country Club 46
Jack Gregor Huntingdon Valley Country Club 47
Corey Curran Jericho National Golf Club 47
Steven Owens, III Ashbourne Golf Club 48
Thomas Chapin Jericho National Golf Club 48
Kevin Kramarski Riverton Country Club 48
Peter Hayes Philadelphia Country Club 49
Timothy Latimer Riverton Country Club 49
Daniel Altieri Hopewell Valley Golf Club 50
Darren Raudenbush Pine Valley Golf Club 50
Mitch Van Ostenbridge Spring Ford Country Club 50
Jacob Klaus Tavistock Country Club 50
Michael Lamond White Manor Country Club 50
Jimmy Cunningham Aronimink Golf Club 52
Christopher Rotelli Huntingdon Valley Country Club 53
Matthew Ade Riverton Country Club 53
Mac Walsh Aronimink Golf Club 55
Matthew Hagemann Cherry Valley Country Club 55
Joseph Rueter, Jr. Torresdale-Frankford Country Club 57
Nick Jensen Moorestown Field Club 59
Trey Fallows Moorestown Field Club 65
Jamie Caputo Riverton Country Club 72
Ryan Brown Country Club of Scranton WD
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