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Burlington Country Club in Westhampton, NJ always presents a challenge!

The Tour Returns To Burlington Country Club - July 8, 2017

The GOLFWEEK Amateur Tour (Philly Metro) was challenged by the difficult Burlington Country Club on Saturday July 8th, 2017. Forty-four players in five flights competed on a sunny and breezy afternoon on the Par 70 golf course.  The golf course dates from 1929, designed by Alexander Findlay;  in 2002 the course underwent a major design renovation when Ault & Clark Associates rerouted the back-nine and built new greens.

In the Championship Flight, Gary Greenberg (80, 41-39) continued his recent run of tournament victories with a four-stroke win over Dave DiValentino (84, 42-42).  The CHAMP Flight played the Black Tees at 6,687 yards.
 

The A Flight victory went to Steve Barry (78, 39-39) by three-strokes over Tony White (81, 44-37) and Fred Backhus (81, 43-38). White took 2nd place over Backhus on a match-of-cards.  Carl Handwerk (82, 41-41) was another stroke back.
The A Flight also played the Black Tees at 6,687 yards.

The B Flight title went to Frank Giordano (79, 37-42), who is also in excellent form the past two tournaments.  Ed Gilbert (81, 39-42) was two-strokes back in 2nd place and Lou Parducci (84, 39-45) was another three-strokes back in 3rd position. The B Flight played the Blue Tees at 6,436 yards.

 

In The C Flight, Art Laney (92, 47-45) and new member Aiden Greenberg (92, 46-46) were tied after regulation play. Laney took the title by default when Greenberg failed to appear for the playoff.  Jim Donnelly (93, 48-45) was one-stroke back and took 3rd place. The C Flight played White Tees at 6,101 yards.

The D Flight winner was John Stevens (94, 46-48), who is also playing very well of late. Robert Kerr (96, 47-49) was two-strokes back in 2nd place. Sean Matthews (97, 49-48) and Fred Hering (97, 44-53) were both another stroke back. The D Flight also played White Tees at 6,101 yards.

The golf course was in excellent condition for our tournament and presented a real challenge to the competitors. Special thanks to Head Golf Professional Michael Mack and his staff for their assistance during the tournament.

Our next tournament is being contested at the private Radley Run Country Club in West Chester, PA on Saturday July 22, 2017. Radley Run has completed many recent course renovations and is in spectacular condition for our event.  Tee times start at 12:00 PM and the event fee is $130.00. Hope to see you there!


 



SKINS & CTP 07-08-17

Hole #5 – Fred Hering  (Birdie “2”)
Hole #8 – Brian Lynch  (Birdie “3”)

Hole #11 – Brian Lynch  (Birdie “3”)

Hole #12 – Michael Dupree  (Birdie “2”)

Super Skins paid $ 100.00 each

CTP #2 – Richard Paskman  8’ 2”
CTP #5 – Fred Hering  4’ 0”
CTP #10 – Dave DiValentino  1’ 10’
CTP #12 – Rob Kerr  10’ 2”

CTP paid $50.00 each


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