WPGA finishes third in Williamson Cup Matches

Posted August 16, 2006 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

The Frank B. Fuhrer Team representing WPGA finished in third place at the Williamson Cup Matches held at Bellevue Country Club in Syracuse, New York. The Syracuse District Golf Association hosted the 43rd installment of the matches that includes ten golf associations from Western Pennsylvania to Quebec. The event is thirty-six holes of stroke play with the low three scores of the four junior team counting each round.

Adam Hofmann, Pittsburgh, led the team and finished T-4 with scores of 74-74--148, followed by Chuck Nettles, McMurray, who finished T-15 with scores of 78-77--155. Robert Shogry and Brendan Borst of Pittsburgh both finished T-18 in the individual competition with scores of 80-76--156 and 74-82--156 respectively.

The WPGA team scores of 226-227 - 453 left the team 10 strokes behind the Golf Association of Ontario (222-221 - 443), and eight behind the Pennsylvania Golf Association (225-220 - 445). The Golf Association of Philadelphia shot scores of 232-222 - 454 to finish fourth, followed by Washington Metro Golf Association (225-235 - 460), Metropolitan Golf Association (235-225 - 460), Rochester District Golf Association (237-224 - 461), Syracuse District Golf Association (233-236 - 469), Quebec Golf Association (233-243 - 476), and Delaware State Golf Association (242-237 - 479).

Cameron Peterson, Grove City, and Delmont's Matt Rebitch helped Pennsylvania Golf Association finish second with scores of 75-72 - 147 (T-2) and 77-74 - 151 (T-11) respectively.