An alphabetical look at 2006

Posted January 7, 2007 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact



Amateur Player of the Year - Arnold Cutrell
Champions Tour conditional card, 2007 - John Mazza
Curtis Cup - Carol Semple Thompson captains winning USA team
Frank Fuhrer, III, Collegiate Player of the Year (2005-06) - Robert Rohanna, PSU
Handicapping - 100% certification of WPGA Member Clubs; 30 courses rated
Hooters Tour Victory - Justin Smith
In memoriam - Sam Musico, Chartiers, 1953 West Penn Amateur champion
In memoriam - Frank Kiraly, Altoona, 1961 & 1963 West Penn Open Champion, top professional teacher and player
  decades
Jamison Cup Interclub total - Totteridge's second round 283 (5 count 4)
Junior Player of the Year - William Miller
Bill Mac Award for outstanding WPGA volunteer service - Joe McCarthy, South Hills
Pennsylvania winners - Stu Michaels and John Norris, Better Ball at Edgewood; Arnold Cutrell, Jay Sigel
  Match Play; Paul Schlachter, Senior Amateur; Carol Semple Thompson, Women's Amateur at Oakmont
PGA Tour card - Steve Wheatcroft for 2007
Senior Amateur Player of the Year - Paul Schlachter
Scholarship Fund - assets reach $600,000 for the first time
Thirty-six hole record - 130 by William Miller in the WPGA Amateur at Fox Chapel and Robert Rohanna in the Public
  Links at Down River
USGA performances of note - Carol Semple Thompson, 3rd round of Women's Mid Amateur and Quarter-finals of Senior
  Women's Amateur; Nathan Smith, 3rd round of Mid-Amateur; Paul Schlachter, 3rd round, Senior Amateur; William
  Miller, 2nd round of Junior Amateur; Margaret Pentrack, 2nd round, Girls Junior
Williamson Cup - junior team finished 3rd best since 2nd in 2000