Erie's Coleman wins WPGA Public Links

Posted July 17, 2007 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

Ron Coleman, Erie, whose resume includes two Erie District GA match play titles, one stroke play championship, and twice a sectional qualifier for the USGA Amateur Public Links, won the WPGA Public Links Championship on July 16 at Cedarbrook GC in Belle Vernon. Coleman shot 72-73 - 145 on Cedarbrook’s Gold Course to edge Brendan Madden, Jefferson Hills, a Duquesne University golfer. Madden recorded 72-74 - 146. Finishing third was Stan Namola, Beaver, with 73-75 - 148. The win was Coleman’s first in a WPGA conducted championship. Key to his victory was recording three deuces on par-three holes over the two rounds.