In Memoriam, 2008

Posted December 10, 2008 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact



The following area golfers passed away this year. Readers are welcome to submit others.

Joe Boyle, Penn State University's golf coach, 1957-82. He also played for the Nittany Lions, 1946-49, and captained the team all three years. In 1987 he was inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame.

Al (Bud) Lefevre, Clarion University's golf coach for the past nine years. His top player in 2002-03, Matt Guyton, was the recipient of the Frank Fuhrer, III, Award as the area's outstanding collegiate golfer. Lefevre died on August 8. Age: 65.

Herb Werner, golf writer. He wrote for the Altoona Mirror from 1959 until his retirement. On June 10. Age: 79.

Don Wolff, Fox Chapel, President of Pennsylvania Golf Association, 2003. On November 20. Age: 63.