In Memoriam

Posted January 20, 2009 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

January 9, 2009 - David Longwell, Jr, 1937-2009, founder of the Tri-County Golf Association in 2006. A longtime teacher at Shaler Area High School, he coached cross country and track. He was elected to the Shaler Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006. Longwell, who resided in Hampton, was a member at Brackenridge Heights Country Club. The Tri-County Golf Association is a federation of clubs that developed reciprocity programs for playing many different courses within the area.

January 12, 2009 - Genevieve Sarah Rack, 1915-2009, in Tamarac, Florida. She and her husband Ed opened Seven Springs GC, in Elizabeth, more than fifty years ago. She was deeply involved with the course, partnering with her husband. The couple divided their time between Elizabeth, PA, and Tamarac, FL, near Fort Lauderdale since 1986.