Knapp wins "new" trophy

Posted July 14, 2011 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

When Sean Knapp, Oakmont, beat Venetia's Jon Ross, in a playoff on July 11 in the WPGA Public Links Championship at The Club at Shadow Lakes, the win was his seventh different WPGA championship title. Knapp has won 15 Fred Brand Foursomes with three different partners (Steve Fuhrer, Jeff Schroeder, and Nathan Smith), seven Amateurs, seven Mid-Amateurs, two Spring Invitationals, at least one Jamison Cup medalist, a Four-Ball with Steve Fuhrer, and the Public Links. This is a total of 34 victories spanning 23 years, with his first being the 1988 West Penn Amateur at Green Oaks.

Other players with multiple victories:
Nathan Smith, 17 titles in eight championships, highest number of different titles
Marshall Marraccini, Youghiogheny, 15 in six
Jack Benson, South Hills, 14 in four
William C. Fownes, Oakmont, 14 in three
John Birmingham, Oakmont, 11 in four
Frank Fuhrer, III, Oakmont, 11 in six
Arnold Cutrell, Greensburg, 10 in six