2016 WPGA Palmer Cup Team announced

Posted September 6, 2016 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact



The champion 2015 Palmer Cup Team.

The 2016 Frank B. Fuhrer, Jr. WPGA Palmer Cup Team has been finalized. The Palmer Cup are singles and four-ball matches between Western Pennsylvania Golf Association amateurs and Tri-State PGA professionals hosted by Arnold Palmer at Latrobe Country Club. This year’s matches will be contested on Thursday, September 22. The team of WPGA Amateurs has won the last two Palmer Cup Matches. The team is assembled based on a points system that includes 2015 and 2016 competitions.

The 2016 WPGA Palmer Cup Team is comprised of the following players:

Erik Bertrand, Chartiers Country Club
David Brown, Champion Lakes Golf Club
Jimmy Ellis, Hickory Heights Golf Club
Kevin Fajt, Hannastown Golf Club
Sean Knapp, Pittsburgh National Golf Club
Darin Kowalski, South Hills Country Club
Ralph Litrenta, New Castle Country Club
Mitch Mercer, Shannopin Country Club
Stan Namola, Seven Oaks Country Club
Paul Schlachter, Club at Nevillewood
Nathan Smith, Wildwood Golf Club
Rick Stimmel, Diamond Run Golf Club
Dan Thompson, Windber Country Club
Chad Warmbein, Hickory Heights Golf Club

Good luck to the area’s top amateurs as they look to win their third straight Palmer Cup.