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Updated: Feb. 17, 2017

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As a Golfweek Amateur Tour Member, you will receive membership into a -USGA compliant club through USHandicap.com and issued an official USGA index.

Within 45 days of joining the tour and filling out the 2017 registration, each member will receive an email from USHandicap with instructions on how to sign into your account. You will not be able to access your Silver membership until you receive the confirmation email. Nothing will be mailed, everything will be done via email address.

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THE Philly Metro 2017 Season has started!
Play tournament golf at 10 different PRIVATE COURSES
and 3 great RESORT COURSES on our 2017 Tour.

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HOLE-IN-ONE CLUB JACKPOT NOW $ 1150.00 !
Any eligible member who makes a Hole In One on a Par 3 Hole during GWAT Philly Metro tournament play wins the Hole In One Jackpot. You must be a paid-up member of the Hole In One Club prior to your "Ace" in order to claim the jackpot.


OUR NEXT TOURNAMENT:

Our 2nd Tournament Of The Season Has Been Rescheduled.

The new date is June 10, 2017.

WHITE CLAY CREEK COUNTRY CLUB @ DELAWARE PARK
Wilmington, DE

Join us at the challenging Arthur Hills designed
White Clay Creek Country Club at Delaware Park.



THE DELAWARE DOUBLE PLAY !

On Monday June 12, 2017.
we are playing at
DuPont Country Club (Nemours)
Wilmington, DE





 

 



Brandon Nickel, Luis Feliciano and John Stevens in the fairway at Philmont CC (North).

Philmont Country Club (North) - Always A Challenge!

 

Philmont Country Club (North) hosted the GOLFWEEK Amateur Tour (Philly Metro) for our 2nd tournament of the season on Saturday May 27, 2017.  Sixty players in five flights competed on an overcast afternoon on the challenging course.  The 6,670 yard Par 70 North Course, designed by William S. Flynn and Willie Park, and opened in 1906, features numerous water hazards, fast sloping greens, and tight tree-lined fairways. The course is currently under renovation to restore it to the original Flynn design.

In the Championship Flight, Alex Hargaden (74, 39-35) shot the low round of the day to claim the title.  Alex had 3 birdies during his under-par back-nine.  New member John Foley (76, 37-39) was two-strokes back in 2nd place. Dave DiValentino (80, 39-41) took 3rd place.  CHAMP Flight played the BLUE tees at 6,573 yards.

The A Flight went to a 3-man playoff, with Mark Monkhouse (84, 44-40) emerging victorious with a Par 4 on the 1st hole.  The playoff also included George Steinmetz (84, 44-40) and Josh Numbers (84, 40-44). Steinmetz took 2nd place on a match-of-cards and Numbers took 3rd place.  A Flight played a BLUE/WHITE combo tee set at 6,473 yards.

In the B Flight, Brian Lynch broke through with a fine round of 82 (40-42) to claim the title by one-stroke over Ron Pace (83, 42-41).  Mark Butterfoss (86, 44-42) took 3rd place.  B Flight played from the WHITE tees at 6,207 yards.

 

The C Flight champion was new member Lynn Bigelow (88, 42-46), who was four-strokes better than Robert Stillman (92, 48-44).  Dave Neder (93, 48-45) was another stroke back in 3rd place.  C Flight played from a WHITE/GOLD combo tee set at 6,034 yards.

In the D Flight, John Stevens (93, 45-48) shook-off a two-stroke penalty during competition to win the title. Sean Matthews (95, 45-50) was two-strokes back in 2nd place.  Fred Hering (97, 50-47) was another two-strokes back in 3rd place.  D Flight also played from a WHITE/GOLD combo tee set at 6,034 yards.

Special thanks to Head Golf Professional Mickey Sokalski and the staff at Philmont for treating our players as “members for the day. This was our 7th consecutive season playing a tournament at Philmont Country Club.  We are really looking forward to see the finished course restoration next season.

Our next two tournaments are The Delaware Double Play – the re-scheduled event at White Clay Creek Country Club located inside Delaware Park in Wilmington, DE on Saturday June 10th; followed by a special Monday event on June 12th at DuPont Country Club (Nemours). Guests are welcome at both tournaments.


SUPER SKINS & CTP 05-27-17

Hole #2 – Matthew Schaff (Birdie “3”)
 

  Super Skins paid $460.00 each 

 

CTP #3 – Chris Young - 8' 3"
CTP #8 – Rob Kerr - 8'
CTP #11 – Aiden Greenberg - 18' 5"
CTP #17 – Joe Schulle - 7' 9"

CTP paid $30.00 each

 


 


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The Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association (PPGA), established in 1967, is a non-profit organization which exists to facilitate competitive tournaments and promote golf in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. PPGA events are open to amateur golfers. All public, private or players without a club affiliation are welcome to participate in PPGA events.

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