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Updated: Feb. 17, 2017

CurrentNews:

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 is underway!
Play tournament golf at 10 different PRIVATE COURSES
and 3 great RESORT COURSES on our 2017 Tour.

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Tell your friends about our tour.


HOLE-IN-ONE CLUB JACKPOT NOW $ 1300.00 !
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:

On Saturday July 22nd, we are playing a tournament at
RADLEY RUN COUNTRY CLUB in West Chester, PA.


On Saturday August 5th, we are playing a tournament at
BROOKSIDE COUNTRY CLUB in Pottstown, PA.



 

 



John McCandless, Ken Bogdan, Josh Number and Ken Hurley at Shawnee Country Club in the sunshine!

Poconos 2-Day Tour Major - Great Golf & Great Weather - June 24 & 25, 2017

Pocono 2-Day Tour Major 2017
Great Bear Golf Club – East Stroudsburg, PA
Shawnee Country Club – Shawnee On Delaware, PA


Our 2-Day Major tournament took us to the Pocono Mountains on Saturday June 24th & Sunday June 25 th. A field of forty-four tour members competed at Great Bear Golf Club in warm and humid conditions on Saturday, and then played at Shawnee Country Club in mosly sunny conditions on Sunday.


In the Championship Flight, Gary Greenberg (81-77, 158) bested the entire field on his way to winning the title.
 

The A Flight winner was George Steinmetz (84-76, 160), who came from three-strokes back to take the title over Michael Dupree (81-85, 166).  John Weitz (87-86, 173) was another seven-strokes back.


In the B Flight, Frank Giordano (78-82, 160) ran away from the field for an eleven-stroke victory over Brian Lynch (90-81, 171).  Lou Parducci (89-84, 173) was another two-strokes back.


The C Flight champion was Dennis Teeling (87-90, 177) by six-strokes over Dave Neder (95-88, 183).  John Son (93-93, 186) was another three-strokes back.

In the D Flight, John Stevens (93-96, 189) won a close battle by two-strokes over Luis Feliciano (96-95, 191).  Sean Matthews (100-96, 196) and Rob Kerr (102-94, 196) were tied. Kerr took 3rd on a match-of-cards.

Our next event on Saturday July 8th, 2017 is at the private Burlington Country Club in Westhampton, NJ. The scheduled tee times start at 12:00 PM from the 1st tee. The tournament entry fee is $130.00 and specially priced practice rounds are available. As always, thanks for playing!

 



 

 

Super Skins & CTP

Great Bear Golf Club

June 24, 2017

 

Hole #4 - Michael Dupree  (“Birdie” 4)
Hole # 5
– George Steinmetz – (Birdie” 3) 

Super Skins paid $180.00 each

 

 

CTP  #2 - Carl Handwerk  - 11' 3"

CTP #7 - Lou Parducci - 5' 8"

CTP #11 - Frank Giordano - 34' 2"

CTP #13 - Michael Dupree - 7' 3"

CTP #16 - Pete Conti - 6' 0" 

CTP paid $ 36.00 each

 

 

Super Skins & CTP

Shawnee Country Club

June 25, 2017

 

Hole #5 – Michael Dupree (“Birdie” 3)
Hole #7
– Frank Giordano  (“Birdie” 3)
Hole #8 – John Son (“Birdie” 2)
Hole #9
– Brian Lynch (“Birdie” 3)

Hole #11
– Sean Matthews (“Birdie” 2)

Super Skins paid $ 72.00 each

 


CTP  #2 - Kevin Chang - 6' 0" 

CTP  #8 - Ron Pace - 3' 10"

CTP  #11 - Rob Kerr - 7' 5"

CTP  #13 - George Steinmetz - 20' 8"

CTP  #18 - Ken Wilson - 24' 3"

CTP paid $ 36.00 each


 


Sponsors


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