Golf Bucks County

By Bob Oliver

Middletown Country Club

Middletown is a compact 80 acres of challenging golf, with rolling hills and large specimen trees that have watched many golfers travel its fairways over time. It has retained its old time feel with tees and greens in close proximity, allowing golfers to walk the course if they choose.

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28 Sep
2017

Newtown's Smeraglio claims Sr. Silver Cross

Written by Bob Oliver

Newtown's Glenn Smeraglio added another feather to his expanding quiver of golf championships when he claimed the Golf Association of Philadelphia Senior Silver Cross for the second consecutive year.

The title, which is awarded the low gross scores from the Francis B. Warner Cup, the Frank H. Chapman Cup and the Senior Amateur, was successfully defended by Smeraglio after his 219 effort.

Roc Irey of Lookaway scored the 2015 Senior Silver Cross.

 

10 Sep
2017

Smeraglio adds more trophies!

Written by Bob Oliver

If there's one thing Glenn Smeraglio doesn't need, it's another trophy. 

Who are we kidding? He needs more, more more. 

The Newtown resident has won dozens of crowns in his golfing career, but the most recent one was very special. Playing at Lehigh, Smeraglio carded an opening round of 5-under-par 65 to lead Chris Clauson by two strokes in the Golf Association of Philadelphia's Senior Amateur Championship. 

When inclimate weather cancelled the final round, Smeraglio, 57, was awarded the championship. 

Five Ponds Brian Rothaus tied for third after an even-par 70.

It's been a winning summer for Smeraglio, who plays out of LuLu. In the 58th Pennsylvania Senior Amateur Championship at St. Clair, he carded rounds of 73-69--142, tying Champion Lakes David Brown after 36 holes of regulation play. 

On to sudden death, Smeraglio made an emphatic eagle on the first playoff hole to claim the state championship.