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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Everyday fans have "say" in pro golf league

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I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve yelled at a television set, begging for a coach or manager to make a strategic move, and I am sure you have too.

Have you ever fantasized you were able to call up the Philadelphia Eagles’ Andy Reid and advise him on play selection or on whether Jeff Garcia or A.J. Feeley should be replacing injured quarterback Donovan McNabb?

Or give Flyers’ coach John Stevens suggestions on line combinations? Heck, he’s a new NHL coach, having replaced the fired Ken Hitchcock a month ago. He certainly would want advice from the knowledgeable fans. 

DiJulia Earns Top-100 Teaching Honor

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Noted area golf instructor Dom DiJulia has earned recognition from Golf Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teachers in America.

DiJulia, a PGA Master Professional and Master Professor Faculty Member, is the founder of the Dom DiJulia School of Golf located at Jericho National Golf Club in New Hope. Over the years he has worked with area professionals such as Christian Bartolacci and Jon Rusk as well as hundreds of amateurs.

Courier Times Open benefits NIE

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Strong play and camaraderie teamed with a good cause at the 3rd annual Bucks County Courier Times Open Golf Championship.

On the course the foursome representing GMA sparkled with a 9-under-par 61 in a 4-perscon scramble competition at the par-70, 6,201-yard Northampton Valley Country Club, while the big winner for the day was the Newspapers in Education Program.

The winning team, earning their second championship in three years, included Thomas Cepek, Steve Schoenberger, Roger Baney and Richard Remetta.