Notes, quotes and anecdotes from the world of golf.
The annual team competition at Makefield Highlands - The Makefield Cup - is played in Ryder Cup style with best-ball, alternate shot and singles competition.
Teams compete over two days. This year saw Team USA defeat Team Europe, 167.5-147.5...
At the Stoneleigh Golf Club Closing Day Stableford, the team of Bob Thompson, T.J. Pruitt, Jim Davis and Bob Oliver dominated, scoring 91 points to easily outdistance the foursome of Jim Wallace, Tommy Cassidy, Bryan Moore and John Robinson....
New Hope's Dom DiJulia has been named once again as one of America's best golf instructors. Dom DiJulia Golf has its base at Jericho National Golf Club...
Tiger Woods will tee it up at the Hero World Challenge. Here's hoping this comeback actually is a comeback!
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.
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.