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.

The Traveling Golfer

With host Tony Leodora will travel both near and far to bring viewers a look at some of the most spectacular golf destinations in the world!

General

Brandon Walker: 2 aces, 1 round

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Names and news in Bucks County Golf: Two aces in a single round highlight the day, with additional information from the Levittown Golf Club, other hole-in-one scorers, and junior golf. Enjoy!

 

 

Okay, pop question. When you run into Brandon Walker, don't ask him about his hole-in-one at The Bucks Club.

 

He's just answer: "Which one?"

Year in Review: Names make News

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There are golf stories and there are golf stories. At http://www.golfbuckscounty.com/ we like to write about each and every golf story that affects Bucks County, the Delaware Valley and beyond.

 

Over the year we wrote a lot of commentary on issues facing the world of golf, rated and featured golf courses such as Bensalem in the area and Blue Heron Pines down the shore.

 

If it's about local golf and you have an interest, we write about it.

 

Commentary: Thoughts of an idle mind

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(Editor's Note: Cabin fever must be setting in from all the snow. The mind is definately wandering.) 

 

Did ya see where "hot lanes" are popping up all over the place? These so called "Lexus Lanes" apparently reduce congestion on the roads but can become quite costly for drivers.

 

Zach Herr: September '09 Player of Month

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(Editor's Note: A re-posting of a story from earlier this fall on a Player of the Month for those who missed it.) 

 

The summer of 2009 was kind to New Hope's Zachary Herr, both on and off the golf course.

 

Herr, 14, was awarded the United States Golf Association & American Junior Golf Association's Prestigious President's Award for contributions to the game both on and off the course.

 

He held his second annual Zach Attacks Cancer Tournament at Jericho National for the benefit of several charities, including the Fox Chase Cancer Center. In the two years the event has generated more than $85,000 for the charitable causes.

 

Tom Bartolacci: September Player of Month

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Thomas Bartolacci, Jr. compiled an outstanding year on area courses.

 

The Saucon Valley Country Club member most recently qualified for the United States Senior Amateur Championship for the second time. He advanced to the match play portion of the event in Texas.