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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Levittown Golf Club opens 57th season

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The 57th season of the Levittown Golf Club is off to a rousing start, saw Nick Massaro, Jules Junker and George Mukalian posted victories.


Langhorne's Massaro scored 9 points in the modified stableford competition to nip Marty Muller by a point and Duke Doherty and Walt Garecht by two at Cream Ridge. Jim Pinner finished with 6 points, while Ray Dawson and Bill Yost carded 5. At 3 points were Tony Delucia, Dennis Joiner, Clarence King, Phil Sodano, Jim Whiteley and Bob Zimmerman.

Smeraglio claims Patterson Cup

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Newtown's Glenn Smeraglio has lost 35 pounds with a vigorous workout routine over the last year, but gained his second Joseph H. Patterson Cup championship.


Smeraglio, a nine-time Yardley Country Club men's champion, claimed the 106th version of the Golf Association of Philadelphia event with a sparkling morning round of two-under-par 69 at Waynesborough Country Club then adding a decisive three-under-par 67 at St. David's in the afternoon.


The 36-hole total of 136 was one shot better than Saucon Valley's Matthew Mattare in the 115-player field.

Gagliardi wins Philadelphia Senior Crown

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Naz Gagliardi was holding court in the clubhouse of the Franklin D. Roosevelt golf club when he was announced as the winner of the Philadelphia Publinks Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship.


A huge smile appeared as he accepted congratulations from fellow competitors.

Miller magical in GAP Open

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What a difference a couple days make.


On Saturday 21-year-old Mark Miller was totally frustrated with his game. Two days later he became the first amateur from Bucks County to win the Golf Association of Philadelphia's Open Championship. 

Timby captures Bucks County Amateur

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Tom Timby of Makefield Highlands Golf Club captured the inaugural Bucks County Amateur Championship with sparkling rounds of 67 and 70 for a 3-under-par 137 at Bucks County Country Club in Jamison.

Timby, who recently claimed the Pennsylvania Amateur Public Links Championship, scored a 5-shot victory over Jamie Harrell (142) of Commonwealth National. Warren Taylor, 15, of Yardley C.C. placed third at 150 on rounds of 73 and 77.

Rounding out the top finishers were Ryan Gelrod (151), David Goodman (152), Adam Pifer (154), John Alterman (158), Frank Filippo (162) and Monica Pedano (167).

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