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

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23 Aug

Delcher 3rd in State Sr. Am

Written by Bob Oliver

Richboro native Duke Delcher returned to his home state to finish third in the Pennsylvania Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Scranton. Delcher rolled in 8 birdies against five bogeys in an opening round 69, but the magic slowed in a second round 76 for a 145 total and third place finish behind Saucon Valley's Robin McCool (72-69--141.


Tom Bartolacci Jr. finished at 73-76--149, while 2008 champion Roc Irey of Lookaway carded a 79-75--154 for a 19th place finish.


Elsewhere, Tim Snee added his name to the list of Area Acers with a hole-in-one on the par-3, 168-yard fifth hole at Northampton Valley Country Club. He used a 6 iron for his great shot.

14 Aug

Ault corrals 100th Pa. Amateur

Written by Bob Oliver

Chris Ault became the first Bucks County winner of the Pennsylvania Amateur with a superb 76-70-67---213 effort at Saucon Valley's Old Course. The Yardley Country Club member defeated Lancaster's Dave Denlinger and Glenmaura's Brandon Matthews by two shots in the 54-hole affair.


Other locals included Brandon Dalinka (217), Chris Crawford (218), Glenn Smeraglio (219), Zachary Herr (221) and Tom Timby (229). Jay Sigel of Berwyn was an 11-time winner of the event before moving over to the PGA Champions Tour.