Meadville Tribune

August 25, 2013

GOLF: OBGC, Country Club win Crawford Cup titles


Meadville Tribune

GUYS MILLS — The Oakoland Beach women and Country Club men had just too big a lead. As a result, both squads held on to win the team titles after play in the fourth and final round of the  Crawford Cup took place Saturday at Mt. Hope Golf Course.

The OBGC women had a big lead to begin with, entering the final round with a 7 1/2 point lead over the Country Club. With Vicki White (89) winning flight B and Shirley White (90) winning Flight C, the cup was clinched. Cherrie Davis added a second-place finish in Flight A for good measure and to bring the team’s total points to 39.

Venango Valley was second on the day with 10 points and pulled past the Country Club into second with 26 1/2 points. Kathy Hobson’s 86 took the prize in Flight A and was also good for medalist honors. Charlotte Hamilton (91) and Maria Price (92) were second in Fligh B and Flight C, respecitvely.

The Country Club was ended up third with 23 1/2 points, followed by Whispering Pines (16) and Mt. Hope (15).

The Country Club men also had a nice lead, up six on Oakland Beach to start the final round. In the end, OBGC could only make up one point as the Clubbers won the title with 33 1/2 points. Chase Steinbuhler led the charge with a 78 to tie for first in Flight B.

Terry Tidball fired a 70 to win medalist honors and lead Oakland Beach with his Flight A win. Mark Maynard added a 78 to tie for Flight B’s best round.

Rob Trypus’ 79 won Flight C and helped Whispering Pines post the best round of the day. Garrett Kimple added a 75 to place second in Flight A as the Pines finished with eight points for the round and in fourth place overall with 23 points. Venango Valley (24 1/2) placed third and Mt. Hope (18 1/2) was fifth.



Crawford Cup

Round 4 of 4

at Mount Hope Golf Course

Women

Flight A

    Score    Pts.

Kathy Hobson (VV)    86    4

Cherrie Davis (OB)    91    3

Martin Bennett (MH)    92    2

Bonnie Kuhn (CC)    100    1

Whispering Pines    —    0



Flight B

    Score    Pts.

Vicki White (OB)    89    4

Charlotte Hamilton (VV)    91    3

Teri Rose (WP)    92    2

Patty Apel (CC)    93    1

Pat Zinno (MH)    103    0



Flight C

    Score    Pts.

Shirley White (OB)    90    4

Maria Price (VV)    92    3

Rhonda Sippy (CC)    98    1 1/2

Chris Merchbaker (WP)    98    1 1/2

Sue Sprenkle (MH)    103    0

Medalists: Kathy Hobson, Venango Valley, 86; Vicki White, Oakland Beach, 89.



Round 4 Points

Oakland Beach    11

Venango Valley    10

Country Club    3 1/2

Whispering Pines    2 1/2

Mt. Hope    2



Final Standings

Oakland Beach    39

Venango Valley    26 1/2

Country Club    23 1/2

Whispering Pines    16

Mt. Hope    15



Men

Flight A

    Score    Pts.

Terry Tidball (OB)    70    4

Garrett Kimple (WP)    75    3

Jack Hobson (VV)    76    2

George Byrnes (CC)    80    1

Gordon Coon (MH)    89    0

Flight B

    Score    Pts.

Mark Maynard (OB)    78    3 1/2

Chase Steinbuhler (CC)    78    3 1/2

Paul Polach (VV)    83    2

Rich Trypus (WP)    86    1

Tony Nearhoof (MH)    91    0

Flight C

    Score    Pts.

Rob Trypus (WP)    79    4

Paul McNulty (MH)    81    3

Keith Button (CC)    84    2

Keith Witscher (VV)    98    1

Randy Santarelli (OB)    111    0

Medalists: Terry Tidball, Oakland Beach, 70; Garrett Kimple, Whispering Pines, 75.



Round 4 Points

Whispering Pines    8

Oakland Beach    7 1/2

Country Club    6 1/2

Venango Valley    5

Mt. Hope    3



Final Standings

Country Club    33 1/2

Oakland Beach    28 1/2

Venango Valley    24 1/2

Whispering Pines    23

Mt. Hope    18 1/2