Hit ‘n Misc
There’s not much rain on the radar, so this bleak looking Tuesday could be a good one to beat the crowds and get in some golf. There are certainly some GolfNow.com deals to entice you, including White Clay Creek for $40… Golden Oaks for $22… Centerton for $15… and Twisted Dune for $42.
The Golf Association of Philadelphia’ Mid-Am Championship tees off tomorrow and Thursday at Chester Valley. Glenn Smeraglio of Mercer Oaks Golf Course is the defending champ. The full story is here…
… in Golfweek on legendary Philadelphia Country Club member Bill Walsh, still going strong at 90. Walsh is one of the nicest men you’ll ever meet, and can still golf his ball. Bill has shot his age an incredible 352 times. You’ll find the story here…
Charlie Schuyler of Rehoboth Beach CC won the Section’s Connelly Cup – Head Pro Championship yesterday with a 2-under par 69 at Trump National – Philadelphia.
Kudos to Philly Cricket Director of Golf Jim Smith, who aced the 157-yard 2nd hole. Smith used a 6-iron on the hole, which plays slightly uphill. Nice shot, Jim.
Nothing But Net…
Speaking of interesting shots, there are two in the “Shots of the Week” from PGATour.com that are “must see” stuff: the lucky carom Nick Flanagan got off a grandstand which helped him get into a playoff and win the Nationwide Tour event… and Phil Mickelson’s recovery shot with a hybrid at the Byron Nelson. There’s an ace tucked into these highlights as well:
Ed Abrams anchors mornings on KYW Newsradio, and you can hear his Golf Reports there on Fridays and Saturdays. He has also created a pair of websites: www.DealTrackerGolf.com, featuring leads on the best golf equipment deals… and www.TeeItUpPhilly.com, with video course tours, audio swing tips and local golf deals