Cobbs Creek Publinks Golf Club
 

NEWS


July 29, 2014
Congratulations go out to Scott McNeil for qualifying for the USGA Mid Am. Shot 2 under 70 at Bidermann Gc, played the last 4 holes 4 under par. He will compete for the Mid Am championship on Sept 6 to 11 at Saucon Valley CC, Bethlehem, Pa.  The event is FREE, no ticket is required. For more details see the USGA web site. 
This is the 1st time in my memory that Cobbs has snet 2 different people to the USGA national championships. 
Way to represent Scott and Jay!!! 


July 18, 2014
Greg Jarmas recently turn Professional. He started his Pro career on the E Golf Tour.
In his 1st event the Southern Open in North Carolina his scores and earnings were:  +3 (70+66+74+74= 284) for $1,020.00 

In his 2nd event the Cabarrus Classic in North Carolina his score and earnings were: -1 (71+71+73= 215) for $1,075.00 
He will be playing in the Bangor Open in Bangor Maine, then the Maine Open, then the New Hampshire Open and to compelte the summer the Pa Open at York CC in York, Pa

 

June 28, 2014 - Salt + Pepper Final results

Salt defeats Pepper - $20 to each winning team member
Salt 22.5 to Pepper 7.5

CTP's $40 each
#4 Tic 7' 7"
#6 Marcy Hurt 5' 8" 
#8 Andre Wilson 1 '
#17 Leo Cassidy 6' 5"

Skins: $40 each
#2 - George Butler 3
#4 - Charlie Evans 2
#5 - Rick Barry 3
#10 - Mike Harms 3
#15 - Steve Harrington 3
#16 - Fran Sacchetta 3 

June 26th 
Jim Durante made a hole in 1 on #5 of Karakung with his son Jim as a witness.

Congrats to Jason Loehrs for qualifying for the final USGA Publinks National Championship. 
The event is July 14th through the 19th at Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas. 
Jason had a 36 hole total of 70-73 = 143 at Rolling Green CC. That put him in a 3 players for 1 spot playoff.
He won the playoff on the 3rd extra hole with a birdie 3. 
He was assisted in the playoff by Scott McNeil. 
Best of luck in Kansas!!!!

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June 2014

*Congrats to winners Mike Owsik & Rick Wineberg (Sr. Champions -145) & Bob Zecca & Skip Miller ("A" Flight Match Play Bracket) at this years (PPGA) Philadelphia 3 Day Better Ball Championship.
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May 2014

*Congrats to Mike Harms who had his first hole-in-one at Ramblewood on 5/29.
*Club Championships are in progress - see full scoring on golfchannel.com
*Entrance fees are past due.
*Good luck to teams competing in the PPGA Better Ball June 6,7,8.
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April 12, 2014

*Your updated USGA handicap is DUE NOW. If you have not paid your handicap will be put in the inactive status!!
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January 2014

*USGA Handicap via the GHIN systems. The cost to have your handicap for the 2014 season will be $25, the price increased at the GAP level. 
You will have until April 1, 2014 to pay your fee or the handicap will be inactive.

Schedule for upcoming season:
March 30 Sunday – Florida Scramble (ABC+ D players – team event) – tee times starting at 630am – Co-Event with Busty’s
April 1 to 30th qualify for BOTH Individual and Better Ball Partners match play brackets. 
April 6 13, 27 and May 4 – PPGA Team matches tee times starting at 8am
April 12 Saturday – Better Ball of Partners One day event – Master’s Saturday
May 18 Sunday – 1 Person Scramble/Mulligan
June 15 Sunday – US Open – Pick a Tour Pro
June 21 & 22 Saturday and Sunday – Harry Whitney Stroke Play championship
July 4 Friday –  Red/White/Blue 
July 20 Sunday – Cobbleford – “The Open Championship” Co-event with Busty’s
August 10 Sunday – PGA Pick a Tour Pro
September 7 Sunday – 167 (team event) – co event with Busty’s
October 4 & 5 Saturday and Sunday – 18th Hugh Wilson Cup (team event)
November 2 Sunday – Bill and Mike’s Wild Golf experience Invitational (Superintendent revenge - team event scramble)	
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October 2013

***Scott McNeil wins the 2013 Match Play Championship 1UP over CJ Bell (2nd Place).  Loehrs & Schwartz finish t-3rd.

***John Brooks & Dennis Cieri win the 2013 Better-Ball Match Play Championship 5&4 over 
John Shimony & Bill Vogt, Jr. (2nd Place).  Bradley & McNeil and Zecca & Barry finish t-3rd.  

*For a full list of Club Champions, see History page.

*Congrats to JLo who recently carded an ace on #4 with a 9iron.

*Team Harrington Capt by Jerry Harington won the 17th Hugh Wilson Cup with a final score of 27 to 23 over team Dan Klick. It was a GREAT  2 day event caped by Sunday',s lunch provided by Pattie Carmichael, Nick Venditto and John McKenna's Carolina pulled Pork which was to die for!!!  

*Thanks to all for a GREAT season. We give thanks to the Pro Shop/First tee/Cart barn staff for all of their support and help.
 
*The Superintendent Revenge is Hopefully to be played on Sunday November 3rd. Starting time to be will be scheudled.
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September 2013 

***SEE UPDATED MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKETS BELOW***

Hugh Wilson Cup Tee times for Saturday October 5th.

This is a 2 day event!!! Your selection is based on you playing BOTH days!!! 

Please note that the times and pairings COULD change for Sunday Oct 6th final round – will be determined by 
Cardinal Capt. Harrington and Stealth Capt Klick on Saturday after the round is concluded.

Format for Saturday is front 9 – two person scramble match play within the foursome worth 1 point
Back  9 – Alternate shot (players will choose who will tee of the even holes and who tees of the odd holes – worth 1 point
Saturday’s matches are worth 20 points total!!

Cost is $30 collected on Saturday before the round - (plus greens fees for those without annual passes). 
This will cover – your team shirt, CTP’s for the weekend (each CTP is worth $45 split between the players on the team), 
your team bet ($20) and Sunday lunch provided by Pattie, young Nick and John McKenna.

Cardinal is C
Stealth is S

707   C – P. Givey – J. Haas 
                    VS 
      S – M. Smith – R D’Orta


715 – C  - P. Bradley – L. Hutchins 
                    VS 
      S -  W. Bevilacqua – D. Klick

722 – C – J. Harrington – B Zecca
                    VS 
      S – W. DeGothseir – J. Hutchins

730 – C R. Barry – C Evans 
                   VS 
      S – D. Cieri – T. Carroll

738 – C – S Harrington – J. Seltzer 
                    VS
       S- N. DiFabio – B Schwartz

746 – C – C. Caramanico – B. Keown
                    VS  
       S – P. Rees – J. Shimony

754 – C – J. McCairns – J. McKenna
                    VS 
      S – H Curran – B Prendergast

802 – C – T. Nunez – A. Repetto
                    VS  
      S - J Brodsky – B . Whitney

809 – C – P. Cornely – J Loehrs 
                   VS 
      S – CJ Bell – S McNeil

815 – C – B Vogt Jr – J Brooks  
                VS  
      S – H. Church – M. Harms
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August 2013
***Scroll down for Club Championship Brackets.
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June 2013

Here's a link to the story in the Star Ledger June 16th
relative to Merion and the US Open: http://www.nj.com/golf/index.ssf/2013/06/us_open_2013_cobbs_creek_golf.html#incart_river

Got Turtle Soup (and an umbrella)?

Cobbs Creek featured on Morning Drive (Golf Channel) June 10th related to US Open at Merion and restoration.
http://www.golfchannel.com/media/morning-drive-cobbs-creek-golf-club-philadelphia-061013/

Members volunteering at the US Open /Merion: John Brooks, Jeff Brodsky, Dennis Cieri, Hank Church, Paul Cornely, 
Mike Harms, Jerry Harrington, Joe McCullough and Andrew Repetto. 

Thus far, no Merion members have volunteered for any of our Events...

Please sign-up for the Harry Whitney - Stroke Play Club Championship played June 22nd & 23rd.
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May 2013

INDIVIDUAL BRACKET
Handicaps for Individual Bracket:
Example, Player A (4) vs. Player B (11).  (7) stroke difference at 90% rule (7*.9 =6.3 or 6).
Player B will stroke on the (6) hardest holes per scorecard: # 1,2,5,12,14 & 15.

Cobbs Bracket - UPPER	

1	BEVILACQUA 
                    1  BEV		 						 	 			
32	MCKENNA	 			 		 	
				17  LOEHRS	 			 
16	CHURCH	 	 					
	 	   17  LOEHRS		 	 	 	
17	LOEHRS	 	 					
						17  LOEHRS		
8	MCCAIRNS	 						
	           25  FEWELL	 	 	 	
25	FEWELL 	 	 	 		 		 	
				24  CARAMANICO	 			
9	GIVEY	 	 			 		
	 	   24  CARAMANICO			 	 	 	
24	CARAMANICO	 	 				13  BELL	
	 				 			
4	HARRINGTON, S.	 	 					
	 	   29  NUNEZ 		 	 	 	
29	NUNEZ	 	 		 	 	 	
	 			13  BELL	 			
13	BELL	 
                   13  BELL	 							 	 	  	
20	REES	 	 			13  BELL		
								
5	SMITH	 	 					
	 	   28	VOGT, JR.	 		 	 		
28	VOGT, JR.	 	 		 		 	
				28  VOGT, JR.			
12	HARMS	 	 			 		
	 	   12	HARMS	 		 	 	 	
21	DEGOTHSEIR	 	 					

        Round 32   Sweet 16     Elite 8	        Final 4	        CHAMPION *** SCOTT MCNEIL 1UP
					 			
Karakung Bracket - LOWER		
	 				 			
2	REPETTO	 	 					
	 	   2  REPETTO 	 		 	 	 	
31	BRADLEY	 	 		 		 	
		 	        2  REPETTO 	 			
15	ZECCA	 	 
	           15  ZECCA		 		 	 	 	 	 	
18	DIFABIO	 				10  MCNEIL		
								
7	KLICK	 	 					
	 	   7  KLICK 		 		 	
26	HARRINGTON, J.	 	 		 		 	
	 	    	       10  MCNEIL			
10	MCNEIL	 	 	    		 		
	 	   10	MCNEIL	 		 	 	 	
23	BRODSKY	 	 					
								10  MCNEIL 				 		
3	HAAS	 	 					
	 	   30  DURANTE			 	 	 	
30	DURANTE	 			 		 	
		 	       30  DURANTE	 			 
14	BROOKS      
                   14  BROOKS	 	 			 		 	 	 	
19	SELTZER	 	 					
					        22 SCHWARTZ			
6	SCHOLZ	 	 					
	           27  BARRY	 	 		 	 	 	
27	BARRY	 	 		 		 	
	 	 	       22 SCHWARTZ	 			 
11	CORNELY     
                   22 SCHWARTZ	 			 	 				 	 	 	
22	SCHWARTZ	 	 					

Triple header this weekend (Memorial Day)!  Last weekend to qualify for Individual Match Play.  
BB bracket is out via email and below, please schedule your match to meet deadlines.  

Bye bye long putter...(well in 3 years).

Congrats to JLo for qaulifying for the Philadelphia Am.

BETTER BALL BRACKET
Handicaps for BB Bracket:
Each Player plays off low player /per their Handicap /scorecard.

		       1  BROGAN - SCHOLZ	 											
16  GIVEY - KLICK	 		     17  ZECCA - BARRY			 	 	 	 							
		      17  ZECCA - BARRY	 	 				 			 				                                               
17  ZECCA - BARRY	 					  17  ZECCA - BARRY 			 	 	 	 			                                   
		       8  WINEBERG - OWSIK  						 	 	 			
					      9  HARRINGTON - LOEHRS  		 		 	 	 				 			
		       9  HARRINGTON - LOEHRS	 											
								                       4  BROOKS - CIERI 
		       5  DIFABIO - DURANTE   						 			 	 	 
				 	      5  DIFABIO - DURANTE  	 							
		      12  MYERS - NARDI	 		 		 		 					
								   4  BROOKS - CIERI 				 	 	 			
		       4  BROOKS - CIERI	 			 								 
13  BELL - SAVERESE	 		      4  BROOKS - CIERI			 	 	 							
	 	      20  BEV - SACCHETTA	 	 						 					
20  BEV - SACCHETTA 	 						 				 					
	
Round 20&Play-In       Round 16	              Elite 8		    Final 4		CHAMPIONS***BROOKS & CIERI 5&4		
by June 9th	       by June 16th           by July 14th          by August 25th  
				
		       6  SHIMONY - VOGT, JR.  										 	
					      6  SHIMONY - VOGT, JR. 
		      11  DEGOTHSEIR - TYLER 	 		 	 	 							
					 			    6  SHIMONY - VOGT, JR. 				 	 	 	 		
		       3  SCHWARTZ - MCKENNA	 						 	 	 			
14  HAAS - CORNELY	                     14  HAAS - CORNELY
 		      14  HAAS - CORNELY 	  	 	 		 						  			 
19  REPETTO - CHURCH 	 						                6  SHIMONY - VOGT, JR. 	 		 	 	 	 
		       7  BRADLEY - MCNEIL  											
					      7  BRADLEY - MCNEIL		 		 	 	 							
		      10  NUNEZ - REES 	 		 	 	 							
					 			    7  BRADLEY - MCNEIL 				 	 	 			
		       2  PRENDERGAST - SELTZER	 			 								 
15  VOGT, SR. - HARMS 	 		     15  VOGT, SR. - HARMS             	 		 	 	 							
	 	      15  VOGT, SR. - HARMS             	 	 											
18  BRODSKY - SMITH 	 						 				 			 	 	

Beat the Pro - See Events /Results

Qualifying - 2013***Individual***Match Play - Club Championship.  BRACKET HAS BEEN RELEASED.
Top Scores:
1.WAYNE BEVILACQUA 68
2.ANDREW REPETTO 68
3.DAN KLICK 71
4.JACK SCHOLZ 71
5.SCOTT MCNEIL 72
6.PAUL CORNELY 72
7.MIKE HARMS 72
8.JOHN BROOKS 72
9.CJ BELL 72

Qualifying - 2013***Better Ball***Match Play Championship.  BRACKET HAS BEEN RELEASED.
Top Scores:  
1.BROGAN-SCHOLZ 62
2.PRENDERGAST-SELTZER 63
3.SCHWARTZ-MCKENNA 65
4.BROOKS-CIERI 66
5.SHIMONY-VOGT,JR. 66
6.BRADLEY-MCNEIL 66
7.WINEBERG-OWSIK 66
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April 2013

The Cobbs Creek PPGA Team won the Terracciano Cup for the 5th time in 7 years.  Dynasty?
The final score was Cobbs Creek 56.5 /Jeffersonville 51.5 & Kimberton 36.

139 - See Events /Results

Greg Jarmas won the Ivy League- Individual Championship at Caves Valley in Maryland with rounds of 71, 72 & 70 for a total of 143 and a 3 shot victory.  
His teammates at Princeton held on for the team championship. With the victory they advanced 
to the NCAA regionals.

139 was held on Saturday April 20th. The weather was cold and windy. Par was a good score. The Par 3's were tough to handle. 

The results are under events and results.  Our next event is Beat the Pro in May.  The Cobbs Creek Team will play for the Terraccino 
Cup on Sunday, April 28th.

Got Green Jacket?

Better Ball***Match Play Championship - Qualifying
Two-man teams pair up (on their own).  This is a NET event /100% handicap.  Qualify 
by May 19th NO EXCEPTIONS.  Qualifying score will place you in the bracket.  Bracket 
released on Monday, May 20th.  Tournament will run thru summer with Championship Match played
by late August /mid September.
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March 2013

Shamble Tournament - See Events /Results 

2013 FUNNY MONEY BETS:

CTP Sweep - No winner in 2012 - $20 entry fee paid-in full to be eligible for new entrants.  
A vote decided existing entrants would not re-up.  First player to win ALL CTP's during the same round 
wins the entire pot.  Olde Course ONLY on weekends, holidays, tournaments or other specifically stated 
by the committee.  There is a seven (7) player minimum field requirement.  Entry fee valid from 1/1-12/31/13.
 
Ace Club - No winner in 2012 - $20 entry fee paid-in full to be eligible for new entrants.  
A vote decided existing entrants would not re-up.  First player to make a HOLE IN ONE wins the entire pot.  
Olde Course & Karakung ONLY on weekends, holidays, tournaments or other (i.e., group takes trip to away course) 
specifically stated by the committee.  There is NO minimum field requirement. Entry fee valid from 1/1-12/31/13.

Entrance fees paid to Jack Scholz.

Contact Jeff Brodsky, Director Golf-Week-Am-Tour (Philly Metro) if interested in Golf Am events or membership.

The 2013 PPGA schedule has been released (see link at bottom of page).  Two events are contested on
the Olde Course, the Philadelphia Better-Ball Championship, June 7-9th & the Philadelphia Open-Am 
Championship, July 12-14th.

Thanks to John Brooks and Paul Cornely for booking weekly tee-times and email confirmations.
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February 2013

Watch the Latest "Rules of Golf Explained" Videos www.usga-rules.com

2013 - USGA HANDICAP:
Members may keep their handicap at Cobbs Creeks thru the CCPGC.  The 2013 fee is $20 (unchanged from 2012).
If interested, the deadline is April 1st or your handicap will default to Inactive Status.

Payment options:
1)Drop $20 in envelope at Pro Shop counter ATTENTION: Paul Cornely or
2)Mail Paul Cornely 1309 Wyngate Road,  Wynnewood, PA 19096. Checks payable to Paul Cornely
(note handicap fee in the memo).

See EVENTS for the 2013 Tournament Schedule.  Our 1st event is March 30th, Florida Shamble - same format at 
last year with 2 best balls of 4.  Sign up deadline is March 23, 2013.

Tournament Entry Fees: 
All events will have a $10 entry fee; exceptions are Stroke Play Championship and the Hugh Wilson Cup which
are two day events and are $20.  There is also a $10 CTP /Scats ($20 for two day events) which is mandatory for
Team events and at the player's discretion for individual events.

For information on Golf Rates and Season Passes see Kevin Morita, General Manager in the shop or visit: www.golfphilly.org
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