Porter Cup Invitational Golf Tournament
July 27 - 30 2016
Lewiston, NY



Niagara Falls Country Club
505 Mountain View Dr
Lewiston, NY  14092-1907
phone: (716) 285-1331
url: www.niagarafallscc.com

Tournament Overview

One of the premier amateur events in the nation, this 72-hole stroke play invitational has lots of extra activities that give this event a special flavor. The winning player receives a green blazer, as well as an invitation to the Master of the Amateurs tournament in Melbourne, Australia. Pre- tournament qualifying is in early July and approximately five spots are available. The qualifying field is open to the first 90 entrants with handicaps less than 3. Please contact tournament committee for more info or visit the tournament website at portercup.com.

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Jul 30, 2016Harrison Endycott fires final day 4-under 66 to claim Porter Cup
Jul 29, 2016Gavin Hall opens four-stroke Porter Cup lead
Jul 25, 2016Talented Porter Cup field tees off Wednesday
Aug 01, 2015Sweet redemption for Denny McCarthy at Porter Cup
Jul 31, 2015Three-way tie heading to Porter Cup final round
Jul 30, 2015Gavin Hall inches ahead for Porter Cup lead
Jul 29, 2015Scott Harvey fires 64 to lead Porter Cup on day one
Jul 26, 2014Austalian Geoff Drakeford wins Porter Cup
Jul 25, 2014Porter Cup: Australian Drakeford leads entering final round
Jul 24, 2014Porter Cup: Drakeford ahead of Hall by one
Jul 23, 2014Porter Cup tees off, set to crown new champion
Jul 23, 2014Gavin Hall leads after first round of Porter Cup
Jul 27, 2013Porter Cup boasts pro-type feel to event
Jul 27, 2013Taylor Pendrith wins Porter Cup
Jul 27, 2013Porter Cup Notebook: Hall plays local favorite
Jul 27, 2013Walker Cup Update: Impact from the Porter Cup
Jul 26, 2013Taylor Pendrith takes Porter Cup lead
Jul 25, 2013Dunlap grabs Porter Cup lead
Jul 24, 2013Shin jumps out to Porter Cup lead
Jul 21, 2013Porter Cup: A Niagara Falls Classic
Jul 23, 2012Werenski holds on for Porter Cup win
Jul 23, 2012Werenski's win leads wild weekend of golf
Jul 20, 2012Porter Cup: Werenski maintains lead
Jul 19, 2012Werenski takes lead at Porter Cup
Jul 18, 2012Denny McCarthy leads Porter Cup
Jul 30, 2011Rodgers takes Porter Cup in playoff
Jul 29, 2011Haley still leads at Porter Cup
Jul 28, 2011Porter Cup: Haley maintains lead
Jul 27, 2011Porter Cup: Haley leads after first round
Jul 26, 2011Porter Cup Set with Strongest Field Ever
Jul 31, 2010Chung wins Porter Cup
Jul 29, 2010Aussie advantage at Porter Cup
Jul 29, 2010Henley, Rudolph tied for lead at Porter Cup
Jul 25, 2009Gielow chips in to win playoff at Porter Cup
Jul 25, 2008Porter Cup: Mitchell storms back for victory
Jul 28, 2007Porter Cup: New Record for Harman
Jul 26, 2007Porter Cup: Harman leads after two days

Results Archive:

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Place  PtsScores
1AustraliaHarrison EndycottAustralia125069-64-67-66=266
2NYGavin HallPittsford, NY90065-66-65-71=267
3NCScott HarveyKernersville, NC70071-69-65-70=275
T4CanadaJared DutoitCanada70073-67-69-67=276
T4CanadaJosh WhalenCanada70076-65-66-69=276
T6ArgentinaAlejandro TostiArgentina50073-66-72-66=277
T6AustraliaViraat BadhwarAustralia50071-65-75-66=277
T6NJMax GreysermanShort Hills, NJ50070-69-67-71=277
T6INJustin TereshkoMadison, IN50071-66-67-73=277
10TXVincent WhaleyMcKinney, TX50072-65-69-72=278
T11CAGordon NealeTrabuco Canyon, CA30071-67-72-69=279
T11NCThomas WalshHigh Point, NC30071-68-71-69=279
T11ILDaniel HudsonWestern Springs, IL30073-69-68-69=279
T11AustraliaTravis SmythAustralia30069-73-68-69=279
T11WalesDavid BooteWales30071-68-70-70=279
T11GASean ElliottSandy Springs, GA30076-64-67-72=279
T11INAdam WoodZionsville, IN30069-71-67-72=279
T18CanadaBlair HamiltonCanada15072-70-70-68=280 
T18OHRyan TroyerDover, OH15072-68-71-69=280 
T18CanadaHugo BernardCanada15071-68-71-70=280
T18CanadaGarrett RankCanada15072-66-71-71=280
T18AZGeorge CunninghamTuscon, AZ15072-68-71-69=280
T18ItalyFederico ZucchettiItaly15070-68-70-72=280
T18GAKyle MuellerWatkinsville, GA15073-69-65-73=280 
T25CanadaAlastair TidcombeCanada10075-72-65-69=281
T25OKHayden WoodEdmond, OK10071-71-68-71=281
T25ArgentinaGaston BertinottiArgentina10068-68-71-74=281
T25FLTaylor FunkPonte Vedra, FL10069-69-68-75=281
T29KYMichael BossLewiston, KY10071-71-70-70=282
T29FLRyan CelanoNaples, FL10071-67-72-72=282
T29MAJake ShumanNeedham, MA10068-69-72-73=282
T29NCWill LongGastonia, NC10068-71-66-77=282
T33SCCaleb ProveauxLeesville, SC5070-67-76-70=283
T33IAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA5074-70-69-70=283
T35TXTravis WoolfFort Worth, TX5073-68-73-70=284
T35CanadaEric BanksCanada5071-70-72-71=284
T35FLTyler StrafaciDavie, FL5068-71-73-72=284
T38FLJimmy JonesTampa, FL5076-68-72-69=285
T38AustraliaAustin BautistaAustralia5071-73-72-69=285
T38IAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA5072-70-72-71=285
T38OHJacob McBrideHartville, OH5077-69-65-74=285
T38NYDerek BardNew Hartford, NY5070-71-69-75=285
T38NYTrevor SlumanRochester, NY5069-69-71-76=285

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The Porter Cup was first staged in 1959. It was originally known as the International Invitation at Niagara Falls Country Club and consisted largely of businessmen and college students from Western New York and Southern Ontario. John Konsek, a Purdue University senior, overcame a three stroke deficit on the back nine to edge his arch rival, Ward Wettlaufer of Buffalo, by one shot to claim the title.

The following year, the Tournament was expanded from 54 to 72 holes and renamed the Porter Cup in honor of Alex L. Porter, a prominent local businessman who donated the trophy. This new 'Porter Cup' honored the winner by presenting him with a green blazer, a tradition adopted from the Masters Tournament.

That the Porter Cup today ranks as one of the top amateur Tournaments in the world, is largely due to the pioneering efforts of Dick Harvey. Mr. Harvey was labeled the Porter Cup's "master recruiter" as he was deft in luring prominent amateur players to compete. His hard work was recognized in 1968 when NFCC's picturesque 18th green was named in his honor.

The Porter Cup began attracting more of the top amateur players. The south brought Bill Harvey, no relation to Dick, and he went on to win the Porter Cup in 1963 in a record 77 holes. He became the Tournament's ambassador of goodwill and good times, not necessarily in that order. More southern players would follow, including Vinny Giles, who would not only win the Porter Cup, but the Harvey Cup for senior players many years later.

The west coast produced Bob E. Smith, the only back-to-back winner in Porter Cup history, along with Champions Scott Simpson and Bobby Clampett. The state of Texas brought Ben Crenshaw. And, of course, the east would give Jay Sigel, a 32-time Porter Cup participant, 3-time Champion, and one of the best amateur players of all time.

Prior to his death in 1977, the torch Dick Harvey had lit and carried through the early years had been passed to his long time friend and assistant, Dr. William McMahon. "Doc", with help from Dr. Edward Rozek, continued to bring in the best amateur players not only in the United States and Canada, but from Australia and Asia as well. "Doc was a great guy because he had a tremendous respect for amateur golf and took a lot of time to perpetuate it," said Buddy Marucci, a long time Porter Cup player and a friend of McMahon's. After his death in 1996, McMahon's favorite spot on the course- where the third, fourth, sixth and seventh holes are clustered- was dedicated as "Doc's Corner". There is a small monument along the cart path to mark the spot.

Through the years, the Porter Cup is proud to have hosted many of the greats of the game today. PGA stars such as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III, David Duval, Tom Lehman, Hal Sutton, Justin Leonard and many, many others have perfected their skills at the Tournament.

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