Couture, Richardson, Patterson share medalist honors at Crump Cup
PINE VALLEY, N.J. (Sept. 26, 2014) — Three
medalist honors after 18
holes of qualifying at the Crump Cup, which was
to a single 18 hole round after Thursday's
scheduled 18 holes were canceled due to
Edward Richardson, and John Patterson
each shot rounds of 70 to share medalist honors
into match play at the
famed Pine Valley Golf Club.
Couture is coming off a runner-up finish at last
Canadian Mid-Amateur where he lost in a playoff
James Bryan claimed the medalist honor in the
division, shooting 69.
Friday's cut to make the first flight and compete
the Crump Cup fell at 73 (most of those at 78 or
better made one of the open division flights). In
senior flight, the match play number fell at 76 to
into the championship flight and 78 to get a spot
the 1st flight.
Recent Senior Open of Virginia champion Roger
Newsom shot 73 and will be first seed in the
flight. Defending champion Gene Elliott shot 76
will be first seed in the third flight.
Other notable players in the field include U.S.
Amateur champion Scott
Harvey (74) and 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur runner-
Williamson (78). Match play begins on Saturday
ABOUT THE CRUMP CUP
The first Crump Cup tournament was held in
named for George Arthur
Crump, a hotelier and golf course architect
for designing and
building Pine Valley Golf Club. The format for the
is two rounds of stroke
play qualifying, followed by four rounds of match
Players are flighted
according to their qualifying position, and a
flight includes two of
those flights. The final round has traditionally
last Sunday in September.
It's the only day of the year when the public is
the grounds of Pine Valley;
spectators park at a nearby school and are
enjoy the grounds and watch
top level golfers compete. Jay Sigel has won the
the most times, with nine
victories between 1975 and 1993.
SUNDAY PARKING INFORMATION
Pine Valley Golf Club will host the 90th George
Crump Memorial Tournament
Thursday, September 25 through Sunday the
public is invited to view the
final match on Sunday, September 28th. The
open at approximately 1:00
Parking and transportation arrangements are
by the Clementon Youth
Athletic Association. Parking will be at the
Amusement Park (144
Berlin Road, Clementon, NJ 08021). Signs will
direct you to the
designated parking area. Clementon Police will
parking along East Atlantic
Avenue between Clementon Road and the Club.
will be a fee of $25.00 per car which will
parking and a shuttle bus
that will operate between the park and Pine
afternoon.The Clementon Youth Athletic
will also have a
refreshment stand set up
inside the front gate. NOTE: Cameras, video,
photographs and cell phones will not
permitted. In case of inclement weather, please
and select option 4.