Michael Muehr wins his second Crump Cup
28 Sep 2014
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Pine Valley Golf Club, Michael Muehr Rankings

Michael Muehr
Michael Muehr
PINE VALLEY, N.J. (Sept. 28, 2014) — Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, Va. captured the 2014 Crump Cup title at Pine Valley Golf Club with a 2-and-1 victory over Michael Castleforte of Chicago in Sunday's final.

Muehr is a reinstated amateur who played the PGA Tour full time from 2001-2003 (he recorded two top tens in 2001 and made over $400k). This is his second Crump Cup title. He also won the event in 2008, when he defeated Jeff Belk 3-and-2 in the final.

In the semifinals, Muehr faced 2014 Canadian Mid- Amateur runner-up Rob Couture of Dallas, and knocked him off by a slim 1-up margin. Castleforte's route to the final went through Edward Richardson of England, whom Castleforte beat 3-and-2.

In the Senior division, it was a battle of Pennsylvanians as Chip Lutz of Reading defeated Buddy Marucci, Jr. of Villanova, 3-and-2. Maruccci easily bested 2014 U.S. Senior Amateur champion Pat Tallent 5-and-4 in the semifinals while Lutz advanced to the final with a 6-and-5 win over George Zahringer III.

Zahringer III was the Senior champion in 2011 while Tallent was the Senior winner in 2009.

Gene Elliott, the defending champion, qualified into the third flight where he lost in the first round to Patrick Duffy. Duffy ended the weekend on a happy note as he beat Kevin Marsh 3-and-2 in that flight's final.

Michael McDermott, who won the Crump Cup in 2012, was the champion in the second flight as he was victorious over Robert Gerwin by a margin of 2-and-1 on Sunday. 2013 winner Mike McCoy missed the event to attend his son's induction into the same high school hall of fame in which he was inducted years earlier.
Results For Crump Cup Golf Tournament
Place  Pts
WinVAMichael MuehrPotomac Falls, VA400
Runner-upOHMichael CastleforteSpringboro, OH300
SemifinalsEnglandEdward RichardsonEngland200
SemifinalsTXRob CoutureDallas, TX200
QuarterfinalsGAKris MikkelsenAtlanta, GA100

View full results for Crump Cup Golf Tournament

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