LATROBE, PA (September 22, 2016) -- The Western Pennsylvania Golf Association took a big lead in the morning singles and then held on to win their third consecutive Western Pennsylvania Palmer Cup. Playing at Latrobe Country Club the Tri-State PGA made a late charge during the afternoon four-balls but came up just short, falling 10-7.
The 36-hole day started with 10 singles matches and it was the WPGA dominating the session, claiming it 7.5-2.5. Wins for the WPGA were recorded by Dan Thompson, David Brown, Nathan Smith, Kevin Fajt, Rick Stimmelm, Jimmy Ellis and Erik Bertrand.
In the afternoon four-balls the WPGA won the first two matches and halved the third before the Tri-State PGA tightened up the proceedings by winning the last four matches. The Tri-State PGA won the session 4.5-2.5 but it was to little to late.
For the WPGA the winning four-ball teams were comprised of Jimmy Ellis and Chad Warmbein; David Brown and Ralph Litrenta.
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