Kelly Cup: Hyland Wins by Eight Strokes
BURBANK, CALIF. (April 17, 2011) – Mike Hyland from the Inverness Golf Club won the 2011 Kelly Cup at the storied Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank, CA by eight strokes over Mike Rowley of San Luis Obisbo Country Club and founder of Straight Down Golf Apparel. Hyland joins an exclusive list of champions that include six-time champion Tim Hogarth, who finished in seventh place this year, 12 strokes back.
ABOUT THE KELLY CUP:
The Kelly Cup is played in honor of one of California's most accomplished amateurs of the '30s and '40s, Roger Kelly. A longtime Lakeside Golf Club member - Mr. Kelly's record is too long to list. He won the SCGA Amateur (1936), the California State Amateur (1937 and 1938), the California Open (1936), and twice captured the Crosby Pro-Am (one of those victories with the legendary Sam Snead). Mr. Kelly passed away on November 20, 2004, but his legend will live on forever at Lakeside, where a bronze trophy of him stands near the clubhouse.
ABOUT THE Kelly Cup Invitational
Invitational tournament contested in honor of
Lakeside Golf Club's finest amateur golfer, Roger
Kelly, who was at the top of California amateur
golf in the 1930's.
The tournament is flighted by handicap, although
every player is eligible to win the overall
competition. Prizes are awarded in each flight, with
all first-place ties broken by sudden-death playoff.
The top 16 players after 36 holes advance to the
final day of stroke play to determine the Kelly Cup
Champion. Tim Hogarth has captured the title an
amazing 9 times.
Host course Lakeside Golf Club is one of
California's finest with a long history of competitive
golf. Celebrity members have included Bing
Crosby (who was a club champ) and more recently
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