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Summers wins 2011 Crump Cup at Pine Valley GC

PINE VALLEY, NJ (Oct. 2, 2011) -- Stephen Summers of Dallas, TX won the 87th Annual Crump Memorial Tournament at Pine Valley Golf Club. He defeated Kelly Miller of Southern Pines, NC 4 and 3 in the final.

The final match victory wasn't a walk in the park for Summers, but anything would have been easier on the nerves than his semifinal win over defending champion Mike McCoy of Iowa in 21 holes.

"The match with Mike was one of the coolest things I've ever been a part of," said Summers. "He holed out twice to halve holes, and hit one off a tree limb to save par. We went to the third hole of sudden death."

Miller defeated Brian Komline of Bridgewater,NJ in the semi-finals.

George Zahringer III of New York, NY defeated James Holtgrieve of St. Louis, MO 5 and 4.

ABOUT THE Crump Cup

The George Arthur Crump Cup -- named for the hotelier and course architect most famous for building Pine Valley -- is arguably the premier mid- amateur event in the United States. The invitational field is made of of top players from around the United States and the UK. The format for the four days is two rounds of stroke play qualifying, followed by four rounds of match play. Players are flighted according to their qualifying position, and a separate Senior flight includes two of those flights. Jay Sigel has won the event the most times, with nine victories between 1975 and 1993.

Sunday at The Crump Cup is unique; the public is invited to spectate the final matches - a shuttle from a nearby parking area is provided. Info follows: Pine Valley Golf Club will host the 91st George Arthur Crump Memorial Tournament Thursday, September 17th through Sunday the 20th. The public is invited to view the final match on Sunday, September 20th. The gates will open at approximately 1:00 pm.

Parking and transportation arrangements are being handled by the Clementon Youth Athletic Association. Parking will be at the Clementon Elementary School located a 4 Audubon Ave. Clementon, NJ. Signs will be posted to direct you to the designated parking area. Please remember, Clementon Police will not allow any parking along East Atlantic Avenue between Clementon Road and the Club.

There will be a fee of $25.00 per car which will include parking and a shuttle bus that will operate between the school and Pine Valley all afternoon.

The Clementon Youth Athletic Association will also have a refreshment stand set up inside the front gate. All proceeds from the parking and refreshment stands benefit the Clementon Youth Athletic Association.

Cameras, video, photographs and cell phones will not be permitted. In case of inclement weather, please call (856) 783-3000 and select option 4.

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Results For Crump Cup Golf Tournament
Place  Pts
WinTXStephen SummersDallas, TX400
Runner-upNCKelly MillerSouthern Pines, NC300
SemifinalsIAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA200
SemifinalsNJBrian KomlineBridgewater, NJ200
QuarterfinalsIAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA100

View full results for Crump Cup Golf Tournament

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