Western Penn. Am: Greg Podufal wins by 4 shots
ERIE, Penn. (June 19, 2012) -- Greg Podufal rolled to victory at the 112th playing of the Western Pennsylvania Amateur Championahip held at The Kahkwa Club.

Podufal jumped out to a sizable first-round lead after shooting a 5-under 65 and never looked back. He shot 70 in the second round and closed out an impressive title run with a 2-over 72 Tuesday in the final round.

Easton Renwick shot a second-round 65 to make things somewhat interesting but he couldn't close the gap in the final round, finishing four shots back and alone in second place.

Ross Pringle was third, finishing strong with a final-round 1-under 69.


Started in 1899 and played all but two years, 1917-18, during World War I, the West Penn Amateur is one of the oldest regional championships in the country. The 54-hole tournament starts with a field of 78 playing 36 holes the first day, with a cut to the low 32 and ties (or within seven shots of the lead) for the second day. 18 holes of stroke play qualifying held at multiple sites for non- exempt players prior to the championship.

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