Crump Cup: 2008 champ Michael Muehr takes 2-shot lead at Pine Valley
26 Sep 2013
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Crump Cup, Pine Valley Golf Club, Michael Muehr Rankings

Michael Muehr
Michael Muehr

PINE VALLEY, N.J. (Sept. 26, 2013) -- Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, VA shot an impressive 2-under 68 to lead the field after the opening day of the 89th Annual George Crump Memorial Tournament at Prestigious Pine Valley.

The 2008 Champion leads Andrew Biggadike of Belmont, CA by a shot and Matt Mattare of Jersey City, NJ by two.

Scott Rowe is fourth thanks to a 71 to open play. He's one shot better than John Patterson and Keith Patterson at 72.

Notable players on the top half of the scoreboard include North Carolina's Scott Harvey (74), Brian Komline (74) and Randy Haag (75). In the Senior Division, Alan Fadel of Toledo, Ohio and Jeff Burda of Modesto, CA are tied at 72.

Steve Smyers and Martin R. West III are tied for third at 73.

The second and final round of stroke-play qualifying will continue Friday morning ahead of the 16-player match-play portion of the event, which concludes on Sunday.

Results: Crump Cup
WinIAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA400
Runner-upVAMatthew SughrueArlington, VA300
SemifinalsPAMichael McDermottBryn Mawr, PA200
SemifinalsVAMichael MuehrMcLean, VA200
QuarterfinalsSCJohn PattersonBluffton, SC100

View full results for Crump Cup


The George A. Crump Memorial Tournament-- 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 three of those flights. Jay Sigel has won the event the most times, with nine victories between 1975 and 1993.

Normally, the public is invited to attend the Sunday final matches but that tradition has been suspended in 2021 in light of the uncertainty surrounding the Covid- 19 pandemic.

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