Hochster Memorial: Iona's Newman wins in 3-man playoff
SCARSDALE, N.Y. (June 16, 2014) -- Iona's Dylan Newman shot 71-73 and defeated Matthew Fields and Jonathan Renza on the first playoff hole to take the top prize at the 77th Hochster Memorial.
Play at the par-70, 6,772-yard Quaker Ridge Golf Club -- often called 'Tillie's Treasure' after its accomplished designer A.W. Tillinghast -- the Hochster Memorial is a unique one-day, 36-hole event featuring a solid field of the Metropolitan New York section's top amateurs.
Newman tied with Fields (75-69) and Renza (73-71) to force the playoff. Hal Berman led after the morning round but shot a second-round 36 to fall out of the playoff and alone in fourth place.
Steve Zychmowski was fifth after rounds of 72-74.
A number of the region's more high-profile golfers also participated in the event. Among those of notable resumes included: George Zahringer (74-76, T8), Max Christiana (76-76, T12) and Joe Saladino (78-78, T26).
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ABOUT THE Hochster Memorial
One day, 36 hole invitational played at Quaker Ridge
in honor of William Rice Hochster – a founding
member of the club and its first president. It was
Hochster who hired A.W. Tillinghast -- then little-
known in design circles -- to design the course. The
tournament's past champions list includes Frank
Strafaci, Willie Turnesa, and Jess Sweetser, as well
Dick Siderowf. More recently U.S. Mid-Am winners
George Zahringer, and Ken Bakst have claimed
multiple Hochster titles.
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