Hochster Memorial: Iona's Newman wins in 3-man playoff
16 Jun 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Hochster Memorial, Quaker Ridge Golf Club, Dylan Newman Profile

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 as Dick Siderowf. More recently U.S. Mid-Am winners George Zahringer, and Ken Bakst have claimed multiple Hochster titles.

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