Crump Cup: Two-time champion Michael Muehr is Medalist
Michael Muehr <br>(USGA Photo)
Michael Muehr
(USGA Photo)

Pine Valley, NJ (September 23, 2016) -- Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, VA shot even-par 70 to take the medalist honors with a 36-hole score of 4-under 136 in the Open Division of the 92nd George Arthur Crump Memorial Tournament at Pine Valley Golf Club. Muehr will face Skip Berkmeyer of Wildwood, MO in the First Round of match play. Muehr is a two-time Crump Cup Champion and Berkmeyer won in 2009.

In the Senior Division, Pat Tallent of Vienna, VA was medalist with scores of 74 and 68 for a 36-hole total of 2-0ver 142. Tallent will face Alan Fadel of Toledo, OH in the First Round of Senior Division match play.

The public is invited to view the final matches on Sunday, September 25th. The gates will open at approximately 12:45 p.m. EST.


Two-time Crump Champion Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, VA made five birdies on his way to a 4-under-par 66 to lead the field after the opening round of the 92nd Annual George Crump Memorial Tournament at Pine Valley Golf Club. Brian Komline of Bridgewater, NJ also made five birdies finishing the day at 2-under 68. Jeff Scohy of Bellbrook, OH and Danny Simmerman of Shavano Park, TX also finished under par thanks to 1-under 69.

In the Senior Division, David Nelson of Reno, NV joined past Senior Champions Chip Lutz of Reading, PA and George Zahringer III of New York City for the lead at even-par 70.

In the Open division on Friday 62 players will compete for 48 spots in match play. The Senior Division will see 38 players will compete for 24 spots.

-Story by David Clark of Pine Valley Golf Club

Results: Crump Cup
WinGAJeff KnoxAugusta, GA400
Runner-upCAJohn SawinSan Francisco, CA300
SemifinalsPAJeffrey OsbergBryn Mawr, PA200
SemifinalsVAMichael MuehrMcLean, VA200
QuarterfinalsPAArnie CutrellGreensburg, PA100

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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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