McCoy sets pace at Crump Cup

Pine Valley, NJ (Sept. 9, 2010) -- Three time George Arthur Crump Memorial Tournament champion Michael McCoy of West Des Moines, IA leads the field with an even par score of 70 after the first round of qualifying. McCoy made three birdies over the windswept course and leads his nearest competitor Michael Muehr of Potomac Falls, MD by one shot. Tomorrow the seventy two player field will complete the 36 hole stroke play qualifying for three flights of sixteen in the mid-am division. John C. Daniel of McLean, MD, Steve Smyers of Lakeland, FL, Allan Small of Florham Park, NJ and Jack Vardaman of Washington, D.C. lead the senior division with a score of 74. Thirty seven senior players are competing for three flights of eight.

Results: Crump Cup
WinIAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA400
Runner-upILScott RoweHinsdale, IL300
SemifinalsNVKevin MarshHenderson, NV200
SemifinalsVAMichael MuehrMcLean, VA200
QuarterfinalsNJWilliam McGuinnessWoodbury, NJ100

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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.

Sunday at The Crump Cup is unique; the public is invited to spectate the final matches - a shuttle from a nearby parking area is provided.

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