Smeraglio leads Crump Cup

PINE VALLEY, NJ (Sept. 29) – Glenn Smeraglio of Newtown, PA shot an even par 70 to lead the Open division by one shot over Roger Newsom of Virginia Beach, VA and Arnie Cutrell of Greensburg, PA.

Tomorrow the eighty one player field will complete the 36 hole stroke play qualifying into three flights of sixteen.

Alan Fadel of Toledo, OH holds the lead in the senior division with a score of 70. Former senior division champion Pat Tallent of Vienna, VA and Marty West of Rockville, MD are one shot back.

Thirty seven senior players are competing for three flights of eight. Four players failed to finish their rounds because of darkness following a two hour lightning delay.

Results: Crump Cup
WinTXStephen SummersDallas, TX400
Runner-upNCKelly MillerSouthern Pines, NC300
SemifinalsIAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA200
SemifinalsNJBrian KomlineBridgewater, NJ200
QuarterfinalsIAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA100

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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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