McDermott wins Crump Cup finale
Michael McDermott
Michael McDermott


PINE VALLEY, N.J. (Sept. 30, 2012) -- Michael McCoy wowed throughout stroke-play qualifying. But when it came to match play at the 2012 Crump Cup at prestigious Pine Valley Golf Club, it was another Michael who shined.

Michael McDermott of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania won the 88th Annual Crump Memorial Tournament at Pine Valley Golf Club.

He defeated Kevin Marsh of Henderson, Nevada 2-and-1 in the final.

McDermott defeated Gene Elliott West Des Moines, Iowa in 19 holes in the semi-final match.

Marsh defeated Michael McCoy of West Des Moines, Iowa in the semi-finals. Bob Kain of Cleveland, Ohio defeated Michael Domenick of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 4 and 3.

Results: Crump Cup
WinPAMichael McDermottBryn Mawr, PA400
Runner-upNVKevin MarshHenderson, NV300
SemifinalsIAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA200
SemifinalsIAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA200
QuarterfinalsNHAustin Eaton IIINorth Sutton, NH100

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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.

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