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Philadelphia Junior Tour

June 2017 In Review Presented By:


Pine Meadows Golf Complex

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - PINE MEADOWS GOLF COMPLEX

June 4, 2017

Boys 16-18 T-1st Place (70) - Nikita Romanov T-1st Place (70) - Alex Pillar 3rd Place (72) - Michael Robinson

Boys 13-15 1st Place (78) - Bobby Lugiano 2nd Place (79) - Dylan Gooneratne T-3rd Place (81) - John Wang T-3rd Place (81) - Graham Calhoun T-3rd Place (81) - Evan Drummond T-3rd Place (81) - Darren Nolan T-3rd Place (81) - Jacob Sokalsky

Girls 16-18 1st Place (89) - Jessica McClellan 2nd Place (96) - Olivia Wirsching T-3rd Place (115) - Anne Shand T-3rd Place (115) - Helen Shaw

Girls 13-15 1st Place (73) - Elizabeth Beek 2nd Place (87) - Amanda Gerrish 3rd Place (93)- Ava O’Sullivan

12 & Under T-1st Place (41) - Benjamin Saggers T-1st Place (41) - Nicholas Ciocca T-1st Place (41) - Matthew Normand T-1st Place (41) - Angelina Tolentino Click here to view Full Press Release


Wyncote Golf Club

Boys 16-18 1st Place (72) - Zachary Barbin 2nd Place (78) - Austin Barbin 3rd Place (79) - Jack Murray

Boys 13-15 1st Place (71) - Stephen Lorenzo T-2nd Place (75) - Tyler Zimmer T-2nd Place (75) - Matthew Lafond

Girls 16-18 1st Place (86) - Grace Hickey 2nd Place (95) - Elise Glauser 3rd Place (96) - Cailey Roman

12 & Under 1st Place (47) - Griffin Walizer 2nd Place (49) - Hunter Probst -3rd Place (60) - Chloe Bidegary

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - WYNCOTE GOLF CLUB

June 5. 2017


Hanover Country Club

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - HANOVER COUNTRY CLUB

June 7, 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (73) - Garrett Engle 2nd Place (77) - Alex Mulrooney 3rd Place (78) - Logan Snyder

Boys 13-15 T-1st Place (76) - Karl Frisk T-1st Place (76) - Win Thomas 3rd Place (78) - Alec Stern

Girls 16-18 1st Place (84) - Julianne Lee 2nd Place (88) - Cailey Roman 3rd Place (103) - Anne Shand

Girls 13-15 1st Place (95) - McKylie Boreman 2nd Place (97) - Lillian McNally 3rd Place (100) - Paige Richter

12 & Under 1st Place (45) - Tyler Fortney 2nd Place (46) - Griffin Walizer 3rd Place (53) - Heather Sanbower

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Bala Golf Club

Girls 16-18 T-1st Place (92) - Olivia Patrow T-1st Place (92) - Marykate Chambers 3rd Place (97) - Rose Litt

Girls 13-15 1st Place (81) - Elizabeth Beek 2nd Place (84) - Sunshine Gu 3rd Place (90) - Catherine Civitella

12 & Under 1st Place (40) - Matthew Normand T-2nd Place (41) - Nicholas Ciocca T-2nd Place (41) - Henry Stone

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - BALA GOLF CLUB

June 11, 2017


Bent Creek Country Club

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - BENT CREEK COUNTRY CLUB

June 12, 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (70) - Brock Fassnacht 2nd Place (72) - Alex VanScoy 3rd Place (74) - William Gekas

Boys 13-15 1st Place (72) - Luke Thompson 2nd Place (75) - Carson Bacha T-3rd Place (77) - John Wang T-3rd Place (77) - Matthew Weaver T-3rd Place (77) - Jun Lee T-3rd Place (77) - Jake Maddaloni

Girls 16-18 1st Place (77) - Julianne Lee 2nd Place (91) - Jessica McClellan T-3rd Place (92) - Maya Trujillo T-3rd Place (92) - Elaina McGarrigle

Girls 13-15 1st Place (85) - Amanda Gerrish 2nd Place (91) - Clare Gimpel 3rd Place (99) - McKylie Boreman

12 & Under 1st Place (39) - Nicholas Ciocca 2nd Place (42) - Nicholas Joyce 3rd Place (44) - Daniel Shin

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Avalon Golf Club

Boys 16-18 1st Place (77) - Christopher Colman 2nd Place (78) - Nathan Potts 3rd Place (79) - Jack McCarthy

Boys 13-15 1st Place (75) - Ryan McCabe T-2nd Place (80) - Jackson Putney T-2nd Place (80) - Jack Fialko

Girls 16-18 1st Place (89) - Brianna Marmorstein 2nd Place (94) - Josie Genaurdi 3rd Place (114) - Ciara Morrissey

Girls 13-15 1st Place (83) - Olivia Strigh 2nd Place (109) - Peyton Kraras

12 & Under 1st Place (46) - Hunter Probst 2nd Place (47) - Gwendolyn Powell

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - AVALON GOLF CLUB

June 13, 2017


TOURNAMENT RESULTS - CHISEL CREEK GOLF CLUB

Chisel Creek Golf Club June 13, 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (68) - Alec Ryden 2nd Place (71) - Akira Pavey 3rd Place (75) - Kaden Kinard

Boys 13-15 1st Place (75) - William Bennink T-2nd Place (76) - Roy Anderson T-2nd Place (76) - Jack Davis T-2nd Place (76) - Nicky Scarpone

Girls 16-18 1st Place (90) - Minjoo Kim 2nd Place (95) - Anna McCormick

12 & Under 1st Place (42) - Henry Stone 2nd Place (46) - Hunter Probst 3rd Place (49) - Bret Bergey

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Hickory Valley Golf Club Boys 16-18 1st Place 69-71 (140) - Patrick Sheehan T-2nd Place 75-76 (151) - Caleb Ryan T-2nd Place 75-76 (151) - Mac Costin

Boys 13-15 1st Place 74-71 (145) - Calen Sanderson 2nd Place 75-73 (148) - Stephen Lorenzo 3rd Place 71-78 (149) - Morgan Lofland

Girls 16-18 1st Place 81-76 (157) - Samantha Fritzinger 2nd Place 80-79 (159) - Julianne Lee 3rd Place 95-86 (181) - Savanna Haas

Girls 13-15 1st Place 96-91 (187) - Michelle Cox 2nd Place 127-112 (239) - Nora Blatney

12 & Under T-1st Place 42-45 (87) - Hunter Probst T-1st Place 45-42 (87) - Henry Stone 3rd Place 48-42 (90) - Kristof Kopecky

Women 17-24 1st Place 82-82 (164) - Shannon Weber 2nd Place 88-85 (173) - Annalia Kostow 3rd Place 91-86 (177) - Anna Haley Click here to view Full Press Release

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - HICKORY VALLEY GOLF CLUB

June 15-16, 2017


Rehoboth Junior Open

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - REHOBOTH JUNIOR OPEN

June 19 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (76) - Evan Brown 2nd Place (78) - Frankie Markiewicz T-3rd Place (80) - Devin Sanders

Boys 13-15 1st Place (74) - John Peters 2nd Place (77) - Roy Anderson 3rd Place (81) - Chase Cohen

Girls 16-18 1st Place (79) - Christina Carroll 2nd Place (89) - Savanna Haas 3rd Place (97) - Lily Byrne

Girls 13-15 1st Place (78) - Hannah Lydic 2nd Place (87) - Riley Quartermain 3rd Place (90) - Sarah Lydic

12 & Under 1st Place (38) - Jeffery Homer 2nd Place (40) - Benjamin Saggers 3rd Place (42) - Nicholas Joyce

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Kings Creek Country Club

Boys 16-18 1st Place (70) - Nicholas Covey 2nd Place (76) - Frankie Markiewicz 3rd Place (78) - Dylan Sterlacci

Boys 13-15 1st Place (78) - Roy Anderson T-2nd Place (79) - Chase Cohen T-2nd Place (81) - Tyler Kipp

Girl 16-18 1st Place (87) - Savanna Haas 2nd Place (89) - Lily Byrne 3rd Place (97) - Olivia Perry

Girl 13-15 1st Place (83) - Hannah Lydic 2nd Place (88) - Sarah Lydic 3rd Place (110) - Amanda Schuebel

12 & Under 1st Place (42) - Sawyer Brockstedt 2nd Place (43) - Benjamin Saggers 3rd Place (46) Nicholas Joyce

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - KINGS CREEK COUNTRY CLUB

June 20, 2017


Bear Trap Dunes

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - BEAR TRAP DUNES

June 21 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (73) - Jackson Paradee 2nd Place (74) - Michael Festa T-3rd Place (75) - Timothy Chaykosky, Jr. T-3rd Place (75) - Akira Pavey T-3rd Place (75) - Nicholas Covey

Boys 13-15 1st Place (75) - Jake Maddaloni T-2nd Place (78) - Jack Cooley T-2nd Place (78) - Roy Anderson

Girls 16-18 1st Place (82) - Savanna Haas 2nd Place (87) - Olivia Perry 3rd Place (88) - Lily Byrne

Girls 13-15 1st Place (79) - Hannah Lydic 2nd Place (81) - Sarah Lydic 3rd Place (99) - Paige Richter

12 & Under 1st Place (35) - Benjamin Saggers 2nd Place (43) - Bret Bergey 3rd Place (44) - Nicholas Joyce

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Woodstone Country Club & Lodge

Boys 16-18 1st Place (79) - Brett Wagner T-2nd Place (82) - Andrew Benner T-2nd Place (82) - Jordan Pick

Boys 13-15 1st Place (88) - Corey Haydu 2nd Place (114) - Grey Conta

Girl 16-18 1st Place (101) - Olivia Patrow 2nd Place (102) - Elaina McGarrigle

Girl 13-15 1st Place (104) - Grace Babinchak

12 & Under 1st Place (43) - Connor Gherghel 2nd Place (56) - Griffin Walizer 3rd Place (64) - Rhianna Gooneratne

Men 17-24 1st Place (80) - Shea Murphy

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - WOODSTONE COUNTRY CLUB & LODGE

June 21, 2017


Bayside Resort

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - BAYSIDE RESORT

June 22 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (69) - Joe Parrini 2nd Place (73) - Benjamin Pochet 3rd Place (74) - Austin Barbin

Boys 13-15 1st Place (80) - Joshua Ryan 2nd Place (82) - Jake Maddaloni 3rd Place (87) - Alec Stern

Girls 16-18 1st Place (94) - Olivia Schwandt

Girls 13-15 1st Place (81) - Hannah Lydic 2nd Place (92) - Sarah Lydic

12 & Under 1st Place (41) - Benjamin Saggers 2nd Place (42) - Sawyer Brockstedt 3rd Place (45) - Henry Stone

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Spring Ford Country Club

Boys 16-18 1st Place (79) - David Hurly T-2nd Place (82) - Carter Valerio T-2nd Place (82) - Drew Steinmetz

Boys 13-15 1st Place (76) - Win Thomas 2nd Place (77) - Ryan McCabe T-3rd Place (78) - William Pabst T-3rd Place (78) - Dylan Gooneratne

Girl 16-18 T-1st Place (88) - Olivia Gardenhour T-1st Place (88) - Cristea Park 3rd Place (93) - Olivia Wirsching

Girl 13-15 1st Place (95) - Kathleen Mark 2nd Place (98) - Ava O’Sullivan 3rd Place (93) - Olivia Wirsching

12 & Under 1st Place (40) - Nicholas Ciocca T-2nd Place (42) - Kristof Kopecky 3rd Place (42) - Benjamin Saggers

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - SPRING FORD COUNTRY CLUB

June 26, 2017


Downingtown Country Club

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - DOWNINGTOWN COUNTRY CLUB

June 27, 2017

Boys 16-18 1st Place (71) - Jack Sullivan T-2nd Place (73) - Maxwell Rubin T-2nd Place (73) - Colin Walsh

Boys 13-15 1st Place (73) - Joseph Morganti 2nd Place (75) - Matthew Lafond T-3rd Place (77) - Dylan Gooneratne

Girls 16-18 1st Place (85) - Elise Glauser 2nd Place (86) - Cristea Park 3rd Place (87) - Liv Juliana

Girls 13-15 1st Place (91) - Sarah Scarpill 2nd Place (93) - Leah Walter

12 & Under 1st Place (39) - Benjamin Saggers 2nd Place (41) - Hunter Probst T-3rd Place (44) - Bret Bergey

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Turtle Creek Golf Club

Boys 16-18 1st Place (137) - Patrick Sheehan 2nd Place (143) - Caleb Ryan T-3rd Place (149) - J.T. Spina T-3rd Place (149) - Thomas Butler

Boys 13-15 1st Place (144) - Hunter King 2nd Place (151) - Morgan Lofland 3rd Place (152) - Joshua Ryan

Girl 16-18 1st Place (169) - Cristea Park 2nd Place (171) - Maya Torpey

Girl 13-15 1st Place (157) - Lily Yang

12 & Under 1st Place (85) - Megan Adelman 2nd Place (86) - Hunter Probst 3rd Place (90) - Sydney Yermish

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS - TURTLE CREEK GOLF CLUB

June 28-29, 2017


DCP– Hidden Creek GC

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT– HIDDEN CREEK GC

June 3, 2017 Boys 14-15 1st Place (140) - David Fitzgerald 2nd Place (139) - Michael Mitnick 3rd Place (132) - Andrue Nicholas

Boys 12-13 1st Place (96) - Kendell Gordon 2nd Place (79) - Luca Gherardi 3rd Place (77) - Joshua Blakely

Boys 10-11 1st Place (99) - Jack Dare 2nd Place (71) - Stephen Foley 3rd Place (70) - Keller Tannehill

Boys 7-9 1st Place (103) - Tyler Whitney 2nd Place (65) - Declan Casale 3rd Place (64) - Luca Bruno

Girls 14-15 1st Place (113) - Madeline Kent 2nd Place (102) - Kayla Gutierrez 3rd Place (87) - Olivia Strigh

Girls 12-13 1st Place (92) - Tia Bryan 2nd Place (72) - Riley Sadlowski 3rd Place (70) - Isabella Ruzzo

Girls 10-11 1st Place (75) - Savannah Thompson 2nd Place (54) - Ryan Falconi 3rd Place (50) - Emily Mayo

Girls 7-9 1st Place (43) - Reagan Falconi 2nd Place (36) - Kemble Wellons 3rd Place (33) - Savannah Bryan Click here to view Results


DCP– Trump National GC– Philadelphia

Boys 14-15 1st Place (111) - Jack Ross 2nd Place (103) - Kian Canelas 3rd Place (95) - Julian Ciurlino

Boys 12-13 1st Place (108) - Joey Simonetti 2nd Place (87) - Kai Hutchins 3rd Place (82) - Nathan Guertler

Boys 10-11 1st Place (76) - Blake Zielinski 2nd Place (73) - Ethan Legarda 3rd Place (67) - Santino Fargnoli

Boys 7-9 1st Place (89) - Brian Raby 2nd Place (59) - Trevor Sieben 3rd Place (53) - Jason Villani

Girls 14-15 1st Place (86) - Natasha Kiel 2nd Place (44) - Jenna Georgette 3rd Place (43) - Riley Fulmer

Girls 12-13 1st Place (72) - Brooke Oberparleiter 2nd Place (64) - Rachana Raja 3rd Place (63) - Alexandra Schaul

Girls 10-11 1st Place (64) - Anna Corsanico 2nd Place (61) - Emerson Paulette 3rd Place (55) - Saanvi Neelam

Girls 7-9 1st Place (65) - Savannah Laverty 2nd Place (64) - Chloe Donohue 3rd Place (44) - Stella Bernardi Click here to view Results

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT– TRUMP NATIONAL GC– PHILADELPHIA

June 20, 2017


DCP– French Creek GC

TOURNAMENT RESULTS - DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT– FRENCH CREEK GC

June 30, 2017 Boys 14-15 1st Place (122) - Luke Watson 2nd Place (118) - Christopher Myers 3rd Place (113) - Eric Miller

Boys 12-13 1st Place (129) - Evan Jozwiak 2nd Place (115) - Tyler Lee 3rd Place (112) - Zander Sholly

Boys 10-11 1st Place (87) - Sam Feeney 2nd Place (85) - Avery O’Neill 3rd Place (72) - Matthew Hauser

Boys 7-9 1st Place (96) - Jackson Kozik 2nd Place (87) - Ian Larsen 3rd Place (78) - Cameron Peffel

Girls 14-15 1st Place (95) - Victoria Kim 2nd Place (79) - Michaela Kahn 3rd Place (75) - Amanda Schubel

Girls 12-13 1st Place (118) - Stefania Fedun 2nd Place (109) - Kayla Maletto 3rd Place (104) - Ava O”Sullivan

Girls 10-11 1st Place (88) - Reagan McGruther 2nd Place (74) - Skylar Lee 3rd Place (71) - Madeline Resenhoeft

Girls 7-9 1st Place (86) - Kayley Roberts 2nd Place (67) - Charli Troxel 3rd Place (66) - Kiersten Bodge Click here to view Results


July 5 - Pennsauken Country Club (Pennsauken, NJ) July 6-7 - Blue Bell Country Club (Blue Bell, PA) July 10 - Philly Jr. PGA Championship - Boys (Concord CC) July 10 - Philly Jr. PGA Championship - Girls/ 12 & Under (Penn Oaks GC) July 11 - Indian Valley Country Club (Telford, PA) July 12 - Wildwood Golf & Country Club (Cape May Court House, NJ) July 14 - Union League Golf Club (Philadelphia, PA) July 17 - Bluestone Country Club (Blue Bell, PA) July 17 - The Springhaven Club (Wallingford, PA) July 18 - Kennett Square Golf & Country Club (Kennett Square, PA) July 18-19 - Precision Pro Open at Makefield Highlands Golf Club (Yardley, PA) July 20 - Philly PGA Chapter Championship (Lehighton, PA) July 24 - Wilmington Country Club (Wilmington, DE) July 25 - Laurel Creek Country Club (Mt. Laurel, NJ) July 26 - Skippack Golf Club (Skippack, PA) July 27-28 - Precision Pro Open at Hershey Country Club (Hershey, PA) July 31 - Country Club of Harrisburg (Harrisburg, PA) July 31 - Scotland Run Golf Club (Williamstown, NJ)

UPCOMING JULY 2017 SCHEDULE

Upcoming July 2017 Schedule


Mizuno Rehoboth Beach Series Recap REHOBOTH BEACH SERIES RECAP

On Monday, June 19 the Philadelphia Junior Tour made its annual trip to the Delaware beaches for the Mizuno Rehoboth Beach Series. Winners of the three day series would receive a Mizuno wedge courtesy of the Series’ title sponsor. Day One—Rehoboth Beach Country Club On day one of the Series, 60 junior golfers were treated to the Rehoboth Beach Country Club’s beautiful par 72 layout situated just off the Rehoboth Bay. The low round of the day belonged to John Peters (Carlisle, PA) after he fired a 74 (+2) to win the Boys 13-15 Division. The Boys 16-18 Division winner was Evan Brown (Chadds Ford, PA) after he shot a 76 (+4). Hannah Lydic (Ocean View, DE) took home the win in the Girls 13-15 and the low girls round of the day after she carded a 78 (+6). Christina Carroll (Wilmington, DE) won the Girls 16-18 Division with a 79 (+7). The 12 & Under title went to Jeffrey Homer (Wilmington, DE) after he shot a 38 (+2). Day Two—Kings Creek Country Club Just down the road from Rehoboth Beach Country Club, day two of the series was contested at King’s Creek Country Club. Juniors had gorgeous view of the Delaware Bay on the front nine and inland tree lined fairways on the back nine. Nicholas Covey (Easton, MD) carded the week’s first red numbers after is one-under par 70 to win the Boys 16-18 Division. Roy Anderson (Chadds Ford, PA) won the Boys 13-15 Division with a 78 (+7). Hannah Lydic got her second win of the week in the Girls 13-15 Division after her 83 (+12).


Day Three—Bear Trap Dunes The 3-day series would wrap up at Bear Trap Dunes on their Black Bear and Grizzly courses. Hazards were lurking on nearly every hole of this par 72 layout. The Boys 16-18 Division title went to Jackson Paradee (Dover, DE) after he carded a 73 (+1). Jake Maddaloni shot a 75 (+3) to take home the title in the Boys 13-15 Division. Savanna Haas was able to get her second win in as many days after she shot an 82 (+10). Hannah Lydic shot a 79 (+7) at her home course to keep the momentum going and capture her third win of the week in the Girls 13-15 Division. Benjamin Saggers (West Chester, PA) got into red numbers with a 35 (-1) to win the 12 & Under Division. Day Four—Bayside Resort Golf Club Although the three day series was wrapped up one more event was to be played before the Junior Tour would head back to Philadelphia. Bayside Resort Golf Club hosted a Jr. PGA Championship qualifier were the top 1/3 of Boys 13-18 players and 12 & Under players would earn a spot to the Philadelphia Junior PGA Championship on Monday, July 10. Players would also complete for Player of the Year points in the usual PJT Divisions. The Boys 16-18 Division winner was Joe Parrini (York, PA) after he fired a 69 (-3). Joshua Ryan (Norristown, PA) carded an 80 (+8) to win the Boys 13-15 Division. Hannah Lydic got her fourth win of the week after she shot an 81 (+9). Olivia Schwandt (Wilmington, DE) shot a 94 (+22) to win the Girls 16-18 Division. The 12 & Under title went to Benjamin Saggers after he shot a 41 (+5).

REHOBOTH BEACH SERIES RECAP

Savanna Haas (Pottstown, PA) carded an 87 (+16) to take the day’s gold medal in the Girls 16-18 Division. Sawyer Brockstedt (Rehoboth Beach, DE) won the 12 & Under Division at her home course after she shot a 42 (+6).


DRIVE FOR DOUGH, PUTT FOR SHOW

Drive for Dough, Putt for Show Just about every golfer has heard the phrase “drive for show, putt for dough�. Is it true? Well, it is a tough question to answer because different players rely on different parts of their games to play well. Dustin Johnson dominates with his tee-green prowess as the best on tour in that category. It is pretty clear when looking at the stats on tour that a strong tee-to-green game better corresponds to good golf than strong putting does. Of the top-ten players on tour, seven of them are top-fifteen tee to green players, while only one is a top-fifteen putter (Rickie Fowler). How can junior golfers learn from this? Every golfer at some point has been told that to take his or her game to the next level, short game practice must be the top priority. In reality, separating yourself with a stellar long game is the path to success. Short game cannot be forgotten, and the best players in the world still work tirelessly on that part of their games, but the best way to improve putting is to hit it closer to the hole. Becoming a longer hitter is a big part of this because it gives the player a shorter club into the hole. The strokesgained statistic, developed by Mark Brodie of Columbia University in his book Every Shot Counts, has revolutionized the way players think about getting better at the game. His philosophy is centered around which shot can help or hurt a player the most. Around the greens, a player can save a few shots, but disaster is not usually in the cards. As the shot gets longer and longer all the way to the tee shot, the risk becomes higher and higher with more out of bounds, hazard, and thick rough. Great reward can be taken from a bombed drive, but a quick two shots can be lost with an errant tee shot out of bounds. The quickest way to lower scores is through the big stick!


In golf there are many situations where a ball at rest could be moved. Rule 18-2 covers a situation where a ball at rest is moved by a player, competitor, caddy or equipment. The broad explanation of Rule 18-2 states that when a player’s ball is in play if the player, his partner, either of their caddies or equipment moves the ball, or touches it purposely the player incurs a one stroke penalty. This rule can come into play in many situations on the course, and the USGA covers 33 different scenarios in its Decisions book. One situation worth mentioning is a player who makes a stroke on his or her tee shot and knocks the ball off the tee. The player then quickly picks up the ball and puts it back on the tee. Because the player made a stroke on his or her first attempt, the ball was subsequently in play and by picking up the ball this player incurred a one stroke penalty. The ball must be replaced and the player will be hitting his or her third shot. This should not be confused with a player accidently bumping his or her ball off of the tee, where the ball can be replaced without penalty. A situation similar to this is a player who knocks the ball off of the tee with a practice swing. In this scenario, the ball was not in play and the player did not intend to hit the ball. Therefore no stroke was made (see Defintion of “Stroke”). The player must replace the ball at the teeing ground, without penalty. However, if a player making a practice swings accidently hits the ball while it is in play, outside of the teeing ground; he or she incurs a one stroke penalty and must replace the ball. This can be explained by the main impact of Rule 18-2: when a player’s ball is in play if the player moves the ball the player incurs a penalty of one stroke. The new Local Rule stating any there is no penalty if a ball is accidentally moved by the player, his partner or caddie on the putting green is in effect a tall PJT events.

GET TO KNOW THE RULES OF GOLF: RULE 18-2

Know the Rules: Rule 18-2 - Ball at Rest Moved


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