Rackley Wins 2015 Haverford Trust Philadelphia PGA Classic
By: Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
Josh Rackley had stroked a par putt like the one he had Tuesday on the second playoff hole of the Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic hundreds of times before - eight feet, up the hill, dead straight. It's what he called "the easiest putt you'll ever have."
But this was the first time he ever hit a putt like that with $100,000 on the line.
"I was extremely nervous over it," the Gulph Mills Golf Club assistant pro said. "But somehow it went in."
And when Jamie Komancheck of RiverCrest, his opponent in the sudden-death playoff, saw his four-foot par putt slide by on the tricky 18th green of Sunnybrook Golf Club, Rackley took home the massive $100,000 first-prize check, the largest payout for a one-day event of any PGA of America section in the country. Full Story