PGA of America Golf Professionals Biondi, Linkchorst Lead Myers, Scharf, and Christinzio to Victory in the 38th Burlington Classic Pro-Am

Westampton, N.J. (June 2, 2024) — PGA of America Golf Professionals Nick Biondi of Radley Run Country Club in West Chester, Pa., and David Linkchorst of Reading (Pa.) Country Club, led their team of amateur partners John Myers, Larry Scharf, and Mike Christinzio to victory in the 38th Burlington Classic Pro-Am presented by WSFS Bank at Burlington Country Club. The event is also supported by Jani-King and the PGA Tour.

On a warm, mostly sunny day, the winning team combined for three net eagles and 22 net birdies in the two net best balls of five format, finishing with a net team score of 112, 28-under-par, to better George Frake, Morristown Field Club, and Logan Hay, Burlington C.C., Adam Varava, Rick Angelo, and Joe Dengler; and Braden Shattuck, Rolling Green G.C., Matt Hoffman, Carlisle Barracks G.C., Tom Matera, Mayank Patel, and Dan DeMasi; by five strokes.

Spring Ford C.C.’s Rich Steinmetz and Julian Krinsky School of Golf’s Danie Steyn, and their teammates Robert Barrett, Carl Schmidt, and Nate Barrett, finished tied for fourth place at 22-under-par with Ross Brown, Fox Hill C.C., Michael Chanaud, the Peninsula G. & C.C., Mark Wenger, Dave Wandling, and John Malloy.

The individual PGA Professional event will conclude on Monday, and Rolling Green G.C.’s Braden Shattuck, leads the field at 5-under-par. John Pillar, C.C. at Woodloch Springs, is one stroke behind, followed by three tied for third place at 3-under-par: Nick Biondi, Zach Barbin, Chesapeake Bay G.C., and Danny Lewis, Philadelphia Cricket Club.

John Pillar leads the Senior Division by two strokes over Terry Hatch, Royal Oaks G.C. Wilmington C.C.’s Bob Lennon is in third place at 1-under-par. Two PGA Professionals are tied for fourth place at 1-over-par: Rich Steinmetz and Bill Walker, Riverton C.C.

PGA of America Life Member Wayne Phillips leads the Super Senior Division at 3-over-par by three strokes over fellow PGA Life Member Michael Versuk. The Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Bill Sautter is in third place, four behind the leader.

Two amateurs from the first round advanced to the final round to compete for low amateur honors and the Marotto Medal on Monday, June 3, alongside the PGA Professional field. Corey Katzen and Neil Spence both sit at 2-over-par, followed by Josh Feldschnieder at 3-over-par.

View the full 38th Burlington Classic Pro-Am leaderboard by clicking here.

The 38th Burlington Classic Pro-Am is supported by Burlington Country Club, WSFS Bank, Jani-King and the PGA Tour. The Philadelphia PGA Section and its PGA of America Golf Professionals thank our partners, Burlington C.C., its membership, management, staff, host PGA of America Golf Professional Mike Mack, Tournament Chair John M. Hanuscin, and the entire 2024 Burlington Classic Pro-Am Committee, as the event would not have been possible without their support.

The next Philadelphia PGA Rolex / The Haverford Trust Company Player of the Year tournament is the Conestoga Classic, which is also the third Silvercrest Cup qualifier of the season, on Monday, June 17, at Conestoga Country Club in Lancaster, Pa.

About the Burlington Classic Pro-Am
The Burlington Classic Pro-Am was founded in 1986 by Mike Mack, PGA, Joe Fattorini, Leroy Peacock, Rex McWilliams, Chip Miller, George Hilt, and Donald “Butch” Eckman. The event quickly became one of the most popular events on the Philadelphia PGA Section’s tournament calendar, and is now a Philadelphia PGA Rolex / The Haverford Trust Company Player of the Year Points Event.

About the Philadelphia PGA Section
The Philadelphia PGA Section, covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, is one of 41 geographical managing entities of the PGA of America. This Section manages nearly 900 PGA of America Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.

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