Westampton, N.J. (June 5, 2022) — PGA Professionals Jeff Fick, Moselem Springs Golf Club in Fleetwood, Pa., and Ross Brown of Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter, Pa., led their team of amateur partners Jeff Hatcher, Mark Cardis, and Mark Evans to victory in the 36th Burlington Classic Pro-Am presented by WSFS Bank.
On a beautiful day where temperatures approached 80 degrees, the winning team combined for four net eagles and 18 net birdies in the two net best balls of five format, finishing with a net team score of 114, 26-under-par, to better PGA Professionals Bill Sautter, Philadelphia Cricket Club; and J.T. Wambold, Yardley C.C.; and amateurs Lee Madden, Robert Martin, and Mike Cristinzio by one stroke. Eight teams tied for third at 22-under-par, but the team including PGA Professionals Jeff Herb, Waynesborough C.C.; and Jeb Boyle, amateurs Craig Roberts, Andrew Georgel, and Pat Boyle; took solo third in a scorecard playoff.
Four low amateurs from the first round advanced to the final round compete for low amateur honors and the Marotto Medal on Monday, June 7, alongside the PGA Professional field. Corey Katzen leads the amateurs at 1-under-par, followed by Jason Gawlak, Rudy Cislak, and Anthony Manto at 3-over-par.
The individual PGA Professional event will also conclude on Monday, and Braden Shattuck of Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa., leads the field after turning in a blistering 9-under-par 61 for his first round to lead Chris Krueger, Kings Creek Country Club, and Parks Price, C.C. of York, by four strokes. Bob Lennon, Wilmington C.C.; Mike Tobiason, Deerfield; and Ross Brown, Fox Hill C.C.; are tied for fourth place at 4-under-par. The low PGA Professional will be awarded the Mike Mack Cup, which was introduced for the first time at last year’s event.
Lennon’s first round 66 put him at the top of the Senior Division, leading Merion G.C.’s Terry Hertzog by one stroke. Rob Rohrbach, Foxchase G.C.; is in third at 3-under-par, two behind Lennon, while Rich Steinmetz, Spring Ford C.C.; and Dave Quinn, Laurel Creek C.C., are tied for fourth at 2-under, three behind the PGA Member from Wilmington.
PGA Life Member Michael Versuk leads the Super Senior Division at 7-over-par, leading Joe Ambrose, Saucon Valley C.C. by two strokes.
The 36th Burlington Classic Pro-Am is supported by Burlington Country Club, WSFS Bank, adidas, and Jani-King. The Philadelphia PGA Section and its PGA Professionals thank our partners, Burlington C.C., its membership, management, staff, host PGA Professional Mike Mack, Tournament Chair John M. Hanuscin, and the entire 2022 Burlington Classic Pro-Am Committee, as the event would not have been possible without their support.
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The next Philadelphia PGA Rolex / The Haverford Trust Company Player of the Year tournament is the Philadelphia Senior PGA Professional Championships presented by Cadillac on June 13-14 at Medford Village C.C.
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 Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.
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