|Rhodes, Pagana Share Top Spot in NCPGA Senior Event|
|June 24, 2009|
|By Jeff Ranck|
Wellsboro, Pa - Alan Rhodes of the Mill Race Golf Club and John Pagana of the Susquehanna Valley Country Club each posted three over par 75 here today on the Tyoga Golf Club to share medalist honors in the third event in the NCPGA Summer Senior Tournament Series. Carl Stackhouse, also of Mill Race and winner of the first two events in the five-tournament series, finished third, two shots back with 77.
The top finishers in both the 50-65 (Senior Division) and 65 and over (Super Senior Division) will earn points in addition to merchandise gift certificates in the Tyoga Golf Club pro shop. It was the third event of the five tournament series. The next Senior Series Event will be at Bucknell Golf Club on July 23rd. The top four cumulative point getters through the summer in each division will be invited to play in the NCPGA Amateur Championship on September 12th and 13th at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club and will compete for the season Senior and Super Senior Title.
Net Prizes were also awarded in each division.
The NCPGA is a non-profit organization of member golf clubs dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the game of golf in North Central Pennsylvania. Founded in 1981, the association conducts a highly successful junior tour, men’s and women’s amateur championships, a senior tournament series, U.S. Open local qualifying and provides handicapping services to member clubs which is the major source of revenue to the association. NCPGA volunteers also rate golf courses and conduct educational seminars for handicap chairmen, rules clinics and supports the USGA Turf Advisory Program.
Participating clubs in the NCPGA are Bucknell G.C., Lewisburg,; Shade Mountain G.C., Middleburg; Susquehanna Valley C.C., Hummels Wharf; Corey Creek Country Club, Mansfield; Tyoga Country Club, Wellsboro; Wynding Brook Golf Club., Milton; White Deer G.C., Allenwood; Belles Springs G.C., Mackeyville; Clinton Country Club, Lock Haven; Eagles Mere Country Club, Eagles Mere; Mill Race Golf Club, Benton; Liberty Valley Golf Club, Danville; Lewistown Country Club, Lewistown; Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club, Elysburg; Nittany Country Club, State College; Timber Trails Golf Club, Pocono Pines; Pocono Manor Golf Club, Pocono Manor, and Williamsport Country Club, Williamsport.
NCPGA Senior Series
Hosted by: Tyoga CC
Al Rhodes, Mill Race GC - 36-39--75
Carl Stackhouse, Mill Race - 37-40--77
Bill Snyder Jr., Bucknell GC - 41-42--83
Larry Knouse, Shade Mt. GC - 43-44--87
Dave Lauer, Shade Mt. GC - 44-45--89
Steve Berlin, Bucknell GC - 48-42--90
Gary Keefer, Bucknell GC - 46-44--90
Paul Dubendorf, Bucknell Golf Club - 44-46--90
Daniel Swank, Bucknell GC - 47-45--92
Mitchell Chernin, Bucknell GC - 48-45--93
Dave Taylor, Shade Mt. GC - 45-52--97
Frank Hoffman, Bucknell GC - 52-48--100
John Pagana, Susquehanna Valley CC - 36-39--75
Robert Thompson, Shade Mt GC - 39-42--81
Jerry Beaver, Shade Mt GC - 43-42--85
Jim Zellers, Bucknell Golf Club - 45-42--87
Larry Zink, Shade Mt. GC - 38-51--89
Sid Troutman, Shade Mt. GC - 47-43--90
Barry Miller, Shade Mt. GC - 46-44--90
Paul St. Germain, Mill Race GC - 45-45--90
Tom Smith, Belles Springs GC - 43-47--90
Park McKissick Jr, Bucknell GC - 45-46--91
Lynn Troutman, Shade Mt GC - 48-45--93
Terry Forshey, Shade Mountain GC - 50-45--95
Pete Godfrey, Bucknell GC - 51-46--97
Men 70 & older
Robert Bucher, Bucknell GC - 39-47--86
Boyd Mertz, Bucknell GC - 42-47--89
John Arbogast, Bucknell GC - 45-50--95
Earl Cornelius, Bucknell GC - 55-55--110
Allen Yearick, Bucknell GC - 54-57--111