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Welcome to your local source for Northern Virginia amateur golf. Our goal is to promote and report on area amateur events as well those at the state or national level which involve golfers from the Northern Virginia area. The site includes tournament schedules and results, as well as reference links for courses in the VSGA Northern Sections and major golf associations. In addition, archival information is provided for all championships conducted by the Northern Sections, to include Past Champions and tournament summaries/results, since their inception in 1971. Please help further enhance this site by contacting us with suggestions or results of events not covered.

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Tallent - Decker Successfully Defend VSGA Senior 4-Ball - Patch-DeRisio Fifth
May 22, 2015

The fact that Pat Tallent (Vienna) and Keith Decker (Martinsville) won the VSGA Senior Four-Ball last year was enough to make them favorites going into this year's event held May 20-21 at the Federal Club in Glen Allen. Since last year's victory, however, Decker went on to defend both his VSGA Senior Amateur and Senior Stroke Play titles and Tallent captured the biggest senior title of all - the USGA Senior Amateur, so you could have called them prohibitive favorites. They birdied nine holes in the opening round, including a stretch of 6 in 7 holes, but coupled with 3 bogies, they found themselves 2 shots behind Skip Zobel (Virginia Beach) and Dave Pulk (Williamsburg), who shot an opening round 8-under 64. Paired together in the final round, Tallent and Decker caught Zobel and Fulk on the 12th hole with their fifth birdie of the day, only to fall a shot behind when Zobel - Fulk birdied the 15th. A Tallent - Decker birdie at the 17th pulled them even again where both teams finished at 12 under 132, with Tallent - Decker shooting another 66 and Zobel - Fulk closing with 68. Tallent then made an 8 - footer for birdie on the first playoff hole to win the title for a second year in a row with Decker. Springfield GCC's Buddy Patch and Dan DeRisio shot 5 under 139 (68-71) to finish fifth, while two area teams tied for seventh at 141 - South Riding GC's Phil McQuitty and Ross Robinson (71-70), and Westwood CC's Tim Krouse and John Steele (69-72). For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Miller-Beach Capture VSGA Four-Ball - Marfori-Mason Fourth
May 10, 2015

Kevin Miller (Charlottesville) and Ben Beach (Glen Allen) won the 50th VSGA Four-Ball conducted at Fawn Lake CC May 8-9. The duo posted 13-under 131 on rounds of 66-65 for a one shot victory over the teams of Dave Pulk - Nathan Dean (Willamsburg) and Jerry Burton (Gordonsville) - Herbie Sargent (Dayton). Three teams with contestants from Northern Virginia had top-ten finishes. Brian Marfori (Fairfax) and Craig Mason (Lorton) had 67-67-134 to finish fourth, Scott Shingler (Haymarket) and Justin Young (Roanoke) tied for fifth with 67-68-135, and Dan Hosek (Alexandria) - Jim Nirich (Catlett) tied for ninth with 68-69-137. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Dilli/Storck Win MAGA Senior 4-Ball Over Vigotsky/Krouse - Stout/Rasley Win Super Seniors
May 8, 2015

Tim Dilli (Baltimore CC) and Larry Storck (Hayfields) tied Tim Vigotsky (RTJ) and Tim Krouse (Westwood) with 7-under 65 at Evergreen CC yesterday in the Middle Atlantic Senior Four-Ball, then won in a playoff. Chantilly National's John Steele and Bob Harwick tied for third with 66. Springfield's Phil Goldberg and Joe Johnson tied for fifth with 67. Bill Stout Washington Golf) and Dave Rasley (Chaparel Pines) won the Super-Senior Four-Ball with 10-under 62. Two teams from River Bend tied for fourth at 68 - Bob Albus/Sam Hawkins and Dave Stewart/Terry Bracy. For complete results, see www.WMGAGOLF.org


Army Navy Captures VSGA Club Championship
April 29, 2015

Army Navy CC won the 73rd edition of the VSGA Club Championship conducted yesterday at The Foundry Golf Club in Powhatan, with it's two Four-Ball teams combining for an 11-under total of 133. The revitalized event drew 43 teams requiring morning and afternoon shotgun starts. Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club also finished at 11-under, but Army Navy's back-nine totals decided the winner. Kevin Dillard and Fred Widicus shot 7-under 65 while Army Navy's PGA Director of Golf, Greg Scott, and partner Steven Galing added a 68. Piedmont's team of Brian Agee-Brian Hill (65) and Scott Gilchrist-Trey Treadwell (70) finished at 135 for a tie for fourth place. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Hosek/Nirich, Krulich/DeTemple Lead Qualifiers at Augustine for State 4-Balls
April 29, 2015

Dan Hosek (Ft. Belvoir) and Jim Nirich (Stonewall) shot 1-under 70 yesterday at Augustine GC to lead six teams which qualified for the VSGA Four-Ball Stroke Play Championship at Fawn Lake on May 8-9. Brian Hood and Steve Lovelace from Lee's Hill tied Herndon's Steve Castro and Craig Sabo with 71 for second.

Old Hickory's Peter DeTemple and Mike Krulich shot 3-under 68 to lead the qualifying for the VSGA Senior Four-Ball Championship to be played May 20-21 at the Federal Club. Five teams tied for second at 71, to include Northern Virginia's Frank O'Hara and Brad Love (Trump National), Lynn Wessman and Peter Jacobi (Army Navy), Bob Cunningham and Rob Keith (Chantilly National) and Tim Krouse and John Steele (Westwood). For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Griffin/Yates, Morgan/Allen Low Qualifiers for State 4-Balls
April 22, 2015

Shenandoah Valley's Dean Griffith and Danny Yates shot 3-under 69 at Raspberry Falls GHC yesterday to lead local qualifiers for the VSGA Four-Ball Stroke Play Championship to be conducted May 8-9 at Fawn Lake CC. Brandon Burns and Francesco Romano (Raspberry Falls) tied the teams of Brian Marfori (Chantilly National) - Craig Mason (1757 Club) and Westwood's Tim Krouse - Steve Moseley for 2nd with 2-under 70. Eleven teams qualified from Raspberry Falls with another local qualifier scheduled at Augustine GC on April 28.

Keith Morgan (Lansdowne) and Richard Allen (1757 Club) led the 10 teams which qualified for the VSGA Senior Four-Ball Championship to be played May 20-21 at the Federal Club. Morgan and Allen recorded a 5-under 67, three better than defending Northern Virginia Senior Four-Ball champions Mark Boedicker and Mark Rallas (Raspberry Falls) and Piedmont's Steve Brown and Scott Gilchrist. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Piedmont Wins First A-Team Championship- Defeats Chantilly National in Finals
April 18, 2015

When Chantilly National won their semifinal match Saturday over Washington Golf, the story line for the finals was set - to which team would the phrase "the third time is the charm" best apply? PiedmontThe Piedmont Club had made it to the finals twice before, last year against Belle Haven and in 2007 against Loudoun, but had never won the title. Would their third shot at the championship be the charm? Chantilly National CC, on the other hand, had tied Army Navy for the most A-Team titles - seven - when they last won in 2002. They had advanced to the finals twice since then, in 2003 against International and again in 2010 against Evergreen, but could not surpass Army Navy on either occasion. Would the third try in 2015 be the charm? This year the phrase best fit Piedmont, who became the 17th different winner in the 45 years of the event with a 13.5 to 4.5 victory over Chantilly. The teams of Chad Hess - Randy Newsome and Trey Treadwell - Ryan Karnoff each won three points at home giving Piedmont a 6.5 to 2.5 advantage. At Chantilly, where the matches started approximately 60 minutes later, wins on the front nine by the teams of Scott Gilchrist - Ken Wood and Chris Martin - James Tomaseski pulled Piedmont to within one point of the victory, which Gilchrist and Wood clinched when they closed out the back nine and secured their three points.
For complete results of all the matches in the finals see the A-Team page.

Pictured - A-Team Champions The Piedmont Club (L to R):Ken Wood; James Tomaseski; Chris Martin; Scott Purpura; PGA Professional; Scott Gilchrist and Rich Sobonya
Not pictured: Brian Hill, Gary Gallagher, Chad Hess, Randy Newsome, Trey Treadwell, Ryan Karnoff

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Piedmont Advances to Finals of A-Team Championship - Washington Golf, Chantilly in Remaining SemiFinal
Updated: April 18, 2015

Chantilly defeated Washington Golf 11-7 and will face Piedmont in the finals

Piedmont advanced to the A-Team Championship finals by defeating Army Navy 11 to 7 in Saturday's quarterfinal match, then winning against Raspberry Falls by the same score in the semifinals Sunday. Raspberry Falls had advanced to the semis with a 12.5 to 5.5 win over South Riding. Piedmont was the only team in the eight-club payoffs which was not undefeated, capturing the eighth-seed as a wildcard. They will await the winner of the semifinal match between Washington Golf and Chantilly which will be played next Saturday. Chantilly advanced with a quarterfinal win over Winchester 11.5 to 6.5 while Washington Golf narrowly defeated International 10-8, aided by a 9-0 sweep at home. The finals are scheduled for next Sunday.
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Hurst, Delp Teams Qualify for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball
April 4, 2015

Two of the three qualifying spots available at Spring Creek GC for the inaugual U.S. Amateur Four-Ball were captured by teams which included Northern Virginia golfers. Jon Hurst (Fredericksburg) teamed with Martinsville's Keith Decker to shoot 6-under 66 on the Gordonsville layout to finish one shot behind low-qualifiers Kent Crumes and Jason Gwenby of Birmingham, AL. Jimmy Delp (Arlington) partnered with Ben Keefer from Glen Allen to shoot 4-under 68 and capture third. The U.S. Amateur Four-Ball will be played at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, CA, April 30-May 6. For complete qualifying results, see www.VSGA.org


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