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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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Caprio, DeTemple Advance to VA Senior Am Quarter-Finals
UPDATED: August 28, 2015

Michael Caprio won his quarter-final match over Frank Moore (Chesapeake) 5 and 4, but fell to Suffolk's George Reifler 2-down in the semi-finals. Peter DeTemple was defeated by Yorktown's Jim Gallagher 3 and 1 in the quarterfinals. David Partridge won the title by defeating Gallagher on the 20th hole in the semi-finals, then winning 2-up over Reifler in the finals.

Michael Caprio (Arlington, Reston National) and Peter DeTemple (California, MD, Old Hickory GC) each won two matches Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Virginia Senior Amateur being conducted August 24-28 at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club in Virginia Beach. Caprio was last year's runner-up, losing to Keith Decker in in the finals 1-down. Yesterday, Caprio survived two close matches in defeating Mike Krulich (Roanoke) 1-up, then going 19 holes to defeat Rick LaReau (Richmond). DeTemple defeated Mike MacDonald (Richmond) 4 and 3, then edged Springfield's Buddy Patch 1-up in the second round. Patch won his opening match 3 and 1 over Jeff Fleishman (Williamsburg). Dick Blackburn (Belle Haven CC) defeated Vinnie Giles 7 and 5 in the opening round but fell to David Pulk (Williamsburg) 2 and 1 in the second round. Mark Rallas also advanced to the second round by defeating John Steele (Westwood CC) 6 and 4 but lost to Frank Moore (Virginia Beach) 3 and 1. John Hoffman (Westfields GC) and Tom Grady (Shenandoah Valley GC) also qualified for match play but fell in the opening round. The quarter- and semi-finals will be played today with the finals scheduled for Friday.
For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Walker-Vigotsy Win Northern Virginia Senior 4-Ball
August 3, 2015

Last year at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, Laurel Hill's Eddie Walker and John "Boney" Hoffman were one of six teams which Walker_Vigotskyplayed off for the Northern Viginia Senior Four Ball championship, eventually losing on the fifth extra hole. This year Hoffman teamed with long-time playing partner Wes Lovelace from their days at Evergrren CC, so Walker teamed with a long-time friend from their days at Chantilly National, Tim Vigotsky, now a member at RTJ. The Army Navy CC Fairfax layout proved to be a good match for the Walker - Vigotsky pairing as they edged out three other teams to win this year's title by one shot. Playing the Red and White nines, Vigotsky got things going on their second hole of the shotgun start - a birdie at the Red's par 3 ninth. Another Vigotsky birdie at the White's par 4 ninth set up what Vigotsky called the key hole their round - a 10-foot par save by Walker on their 13th hole. Another Vigotsky birdie at their 14th hole put them at 3 under followed by his fourth birdie of the day on the Red's par five sixth hole - their 17th hole of the day. Walker then made a 3 1/2 foot birdie putt on their final hole for a 5-under 67 which proved to be the difference as three other teams shot 4-under 68s: Harry Thomas- Bill Stout (Washington Golf), Dayton Slater - Mike Nicewarner (Shenandoah Valley), and Alan Tinder - Trey Carson (Army Navy). Two teams tied for fifth with 69 - Peter Jacobi (Army Navy) - Tom Flory (Green Hills Club) and Doug Banks - Gary Honey (Trump National).

The Northern Sections would like to thank the Army Navy Country Club, Director of Golf Greg Scott, PGA, Fairfax Head Professional Keith Beaver and their staff for their hospitality and support.
Pictured (L to R): Walker, Tournament Director Don Jeanes, Vigotsky
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Northern Virginia Senior 4-Ball Visits Army Navy - Fairfax Monday
August 2, 2015

Thirty-four teams tee off Monday in the 23rd edition of the Northern Virginia Senior Four Ball championship at the Army Navy CC in Fairfax. The noon shotgun start will produce new champions as defending champions Mark Boedicker and Mark Rallas are not entered. 2013 champions Bob Harwick (Chantilly National) and John Steele (Westwood) are in the field as is 2011-2012 champion Bill Sout, teaming with fellow Washington Golf member, and current Senior Am champion, Harry Thomas. Stout won in 2011-2012 with Stan Williams. Pairings


Lughermo-Cipriano Win Chantilly 4-Ball - Johnson-Zampedro, Albus-Stewart Senior Winners
July 27, 2015

Dave Lughermo and Jeremias Cipriano won the Chantilly National Invitational with four-ball scores of 65-71-136. Chris Hoffman and Don McClintock were second with 68-70-138, while Brian Hill and Trey Treadwell finished third, shooting 70-69-139. Dave Johnson and Jon Zampedro won the Senior division on rounds of 67-71-138, winning by two strokes over Harry Thomas and Leon Roday, who had a pair of 70s for 140. The teams of Mark Rallas - Mark Vandegrift and Andy Heye - Rich Buckner tied for third with 141. Bob Albus and Dave Stewart captured the Super Senior division with 73-72-145. Results


In Case You Missed It
July 27, 2015

Reining US Senior Amateur champion Pat Tallent (Vienna) and Bob Morris (Great Falls) tied for third in the Middle Atlantic Senior Amateur held at Keswick GC's Full Cry Course in Keswick, VA, July 20-21. Williamsburg's Dave Pulk won the championship. Dick Blackburn (Alexandria) finished second in the Super-Senior division, two shots back of winner Tom Hackett (Powhatan, VA). Jon Abbett (McLean) was third while three other area golfers tied for tenth - Arlington's Peter Jacobi and Lynn Wessman and Burke's Don Jeanes.

Scott Shingler (Haymarket) was the second-low amateur (and tied for sixth overall) with four-under 69-71-72-212 in the Delta Dental State Open Championship held at the Ballyhack GC in Roanoke, VA July 16-18. Jimmy Delp (Arlington) tied for fourth-low amateur (and tenth overall) with one-under 71-72-72-215. The tournament was won by professional Lanto Griffin (Blacksburg).


Chantilly National 4-Ball Entry Available
July 16, 2015

The Chantilly National Golf & Country Club 2015 Four Ball Invitational is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday July 25th & 26th. The tournament has open, senior and super senior divisions and is a VSGA Points Rankings event. Entry Form


Jon Abbett State Super Senior Champion - Martin Runner-up in 70-74 Age Division
July 10, 2015

Jon Abbett captured his first VSGA championship Abbettin the Super Senior Amateur (65-69 age division) by defeating Dick Blackburn (Belle Haven) 3 and 2 in the finals today at The Homestead's Cascades course. Steady golf with eight pars and a birdie on the front nine gave Abbett a 3 up lead at the turn. Two birdies on the back, including one at the closing par-five 16th, coupled with a lone bogey on the card at the 12th, was enough to give Abbett (Trump National) the victory over Blackburn, who won the Super Seniors division at the Senior Stroke Play championship last year. In the 70-74 age division, Barrett Cawood (Moneta, VA) defeated Army Navy's Walt Martin 3 and 2 the finals. For complete results see www.VSGA.org
Pictured: Abbett (www.VSGA.org)


Harwicks Win Middle Atlantic Father-Son
July 10, 2015

Chantilly National's Bob and Tim Harwick shot 33-33-66 yesterday to win the Middle Atlantic Father-Son tournament at the CC of Woodmore in Mitchellville, MD. Bob, the father, had five birdies and Tim, the son, added another for their 6-under total. Bob has three Northern Virginia titles - twice in the Northern Virginia Four-Ball (1989 with Tim Krouse and 1987 with Chuck Arias), and more recently won the senior version of the 4-ball with John Steele in 2013. Tim is a senior at Virginia Tech. For full results see www.middleatlanticga.org


Blackburn, Abbett in All-NOVA State Super Senior Final - Martin in 70-74 Age Division Final
July 9, 2015

Dick Blackburn (Belle Haven) and Jon Abbett (Trump National) advanced to Friday's final match in the VSGA Super Senior Amateur championship at the Homestead's Cascades course. Blackburn defeated Fairfax's Mike Brown 2 and 1 in this morning's quarterfinals, then won 3 and 2 over Jim Coleman in the afternoon's semifinals. Coleman had defeated Burke's Don Jeanes 5 and 4 in the quarterfinals. Jeanes was the medalist in qualifying, including a second round 67 which consisted of 16 pars, one birdie and a hole-in-one. In the lower bracket, Abbett went 20 holes in the morning round before defeating Chips Wooddy, then defeated Shenandoah Valley's Tom Grady 2 up in the semis. Grady had defeated Ron Janicki 1 up in the quarterfinals.

In the 70-74 division, Army Navy's Walt Martin reached the finals by defeating Tony Aguiar 3 and 2 in the morning round, then won again by the same margin over Marvin Taylor in the afternoon. He will face Barrett Cawood who upset Army Navy's Peter Jacobi 5 and 3 in the opening round. River Bend's David Stewart fell to Stan Fischer 1 down in the opening round. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Jeanes Low Qualifier in State Super Senior Am - Jacobi Low for 70-74 Age Division
July 8, 2015

Don Jeanes (Heritage Hunt CC) shot 73-67 for an even-par 140 tojeanes lead the 65-69 age division qualifying round of the VSGA Super Senior Amateur championship being played at The Homestead's Cascades course. Jeanes' second round 67 was the low round in qualifying as he gained the top seed in match play which begins Thursday. Tom Grady (Shenandoah Valley GC) had 71-70-141 for the second seed, while three other area golfers qualified for the 8 spots in match play. Mike Brown (CC of Fairfax) was fourth with 74-78 and Dick Blackburn (Belle Haven CC) and Jon Abbett (Trump National) tied for fifth with 155.

In the 70-74 division, Army Navy's Peter Jacobi was low qualifier with 72-69-141. River Bend's Dave Stewart and Army Navy's Walt Martin also qualified for match play with 150 and 151 respectively. The quarterfinal and semifinal matches will be played Thursday with the finals scheduled for Friday. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Maclain Huge Wins Virginia State Am
July 4, 2015

Maclain Huge captured the 102nd Virginia State Amateur with a 4 and 3 win over Mark Lawrence Jr. Hugein the scheduled 36-hole final yesterday at Farmington CC in Charlottesville. Huge (Loudoun CC) quickly went 5-up after nine holes, held a 4-up lead after 18, but then saw his lead shrink to 2-up after the 13th hole in the afternoon round. Birdies on the next two holes, however, sealed the victory over Lawrence, who had just won his third staright VSGA Junior Match Play championship last week. Huge is a rising senior at Virginia Tech where he will be co-captain of the golf team. He was named to the ACC All-Academic Men's Golf Team in 2013 and won the Washington Metropolitan Amateur that year as well. All of Huge's five wins in the tournament came against players playing collegiate golf this fall, including medalist Addison Coll (Washington GCC). For complete results see www.VSGA.org
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Huge in Finals at State Am Against Lawrence
July 2, 2015

Virginia Tech senior Maclain Huge (Loudoun CC) advanced to Friday's finals of the Virginia State Golf Association's Amateur Championship at Farmington CC in Charlottesville with a 2 and 1 victory over Washington Golf's Addison Coll in toady's semifinals. Huge had earlier survived extra holes in a win over Adam Ball in the quarterfinals. Coll had advanced to the semifibnals with a 2 and 1 win over Dylan Jenson in the quarterfinals. Huge will face Mark Lawrence, Jr. who won his third consecutive VSGA Junior Matchplay championship last week. Lawrence defeated Keith Decker in the semis 2 and 1 after Decker had elimated Evergreen's Scott Shinger on the 21st hole with a chip-in birdie in the quarterfinals. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Coll, Shingler, Huge Advance in State Am
July 2, 2015

Area golfers Addison Coll (Washington GCC), Scott Shingler (Evergreen CC) and Maclain Huge (Loudoun CC) advanced to today's quarterfinals of the Virginia State Golf Association's Amateur Championship at Farmington CC in Charlottesville. Each won two matches yesterday with each being taken to the 18th hole in one of their matches. Coll defeated 1757 GC's Brandon Yoon in the morning round 4 and 3, then won over Philip Mahone 2-up ib the afternoon round. Shingler had his toughest match of the day in the first round, getting by Laurel Hill's Jimmy Delp 1-up, then defeated Justin Young 3 and 2 in the second round. Huge also won 1-up in the morning round over Tyler Guliksen before defeating Matthew DiSalvo 4 and 2 in round 2. Jon Hurst (Fredericksburg CC) defeated Trey Treadwell (Piedmont CC) 5 and 4 in the first round before falling the Dylan Jensen on the 19th hole. Zach Henry (Shenandoah Valley) won his opening round 1-up over Michael Mead, Jr. 1-up before losing to Mark Lawrence Jr. 2 and 1. In this morning's quarterfinals, Coll will face Jensen, Shingler will face Keith Decker and Huge will play Adam Ball. The semifinals is scheduled for this afternoon with the finals on Friday. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Addison Coll Medalist at State Am - Shingler 2nd Seed
July 1, 2015

Reigning Metropolitan Amateur champion Addison Coll (Washington GCC) is the top seed entering today's start of match play in the Virginia State Golf Association's Amateur Championship being conducted at Farmington CC in Charlottesville this week. Coll followed an opening 69 with 66 for a 5-under 135 to edge Evergreen's Scott Shingler by one shot. Shinger, the 2011 champion, had 66-70-136 to capture the second seed. Maclain Huge (Loudoun GCC) is the fifth seed with 70-70-140. Jimmy Delp (Laurel Hill) and Brandon Yoon (1757 GC) survived a six-way playoff for the last four of 32 spots to also make match play. Delp will face Shingler in the opening round and Yoon will play Coll. Other area players to make match play include Jon Hurst (Fredericksburg CC), Trey Treadwell (Piedmont), Zack Henry (Shenandoah Vally), and recent Northern Virginia Amateur champion Ryan Douglass (River Creek Club). The first two rounds of match play will be today, followed by the quarter- and semi-finals tomorrow, with the finals on Friday. For complete results see www.VSGA.org


Northern Virginia Senior 4-Ball Entry Available
June 22, 2015

The Northern Virginia Senior Four-Ball championship will be held at Army Navy CC (Fairfax) on Monday, August 3rd. The tournament is open to all male senior golfers, 55 and older, who are residents of Virginia an have an established USGA handicap at a VSGA club (or eClub). Mark Rallas and Mark Boedicker are the defending champions. Additional information is available on the entry form.


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