Zahringer, Eaton Win Second Round Matches; Tilley and Hoffman Come Up Short
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Rumson, N.J. – After two days of grueling match play golf, Gene Yang became the 37th winner of the MGA/MetLife Boys Championship, and just the first player in MGA history to hold both the MGA Boys and MGA Junior titles in the same year.
Rumson, N.J. – Rounds one and two of 2005 MGA/MetLife Boys Championship at Rumson Country Club in Rumson, NJ were completed today leaving just four boys left vying for the title. Max Bichsel, Rand Araskog, Gene Yang and Brian Murphy will play tomorrow for the championship.
Ron Vannelli, Metuchen def. Patrick Pierson, Minisceongo, 38 holes
Locust Valley, N.Y. - Fifty-seven year old Ron Vannelli of Metuchen CC in N.J. became what is believed to be the oldest champion in Met Amateur history today after defeating Patrick Pierson from Minisceongo 1 up on the second extra hole of the 36-hole final of the MGA Amateur Championship at The Creek in Locust Valley, NY.