Golf Bucks County

By Bob Oliver

Middletown Country Club

Middletown is a compact 80 acres of challenging golf, with rolling hills and large specimen trees that have watched many golfers travel its fairways over time. It has retained its old time feel with tees and greens in close proximity, allowing golfers to walk the course if they choose.

The Traveling Golfer

With host Tony Leodora will travel both near and far to bring viewers a look at some of the most spectacular golf destinations in the world!


Herr opens collegiate career

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Erica Herr opened her collegiate career for Wake Forest University with a 53rd place finish in the Powerade Cougar Classic in South Carolina. The two-time Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association State Girls Champion carded a 76-73-75--224 54 hole total.

Herr compiled an outstanding high school career at Council Rock North, claiming the 2 PIAA titles in addition to a Pennsylvania State Girls Championship and competed in the 2013 United States Women's Open. The freshman is playing this week in the Lady Paladine Championship at Furman University.

YCC Ladies Member-Guest

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Karen Klemp captained the team of Barbara Brown, Kathy Johnson and Janine Nicolich to the gross division championship of the Yardley Country Club's Women's Member Guest. The foursome recorded a 155 finish.


In the net division, Diane Juergensen, Judy Pendergast, Sharon Grisswinger and Diane Dufresne earned top honors.

OVLGA remembers Kitty Boychuck

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The Oxford Valley Ladies Golf Association ventured away from its home course, playing at Neshaminy Valley in the memory of former travel committee chair Kitty Boychuck, who passed away last year.


The "Traveling with Kitty" event was captured by Carol Poust and Charlotte Downs who tied for low honors ahead of Mary Kleckner, Mary Spicer and Alice Jackson. Gert Duratz and Rita Julian rounded out the top seven finishers. Lola Felsburg was the long drive winner, while Spicer earned closed to the pin honors.

Oxford Valley "Blind Net Foursome"

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The team of Mary Spicer, Marie Robertson, Wilma Nini and Joan Thompson captured the Oxford Valley Ladies League "Blind Net Foursome" Tournament at Oxford Valley Golf Club.


Robertson posted a 30, Nini a 31, Thompson a 33 and Spicer a 36 for a 130 total and  earn the win.


Cush, Charity win Middletown Ladies Event

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Belinda Cush of the Fairways Golf Club claimed low gross honors of the A Flight of the Middletown Ladies Golf League Invitational, outdistancing Mary Scaramuzzo of the host club and Deerwood's Marie Gorlaski. Middletown's Joan Saxman claimed the net title ahead of Barbara Duca of Melrose and Oxford Valley's Carol Poust.


While the golf was great, the big winner on the day was charity. The event contributed $1,300 to "A Women's Place" in Newtown.