Greensburg’s Dave Denezza, the 2008 WPGA Senior Amateur champion, won the Pennsylvania Senior Amateur at Huntsville GC in Shavertown on August 3-4 with 72-69–141, beating Saucon Valley’s Tom Bartolocci by two strokes.
Other area golfers in the top ten were John Benson, Punxsutawney, 147, fifth, Don Erickson, III, DuBois, 148, eighth, plus Paul Schlachter, Bridgeville, and Bob Allshouse, Greensburg, 149, tied for tenth. For details, go to www.pagolf.org.
2009 is another season where area golfers have repeated wins in Pennsylvania Golf Association championships. Nathan Smith has won the Jay Sigel Match Play and the Pennsylvania Amateur. Schlachter won the Jay Sigel Match Play Senior Amateur, plus Denezza’s win in the Senior Amateur.
The Pennsylvania Open will be played at Oakmont, August 10-12.