Northern Ohio PGAFor a third consecutive year, Captain Eric Morgan and Team West retain the East-West Assistants Cup. Captain Morgan guided his team to 10.5-5.5 victory at Sand Ridge Golf Club in Chardon, Ohio.

This Ryder cup style event features the top eight Assistant Club Professionals from the East and West Sides of the Northern Ohio PGA. Now in its 14th Year, the East-West Assistants Ohio Cup tradition continues to be a highlight on the Section calendar.


2019 NOPGA East-West Assistants Cup Matches

Sand Ridge Golf Club, Chardon OH
Thursday-Friday, September 26-27, 2019


East Team
Co-Captain- Mark Sierak, Barrington GC
Co-Captain- Robb Schulze, Northern Ohio Golf Association
Pat Milkovich, Canterbury GC
Garrett Korte, Sand Ridge GC
Blake Nienhuis, Canterbury GC
Thomas Lydic, Pepper Pike Club
Tyler McHugh, Fox Den GC
Adam Lewicki, Portage CC
Sam Wilding, Mayfield CC
Collin McEndree, Portage CC

West Team
Captain- Eric Morgan, Plum Brook CC
Cory Kumpf, Brookside GC
John Powers, Bowling Green State U.
Asa Donaldson, Shawnee CC
Ian Haidle, Shady Hollow CC
Mark Scott, Westfield CC
Matt Hill, Westbrook CC
Dave Coleman, Highland Meadows CC
Joey Kurtz, Belmont CC


Round #1 – Fourball Matches
Powers/Scott def. Milkovich/McHugh, 3&2
Lydic/Wilding def. Donaldson/Hill, 2&1
Lewicki/Korte def. Haidle/Kumpf, 4&3
Nienhuis/McEndree def. Coleman/Kurtz, 3&2
East – 3 West- 1

Round #2 – Foursomes Matches
Powers/Scott def. McHugh/Wilding,
Kumpf/Hill vs. Lydic/Milkovich, Halved
Haidle/Donalson def. McEndree/Korte, 1 Up
Coleman/Kurtz def. Nienhuis/Lewicki, 3&2
West-3 ½ East- ½

Round #3 – Single Matches
Kumpf def. McHugh, 3&2
Wilding def. Powers, 3&2
Scott def. Milkovich, 3&1
Korte def. Hill, 5&4
Haidle def. McEndree, 1 up
Coleman def. Lydic, 4&3
Kurtz def. Nienhuis, 2&1
Donaldson def. Lewicki, 3&1
West – 6 East – 2

2019 NOPGA West Team Assistants Cup
The champion West Team from the 2019 NOPGA Assistants Cup.

Final Results: West – 10.5 to East – 5.5

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