The final round of the 36 hole Zoar Memorial Amateur Championship was played under nearly perfect conditions Sunday at Zoar Golf Club.
Aaron Crewse of Green (pictured above) emerged as the 2017 Champion after backing up his first round score of 69 with a Sunday 70 for a 139 total.
Jacob Appleby from North Canton, last year’s champion, finished second with a two day total of 142.
Mitch Levengood (New Philadelphia) and Darren Phipps (Stow) tied for third at even par 144.
Ian Hardesty (Chardon) and Eric Crone (Dover) were tied 5th at 146.
Coleman Lamp (St. Marys, WV) and Josh Anderson (New Albany) were next at 147.
Brad Baker from Warsaw successfully defended his Senior title with a total of 148. Baker’s score was two strokes better than Mark Ciccarello (Cleveland) who finished second.
Jeff Sparks (Cincinnati) was third at 151.
Randy Crider (Brunswick) was fourth at 153 while George Allen (Champion) had a 155 and John Holzapfel from Canton was sixth place at 156.
The next event on our 2017 schedule is the Zoar Senior Amateur Championship on Saturday, June 10th.
2017 Zoar Memorial Championship
Zoar Golf Club
May 27 – 28, 2017
1st 139 Aaron Crewse (Green) $600
2nd 142 Jacob Appleby (No. Canton) $400
T-3rd 144 Mitch Levengood (New Philadelphia), Darren Phipps (Stow) $ 250
T-5th 146 Ian Hardesty (Chardon), Eric Crone (Dover) $125
T-7th 147 Coleman Lamp (St. Marys, WVa), Josh Anderson (New Albany) $55
148 Tim Hepner (Dover), Patrick Shultz (Akron)
150 Dylan Tucker (Strasburg), Rob Schustrich (Windham)
151 Nate Garwood (Delaware)
152 Aaron Shanklin (Sugarcreek), Taylor Rising (Stow)
153 Wes Gilland (New Philadelphia)
156 Brian Beebe (Uniontown), Rob Loomis (Akron)
157 Jordan Grubb (No. Canton)
158 Matt Gasser (New Philadelphia),Dave Miller (Beach City)
159 Steven Nutter (St. Marys, WVa.)
160 Mark Johnson (Akron), Mike Koreski (Parkersburg, WVa.)
164 Brandt Harbert (Green)
166 Joey Vincent (Mineral Wells, WVa.)
170 Dustin Buehler (Akron), Sammy DiMeo (Akron)
76-DNS Matt Frey (Brecksville)
NC Dan Terry (Brunswick), Steve Weaver (Strasburg)
DNS Nick Testa
DNS Mark Andrews
1st 148 Brad Baker (Warsaw) $300
2nd 150 Mark Ciccarello (Cleveland) $200
3rd 150 Jeff Sparks (Cincinnati) $150
4th 153 Randy Crider (Brunswick) $100
5th George Allen (Champion) $80
6th 156 John Holzapfel (Canton) $70
157 John Perkowski (Dover)
158 John Sibla (Dover)
162 Dan Harrington (Myrtle Beach, NC)
163 Steven Tischler (Westlake)
165 Bob Briggs (New Philadelphia)
166 Dave Clark (St.CLairsville)
169 Eric Levengood (New Philadelphia)
171 Vince Amicone (Dover)
172 Todd Gardner (Baltic)