Golf News for Friday, July 5, 2013 | Tournaments

Lookaway Golf Course in Buckingham, Pennsylvania hosts Brewer Cup

BUCKINGHAM, Pa. -- The Brewer Cup, a three-day golf event named for O. Gordon Brewer, a two-time US Senior Amateur Champion will be held at Lookaway Golf Club from July 8-10. A Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) event, the tournament has two divisions, Seniors age 55 and above; and Super Seniors, age 65 and above. Seniors and Super Seniors must have a USGA index of 7.0 or less. The format is 18-hole individual gross stroke play qualifying on first day.

For the first day the field of 100 players will consist of those entered and those exempt players who have entered. For the second day 16 players will qualify for match play in the Senior Division, while 8 players will qualify for match play in the Super-Senior Division.

The Brewer Cup golfers will face the challenge of the 7,000-yard championship Lookaway golf course designed by nationally renowned architect Rees Jones, and acclaimed by Golf Digest as one of their top rated Pennsylvania courses. The prizes will go to the Senior division winner, runner-up and semi-finalists; and Super Senior division, winner and runner-up.

About Lookaway Golf Club
By being devoted to the game of golf and its future golfers, the club in recent years has been host to PGA sanctioned events such as the 2007 Philadelphia Section PGA Head Professional Championship and the 2012 Philadelphia Section Pro Presidents Tournament; the PA Golf Association's 2010 Sigel Amateur Match Play Championship; as well as the 2008 Philadelphia Open Championship by the Golf Association of Philadelphia and the 2006 Christman Cup, a Junior GAP event.

Lookaway members also held a tournament which raised $50,000 for Philadelphia's chapter of The First Tee program - the largest sum raised for The First Tee by any private golf club in the U.S. The First Tee program is a nationwide educational program that helps today's youth develop character- building skills through the game. Additionally, the club is the home course for the Golf Team of Central Bucks East High School.