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Compher Cup Bios

John Brennan
Age: 30
Club: Spring Ford CC
Compher Cup Appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Tied for fourth in the Patterson Cup with a 141 total …finished seventh in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 269.1 points…finished tied for 18th in the Philadelphia Open Championship with a 72 total.

  

Michael Brown
Age: 35
Club: Philadelphia Publinks GA
Compher Cup appearance: Fourth
2008 Accomplishments: Finished 19th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 159.1 points…finished tied for 11th in the Middle-Amateur Championship with a 152 total…finished tied for 20th in the Philadelphia Open Championship with a 72 total…finished tied for 38th in the Patterson Cup with a 149 total.

  

Mike Danner
Age: 35
Club: Lu Lu CC
Compher Cup appearance: Second
2008 Accomplishments: Finished ninth in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 220 points…was a Amateur Championship quarterfinalist…placed fourth in the Silver Cross with a 287 total.

  

James Donnelly
Age: 30
Club: Merion GC
Compher Cup appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Finished seventh in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 252.5 points…was a semifinalist in the Amateur Championship…finished tied for 14th in the Patterson Cup with a 145 total.

  

Chris Esbenshade
Age: 33
Club: Five Ponds GC
Compher Cup appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Finished 16th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 172.5 points… tied for fourth in the Philadelphia Open with a 70 ...finished tied for 37th in the Patterson Cup with a 149 total.

  

Robert Galbreath, Jr.
Age: 17
Club: Huntingdon Valley CC
Compher Cup appearance: Second
2008 Accomplishments: Won third Junior Player of the Year award with 685 points…won the Junior Boys’ Championship, 4&2, over Russell Hartung of Doylestown CC, for a record fourth time.

  

Jeffrey Griest
Age: 22
Club: Waynesborough CC
Compher Cup appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Finished tied for 12th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 190 points…advanced to the second round in the Amateur Championship.

  

Sean Leonard
Age: 35
Club: Tavistock CC
Compher Cup appearance: Second
2008 Accomplishments: Finished 15th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 177.5 points…qualified for match play of the Amateur Championship…placed tied for 13th in the Philadelphia Open Championship with a 71 total…finished tied for 27th in the Patterson Cup with a 147 total.

  

Rand Mendez
Age: 49
Club: Fieldstone GC
Compher Cup appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Finished tied for 12th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 190 points…finished tied for 11th in the Patterson Cup with a 143 total…placed third in the Middle-Amateur Championship with a 148 total.

  

Stephen Seiden
Age: 26
Club: Concord CC
Compher Cup appearance: Second
2008 Accomplishments: Finished 14th in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings with 181.7 points …advanced to the second round in the Amateur Championship…finished tied for 17th in the Patterson Cup with a 145 total…finished tied for eighth in the Middle-Amateur Championship with a 151 total.

  

Glenn Smeraglio
Age: 49
Club: Commonwealth National GC
Compher Cup Appearance: Eighth
2008 Accomplishments: Won Patterson Cup with a 36-hole total of 5-under-par 136 at St. Davids GC and Waynesborough CC…won third Silver Cross Award…was a quarterfinalist in the Amateur Championship… finished second in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award standings with 621.6 points.

  

David West
Age: 49
Club: Whitford CC
Compher Cup Appearance: First
2008 Accomplishments: Finished tied for fourth in the Patterson Cup with a 141 total…tied for sixth in the Philadelphia Open Championship with a 71…finished fifth in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award standings with 335 points.

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