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Steven Arnold
Club: Yardley Country Club
Age: 22
Compher Cup record: 1st appearance
2006 accomplishments: The Villanova University senior fired a 1-under-par 139 to win the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup at Philmont CC … captured the 100th Silver Cross Award with the low aggregate score of 279 in the qualifying rounds of the Amateur Championship and the two rounds of the Patterson Cup… … advanced to the round of 32 at the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC … finished alone in second place in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings.

Mike Danner
Club: Lu Lu Country Club
Age: 33
Compher Cup record: 1st appearance
2006 accomplishments: Registered a 10-over-par (72-80) 152 to tie for third place with Bill Murray of Merchantville CC in the Middle-Amateur Championship at Commonwealth National GC … advanced to the semifinals of 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC … Top 10 finish in the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings … top 25 finish in the Silver Cross Standings.

Robert Galbreath, Jr.
Club: Huntingdon Valley CC
Age: 15
Compher Cup record: 1st appearance
2006 accomplishments: Named Junior Player of the Year for a second consecutive year after registering 617.5 points to break his 555 Junior POY point record in 2005… took the 21st Francis X. Hussey Championship with playing partner Eric Chipin of Philmont CC with a 5-under-par 66 … finished tied for eighth place with Doug Zelner of Coatesville CC in the Silver Cross standings … fired a 1-under-par 70 at Sandy Run CC to finish tied for second at the 22nd Jock MacKenzie Memorial tournament with Michael Kania of Overbrook GC … ended up in a tie for 13th place at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup … made match play at the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC … qualified for match play in the Junior Boys’ Championship at Philadelphia CC.

Brian Gillespie (Team Captain)
Club: St. Davids GC
Age: 31
Compher Cup record: 6th appearance (1-4-0 individual, 2-2-1 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: First Appearance as Compher Cup captain … advanced to the semifinals of the Amateur Championship before falling to fellow Compher Cup teammate Mike Danner of Lu Lu CC, 2 and 1 … tied for forth at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup… tied for fifth in the Silver Cross Award standings … 2001 Amateur Champion … 2003 Amateur finalist ... played in 2005 British Amateur.

Chris Lange
Club: Overbrook Golf Club
Age: 52
Compher Cup record: 22nd appearance (10-8-3 individual, 16-2-3 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: Won the 2006 Middle-Amateur Championship at Commonwealth National GC with a 6-over-par 148 to become the first individual to capture consecutive Middle-Amateur Championship titles in the tournament’s 23 years … tied for seventh place with a 2-over-par (73-71) 144 at the 102nd Open Championship at Llanerch CC … finished alone in fifth place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

Chip Lutz
Club: LedgeRock Golf Club
Age: 52

Compher Cup record: 6th appearance (2-2-1 individual, 3-2-0 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: Finished in second place at the 2006 Middle-Amateur Championship at Commonwealth National GC with a 7-over-par 149, a shot behind champion Chris Lange of Overbrook GC … finished alone in ninth place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

Michael McDermott
Club: Merion GC
Age: 32
Compher Cup record: 4th appearance (2-1-0 individual, 2-0-1 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: A former two-time William Hyndman, III Player of the Year, McDermott finished tied for second place at the 104th Patterson Cup with a 4-over-par 141… the two-time Middle-Amateur Champion also finished in the Top 20 for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

Paul Rogowicz
Club: Yardley Country Club
Age: 43
Compher Cup record: 1st appearance
2006 accomplishments: Was the runner-up in the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC after falling, 5&3, to Amateur Champion and Player of the Year Kyle Davis of Fieldstone GC … tied for sixth place with Chris Gallagher of Penn Oaks GC at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup at Philmont CC (North/South courses) … finished alone in fourth place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award… finished tied for fifth place in the Silver Cross standings.

Brian Rothaus
Club: Philmont Country Club
Age: 51
Compher Cup record: 4th appearance (1-2-0 individual, 1-0-2 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: Made it to the quarterfinals of the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC before falling to the eventual champion and William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Kyle Davis of Fieldstone GC … tied for 15th place at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup … finished tied for 13th place at the Mid-Amateur Championship at Commonwealth National GC… Top 20 finish in William Hyndman, III Player of the Year standings.

Glenn Smeraglio
Club: Yardley Country Club
Age: 47
Compher Cup record: 7th appearance (3-3-0 individual, 3-3-0 better-ball)
2006 accomplishments: Won the 2nd annual Marston Cup at Whitemarsh Valley CC with a 5-under-par 67… finished tied for sixth place at the Middle-Amateur Championship at Commonwealth National GC… made match play at the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC … finished tied for 15th place at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup … tied for 10th place in the Silver Cross standings … finished in 12th place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

Conrad Von Borsig
Club: Concord Country Club
Age: 20
Compher Cup record: 1st appearance
2006 accomplishments: The sophomore at the University of Virginia won the 5th Deeg Sezna Four-Ball with partner Freddy Henriquez with an 8-under-par 63 … made it to the quarterfinals of the 106th Amateur Championship at Torresdale-Frankford CC before falling to eventual runner-up Paul Rogowicz … finished tied for eight place at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup … ended up in second place in the Silver Cross Standings… finished in eighth place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

Doug Zelner
Club: Coatesville Country Club
Age: 45
Compher Cup record: 4th appearance (3-0-0 individual, 0-1-2 better-ball))
2006 accomplishments: Finished tied for eight place at the 104th Joseph H. Patterson Cup … tied for eighth place with Robert Galbreath, Jr. of Huntingdon Valley CC in the Silver Cross standings … finished in 12th place for the William Hyndman, III Player of the Year Award.

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