Episcopal Academy junior Trey Croney and his dad Kenneth Croney Jr. were the top local finishers as the Golf Association of Philadelphia staged its Father & Son (Younger) event Thursday at St. Davids Golf Club.
The Croneys, playing out of Overbrook Golf Club posted a 77 over the 6,229-yard, par-70 St. Davids layout to finish tied for 11th in the junior division of the alternate-shot event.
The title went to Tatnall School sophomore Davis Mitchell and his dad Randy, who carded a sparkling 3-under 67 that left the Wilmington Country Club entry three shots clear of the field.
Three local teams were among the group in a tie for 14th at 78. They included Rolling Green Golf Club’s Quinn Dolan, a junior at Bonner-Prendergast, and his dad Kevin, the Merion Golf Club pair of son Peter Dissinger and his dad Donald, and The Springhaven Club’s Thomas Chizauskie and his dad Christopher, playing out of Concord Country Club.
Aronimink Golf Club’s Michael Walsh III and his dad Patrick were at 82 and Garnet Valley senior John Concannon and his dad Jack, playing out of Concord, posted an 84.
In the junior-junior division, the Aronimink duo of Bill Civitella and dad Billy finished in a tie for fourth with a 77. The junior-junior title went to Jacob Hanzel and his dad Edward as the Running Deer Golf Club duo came in with a 73 to finish three shots ahead of the field.
Some of the other top local finishers in the junior-junior division included: The Golf Course at Glen Mills pair of Heyward George and dad Brad with an 83; Llanerch Country Club’s Joseph Morganti and dad Joe with an 84; Richard Patton Jr. and dad Austin Patton of Concord with an 87; Jack Burton of Overbrook and dad Dennis of Stonewall with a 92; Llanerch’s Thomas Castaldi and dad Michael with a 95; Concord’s Robbie Moses and dad Rob with a 98; Aronimink’s Jeff Fialko and dad Jack with a 99; and Brian Deppen of Skippack Golf Club and dad Brendan of Paxon Hollow Country Club with a 101