Northern Ohio PGAAfter a three year run by the West Team, the East Team relied on a strong performance during the singles matches to reclaim the Northern Ohio PGA’s 2020 Assistants Cup, played September 24-25 at Sand Ridge Golf Club.

Captains Mark Sierak and Robb Schulze guided their team to a 5.5 to 2.5 victory during the singles matches for a final score of East 9 points to West 7 points.

2020 NOPGA Assistants Cup Team East
Team East

With its 15th year in the books, the East-West Assistants Cup tradition continues to be a highlight on the Section calendar. This Ryder cup style event features the top eight Assistant Club Professionals from the East and West sides of the Northern Ohio PGA.

2020 East-West Assistants Cup Matches

Sponsored By: Mike Shaughnessy
Presented By: Adidas / Antigua / Ahead
Sand Ridge Golf Club, Chardon, Ohio
Thursday-Friday, September 24-25, 2020

East Team:

Captain, Mark Sierak (Barrington GC)/Robb Schulze (NOGA)
Collin Slattery (The Country Club), Jordan Paolini (Shaker CC), Adam Lewicki (Portage CC), Patrick Milkovich (Canterbury GC), Collin McEndree (Club Walden), Kelcey Eberle (Congress Lake Club), Sean McGuire (Pepper Pike Club), Tyler McHugh (Fox Den GC)

West Team:

Captain, Eric Morgan (Plum Brook CC)
Cory Kumpf (Brookside CC), John Powers (Bowling Green St), Darin de Lelys (Westfield CC), Derek Smith (Red Tail CC), Mark Scott Jr (Westfield CC), Ian Haidle (Shady Hollow CC), Michael Balcar (Brandywine CC), Asa Donaldson (Shawnee CC)

Round #1 – Fourball Matches

Kumpf/ Scott def. McEndree/Eberlee – 6&5
Micklovich/Paolini def. Donaldson/Haidle – 1up
Lewicki/Slattery def. de Lelys/Smith – 3&1
McHugh/McGuire vs. Powers/Balcar – Halved

Fourball Total = East -2.5 West- 1.5

Round #2 – Foursomes Matches

Eberle/Lewicki def. Kumpf/Scott – 2&1
Haidle/de Lelys def. Milkovich/McGuire – 5&4
Donaldson/Smith def. McEndree/Paolini – 2&1
Powers/Balcar def. Slattery/McHugh – 3&2

Foursome Total = West – 3 East – 1

Round #3 – Single Matches

McHugh def. Kumpf – 1 up
Jordan Paolini def. Mark Scott Jr. – 3&2
Ian Haidle def. Collin McEndree – 3&2
Darin de Lelys def. Patrick Milkovich – 1 up
Kelcey Eberle def. Derek Smith – 2&1
Adam Lewicki def. Asa Donaldson – 5&3
Sean McGuire def. Michael Balcar – 4&3
John Powers VS Collin Slattery – Halved

Singles Total = East – 5.5 West – 2.5

Final Results: East – 9 West – 7

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