About - The Jon M. Pritsch Cup is played in honor of Jon M. Pritsch, a former competitive New Jersey golfer who had an impressive matchplay record in his junior career, and died tragically in May of 1991 at the age of 17. The Jon M. Pritsch Memorial Fund has raised over $175,000 and given over 100 scholarships to juniors who hope to pursue a career in golf. The Philadelphia and New Jersey Section alternate between hosting sites each year. Next year, the Philadelphia Section will host at Gulph Mills Golf Club. The date is to be determined.
The format for the Cup Matches are as follows: each player plays an individual match and a concurrent four-ball match at the same time. The first year, each hole was worth 18 points for a total of 324. In 2008, both Sections agreed that each individual match and the concurrent four-ball match would be worth 1 point for a total of 18 available points (3 points available in each group, 6 groups total).
2016 - Team Philadelphia won the Pritsch Cup for the second consecutive year after tying Team New Jersey, 9-9 at Hamilton Farm Golf Club.
Team Philadelphia earned the tiebreaker over Team New Jersey due to having won the title the previous year. The defending champion must finish with nine points or better to remain winner. There are a total of 18 points available.
Team New Jersey won the first eight Pritsch Cup tournaments, and Team Philadelphia has won the last two events. The final match between Tiya Chowdary of Team New Jersey and Elizabeth Beeks of Team Philadelphia. was halved on the final hole, sealing the victory for Team Philadelphia.
This Ryder Cup styled event features 12 juniors from the Philadelphia PGA Section and 12 juniors from the New Jersey PGA Section. Each team is made up of the top 10 boys and top two girls in the Junior Player of the Year standings. Six players are chosen from the 13-15 age division and the remaining six in the 16-18 division. The four-ball event plays two individual matches, worth one point each.
Please click on the appropriate year below for archived results: