City Amateur has a winning field in its 41st annual tournament


Five former winners, including defender Bob Kaestner, will be in the field when the 4lst annual men's Baltimore City Amateur championship is conducted Saturday and Sunday over the West Course at Baltimore Country Club.

Other past titleholders joining Kaestner in the 42-man field will be Henry Blue, Bob Lang, Sheldon Kalish, and David Nocar. The West Course, reworked by Tom Kite and Bob Cupp in 1990, will play at 6,850 yards to a par of 72.

Tee times: 11 a.m. -- Bob Kaestner, David Nocar, Henry Blue. 11:08 -- Adrian Druzgala, Sheldon Kalish, Bob Lang. 11:16 -- Bob Lee, Tim Dilli, Charlie Narciso. 11:24 -- Mike Larson, Jay Stosz, Mickey Abrams. 11:32 -- Bob Bonnell, Tim Walko, Jim Cobb. 11:40 -- Serge Hogg, David Kaplan, Tim Carr. 11:48 -- Paul Steinhardt, Dennis Hresko, Frank Neff. 11:56 -- Rick Sovero, Larry Flowers, Joey Chuasiriporn, 12:04 -- Lee Martinson, Richard Klein, Joe Pugh. 12:12 -- Mark Abeshouse, Nick Angelo, Tom Lynn. 12:20 -- Paul Dittmer, David Dembert, Andy Pataki. 12:28 -- Guy Phelan, Doug Wilson, James Abrams. 12:36 -- Bob Atwell, Greg Ruark, Bob Blue. 12:44 -- Jim Gulley, Burrell Kilmer, Tony Narciso.

U.S. Public Links

David DeGirolamo of Rockville, the lone Maryland entry in the match-play portion of the 70th annual championship last week in Stow, Mass., after shooting 75-71146, won a first-round match, beating Josh McCumber of Middleburg, Fla., 2 and 1, then lost in the second round to David Lee of Clayton, Calif., 2 up.

Busy week

The Glenn Dale Golf Club team of Glen Barrett and Brian

Lehnhard, the defending champions, top a 77-team field for tomorrow's annual Middle Atlantic PGA Pro-Assistant championship at Chantilly National in Centreville, Va.

* Nine Maryland entries are listed for Tuesday's sectional qualifying round of the 95th U.S. Women's Amateur at Columbia CC in Chevy Chase. Twenty-six players will be seeking seven places in the Aug. 7-12 tournament at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.

The state players are Sharon Briggs, Sheila Dagucon, Leigh Farrell, Jane Fitzgerald, Ronda Henderson, Andrea Kraus, Jennifer Lewis, Cindy Peterka, and Jamie Schrier.

* The major portion of the 59th annual Jimmy Flattery Memorial Junior tournament will be held Tuesday-Friday at Hunt Valley Golf Club. Some 150 boys and eight girls will vie for places in a match-play draw for each of three divisions.

* Maryland and Northern Virginia will have six representatives in the 48th U.S. Junior championships, beginning Tuesday in Fargo, N.D. -- Brian Hanczaryk, Crofton; Greg Beavan, Olney; Chris Connolly, Chevy Chase; Yong Joo, Annandale, Va.; Daniel Riskam, Olney, and Nathan Sugar, Rockville.

Junior titlist

Brad Friedlander, 13, of Pikesville and the Suburban Club, won the Boys 13-under title in the annual Bobby Gorin Memorial Junior tournament at Woodmont CC last week. Friedlander, who will be a Pikesville High School freshman in the fall, won the first two holes and went on to defeat Kevin O'Connell, 2 and 1, in the final.

Friedlander had previously won his age group (11-13) with an 84 in the section of the Middle Atlantic PGA Pro-Junior held at Rocky Point GC earlier this month.

This week's schedule

Tomorrow -- Middle Atlantic PGA Pro-Assistant championship, Chantilly National G&CC;, 7:30 a.m.; Tuesday-Friday -- Jimmy Flattery tournament, Hunt Valley GC, 7:30 a.m.; U.S. Women's ++ Amateur qualifying, Columbia CC, 8 a.m. Thursday -- MAPGA Senior Tour, Fort Belvoir GC, Va., 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday -- Baltimore City Amateur, Baltimore CC, 11 a.m.

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