Meadia Heights Golf Club

History

Junior Golf Lineage and History

Jim Furyk – PGA Tour Wins – Over $58 Million Dollars Won on the PGA Tour

Golf Illustrated, August 1927

1927 Golf Illustrated article written about Meadia Heights – Click to view PDF

1995 Las Vegas Invitational 1996 United Airlines Hawaiian 1998 1999 Las Vegas Invitational 1999 Doral-Ryder Open 2001 2002 Memorial Tournament 2003 U.S. Open 2003 Buick Open 2005 Cialis Western Open 2006 Wachovia Championship 2006 Canadian Open  2007 Canadian Open 2010 Transitions Championship 2010 Verizon Heritage 2010 The Tour Championship

KJ Stutz – 4 year letter winner at Old Dominion. 1990 LANCO Am Champion, 1999 Gittlen Champion, and LANCO Player of the Year.  2013 Meadia Heights Club Champion, which brings his total to 11!

Dan Walters – 2 time D2 All-American at Rollins College in Florida,  Asst. Golf Coach at Wake Forest UniversityWalters was a two-time PING first team All-American.  Walters recorded five collegiate victories and was a three-time Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar. 2004 – 2006 LANCO Player of the Year, 2005 LANCO Am Champion, 2004, 2006, 2008 LANCO Open Champion, 2006 Gittlen Champion

Chase Duncan – AJGA All-American, Letter winner at NC State.  2007 Gittlen Champion.  Chase was named Lead Instructor of the Wildwood Green Golf Academy at Wildwood Green Golf Club in Raleigh. November of 2009 Chase was given the opportunity to take his teaching to one of the best new facilities in North Carolina, the Lonnie Poole Golf Course at N.C. State University.

Pete Toole – 2 Time All-State, 2 Time Letter winner at Virginia Commonwealth & University of Maryland. 2001 PA Amateur Champion, 2001 Gap Amateur Runner Up, 2005 PA State Pub links, 2006 US Amateur Qualifier, 2001 LANCO Player of the Year

Corey Gast – 4 x PSAC all conference, 2 x D2 Atlantic All Region, Honorable Mention PING All-American. Senior season, 74.3 scoring average with 11 top 10 finishes in 13 tournaments with 3 wins at Millersville University. 2009, 2011, 2013 LANCO Match Play Champion.  Multiple Meadia Heights Club Championships.

Matt Burkhart – 3 x All-Conference and All-Region at Messiah College.  2009 MAC Rookie of the Year and 2009, 2010 Player of the Year.  In 3 years at Messiah he has amassed 14 wins in 38 starts.  2011 PA State Am runner up.

Craig Hornberger – 2012 PA State HS Champion, 2010 – 2012 District III HS Champion.  2012 Lanco Player of the Year.  Full Scholarship to Campbell University.

Kirby Martin – Graduated from the Professional Golf Management Program of New Mexico State University – 1994

Interned for Bob Ford at Oakmont Country Club in 1993 and returned after graduation to work for Bob for the remainder of the year and the 1994 USGA Open

  • Winter 1995 Outside Services – PGA National Golf Club, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Summer 1996, 1997 Assistant Professional – Wakonda Club, Des Moines, IA
  • Winter 1996, 1997 – Assistant Professional – Woodhaven Country Club – Palm Desert, CA
  • 1998-1999 Assistant Professional – Meadia Heights GC
  • 1998 Class A PGA Professional
  • 2000 – Current – Director of Competitions for the Golf Association of Philadelphia
  • 2013 – Regained Amateur Status – Available for any and all member-guests

Winner of the Pro-Am at Toftrees in 1998, and holder of the Meadia “Old” course record of 63.

He has officiated at the 2005 USGA Amateur, 2012 USGA State Team Championship, 2012 USGA Senior Amateur, 2013 USGA Open. In the coming years he hopes to add the 2014 USGA Mid-Amateur at Saucon Valley CC, 2015 USGA Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club, 2016 USGA Mid-Amateur at Stonewall.

Jeff Ritter – An accomplished coach, author and motivational speaker, Jeff Ritter is recognized for his unique approach to teaching the game.

A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff’s articles appear in Golf Digest Magazine, GolfWRX, Golf Tips Magazine, Golf Punk Magazine in the United Kingdom, The A Position, POP Golf Magazine Mexico, GolfLogix and the Arizona Republic. He has also been seen and heard on ESPN, FOX Sports, FOX Sports Radio, Sirius XM Radio and The Golf Channel. In 2010 Jeff was named by Golf Digest Magazine as one of the Best Young Teachers in America and by Golf Tips Magazine as one of the Top 25 Teachers in America.