On October 24th at Glen Echo CC the squad from Joachim GC won the 21st playing of the Metropolitan Cup with a 4-2 triumph over the team from Meadowbrook CC. Joachim is only the third public facility and first 9-hole facility to win the Cup in this their 15th year of playing in the championship.
Joachim entered the playoffs as the #1 seed and thus received a first round bye. They then defeated the teams from Norwood Hills CC and Quincy CC to set up the final match against Meadowbrook.
In singles play at Glen Echo, Eli Grant of Meadowbrook beat Zach Decker 2 & 1, Nathan Picarella (J) and Steve Shuert halved, Bryan Waites defeated Meadowbrook’s Scott Mannis, and Buddy Allen and Meadowbrook Head Professional Craig Liddle halved. The Joachim teams of Bill Scott-Mike Domenick and Bruce Thomas-Robert Smith both won their four-ball matches to give Joachim the win.
For complete match results go to www.metga.org