Philadelphia Section PGA History By Decade

1943 Charity match for the Red Cross at the Bala Golf Club.

12 Professionals, 12 Men Amateurs, 12 Ladies. Team captains – Leo Diegel, Woody Platt and Glenna Vare.(left to right front row) Howard Everitt, Billy Hyndman, Bud Lewis, George Fazio, Sydney Allman, Clarence Ehresman, Marty Lyons, Ted Bickel, Jr., Chick Rutan, Jimmy D但ngelo, Nancy Wilson, Annette Coar, Platt, Diegel, Mrs. Harold Waterworth, Helen Sigel, Mrs. Ralph Seltzer and George Smith.

(left to right back row) Ted Johnston, Willard Goeckler, Griff Boardman, Max Marston, Jimmy McHale, Duff McCullough, Red Cross, Jug McSpaden, Red Cross Chairman, Ralph Gardner, Red Cross, Helen Raynor, Sonny Fraser, Vare, Elaine Swope, Mrs. Sam Byrd, Steve Grady, Dorothy Germain, Sam Byrd, Mrs. T.E. Webster and Jane Hamilton.

For the full story, click the link below to “Section History 1940 – 1949” and click or scroll down to 1943.

1958 Marty Lyons and Llanerch Country Club hosted
the first PGA Championship contested at stroke play.

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