Teams Announced For The 2014 Hannon Cup Matches

Georg HannonThe Hannon Cup Association recently announced the teams for the 2014 Hannon Cup Matches.  These matches feature a Ryder Cup style competition between local professionals and amateurs.  2014 will mark the 16th year of these matches and the amateurs currently lead 8-7 in the series.  For more information about the Hannon Cup Association, click here.

The competition will be held October 20-21 at Great Hills Country Club and viewing is open to the public.

In looking over the rosters, it is difficult to predict the outcome of this year’s matches because of the strength of the players on both sides.  For the professionals, long time PGA Tour player Omar Uresti certainly looms large as well as Lonny Alexander and Brian Marini who have excellent records in these matches.

The amateur team has several players that have won all the local amateur tournaments including the Harvey Penick Invitational, Men’s City Championships, the Firecracker Open.  They have also done well at the state level and participated in numerous USGA events.  The roster is packed with for collegiate players.

Professional Team

Rick Arnett, Captain
Wes Short, Assistant Captain
Lonny Alexander
Rufus Brijalba
Chessy Carr
Brandon Dixon
Taylor Kush
Brian Marini
Philip Miranda
Travis Nelson
Kyle O’Brian
Wes Skaggs
Greg Slosson
Omar Uresti
Steve Veriato
David Von Hoffman

Amateur Team

Chris Hartenstein, Captain
Matt Riley, Assistant Captain
Robert Washburn, Assistant Captain
Mike Allen
Ian Ball
Chris Benestante
Grady Bruce
Michael Cooper
Jonathan Davidson
Robert Evans
Tim Hamm
Erik Henson
Dean Lunquist
Keith Lunquist
Brian Noonan
Steve Paterson
Riley Pumphrey


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