Merion Golf Club
Gulph Mills Golf Club
Course photos courtesy of
Jon Cavalier @LinksGems
Joe Bausch, webmaster of the Friends of
Cobb’s Creek Golf Course blog, maintains the
Bausch Collection of golf course photos and
the Bausch Archives at
He teaches chemistry at Villanova University.
John Cavalier, an award-winning golf
course photographer, is an attorney at Cozen
O’Connor who practices labor and employment litigation. A Saint Joseph’s University
alum, he is a Stonewall and Sleepy Hollow
Country Club member.
Dick Conway, a longtime GAP course rating
volunteer, is a member of the 100-person Golf
Magazine panel, which biennially selects the
Top 100 Courses in the world. He is a 45-year
member of Merion Golf Club.
Martin D. Emeno, Jr. is in his 19th season
as GAP Director of Communications and
Operations. A University of Miami alumnus,
he is the editor of GAP Magazine and a
featured correspondent for GAP segments on
Laura Hammond, Executive Director of The
Women’s Golf Association of Philadelphia,
is an eight-time WGAP Women’s Match
Play Championship winner. A Penn State
University alum, she is a member of Penn
Oaks Golf Club.
John Manos is in his sixth season as GAP
Director of Course Rating. A Centenary University and Columbia University alum, he is
a Chester Valley Golf Club member and head
men’s golf coach of Rosemont College.
Robin McCool, a two-time William Hyndman, III Player of the Year and three-time
Silver Cross Award winner, competed in
15 USGA championships. An Arizona State
University alum, he is a 34-year member of
Saucon Valley Country Club.
Michael McDermott, a five-time William
Hyndman, III Player of the Year and multiple
GAP Major winner, has competed in 18 USGA
championships. He is a Merion Golf Club and
Pine Valley Golf Club member.
Tyler Rae, a golf course architect, works with
clubs in 27 states, including 10 within the GAP
region. A Bidermann Golf Club member, he
will establish his solo design firm, based in
Philadelphia, Pa., effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Tony Regina is in his 11th season as GAP
Assistant Communications Director.
A La Salle University alum, he regularly
contributes to GAP Magazine and produces
content for both GAPTV and the GAP