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  1. North/South/East/West Xtra: Rainy period hurts golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... without cart paths had to close." Less so for private courses, however. Oakmont County Club director of golf Bob Ford called July's rain "mind boggling," but said his course's use of caddies prevented lost rounds. But with no cart paths, the 3 ...


  2. Richard E. Fuhrer / Insurance exec's other passion was golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... the rough, even though the grass was still high for the tournament. "He was pretty passionate about Oakmont," said Bob Ford, the club's longtime head golf professional. "He almost got into fistfight with P.J. Boatwright. That was Dick Fuhrer. He ...


  3. Shields overcomes heat and late-round glitches to win Tri-State PGA championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 |

    ... in the event. Traci, Richard von Tacky of Green Acres Golf Club, Joe Boros of Treesdale Golf and Country Club, and Bob Ford of Oakmont Country Club rounded out the top five. Barry Evans of Berry Hills Country Club and Jason Martin of Wheeling ...


  4. Tony Traci leads Tri-State PGA tournament after first roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... second day. Twelve other golfers shot below par on the first day, including five who are one stroke off the lead: Bob Ford and Reid Howey of Oakmont Country Club, Joe Boros of Treesdale Golf and Country Club, Michael Papson of Valley Brook and Kevin ...


  5. Kupniewski misses cut by 1 stroke in West Penn OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... of the Year, continued his solid streak with an even-par 71 for a 36-hole total of 141 to tie Oakmont head pro Bob Ford for fourth. Prokay and Kupniewski were the co-medalists at The Country Club of Meadville to qualify for the U.S. Amateur. ...


  6. Van Sickle claims lead in West Penn OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 |

    ... Open in 2008, is alone in third at 2-under 140, five shots back. The only other players under par are Oakmont's Bob Ford and Ryan Prokay of Grove City, tied at 141. "I left about four shots out there," said McClellan, who will seek his second West ...


  7. Golf notes SVGC plays Eagle Vines; Open in NapaRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... card off gave Vandeursen the nod for second. The third flight saw Wayne Petersen claim the title with a 66, while Bob Ford grabbed second at 68, and Mike Lipson took home third with a 70. Closest-to-the-pin action saw Jack Powers hit a shot to 12 ...


  8. Three-time Fuhrer winner Knapp, 53, showing he still has itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 |

    ... player in the field, having played in more Fuhrer invitationals than he can remember. Only Oakmont professional Bob Ford has won the tournament more times (4) than Knapp in the 31-year history of the tournament, dating to when it was known as the ...


  9. Frank Fuhrer's rule eliminates many top area golfers from competing in his golf tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 |

    ... list - Shields, Devin Gee of Oakmont and Rob McClellan of Butler Country Club - are banned from competing. So are Bob Ford of Oakmont, Ned Weaver of New Castle, Dan Rodgers of Sewickley Heights and teaching pro Gordon Vietmeier. Joe Boros of ...


  10. Bob Ford: The risk and reward of drafting Joel EmbiidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Taking chances to fulfill great ambition "" which has been the dominant philosophy of the Philadelphia 76ers under general manager Sam Hinkie "" invites two companions along for the ride: great risk and the need for great luck. In Hinkie" s world, the risks are carefully analyzed and calculated, of course.


  11. Stompers start season sweeping PittsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... in fourth by Herb Seidell, Marc Syvester, Gary Routt and Van Vandeursen's 103 total, which matched fifth place Bob Ford, Jerry Kibert, Wayne Petersen and John Grillos. Closest-to-the-pin action saw Leon Valle conquer the fourth with a shot to 23 ...


  12. Head pro at New Castle turns things around in Tri-State OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... himself in position to become only the second player to win the tournament in three different decades (Oakmont's Bob Ford did it in four decades). Usually, Toscano watches the second day of the tournament with his friends from the club's deck that ...


  13. Golf notebook: Wildwood's 18th hole a beastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... difficult in the conditions that nobody made birdie and only four players made par. Friend was one of them. So was Bob Ford, Oakmont's director of golf, and amateur Sean Knapp, who got up and down from the right greenside bunker. Treesdale ...


  14. Treesdale's Boros qualifies for U.S. Senior OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    ... the last hole and get to 3 under, that might get close. Turns out, 1 under was enough." Oakmont's director of golf Bob Ford bogeyed the final hole to finish at 72, two shots back. He was tied for third with seven-time West Penn amateur champion Sean ...


  15. City to spend $744,977 on golf courseRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... improvements. The additional funds will come from a reduced scope of work for Cypress Head's clubhouse. Councilman Bob Ford said flooding problems influenced his decision. "We're constantly having to shut down the driving range, and when I ...


  16. Port Orange to discuss cost options for course renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... greens, Lovallo said. The golf course opened in 1992. "Maintenance has to happen," she said. City Councilman Bob Ford is pleased the city is moving forward with the course work. "Anything you have you should maintain well," he said. "It's time to do ...


  17. Gerry Dulac: New shirt designed to aid posture at work, at playRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 |

    ... at Oakmont CC. The clinic, from 5-7 p.m., is open to girls of all skill levels ages 8-18. Oakmont director of golf Bob Ford, Oakmont head professional Devin Gee, World Golf Hall of Famer Carol Semple Thompson, and other local Tri-State professionals ...


  18. Bob Ford: How Jay Wright has proven to be a perfect fit at VillanovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Apparently, there had been some moves or something. "oeI said, " Arch, did you know they traded Foles?" " Wright said to point guard Ryan Arcidiacono.


  19. Bob Ford: Would Big East be little without Villanova?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 |

    As the Big East finishes up its second season with the conference tournament in New York this week, to be followed by an NCAA tournament in which the league is expected to receive six bids, it's easy to figure things had to turn out this way for the new alliance of schools who remained faithful to basketball. "I think those within the league are not surprised.


  20. Bob Ford: Chicago Little Leaguers pay a heavy priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    The kids just wanted to play baseball. The adults wanted to turn the baseball into something more, something bigger, something too important to be merely a game New Albany, Ind., West Dundee, Ill., Lansing, Ill., and Chicago Rosemoor and all the other teams beaten by Jackie Robinson West on the way to the United States championship of Little League Baseball weren't robbed.