As we went into the final team match, four teams stood tied at the top of the Philadelphia Cup. Merion 1, Huntingdon Valley 1, Philadelphia Cricket 1, and Wilmington 1 all stood with 2 wins and 1 loss. Huntingdon Valley faced Wilmington in the final match of the season, winning the match 6-1. Merion played Philadelphia Cricket in the final match. This was all tied up 3-3 with the deciding match between Kerry Rutan (Philadelphia Cricket) and Catherine Elliott (Merion) going to the 21st hole, where Elliott pulled out the victory.
The winner of the Philadelphia Cup is not decided by individual wins/losses as the other Cups are. Huntingdon Valley and Merion will meet in a playoff today (Thursday, May 10) at Old York Road Country Club to determine the winner.
Good luck to all the players!