The Puttle ® Championship / Allentown Brew Works Cask Beer Fest 2014 / Champions
Derek Marushak -- Golfer division, 22
Katie Burns -- Non-golfer division, 24
The 2014 Puttle Championship held during the Allentown Brew Works Cask Beer Fest in March was decided on the last putt of the tourney. Katie Burns in the Non-Golfer Category posted a 1 on her last putt for a total of 24. Good enough to win by just one point. In the Golfer Category, Derek Marushak of Allentown held on with a low score of 22 to take honors. Both received the coveted "Tankard" for the year along with $100 prize money, and a Standard Puttle Kit, of course.
The proceeds of all the entry fees allowed a donation of over $100 to the Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton chapters of the Boys + Girls Clubs.
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The Puttle ® Championship / Allentown Brew Works Cask Beer Fest 2013 / Champions
Edward Ponikvar -- Golfer division, 19
John Paul Coyle Sr.-- Non-golfer division, 24
The 2013 Puttle Championship was held Saturday, March 16, during the Cask Beer Fest at the Allentown Brew Works. While experiencing both excellent cask beers and other sundry delights, competitors wagered to the bottom of the barrel for the right to hoist "The Tankard". John Paul Coyle Sr. (above on the left) won in the Non-Golfer Division with a the low score of 24 and Edward Ponkivar (above on the right) won in the Golfer Division with a blistering score of 19. Two 5's on Ed's card prevented him for challenging the current world record of 14. Both John and Ed received their respective Tankard, but also walked away with a Standard Puttle Kit, the famous Puttle Pin lanyard and each pocketed $50 in cold, Puttle cash.
The entry fees for those who participated was donated to the Boys+Girls Clubs of the LV. A total of $75 was distributed to the three locations.
All photographs courtesy of Alexander Crane of the Brew Works
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The Puttle ® Tour / Philadelphia 2012 / Champions
Brian Wiggins -- Golfer division, 21
Michael Andreano -- Non-golfer division, 25
The Lehigh Valley Puttle Open and Winter KidFest 2012 is as simple as the game itself; for children and their families to have some indoor fun while helping to raise funds for their local schools and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Lehigh Valley. Puttle® is an fun, simple, but competitive putting game anyone can play, especially children.
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The Puttle ® Tour / Philadelphia 2011 / Champions
The Puttle® Tour
The Puttle® Tour Champions 2011, John Pascucci, left, and Justin Rost, right, proudly display their individual "Tankard" award as winners in both the Non-Golfer and Golfer category respectively. John carded a 34 to take the Non-Golfer category and Justin took top honors with a score of 26 in the Golfer category. Congratulations! The Puttle Tour / Philadelphia 2011 contributed over $150 to a local charity.
THE 2011 LEHIGH VALLEY MAYORAL PUTTLE® CHALLENGE
The Mayoral Puttle® Challenge held during the Great Allentown (Cask) Beer Festival was won by Allentown councilman Michael Donovan, shown below, holding the coveted Mayoral Puttle® Challenge Mug along with his trusty putter. The competition during the festivities included over 30 entrants with their the proceeds donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of the Lehigh Valley.
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The 2010 Winners!
Held Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Allentown Brew Works
Golfer Division: 22 (-5) -- David Barber of Orwigsburg PA
Non-Golfer Division: 31 (+4) -- Dana Haykin of Forks Township PA
The Tale of The Tankard: 2010 Puttle Tour Non-Golfer Champion Dana Haykin, proudly displays The Puttle Tour Championship Tankard during a recent family outing to ride Thomas the Tank. Assisting in her efforts are sons, Ashton, left, wearing the Championship ribbon and holding the Tankard. Far right, Mrs. Haykin informs the conductor of what precious cargo Thomas the Tank is carrying. Son Ethan is on the right. Photo by Mr Haykin.
2010 Puttle Tour Golfer Champion David Barber celebrating with The Tankard after winning
Best of Show at the Stoney Creek Homebrewers Amateur Brewing Championship.
LEHIGH VALLEY MAYORAL PUTTLE® CHALLENGE / 2010 RESULTS
Mayor John Callahan defeated Mayor Ed Pawlowski by one stroke with a 34 (+7)
Below, Mayor John Callahan of Bethelehem PA displays his heartfelt appreciation upon his one stroke victory.