Foursomes Championships


Longue Vue Club, annual host of the Fred Brand Foursomes and Semple Century Foursomes Championships.

The Foursomes Championship was started in 1954 by Jack and Fred Brand, Jr. in honor of their father, Fred Brand, Sr., who was a long-time golf professional at Allegheny Country Club and winer of four West Penn Open Championships. The event consists of thirty-six hole of stroke play of foursomes.

The event has traditionally started the Association's championship season and is our most popular team event. Held every year at Longue Vue Club since 1984, the event became so popular that the Century Division was spun off and is now its own event at Allegheny Country Club where the event was originally played from 1954-1983.

The team of Sean Knapp and Jeff Schroeder have won the event a record eight times. Knapp has also won with Steve Fuhrer (1987-88) and Nathan Smith (2005, 2006, 2008 & 2009). Sean Knapp has been a partner on a winning team fifteen times.

Championship Information


65th Fred Brand Foursomes Championship • May 21, 2018
Longue Vue Club
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The Semple Brothers Foursomes Championship is named in honor of Bud and Dick Semple of Allegheny. The tournament was first played in 1996 as an additional event at the Fred Brand Foursomes Championship. Due to the growing popularity of both events, the Century Foursomes was spun off as its own event and moved to Allegheny Country Club starting in 2004. The Semple began as foursomes format with teammates having a combined age of at least 100. In 2015 the Semple was changed to a senior foursomes championship with eligible teams consisting of players both age 55 and older. The championship will now be played in conjuction with the Fred Brand once again at the same site on the same day.

Don Erickson III and John Benson have teamed to win the event twice, and Benson added another title with Tim Murphy in 2004. David Brown and Sean Knapp have most recently won the championship with back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012. Arnold Cutrell has won the championship on three occasions with three different partners.

23rd Semple Century Foursomes Championship • May 7, 2018
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