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Porter Amateur

Valpo's Jacobs captures Porter Am

Valpo's Jacobs captures Porter Am

VALPARAISO | On Sunday morning, Bob Jacobs was reminded that he shot an 84 in last year’s final round of the Porter Amateur at Valparaiso Country Club after leading the tourney.

September 21, 2014 8:30 pm Photos


Gilbertsen holds off Newton for title

Gilbertsen holds off Newton for title

VALPARAISO | Had there been a giant leader board on the 18th hole at the Valparaiso Country Club, the Porter Amateur might have had a different finish Sunday afternoon.

September 22, 2013 5:00 pm
Achten wins Porter Am in miracle comeback

Achten wins Porter Am in miracle comeback

VALPARAISO | Natalie Achten wasn’t happy with her final round in the ladies championship of the Porter Amateur at Valparaiso Country Club, but with the ordeals she’s gone through, it’s a miracle she is able to golf at all.

September 23, 2012 7:43 pm Photos



Chesterton's Fischer picks up first Porter Am crown

VALPARAISO | A different emotional approach and a swing change helped reverse the fortunes for Chesterton native Chris Fischer.

September 25, 2011 5:00 pm

Fischer sits atop crowded leaderboard at Porter Am

CHESTERTON | Chris Fischer entered Saturday's third round of the Porter Am at The Brassie with an easy-going attitude and walked off the course with the lead.

September 24, 2011 7:00 pm

Jacobs continuing to come of age in Porter Am

VALPARAISO | When Bobby Jacobs steps into the tee box, he hopes his competitors in the Porter Amateur look at him as a fellow golfer as opposed to a 17-year-old kid.

September 17, 2011 7:00 pm

Newton wins Porter Amateur golf tournament

Twenty years ago, at the age of 14, Tom Newton was working in the pro shop at the Valparaiso Country Club. He has been playing the course for much of the past two decades. On Sunday, he walked off the final hole at the VCC to claim his first-ever Porter Amateur trophy.

September 27, 2010 7:00 am

Schwerdt gains slim lead after second round of Porter Amateur

Jason Schwerdt had four birdies during his Sunday round at the Porter Amateur, but the 2001 Valpo grad remembers his 2 on the par-3 17th the most.

September 19, 2010 10:00 pm

Schwerdt, Kramer tied for opening-round lead at Porter Am

Jason Schwerdt has been atop the leaderboard before at the Porter Amateur.

September 18, 2010 10:00 pm
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