Brad Westfall – 2016

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PR01341043904Born in Buckhannon, WV in 1964, Westfall was a five-time West Virginia Open Champion (1992, 1994, 2000, 2002, 2003) which is the third most behind Sam Snead and David Bradshaw.  He was the owner of Tygart Lake Golf Course in Grafton, WV where he resided during the latter part of his life with his wife Jody and two daughters, Jenna Beth and Sydney.

Westfall began playing golf regularly in high school where he was the WV High School Individual Champion in 1981 and 1982, his team was the WV High School Team Champion in 1980-1982 and he was named to the All State High School Golf in 1980-1982.

He became a Professional Golfer and was a member of the PGA of America and the Tri-State PGA.  He competed on the NGA Hooters Tour and Nationwide Tour and in 2004 was the Tri-State Frank Fuhrer Champion at Oakmont Country Club.  Brad competed in the West Virginia Open since 1990 and aside from his five winnings, placed in the top 10 seven times, placed in the top 5 three times and was runner-up twice (1993, 2001).

Brad Westfall was honored by the PGA Presidential Council in 2006 by being awarded the Growing the Game Initiative.  He passed away on March 12, 2016 at the age of 52.