Nwide prepares for NE Pennsylvania Classic

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Nationwide TourMOSCOW, Penn. ' The Nationwide Tour heads to the Keystone State this week for the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic, which will contested on a new course this year.
 
Last year, Justin Bolli birdied two of the last three holes to move past Richard Johnson and Patrick Sheehan for the title. It was Bolli's second win on tour.
 
Bolli is on the PGA Tour this year and played his way into the FedEx Cup playoffs so he will not defend his crown.
 
However, four past champions will tee it up this week. Jeff Hart (2000), Jason Hill (2001), D.A. Points (2004) ad Craig Bowden (2006) will compete this week. Points and Bowden needed playoffs to win this event, the only two playoffs in tournament history.
 
The first eight years of this tournament the event was contested at Glenmaura National Golf Club. The event now shifts to Elmhurst Country Club, designed in 1929 by legendary architect Donald Ross.
 
There is no television this week. The tour moves to Utah next week for the Utah Championship, where Franklin Langham won last year.
 
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