Misun Cho Wins the Inaugural Challenge at Musket Ridge

Shoots 11-Under Par in Symetra Tour “The Road to the LPGA” Event

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Contact: Damon DeVito 434-817-4570 or ddevito@affinitymanagement.com  

MYERSVILLE, MD – August 27, 2012 – Misun Cho won the inaugural Challenge at Musket Ridge yesterday with an overall 11-under 205 to clinch the win in a competitive field of over 130 Symetra Tour players. She defeated runner-up Sarah Brown by just one stroke for her third-career Symetra Tour victory.

Damon DeVito, Managing Director of Affinity Management (www.affinitymanagement.com), which runs Musket Ridge, stated, “Affinity congratulates Misun Cho on her victory in the first Challenge at Musket Ridge. We wish to thank all the volunteers, sponsors and players that made this event possible.”

The Challenge at Musket Ridge (www.challengeatmusketridge.com) is a new event on the schedule for the LPGA’s Symetra Tour and one of sixteen official tournaments played in 2012. It is currently the only women’s professional golf event in Maryland. Portions of the proceeds from the tournament will be donated to support women’s and children’s charities in Frederick County.

“Musket Ridge Golf Club proved to be a tremendous test for our members,” said Chris Osche, Director – Sales & Marketing for the Symetra Tour, who managed the event. “The entire staff of Musket Ridge Golf Club and Affinity Management went out of their way to provide an exceptional experience to our members, sponsors, volunteers, and fans. We are thrilled with the results of the inaugural Challenge at Musket Ridge.”

The Symetra Tour – the Road to the LPGA - is the official developmental tour of the LPGA. Entering its 32nd competitive season in 2012, its mission is to prepare the world’s best young women professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. With more than 500 alumnae moving on to the LPGA, former Symetra Tour players have won a total of 362 LPGA titles, including 39 major championships. Follow the Symetra Tour on the web at www.SymetraTour.com.

Affinity Management advises, manages and owns private clubs, golf courses, equestrian facilities and other member-based businesses. Affinity has helped clubs in twenty-six states since 1997. Contact Affinity at www.affinitymanagement.com or 434-817-4570.

Musket Ridge has been one of Golfweek’s top ten courses in Maryland for seven consecutive years and was recently named the #2 Public Course Within an Hour of Congressional CC by Golf Digest. Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge has been called “Maryland’s Best New Event Venue” and is the only zero food waste facility on the East Coast. For more information about Musket Ridge Golf Club, please visit www.musketridge.com or call 301-293-9930.