August 28, 2014
Stoney Point, PA

Editor's note:  July 15, 2015  John Thomas Conners, 77, Altoona, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (Altoona Mirror)


Dr. Tom Connors

The days events

1-Dr Connors provided an informative lecture about the research he has been conducting at his mountain retreat at Stoney Point.  A lot of his information included work he has been doing in conjunction with the Veterans Administration.  He was willing to be very candid in providing his objective insight concerning the testing services of the VA.

2-Thenn in the afternoon, we played in the Member-Guest Golf  Tournament at his Sinking Valley County Club, Dr. Tom Connors and Bill Gaffey from HOOPS  teamed up to finish third in the 70 and over flight.

Sinking Valley Country Club was founded in 1963 and features 18 championship holes nestled among stands of mature hardwood in a peaceful mountain setting.
595 Golf Course Road
Tyrone, PA 16686
Exit 41 of I-99 - Five Miles to Golf Course from Exit
  • Blue tees; 7,032 yards with a slope rating of 137
  • White tees; 6,454 yards with a slope rating of 127
  • Gold tees; 5,461 yards with a slope rating of 131
  • Red tees; 5,353 with a slope rating of 124
Sinking Valley County Club has hosted a number of USGA and WPGA sanctioned events. In 2007, SVCC hosted both the United Sates Amateur Qualifier and Western Pennsylvania Golf Association open qualifier. In 2008, SVCC hosted the WPGA Senior Championship.

After the tournament, camaraderie makes everyone a winner!

Dr. Connors  left with his unusual putter and teammate, Bill Gaffey
Photos by Lynn Brown of Stoney Point Events
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