Tim Bomberger has the perfect demeanor for golf. Not too serious. An ability to turn business-like when it’s called for. And the resolve to never get down on himself.
On Tuesday at the par-72, 6,361-yard Lebanon Country Club, Bomberger’s personality served him well.
The Cedar Crest senior was the medalist at the annual Lebanon County Scholastic Golf Championship, and in the process led the Falcons to the team title. Bomberger carded a six-over par 78 over LCC’s testy test and it helped Cedar Crest to an accumulative score of 244, which was ten strokes lower than runner-up Palmyra.
It was the third County team championship in-a-row for Cedar Crest, and Bomberger has been a part of all three.
After going one-over par through his first six holes, Bomberger’s round could’ve gone south after he suffered a double bogey that led to a five-over par total over a four-hole span. But Bomberger righted his ship and went even par over his final eight holes to win it.
Bomberger was buoyed by a birdie at the 398-yard, par-four fourth hole. He also birdied the country club’s 152-yard, par-three 14th.
– Jeff Falk