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Bill Brenner captures 24th Briarwood East championship

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  • Bill Brenner's 24th Briarwood East title span more than six decades.
  • Brenner needed 39 holes to beat Tyler Harman in the match-play final.

Bill Brenner earned his 24th Briarwood East Golf Club championship over the weekend.

Bill Brenner recently won the Briarwood West Senior Championship.

Brenner won the title in a 36-hole match-play final over Tyler Harman.

Brenner was 3 up through 18 holes and 2 up through 27 holes, before Harman rallied to tie the match after the regulation 36 holes.

The match ended on the 39th hole when Brenner made a par.

Brenner's 24 titles span more than six decades.

Bill Brenner captures another Briarwood golf crown

Brenner defeated Bob Meckley in the quarterfinal (3&2) and Shaun McIntyre in the semifinals (1 up).

Harman advanced to the finals by defeating Sam Berryman in the quarterfinals (3&1) and Clair Stough Jr. in the semifinals (5&3).

Brenner, a six-time York County Amateur champion, had earlier won the 2016 Briarwood West Senior Championship.

OTHER GOLF

WYCAGA to have better-ball event: The Women's York County Amateur Golf Association will hold a better-ball tournament on Tuesday at Regents' Glen Country Club.

The field includes 68 golfers from nine York County golf clubs, including the defending 2015 winners, Connie Shorb and Amy Kennedy.

The event will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.