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Guy McKeone, left, congratulates Alex Seelig on winning the 2018 Nelson Cup club championship. 

Nine Decades of Champions

RCC's first club championship was played in 1924. Buddy Lutz has the most wins with eight (1948, ’49, ’51, ’57, ’58, ’59, ’64, ’66). Fred Tyler is second with five wins (1976, ’83, ’91, ’92, ’94).

Two of Buddy's sons won titles. Chip Lutz won twice, 1979 and '90. He also won the British Senior Amateur (2011, '12 and '16), the U.S.G.A. Senior Amateur (2015) and the Canadian Senior Amateur (2011 and '12) championships. Putter Lutz also won twice, 1993 and '95, giving the Lutz family 12 titles.

The list of RCC club champions is here.