PHILADELPHIA - The Saint Joseph's golf team will have a strong presence at this year's 113th Philadelphia Open Championship as six current Hawks and two SJU Hall of Famers will compete for Golf Association of Philadelphia title.

Saint Joseph's juniors Ross Pilliod and Chuck Briggs, sophomores Richard Riva, Tommy Lewis and Reed Winkler and freshman Wills Montgomery will join 2010 SJU Athletics Hall of Famer Michael McDermott '97 and 2014 inductee Billy Stewart '06 in the field of 132 players. 

The 36-hole event begins on Monday, July 17 at the Philadelphia Country Club and runs through Tuesday, July 18, with the field cut to the low 60s following the opening round. 

For more information, including directions and tee times, please click the Philadelphia Open Championship homepage link.