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U.S. Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results

Claud Cooper of Birmingham, AL

U.S. Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results

Tuscaloosa, AL – Final results from U.S. Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Ol’ Colony Golf Complex in Tuscaloosa, AL on Monday, July 31, 2017 (6739 yards, par 36-36—72, Course/Slope Rating: 72.5/133).

One qualifying spot and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Claud Cooper of Birmingham, AL posted an 18-hole score of two-under 70 for medalist honors. George Walker of Mobile shot a one-under 71 to claim the first alternate position and Mike Greer of Birmingham, AL shot one-over 73 for the second alternate position.

Cooper advances to the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship that will be played at The Minikahda Club, Minneapolis, Minn on August 26-31, 2017.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed at:
This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

Final Results






Claud Cooper, Birmingham, Ala.


36-34--70  (-2)


Failed to Qualify


2 (1st Alt)

George Walker, Mobile, Ala.


32-39--71  (-1)

3 (2nd Alt)

Mike Greer, Birmingham, Ala.


38-35--73  (+1)


Walker Grant, Montgomery, Ala.


37-38--75  (+3)


Jeff Pilcher, West Monroe, La.


34-41--75  (+3)


Allen Martindale, Hoover, Ala.


34-42--76  (+4)


Steven Hudson, Birmingham, Ala.


38-39--77  (+5)


David Zauchin, Tuscaloosa, Ala.


38-39--77  (+5)


Emile Vaughan, Pike Road, Ala.


39-39--78  (+6)


Christopher Moore, Memphis, Tenn.


36-42--78  (+6)


Scott Gilreath, Montgomery, Ala.


39-40--79  (+7)


Steven Corbett, Phenix City, Ala.


37-42--79  (+7)


Mike Thompson, Tupelo, Miss.


44-37--81  (+9)


Ronald Norsworthy, Sorrento, Fla.


42-41--83  (+11)


Lester Mitchell, Demopolis, Ala.


42-42--84  (+12)


Ronny Woodall, Scottsboro, Ala.



About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 130 member clubs represented by nearly 18,500 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 12 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

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