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U.S. Senior Open Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Saugahatchee Country Club in Opelika, AL

Todd Bailey and John Inman - Co-Medalists with 68 (-4)

Auburn, AL – Final results from U.S. Senior Open Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Saugahatchee Country Club in Opelika, AL on Monday, May 21, 20178 (6721 yards, par 36-36—72, Course/Slope Rating: 72.3/126).

Two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Todd Bailey of Daphne, AL and John Inman of Durham, NC both posted four-under 68 to share medalist honors.

Bailey and Inman advanced to the Championship that will be played at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO from June 28 – July 1, 2018.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed here: https://www.ghintpp.com/bamagolf/TPPOnlineScoring/ResultsStroke.aspx?id=406

This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

Final Results

(a) Denotes Amateur

Place

Competitor

Score

 

Qualifiers

 

T1

Todd Bailey, Daphne, Ala. 

32-36--68  (-4)

T1

John Inman, Durham, N.C. 

34-34--68  (-4)

 

Alternates

 

T3

Len Mattiace, Jacksonville, Fla.  (1st Alt)

35-34--69  (-3)

T3

Todd McCorkle, Birmingham, Ala. (2nd Alt)

33-36--69  (-3)

 

Failed to Qualify

 

T5

Franklin Langham, Peachtree City, Ga. 

35-35--70  (-2)

T5

Chris Hall, Marietta, Ga. (a)

35-35--70  (-2)

T5

Spike McRoy, Huntsville, Ala. 

35-35--70  (-2)

T5

Gary Rusnak, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 

35-35--70  (-2)

T9

Kenny Miller, Madison, Ala. 

35-36--71  (-1)

T9

Tommy Tolles, Hendersonville, N.C. 

36-35--71  (-1)

T9

Bob Royak, Alpharetta, Ga. (a)

34-37--71  (-1)

12

Benjamin Bates, Pensacola, Fla. 

37-35--72  (Even)

T13

Michael Donald, Hollywood, Fla. 

36-37--73  (+1)

T13

Rea Schuessler, Gulf Shores, Ala. 

34-39--73  (+1)

T13

Donn Perno, Atlanta, Ga. 

35-38--73  (+1)

T13

Charles Raulerson Jr, Fleming Island, Fla. 

38-35--73  (+1)

17

Samuel Ned Martin, Decatur, Ala. 

39-35--74  (+2)

T18

Rusty Strawn, McDonough, Ga. (a)

37-38--75  (+3)

T18

Claud Cooper, Birmingham, Ala. (a)

36-39--75  (+3)

T20

Arnold Cunningham, Nashville, Tenn. (a)

40-36--76  (+4)

T20

John Fisher, Collierville, Tenn. (a)

37-39--76  (+4)

T20

Keith Wood, Atlanta, Ga. (a)

38-38--76  (+4)

T20

Harry Rush, Birmingham, Ala. (a)

38-38--76  (+4)

T20

Heath Davis, Suwanee, Ga. 

39-37--76  (+4)

T20

Talbert Griffin, Alabaster, Ala. 

36-40--76  (+4)

T26

Kevin Jordan, Atlanta, Ga. (a)

39-38--77  (+5)

T26

William McGowin, Montgomery, Ala. (a)

39-38--77  (+5)

T26

Rick Hart, Covington, La. (a)

39-38--77  (+5)

T26

Walker Grant, Montgomery, Ala. (a)

41-36--77  (+5)

T26

H. Chris Rigdon, Trussville, Ala. 

36-41--77  (+5)

T26

David Cooke, Vestavia Hills, Ala. 

38-39--77  (+5)

T32

Bryan Askew, Hartselle, Ala. (a)

39-39--78  (+6)

T32

Stephen Shelton, Niceville, Fla. (a)

40-38--78  (+6)

T32

Bruce Bird, Greensboro, Ga. (a)

38-40--78  (+6)

35

George Tyner, Jr, Berry, Ala. (a)

40-39--79  (+7)

T36

Michael Warnock, Miramar Beach, Fla. 

39-41--80  (+8)

T36

Jeff Copeland, Hoover, Ala. 

43-37--80  (+8)

T36

James Kiely, Milton, Ga. (a)

39-41--80  (+8)

T36

Paul Kocsis, Fayetteville, Ga. (a)

41-39--80  (+8)

T36

Craig Reasoner, Casper, Wyo. (a)

40-40--80  (+8)

T36

Michael Arasin, Marietta, Ga. (a)

39-41--80  (+8)

T36

Hamp Andrews, Daphne, Ala. (a)

42-38--80  (+8)

T43

Moses Ngirailab, Selma, Ala. (a)

35-46--81  (+9)

T43

Bob Peavler, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 

41-40--81  (+9)

T43

Steve Johnson, Chattanooga, Tenn. (a)

40-41--81  (+9)

46

Donald Miller, Alpharetta, Ga. (a)

38-44--82  (+10)

47

Allen Martindale, Hoover, Ala. (a)

41-42--83  (+11)

T48

Saysana Kongchan, Millbrook, Ala. 

46-38--84  (+12)

T48

Miles Casaday, Johns Creek, Ga. (a)

40-44--84  (+12)

50

Ricky McCombs, Kimberly, Ala. (a)

45-40--85  (+13)

51

Randy Bassett, Milton, Fla. 

43-43--86  (+14)

T52

Kelsey Van Every, Starkville, Miss. 

45-42--87  (+15)

T52

Lester Mitchell, Demopolis, Ala. (a)

42-45--87  (+15)

T54

Michael Funk, Pooler, Ga. (a)

WD (WD)

T54

Mike Campbell, Pensacola, Fla. (a)

WD (WD)

T54

John Carney, Hoover, Ala. 

WD (WD)

T54

David W Smith, Hattiesburg, Miss. (a)

WD (WD)

T54

Christopher Moore, Memphis, Tenn. (a)

WD (WD)

T54

John Wright, Mobile, Ala. (a)

WD (WD)

T54

Kenneth Brothers, Montgomery, Ala. (a)

WD (WD)

 

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