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Robert Nelson and Ron Aldy Hold State Senior and Super Senior Amateur Round One Leads

Robert Nelson of Fairhope Leads with 66 (-6)

Birmingham, AL - First round results of the 22nd Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Riverchase Country Club in Birmingham, AL on Friday, May 17, 2019 (Ages 50-64: 6515 yards, par 36-36--72, 71.9/139; Ages 65+ (Super Senior): 6015 yards.

SCORING | ROUND 2 STARTING TIMES | PHOTO GALLERY

Robert Nelson of Fairhope, a former State Senior Amateur champion (2017), opened with a six-under 66. Even in the midst of a 50 minute weather delay, his game remained strong enough to finish two strokes ahead of Richard Jeffers of Mobile.

Defending champion Claud Cooper of Birmingham carded a one-over 73 to stand in a tie for 10th place.

Ron Aldy fired a five-under 67 to take a two shot lead over Stewart Alexander of Auburn after the first round of the inaugural Alabama State Super Senior Amateur Championship.

After 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 48 scores and ties in the Overall Championship Division (Ages 50-64) and no cut in the 65+ (Super Senior Division) for the final round.

Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 50th birthday by May 17, 2019, is a legal resident of Alabama, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Alabama Golf Association (AGA) and has an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club that does not exceed 10.4 (ages 50-64) and 15.4 (age 65+).

For more information on the Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship visit www.alabamagolf.org.

Round 1 Scores

Rank

Player

City

Score

To Par

 

Championship

 

 

 

1

Robert Nelson

Fairhope

35-31--66

-6

T2

Robert Pewitt

Hoover

32-36--68

-4

T2

Richard Jeffers

Mobile

36-32--68

-4

T4

Joey Holley

Troy

37-32--69

-3

T4

Scott Johnston

Auburn

34-35--69

-3

6

Emile Vaughan

Pike Road

34-36--70

-2

7

Scot Schroder

Hartselle

35-36--71

-1

T8

Jason Harkins

Birmingham

34-38--72

E

T8

Ed Kinzer

Trussville

35-37--72

E

T10

John Lyon

Birmingham

37-36--73

1

T10

Danny Spybey

Loxley

35-38--73

1

T10

Del Wood

Birmingham

36-37--73

1

T10

Claud Cooper

Birmingham

36-37--73

1

T10

David Hancock

Greenville

39-34--73

1

T10

Ralph Mathews

Andalusia

38-35--73

1

T10

Robbie Cotten

Brewton

38-35--73

1

T17

Brad Dahlke

Athens

37-37--74

2

T17

Chris Cook

Calera

37-37--74

2

T17

Mark Hereford

Birmingham

34-40--74

2

T17

Mark Corley

Huntsville

37-37--74

2

T17

Walker Grant

Montgomery

41-33--74

2

T17

Kevin Newton

Hoover

39-35--74

2

T23

Scott Gilreath

Montgomery

37-38--75

3

T23

Earle Bidez

Birmingham

39-36--75

3

T23

Al Delgreco

Birmingham

36-39--75

3

T23

Tom Jungkind

Hoover

38-37--75

3

T23

Alan Seigel

Birmingham

37-38--75

3

T23

Neill Hatcher

Birmingham

37-38--75

3

T23

John Cook

Madison

38-37--75

3

T30

Eric Shore

Auburn

40-36--76

4

T30

Scott Martin

Ohatchee

37-39--76

4

T30

Mike Greer

Birmingham

36-40--76

4

T30

Mark Daniels

Wilsonville

39-37--76

4

T30

Stan Sherlin

Montgomery

36-40--76

4

T30

Charles Noto

Birmingham

37-39--76

4

T30

Keith Windle

Birmingham

36-40--76

4

T37

Steven Hudson

Birmingham

37-40--77

5

T37

Doug Davis

Birmingham

38-39--77

5

T37

Hamp Andrews

Daphne

38-39--77

5

T40

Scott Hyten

Huntsville

39-39--78

6

T40

Moses Ngirailab

Talladega

37-41--78

6

T40

Jerome Speegle

Mobile

35-43--78

6

T40

Jerry McGaha

Winfield

36-42--78

6

T44

Allen Martindale

Hoover

39-40--79

7

T44

Darin Smith

Leesburg

40-39--79

7

T44

Clark Alexander

Prattville

40-39--79

7

T47

George Tyner

Pelham

39-41--80

8

T47

N. H. Holt

Birmingham

41-39--80

8

T47

William Haraway

Madison

41-39--80

8

T47

Bill Murray

Tuscaloosa

39-41--80

8

T51

Jeff Bullen

Alpine

40-41--81

9

T51

Marc Wallace

Trinity

41-40--81

9

T51

David Head

Sterrett

40-41--81

9

T51

Kenny Capouya

Montgomery

36-45--81

9

T51

Bill McGowin

Montgomery

38-43--81

9

T56

Tom Davis

Hoover

37-45--82

10

T56

Bryan Haynes

Cullman

37-45--82

10

T56

Mike Frederick

Birmingham

42-40--82

10

T56

Les Higginbotham

Vestavia Hills

43-39--82

10

T60

Steve Corbett

Phenix City

40-43--83

11

T60

Terry Thomas

Killen

36-47--83

11

T60

Crute Parker

Athens

39-44--83

11

T63

Keith Blackmon

Dothan

44-40--84

12

T63

Wendell Underwood

Auburn

42-42--84

12

65

Grantland Rice III

Mountain Brook

42-43--85

13

T66

Mike McFarland

Birmingham

43-43--86

14

T66

Ken McCullough

Meridianville

45-41--86

14

T68

Eric Hunnicutt

Madison

44-43--87

15

T68

Stan Scott

Dothan

43-44--87

15

70

Dan O'Rourke

Trussville

46-42--88

16

T71

M. James Kelly

Andalusia

46-43--89

17

T71

Tommy Beck

Huntsville

46-43--89

17

73

John Beatty

Birmingham

47-44--91

19

74

Richard Harwell

Foley

49-43--92

20

75

Terry Jenson

Owens Cross Roads

50-46--96

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

Super Senior Championship

 

 

1

Ron Aldy

Tuscaloosa

37-30--67

-5

2

Stewart Alexander

Auburn

34-35--69

-3

T3

Cal Martin

Birmingham

35-37--72

E

T3

John Coles

Birmingham

35-37--72

E

T5

David Zauchin

Tuscaloosa

36-37--73

1

T5

Robert Parmar

Fairhope

36-37--73

1

7

Hal Thurmond

Tuscaloosa

37-37--74

2

8

Wayne Gardner

Mobile

38-37--75

3

T9

Bill Griffin

Dora

40-36--76

4

T9

George Walker

Fairhope

39-37--76

4

11

John Kelso

Bessmer

38-39--77

5

12

Donald McCurdy

Remlap

41-37--78

6

13

Bill Garvin

Hoover

38-41--79

7

T14

James Cunningham

Vestavia Hills

41-40--81

9

T14

Michael Schulz

Daphne

41-40--81

9

16

Jack Swann

Guntersville

43-40--83

11

T17

Bill Clingempeel

Hampton Cove

44-43--87

15

T17

Bobby Boone

Muscle Shoals

45-42--87

15

19

Kent Taylor

Selma

43-46--89

17

20

Happel Terrell

Madison

47-46--93

21

 

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 19 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.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.

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