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Nelson and Alexander Take 36-Hole Leads at Alabama State Senior Amateur and Super Senior Championships

Robert Nelson (left) and Stewart Alexander (right)

Birmingham, AL - Second round results of the 22nd Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship / 1st Alabama State Super Senior Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Riverchase Country Club in Birmingham, AL on Saturday, May 18, 2019 (Ages 50-64: 6515 yards, par 36-36--72, 71.9/139; Ages 65+ (Super Senior): 6015 yards.

SCORING | ROUND 3 STARTING TIMES | COURSE STATISTICS | PHOTO GALLERY

2017 State Senior Amateur champion, Robert Nelson of Fairhope, stretched his lead with a four-under 68 in round two at Riverchase Country Club.  His 134 total (-10) leads by five strokes over Richard Jeffers of Mobile.

Defending champion Claud Cooper of Birmingham carded a three-over 75 (148) to stand in a tie for 12th place.

In the Super Senior Championship, Stewart “Buddy” Alexander of Auburn fired a four-under 68 (137) to take a three stroke lead over Ron Aldy of Tuscaloosa. Alexander is known for his stellar coaching career at the University of Florida and winner of the 1986 U.S. Amateur Championship played at Shoal Creek.

After 36 holes, the field in the Championship Division was cut to the low 48 scores and ties for the final round.  The cut line fell at 158 (+14) with 49 players advancing to Sunday’s final round. There was no cut in the Super Senior Division.

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 please visit: www.alabamagolf.org.

Round 2 Scores

Rank

Player

City

R1

R2

Total

Total To Par

 

Championship Division

       

1

Robert Nelson

Fairhope

66

68

134

-10

2

Richard Jeffers

Mobile

68

71

139

-5

3

Robert Pewitt

Hoover

68

73

141

-3

4

Scot Schroder

Hartselle

71

71

142

-2

5

Scott Johnston

Auburn

69

74

143

-1

T6

Joey Holley

Troy

69

75

144

E

T6

Emile Vaughan

Pike Road

70

74

144

E

T8

Doug Davis

Birmingham

77

68

145

1

T8

Jason Harkins

Birmingham

72

73

145

1

T10

Danny Spybey

Loxley

73

74

147

3

T10

Del Wood

Birmingham

73

74

147

3

T12

Claud Cooper

Birmingham

73

75

148

4

T12

Walker Grant

Montgomery

74

74

148

4

T14

Brad Dahlke

Athens

74

75

149

5

T14

Hamp Andrews

Daphne

77

72

149

5

T14

Earle Bidez

Birmingham

75

74

149

5

T14

Mark Corley

Huntsville

74

75

149

5

T14

Scott Gilreath

Montgomery

75

74

149

5

T14

Tom Jungkind

Hoover

75

74

149

5

T20

David Hancock

Greenville

73

77

150

6

T20

Kevin Newton

Hoover

74

76

150

6

T20

Mark Hereford

Birmingham

74

76

150

6

T23

Mike Greer

Birmingham

76

75

151

7

T23

Ralph Mathews

Andalusia

73

78

151

7

T23

Robbie Cotten

Brewton

73

78

151

7

T23

Al Delgreco

Birmingham

75

76

151

7

T23

Scott Martin

Ohatchee

76

75

151

7

T28

Alan Seigel

Birmingham

75

77

152

8

T28

Charles Noto

Birmingham

76

76

152

8

T28

Neill Hatcher

Birmingham

75

77

152

8

T28

Jerome Speegle

Mobile

78

74

152

8

T28

John Lyon

Birmingham

73

79

152

8

33

Chris Cook

Calera

74

79

153

9

34

John Cook

Madison

75

79

154

10

T35

Eric Shore

Auburn

76

79

155

11

T35

Moses Ngirailab

Talladega

78

77

155

11

T35

N. H. Holt

Birmingham

80

75

155

11

T35

Steven Hudson

Birmingham

77

78

155

11

T39

David Head

Sterrett

81

75

156

12

T39

Stan Sherlin

Montgomery

76

80

156

12

T39

Bill Murray

Tuscaloosa

80

76

156

12

T39

Jeff Bullen

Alpine

81

75

156

12

T39

Keith Windle

Birmingham

76

80

156

12

T39

Mark Daniels

Wilsonville

76

80

156

12

45

Allen Martindale

Hoover

79

78

157

13

T46

Clark Alexander

Prattville

79

79

158

14

T46

Darin Smith

Leesburg

79

79

158

14

T46

George Tyner

Pelham

80

78

158

14

T46

Tom Davis

Hoover

82

76

158

14

The following players did not make the cut

CUT

Scott Hyten

Huntsville

78

81

159

15

CUT

Ed Kinzer

Trussville

72

87

159

15

CUT

Bill McGowin

Montgomery

81

80

161

17

CUT

Crute Parker

Athens

83

79

162

18

CUT

William Haraway

Madison

80

82

162

18

CUT

Les Higginbotham

Vestavia Hills

82

81

163

19

CUT

Mike McFarland

Birmingham

86

78

164

20

CUT

Steve Corbett

Phenix City

83

81

164

20

CUT

Keith Blackmon

Dothan

84

81

165

21

CUT

Wendell Underwood

Auburn

84

81

165

21

CUT

Mike Frederick

Birmingham

82

84

166

22

CUT

Jerry McGaha

Winfield

78

89

167

23

CUT

Ken McCullough

Meridianville

86

81

167

23

CUT

Terry Thomas

Killen

83

84

167

23

CUT

Kenny Capouya

Montgomery

81

87

168

24

CUT

Marc Wallace

Trinity

81

87

168

24

CUT

Eric Hunnicutt

Madison

87

82

169

25

CUT

Bryan Haynes

Cullman

82

89

171

27

CUT

Stan Scott

Dothan

87

84

171

27

CUT

M. James Kelly

Andalusia

89

83

172

28

CUT

Dan O'Rourke

Trussville

88

85

173

29

CUT

Tommy Beck

Huntsville

89

90

179

35

CUT

Terry Jenson

Owens Cross Roads

96

94

190

46

WD

Grantland Rice III

Mountain Brook

85

WD

WD

-

WD

John Beatty

Birmingham

91

WD

WD

-

WD

Richard Harwell

Foley

92

WD

WD

-

             
 

Super Senior Championship

       

Rank

Player

City

R1

R2

Total

Total To Par

1

Stewart Alexander

Auburn

69

68

137

-7

2

Ron Aldy

Tuscaloosa

67

73

140

-4

3

Robert Parmar

Fairhope

73

71

144

E

4

George Walker

Fairhope

76

69

145

1

5

David Zauchin

Tuscaloosa

73

73

146

2

6

Hal Thurmond

Tuscaloosa

74

73

147

3

7

Bill Griffin

Dora

76

76

152

8

8

Cal Martin

Birmingham

72

81

153

9

9

Donald McCurdy

Remlap

78

77

155

11

10

Jack Swann

Guntersville

83

78

161

17

T11

Bill Garvin

Hoover

79

84

163

19

T11

John Kelso

Bessmer

77

86

163

19

T13

Bill Clingempeel

Hampton Cove

87

81

168

24

T13

James Cunningham

Vestavia Hills

81

87

168

24

T13

Michael Schulz

Daphne

81

87

168

24

16

Bobby Boone

Muscle Shoals

87

85

172

28

17

Kent Taylor

Selma

89

84

173

29

18

Happel Terrell

Madison

93

83

176

32

WD

John Coles

Birmingham

72

WD

WD

-

WD

Wayne Gardner

Mobile

75

WD

WD

-

 

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.

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

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