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Alabama State Senior and Super Senior Four-Ball Championships Round One Results

Super Senior Championship Leaders - John Coles and Tom Jungkind

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 11, 2019) - First round results of the 25th Alabama State Senior Four-Ball Championship and 1st Alabama State Super Senior Four-Ball Championship hosted by Huntsville Country Club in Huntsville, AL on Friday, October 11, 2019 (Senior Championship: 6576 yards, par 36-35—71, 71.1/124; Super-Senior Championship: 5956 yards, par 36-35—71, 68.4/118).

LINKS: Round 2 Starting Times | Hole-by-Hole Scoring

This year marks the 25th playing of the Alabama State Senior Four-Ball Championship and the first playing of the State Super Senior Four-Ball Championship. Previously, Super Seniors competed in their own division for teams where both players were age 65+ but was not recognized as a standalone championship.  

In the Senior Championship, Marc Wallace of Trinity and Will Tyner of Pelham along with Claud Cooper of Birmingham and Richard Jeffers of Mobile each fired seven-under 64’s to share the first round lead.

Senior Championship Round 1 Notes:

  • 25 teams are under par through 18 holes with field average score of 70.31
  • 64 (-7) was the low round of the day carded by two teams: Marc Wallace and Will Tyner; Claud Cooper and Richard Jeffers
  • 133 birdies and 2 eagles posted in round one
  • Easiest hole: No. 6, 518 yard par 5, 4.74 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 15, 186 yard par 3, 3.23 scoring average

In the Super Senior Championship, John Coles of Birmingham and Tom Jungkind of Hoover carded a six-under 65 to take a one shot lead.

Super Senior Championship Round 1 Notes:

  • 8 teams are under par through 18 holes with field average score of 70.29
  • 65 (-6) was the low round of the day carded by John Coles and Tom Jungkind
  • 51 birdies and 3 eagles posted in round one
  • Easiest hole: No. 14, 484 yard par 5, 4.50 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 15, 165 yard par 3, 3.43 scoring average

Championship format is 54 holes of four-ball stroke play with a cut after 36 holes to the low 24 sides and ties in the Senior Championship and low 8 sides and ties in the Super Senior Championship.

Awards will be presented to the Champions in both the Senior Championship and Super Senior Championship (age 65+). Merchandise prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each championship. Senior Championship Champions will have their name engraved on the Bob Phillips Trophy and may take possession of the trophy for the ensuing year.

Alabama State Senior Four-Ball Championship is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 50th birthday by the first day of the championship, 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. Alabama State Super Senior Four-Ball Championship is open to AGA members age 65 and over.

Visit www.alabamagolf.org for live scoring and follow us on social media: Twitter (@bamagolf); Instagram (@alabamagolf). 

This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Round 1 Results

Senior Championship

     

Rank

Team

City

Rd 1

To Par

T1

Claud Cooper / Richard Jeffers

Mobile, Birmingham

64

-7

T1

Marc Wallace / Will Tyner

Pelham, Trinity

64

-7

3

Robert Nelson / Walker Grant

Fairhope, Montgomery

65

-6

4

Joey Holley / Steven Hudson

Birmingham, Troy

66

-5

T5

Ernie Benson / Lee McDaniel

Vestavia, Birmingham

67

-4

T5

Jay Hughes / Ray Halbrooks

Hartselle, Athens

67

-4

T5

Ricky McCombs / Ryan Aldridge

Kimberly, Jasper

67

-4

T5

Bryan Askew / Mark Woods

Madison, Homewood

67

-4

T5

Flip Bradley / William Moquin

Madison, Huntsville

67

-4

T10

Del Wood / Doug Davis

Birmingham

68

-3

T10

James Duttweiler / John Cook

Madison, Huntsville

68

-3

T10

Al Gibbs / Alan Seigel

Birmingham

68

-3

T10

Brian Matisak / Scott Tillery

Huntsville

68

-3

T10

Dusty Ellison / Mike Greer

Wilsonville, Birmingham

68

-3

T15

Charles Noto / Kevin Newton

Hoover, Birmingham

69

-2

T15

Chip Woddail / Hamp Andrews

Daphne

69

-2

T15

Ed Kinzer / Jason Harkins

Trussville, Birmingham

69

-2

T15

Clark Alexander / Tony Parrish

Prattville

69

-2

T15

David Beard / Steve Cragon

Huntsville, Owens Cross Roads

69

-2

T15

David Clayton / Stan Shaw

Pelham, Hoover

69

-2

T15

David Harwell / Scott Seeley

Huntsville

69

-2

T22

Greg Martin / Scot Schroder

Hartselle, Birmingham

70

-1

T22

Adam Jacobs / Russell Bobo

Arab, Union Grove

70

-1

T22

Clark Cook / David Hyman

Athens, Madison

70

-1

T22

Dana Amberson / Harry Kirkland

Decatur, Hartselle

70

-1

T26

Allen Kincaid / Tracy Lentz

Tanner, Decatur

71

E

T26

Bill Clingempeel / Chester Decesaris

Hampton Cove, Huntsville

71

E

T26

Cecil Ingram / Grantland Rice III

Mountain Brook, Birmingham

71

E

T26

Chris Cook / Daniel Davis

Springville, Calera

71

E

T26

David Carden / Donnie Cooper

Huntsville, Meridianville

71

E

T26

Stan Shelton / Walter Watts

Fort Payne

71

E

T32

David Head / Randy Smith

Sylacauga, Sterrett

72

1

T32

Robert Pewitt / Sam Gannaway

Birmingham, Hoover

72

1

34

Steven Crew / Terry Thomas

Northport, Killen

73

2

T35

Allen Martindale / Mike Maze

Hoover

74

3

T35

Rick Maze / Ronny Woodall

Huntsville, Scottsboro

74

3

T37

Bryant Hovis / David Joffrion

Huntsville, Faulkville

75

4

T37

Donald McCurdy / N. H. Holt

Birmingham, Remlap

75

4

T39

Gregory Clardy / John Chapman

Athens

76

5

T39

Joe Kasulka / Ken McCullough

Meridianville, Decatur

76

5

T39

Mark Corley / Tommy Beck

Huntsville

76

5

42

Dave Jennings / Scott Henderson

Alexander City

78

7

43

Fred Lemberg / Marty Denton

Madison, Huntsville

80

9

WD

David Hancock / Ralph Mathews

Greenville, Andalusia

WD

-

         

Super Senior Championship

     

Rank

Team

City

Rd 1

To Par

1

John Coles / Tom Jungkind

Hoover, Birmingham

65

-6

T2

Bob Straub / John Stewart

Courtland, Hoover

66

-5

T2

Doug Schram / Ken Wright

Madison, Huntsville

66

-5

T4

Gary Randall / John Gibbs

Oneonta, Trussville

67

-4

T4

Michael Fosdick / Robert Parmar

Fairhope, Theodore

67

-4

T6

Fred Clark / Wayne Gardner

Mobile

69

-2

T6

Hal Thurmond / Ron Aldy

Tuscaloosa

69

-2

T6

Richard Sirmon / Tom Worley

Vestavia, Pelham

69

-2

T9

Derrell Brown / Randy Roberson

Madison, Huntsville

72

1

T9

Dick Schreiber / Paul Madole

Huntsville

72

1

T9

Don Peveler / Rick Lister

Madison, Huntsville

72

1

T9

Gary Hopper / Larry Gilchrist

Rainbow City, Southside

72

1

13

James Allensworth / Tom Page

Fort Payne

73

2

14

Happel Terrell / Scott Fulmore

Madison

85

14

 

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 over 19,000 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 20 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.