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Alabama State Senior and Super Senior Four-Ball Championships Final Results

Senior Champions: Richard Jeffers & Claud Cooper; Super Senior Champions: Tom Jungkind & John Coles

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 13, 2019) - Final 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 Sunday, October 13, 2019 (Senior Championship: 6576 yards, par 36-35—71, 71.1/124; Super-Senior Championship: 5956 yards, par 36-35—71, 68.4/118).

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In the Senior Championship, Claud Cooper of Birmingham and Richard Jeffers of Mobile fired a final round six-under 65 to win the title by four shots at 194 (-19) over Robert Nelson of Fairhope and Walker Grant of Montgomery.

Senior Championship Round 3 Notes:

  • 23 teams finished the championship under par with field average score of 69.42 in the final round
  • 65 (-6) was the low round of the day carded by Claud Cooper and Richard Jeffers along with Joey Holley and Steven Hudson
  • 100 birdies and 0 eagles posted in round three
  • Easiest hole: No. 11, 501 yard par 5, 4.43 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 3, 419 yard par 4, 4.14 scoring average

In the Super Senior Championship, John Coles of Birmingham and Tom Jungkind of Hoover led wire-to-wire to win the Inaugural State Super Senior Four-Ball Championship. They finished the weekend with a 197 (-16) total to win by three strokes over Fred Clark and Wayne Gardner of Mobile.

Super Senior Championship Round 3 Notes:

  • 7 teams finished the championship under par with field average score of 68.38 in the final round
  • 66 (-5) was the low round of the day carded by Fred Clark and Wayne Gardner
  • 30 birdies and 1 eagle posted in round three
  • Easiest hole: No. 11, 475 yard par 5, 4.38 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 13, 351 yard par 4, 4.25 scoring average

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.  

Awards were presented to the Champions in both the Senior Championship and Super Senior Championship (age 65+). 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.

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This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Final Results

Senior Championship

           

Rank

Team

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

Claud Cooper / Richard Jeffers

Mobile, Birmingham

64

65

65

194

-19

2

Robert Nelson / Walker Grant

Fairhope, Montgomery

65

64

69

198

-15

3

Joey Holley / Steven Hudson

Birmingham, Troy

66

69

65

200

-13

4

Bryan Askew / Mark Woods

Madison, Homewood

67

65

69

201

-12

T5

Dusty Ellison / Mike Greer

Wilsonville, Birmingham

68

68

66

202

-11

T5

Marc Wallace / Will Tyner

Pelham, Trinity

64

68

70

202

-11

7

Chip Woddail / Hamp Andrews

Daphne

69

68

67

204

-9

T8

Al Gibbs / Alan Seigel

Birmingham

68

67

70

205

-8

T8

Cecil Ingram / Grantland Rice III

Mountain Brook, Birmingham

71

65

69

205

-8

T8

Flip Bradley / William Moquin

Madison, Huntsville

67

69

69

205

-8

T8

Greg Martin / Scot Schroder

Hartselle, Birmingham

70

67

68

205

-8

T12

Brian Matisak / Scott Tillery

Huntsville

68

68

70

206

-7

T12

Clark Alexander / Tony Parrish

Prattville

69

68

69

206

-7

T12

James Duttweiler / John Cook

Madison, Huntsville

68

71

67

206

-7

T12

Jay Hughes / Ray Halbrooks

Hartselle, Athens

67

72

67

206

-7

T12

Ernie Benson / Lee McDaniel

Vestavia, Birmingham

67

73

66

206

-7

17

Charles Noto / Kevin Newton

Hoover, Birmingham

69

72

67

208

-5

T18

Del Wood / Doug Davis

Birmingham

68

70

71

209

-4

T18

Allen Martindale / Mike Maze

Hoover

74

66

69

209

-4

T20

Ricky McCombs / Ryan Aldridge

Kimberly, Jasper

67

72

71

210

-3

T20

David Head / Randy Smith

Sylacauga, Sterrett

72

69

69

210

-3

22

David Beard / Steve Cragon

Huntsville, Owens Cross Roads

69

71

71

211

-2

23

Dana Amberson / Harry Kirkland

Decatur, Hartselle

70

71

71

212

-1

T24

David Clayton / Stan Shaw

Pelham, Hoover

69

72

72

213

E

T24

Ed Kinzer / Jason Harkins

Trussville, Birmingham

69

71

73

213

E

T26

Adam Jacobs / Russell Bobo

Arab, Union Grove

70

69

75

214

1

T26

Clark Cook / David Hyman

Athens, Madison

70

70

74

214

1

28

David Harwell / Scott Seeley

Huntsville

69

72

75

216

3

The following teams did not make the cut

29

Robert Pewitt / Sam Gannaway

Birmingham, Hoover

72

70

 

142

E

T30

Bill Clingempeel / Chester Decesaris

Hampton Cove, Huntsville

71

72

 

143

1

T30

David Carden / Donnie Cooper

Huntsville, Meridianville

71

72

 

143

1

32

Chris Cook / Daniel Davis

Springville, Calera

71

73

 

144

2

33

Allen Kincaid / Tracy Lentz

Tanner, Decatur

71

74

 

145

3

T34

Stan Shelton / Walter Watts

Fort Payne

71

78

 

149

7

T34

Steven Crew / Terry Thomas

Northport, Killen

73

76

 

149

7

T36

Bryant Hovis / David Joffrion

Huntsville, Faulkville

75

76

 

151

9

T36

Donald McCurdy / N. H. Holt

Birmingham, Remlap

75

76

 

151

9

T36

Mark Corley / Tommy Beck

Huntsville

76

75

 

151

9

39

Dave Jennings / Scott Henderson

Alexander City

78

74

 

152

10

T40

Gregory Clardy / John Chapman

Athens

76

77

 

153

11

T40

Rick Maze / Ronny Woodall

Huntsville, Scottsboro

74

79

 

153

11

42

Fred Lemberg / Marty Denton

Madison, Huntsville

80

75

 

155

13

43

Joe Kasulka / Ken McCullough

Meridianville, Decatur

76

81

 

157

15

WD

David Hancock / Ralph Mathews

Greenville, Andalusia

WD

WD

 

WD

-

               

Super Senior Championship

           

Rank

Team

City

R1

R2

R3

Total

To Par

1

John Coles / Tom Jungkind

Hoover, Birmingham

65

65

67

197

-16

2

Fred Clark / Wayne Gardner

Mobile

69

65

66

200

-13

3

Gary Randall / John Gibbs

Oneonta, Trussville

67

67

67

201

-12

T4

Bob Straub / John Stewart

Courtland, Hoover

66

67

70

203

-10

T4

Hal Thurmond / Ron Aldy

Tuscaloosa

69

67

67

203

-10

6

Michael Fosdick / Robert Parmar

Fairhope, Theodore

67

69

68

204

-9

7

Doug Schram / Ken Wright

Madison, Huntsville

66

72

68

206

-7

8

Richard Sirmon / Tom Worley

Vestavia, Pelham

69

71

74

214

1

The following teams did not make the cut

9

James Allensworth / Tom Page

Fort Payne

73

69

 

142

E

10

Gary Hopper / Larry Gilchrist

Rainbow City, Southside

72

73

 

145

3

T11

Derrell Brown / Randy Roberson

Madison, Huntsville

72

75

 

147

5

T11

Dick Schreiber / Paul Madole

Huntsville

72

75

 

147

5

T11

Don Peveler / Rick Lister

Madison, Huntsville

72

75

 

147

5

14

Happel Terrell / Scott Fulmore

Madison

85

70

 

155

13

                 

 

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 19,500 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 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.