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Round One Results of the State Senior and Super-Senior Four-Ball Championships

Round One Leaders of Alabama State Senior and Super-Senior Four-Ball Championships: Kevin Newton, Joseph Fortner, Todd Norman, David Hancock, Chip Woddail, Hamp Andrews

CALERA, AL (October 16, 2020) – First round results of the 26th Alabama State Senior and Super-Senior Four-Ball Championships of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Timberline Golf Club in Calera, AL on Friday, October 16, 2020.

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David Hancock and Todd Norman of Greenville, Alabama co-lead round one of the 26th Alabama State Senior Four-Ball Championship with Joseph Fortner of Hoover, Alabama and Kevin Newton of Birmingham, Alabama. Each side fired a seven-under 64 fired to open.

“We brother-in-lawed really well today,” Hancock said. “We took advantage of the holes we could. It was a good day!”

Newton and Fortner holed in for bogey on No. 18 to stand tied heading into round two.

Leading the 2nd Alabama State Super-Senior Four-Ball Championship, Chip Woddail and Hamp Andrews of Daphne, Alabama posted seven-under 64 to lead by one-stroke.

There is a three-way tie for second place among the following teams:

·      David Dougherty and Stewart Alexander of Auburn, Alabama

·      Robert Parmar of Fairhope, Alabama and Terry Chapman of Monroeville, Alabama

·      Clarke Kelly and Steve Bailey of Birmingham, Alabama

Round two of the Alabama State Senior and Super-Senior Four-Ball Championships begins Saturday, October 16, 2020, at 7:20 a.m.

For more information about the 26th Alabama State Senior and 2nd Super-Senior Four-Ball Championships, please visit the Championship website.

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 115 member clubs represented by nearly 20,000 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 23 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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