Robert Nelson & David Head Victorious at the 25th Alabama State Senior and 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championships

25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Champion: Robert Nelson of Fairhope (Left); 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Champion: David Head of Sterrett (Right)

GADSDEN, AL (May 22, 2022) – Final Round results of the 25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship and 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by The Gadsden Country Club in Gadsden, AL on Sunday, May 22, 2022 (6274 yards (Senior); 5802 yards (Super-Senior), Course/Slope Rating: 70.2/130 (Senior); 68.0/125 (Super-Senior).
 
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Robert Nelson of Fairhope fired eight birdies during the Final Round to claim victory at the 25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship. He secured his Champion title by posting four-under 67 for the Final Round. Nelson finished five-under 208 for the Championship. 
 
Kevin Daugherty of Anniston and Shaw Pritchett of Montgomery each posted four-under 209 for the Championship to stand T2. Daugherty carded four-under 67 for the Final Round. Pritchett posted even-par for the Final Round. After a scorecard playoff, Daugherty stood second and Pritchett stood third.
 
David Head of Sterrett claimed his first-ever state title at the 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship. Head carded one-under 70 for the Final Round and five-under 208 total.
 
Richard Jeffers of Mobile finished second. He concluded the Final Round carding one-under 70 and one-over 214 overall. 
 
Robert Pewitt of Hoover posted three-under 68 for the Final Round. Overall, he posted two-over 215 to finish third.
 
For more information about the 25th Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship and 4th Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship, please visit the Championship website.
 
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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 over 23,000 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.
 
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