BRANTON, OWEN, ELLIOTT MEMORIAL WINNERS
Chad Branton, Daniel Owen and Randy Elliott won their respective divisions in The Memorial at The Country Club of Ocala.
Branton (Georgia) came from behind to capture the Open Division title by shooting a 2-under-par 70 in the last round which gave him an even par 144 score and a two shot win. Finishing in a tie for second at 146 were Jeff Hill (76-70) and Christian Anderson (72-74). Finishing in fourth place was Jackson Raymond with 150 (73-77).
Owen ran away with the Senior Division title by posting a second straight 2-under-par 70 for a 4-under-par 140 score. Finishing in second place was Crystal River’s Kelly Gosse with a 148 total (76-72). In third place was Doug Snoap (Apopka) with a 149 (7-76). Jeff Morley finished alone in fourth place with 150 (76-74).
Orlando’s Elliott won the Super Senior title with a 149 score (71-78). Finishing in second place was Berger Warner with 150 (77-73). Tied for third were Dick McDonough and Randy Brings with 152 scores.
The Junior Division was won by Esteban Knorr with a 162 (84-78). Tied for second were Jasmine Yang and Megan Griggs with 171 scores.
For all the final scores see Tournament Information/Results/Final Results The Memorial
VALVANO/SAKANE, WRIGHT/BRYANT, SCHMIDT/PARMAR WINNERS IN OCALA CUP
The teams of Brandon Valvano/Michael Sakane, Bill Wright/Bobby Bryant and Bob Schmidt/Robert Parmar won their respective divisions in the Ocala Cup
Valvano and Sakane entered the final round of the event trailing the Open Division leaders (Musgrave/Reed) by one shot after opening with a 10-under-par 62. The Jacksonville University golf teammates shot a final round 11-under-par 61 giving them a 21-under-par 123 and a two shot victory. The low round of the tournament was shot by runners-up Brett Riotto and Troy Vannucci when they fashioned a 13-under-par 59 for a 125 total. Third place went to Marty Musgrave/Rob Reed with 128 total (61-67). There was a four -way tie for fourth place at 133 they were: Daniel Owen/Riley Owen (69-64), Derek Camps/Tory Carli (65-68), Justin Grant/Weston Perrish (68-65) and Dennis McArthur/Matt Johnson.
In the Senior Division Wright/Bryant backed up their opening round 9-under-par 63 with another 63 which gave them a three-shot win over Drew Ditty/Joe Donnelly (64-65 – 129). Finishing third were Mark Kinder and Dough Powell with a 66-65 – 131 total. Fourth place went to Mike Zito/Kyle Allen with a 65-66 – 131 total.
In the Super Senior Division Schmidt/Parmar came from behind to win the title. Schmidt/Parmar shot a final round 64 for a 131 score and a four shot win over second place finishers Berger Warner/Randy Briggs who finished at 135 (69-66). Tied for third place were Denis Monzon/Dick McDonough and Glen Wiggers/Jan Lauden with 137 totals.
For all the final scores see Tournament Information/Results/RESULTS OCALA CUP.
RUSSO/DITTY, TUMLIN/TUMLIN WINNERS IN SENIOR/JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
Ron Russo and Drew Ditty won the 19th Senior/Junior at the Country Club of Ocala.
Russo/Ditty trailed by two shots heading into the last round and fired the low round of the weekend to capture the title. Their 7-under-par 137 (70-67) bested runners-up Berger Warner/Fred Roberts by three shots (140). Finishing in a tie for third at 142 were Ken Godwin/Jon Houchens (68-74) and Bobby Bryant/Johnny Tucker (71-71).
In the Net Division brothers Ronnie and Joe Tumlin (Palatka) went wiire to wire for their win with a 16-under-par 128 score. Gary Stenzel/Jeff Graunke and Byron Hobson/Nic Gilbert finished tied for second with 131’s. Fourth place went to Frank Angelino/Steve Marchingiano with a 135 total.
For all the final scores see Tournament Information/Results/FINAL SCORES SENIOR/JUNIOR.