HUMPHREY/MERCED WINNERS OF SENIOR/JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
Steve Humphrey and Orlando Merced captured the Senior/Junior Tournament title at the Country Club of Ocala. The Ocala duo took charge with a blistering 6-under-par 66 on day one and then never backed off. Humphrey and Merced fired a 7-under-par-65 on the final day for a 13-under-par 131 score and a nine-shot margin of victory. Finishing in a tie for second were the teams of Bobby Bryant / Justin Lloyd and Bill and Seth Wright both teams finished at 4-under-par 140 scores. There was a tie for the net title between Jeff Graunke / Gary Stenzel and John Houchens / Mike McDoniels with 12-under-par 132 totals. Graunke/Stenzel took the honors on a match of cards. Rob Jordan and Mike Jordan were third net with 134.
STEVE HUMPHREY WINS 50+ TITLE IN THE WORLD AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
Steve Humphrey won the 50+ Gross Division in the World Amateur Golf Championship at Myrtle Beach, NC. The 72-hole tournament which is played on four different courses on four consecutive days, saw Humphrey shoot rounds of 69-72-71-77 which gave him a seven shot victory.
ALBRIGHT/WRIGHT, BACARI/CLEMENTS/ ANDREWS/MADDOX WINNERS IN GOLDEN OCALA TWO-MAN INVITATIONAL
Gray Albright and Nathaniel Wright won the Championship Division in the Golden Ocala Two-Man Invitational. Albright and Wright shot 66-64 for a 14-under-par 130 total only to find themselves in a three-way tie for first. Also shooting 130’s were David Griffin and Matt Giovannelli (65-65) and Robert and Jaskson Bechtol (64-66). Albright and Wright won the sudden playoff on the second hole when Albright rolled in an 15-foot putt.
In the Senior Division Anthony Bacri and Richard Clements shot an 11 under par 133 two-day score on rounds of 66 and 67 to capture the title. Finishing second wee Larry Smith at 136 (68-66) and third was Jim Byington with 138 (69-69).
In the Legends Division, Pete Andrews and Steve Maddox shot 12-under-par 132 on rounds of 67-65 to claim the top spot. Finishing in second place were Berger Warner and Ron Russo with a 10-under-par 134 (66-68). Third place went to Bob Roundtree and John Darr at 135 (68-67).