39th Annual Senior Better-Ball Championship

SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship

Santee Cooper Country Club - Santee, SC
September 8 & 9, 2012

Burgess and Horton hang on for victory

Jim Burgess of Columbia and Steve Horton of Moncks Corner survived a final round challenge from defending champions Bill and John Smunk to win the SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship. Burgess and Horton recorded a steady round of even par 72 for a two day total of 6 under par 138 to secure the victory. The brothers Smunk finished at 5 under par 139 after a final round of 3 under par 69. For Jim Burgess, this is his eighth overall SCGA championship win, but a first in the Senior Better Ball for him and partner Steve Horton.

The 2012 SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship is one of 19 major championships conducted by the South Carolina Golf Association. The 39th Annual event was played on the 6,413 yard, par 72 golf course at Santee Cooper Country Club in Santee, SC.

Full Results:

Championship Flight
1st Burgess, Jim (Columbia) - Horton, Steve (Moncks Corner) 66 72 138
2nd Smunk, Bill (Kingstree) - Smunk, John (Port Royal) 70 69 139
t3rd Sylvan, Gus (Columbia) - Todd, T.D. (Laurens) 70 70 140
t3rd Babb, Tim (Columbia) - Horne, Joseph (Columbia) 69 71 140
t3rd Rollins, Lewis (Greenwood) - Williams, Frank (Greenwood) 68 72 140
t3rd Bright, Mike (Mt. Pleasant) - Kirkham, Jim (Columbia) 71 69 140
t3rd Rickman, Bob (N. Augusta) - Varn, Bob (Orangeburg) 71 69 140
t3rd Cato, Jay (Chesterfield) - Hendrick, Joe (Chesterfield) 70 70 140
t3rd Gianoukos, Andy (Charleston) - Gianoukos, Jimmie (Charleston) 69 71 140
t3rd Hoylen, Billy (Florence) - McCall, Allen (Florence) 70 70 140
LOM Hannon, Vic (Camden) - Stringer, Bob (Blythewood) 70 71 141
Faulkner, Jim (Greenville) - Leslie, Bo (Simpsonville) 70 71 141
Evans, J.R. (Okatie) - Morris, Chris (Okatie) 68 74 142
Persinger, Charles (Santee) - Rector, Jack (Anderson) 70 73 143
Johnson, Jeryl (Summerville) - Ramage, Gary (Summerville) 70 73 143
Daniel, Tony (Charleston) - York, Mo (Mt. Pleasant) 70 73 143
Martin, Jimmy (Columbia) - Oxner, Freddie (W. Columbia) 69 75 144
Hogan, Al (Myrtle Beach) - Moore, Charlie (N. Myrtle Beach) 71 75 146
First Flight
t1st Hiott, Marc (Pickens) - Tooke, Doug (Greenville) 72 69 141
t1st Bennett, Robby (Cheraw) - Howle, Wayne (Darlington) 73 68 141
3rd Hardy, Donald (Manning) - Hawkins, Jimmy (Irmo) 73 69 142
4th Di Pasquale, Bernie (Ladys Island) - Vincent, Thad (Sumter) 72 71 143
5th Aycock, David (Lexington) - Renfroe, Robert (Lexington) 72 73 145
6th Aiken, Julius (Greenville) - Talley, Scott (Greenville) 75 71 146
Mavrogordato, Michael (Bluffton) - Thiess, Albert (Bluffton) 72 74 146
Calkins, Mike (Columbia) - Callahan, Ron (Little Mountain) 75 71 146
Assey, Tim (Mt. Pleasant) - Padgette, Joe (N. Charleston) 72 74 146
Finley, Frank (Laurens) - Major, Tom (Greenwood) 75 71 146
Huff, William (Greenville) - Mason, David (Greer) 72 74 146
Bryant, Tom (Columbia) - Nesmith, Marvin (Lugoff) 73 74 147
Metz, Mike (Charleston) - Payne, Steve (Charleston) 73 74 147
Dawson, Koot (Blythewood) - Edwards, Linnwood (Spartanburg) 74 73 147
Guise, Keith (Callawassie Island) - Knapp, Sandy (Okatie) 72 75 147
Arrants, Ray (Bethune) - Bradham, Jimmy (Sumter) 73 75 148
Clark, Roger (Hilton Head) - Dione, Michel (Bluffton) 75 73 148
Ford, Tommy (Mt. Pleasant) - Swanson, Charlie (Mt. Pleasant) 75 74 149
Hencken, John (Bluffton) - Sabatini, Ron (Bluffton) 74 75 149
Alchermes, Brian (Columbia) - Alchermes, Stephen (Columbia) 74 76 150
Spencer, Gene (Blythewood) - Swicord, John (Pinopolis) 75 76 151
Cottrell, John (Gilbert) - Herndon, David (Lexington) 73 78 151
Pachol, Steve (Columbia) - Stubbs, Danny (Columbia) 75 79 154
Second Flight
1st Turner, Paul (Columbia) - Williams, Vince (Columbia) 77 70 147
2nd Blankenburg, Jeff (Greenville) - Gosnell, Dean (Greenville) 76 72 148
3rd Butler, Sammy (Irmo) - Derrick, Butch (Lexington) 77 72 149
4th Loebs, Gary (Conway) - Wysk, Jr., Walt (Myrtle Beach) 78 73 151
5th Goodwin, Jesse (Swansea) - Moore, Marion (Orangeburg) 78 74 152
6th Davis, John (St. Helena Island) - Dolan, David (St. Helena Island) 81 72 153
Johnson, Ron (Columbia) - Post, Jim (Columbia) 76 77 153
Cunningham, Dave (Okatie) - Young, Gibby (Okatie) 79 74 153
Eisenman, Bill (Hilton Head) - Woodruff, Jerry (Greenville) 78 75 153
Cuttino, Edwin (Mt. Pleasant) - Henderson, Barney (Charleston) 79 75 154
Roddey, Mike (Rock Hill) - Westcott, Larry (Lancaster) 78 77 155
Crain, Tom (Landrum) - Roberts, Thad (Landrum) 78 78 156
Garner, Porter (Greenwood) - Timmerman, Bennie (Greenwood) 81 75 156
Bacon, Bob (Charleston) - Ulmer, Bubber (Folly Beach) 81 76 157
Beard, Buddy (N. Charleston) - Wilkerson, Van (Kingstree) 76 82 158
Cheatham, George (St. Helena Island) - Valadez, Michael (St. Helena Island) 79 79 158
McKenzie, Butch (Lugoff) - Woodham, Tommy (Bishopville) 82 82 164
Luzzi, David (St. Helena Island) - Grady, Dave (St. Helena Island) 82 82 164
Forrest, Dallah (Greenville) - Mahler, Ted (Camden) 80 85 165
Bishop, Bill (Joanna) - Copeland, James (Clinton) 85 82 167
Burger, John (Ridge Spring) - Gessner, Bud (Johnston) 92 95 187

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