44th SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship – Final Results

SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship
Santee Cooper Country Club
Santee, SC
October 28-29, 2017

Teaster and Truett Come From Behind

Tim Teaster and Sammy Truett were able to fire the low round of the day and capture the 44th Senior Better Ball Championship. Despite cold and windy conditions, Teaster and Truett were able to post a bogey free seven under par 65 and a two day total of 131. Kevin King and partner Rick Cloninger finished alone in second place after a second round 67 and two day total of 133. First round co-leaders Joe Hendrick and Daran Womack claimed third place finishing three shots back.

In the First Flight, Walter Odiorne and Jim Wise claimed top honors after a second round 68 and a two day total of 139. Jim Burgess and Steve Horton finished in second place while Tim Eich and Hueng Kim finished alone in third place. In the Second Flight, Frank Finley and Lewis Rollins made a big jump to the top of the flight following up their first round 76 with a final round of two under par 70. Robby Bennett and Wayne Howell finished alone in second place at 148. Randy Johnson and Joe Padgette finished in third place after a second round 75 and two day total of 149.

The 2017 Senior Better Ball Championship is one of 21 major championships conducted by the South Carolina Golf Association. The 44th Annual event was played on the 6,369 yard, par 72 golf course at Santee Cooper Country Club in Santee, SC. The field was broken into three flights after Saturday’s round. This year’s Championship had to be rescheduled due to the logistical concerns associated with evacuations caused by Hurricane Irma in September.

Final Results

 Championship Flight Gift Cert.
1Teaster, Tim / Truett, Sammy66-65---131$400
2Cloninger, Rick / King, Kevin66-67---133$250
3Hendrick, Joe / Womack, Daran65-71---136$200
4Gravley, Mike / Pope, Tim65-72---137$150
5Hargett, Eddie / Todd, Walter67-71---138$100
6Houghton, Rich / Stubbs, Danny68-71---139 
7Hines, Bobby / Wagner, Duff69-71---140 
T8Sylvan, Gus / Todd, Td70-71---141 
T8Edwards, Jimmy / Welker, John69-72---141 
10Congdon, Andy / Trent, Lance69-73---142 
T11Mahoney, Mike / Stoudenmire, Joel70-75---145 
T11Johnson, Jeryl / Ramage, Gary69-76---145 
13McAvoy, Sean / Nevins, Joe69-78---147 
    
 First Flight Gift Cert.
1Odiorne, Walter / Wise, Jim71-68---139$300
2Burgess, Jim / Horton, Steve71-69---140$250
3Eich, Tim / Kim, Hueng73-68---141$200
T4Hiott, Marc / Tooke, Doug71-72---143$125
T4Beck, Byron / Hoylen, Billy71-72---143$125
T6Corn, Skip / Weston, Rich73-71---144 
T6Newman, Bobby / Sill, Stan71-73---144 
T6Barnette, Perry / Edgar, Ric72-72---144 
9Pachol, Steve / Schachner, Greg72-73---145 
T10Hawkins, Jimmy / Tyler, Tim72-74---146 
T10Avery, Nick / Newsome, Roger72-74---146 
T10Boles, Charlie / Fulton, Bob72-74---146 
T13Gianoukos, Andy / Gianoukos, Jimmie72-75---147 
T13Pate, Chris / Ross, Joe71-76---147 
15Moore, Richard / Smunk, Bill73-76---149 
16Babb, Tim / Horne, Joseph73-81---154 
    
 Second Flight Gift Cert.
1Finley, Frank / Rollins, Lewis76-70---146$300
2Bennett, Robby / Howle, Wayne75-73---148$250
3Johnson, Randy / Padgette, Joe74-75---149$200
T4Goodwin, Jesse / Shuler, Randy74-77---151$125
T4Stembridge, James / Wilson, Rufus75-76---151$125
T6Calkins, Mike / Callahan, Ron76-76---152 
T6Ormond, John / Post, Jim75-77---152 
T8Tutterow, Winn / York, Mo77-76---153 
T8Childers, Jim / Turner, Paul76-77---153 
T8Oyervides, Rick / Satterfield, Ricky79-74---153 
11Aldous, Rick / Shealy, Rusty78-77---155 
12Herb, Sam / Isgett, Sam75-81---156 
13Martin, Dubby / Shuler, Tim76-81---157 
14Rickman, Bob / Roach, Michael81-81---162 
15Libro, Pat / Tyrrell, Sheldon85-81---166 
T16Orcutt, Ken / Tilson, Hugh85-84---169 
T16Clark, John / Walling, Reggie84-85---169