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Reigning Champions Detweiler and Simson Take the NC Super Senior Four-Ball Lead

 

GREENVILLE, N.C. (March 29, 2021) -- First round results of the 4th North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball Championship at Greenville Country Club in Greenville, N.C. on March 29, 2021. The 65+ Division is competing at 5,922 yards and the 70+ Division is competing at 5,411 yards (par 35-36--71). 
 

The CGA is conducting this championship under the COVID-19 Tournament Protocols. Learn more here
 

Related: Championship Web Site | Full Field of Players | Starting Times | Scoring | History


Don Detweiler and Paul Simson of Raleigh have taken an early lead at the 4th North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball. The reigning champions capitalized on par 3s today, carding birdies on three out of four of them. Detweiler and Simson made eight birdies and two bogeys to finish with an outstanding 6-under-par, 65. The side has won nine CGA four-ball Championships (2008, 2010 and 2012 Carolinas Senior Four-Ball; 2009, 2013 and 2019 NC Senior Four-Ball; 2018 and 2019 Carolinas Super Senior Four-Ball; 2019 North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball) and we can expect to see them play hard tomorrow as they try to earn their tenth.


The leaderboard is tight behind Detweiler and Simson with a four-way-tie for second position. Ed Donlin of Concord and Rick Kline of Pinehurst, Charlie Parks of Albemarle and Doug Owens of Asheboro, Cliff Seastrunk and Lennie Barton of Raleigh, and Todd Turner of Winston-Salem and Dickie Brewer of West End are tied at 3-under-par, 68 after the opening round.


Russ McLauchlan of Fuquay Varina and Terry Rathman of Gastonia tied the low round of the day at 6-under-par, 65 to lead the 70+ Division. The 2018 runners-up Robert Desjardins of Wilson and William Boles of Matthews are tied for second position with John Bunn of Apex and Raymond Davis of Raleigh at 2-under-par, 69 entering the final round tomorrow.


4th North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball Championship

Greenville Country Club, Greenville, N.C.

First Round Results: 65+ Division

Pos. Players City, State To Par R1
1 Donald Detweiler + Paul Simson Raleigh, NC -6 65
T2 Ed Donlin + Rick Kline Concord, NC, Pinehurst, NC -3 68
T2 Charlie Parks + Doug Owens Asheboro, NC, Albemarle, NC -3 68
T2 Cliff Seastrunk + Lennie Barton Raleigh, NC -3 68
T2 Todd Turner + Dickie Brewer West End, NC, Winston Salem, NC -3 68
T6 James Brown + Brad Burris High Point, NC -2 69
T6 Russ Perry + Lawrence Hicks Winston Salem, NC, Greensboro, NC -2 69
T8 Lee Keesler + Skip Dunaway Charlotte, NC -1 70
T8 David Millis + Kim Mansfield High Point, NC, Jackson Springs, NC -1 70
T8 Ken Eichele + Chuck Latham Pinehurst, NC, Vass, NC -1 70
T11 Wayne Pyrtle + Dick Hogan Burlington, NC E 71
T11 Frank Golden + Steve Wilkinson Charlotte, NC, Wilmington, NC E 71
T11 Robbie Armistead + Robert Parrott Raleigh, NC E 71
T14 John Fritz + Evan Long Mint Hill, NC, Charlotte, NC +1 72
T14 Dick Foss + Jim Lazour Wilmington, NC, Wlimington, NC +1 72
T16 Jack Blankenhorn + Dee Blankenhorn Raleigh, NC +2 73
T16 Johnny Adams + Brian Monahan Cary, NC, Hillsborough, NC +2 73
T16 Kenny Treece + Bill Engle Monroe, NC, Stanfield, NC +2 73
T16 Paul Stroup + David Brewer Charlotte, NC +2 73
T16 Jim Gallagher + John Richardson Charlotte, NC +2 73
T21 David Cathcart + Robert Phifer Charlotte, NC +3 74
T21 Scott Baltz + John Bashford Raleigh, NC +3 74
T21 Donald Moore + John Stratton Greensboro, NC +3 74
T21 Sandy Shimer + Ricky Asbell Kinston, NC, Nashville, NC +3 74
T21 Wes Davis + Scott Hammond Clayton, NC +3 74
T26 Trip Boinest + Keith Hiller Shelby, NC, Clemmons, NC +5 76
T26 Lennie Younce + Daniel  Cook Lenoir, NC +5 76
T28 Phillip Greene MD + Curtis Rudolph Charlotte, NC +6 77
T28 Scott Humrickhouse + Chuck Parker Raleigh, NC +6 77
30 Ray Novicki + Russell Eaves Southern Pines, NC, Greenville, NC +7 78
WD Kedar Brown + Phillip Allen Matthews, NC, Roxboro, NC - WD



4th North Carolina Super Senior Four-Ball Championship

Greenville Country Club, Greenville, N.C.

First Round Results: 70+ Division

Pos. Players City, State To Par R1
1 Russ McLauchlan + Terry Rathman Fuquay Varina, NC, Gastonia, NC -6 65
T2 Raymond Davis + John Bunn Apex, NC, Raleigh, NC -2 69
T2 Robert Desjardins + William Boles Matthews, NC, Wilson, NC -2 69
T4 Vardaman Banks + Jerry Hartsell Matthews, NC, Midland, NC -1 70
T4 Pete Allen + Keith Li Southport, NC -1 70
T4 Greg Powell + David Watterworth Charlotte, NC -1 70
7 Bob Yow + Jack Hooks Clinton, NC, Wilmington, NC +1 72
T8 Bob Beasley + Wiley Barrett Greensboro, NC, Southern Pines, NC +3 74
T8 Jim Gress + Tom Thorpe Clemmons, NC +3 74
T8 James Curry + Stephen Lanier Southport, NC +3 74
T11 Robert Dail + Dewane Frutiger Wendell, NC, Greenville, NC +4 75
T11 Jim Blaylock + John Welch Winston-Salem, NC, Winston Salem, NC +4 75
13 Bill Martinson + Rick Lafata Chapel Hill, NC, Raleigh, NC +5 76
14 Bob Norman + Ray Jackson Rocky Mount, NC +6 77
15 John Ibsen + Wally Peterson Staley, NC, Winterville, NC +9 80

 

Schedule of Final Round:

 

Tuesday, March 30

Final Round - 18 Holes of Four-Ball Stroke Play

9:30 a.m. to 11:42 a.m. Starting times off of #1 and #10


 

About the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA)

The CGA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that was founded in 1909 to promote and to protect the game of golf in the Carolinas by providing competitions, education, support and benefits to golf clubs and golfers. The CGA is the second largest golf association in the country with over 700 member clubs represented by nearly 150,000 individuals.

The CGA annually conducts 48 championships and five team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also runs over 150 One-Day (net and gross) events as well as qualifying for USGA national championships. The CGA serves golf in the Carolinas with numerous programs such as: the USGA Handicap System; tournament management software and support; course measuring and course/slope ratings; agronomy consultation; answers about the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, and Handicapping; Carolinas Golf Magazine; Interclub series; Tarheel Youth Golf Association; Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame; expense assistance for USGA Junior and Girls' Junior qualifiers from the Carolinas; and the Carolinas Golf Foundation (CGF). The CGF has distributed nearly $2,000,000 since 1977 to benefit Carolinas' golf initiatives including junior and women's programs.     

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