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CHARLESTON, W.VA. — John Duty of Hurricane took his eighth Little General Stores Low Round of the Day at the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) Senior Series event Tuesday at Moundsville Country Club with a two over par 72, thanks to two birdies.
“Players at the Senior Series here at Moundsville Country Club enjoyed perfect weather,” said WVGA Tournament Director Chance Hindbaugh. “The field of 43 was highlighted by a tight finish in all three divisions.”
The West Virginia Senior Series, which is presented by Little General Stores and conducted by the WVGA, is for players age 50 and up. Categories are: Senior, 50-59; Silver, 60-69; Gold, 70-79; and 80+.
Division winners were:
- Senior Gross: Bryan Myers Wheeling;
- Senior Net: John Ridenour of Long Bottom, Ohio;
- Silver Gross: John Duty of Hurricane;
- Silver Net: Cecil Palmer of Fairview, a first-time participant in the Senior Series;
- Gold Gross: Neil Christiansen of Parkersburg;
- Gold Net: Mike Wylie of White Sulphur Springs;
- 80+ Gross and Net: Bob White of Hurricane.
Click here for the event leaderboard: Senior Series at Moundsville Country Club.
The Senior Series is back in action Wednesday, September 21, at Riverside Golf Course. For more information please visit wvga.org.
About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. We encourage people of all ages, especially our senior men and women, to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition, we serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. It is also our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.