Little, Watts and Wesley win GCC scramble

Published 12:30 am Saturday, September 27, 2008

A field of 19 three-person teams began arriving Saturday Morning for an 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start to almost perfect playing conditions for the Greenville County Club’s fall three-man scramble.

Flight leaders at the conclusion of play on Saturday were:

Championship Flight Zach Little, Marshall Watts, and Cody Wesley 54

First Flight: Jace Morgan, Russ Tranum, and Charles Betts, 61

Second Flight: Charles and Dana Raybon and Wallace Pierce; and,

Bryan Barganier, Gary Smith and Eric Robinson tied at 65.

Shooting the low scores of the tournament for both Saturday and Sunday, Zach Little,

Marshall Watts and Cody Wesley won the Championship Flight with a two-day total of 107.

The final results for all flights, by flight, were:

Championship Flight:

First Place: Zach Little, Marshall Watts and Cody Wesley 54 – 53 = 107

Second Place: David Hancock, Bill Lewis and Todd Norman 57 – 54 = 111

Third Place: Todd Bennett, Terry Fisher and Raphael Williamson 56 – 57 = 113

Fourth Place: Captain Mark Landers, Joby Norman and Lionel Rainey 56 – 60 = 116

Fifth Place: Steve, Paul and Mike Norman 58 – 61 = 119

Ricky Langston, Hunter Barrow and Scott Burkett 60 – 59 = 119

First Flight:

First Place: Charles Betts, Trey Majors and Russ Sanders 62 – 59 = 121

Second Place: Tommy Monk, Kenny Perdue and Tommy Ryan 63 – 59 = 122

Third Place: Jace Morgan, Russ Tranum and Tom Perdue 61 – 62 = 123

Fourth Place: Duke and Daniel Salay, and Ron Sasser 62 – 62 = 124

Fifth Place: Rick and Jeff Seymour and Ron Stewart 64 – 61 = 125

Sixth Place: Drew Bass, Tommy Guy and Parker Cheatham 63 – 63 = 126

Seventh Place: Mark and Scott Stein, and Steve Pittman 63 – 64 = 127

Second Flight:

First Place: Chris Coleman, Keith Megginson and James Ward 66 – 60 = 126

Second Place: Bryan Barganier, Eric Robinson, and Gary Smith 65 – 67 = 132

Third Place: Phillip Murphy, Eddie Pope and David Scott 67 – 67 = 134

Fourth Place: Charles and Dana Raybon, and Wallace Pierce 65 – 72 = 137

Fifth Place: Messers Massey, Murray and Roberts 68 – 69 = 137

Sixth Place: Chris Dickens, Tracy Flowers and Ron Petrey 71 – 72 = 143

Tournament Chairman Joe Watts noted again only one team finished above Par at the conclusion of the tournament.

Although the team of Dickens, Flowers and Petrey shot the highest score, from personal observation, they displayed the essence of a round of golf in the truest sense of the word.

Less than favorable shots brought laughter and words of encouragement for the next shot.

They enjoyed the weekend and the fellowship of each other’s company more than they worried about their score.

Golf Course Superintendent Tommy Ryan, Sr., having only recently taken over the maintenance of the golf course, had the course in excellent playing condition.

It was apparent that a “golfer” had selected pin positions for this tournament as indicated by more than one comment that the pins did not seem to be in as difficult positions as noted in previous tournaments.

In addition to two days of fun-filled golf, the Club hosted a Social Hour beginning at 5:00 p.m., and served the participants their choice of either a Steak or Shrimp Dinner following play on Saturday.

The next tournament scheduled at the Greenville Country Club is the Club Championship Tournament scheduled for Oct. 11 and 12.

This tournament, available to Club Members Only, will have a new format this year of having the regular Club Champion determined and of having a Senior Division Club Champion determined for those Golfers over 60 years of age.

All Club Members are asked and encouraged to participate in “your” club championship.