Hayes takes control at Trans-Miss Senior at La Jolla Country Club
23 May 2012
see also: Houston Country Club

LA JOLLA, Calif. (May 23, 2012) -- Kevin Hayes continues to lead the 2012 Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship at La Jolla Country Club, following a second-round 3-under par 69.

Hayes, a member at La Jolla CC, holds a seven-shot lead going into the final round on Thursday, May 24.

The second Trans-Mississippi Golf Assoc. Senior Championship, and first to be conducted under the stroke play format, is Hayes’ to lose. Hayes had four front-nine birdies and birdied his final two holes Wednesday.

Laguna Niguel, Calif.’s Kemp Richardson carded a second-round 75 and stands alone in second place. Three more players are another shot back at 5-over 149, including four-time Trans champion Chris Maletis of Portland, Ore.

Michael Mahoney of Scottsdale, Ariz., also a La Jolla CC member, saw his three-shot lead after the opening round balloon to eight in the super senior division after a second-round 75 Wednesday.

ABOUT THE Trans-Miss Senior

Entrants must be at least 55 years or older on or before the first day of the tournament, have a USGA Handicap Index (or equivalent) not exceeding 4.0 in the Championship Division (8.0 in the Super Senior Division) and be a member of Trans-Mississippi Golf Association member club (membership requirement is waived for those entrants receiving a special invitation from the Committee).

The championship will be 54-holes stroke play with two divisions: Championship – age 55 & older and Super Senior – age 65 & older.

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Results For Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1CAPatrick Duncan, Jr.Rancho Santa Fe, CA50073-76-73--222
2CAKemp RichardsonLaguna Niguel, CA40073-75-75--223
T3WATom PhillipsSeattle, WA30075-77-73--225
T3OHRobert KainHunting Valley, OH30076-73-76--225
T5CAKent ThompsonSan Diego, CA30079-73-74--226

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