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.