Huge comeback for Pat Duncan at Trans-Miss Senior
24 May 2012
see also: Eldorado Country Club

-- photo Tran-Miss Committee
-- photo Tran-Miss Committee
LA JOLLA, Calif. (May 24, 2012) -- Patrick Duncan, Sr. of Rancho Santa Fe, Cal., closed with a final round 1-over par 73 to come back to win the 2012 Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship at La Jolla Country Club.

Starting his third round eight strokes off the lead, Duncan, Sr. finished the 54-hole championship at 6-over-par 222 (73-76-73). The landscaping contractor, made birdies on the par-5 15th and par-3 16th holes to take the lead.

Kemp Richardson of Laguna Niguel, Calif. finished in second place, one stroke back at 223 (73-75-75.)

La Jolla Country Club’s Kevin Hayes, who enjoyed a seven-shot lead entering the round, struggled to an 87 Thursday and finished tied for 10th at 12-over 228. Hayes, playing in his first Trans championship, had rounds of 72 and 69 to open the event.

Tom Philips of Scottsdale, Ariz. tied for third at 225 (75-77-73) with Bob Kain of La Quinta, CA 225 (76-73-76.)

In the Super Senior Division, La Jolla Country Club member Michael Mahoney led from start to finish and cruised to a three-shot victory at 9-over 225 total.

Jim Myers of Oceanside, Cal. and Bob Rowland of Danville, CA finished in a tie for second place at 12-over 228 total.

The third Trans Senior Championship is scheduled for May 2013 at The Gallery in Tucson, Ariz.

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
T3AZTom PhillipsScottsdale, AZ30075-77-73--225
T3OHRobert KainHunting Valley, OH30076-73-76--225
T5CAKent ThompsonSan Diego, CA30079-73-74--226

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