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Huge comeback for Pat Duncan at Trans-Miss Senior

Trans-Miss Senior Committee
published 24 May 2012

see also: Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship Golf Tournament


Pat Duncan, Sen. wins
the 2012 Trans-Miss Senior

-- 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.

Trans-Mississippi Senior Championship Golf Tournament: Top Finishers

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amateurgolf.com Player Rankings points events
Place    Player Scores
1 CA Patrick Duncan, Jr., Rancho Santa Fe, CA 73-76-73--222
2 CA Kemp Richardson, Laguna Niguel, CA 73-75-75--223
T3 WA Tom Phillips, Seattle, WA 75-77-73--225
T3 OH Robert Kain, Hunting Valley, OH 76-73-76--225
T5 CA Kent Thompson, San Diego, CA 79-73-74--226
T5 CA Frank Pieper, Carmel, CA 77-75-74--226
T5 CO David Delich, Colorado Springs, CO 81-70-75--226
T8 TX Daniel Cook, The Woodlands, TX 81-74-72--227
T8 AZ Bob Burton, Scottsdale, AZ 74-80-73--227
T10 NV Douglas Pool, Las Vegas, NV 78-75-75--228
T10 CA Steven Hakes, Coronado, CA 76-74-78--228
T10 OR Chris Maletis, Portland, OR 74-75-79--228
T10 CA Kevin Hayes, La jolla, CA 72-69-67--228
T14 TX Corliss Nelson, Dallas, TX 79-76-74--229
T14 KS Randy Vautravers, Andover, KS 79-75-75--229
T16 VA Ben Hargis, VA 75-80-75--230
T16 TX Larry Nunez, Austin, TX 76-76-78--230
T16 LA Eddie Lyons, Shreveport, LA 74-77-79--230
T19 CO Steve Bell, Denver, CO 74-81-76--231
T19 CA Rich Tolly, Laguna Hills, CA 76-79-76--231
T19 CA Jeff Burda, Modesto, CA 75-80-76--231
T19 CA John Hoffman, San Diego, CA 73-78-80--231
T19 CA Bill Brammer, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 73-77-81--231

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