Georgia Sr. Four-Ball: 2 teams share lead
COLUMBUS, Ga. --- Through two rounds of the Georgia Senior Four-Ball Championship, two teams have matched each other's scores to remain at the top of the leaderboard. Rocky Costa of Alpharetta and Lee Dennis of Comer are in at 7-under-par 135 through 36 holes as are Chris Hall of Kennesaw and Jack Hall of Sea Island. Both teams have identical 66-69=135 scores and will begin the final round three strokes ahead of the field. The 22nd annual competition is taking place at the Country Club of Columbus and Green Island Country Club, November 13-15.

The Super Senior flight, competing with the Championship flight at the Country Club of Columbus, is led by Danny Daniels of Kingsland and Frank Perry of Fayetteville at 3- under-par 139 (71-68).

Over at Green Island Country Club, two teams share the lead in flight one at 2-under-par 140: Arch Arnold and Fred Miller (70-70), both of Columbus, and Andy Robinson of Columbus and Dan Trotter of Cataula (70-70). Flight two is led by two teams at 3-under- par 139: Bill Carroll, Jr., of Rome and Dwight Duke of Duluth (74-65) and Bill McCune and Frank Romeo (71-68), both of Columbus). Bob Kelly of Perry and Joe Pearson of Fort Valley top flight three at 7-over-par 149 (79-70). In flight four, Geoffrey Richardson of Roswell and Brad Ward of Marietta lead at 16-over-par 158 (79-79).

Due to heavy frost in the area, round two action was delayed. The Championship and Super Senior flights began their round at the Country Club of Columbus at 10:00 a.m., while the first through fourth flights at Green Island Country Club got underway at 10:30 a.m.

Entries were open to two-man teams of male amateur golfers age 55 or older as of November 13, and who had a maximum handicap differential of six strokes. The field of 92 teams is divided into flights by handicap index. The Championship flight and Super Senior flight are competing at the Country Club of Columbus, while the first through fourth flights are playing at Green Island Country Club in Columbus.

ABOUT THE Georgia Senior Four-Ball

Open to male amateur golfers; entrants must be at least 55 years old on or before the first day of the Championship for the Senior Division and 65 years old for the Super Senior Division; a maximum stroke differential of six strokes is allowed between partners; if the differential is more than six strokes, the higher index will be adjusted down to six strokes; the stroke differential does not apply in determining the low 48 teams by total team handicap index.

Field: 96 teams - 48 teams based on low team index comprise the Championship flight; remaining Senior Division teams drawn by lottery (1 exempt spot held for each host club; 4 exempt spots held for flight winners); low 24 teams (subject to change) by handicap index comprise the Super Senior Four-Ball Championship flight; both players must be at least 65 years or older as of the first day of the competition.

Format: 54 holes of flighted four-ball stroke play.

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