McCusker wins Louisiana Senior by five
-Story courtesy of the Louisiana Golf Association
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (August 23, 2014) — Robert McCusker of Baton Rouge fired a one-under par 71 on Saturday to win the 2014 Louisiana Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship at The Bluffs Golf Resort in St. Francisville.
McCusker started the final round with a four shot lead and never relinquished it, ultimately winning by five strokes over runner-up Eddie Lyons of Shreveport. McCusker’s final round 71 capped off an impressive three day total of four-under par 212, the only competitor to finish under par for the Championship.
McCusker started his round with a bogey on the par 4 1st hole, which is a dogleg left that runs adjacent to the bluff on Thompson Creek. He made three consecutive pars and the made back-to-back birdies at the par 4 5th hole and the par 4 6th hole. He made par on the next two holes, then added another birdie at the par 5 9th hole, making the turn at two-under par 34.
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