Frank Abbott's final-round 66 wins him SNGA Championship
Frank Abbott
Frank Abbott

BOULDER CITY, Nev. — Frank Abbott shot 66 in the final round of the SNGA Championship to win at Cascata for the fifth consecutive time. This is Abbott’s third straight SNGA Championship and he has won back to back Cascata Amateur’s in the summer of 2014 and 2015. Abbott also took home his second straight Super Senior Player of the Year Award.

In the Super Senior Net Division, Jim Olsen shot one under par over 36 holes to secure the Championship. John Kelley finished in second, one back, with an even par total of 144 Net for two days.

In the Championship Flight, Mark Vukovich surprised everyone with a come from behind victory to win his first SNGA event. Vukovich chased down first round leader Ed Fryatt to win the championship by one shot. Fryatt didn’t go away empty handed though, the former PGA Tour player won his first SNGA Player of the Year since the early 90’s.

The 2014 Player of the Year, Kenny Ebalo, finished in third place with a score of 149.

In the Senior Division, Gary Carpendale proved again that he is the class of the field by winning another SNGA Major. Carpendale won the City Amateur Championship earlier this year for the fourth time in five years and on Sunday, secured his second Senior Player of the Year in three years.

John Turk finished in second place with a score of 150 for two days.

The Senior Net Championship went to Randy Westby, the President of the North Dakota Golf Association. Westby shot 152 net over the two days to win his first championship with the SNGA.

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36-hole stroke play event with Championship, Net, Senior (ages 50+) and Silver (60+) divisions. Senior and Silver divisions have gross and net prizes. Must be a SNGA member.

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