SPRING, TX (April 6, 2016)--Ivan Lawson leads the
Senior Division and three are tied atop of the Super
Senior Division after the opening round of the South
Senior Amateur Championship. Lawson shot a 2-under
par 70 to take a one stroke lead after day one. Marshall
Utterson, Charles Reeve, and Peter Kirchner all shot a
1-under par 71 to share the lead in the Super Senior
Division. Cypesswood Golf Club (Tradition Course),
north of Houston in Spring, is the host site for this
Lawson, of Cypress, recorded three birdies
throughout his first round to help take one stroke lead.
Lawson didn’t get off to an ideal started and he
bogeyed his first hole, the par four 10th. He bounced
right back with birdies on the next two holes on his
way to a 1-under par first nine total of 35. Lawson
would add one more birdie on the day to finish with a
2-under par 70.
The Senior Division will begin play at 8:00 AM with
our final group teeing off of Hole #1 at 9:48. Lawson
will be joined in the final pairing by Bobby Baugh, of
San Antonio, and John Dowdall, of Fulshear. Both
Baugh and Dowdall are one stroke back after carding a
1-under par 71.
The defending South Senior Amateur Champion,
David Ortego, shot a 2-over par 74 and is four strokes
off of Lawson’s lead.
Three are tied for the lead in the Super Senior
Division at 1-under par 71. The threesome includes
Utterson and Reeve, both of Houston, and Kirchner, of
Spring. Utterson and Kirchner are both past Super
Senior Division champions. Utterson was the champion
in 2014 at Raveneaux Country Club and Kirchner was
the champion in 2012 at the Club at Falcon Point.
Alone in fourth place is Tom McGraw, of Montgomery,
after carding an even par 72.
The defending South Super Senior Champion,
Chris Larsen, shot a 1-over par 73 and is tied for fifth
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