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John Ross Cruises to WV Senior Open
WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV (May 12, 2016) - John Ross finished off the West Virginia Senior Open with a final round 1-under 71 to finish 4-under and six clear of Ty Roush and the rest of the field. Ross pulled away from the field during Wednesday's first round at The Greenbrier Resort with a 3-under-par 69.

Between the two days Ross tallied 12 birdies and played both the par-4's and par-5's in 3-under-par. However, maybe the most important stretch of golf for Ross came on Wednesday during the final seven holes of his first round.

Sitting on 1-over-par through the first 11 holes Ross birdied four of the last seven to move to 3-under for the tournament and create a three-stroke cushion heading into the final round.

On Thursday Ross did start with a bogey but he left little doubt in what the outcome would be as he birdied holes 3-5 in succession.

Roush ended up in second place at 2-over, Jim Grimmett was 4-over in third, Burt Baine finished fourth at 6-over while Barry Evans and Richard Moore tied for fifth at 9-over.

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ABOUT THE West Virginia Senior Open

Entries are open to both professional and amateur golfers 50 years of age and above who are members of the WVGA. The championship will be a 36-hole stroke play championship with each division playing a separate set of tees. Divisions will include Championship, Silver (60-69), and Gold (70+).

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