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Goldwater Cup: Arizona Pros Come Out on Top

SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN, Arizona (November 28, 2006) -- Just weeks after the passing of Bob Goldwater, Sr., the state's best amateurs and pros teed it up for the 46th time, with the SWSPGA winning both divisions, but just squeaking by the Seniors.

Congrats to Open Divsion captain Jeremy Defalco for winning his singles match Tuesday and Rob McIver halving his for 1/2 point.

Senior Divison winners were: Captain Ken Kellaney, Jerry Loftis, Duke DeBernardi, Rich Morrison and Dan Fitas with Guy Gedeon halving his match.

Final Results: Open Division: SWSPGA: 19 - AGA: 5 Senior Division: SWSPGA: 9 1/2 - AGA: 8 1/2

To view detailed results, click on the tournament name next to "see also" at the top of this page, and follow the "results" tab.

ABOUT BOB GOLDWATER ================== Bob Goldwater, a Valley businessman known as the "Father of the Phoenix Open" and the younger brother of an Arizona political titan, died Saturday morning at his Phoenix home, surrounded by family and friends, his son said.

Goldwater, 96, died of natural causes, said Don Goldwater, who lost his bid for the Republican nomination for governor in the September primary.

"He passed the way he lived - full of life," Goldwater told The Arizona Republic.

Bob Goldwater, a member of one of the state's most influential Republican families, was the brother of the late Barry Goldwater, the five-time U.S. senator from Arizona and 1964 presidential candidate who died May 29, 1998, at his Paradise Valley home.

** story courtesy Arizona Golf Association **

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