amateurgolf.com Monterey Cty Four-Ball: Final Results

(March 4, 2007) -- Any time Jeff Wilson and Todd Barsotti team up at the Pacific Grove Golf Links, it seems they finish up at or near the top of the leaderboard.

Sunday's final round at the amateurgolf.com Monterey City Four-Ball was no exception, as the duo defended their crown with a 61-65--126 to hold off Bill Moore and Timothy Tipton's 65-62--127.

"I think we've played here as a team five or six times and won three of them," said Wilson. "We have a good time when we're here, and I think that makes us play well. This course has some funky lies and akward shots, you can make bogey pretty easily, even on the short holes."

Wilson and Barsotti knew they had a slim one or two shot lead going into the 16th hole.

"We were aware they were close, we were trying to get one more birdie down the stretch," said Barsotti. "We didn't, but fortunately it didn't hurt us."

Barsotti credited his partner for a pair of key pars on the final two holes, including a two-putt from 40 feet.

Wilson, however through the credit back to Barsotti.

"Todd really played well at this event," he said. "He made the majority of birdies, which is what you need at this course, you need to take advantage of your opportunities."

In the senior division, Shelton Washburn and Jay Guerin's four-shot victory was the most comfortable of the tournament, a surprising result considering the two had never played together before and didn't even know they had a spot in the tourney until Friday.

After a withdrawal opened up a spot, the pair jumped in and fired a 63-66--129. Both scores were the low senior totals for the day.

"The pin positions were a little more tucked the second day, you had to somehow position the ball," said Washburn. "The greens are small, so if you aren't in the right position you are playing more defensively than offensively."

In the net division, Darrian Houde and Steve Randesi found themselves two strokes back to Paul Polhemus and Kevin Pitto after the first day despite shooting a 62.

Houde and Randesi stayed low on Sunday, however, carding a 61 for the victory.

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Final results from the amateurgolf.com Monterey County Four-Ball, played at the par-70, 5732 yard Pacific Grove Golf Links follow:
Todd Barsotti, Fresno, CA / Jeff Wilson, Fairfield, CA 61 65 126
Bill Moore, Pacific Grove, CA / Timothy Tipton, Del Rey Oaks, CA 65 62 127
George Erbez, Antioch, CA / Tony McBroom, Stockton, CA 63 65 128
Casey Boyns, Pacific Grove, CA / Kevin Kobalter, San Rafael, CA 64 64 128
John DeSantis, Salinas, CA / R. Mark House, Carmel Valley, CA 64 65 129
Cliff Davis, Fairfield, CA / Eddie Davis, San Mateo, CA 65 64 129
Terry Foreman, Antioch, CA / Mark Miller, Antioch, CA 66 63 129
Peter Balisha, Turlock, CA / Sam Smith, Turlock, CA 65 65 130
Jerry Ledzinski, Carmel, CA / Frank Pokigo Jr., Carmel Valley, CA 69 61 130
David Capel, Ripon, CA / Jamie Looper, Oakdale, CA 67 64 131
Jason Anthony, Fairfield, CA / Tom Kirby, Fairfield, CA 66 66 132
Vincent Buzzini, Stockton, CA / Len Pruss, Stockton, CA 65 68 133
Jeff Burda, Modesto, CA / Patrick Burda, Modesto, CA 66 67 133
Jeff Britton, Carmel, CA / David Gill, King City, CA 67 66 133
Bryson Dechambeau, Clovis, CA / Jon DeChambeau, Clovis, CA 69 65 134
Dan Bieber, Alamo, CA / Bob Fulton, Pleasanton, CA 69 65 134
Phil Harris, Modesto, CA / William Tonge, Modesto, CA 70 67 137
Kenneth Dieker, Modesto, CA / Rick Simas, Modesto, CA 69 69 138
Tim Auger, Monterey, CA / Jeff Bell, Castroville, CA 71 67 138
Wayne Bass, Clayton, CA / Dominic De Bellis, Brentwood, CA 71 67 138
Sal Felice II, Hollister, CA / Tom Koster, Salinas, CA 73 69 142
Colin Campbell, Modesto, CA / Thomas Moore, Carmel, CA 76 70 146
Jay Guerin, Freemont CA / Shelton Washburn, Novato, CA 63 66 129
Marshall Raymer, Pleasanton, CA / Robert Rowland, Danville, CA 64 69 133
Tom Lyons, Pleasanton, CA / Tom O'Grady, Los Altos, CA 66 69 135
Marco Dusi, Escalon, CA / Ken Webb, Turlock, CA 70 66 136
Bruce Black, Los Gatos, CA / Sandy Gillespie, Los Altos, CA 68 70 138
David Hemrick, Aptos, CA / Frank Pieper, CA 70 68 138
Rex Massier, Concord, CA / Jim Ono, Saratoga, CA 71 67 138
Ron Garrison, Walnut Creek, CA / Bob Schoenherr, San Jose, CA 68 71 139
Chip Campion, Salinas, CA / Doug Dusenbury, Monterey, CA 69 70 139
Terry Ackerman, Monterey, CA / Charles Richesin, Lodi, CA 71 68 139
Julius Simonini, San Rafael, CA / Bill Sonnenberg, San Rafael, CA 74 70 144
Bill Bluchel, CA / Robert Myers, San Rafael, CA 74 74 148
Darian Houde, Pacific Grove, CA / Steve Randesi, San Jose, CA 62 61 123
Paul Polhemus, Lodi, CA / Kevin Pitto, Lodi, CA 60 66 126
Dan Gray, Patterson, CA / Brandon Murphy, Escalon, CA 61 67 128
Charles Balisha, Turlock, CA / Axel Gomez, Turlock, CA 65 63 128
Glenn Lee, Fairfax, CA / Wes Tom, Sacramento, CA 64 65 129
Bruce Aschenbrenner, Modesto, CA / Lee Hoddy, Stevenson Ranch, CA 64 66 130
Andrew Loftus, Salina, CA / Jerry Sosa, Santa Cruz, CA 67 64 131
Michael Kinch, Modesto, CA / Mark Wilbur, CA 65 66 131
Mark Botelho, Salinas, CA / Roger Soell, Salinas, CA 66 66 132
Todd Knapp, Salinas, CA / Mark Silacci, Salinas, CA 64 69 133
David Staszko, San Jose, CA / Greg Staszko, San Jose, CA 67 66 133
Vincent Steele, Concord, CA / Rob Vieira, Stockton, CA 67 67 134
Stan Colombo, Oakdale, CA / Richard DePonte, Oakdale, CA 69 65 134
Joseph Casey, San Jose, CA / Lawrence O'Neill, San Jose, CA 70 67 137
Alan Asbe, CA / James Marinello, Concord, CA 72 66 138
Bill Foley, San Ramon, CA / Rob McCourt, Danville, CA 69 70 139
Scott Carelli, San Francisco, CA / Tim Yager, San Jose, CA 70 71 141
Steve Moore, Pebble Beach, CA / Rick Ravalin, Monterey, CA 74 67 141
Jeff Lerner, Sunnyvale, CA / Rick Pittenger, San Jose, CA 73 69 142
Savas Loukedis, San Francisco, CA / Bob Opie, Cambria, CA 72 72 144

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