Stephen Sharpe starts 2017 with Old Corkscrew Senior title
ESTERO, FL (January 6, 2017) -- One year after tying for second place at the Old Corkscrew Senior Stephan Sharpe has broken through and won the title. Championship hopes looked dim after a first round 80 at Old Corkscrew Golf Club but Sharpe rebounded with rounds of 72-73 to finish with a 54-hole total of 225 and four-strokes ahead of Owen Joyner.

Sharpe, from Greensboro, NC, is looking to build on a 2016 season that saw him earn points in seven AmateurGolf.com Ranking events. Along with his runner-up finish at the Old Corkscrew, Sharpe also earned a tie for fifth at The Hesler.

Joyner (Bonita Springs, FL) finished second after rounds of 78-74-77--229, third place was shared by Keith Decker (Martinsville, VA) 81-75-74--230; Sam Till (Fort Wayne, IN) 75-79-76--230 while Harold Payne (Hurricane, WV) placed fifth with a 80-77-74--231 tally.

The Super-Senior Division was won by Richard Pfeil (Naples, FL) with scores of 75-72-77--224 and in second place it was Peter Allen (Southport, NC). Allen put together rounds of 72-80-75--227.

Of the three divisions the closest race was in the Legends where Joe Pavoni (Prospect, KY) earned a one-stroke triumph over John Blank (Frostburg,MD). Pavoni posted 75-79-75--229 while for Blank his scores were 77-74-79--230.

ABOUT THE Old Corkscrew Senior

Opening "major" event of the Senior season which earns players points in the Golfweek and AmateurGolf.com senior rankings. The event is a 54 hole individual stroke play tournament for amateurs fifty-five years and over. The tournament includes a Senior Division (age 55- 64); Super-Senior Division (65 and over); and a Legends Division (70 and over), the Legends Division plays from the same yardage and tees as the Super-Senior Division. Participants must reach the minimum age requirement in each division bracket by the first tournament round.

Old Corkscrew Golf Club is a Jack Nicklaus ‘Signature Design’ that has received many coveted awards.

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Results For Old Corkscrew Senior Golf Tournament
1NCSteve SharpeGreensboro, NC70080-72-73=225
2FLOwen JoynerBonita Springs, FL40078-74-77=229
T3VAKeith DeckerMartinsville, VA30081-75-74=230
T3INSam TillFort Wayne, IN30075-79-76=230
5WVHarold PayneHurricane, WV30080-77-74=231

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