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Two teams tied for Alabama Senior Four-Ball lead
Claud Cooper (Alabama Golf Association photo)
Claud Cooper (Alabama Golf Association photo)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Oct. 13, 2018) – First-round leaders Robert Nelson and Walker Grant carded a second-round 67 at Wynlakes Golf & Country Club on Saturday to maintain a partial hold on the top spot of the Alabama Senior Four-Ball leaderboard. The pair finished 36 holes at 13-under 131 and now find themselves tied for first with Steve Hudson and Claud Cooper, who posted a 7-under 65 in the second round.

Hudson and Cooper outplayed every other team in the field on Saturday with their bogey-free round. In fact, the pair has had only one bogey so far this week – on the par-5 first on Friday.

Nelson and Grant will be motivated to defend their 2017 title. They also won this event in 2014.

Joey Holley of Troy and Stan Sherlin of Montgomery are only two shots back at 11-under 133. That duo won the event in 2012.

After two rounds, 18 teams are under par with the field average score at 71.72. The field has also carded 103 birdies so far and one eagle.

In the Super Senior Division, Tommy Williams and Lamar Hart grabbed the lead after firing a 9-under 63. That gave them a four-stroke advantage over David Fry and Wayne Gardner.

Information from Alabama Golf Association used in this report

ABOUT THE Alabama Senior Four-Ball

Entries are open to sides of male amateur golfers who are legal residents of Alabama and have an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club. Maximum allowable combined team handicap is 16.8 for Championship Division; 20.8 for Super Senior 65+ Division.

54 holes of gross four-ball stroke play. Sides in the Championship Division will play the Championship tees and eligible to win the overall Championship. Sides in the Super Senior 65+ Division plays a shorter course and not eligible for the overall Championship.

The field will be cut to the low 30 sides and ties after 36 holes. Number of sides making the cut is calculated based upon percentage of sides in each division compared with the total field. The lowest score for 54 holes in the Championship Division will be the overall Champion and the lowest score in the Super Senior 65+ Division is the division champion. In the event of a tie for first place in the overall Champion

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