Texas Father-Son: Houston's Rumora team wins it

Bryan, TX (July 11, 2010) - The last stroke has been made in the Father-Son Championship at Miramont Country Club and the event could not have been more of a success. Patches of clouds dotting the blue skies and a slight breeze made for a picturesque Sunday of golf for the fathers and sons. The more than photogenic Robert Trent Jones, Jr design offered ideal conditions and scenery for the final day of competition. To compliment the sights, one team ran away with the show to finish at 17 under par. The Championship Flight was too close to call early this morning, but halfway through their round, the team of Craig and Jordan Rumora from Houston made it quite certain they would be the wire to wire leaders of this year’s event.

For a gross combined score total of 142 each player showed up to play with Craig shooting a 74 and Jordan firing a 68. Craig really found his composure after scoring a double bogey on the opening hole. Jordan shot an impressive 33 on the back nine with two birdies and an eagle on the 577 yard 14th. They went on to take the victory by 12 strokes. They finished 17 under par, 271, for the tournament. In second place was the team of Andy and Steven Williams who play out of Miramont CC. They shot a combined 152 for the final round. Third place was grasped by the team of Juan and Juan Jose Salcedo with a combined total of 144. Juan Jose shot the low for the day with a 67.

The Presidents Flight was a race to the finish with Team Patrick shooting a 71 for a 3-day gross four-ball total of 212. That one extra put they made on the course allowed them a one stroke victory over the teams of McGraw, Destefano, and Wernecke who all tied for second with a total of 213.

The Hogan Flight was topped by a score of 194 shot by the Charlie and Fin Ewing combo. They matched their 66 from day two to take a 2 shot victory over Team Tolbert would came in with a 65 in their final round. The Hisle team from San Antonio came in third place at 198 by shooting a 68 today.

Team Miller came home with a 66 to take first place in the Nelson Flight. They finished with a total of 192. Also in with a 66 was Team Haslam who ended three back for their 3-day total with 195. Team Hoff took third place with a total of 199.

The Crenshaw Flight found a victor in Team Smith. They closed out the competition with a 65 to give them a total of 191. Second place was taken by Team Chandler in the house with a scorching 61. 199 was the total for Team Freeman who took third place with a 66 in their Sunday round. The Kite Flight first place prize was taken by Team Fowler with a 65 for a total of 197. Two strokes back was Team Lawrence with a 66 for a total of 199. Third place was nabbed by Team Garner who also shot a 66 for a total of 203.

Team Copeland took first place in the Trevino Flight. They finished the tournament with a total of 194 with a Sunday round of 68. Team Ryan let victory just slip by with a total one back by a shooting a 66 today. Team Cornell finished in third with a total of 198.

ABOUT THE Texas Father-Son

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers with a USGA Handicap Index of 18.0 or less. Either father or son must be a member of a club which currently belongs to the Texas Golf Association. Both players must be a current resident of Texas; non-residents are not eligible.

Format/Field Size: The field will be limited to 80 teams. The Championship Division will consist of a maximum 40 teams with the lowest combined handicap indexes. These teams will play four- ball stroke play in rounds one and two. After 36 holes, the championship division will be separated into two flights. The low 50% (and ties) will make up the Championship Flight and will play Combined Score (individual stroke play using both players scores) in the final round to determine the overall champion. The team with the lowest 54 hole total will determine the overall champions. The remaining teams from the Championship Division will be placed in the Presidents Flight, and will play another round of four- ball stroke play for their final round. Teams will carry their 36-hole total score forward to determine the President Flight winner. The team with the lowest 54 hole total will determine the winner.

All other flights will play a net four-ball format for each round. The TGA reserves the right to adjust players’ handicaps if necessary. Teams will be pre-flighted based on team handicap index.

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