Hudgins, Harris claim Senior Amateur titles

HOUSTON, TX (OCT. 17, 2010) -- Jerry Hudgins captured his second Greater Houston Senior Men's Amateur championship and Wayne Harris of Missouri City won the Super Senior Division at Memorial Park Golf Couse.

The 62-year-old Hudgins, who won this championship in 2006, broke par all three rounds, shooting 69-70-69 for an 8-under-par 208 total. Defending champion Hunter Nelson finished 4 shots back. Nelson also recorded three rounds under par, 71-70-71—212.

The top 10 finishers are exempt for the 2011 championship. Other exempt competitors: Mike Booker of The Woodlands (73-73-67—213), David Pocknall of Katy (72-67-76—215), Richard Williams of Montgomery (72-73071—212), Robert McKinney (75-70-73—218), Steve Cribari of The Woodlands (74-72-74—220), Scott Broadwell (76-74-71—221), Alan Fame (75-72-76—223) and Chuck Reeve (74-76-74—224).

Harris, 66, of Missouri City won the Super Senior Division for golfers 65-and-up. Harris fired a 5-under-par 67, the low round of the Super Senior Division, to post a 2-shot come-fron-behind victory over Bert Rogers of The Woodlands.

Harris, who carded six birdies and only one bogey on Sunday, shot 79-72-67 for a 2-over-par 218 total. Rogers, who led the first two rounds, shot 73-71-76—220 to finish a stroke in front of Joe White of Pasadena (76-72-73).

ABOUT THE Houston City Senior

54-hole stroke play tournament held at Memorial Park, with senior and super-senior divisions. Players must have permanent residency in the Greater Houston area which includes the following counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller.

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