Texas Defends U.S. Senior Challenge Title
21 Oct 2010
see also: U.S. Senior Challenge, Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Course


TULSA, Ok. (Oct 21, 2010) - The 26th United States Senior Challenge Team Championship concluded today at The Golf Club of Oklahoma in Broken Arrow (Tulsa), Oklahoma on a perfect fall day. The Texas team of captain Tom Doughtie of Amarillo, Mike Rice of Houston, Jerry Hudgins of Houston and John Grace of Fort Worth won by two shots with a 3 day score of 652. This is the third time in the history of the team championship that a state has won back to back titles, Florida 1988-1989 and Ohio 1993-1994. Michigan jumped to second place with a final round of 203 or 13 under par on Thursday with 652. Third place was tied between Indiana and California with a 655. Jim Knoll of Sunnyvale, California won the medalist honors with two outstanding rounds of 69 and 70 – 139, or 5 under par, on a very difficult but fair golf course.

Results For U.S. Senior Challenge
1NVDoug PoolLas Vegas, NV100072-73-71--216
2FLRob HessCasselberry, FL70074-73-71--218
T3ILTom StuderJoliet, IL50071-72-78--221
T3INRon CarterMonticello, IN50073-73-75--221
T5LARobert SheltonLafayette, LA50074-73-75--222

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ABOUT THE U.S. Senior Challenge

The U.S. Senior Challenge is the nation's only senior amateur event conducted in a state-team format.

Originally encompassing 15 states in 1985, the U.S. Senior Challenge now consists of teams and players from 37 states. Each member state is led by a State Captain selected and approved by the Board of Directors.

The championship is played each year at Gross Stroke play and includes participants 55 years of age and over with a maximum handicap of 4.

Teams consist of 4 men including the State Captain who selects the players. The field is limited to the first 30 teams entered.

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