Zylstra Wins Riverwood Invitational

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL (January 5, 2011) -- Bill Zylstra, from Ocklawaha, Florida defended his title at the Riverwood Senior Invitational on Wednesday with conviction, winning by 7 strokes despite closing with his highest score of the three round event.

Zylstra, the third ranked player in the 2010 amateurgolf.com Senior Player-of-the-Year points race, was 8-under, posting rounds of 69-66-73=208. Zylstra became the only three time winner in the 16 year history of the event.

Sam Till of Fort Wayne, Indiana was the closest competitor at 1-under, shooting rounds of 74-70-71=215.

Chip Lutz, the 2010 Senior Player-of-the-Year, was not in the field but second ranked Ron Carter of Indiana was. Carter finished tied for 6th at 222.


Gary Strickfaden of Pinehurst, NC, shot rounds of 69-68-76 to capture the Super Senior division by a whopping 12-strokes. Carlos Salaber of Naples Florida finished in second place; he slid to a 79 on Wednesday after posting rounds of 71-75 on the first two days.

Results For Riverwood Senior Invitational Golf Tournament
1MIBill ZylstraPlymouth, MI70069-66-73--208
2INSam TillFort Wayne, IN50074-70-71--215
T3INJim AnthonyFranklin, IN40073-68-76--217
T3MNJon EmpangerChaska, MN40070-72-75--217
5INDave BatesNewburgh, IN40074-73-74--221

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ABOUT THE Riverwood Senior Invitational Golf Tournament

***There will be no 2012 Riverwood Senior Invitational*** 54 hole stroke play invitational for seniors. Field limited to 128. Now part of the Golfweek Florida Swing

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