Governor's Cup- MS leads after 2nd match
13 May 2011
see also: Governor's Cup Matches, Beau Pre Golf Course


MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (May 13, 2011) --Mississippi blew past Arkansas 8-2 in Foursomes and leads the 6th annual Governor’s Cup at Big Creek 12-8. The only wins for the Arkansas Team came from Bev Hargraves & Bruce Dickey and Justin Burns & Lyle Middleton. With 20 singles matches on Saturday, MS needs only 8 points and a tie to keep the Cup, 8 1/2 for the victory.

MS – Fred Brister & Mike Taylor defeated Marc Richardson & John Vinson 5-4; MS – Joey Landrum & Ray Sears defeated Robert Green & Glenn Hickey 1-up; MS – Greg Brooking & Tico Hoffman defeated Roger Clement & Ken Golden 6-5; AR – Bev Hargraves & Oscar Taylor defeated Brother Sandifer & Andrew Abide 2-1; MS – David Sellers & Stan Hall defeated Brian Allbright & Neal Westbrook 4-3; MS- Ricky Sims & Robert Willis defeated Bruce Dickey & Stan Lee 5-4; MS – Lee Gladden & Paul Loyacano defeated Tracy Harris & Trey Schaap 1-up; MS- Duke Simmons & Rickey Riley defeated Chris Jenkins & Wes McNulty 2-up; MS – T. Robert Oakley & Richard Reed defeated Efren Gonzalez & Mike Satterwhite 1-up; AR – Justin Burns & Lyle Middleton defeated Alan Ellis & Clay Homan 2-1.

Singles Matches begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday.

ABOUT THE Governor's Cup

Team matches between amateur teams representing the Arkansas and Mississippi state golf associations.

Format: The Governor's Cup is a Ryder cup format. Team Mississippi competes with Team Arkansas in Four-Ball Match Play, Foursome (alternate shot) Match Play and Singles Match Play. Each match is worth 1 point.

Eligibility: The cup team is comprised of 20 competitors; 10 regular, 8 sernior and 2 super senior. The team is selected from the player of the year points from the previous year.

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