Mississippi wins Governor's Cup vs. Arkansas
15 May 2011
see also: Governor's Cup Matches, Beau Pre Golf Course


MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (May 15, 2011) -- Mississippi won 12 1/2 of the 20 points available in the Singles Matches on Saturday and rolled over Arkansas 24 1/2 to 15 1/2 in the 6th Annual Governor’s Cup at Big Creek C.C. in Mountain Home.

Temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40s, with steady winds of 25 mph provided a cold final round for all 40 participants. The series is now tied 3-3.

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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