US Senior Challenge: Top-ranked Zylstra rolls

ALVATON, Kent. (June 11, 2011) -- The 23rd United States Senior Challenge Individual Tournament concluded in extremely hot and humid weather in Bowling Green Kentucky. The Club at Olde Stone hosted this prestigious senior event and some might say the golf coursewas the winner.

Bill Zylstra of Michigan, the number one ranked senior amateur in the U.S., prevailed with a six shot (222) win over Emile Vaughan of Alabama.

In the super-senior division, long time participant Joe Cantrell of Kentucky won with a score of 228, besting Lynn Martin of Ohio who finished at 230.

Results For U.S. Senior Challenge
1MIBill ZylstraPlymouth, MI100072-74-76--222
2ALEmile VaughanMontgomery, AL70076-76-76--228
3INSam TillFort Wayne, IN50076-79-75--230
4ARBev HargravesHelena, AR50074-78-80--232
T5TNDoug HarrisFranklin, TN50077-76-80--233

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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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