Manteca City Senior: Thompson, Olds prevail

MANTECA, Calif. (July 3, 2011) -- Score another victory for an amateurgolf.com member. Rob Thompson of Merced was the winner of the Manteca City Senior Championship with a two day total 138. Thompson was six strokes clear of second place finishers John Enright and Tom Marks who shot 144. Fourth place went to Gary Conklin with a 147.

Thompson, who recently tied for first in both the Fresno City and Santa Clara County, but lost in playoffs, shot a 71 on Saturday. No playoff was needed this time. In his final round he was 5-under par on the front nine and held on to finish with a 67 and a six stroke margin of victory.

Thompson, 64, said, "It's nice to win at my age."

Bob Olds of Brentwood, another long time amateurgolf.com member, won the super senior flight with a 151, two ahead of Jim Welsh.

ABOUT THE Manteca City Senior Stroke Play

NCGA Points event, must be 50 years or older to enter. 36-hole stroke play event hosted at Manteca Park Golf Course. Championship flight played at scratch with net flights and a super-senior flight for those 65 and older.

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