Duty takes medalist honors at WVGA Senior Amateur

CHARLES TOWN, WV (Sept 15, 2011) -- Hurricane’s John Duty, Sr. wins his first Stroke Play portion of the WV Senior Amateur at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. The 2-time overall Champion defeated 2010 Stroke Play Champion, Huntington’s Steve Fox, in a sudden-death playoff to win the title.

Duty will now be the number one seed going into the Round of 32 Match Play competition.

Morgantown’s Dick Bolen defeated Hurricane’s Tommy Holland to win the Silver Division, while Huntington’s Charlie Stone is the leader of the pack in the Gold Division, knocking off Round 1 low round of the day, Bob White (who shot 1-under-par, 71).

ABOUT THE West Virginia Senior Amateur

Entries are open to male amateur golfers with an active GHIN Handicap index through a WVGA Member Club, and who are 50 years of age or older by the first round of Championship. The tournament will be 36 holes of stroke play qualifying followed by match play. Thirty-two players will advance in the Senior Division, 16 players will advance in the Silver Division, and 8 players will advance in the Gold Division.

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