Georgia Team Championship: Champions Retreat leads

STATHAM, GA (Oct. 29, 2011) -- Champions Retreat Golf Club of Evans leads Dalton Golf and Country Club by one stroke after the opening round of the 19th annual Georgia Team Championship, taking place October 29-30 at The Georgia Club. Champions Retreat shot 10-under-par 134, while Dalton sits at 9-under 135.

The Club at River Forest of Forsyth (-8), Cherokee Town and Country Club of Atlanta (-7) and Hamilton Mill Golf Club of Dacula (-7) fill out the top five.

The Red and Black nines are being used at The Georgia Club, which is playing to 6,896 yards and a par 72.

Twenty-six teams of four men each representing GSGA Member Clubs are competing over 36 holes for the title. The first round was 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, with the team’s two scores combining for the team total. The final round, which gets underway Sunday at 9:30 a.m. (shotgun), will be individual stroke play, with the best three of four 18-hole scores combining as the team score.

ABOUT THE Georgia Team

Entries: Open to four-man teams of male amateur golfers who are selected by their GSGA Member Club.

Field: First 30 club teams.

Format: One round of four-ball stroke play and one round of best three of four individual stroke play

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