Charlie Coe: Pool, Dyche lead
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (May 31, 2012) -- Round two of the 2012 Charlie Coe Invitational is in the books after achallenging day of competition at Castle Pines Golf Club in Castle Rock,Colorado. The golf course was in perfect shape and the greens wereextremely fast making birdies and eagles tough to come by. The greatplaying ability of the field shone through as there were still some greatscores posted in the both the Mid - Am and Senior - Am divisions.

In the Mid-Am division, Jason Pool of Dunn Loring, VA, and partner BarryDyche of Charlotte, NC, recorded an eight under par 64, the best score ofthe day by four strokes for a two day total of 133. Tied for second at 137are the teams of Eric Ecker of Springfield, MO, and Brent Roof of Columbia,SC, and Tony Bagneschi of Scottsdale, AZ, and Bryan Hoops of Chandler, AZ,Scottsdale, Arizona. The final round will be up for grabs and many teamsare still in the hunt, including John Elway and Tom Hart of Denver,Colorado, who stand at 141.

In the Senior-Am division, John Pigg of Austin, TX, and Eddie Lyons ofShreveport, LA, lead the pack at seven under par 137. The team of DennyAlexander of Ft. Worth, TX, and Gary Hardin, of La Quinta, CA, are rightbehind them at 139.

The third and final round of the 2012 Charlie Coe Invitational is all setfor Friday, June 1st.

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ABOUT THE Charlie Coe Invitational

The Charlie Coe Invitational, organized by Mike Timbers, is played annually to honor one of the greatest amateurs ever. Coe is remembered for winning the U.S. Amateur twice, and for captaining the Walker Cup and Americas Cup teams. His first national amateur win came in 1949, and then again in 1958. Defending his title a year later, Coe lost to Jack Nicklaus. Coe had a distinguished Masters record. An Augusta National member, he played in 19 consecutive Masters, and finished as low amateur six times. He tied Arnold Palmer for second, behind Gary Player, in the 1961 Masters. In 1998, his alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, dedicated the Charlie Coe learning Center, a state of the art teaching facility. Coe was a member at Castle Pines until he died in 2001. Team Event, max handicap combined 4.0. Inquire by letter and golf resume.

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