S. Carolina Super Sr.: Rickman leads
FLORENCE, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2012) -- Bob Rickman of North Augusta has a one stroke advantage after shooting a one over par 72 in the first round of the Super Senior Championship. The 65 year old Rickman used nines of 37-35 take gain his lead heading into the final round over Little Mountain’s Ron Callahan.

Scores were higher at the prestigious Florence Country Club as the course is under preparation for the First Stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying. Thick rough, slick greens and early morning wet conditions made for all the golf course the participants could ask for.

The 6th Annual SCGA Super Senior Championship is being played on the par 71 – 5,950 yard Florence Country Club in Florence, SC. The event was created to honor the 41 years of service by Anderson’s Harry Wilson to the SCGA. The field consists of 78 individuals over the age of 65 years old scheduled to play a stroke play format conducted over thirty six holes. The Super Senior Championship is one of 19 Major Championships conducted annually by the South Carolina Golf Association.

ABOUT THE South Carolina Super Senior

The Super Senior Championship began in 2007 as an off shoot of the SCGA's Senior Championship. The separate event made it possible to take the Super Senior's to different courses around the State and to play from yardages around 5,900 yards.

With the minimum age at 65 years old, the Super Seniors is an opportunity for event the most experienced golfer to still compete.

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