S. Carolina Tournament of Champions: Todd takes title
27 Jan 2013
see also: South Carolina Tournament of Champions, Tradition Golf Club

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (Jan. 27, 2013) -- The 17th Annual Tournament of Champions had a late final round start due to frost, but all the contestants battled through the tough conditions and finished the day under a sunny sky.

After the completion of the final round Walter Todd of Laurens won his third title in the Men’s Club Division with a two under par score of 142. In the Senior Club Division, Jonathan Evans of Hollywood squeaked out a one shot victory with a 148 score. Irmo’s Mims Liner used some good putting to capture the One Day Gross Division by two shots. Jim Martin of Columbia came from six shots behind to win the One Day Senior Division with a score of 149. In the Women’s Division, Natalie Huff shot a two day total of 153 to win her first TOC championship.

The 17th Annual Tournament of Champions was played over the Tradition Golf Club layout in Pawleys Island, S.C. The field consisted 96 men & women Club and One Day tournament Champions throughout South Carolina. The Tournament of Champions is one of 19 Major Championships that the South Carolina Golf Association conducts through the year.

ABOUT THE South Carolina Tournament of Champions

With the first event held in January of 1997, The Tournament of Champions was created to honor the Champions of the SCGA Member Club events and the SCGA One Day Tournaments throughout the year prior.

Participants compete against one another in flights based on how they qualified. Flights are broken up as Men's Club Champions, Men's Senior Club Champions, SCGA One Day Gross winners, SCGA One Day Net winner, SCGA One Day Senior winners and a Women's Division that includes both Women's Club Champions and WSCGA One Day winners. Each flight plays from a predetermined set of tees and competes only against other players in their respective flight.

From the first event of 42 players, the Tournament of Champions now reaches capacity and has become of one of the highlights for many players throughout the year.

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