Tolly takes lead at Trans-Miss Senior
Rich Tolly
Rich Tolly

TUCSON, Arizona (May 21, 2013) - Rich Tolly of Laguna Hills, Calif. leads the 14th Trans-Miss Senior Championship after an opening round 2-under par 70.

Tolly has a two-stroke lead over Chris Maletis of Portland, Ore. Wes Mohr of Houston, Texas leads the Super Senior division at even-par 72 while Tom Brown of La Jolla, Calif. leads the Legends division. Conducted by the Trans-Mississippi Golf Association, the Senior Championship features a field of 78 of the top senior players from 14 states. The par-72 North Course at The Gallery GC is playing 6,557 yards for the Senior division and 6,073 yards for the Super Senior and Legends divisions. Tolly recorded four birdies and two bogeys in calm conditions. Despite ideal scoring conditions, Tolly had the only under-par round of the day. Following Maletis at even-par 70 are Corky Nelson of Dallas, Texas, Gary Hardin of Fort Worth, Texas and Cyrus Whitney of Oro Valley, Ariz. at 1-over par 73. The second round of this 54-hole championship will begin at 8:00 AM Wednesday with players going off Nos. 1 and 10 tees.

Results For Trans-Mississippi Senior and Mid-Master Championship
1TXCorliss NelsonDallas, TX70073-73-71=217
2AZCyrus WhitneyOro Valley, AZ40073-73-72=218
3ORChris MaletisPortland, OR30072-75-72=219
4TXBob KearneyHouston, TX30074-72-74=220
T5CADennis DachtlerFolsom, CA30076-75-72=223

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ABOUT THE Trans-Miss Senior and Mid-Master

Entrants must be at least 40 years or older by the first day of the tournament, have a USGA Handicap Index (or equivalent) not exceeding 4.0 (10.0 or less in the Super Senior Division of 65 and over) and be a member of Trans-Mississippi Golf Association member club (players may make an individual contribution of $100 minimum to the Turf Scholarship Fund as part of the entry process, in lieu of club membership).

The championship will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play with four divisions: Mid-Master (ages 40+), Senior (55+), Super Senior (65+) and Legends (70+). Each division will play from separate tees/yardages and separate champions will be recognized in each division.

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