U.S. Senior Challenge: Whitney, McMullen lead
SIMPSONVILLE, Kent. (June 19, 2013) -- Jerry McMullen of Indiana and Arizona's Cyrus Whitney fired identical second-round 70s and are co-leaders entering the final round of play at the 2013 U.S. Senior Challenge at The Cardinal Club.
Both players trailed first-round leader Mac McGee (66-77) after Round 1 on Tuesday. When McGee struggled, Wednesday the door was open for Whitney and McMullen.
McGee is alone in third place while Happy Rakestraw of Kentucky sits in fourth place after rounds of 73-71.
Dan Smith, who was in second place after a first-round 69, sits tied for fifth after a second-round 77.
ABOUT THE U.S. Senior Challenge
The U.S. Senior Challenge is the nation’s only senior,
amateur golf event featuring teams from different
competing against each other usually held in June of
each year. Four-man teams representing their
one of which can be 50-54 and at least three need to
be 55 & over and much like a collegiate event, has
individual component inside the event.
The tournament is a 54-hole competition. The best
three of four scores per hole are counted on the first
competitive play when teams are paired together,
and the best three of four 18-hole rounds are scored
final two rounds.
A team and an individual champion will be identified
along with a Senior and Super Senior Payout.
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