Golfweek Senior: Sharpe takes overall title
18 Jan 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Golfweek Senior POY Classic, Reunion Resort, Steve Sharpe Rankings

Stephen Sharpe
Stephen Sharpe

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2014) -- Stephen Sharpe shot a final-round 76 to win the 2014 Golfweek Senior National Championship held at Saddlebrook.

Sharpe, who entered the final round tied for hte lead alongside Hal Wright, nipped Mark Macejko by a shot for the overall title.

Sharpe put together rounds of 76-69 in the first two rounds, using his Friday 69 to catapult into contention and a tie for the lead.

Wright struggled with a final-round 79 and finished tied for fourth place alongside Doug Pool of Nevada, who shot 76-76-72.

Amateurgolf.com Player Staff Members Cy Whitney and Ken Larney took sixth and seventh, respectively. Larney shot the low round of the tournament -- a 4-under 66 -- on Saturday to climb into the Top 10.

Jim Rollefson completed his wire-to-wire victory in the Super Senior Division, shooting 72-70-74 for a four-shot victory over Jon Abbett.

In the Legends Division, Ray Darmstadt held on for the title. He led from the start and used rounds of 78-75-70 to clip Walt Martin, who finished two shots back.

Results: Golfweek Senior POY Classic
1NCSteve SharpeGreensboro, NC70076-69-76--221
2NCMark MacejkoVass, NC40074-73-75--222
3LAEddie LyonsShreveport, LA30072-74-77--223
T4NVDoug PoolLas Vegas, NV30076-76-72--224
T4LAHal WrightShreveport, LA30073-72-79--224

View full results for Golfweek Senior POY Classic

ABOUT THE Golfweek Senior POY Classic

Premier tournament featuring the world’s elite senior amateurs age 55 and up, in three separate divisions: Senior (age 55-64), Super Senior (age 65-69), Legends (age 70-74) and Super Legends (age 75+). Max handicap 8.0.

The tournament honors Golfweek's top three nationally ranked players in the Senior, Super Senior and Legends division. The "Yancey Ford Award" is also presented, honoring an individual who has made significant lifetime contributions to amateur golf.

Formerly known as the Golfweek Senior National Championship.

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