Keith Decker leads Virginia Super Senior
Keith Decker
Keith Decker

NEWPORT NEWS, Virg. (June 10, 2014) -- Keith Decker shot a 3-under 67 and leads a crowded leaderboard after Round 1 of the 2014 Virginia Senior Stroke Play Championship at James River Country Club.

Decker leads Al Bello and Mike Howell by two shots and sits three up on a quartet of contenders.

Decker collected three birdies on the outward half at Nos. 2, 3 and 6 en route to going without a bogey and shooting 3-under 32 on the outward nine. He got to four under with a birdie at the par-4 11th before making his only bogey of the day at the last where a wayward tee shot left him in recovery mode.

“I felt good and I was hitting the ball solidly,” Decker said. “I made a couple of putts. I hit one bad shot [at No. 18].”

In the Super Senior Division, Dick Blackburn leads after a superb 4-under 66. He's two shots up on the field and the duo of Jack Tuttle and Jon Abbett.

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36-hole stroke play competition (18 holes per day). Age groups will be 50-54, 55-59 and 60-and-over. All players will compete from the same set of tees. Open to VSGA members at least 50 years of age holding an active GHIN number issued by a licensed VSGA Member Club in good standing.

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