National Senior-Junior: Team of Brennan-Christovich move into lead
JUPITER, FL (January 10, 2017) -- Heading into the final day of the National Senior-Junior hosted by The Dye Preserve the duo of Tommy Brennan and Patrick Christovich will be leading the way by one shot. The tandem has combined rounds of 69-65 to post a 134 total that puts them one in front of Mike McCoy and John Engler (68 -67--135).
Brennan and Christovich fired their 65 in the multi format event that featured best-ball play on day one and Pinehurst Format on day two.
In 2016 Christovich earned points in six AmateurGolf.com Ranking events with his best finish coming at the Lupton Invitational were he shared fourth.
Playing partner Tommy Brennan highlighted his 2016 campaign with a victory at the Trans-Mississippi Senior. He also tied for third at the George L. Coleman Senior Invitational and Gasparilla Senior last season.
Arnold Cutrell and Darin Kowalski (69--67--136) are in third while four other teams with 137 totals share fourth. Included in the fourth place group are first round leaders Alan Fadel and Andrew Biggadike (66-71--137)
ROUND ONE RECAP
After windy first round at the National Senior-Junior hosted by The Dye Preserve it is the team of Alan Fadel and Andrew Biggadike leading the way.
The duo combined for an opening day Best-Ball 66 that has them one shot in front of 2016 Ralph Bogart Senior winner Jack Kearney and Frank Vana Jr.; 2008 U.S. Senior Amateur champion Buddy Marucci and Tom Nolan.
Fadel is coming off a season that saw him finish T8 at the George L. Coleman Senior while Biggadike had a T16 at the Coleman Invitational.
The top-five is rounded out by star mid-amateur Mike McCoy and 2013 Birmingham National Invitational winner John Engler who shot a 68 to sit in fourth while eight teams are sharing fifth following 69's.
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ABOUT THE National Senior Junior
Mid Amateur, Senior Amateur. Unique 54 hole
stroke play invitational features a "junior" (mid
am) and a senior. There is also a Legends division
that pairs legends and super seniors. Started in 1991
Society of Seniors members. Played on a
wonderful course re-done by Pete Dye. Best Ball
Format Round 1 – Pinehurst Format Round 2 –
Scramble Format Round 3.
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