Fox Puss Invitational winner Sam O'Dell
LYNCHBURG, VA (May 7, 2017) - Sam O'Dell was the only player to finish under-par and as a result he is the winner of the Fox Puss Invitational hosted by Boonsboro Country Club.
O'Dell, 2-over after the first round, put together a pair of 2-under 69's on Saturday and Sunday to finish 2-under for the tournament and as the three-stroke winner. 1-over for the final round after 11-holes, O'Dell took control of the tournament with four birdies over the course of the next five holes.
Scott Shingler and Justin Young shared second at even-par while in a tie for fourth it was Connor Burgess, Steve Serrao and Jimmy Delp at 2-over.
Leon Roday took home the Senior Division title with a 1-under showing. Roday, the winner by four, tallied a 1-under 70 during a final round that was highlighted by a hole-in-one on the 145 yard par-3 5th.
Phillip Mahone and James Angel shared second at 3-over.
SUPER SENIOR DIVISION
Bob Rotella cruised to the Super Senior Division title with a 3-over showing that left him seven shots in front of runner-up Bob Yow.
Rotella combined rounds of 73-71-72 and he birdied four-times during his final round.
Phillip Reale; David Schmidt (Championship First Flight), Michael Barber; Chris Boswell (Championship Second Flight), Parker See (Championship Third Flight), Brent Riley (Championship Fourth Flight), Daniel Yates; Neil Davis (Senior First Flight), Jack Allara II; Tim Vigotsky (Senior Second Flight), Greg Kozy (Senior Third Flight), Garland Gentry (Senior Fourth Flight)
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ABOUT THE Fox Puss Invitational
54 hole stroke play format tournament was
given the name “FOX PUSS” to honor two of
Boonsboro’s members that for many years had
devoted their talents and time to amateur golf
in the State of Virginia and the Lynchburg
Mr. H. M. “Fox” Blankinship and Mr. Charles
“Puss” Hancock. Both of these gentlemen
former Presidents of the Virginia State Golf
Association. This is the ruling body for
golf within the State of Virginia. Additionally,
Mr. Hancock was a long term President of
Boonsboro Country Club.
The first tournament was held late in 1971 and
has continued each year. While we have had
cancel the tournament three times over the
years, we have been able to retain a high level
of competition for the contestants. Our
Champions and contestants have been State
Amateur Champions; United States Amateur
Champion; British Amateur Champion; and
Walker Cup Members.
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