L-R Don Russell (Super Senior Division Champion),
Donny Phillips (Senior Division Champion)
and Don Kuehn (Legends Division Champion)
(Photo Courtesy of Mark Hall)
STOCKBRIDGE, GA (May 17, 2017) - Donny Phillips closed with his third consecutive 3-under 69 to finish 9-under and as the four shot winner of the Geranium Senior Invitational hosted by Eagle's Landing Country Club.
The stellar play helped Phillips to a four-stroke win over runner-up Chris Hall (-5). In third place it was Bob Levy (+3), Steve Humphrey (+5) was fourth and in fifth came Allen Peake (+6).
In the Super Senior Division Don Russell emerged as the victor. Playing from behind, Russell shot a final round 2-under 70 to post 3-under. Pete Allen led by four shots at the start of the day but settled for second at 1-under, Mike Jackson at 3-over was third while in fourth came Jim Kamis and John Armstrong at 4-over.
The Legends Division title went to the 5-under Don Kuehn. This week Kuehn combined rounds of 72-70-69 to emerge as the winner.
At 2-under Dick Van Leuvan took second, Ed Craig and Gary Unell shared third at 1-over while in forth came the 2-over Joe Pavoni.
By combining rounds of 69-69 Donny Phillips has posted a 138 tally and he holds a two shot lead with one round remaining at the Geranium Senior Invitational hosted by Eagle's Landing Country Club.
Beginning the round in a close second place is Chris Hall (71-69--140), in a distant third it is Steve Humphrey (75-71--146), Bob Levy (70-78--148) is fourth while in fifth it is Allen Peake (73-76--149).
In the Super Senior Division the way is being paved by four-stroke leader Pete Allen (69-70--139) and like Phillips he will be attempting to go wire-to-wire on Wednesday.
Don Russell (73-70--143) is second and in a tie for third it is Don Marsh (75-70--145) and Mike Jackson (73-72--145).
The Legends Division lead belongs to Ed Craig (70-71--141) but right on his heels is Don Kuehn (72-70--142). Two players; Dick Van Leuvan (72-71--143) and Earl Daniell (73-70--143) are sharing third.
ABOUT THE Geranium Senior Invitational
Formerly known as the Georgia Senior Invitational,
Charlie Busbee and Paul Cobb launched this 54
hole invitational event in 2004. The tournament
was changed to the Geranium Senior Invitational in
2017. This 54-hole tournament has three divisions:
Senior - Age 55-64, Super Senior - Age 65-69,
Legend - Age 70 and above
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