Robert Nelson victorious at the Alabama Senior Amateur
Robert Nelson <br>(Alabama Golf Association Photo)
Robert Nelson
(Alabama Golf Association Photo)

HOOVER, AL (May 21, 2017) - Robert Nelson of Fairhope fired a final round three-under 69 to finish the championship at 213 for a one stroke victory over David Head of Sterrett. This is the first State Senior Amateur title for Nelson.

Defending champion Bryan Askew of Decatur posted a final round 83 (235) to finish T41 at Hoover Country Club.

In the 65+ Super Senior Division, John Gibbs of Oneonta carded a final round 75 (212) for a three shot in over Wayne Gardner of Mobile.

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ABOUT THE Alabama Senior Amateur

Must be a resident of the state of Alabama to enter. 54 holes of gross individual stroke play. Players in the 50-56 and 57-64 Age Divisions will play the championship tees and eligible to win the overall Championship. 65+ Age Division plays a shorter set of tees and ineligible for the overall Championship. After 36 holes, the field will be cut to the low 48 players and ties in the Championship Division and the low 12 players and ties in the 65+ Division.

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