Pine Tree Country Club
(Pine Tree Country Club Photo)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (June 7, 2017) - With 18-holes remaining at the U.S. Senior Challenge Invitational hosted by Pine Tree Country Club the 1-under lead belongs to Tim Freeh and Steve Humphrey.
Freeh moved into the lead following a second round 2-under 70 that included three birdies and a bogey. The birdies came in succession on Nos. 9-11.
Humphrey is apart of the top spot on the leaderboard after carding a 1-under 71 on day two. The day for Humphrey included four birdies, a bogey and a double-bogey. Humphrey's double-bogey came on the 14th hole but he was able to rebound with birdies on the 16th and 18th holes.
First round co-leader Joey Holley, Steve Hudson and Bev Hargraves are tied for third at even-par while in sixth it is the 1-over Richard Jeffers.
The team standings are being dominated by Alabama Team 2 and at 1-over they lead by seven shots over Alabama Team 1 (+8).
Alabama Team 2 received contributing rounds from Joey Holley (E), Richard Jeffers (+1) and Robert Parmar (+3).
Oklahoma is a distant third at 17-over, Michigan at 21-over is fourth while 22-over Kentucky is fifth.
ROUND ONE RECAP
Joey Holley carded a 2-under 70 on Tuesday at the U.S. Senior Challenge Invitational hosted by Pine Tree Country Club to take a one shot lead after the first round.
Holley started his round on the 11th hole and after his 13th hole of the day he was 1-over for the round. However, in golf things can change quickly and they certainly did for Holley as he carded birdies on Nos. 6, 7 and 8 to reach 2-under and the top of the leaderboard. Following the run of three birdies in four holes Holley parred his final hole of the day to sign for a four birdie, two bogey round.
Four players --Robert Parmar, Cyrus Whitney, Bev Hargraves and Mike Brummer-- are all tied for second at 1-under while an additional five players are sharing sixth at even-par.
In the team standings Alabama Team 2 is 3-under and leading the race by seven shots. Each team includes four players with the top-three scores counting for the team tally.
On Tuesday Alabama Team 2 received scores from leader Joey Holley (-2), Robert Parmer (-1) and Richard Jeffers (E).
Alabama Team 1 (+4) is in second place and Oklahoma (+5) is third.
ABOUT THE U.S. Senior Challenge
The U.S. Senior Challenge is the nation’s only senior,
amateur golf event featuring teams from different
competing against each other usually held in June of
each year. Four-man teams representing their
one of which can be 50-54 and at least three need to
be 55 & over and much like a collegiate event, has
individual component inside the event.
The tournament is a 54-hole competition. The best
three of four scores per hole are counted on the first
competitive play when teams are paired together,
and the best three of four 18-hole rounds are scored
final two rounds.
A team and an individual champion will be identified
along with a Senior and Super Senior Payout.
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