Iowa Masters: Another Win for Elliott
Gene Elliott's Iowa Masters win was his third, the same
number of Iowa state titles he has won this year
AMES, IA (July 9, 2017) - Gene Elliott
of West Des Moines won his third Iowa Masters title, and his third Iowa state title this year, edging out four-time champion Jon Brown
of Clive by two shots at Veenker Memorial Golf Course.
Elliott had rounds of 66-69-70 for an 11-under total of 205. Brown had three straight rounds of 69 for finish at 9 under.
Trevor Ullestad of Jewell was alone in third, six shots behind Elliott at five-under 211, while Jon Olson of Ankeny finished solo fourth at four-under 212.
It was Elliott's third Iowa Masters title, having first won the event in 2009 and then again in 2015. It was also Elliott's third Iowa state title of the year, having won the Iowa Senior Match Play, and also the Iowa Four-Ball with partner Mike McCoy.
McCoy, a two-time champion (2012, 2013) in the Iowa Masters, finished tied for 12th at 221, five over par.
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ABOUT THE Iowa Masters
The Iowa Masters is an invitational 54-hole stroke
golf tournament sponsored by Veenker Memorial
Course and Facilities Planning and Management of
State University. The Iowa Masters is one of the
Golf Association’s “major” tournaments that
the IGA Amateur, Senior Amateur and Super Senior
Amateur of the Year awards. The tournament is
scheduled to be contested over 54 holes with all
competitors playing both Friday and Saturday.
Following the second round, a cut is made to
determine the field for the final round.
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