Utah Senior Stroke Play is 8th Win of the Season for Davis
Ron Davis, the 2017 Utah Senior Stroke Play champion
BOUNTIFUL, UT (August 19, 2017) - Ron Davis capped off a successful season with a win in the Utah Senior Stroke Play Championship at Bountiful Ridge Golf Club.
Davis closed awith a two-under 69 to win by one shot over home-course favorite Steve Poulson, and by two shots over Brigham Gibbs, with whom Davis shared the lead after two rounds.
Davis opened with a 68 to take a one shot lead over Gibbs, with three others two back. Gibbs moved into a tie for the lead after a second-day 70, with Poulson one shot back.
Poulson birdied three straight holes starting at the 6th to take the lead, but Davis responded with birdies at 12 and 13, and when Poulson bogeyed the 17th, Davis just had to make par at the last hole to win.
In addition to his eight tournament wins this season, Davis made it to the semifinals of the Utah Senior Amateur (match play) in June.
Tom Jones won the Super Seniors division at one over par, while Richard Dibblee won the Net division.
ABOUT THE Utah Senior Stroke Play
Format: 54 holes stroke play for the Gross Division
with a cut to the low 40 & ties
after the second round. All remaining flights will be
36 holes of stroke play.
Flight Information: The tournament will have a
Division (age 50-64, gross
only), a Super-Senior Division (65 and older, gross
only) and a Net Division (age 50
and older, net only.) A player over the age of 65
choose to compete in the
overall championship but will be required to play the
championship tees and will
forfeit their eligibility in the super-senior division.
Eligibility: All UGA members who are 50 years of age
or older as of the first day of
competition are eligible to compete.
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