Vanier Wins Second Commuters Title in Three Days
Gary Vanier picked up two wins in three days (NCGA photo)
Gary Vanier picked up two wins in three days (NCGA photo)

ALAMEDA, CA (April 22, 2018) - Gary Vanier made more history Sunday at the Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament, winning the Senior division just two days after wrapping up the inaugural Super Senior competition.

Playing on no rest, Vanier stepped up and posted rounds of 69 and 71 over the weekend to win the Senior title by two over Todd Barsotti, who picked up a nice runner-up at 142 over Randy Haag who posted 143.

In winning the Super Senior and Senior tournaments, the 67-year-old played four-straight rounds at 7 under par, matching his age in one of those rounds.

Related: Vanier Wins Inaugural Alameda Commuters Super Senior

It was the 8th Alameda Commuters title for Vanier, having previously won the Championship in three straight years from 1988-1990, the Senior division in 2007, 2013 and 2016, and the Super Senior division just two days ago.

First-round leader Tony Padilla shot 67 Saturday but fell back to a tie for third with Haag after a closing 76.

Robert Fulton finished alone in fifth at 145.

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ABOUT THE Alameda Commuters Senior

Senior division of long running event played over two weekends at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex in Alameda. Seniors play in between the two weekends in their own 36 hole competition. The Senior Division is a 36 hole stroke play event open to all players 55 and older with a 6.5 index or lower.

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